SICAL LOGISTICS Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Down 40.8%
Mon, 12 Nov

SICAL LOGISTICS has announced its results for the quarter ended September 2018. Here is a detailed performance review of the same:

SICAL LOGISTICS Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Sep-17*
3
Jun-18*
3
Sep-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m2,4803,2353,60811.5%45.5%
Other incomeRs m40131627.6%-59.7%
TurnoverRs m2,5203,2483,62511.6%43.8%
ExpensesRs m2,1022,8503,20212.3%52.3%
Gross profitRs m3773854065.5%7.5%
DepreciationRs m1581691849.1%16.4%
InterestRs m1501551613.3%6.9%
Profit before taxRs m10973775.5%-29.2%
TaxRs m345133-34.9%-4.1%
Profit after taxRs m75234496.0%-40.8%
Gross profit margin%15.211.911.2
Effective tax rate%31.569.242.7
Net profit margin%3.00.71.2
* 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 45.5% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 52.3% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 7.5% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 11.2% in 2QFY19 as against 15.2% in 2QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 16.4% and finance costs increased by 6.9% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 59.7% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 40.8% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 3.0% in 2QFY18 to 1.2% in 2QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 11.5% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 12.3% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 5.5% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 11.2% in 2QFY19 as against 11.9% in 1QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 96.0% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 0.7% in 1QFY18 to 1.2% in 2QFY19.

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

SICAL LOGISTICS Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, SICAL LOGISTICS share price has moved up from Rs 207.9 to Rs 150.2, registering a Loss of Rs 57.8 or around 27.8%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 5.8% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 150.2, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of SICAL LOGISTICS stands at 40.6 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 1.6 times.