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Saturday, 18 November 2017

BALKRISHNA INDUSTRIES LTD - Q2 FY18

BALKRISHNA Industries Ltd, India’s largest ‘Off Highway Tire Manufacturer’ reported strong sequential growth though yearly numbers were subdued. Revenue jumped 18% YOY at Rs. 11144 Mn against Rs. 9455 Mn same period previous year with sequential growth of 10% in the current September quarter.  PAT stood at Rs.2030 Mn against Rs.2429 Mn corresponding period previous year declining 16% YOY but with sequential growth of 33%. The company reported highest ever quarterly volume growth of 16% YOY at 49331 MT in the current September quarter. EBDITA declined 6% YOY and was reported at Rs. 3874 Mn in Q2 FY18 against Rs. 4110 Mn corresponding quarter previous year. On quarterly basis, EBDITA jumped 26% as operating expenditure exhibited mild uptick of 2% in Q2 FY18. Operating expenditure YOY rose 27% from Rs. 6381 Mn in Q2 FY17 to Rs. 8096 Mn in the current September quarter. As a result Margins deteriorated YOY whereas healthy growth was reported on quarterly basis.  EBDITA Margin declined 871 bp YOY and jumped 430 bp sequentially. Net Profit too presented a similar picture, rising 309 bp QOQ and declining 748 bp on yearly basis. One basis point is 1/100th of a percentage. EBDITA & Net Profit Margin stood at 34.76% & 18.21% in the current quarter compared to 43.47% & 25.69% respectively same period previous year. Profit Before tax was reported at Rs. 3071 Mn in the current quarter vis-a vis Rs.3338 Mn in Q2 FY17. Other Income declined 20% YOY at Rs. 825 Mn in the current September quarter. The company continued its deleveraging exercise and interest costs have been further pruned by 45% on yearly basis.


 Balkrishna Industries Ltd (BKT) is India’s leading global, ‘Off Highway Tire’ player catering to 130 countries through distribution network in Americas, Europe, India and Rest Of the World. BKT with market cap of Rs. 201412 Mn has more than 85% of its earnings dependent on exports. The company has performed in the backdrop of slow global growth and high currency fluctuations. In addition to that BKT is also focused on rationalizing its debt burden by utilizing its high cash holdings.  The company has repaid long term debt of around Rs. 2170 Mn in Q2 FY18.  Current cash holdings stand at Rs. 10660 Mn. We recommend BUY for the stock for medium & long term investment with target price of Rs. 2420. 


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