InvestorQ : What is your quick take on the quarterly results of UPL Ltd?
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What is your quick take on the quarterly results of UPL Ltd?

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Khushi Patel answered.
7 days ago
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Agrochemical player, UPL Ltd, saw sales revenues for Q4FY22 grow by 23.95% at Rs15,861 crore. FY22 full year revenues were up 19.5% at Rs46,240 crore. The quarter saw a sharp pick-up in demand for agrochemicals especially across the major demand centres of Latin America and Europe. UPL declared a dividend of Rs.10 per share. N cash from operations in FY22 were lower despite an higher profits due to spike in inventories and trade receivables.

UPL Ltd

Rs in Crore

Mar-22

Mar-21

YOY

Dec-21

QOQ

Total Income (Rs cr)

₹ 15,861

₹ 12,796

23.95%

₹ 11,297

40.40%

Net Profit (Rs cr)

₹ 1,379

₹ 1,063

29.73%

₹ 936

47.33%

Diluted EPS (Rs)

₹ 18.04

₹ 12.75

₹ 11.46

Net Margins

8.69%

8.31%

8.29%

  

For Q4FY22, net profits of UPL were up 29.7% at Rs1,379 crore as inventory efficiency gains offset higher input costs. This led to operating profit margins improving marginally from 16.22% to 17.26%. Net margins stood at 8.69% in Q4FY22 quarter as against 8.31% in Q4FY21. Even on a sequential basis, the NPM was higher compared to 8.29% in the third quarter. Overall, the margins have remained stable for the company.

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