Ajmera Realty reported total revenue of Rs. 55 Cr. in Q1 FY23.
Ajmera Realty reported its total revenue of Rs. 55 Cr. in Q1 FY23, down from Rs. 135 Cr. in Q1 FY22 and Rs. 181 Cr. in Q4 FY23. The current quarter’s PAT was Rs. 12 Cr., compared to Rs. 14 Cr. in the previous quarter and Rs. 10 Cr. in June 2021.EBITDA was at Rs. 18 Cr. compared to 40 Cr. in March 2022. This was due to head winds from higher input costs, revisions in interest rates, and other economic challenges. The company has maintained its margin above 9.5% on a PAT basis.
There was a decrease in debt by 25 CR in the quarter Q1 FY23 due to traction in sales, and the firm has no outstanding debt. The cost of debt has risen by 40 basis points to 11.6 percent, and the net equity ratio in the current quarter is 1.128 percent of net worth, compared to 1.18 percent in March 2022.The volume has increased to 1,574, 438 square feet, and the sales value is at Rs.400 Cr. The collection has improved from 93 Cr. in March 2022 to Rs. 210 in June 2022.
High Demand due to WFH culture:
The company witnessed a strong performance with the launch of two projects and expects to generate revenue in the coming quarters as they are in advanced stages. Overall, real estate has witnessed a resilient performance due to upward pressure in all commodities. For the first time, buyers have improved segments in real estate. Despite the hike in interest rates, there is a bit of a slowdown, but overall there is good demand. The shift in work from home, along with demand for mid-segment to luxury housing, will drive demand for this project.
The Marquee projects of Mumbai – in Wadala have a great response with 2 towers. The company has also received permission to start its work in Juhu which the issuance of certificate for construction. They acquired land spans 1,721 sq.mt., on which a residential property with a potential carpet area of 95,000 square feet is to be built, with a sales value of Rs250 crore expected over three years at conservative price points. The infrastructure will consist of two wings with 100 units with all modern lifestyle amenities.
EPS was at Rs.13.2 for the company and EVEBITDA was at 16.5 times. The P/E ratio is 16.5 times. Debt to equity ratio stood at 1.22. ROCE and ROE is at 8.03% and 6.63% respectively. The script is trading at 260 down by 3.35%.