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KOHP’s gross margins soar in 1HFY24

KOHP’s gross margins soar in 1HFY24
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February 28, 2024 (MLN): Kohinoor Power Company Limited (PSX: KOHP) turned profitable in the first half of FY24 amid notable improvement in gross margins, earning a profit after tax of Rs2.49 million [EPS: Rs0.2], compared to a loss of Rs6,348 in the same period last year (SPLY).

Going by the results, the company's top line shrank by 5.03% YoY to Rs8.48m as compared to Rs8.93m in SPLY.

However, the cost of sales fell significantly by 37.95% YoY, which improved the gross profit by 3x YoY to Rs3.7m in 1HFY24.

The gross margins surged to 43.70% as compared to 13.83% in SPLY.

Dring the review period, the company earned other income of Rs0.81m in 1HFY24 as compared to Rs0.38m in SPLY, a rise of 2.17x YoY.

On the expense side, the company observed an increase in administrative expenses by 34.57% YoY to clock in at Rs1.58m.

Unconsolidated (un-audited) Financial Results for half year ended December 31, 2023 (Rupees in '000)
  Dec 23 Dec 22 % Change
Sales 8,477 8,926 -5.03%
Cost of sales (4,773) (7,692) -37.95%
Gross Profit 3,704 1,234 200.12%
Administrative Expenses (1,576) (1,171) 34.57%
Other Income 815 376 116.98%
Profit before taxation 2,943 (111)
Taxation (458) 105
Net profit for the period 2,486 (6)
Basic earnings/ (loss) per share 0.20 (0.00)

Amount in thousand except for EPS

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Posted on: 2024-02-28T13:35:15+05:00