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29 May 2019 | News
The Company recorded a net profit of Rs. 335 crore for the full year ending March 31, 2019.
Aster DM Healthcare, one of the largest private healthcare service providers in multiple GCC states and an emerging healthcare player in India has announced its financial results for the quarter & full year ended March 31, 2019.
The Company recorded a net profit of Rs. 335 crore for the full year ending March 31, 2019. This represents a year-on-year increase 140% when compared to an adjusted PAT of Rs. 139 crore in full-year ending March 31, 2018.
For the quarter ending 31st March 2019, revenue from operations increased by 23% to Rs. 2,201 and EBITDA increased by 33% to Rs. 350 crore. The Company recorded a net profit of Rs. 209 crore for the quarter ending March 31, 2019. This represents a year-on-year increase when compared to an adjusted PAT of Rs. 145 crore registered in the same quarter of 2018 which is an increase of 44%.
Sustained revenue growth has resulted from its existing operations that includes 24 hospitals, 114 clinics and over 219 pharmacies in nine countries, including India.
The Company’s strong growth is a reflection of its focus on quality healthcare, the strength of its diversified healthcare offerings and a strong thrust on enhancing efficiencies.
Financial Performance Highlights
Performance Review for Q4FY19 vs. Q4FY18
Performance Review for FY19 vs. FY18
Commenting on the performance for Q4 & FY19, Dr. Azad Moopen, Chairman, Aster DM Healthcare, said:
“We are very happy to report strong growth at both the top line and EBITDA level. All hospitals in the GCC and India are performing well and new hospitals in India are also doing better than expected.
In line with our asset light focus, work at all our new hospital pipeline projects both in GCC and India are progressing well. We are optimistic however that all these facilities will achieve swift break even on the back of increasing occupancy and better utiiisations..
The quarter under review has been our best quarter in the year under review with seasonality too playing to our favour.”
Revenues increased by 22% to Rs. 3,969 crore in FY19 from Rs. 3,241 crore in FY18. EBITDA (excluding other income) increased by 37% from Rs. 364 crore in FY18 to Rs. 501 crore in FY19. The EBITDA margin was at 12.6% in FY19 compared to 11.3% in FY18. This performance was driven by addition of new specialties, services and increase in beds.
Revenues for GCC clinics increased by 14% to Rs. 1,990 crore in FY19 from Rs. 1,748 crore in FY18. EBITDA for GCC clinics increased 50% from Rs. 210 crore in FY18 to Rs. 315 crore in FY19. The EBITDA margin was at 15.9% in FY19 compared to 12% in FY18. This performance was driven by ramp up in new clinics set up in GCC states in the recent past and increase in footfalls from existing clinics.
Revenues increased by 21% to Rs. 2,178 crore in FY19 from Rs. 1,798 crore in FY18. EBITDA increased 20% from Rs. 186 crore in FY18 to Rs. 223 crore in FY19.