has come out with its second quarter (July-September) earnings estimates for the Consumer sector. The brokerage house expects GSK Consumer
to report net profit at Rs 185.2 crore, up 16.3 percent quarter-on-quarter.
Net Sales are expected to increase by 16.1 percent Q-o-Q (down 2.7 percent Y-o-Y) to Rs 1095.5 crore, according to Centrum.
Earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) are likely to rise by 17.9 percent Q-o-Q (up 1 percent Y-o-Y) to Rs 240 crore.Centrum's report on GSK Consumer
We expect sales to decline by 2.7% led by subdued volumes due to higher competitive intensity inthe MFD segment. We have factored in 3% volume decline.
Margin should grow by 80bps YoY to 21.9% during the quarter, primarily on lower other expenses. PAT is expected to largely remain flat YoY to Rs 1,852mn.Disclaimer: The views and investment tips expressed by investment experts on moneycontrol.com are their own, and not that of the website or its management. Moneycontrol.com advises users to check with certified experts before taking any investment decisions.