With this results report card, today marks the end of the Earnings Season for the financial year 2015-16. Not all results were as expected, but there have been a lot of surprising results both on the positive and negative end. Here is a summary of how the results panned out for the 50 companies.
Nifty 50 Companies FY16 Results for the year ended March 31, 2016
Aurobindo Pharma: Drug maker Auro Pharma reported a 16.9% growth in Revenue for the quarter ended March, 2016. Compared to other Pharma companies on the Nifty, Auro reported better numbers than Dr. Reddy’s for the quarter ended March, 2016. However, the company posted the best results for the year ended March, 2016: 25.8% growth in NP while that of its counterparts stood at -9.8% Dr. Reddy’s, -5.5% Lupin and 3.9% Sun Pharma.
Mahindra & Mahindra: Not great results from the Mahindra group as the company missed analysts’ expectations on profit & operational front. Consolidated NP grew 2.4% at Rs. 3,211 cr while Revenue grew by 7.3% at Rs. 67,986 cr. Consolidated EPS grew by 2% from Rs. 50.69/- to Rs. 51.70/-. The company forsees that with a robust monsoon season predicted for this year, rural demand will pick up pace in coming quarters.
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries: The company’s quarterly results were better than the annual results. While the quarter ended NP grew by 92.7% at Rs. 1,714 cr, its NP for the year ended stood at Rs. 4,716 cr – a timid growth of 4%. Taro Pharmaceutical Industries, the US unit of Sun Pharma, reported weak fourth-quarter earnings. The company is in the news after its US arm received a summons from the antitrust division of the US department of Justice. The company said that the earnings in Q4 FY 15 were impacted due to one time charges related to Ranbaxy merger and price erosion in certain products.
Tata Motors: The company posted a three fold increase in Net Profits due to stronger operating performance in both standalone as well as Jaguar Land Rover business and lower net finance expenses. On a standalone basis, the company reported Net Profit of Rs. 5,177 cr (+200% compared to 1,717 cr during the same quarter of the previous year). Its British luxury marquee Jaguar Land Rover reported a PAT of 472 million pounds compared to 302 million pound during the same quarter of the previous year.
Nifty 50 Companies FY16 Results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016
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