COLGATE Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Up 10.6%
Tue, 6 Nov

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

COLGATE Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Sep-17*
3
Jun-18*
3
Sep-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m10,84910,41311,68012.2%7.7%
Other incomeRs m899286-5.7%-2.4%
TurnoverRs m10,93710,50511,76712.0%7.6%
ExpensesRs m7,8437,5978,38510.4%6.9%
Gross profitRs m3,0063,1573,2964.4%9.6%
DepreciationRs m3923943981.1%1.7%
InterestRs m0000.0%0.0%
Profit before taxRs m2,7032,8552,9844.5%10.4%
TaxRs m9279601,0206.3%10.0%
Profit after taxRs m1,7761,8951,9643.6%10.6%
Gross profit margin%27.730.328.2
Effective tax rate%34.333.634.2
Net profit margin%16.218.016.7
* 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 7.7% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 6.9% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 9.6% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins remained same and stood at 28.2% in 2QFY19.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 1.7% and finance costs increased by 0.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 2.4% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 10.6% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 16.2% in 2QFY18 to 16.7% in 2QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 12.2% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 10.4% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 4.4% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 28.2% in 2QFY19 as against 30.3% in 1QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 3.6% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 18.0% in 1QFY18 to 16.7% in 2QFY19.

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

COLGATE Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, COLGATE share price has moved up from Rs 1,043.0 to Rs 1,098.5, registering a Gain of Rs 55.5 or around 5.3%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE FMCG Index is trading at Rs 11,100.5 (down 0.8%). Over the last one year it has moved up from 10,329.8 to 11,100.5, a gain of 771 points (up 7.5%).

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 3.7% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 1,098.5, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of COLGATE stands at 40.1 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 19.6 times.