UCAL FUEL Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Up 22.1%
Fri, 15 Feb

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

UCAL FUEL Quarterly Financials

No. of Mths
Qtr. Ending
3
Dec-17*
3
Sep-18*
3
Dec-18*
QoQ ChangeYoY Change
Net SalesRs m1,4921,6291,526-6.4%2.2%
Other incomeRs m11512153.9%8.1%
TurnoverRs m1,5031,6341,537-5.9%2.3%
ExpensesRs m1,2181,3311,271-4.6%4.3%
Gross profitRs m274298255-14.4%-6.9%
DepreciationRs m49506427.5%29.3%
InterestRs m505849-15.9%-2.9%
Profit before taxRs m185195154-20.7%-16.7%
TaxRs m688512-86.1%-82.8%
Profit after taxRs m11711014329.9%22.1%
Gross profit margin%18.318.316.7
Effective tax rate%37.043.67.6
Net profit margin%7.86.79.3
* 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 2.2% on a year-on-year (YoY) basis. The expenses were up by 4.3% YoY during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 6.9% YoY during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 16.7% in 3QFY19 as against 18.3% in 3QFY18.
  • Depreciation charges increased by 29.3% and finance costs declined by 2.9% YoY, respectively.
  • Other income increased by 8.1% YoY during the quarter.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 22.1% YoY. Net profit margins during the quarter increased from 7.8% in 3QFY18 to 9.3% in 3QFY19.
Quarter-on-Quarter Performance:
  • The company's operating income during the quarter fell 6.4% on a quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) basis. The expenses were down by 4.6% QoQ during the same period.
  • The company's operating profit declined by 14.4% QoQ during the quarter. Consequently, operating profit margins witnessed a decline and stood at 16.7% in 3QFY19 as against 18.3% in 2QFY18.
  • Net profit for the quarter increased by 29.9% QoQ, while net profit margins increased from 6.7% in 2QFY18 to 9.3% in 3QFY19.

To see how UCAL FUEL has performed over the last eight quarters, please visit here.

UCAL FUEL Share Price Performance

Over the last one year, UCAL FUEL share price has moved up from Rs 269.7 to Rs 155.9, registering a Loss of Rs 113.9 or around 42.2%.

Overall, the S&P BSE SENSEX is up 4.4% over the year.

Current Valuations

At the current price of Rs 155.9, the price to book value (P/BV) ratio of UCAL FUEL stands at 1.2 times.