ARCHIES LTD Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Down 28.2%
Wed, 13 Feb

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

ARCHIES LTD Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Dec-17*
3
Sep-18*
3
Dec-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m4394254413.7%0.5%
Other incomeRs m43538.3%4.1%
TurnoverRs m4434294463.9%0.5%
ExpensesRs m4054044142.4%2.1%
Gross profitRs m34212727.0%-19.2%
DepreciationRs m10991.5%-10.9%
InterestRs m77823.0%20.1%
Profit before taxRs m2191459.0%-31.5%
TaxRs m83592.6%-36.5%
Profit after taxRs m136944.5%-28.2%
Gross profit margin%7.75.06.2
Effective tax rate%39.430.136.5
Net profit margin%2.91.52.0
* 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 0.5% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 2.1% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 19.2% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 6.2% in 3QFY19 as against 7.7% in 3QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges declined by 10.9% and finance costs increased by 20.1% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 4.1% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 28.2% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 2.9% in 3QFY18 to 2.0% in 3QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 3.7% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 2.4% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 27.0% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 6.2% in 3QFY19 as against 5.0% in 2QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 44.5% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 1.4% in 2QFY18 to 2.0% in 3QFY19.

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

ARCHIES LTD Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, ARCHIES LTD share price has moved up from Rs 41.5 to Rs 26.5, registering a Loss of Rs 15.0 or around 36.1%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE FMCG Index is trading at Rs 11,516.4 (up 0.5%). Over the last one year it has moved up from 10,589.3 to 11,516.4, a gain of 927 points (up 8.8%).

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 5.7% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 26.5, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of ARCHIES LTD stands at 65.0 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 0.8 times.