AMARA RAJA BATT. Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Down 5.5%
Mon, 12 Nov

AMARA RAJA BATT. has announced its results for the quarter ended September 2018. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

AMARA RAJA BATT. Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Sep-17*
3
Jun-18*
3
Sep-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m14,27517,78717,531-1.4%22.8%
Other incomeRs m1221371423.9%16.4%
TurnoverRs m14,39717,92417,673-1.4%22.8%
ExpensesRs m11,89415,58415,164-2.7%27.5%
Gross profitRs m2,3812,2032,3667.4%-0.6%
DepreciationRs m5846306432.1%10.1%
InterestRs m13151822.1%45.6%
Profit before taxRs m1,9071,6951,8489.0%-3.1%
TaxRs m63556564614.3%1.7%
Profit after taxRs m1,2721,1301,2026.4%-5.5%
Gross profit margin%16.712.413.5
Effective tax rate%33.333.334.9
Net profit margin%8.86.36.8
* 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 22.8% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 27.5% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 0.6% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 13.5% in 2QFY19 as against 16.7% in 2QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 10.1% and finance costs increased by 45.6% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 16.4% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 5.5% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 8.8% in 2QFY18 to 6.8% in 2QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 1.4% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 2.7% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 7.4% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 13.5% in 2QFY19 as against 12.4% in 1QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 6.4% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 6.3% in 1QFY18 to 6.8% in 2QFY19.

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AMARA RAJA BATT. Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, AMARA RAJA BATT. share price has moved up from Rs 751.2 to Rs 769.2, registering a Gain of Rs 18.0 or around 2.4%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 5.8% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 769.2, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of AMARA RAJA BATT. stands at 27.5 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 4.5 times.