NTPC Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Up 14.2%
Thu, 31 Jan

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

NTPC Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Dec-17*
3
Sep-18*
3
Dec-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m207,744222,611241,2048.4%16.1%
Other incomeRs m3,1352,2491,877-16.6%-40.1%
TurnoverRs m210,878224,860243,0808.1%15.3%
ExpensesRs m154,974166,687175,4055.2%13.2%
Gross profitRs m52,17755,92465,79917.7%26.1%
DepreciationRs m18,81418,88520,0106.0%6.4%
InterestRs m10,65012,94112,770-1.3%19.9%
Profit before taxRs m25,84826,34734,89532.4%35.0%
TaxRs m2,2405,7867,94137.3%254.6%
Profit after taxRs m23,60820,56126,95431.1%14.2%
Gross profit margin%25.125.127.3
Effective tax rate%8.722.022.8
Net profit margin%11.29.111.1
* 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 16.1% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 13.2% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 26.1% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 27.3% in 3QFY19 as against 25.1% in 3QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 6.4% and finance costs increased by 19.9% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 40.1% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 14.2% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 11.2% in 3QFY18 to 11.1% in 3QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 8.4% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 5.2% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 17.7% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 27.3% in 3QFY19 as against 25.1% in 2QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 31.1% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 9.1% in 2QFY18 to 11.1% in 3QFY19.

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

NTPC Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, NTPC share price has moved up from Rs 170.3 to Rs 140.4, registering a Loss of Rs 29.9 or around 17.6%.

Meanwhile, the S&P BSE POWER Index is trading at Rs 1,885.4 (up 1.2%). Over the last one year it has moved down from 2,319.5 to 1,885.4, a gain of 434 points (down 18.7%).

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

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 140.4, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of NTPC stands at 11.8 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 1.1 times.