SANOFI INDIA Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Up 37.5%
Fri, 20 Jul

SANOFI INDIA has announced its results for the quarter ended March 2018. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

SANOFI INDIA Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-17*
3
Dec-17*
3
Mar-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m5,5296,7046,177-7.9%11.7%
Other incomeRs m15918222624.2%42.1%
TurnoverRs m5,6886,8866,403-7.0%12.6%
ExpensesRs m4,5145,3604,833-9.8%7.1%
Gross profitRs m1,0151,3441,3440.0%32.4%
DepreciationRs m253257254-1.2%0.2%
InterestRs m4110-100.0%-100.0%
Profit before taxRs m9171,2581,3164.6%43.5%
TaxRs m317498491-1.4%54.9%
Profit after taxRs m6007608258.6%37.5%
Gross profit margin%18.420.021.8
Effective tax rate%34.639.637.3
Net profit margin%10.511.012.9
* 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 11.7% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 7.1% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 32.4% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 21.8% in 4QFY18 as against 18.4% in 4QFY17.
  • Depreciation charges and finance costs increased by 0.2% YoY and 100.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 42.1% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 37.5% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 10.5% in 4QFY17 to 12.9% in 4QFY18.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 7.9% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 9.8% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 0.0% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 21.8% in 4QFY18 as against 20.0% in 3QFY17.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 8.6% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 11.0% in 3QFY17 to 12.9% in 4QFY18.

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

SANOFI INDIA Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, SANOFI INDIA share price has moved up from Rs 4,189.5 to Rs 5,545.0, registering a Gain of Rs 1,355.5 or around 32.4%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE HEALTHCARE Index is trading at Rs 13,617.2 (up 0.7%). Over the last one year it has moved down from 14,918.1 to 13,617.2, a gain of -1,301.0 points (down 8.7%).

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 0.4% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 5,545.0, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of SANOFI INDIA stands at 36.6 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 7.4 times.