GSK CONSUMER Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Up 34.9%
Mon, 13 May

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

GSK CONSUMER Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-18*
3
Dec-18*
3
Mar-19*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m11,79611,16812,86115.2%9.0%
Other incomeRs m8421,2431,229-1.1%46.0%
TurnoverRs m12,63812,41114,09013.5%11.5%
ExpensesRs m9,2968,7839,67610.2%4.1%
Gross profitRs m2,5002,3853,18533.5%27.4%
DepreciationRs m145158149-5.6%2.6%
InterestRs m822-4.8%-74.0%
Profit before taxRs m3,1893,4684,26322.9%33.7%
TaxRs m1,0711,2571,40411.7%31.2%
Profit after taxRs m2,1182,2112,85829.3%34.9%
Gross profit margin%21.221.424.8
Effective tax rate%33.636.232.9
Net profit margin%16.817.820.3
* 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 9.0% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 4.1% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 27.4% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 24.8% in 4QFY19 as against 21.2% in 4QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 2.6% and finance costs declined by 74.0% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 46.0% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 34.9% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 16.8% in 4QFY18 to 20.3% in 4QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 15.2% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 10.2% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 33.5% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a growth and stood at 24.8% in 4QFY19 as against 21.4% in 3QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 29.3% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 17.8% in 3QFY18 to 20.3% in 4QFY19.

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

GSK CONSUMER Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, GSK CONSUMER share price has moved up from Rs 5,919.1 to Rs 7,150.9, registering a Gain of Rs 1,231.9 or around 20.8%.

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

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 7,150.9, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of GSK CONSUMER stands at 30.6 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 8.6 times.