PROVOGUE (I) LTD Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Down 85.6%
Fri, 20 Jul

PROVOGUE (I) LTD has announced its results for the quarter ended March 2018. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

PROVOGUE (I) LTD Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-17*
3
Dec-17*
3
Mar-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m38610721297.3%-45.2%
Other incomeRs m16141827.4%13.6%
TurnoverRs m40212123089.2%-42.9%
ExpensesRs m1,012501317-36.8%-68.7%
Gross profitRs m-626-566-105
DepreciationRs m8331.8%-59.3%
InterestRs m77000.0%-100.0%
Profit before taxRs m-696-555-91
TaxRs m201612-25.0%-39.1%
Profit after taxRs m-716-572-103
Gross profit margin%-162.0-527.4-49.6
Effective tax rate%-2.9-2.9-13.6
Net profit margin%-178.0-470.8-44.8
* 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 fell 45.2% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were down by 68.7% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 83.2% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 49.6% in 4QFY18 as against 162.0% in 4QFY17.
  • Depreciation charges and finance costs declined by 59.3% YoY and 100.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 13.6% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 85.6% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from -178.0% in 4QFY17 to 44.8% in 4QFY18.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 97.3% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 36.8% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 81.4% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 49.6% in 4QFY18 as against 527.4% in 3QFY17.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 82.0% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 472.7% in 3QFY17 to 44.8% in 4QFY18.

To see how PROVOGUE (I) LTD has performed over the last eight quarters, please visit here.

PROVOGUE (I) LTD Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, PROVOGUE (I) LTD share price has moved up from Rs 4.7 to Rs 3.7, registering a Loss of Rs -1.0 or around 20.3%.

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

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 3.7, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of PROVOGUE (I) LTD stands at NM times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 0.1 times.