TRENT LTD Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Up 36.8%
Tue, 30 Apr

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

TRENT LTD Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Mar-18*
3
Dec-18*
3
Mar-19*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m5,2876,5656,6871.9%26.5%
Other incomeRs m1059488-6.3%-16.0%
TurnoverRs m5,3926,6596,7751.7%25.6%
ExpensesRs m5,0385,8396,3498.7%26.0%
Gross profitRs m249726333-54.1%33.7%
DepreciationRs m11111613517.0%21.9%
InterestRs m758810316.6%37.2%
Profit before taxRs m168616183-70.3%9.0%
TaxRs m5221424-88.9%-53.9%
Profit after taxRs m117403160-60.4%36.8%
Gross profit margin%4.711.15.0
Effective tax rate%30.634.713.0
Net profit margin%2.26.02.4
* 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 26.5% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 26.0% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit increased by 33.7% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins remained same and stood at 5.0% in 4QFY19.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 21.9% and finance costs increased by 37.2% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income declined by 16.0% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 36.8% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 2.2% in 4QFY18 to 2.4% in 4QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter grew 1.9% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were up by 8.7% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 54.1% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 5.0% in 4QFY19 as against 11.1% in 3QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter declined by 60.4% QoQ, while net profit margins declined from 6.1% in 3QFY18 to 2.4% in 4QFY19.

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

TRENT LTD Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, TRENT LTD share price has moved up from Rs 352.0 to Rs 360.5, registering a Gain of Rs 8.5 or around 2.4%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 12.1% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 360.5, the price to earnings (P/E) ratio of TRENT LTD stands at 94.0 times its trailing twelve months earnings, while its price to book value (P/BV) ratio stands at 7.5 times.