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WOCKHARDT LTD. Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Down 13.4%

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WOCKHARDT LTD. Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Down 13.4%
Fri, 20 Jul

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

WOCKHARDT LTD. Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-17*
3
Dec-17*
3
Mar-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m8,63510,05310,1831.3%17.9%
Other incomeRs m563371-84-122.7%-114.9%
TurnoverRs m9,19810,42410,099-3.1%9.8%
ExpensesRs m10,2789,58610,2446.9%-0.3%
Gross profitRs m-1,318467-45-109.5%
DepreciationRs m3713803820.7%3.0%
InterestRs m5896186505.1%10.3%
Profit before taxRs m-1,715-160-1,160
TaxRs m3326535232.7%977.4%
Profit after taxRs m-1,747-426-1,513
Gross profit margin%-15.34.6-0.4
Effective tax rate%-1.9-165.8-30.4
Net profit margin%-19.0-4.1-15.0
* 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 17.9% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were down by 0.3% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 96.6% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 0.4% in 4QFY18 as against 15.3% in 4QFY17.
  • Depreciation charges and finance costs increased by 3.0% YoY and 10.3% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 114.9% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 13.4% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from -19.0% in 4QFY17 to 15.0% in 4QFY18.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 1.3% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 6.9% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 109.5% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 0.4% in 4QFY18 as against 4.6% in 3QFY17.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 255.5% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 4.1% in 3QFY17 to 15.0% in 4QFY18.

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

WOCKHARDT LTD. Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, WOCKHARDT LTD. share price has moved up from Rs 640.2 to Rs 570.0, registering a Loss of Rs -70.2 or around 11.0%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE HEALTHCARE Index is trading at Rs 13,617.2 (up 0.7%). Over the last one year it has moved down from 14,918.1 to 13,617.2, a gain of -1,301.0 points (down 8.7%).

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 0.4% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 570.0, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of WOCKHARDT LTD. stands at NM times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 1.9 times.

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