MIL's PAT Q1 FY 23 up 96 pc, plans multi-fold expansion in Africa
VADODARA, India, Aug. 19, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- The Vadodara-based Maximus International Limited (MIL) (BSE: MAXIMUS.BO) (BSE: 540401) has clocked a consolidated net profit after tax (PAT) of Rs. 21.3 million in the April-to-June quarter of this fiscal (Q1 FY 23). This is a 96 per cent vault from the Rs. 10.9 million PAT registered by the company in the same period last fiscal (Q1 FY 22).
The company's profit before tax (PBT) for the same period stood at Rs. 24.5 million, up from Rs. 11.6 million in the same period a year-ago (Q1 FY 22) on a consolidated basis.
The company's EBITDA grew to over Rs. 30 million in the same period.
A leading manufacturer and distributor of specialty lubricants with a strong presence in the African and Middle Eastern markets, MIL's consolidated revenue in Q1 FY 23 stood at Rs. 238.7 million, up 21 per cent from the Rs. 197.1 million in the same period a year-ago (Q1 FY 22).
For the year-end March 31, 2022 (FY 22), the company's revenue stood at Rs 704.2 million while its net profit for the same period was Rs. 46.6 million on a consolidated basis.
"We are on track to achieve a 20 per cent CAGR growth and our Q1 FY 23 results signal this," Mr. Raval said.
"We were affected by the global pandemic just like all others in the last two-years. However, we have now begun to recover swiftly on the back of an improving economic environent. Our performance in Q1 FY 23 is a testimony to this," MIL's Managing Director Deepak Rawal said.
"The company has worked on its plans to expand its EBITDA margins. The steep growth in bottom line is a result of cost-efficient measures taken by the management." MIL's Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Mr. Milind Joshi added.
MIL is presently in the process of finalising its expansion plans in East Africa and expanding its lubricants manufacturing capacity in the East African markets.
MIL operates in the manufacturing and distribution space in Africa and the Middle East through its step-down subsidiaries Quantum Lubricants EA Ltd (QLL) and Maximus Lubricants LLC (MLL). MIL through QLL caters to the requirements of automotive as well as industrial and speciality oil clients in Kenya and neighbouring countries.
Further, Mr. Raval added, "We are proud to inform that our CFO - Mr. Milind Joshi was felicitated recently, as one of the 'Asia's 100 Power Leaders in Finance.' This was conferred to him at the 'Annual Leadership Conclave 2022' at New Delhi on 9th August 2022, organised by White Page International. Nominations, for these awards, were received from the countries across Asia including Singapore, UAE, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam, etc. MIL is elated that it's CFO was part of such august gathering along with his peers and much-acclaimed Finance Professionals from well-known Corporates such as Unilever, Infosys, Coca Cola, L'oreal, Eicher Motors, Ernst & Young, Ola, Marico, Singtel, Vicom, etc. Milind Joshi is a Master's in commerce and a Triplicate Commerce Professional by holding qualifications: Chartered Accountant (CA), Company Secretary (CS), Cost and Management Accountant (CMA)."
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