ASIAN PAINTS LIMITED October 29, 2014
Price (`) 646.25
52 W H/L(`) 680.00/461.00
Mkt. Cap.(`Cr) 61988.3
Latest Equity(Subscribed) 95.92
Latest Reserve (cons.) 3943.3
Latest EPS (cons.) -Unit Curr. 13.83
Latest P/E Ratio -cons 46.72
Latest Bookvalue (cons.) -Unit Curr. 42.11
Latest P/BV - cons 15.35
Dividend Yield -% 0.82
Face Value 1
Consolidated results In Cr.
BSE Code 500820
NSE Symbol ASIANPAINT
Bloomberg APNT IN
SHARE HOLDING PATTERN (%)
Description as on % of Holding
Non Promoter Corp. Hold. 5.88
Public & Others 12.62
Consolidated Quarterly Performance
Asian Paints Income from operations increased 16.6% in Q2FY'15 to `3633 crore from `3115
crore in Q2FY'14. Profit before depreciation interest and tax (PBDIT) for the group increased by
5% to `536.2 crore from `510.8 crore. Profit before Tax (PBT) increased 5.5% to `510.3 crore
from `483.9 crore. Net Profit after Minority Interest increased 6.3% to `347.3 crore as
compared to `326.8 crore in the previous corresponding period. Reported net sales were inline
with the estimates while net profit was lower than the estimates.
The company operating margins fell 160 bps to 14.8% as employee benefit expenses as a
percentage of net sales (net of stock adjustment) rose 30 bps to 6% and other expenses
increased by 80 bps to 20.9% along with 90 bps rise in purchase of stock in trade to 3.7%. Cost
of material consumed remained flat at 55.8%. As a result operating profit growth was 5% to
Other income of the company rose 6% to `47.97 crore. Interest cost fell 41% to `7.01 crore.
Depreciation increased 11% to `66.88. PBT as a result rose 5% to `510.3 crore. The effective
tax rate rose to 30.2% compared to 29.9% owing to which the company's PAT rose 5% to
`356.25 crore. Considering Minority interest Net profit was up 6% to `347.3 crore.
The above results for the quarter ended 30th June, 2014 include consolidated financials of Sleek
International in which the company obtained 51% stake on 8th August, 2013. In view of this,
the results for the quarter ended and six months ended 30th September, 2014 are not
comparable with the corresponding previous period.
The company had acquired the entire front end sales business including brands, network and
sales infrastructure of Ess Ess Bathroom Products effective 1st June, 2014 for a consideration of
Effective 30th July 2014, Berger International (BIL) has become a 100% subsidiary of Asian
Paints, Mauritius (APIL) (100% subsidiary of Asian Paints). As on 30th September 2013, the
shareholding of APIL in BIL was 83.7%.
Particulars Qtr Ending Qtr Ending
Sep 14 Sep 13 Var. (%)
Net Sales 3632.95 3114.67 17
OPM (%) 14.80 16.40
OP 536.22 510.80 5
Other Income 47.97 45.36 6
PBDIT 584.19 556.16 5
Interest 7.01 11.96 -41
PBDT 577.18 544.20 6
Depreciation 66.88 60.26 11
PBT 510.30 483.94 5
Tax 154.05 144.92 6
PAT 356.25 339.02 5
MI 8.95 12.18 -27
Net Profit 347.30 326.84 6
EPS (`) 3.62 3.41
K.B.S. Anand, Managing Director & CEO said: "Double digit volume growth was witnessed
across regions in the decorative paint segment. The Automotive coatings JV (PPG-AP), saw
good growth in the General Industrial and Auto Refinish segment. The Industrial Coatings JV
(AP-PPG), which had seen a decline in the previous years, saw good volume growth in the
current year. The international business was led by good growth in markets like Bangladesh,
Nepal & Oman."
We continue to work on our plans for network expansion and streamlining of operations for the
Sleek Business. The ESS ESS Bathroom products business which was acquired in the last
quarter performed as per our expectations" he added.
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