GRASIM IND. Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Down 222.4%
Fri, 16 Nov

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

GRASIM IND. Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Sep-17*
3
Jun-18*
3
Sep-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m136,457168,567167,950-0.4%23.1%
Other incomeRs m2,8952,3303,01529.4%4.1%
TurnoverRs m139,352170,897170,9650.0%22.7%
ExpensesRs m111,301138,781142,4212.6%28.0%
Gross profitRs m24,43530,203-52-100.2%-100.2%
DepreciationRs m7,9487,6718,0575.0%1.4%
InterestRs m4,3004,0634,1291.6%-4.0%
Profit before taxRs m15,08320,799-9,224-144.3%-161.2%
TaxRs m4,4616,8033,775-44.5%-15.4%
Profit after taxRs m10,62213,995-12,999-192.9%-222.4%
Gross profit margin%17.917.90.0
Effective tax rate%29.632.7-40.9
Net profit margin%7.68.2-7.6
* 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 23.1% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 28.0% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 100.2% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 0.0% in 2QFY19 as against 17.9% in 2QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 1.4% and finance costs declined by 4.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 4.1% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 222.4% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 7.6% in 2QFY18 to -7.6% in 2QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 0.4% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 2.6% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 100.2% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 0.0% in 2QFY19 as against 17.9% in 1QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 192.9% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 8.2% in 1QFY18 to -7.6% in 2QFY19.

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GRASIM IND. Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, GRASIM IND. share price has moved up from Rs 1,158.7 to Rs 816.9, registering a Loss of Rs 341.9 or around 29.5%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 8.4% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 816.9, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of GRASIM IND. stands at 17.2 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 0.7 times.