SICAL LOGISTICS Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Down 22.4%
Tue, 5 Feb

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

SICAL LOGISTICS Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Dec-17*
3
Sep-18*
3
Dec-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m3,2943,6084,14214.8%25.7%
Other incomeRs m016174.3%5533.3%
TurnoverRs m3,2953,6254,15814.7%26.2%
ExpensesRs m2,8633,2023,73316.6%30.4%
Gross profitRs m4324064090.8%-5.3%
DepreciationRs m1601841861.0%16.1%
InterestRs m1611611620.6%0.4%
Profit before taxRs m11177781.4%-29.4%
TaxRs m503331-4.8%-37.7%
Profit after taxRs m6144476.1%-22.4%
Gross profit margin%13.111.29.9
Effective tax rate%45.442.740.1
Net profit margin%1.81.21.1
* 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 25.7% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 30.4% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 5.3% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 9.9% in 3QFY19 as against 13.1% in 3QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 16.1% and finance costs increased by 0.4% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 5533.3% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 22.4% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter declined from 1.8% in 3QFY18 to 1.1% in 3QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 14.8% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 16.6% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 0.8% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 9.9% in 3QFY19 as against 11.2% in 2QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 6.1% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 1.2% in 2QFY18 to 1.1% in 3QFY19.

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 195.3 to Rs 125.7, registering a Loss of Rs 69.6 or around 35.6%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 5.2% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 125.7, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of SICAL LOGISTICS stands at 36.4 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 1.3 times.