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Construction and Railway Business Lead The Charge, Escorts Reports 33% Growth in Net Profits : Results Analysis


escorts-logo2Escorts Results for Jun 2016 are out. The leading engineering conglomerates with presence across agri- machinery, construction, materials handling equipment etc. registered a 10% growth in vehicle sales for the quarter ended Jun 2016 with major hit from international sales which fell by 50%.

Mr. Rajan Nanda – Chairman of the company said: “The last quarter has shown a welcome upward trend in the market demand. The construction industry is showing signs of improvement and railways are on a healthy track.”

Result Analysis: Escorts

The company registered de-growth in Auto Ancillary business with revenues falling by a third to Rs. 20 crore with Construction equipment business witnessed a massive growth of 32% at Rs. 125 crore.
Escorts Segment Revenue2

  • Total Income from Operations increased 9.36% to Rs. 1,051 crore.
  • Profit After tax increased 33.5% to Rs. 46.95 crore.
  • EPS increased by 33.5% to Rs. 3.94 per share.

Other notable points were:

  • Inventory levels noticed a bump by Rs. 10 crore to Rs. 36 crore.
  • Exceptional Item of Rs. 6.2 crore on the back of Voluntary Retirement Scheme introduced by the company.
  • Tax Expense increased 7 times from Rs. 2.24 crore to Rs. 19.25 crore.
  • Revenue from the automotive segment stood at Rs. 6,355.84 crore compared to Rs. 6,098.36 a year ago. PAT from this segment stood at 20% or Rs. 1207.49 crore.

Escorts Q12017 Results Analysis
Escorts Segment Profitability
Disclosure: Analyst or Family do not hold the stock
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