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VST INDUSTRIES Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Up 7.2%

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VST INDUSTRIES Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Up 7.2%
Thu, 19 Jul

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

VST INDUSTRIES Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-17*
3
Dec-17*
3
Mar-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m2,2762,5702,99916.7%31.8%
Other incomeRs m156557843.2%-50.0%
TurnoverRs m2,4332,6243,07717.3%26.5%
ExpensesRs m1,6581,7712,20324.4%32.8%
Gross profitRs m618799796-0.3%28.9%
DepreciationRs m1059411118.3%5.0%
InterestRs m0000.0%0.0%
Profit before taxRs m6697607640.5%14.2%
TaxRs m2182622806.9%28.7%
Profit after taxRs m451498483-2.9%7.2%
Gross profit margin%27.131.126.5
Effective tax rate%32.634.536.7
Net profit margin%18.519.015.7
* 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 31.8% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 32.8% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 28.9% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins remained same and stood at 26.5% in 4QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges and finance costs increased by 5.0% YoY and 0.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 50.0% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 7.2% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 18.5% in 4QFY17 to 15.7% in 4QFY18.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 16.7% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 24.4% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 0.3% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 26.5% in 4QFY18 as against 31.1% in 3QFY17.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 2.9% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 19.0% in 3QFY17 to 15.7% in 4QFY18.

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

VST INDUSTRIES Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, VST INDUSTRIES share price has moved up from Rs 3,321.9 to Rs 2,557.0, registering a Loss of Rs -764.9 or around 23.0%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is down 0.1% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 2,557.0, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of VST INDUSTRIES stands at 21.7 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 7.4 times.

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