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V-Mart Retail, a medium-sized hypermarket format retail chain based in New Delhi, had posted net profit of Rs 39.52 crore during the entire previous financial year 2016-17 (FY17).
Operational revenue during the quarter increased 39% to Rs 315 crore from Rs 227 crore in the corresponding quarter of previous fiscal.
Earnings before interest, taxation, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) too grew 107% to Rs 37 crore over the previous year quarter. Ebitda margin expanded 380 bps to 11.75% in Q1FY8 from 7.92% in Q1FY17.
Though the upcoming quarter is the weakest quarter for the Indian retail industry, the company’s business outlook remains positive, V-Mart Retail said in a press release.
The stock is currently trading at its lifetime high and has surged over 200% from Rs 465, in the calendar year 2017. On comparison, the S&P BSE Sensex is up 18% during the same period.
At 10:00 am; it was up 17% at Rs 1,432 on BSE, as compared to 0.36% rise in the benchmark index. The trading volumes on the counter jumped multiple-fold with a combined 199,603 shares changed hands on the BSE and NSE so far.