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PFIZER Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Up 51.2%

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PFIZER Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Up 51.2%
Fri, 25 Jan

PFIZER has announced its results for the quarter ended December 2018. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

PFIZER Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Dec-17*
3
Sep-18*
3
Dec-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m4,5655,1975,138-1.1%12.5%
Other incomeRs m32137164473.6%100.6%
TurnoverRs m4,8865,5685,7813.8%18.3%
ExpensesRs m3,3863,9003,595-7.8%6.2%
Gross profitRs m1,1791,2981,54318.9%30.9%
DepreciationRs m1771771780.2%0.2%
InterestRs m22331.8%45.0%
Profit before taxRs m1,3211,4892,00634.8%51.9%
TaxRs m44853168729.4%53.2%
Profit after taxRs m8729581,31937.7%51.2%
Gross profit margin%25.825.030.0
Effective tax rate%33.935.734.2
Net profit margin%17.917.222.8
* Results Consolidated
Interim results exclude extraordinary / exceptional items
Source: Company Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


Year-on-Year Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 12.5% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 6.2% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 30.9% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 30.0% in 3QFY19 as against 25.8% in 3QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 0.2% and finance costs increased by 45.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 100.6% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 51.2% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 17.9% in 3QFY18 to 22.8% in 3QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 1.1% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 7.8% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 18.9% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 30.0% in 3QFY19 as against 25.0% in 2QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 37.7% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 17.2% in 2QFY18 to 22.8% in 3QFY19.

To see how PFIZER has performed over the last eight quarters, please visit here.

PFIZER Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, PFIZER share price has moved up from Rs 2,261.0 to Rs 2,776.1, registering a Gain of Rs 515.1 or around 22.8%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE HEALTHCARE Index is trading at Rs 14,001.8 (up 0.0%). Over the last one year it has moved down from 15,028.8 to 14,001.8, a gain of 1,027 points (down 6.8%).

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 0.6% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 2,776.1, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of PFIZER stands at 29.9 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 4.7 times.

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