MPS LTD Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Up 10.9%
Mon, 21 Jan

MPS LTD has announced its results for the quarter ended December 2018. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

MPS LTD Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Dec-17*
3
Sep-18*
3
Dec-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m6791,006995-1.1%46.6%
Other incomeRs m51395132.3%0.0%
TurnoverRs m7301,0451,0470.2%43.4%
ExpensesRs m439748740-1.0%68.5%
Gross profitRs m239258255-1.2%6.5%
DepreciationRs m1931323.2%67.9%
InterestRs m000-50.0%-50.0%
Profit before taxRs m2712662743.2%1.0%
TaxRs m9679790.4%-17.2%
Profit after taxRs m1761871954.3%10.9%
Gross profit margin%35.325.725.6
Effective tax rate%35.329.728.9
Net profit margin%24.117.918.6
* 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 46.6% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 68.5% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 6.5% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 25.6% in 3QFY19 as against 35.3% in 3QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 67.9% and finance costs declined by 50.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 0.0% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 10.9% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 24.1% in 3QFY18 to 18.6% in 3QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 1.1% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 1.0% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 1.2% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 25.6% in 3QFY19 as against 25.7% in 2QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 4.3% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 17.9% in 2QFY18 to 18.6% in 3QFY19.

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

MPS LTD Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, MPS LTD share price has moved up from Rs 651.6 to Rs 485.0, registering a Loss of Rs 166.6 or around 25.6%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 3.8% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 485.0, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of MPS LTD stands at 13.2 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 2.2 times.