DABUR Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Down 6.5%
Fri, 3 May

DABUR has announced its results for the quarter ended March 2019. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

DABUR Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-18*
3
Dec-18*
3
Mar-19*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m20,32921,99221,282-3.2%4.7%
Other incomeRs m732753661-12.2%-9.8%
TurnoverRs m21,06222,74521,943-3.5%4.2%
ExpensesRs m15,47717,53816,710-4.7%8.0%
Gross profitRs m4,8524,4533,819-14.2%-21.3%
DepreciationRs m4264494623.1%8.5%
InterestRs m132167124-25.9%-6.3%
Profit before taxRs m5,0264,5903,893-15.2%-22.5%
TaxRs m1,052924178-80.7%-83.1%
Profit after taxRs m3,9743,6663,7151.3%-6.5%
Gross profit margin%23.920.217.9
Effective tax rate%20.920.14.6
Net profit margin%18.916.116.9
* 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 4.7% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 8.0% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 21.3% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 17.9% in 4QFY19 as against 23.9% in 4QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 8.5% and finance costs declined by 6.3% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 9.8% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 6.5% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 18.9% in 4QFY18 to 16.9% in 4QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 3.2% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 4.7% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 14.2% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 17.9% in 4QFY19 as against 20.2% in 3QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 1.3% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 16.1% in 3QFY18 to 16.9% in 4QFY19.

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

DABUR Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, DABUR share price has moved up from Rs 369.5 to Rs 378.8, registering a Gain of Rs 9.4 or around 2.5%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE FMCG Index is trading at Rs 11,590.3 (down 1.0%). Over the last one year it has moved up from 11,159.7 to 11,590.3, a gain of 431 points (up 3.9%).

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 10.8% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 378.8, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of DABUR stands at 46.0 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 11.7 times.