KAJARIA CERAMICS Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Down 4.0%
Mon, 13 May

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

KAJARIA CERAMICS Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-18*
3
Dec-18*
3
Mar-19*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m7,5007,5868,1537.5%8.7%
Other incomeRs m51456544.2%27.0%
TurnoverRs m7,5527,6318,2187.7%8.8%
ExpensesRs m6,3006,3776,9248.6%9.9%
Gross profitRs m1,2011,2081,2150.6%1.2%
DepreciationRs m229222217-2.3%-5.2%
InterestRs m473633-9.9%-30.3%
Profit before taxRs m9779961,0313.6%5.6%
TaxRs m2803373627.6%29.3%
Profit after taxRs m6966596691.5%-4.0%
Gross profit margin%16.015.914.9
Effective tax rate%28.733.835.1
Net profit margin%9.28.68.1
* 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 8.7% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 9.9% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 1.2% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 14.9% in 4QFY19 as against 16.0% in 4QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges declined by 5.2% and finance costs declined by 30.3% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 27.0% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 4.0% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 9.2% in 4QFY18 to 8.1% in 4QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 7.5% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 8.6% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 0.6% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 14.9% in 4QFY19 as against 15.9% in 3QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 1.5% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 8.6% in 3QFY18 to 8.1% in 4QFY19.

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

KAJARIA CERAMICS Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, KAJARIA CERAMICS share price has moved up from Rs 539.5 to Rs 576.8, registering a Gain of Rs 37.3 or around 6.9%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 6.5% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 576.8, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of KAJARIA CERAMICS stands at 39.2 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 6.8 times.