Lincoln Pharma net profit up 28.7pc at Rs. 9.23 Crore in Q4FY20
Gujarat: Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Limited has reported a net profit of Rs. 9.23 crore for the Q4FY20 Ended March 2020 as against a net profit of Rs. 7.17 crore in the corresponding period last year, growth of 28.69%. Net revenue for the quarter ended March 2020 reported at Rs. 80.57 crores, higher by 4.82% over previous fiscal's same period net revenue of Rs. 76.87 crore.
EBITDA for the quarter ended March 2020 was reported at Rs.13.05 crores as compared to Rs.8.97 crores in the corresponding period last year. EPS was at Rs.4.62 per share for Q4FY20as compared to Rs.3.59 in the corresponding period last year.
The company has recently received European Union (EU) GMP certification from Germany FDA for its manufacturing facility located at Khatraj in Gujarat. The certification will allow the company to market its products in all the 27 member countries of EU and also give access to the European Economic Area (EEA) countries. The company looks to enter the EU markets very soon with its dermatology, gastro, and pain management products and gradually expand product portfolio.
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Commenting on the results and performance, Mahendra Patel, Managing Director, Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Limited, said, "Company's performance during the quarter and full-year has been quite remarkable amidst the challenging economic and business scenario prevailing across the globe. Exports sales (FOB) for the year increased by 7% to Rs. 211 crore. The company has seen good traction in the export business, which is expected to get a further boost once EU operations begin. For the next phase of growth, the company is building a strong portfolio in lifestyle and chronic segments especially dermatology, gastro, and pain management to complement its strong presence in the acute segment. Strategic growth initiatives, EU approval, new product approvals, better margin products along with operational efficiency are likely to contribute healthy growth and maximize value for all stakeholders in the near to medium term".
The export business has shown remarkable growth in the last few years. The export of the company stood at Rs. 211 crores in FY20 as compared to Rs.197 crore in FY19, a growth of 7% Y-O-Y. Exports have increased to 56% of total sales in FY20 from 11% of total sales in FY13. Company currently exports to 60 plus countries including East & West Africa, Central & Latin America, and Southeast Asia, and has got many product registrations in these countries and is also awarded with a number of global tenders. With the EU certification, the company will expand its business network to 90 plus countries.
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Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd reported a net profit of Rs. 49.56 crore for the year ended March 2020 as against a net profit of Rs. 46.64 crore in the corresponding period last year, growth of 6.27%. Net revenue for the year FY20 was reported at Rs. 388.22 crore, higher by 7.95% over previous fiscal's same period net revenue of Rs. 359.62 crore. EBITDA for the year ended March 2020 was reported at Rs.71.50 crores as compared to Rs.66.90 crores in the corresponding period last year. EPS was at Rs.24.78 per share for FY20as compared to Rs.23.32 in the corresponding period last year.