WABCO India Ltd's Q3FY19 standalone net profit declines 6% yoy to Rs60cr : Beats Estimates

The company’s standalone revenue stood at Rs700cr, up 8% yoy but down 6% qoq.

Jan 29, 2019 09:01 IST India Infoline Research Team

WABCO India Ltd Q3FY19

Standalone Results Q3FY19: (Rs. in cr)

Q3FY19 YoY (%)
Revenue 699.90 7.7
EBITDA 100.48 0.2
EBITDA Margin (%) 14.4 [107]
Net Profit (adjusted) 59.79 [6.3]
***EBITDA margin change is bps

Leading Commercial Vehicle (CV) air brake manufacturer, Wabco India Limited (Wabco) reported a mixed set of numbers for Q3FY19. While revenue and EBITDA surpassed consensus estimates, PAT fell short of expectation due to high tax rate. Standalone revenue was up 8% yoy (down 6% qoq) at Rs700cr. This was above consensus estimate of Rs674cr. Standalone EBITDA was flat yoy (down 18% qoq) at Rs100cr, marginally above street estimate of Rs97cr. EBITDA margin contracted 107bps yoy (222bps qoq) to 14.4%. At Rs60cr, PAT was 6% yoy lower (37% qoq lower) in Q3FY19, and missed consensus estimate of Rs71cr.

Other Highlights

  • High raw material expenses led to 162bps yoy contraction (201bps qoq contraction) in gross profit margin in Q3FY19. It reported a gross margin of 36.6%.
  • Tax rate in Q3FY19 was 35.3% against 30.1% in Q3FY18 and 27.6% in Q2FY19.

Technical View:

WABCO India Ltd is currently trading at Rs. 6,275, up by 34.95 points or 0.56% from its previous closing of Rs. 6,240.05 on the BSE.
The scrip opened at Rs. 6,300 and has touched a high and low of Rs. 6,302.15 and Rs. 6,112.30 respectively. So far 3,210 (NSE+BSE) shares were traded on the counter. The stock is currently trading above its 200 DMA.

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