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Buy Jubilant Life Sciences; target of Rs 850: ICICI Direct

ICICI Direct is bullish on Jubilant Life Sciences recommended buy rating on the stock with a target price of Rs 850 in its research report dated November 08, 2020.

November 09, 2020 / 11:54 AM IST
 
 
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ICICI Direct's research report on Jubilant Life Sciences


Q2 results were almost in-line with I-direct estimates. Revenues grew 4.8% YoY to Rs 2375 crore. Pharma business grew 4.4% YoY to Rs 1516 crore led by growth in CMO and generics. Life science ingredients (LSI) revenues also grew 4.4% YoY to Rs 786 crore on good demand and improved pricing of select products. EBITDA margins stayed flattish (down 20 bps YoY) at 20.5% with lower other expenses being offset by lower gross margins. EBITDA grew 3.8% YoY to Rs 486 crore. PAT de-grew 10.2% to Rs 224 crore. Delta vis-a-vis EBITDA was due to lower other income and higher tax rate.


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As both these businesses have different fortunes, return profiles, we continue to value the company on SoTP basis till formal separation. Accordingly, we arrive at a target price of Rs 850.


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first published: Nov 9, 2020 11:54 am

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