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S Chand and Company Limited FY17 Consolidated PAT Up by 36.68% at Rs. 636.62 Million

S Chand and Company Limited FY17 Consolidated PAT (before minority interest) Up by 36.68% at Rs. 636.62 Million

Standalone Results

For the Quarter ended March 31, 2017 (Q4FY17):

Total Income stood at Rs. 2,106.41 Million, y-o-y growth of 14.53%.
EBITDA of Rs. 941.44 Million; y-o-y growth of 59.83 %.
Net Profit stood at Rs. 571.38 Million; y-o-y growth of 53.45 %
Basic EPS for Q4FY17 stood at Rs. 19.15, as compared to Rs. 12.48 for Q4FY16.

Consolidated Results

For the Year ended March 31, 2017 (FY17):

Total Income stood at Rs. 6,854.78 Million, up by 26.78 % y-o-y
EBIDTA of Rs. 1,722.14 Million, y-o-y growth of 34.45 %
PAT of Rs. 636.62 Million, up by 36.68 % y-o-y.
Basic EPS for FY17 stood at Rs. 19.50, as compared to Rs. 17.08 for FY16

New Delhi, June 12, 2017: S Chand And Company Limited, India’s leading Indian education content company in terms of revenue from operations in Fiscal 2016 (Source: Nielsen Research Report), today declared its financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended March 31, 2017.

The company reported net profit of Rs. 571.38 million for Q4FY17, up by 53.45%, as compared to Rs. 372.35 million in the corresponding quarter of last fiscal. The company’s Q4FY17 PAT margin stood at a robust 27.13%, as compared to 20.25% in Q4FY16.

Total Income for the quarter ended March 31, 2017 stood at Rs. 2106.41 million, up by 14.53%, as compared to Rs. 1839.13 million in the same period last year. SCCL’s Earnings before Interest, Tax, Depreciation and Amortization (EBITDA) in Q4FY17 stood at Rs. 941.44 million, up 59.83% year on year.  The company’s EBITDA margin improved by 1267 basis points, from 32.03% in Q4FY16 to 44.69% in Q4FY17.

Earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended Q4FY17 stood at Rs. 19.15, as compared with Rs. 12.48 for the quarter ended Q4FY16.

For the full year period ended March 31, 2017, SCCL’s net profit jumped by 53.45% to Rs. 571.38 million, as compared to Rs. 372.35 million of the year ago period. The consolidated PAT margin improved to 9.29% in FY17 from 8.61% in FY16.

The consolidated total revenues stood at Rs. 6,854.78 million, up by 26.78%, as compared to Rs. 5,406.62 million in FY16. The company registered a consolidated EBITDA of Rs. 1,722.14 million in FY17, up by 34.45%, as compared to Rs. 1,280.88 million in FY16. The company’s consolidated EBITDA margin improved from 23.69% in FY16 to 25.12% in FY17.

For FY17, consolidated EPS stood at Rs. 19.50 as against Rs. 17.08 in FY16.

Commenting on the financial performance of the company Mr. Himanshu  Gupta, the Managing Director, S Chand and Company Limited, said, “ We continue to focus on delivering quality content to educators and students and endeavour to increase our presence in the education content market while creating value for our shareholders. 2017 was an eventful  year when the industry faced several challenges  but we managed to grow our K-12 business organically by over 20% and hope to carry this growth momentum forward in the new fiscal”
About S Chand & Company Limited (; BSE: 540497; NSE: SCHAND)

S Chand and Company Limited (SCCL) is a leading Indian education content company incorporated in 1970. Company’s operations comprises of deliver content, solutions and services across the education lifecycle and have presence in K-12, higher education and early learning segments. It’s a market leader in K-12 education content and has a strong presence in the CBSE/ICSE affiliated schools. It has 55 consumer brands, 4,932 distributors and dealers, in-house sales team of 838 professionals working from 52 branches and marketing offices across India.