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NAGARJUNA AGRICHEM Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Down 98.6%
Thu, 19 Jul

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

NAGARJUNA AGRICHEM Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-17*
3
Dec-17*
3
Mar-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m1,7911,8671,9011.8%6.2%
Other incomeRs m68538867.4%31.0%
TurnoverRs m1,8591,9201,9903.6%7.1%
ExpensesRs m1,6881,7481,8696.9%10.7%
Gross profitRs m3581199-92.6%-97.5%
DepreciationRs m7270-12-117.0%-116.4%
InterestRs m87789623.7%11.2%
Profit before taxRs m2672513-49.0%-95.3%
TaxRs m12119-18.2%-23.7%
Profit after taxRs m255144-73.7%-98.6%
Gross profit margin%20.06.40.5
Effective tax rate%4.444.571.4
Net profit margin%13.70.70.2
* 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 6.2% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 10.7% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 97.5% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 0.5% in 4QFY18 as against 20.0% in 4QFY17.
  • Depreciation charges and finance costs declined by 116.4% YoY and 11.2% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 31.0% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 98.6% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 13.7% in 4QFY17 to 0.2% in 4QFY18.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 1.8% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 6.9% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 92.6% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 0.5% in 4QFY18 as against 6.4% in 3QFY17.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 73.7% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 0.7% in 3QFY17 to 0.2% in 4QFY18.

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

NAGARJUNA AGRICHEM Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, NAGARJUNA AGRICHEM share price has moved up from Rs 38.0 to Rs 28.1, registering a Loss of Rs -9.9 or around 26.1%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is down 0.1% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 28.1, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of NAGARJUNA AGRICHEM stands at 41.0 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 2.0 times.