Atul Q2FY18 standalone net profit declines 14.9% yoy

India Infoline Research Team | October 17, 2017 13:51 IST

Atul Ltd Q2FY18

Standalone Results Q2FY18: (Rs. in crore)

Q2FY18 YoY (%)
Revenue 787 6.6
EBITDA 125 [13]
EBITDA Margin (%) 15.9 [360]
Net Profit (adjusted) 70.1 [14.9]
***EBITDA margin change is bps


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Atul standalone revenue for the quarter came in at Rs. 787 crore, registering 6.6% yoy increase. This was driven by ~12.5% and ~2.6% yoy growth in both the segments (life science chemicals and performance & other chemicals).

EBITDA for the quarter fell by 13% yoy to Rs. 125 crore with a corresponding margin contraction of 360 bps. EBITDA margin for the quarter stood at 15.9%. This margin contraction was led by rise in cost of material consumed as proportionate to sales (~50% in Q2FY18 vs ~44% in Q2FY17).

The PAT for the quarter came in at Rs. 70.1 crore, yoy decline of 14.9%.

Technical View:

Atul Ltd is currently trading at Rs. 2,500.80, up by 135.4 points or 5.72% from its previous closing of Rs. 2,365.40 on the BSE.
The scrip opened at Rs. 2,364.70 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 2,550 and Rs. 2,364.70 respectively. So far 1,08,148(NSE+BSE) shares were traded on the counter. The stock is currently trading below its 200 DMA.

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