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Cupid Ltd. Reports Robust Earnings for Q3FY24, PAT Grows 73% QoQ

Revenue from Operations reported at Rs. 40.05 Cr in Q3FY24

EBITDA came in at Rs. 12.15 Cr in Q3FY24

PAT stood at Rs. 8.86 Cr in Q3FY24

Board Approves Stock Split, Bonus Issue and Preferential Issue to FIIs

Q3FY24 Earnings Update

Nashik, 24 January 2024: Cupid Ltd., India’s premier manufacturer of male and female condoms, water-based lubricant jelly, and IVD kits, in its board meeting held on January 23, 2024 has approved the unaudited Financial Results of the Company for the quarter and nine months ended on 31 December 2023.The board further approved stock split in the ratio of 10:1, i.e. split of 1 share of Rs. 10 each into 10 shares of Re.1 each, and a bonus issue of equity shares in the ratio of 1:1, i.e. 1 Equity Shares of Re. 1 each for every 1 Equity Share of Re. 1/- each held by the shareholders of the Company as on the Record Date, subject to all statutory and shareholder approvals. The board also approved the issue of Convertible warrants on Preferential basis to FIIs for Rs. 385 crores.

Standalone Financial Statement Highlights forQ3FY24 vs Q2FY24 vs Q3FY23

Particulars (Rs. Crores except EPS)

Q3FY24

Q2FY24

QoQ%

Q3FY23

Revenue from Operations

40.05

34.46

16%

41.76

Total Expenses excluding Depreciation, Amortization & Finance Cost

 

 

 

 

 

27.9

29.24

 

28.85

EBITDA

12.15

5.22

132%

12.91

EBITDA Margin (%)

30.34%

15.15%

1519 bps

30.91%

Depreciation & Amortization

0.75

0.72

 

0.77

Finance Cost

0.39

0.07

 

0.07

Other Income

0.72

1.98

 

1.15

PBT before Exceptional Item

11.73

6.41

 

13.22

Exceptional Items

0

0

 

0

PBT

11.73

6.41

83%

13.22

Tax

2.87

1.3

 

3.19

PAT

8.86

5.11

73%

10.03

PAT Margin %

22.12%

14.83%

729 bps

24.02%

Basic EPS

6.65

3.84

 

7.52

Standalone Financial Performance Comparison Q2FY24 v/s Q3FY24

Revenue from Operations grew by 16% from Rs. 34.46 Cr inQ2FY24 to Rs. 40.05 Cr in Q3FY24.
EBITDA increased by 132% from Rs. 5.22 Cr in Q2FY24 to Rs.12.15 Cr in Q3FY24
PAT increased by 73% from Rs. 5.11 Cr in Q2FY24 to Rs. 8.86 Cr inQ3FY24.

Management Comments

Commenting on the Q3FY24 Performance, Management added,

We are pleased to announce the financial results for the third quarter of the fiscal year 2023-24, reflecting a robust performance across key financial indicators. Our Revenue from Operations witnessed a commendable growth of 16%, reaching Rs. 40.05 Cr in Q3FY24, compared to Rs. 34.46 Cr in the preceding quarter. This growth underscores our resilient business model and effective execution of our strategic initiatives.

A significant improvement was evident in our EBITDA, which surged from Rs. 5.22 Cr in Q2FY24 to Rs. 12.15 Cr in Q3FY24 by 132%..

Furthermore, the Profit After Tax (PAT) registered a noteworthy increase of73%, climbing from Rs. 5.11 Cr in Q2FY24 to Rs. 8.86 Cr in Q3FY24.

Additionally, we are delighted to share the exciting news of our recent acquisition of a new land parcel in the MIDC Area, first announced in December 2023. This strategic move is poised to significantly enhance our production capabilities, solidifying our position in the global market. The acquisition will augment our production capacity by 1.5 times the existing output, enabling us to produce approximately 770 million male condoms and 75 million female condoms annually, in addition to our current capacity of 480 million male condoms and 50 million female condoms.

Board of Directors approved a stock split of 10:1 and a bonus share issue of 1:1 in order to enhance shareholder value further. With this decision, we are ensuring that our shareholders’ interests are aligned with ours.

Finally the Board has approved the preferential issue of 22,00,000 convertible warrants totaling Rs. 385 crores. These warrants are proposed to be allocated to reputed entities such as Forbes EMF, Elara India Opportunities Fund Limited, Aries Opportunities Fund Limited, Arrow Emerging Opportunities Fund Limited, Zeal Global Opportunities Fund, Nova Global Opportunities Fund PCC Touchstone. The preferential issue is priced at Rs. 1750 per warrant.The capital infusion will help us strengthen our financial position and support our ambitious growth plans. The collaboration with these esteemed investors underscores their confidence in our business and future prospects.

We remain optimistic about the future and are confident that these strategic initiatives will contribute to sustained growth, solidifying our position. We appreciate the continued support of our shareholders, customers, and stakeholders as we pursue our commitment to excellence and value creation.

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