Hindalco Industries Limited Q1 FY23 Result Updates.
Stronger Q1 backed by operational efficiencies.
Hindalco Industries Limited reported a net profit of Rs. 4,119 crores, up by 48% YoY as compared to Rs. 2,787 crores in June 2021, driven by strong US sales and higher revenue that cushioned the impact of pricier raw materials. On a sequential basis, the profit has increased 7% QoQ from Rs 3,851 crores during the March quarter.
Revenue for the quarter increased to Rs. 58,018 crores, up by 40.28% YoY from Rs. 41,358 crores in the same quarter last year. On a sequential basis, the revenue scaled 4% from Rs 55,764 crore recorded in the previous quarter.
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization stood at Rs. 8640 crores as against RS. 6790 crores in Q1 FY22, increased by 27% YoY.
Excellent results driven by robust performance by Novelis, Aluminium Downstream, and Copper businesses, supported by operational efficiencies and higher volumes.
Novelis reported its best-ever quarterly EBITDA and EBITDA per tonne primarily due to higher product pricing, favourable product mix, and recycling benefits.
Novelis’ profit for the quarter stood at $307 million, up 1% YoY.
Revenue was at $5.1 billion against $3.9 billion YoY, up 32%, driven by higher global aluminium prices. Total shipments of flat rolled products (FRPs) were at 962 Kt against 973 Kt in the year-ago quarter, marginally lower due to supply chain constraints.
Aluminium upstream revenues stood at Rs 8,699 crore. Ebitda stood at Rs 3,272 crore, up 41% YoY, primarily due to favourable macros, higher volumes, and better operational efficiencies, partially offset by higher input costs. Upstream Ebitda margins were at 38%.
Aluminium downstream logged revenues of Rs 2,740 crore.
Ebitda stood at Rs 158 crore, up 305% YoY, primarily due to better pricing of downstream products. Ebitda per ton for Aluminium downstream stood at $261 against $64 YoY, up 306% YoY.
The copper business witnessed an improvement of 48% YoY to Rs 10,529 crores due to higher volumes and a rise in global prices. EBITDA at Rs.565 crore, up 116% YoY, on the back of higher volumes, better operational efficiencies, and improved by-product realizations.
The shares of Hindalco Industries Limited are trading at Rs. 438.05, down by 0.50%.
The return on equity (ROE) is 18.5% for June 2022. The price-to-earning (P/E) ratio stood at 6.54. The return on capital employed (ROCE) for the company is 16.2%. The price to book value of Hindalco Industries Limited is 1.24. The EV/EBITDA is 4.59. EPS for the quarter is Rs. 67.