PSL LTD Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Down 91.4%

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PSL LTD Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Down 91.4%
Wed, 6 Jun

PSL LTD has announced its results for the quarter ended March 2018. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

PSL LTD Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-17*
3
Dec-17*
3
Mar-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m9314219336.2%108.5%
Other incomeRs m0612-97.2%0.0%
TurnoverRs m93203195-3.8%110.4%
ExpensesRs m3,93323733440.9%-91.5%
Gross profitRs m-5,144-95-141
DepreciationRs m433280280-0.1%-35.4%
InterestRs m0010.0%0.0%
Profit before taxRs m-5,577-314-420
TaxRs m00610.0%0.0%
Profit after taxRs m-5,577-314-480
Gross profit margin%-5,549.1-67.0-72.8
Effective tax rate%0.00.0-14.4
Net profit margin%-6,015.6-155.1-246.4
* 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 108.5% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were down by 91.5% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 97.3% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 72.8% in 4QFY18 as against 5549.1% in 4QFY17.
  • Depreciation charges and finance costs declined by 35.4% YoY and 0.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 0.0% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 91.4% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from -6015.6% in 4QFY17 to 246.4% in 4QFY18.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 36.2% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 40.9% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 47.9% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 72.8% in 4QFY18 as against 67.0% in 3QFY17.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 52.9% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 154.7% in 3QFY17 to 246.4% in 4QFY18.

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

PSL LTD Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, PSL LTD share price has moved up from Rs 4.5 to Rs 2.9, registering a Loss of Rs -1.6 or around 35.6%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE CAPITAL GOODS Index is trading at Rs 18,350.9 (up 1.4%). Over the last one year it has moved up from 17,685.1 to 18,350.9, a gain of 665.9 points (up 3.8%).

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 0.8% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 2.9, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of PSL LTD stands at NM times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 0.0 times.

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