India Cements Ltd's Q2FY17 standalone net profit rises 62.10% yoy to Rs.62 crore : Beats Estimates

India Infoline Research Team | November 21, 2016 09:54 IST

India Cements Ltd Q2FY17

Standalone Results Q2FY17: (Rs. in crore)

Q2FY17 YoY (%)
Revenue 1,314 6.9
EDITDA 231 [0.7]
EBITDA Margin (%) 17.6 [135]
Net Profit (adjusted) 62 62.1
***EBITDA margin change is bps

India Cements’ Q2FY17 standalone numbers registered a beat on our estimates. Revenue came in 18.3% higher than the estimated Rs 1,111 cr. EBITDA was 10.2% above the estimated figure of Rs 210 cr. Also, the company reported a net profit that was 12.2% higher than our estimate of Rs 56 cr.

Standalone net revenue for the quarter rose 6.9% yoy to Rs 1,314 cr.

EBITDA for the period declined marginally (0.7%) yoy to Rs 231 cr with EBITDA margins contracting 135 bps to 17.6%. This was primarily due to cost of materials consumed rising 28% yoy.

However, the company reported strong performance at the bottom-line level. Net profit for the quarter rose 62.1% yoy to Rs 62 cr due to a 11.4% yoy decline in finance costs and effective tax rate dropping from 49% in Q2FY16 to 32% this quarter.

Technical View:

India Cements Ltd is currently trading at Rs. 116.3, down by 0.65 points or 0.56% from its previous closing of Rs. 116.95 on the BSE.
The scrip opened at Rs. 120.9 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 121 and Rs. 116.2 respectively. So far 3538310(NSE+BSE) shares were traded on the counter. The stock is currently trading above its 50 DMA.

BSE 176.25 5.85 (3.43%)
NSE 176.15 5.75 (3.37%)

***Note: This is a NSE Chart



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