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Multibagger Lupin share price declines 4% post Q4 performance

Stock Market today: Multibagger Lupin share price declined more than 4% in morning trades on Tuesday post Q4 earnings performance reported by the company on Monday post market hours. Lupins net profit for the quarter ending March at ₹359.4 Crore declined 41.4% sequentially

Multibagger Lupin share price declined more than 4% in morning trades on Tuesday post Q4 earnings performance Premium
Multibagger Lupin share price declined more than 4% in morning trades on Tuesday post Q4 earnings performance

Stock Market today: Multibagger Lupin share price declined more than 4% in morning trades on Tuesday post Q4 earnings performance reported on Monday post market hours. 

Lupin Ltd net profit for the quarter ending March at 359.4 Crore declined 41.4% sequentially over 613 crore in the December'2023 quarter. However on year on year basis the net profit was up 52.3% over 236 crore in the year ago quarter.

The expectations had remained high from Lupin Ltd on new launch momentum in the US lifting its earnings performance. While the North Americn sales at 1900.6 Crore contributing two third to overall revenues did grow 22.3% , on sequential basis the growth was just 0.6%. 

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The Q4 domestic sales for Lupin at 1601.5 crore also declined 7.2% compared to 1725.1 Crore in Q3 FY2024 though were up 8.3% y-o-y compared to 1478.6 crore in Q4 FY2023; accounting for the third of Lupin’s global sales.

The impact on the net profit on sequential basis nevertheless was more due to an impairment of 149 crore taken by Lupin related to intangible assets.

The overall performance by Lupin for the financial year saw a significant improvement. For the twelve months ended March 2024, Lupin net profit at 1935.6 crore grew 332% over 447.7 Crore in FY23 .

It is this turnaround in earnings mainly led by the Lupin's growth in the US that has propelled Lupin's share price. Lupin Share price has risen more than 120% in a year.

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The North American sales for Lupin in FY24 at 7246 crore contributing 37% to overall revenues grew strong 33.8% year-on-year. The domestic sales for Lupin at 6656.4 Crore contributing slightly more than a third to overall revenues supported well growing 9.6% year-on-year.

The US saes outlook is keeping analysts positive on Lupin's prospects. Lupin filed 1 ANDA in the quarter, received 12 ANDA approvals from the U.S. FDA, and launched 6 products in the quarter in the U.S. The Company now has 161 generic products in the U.S.

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Published: 07 May 2024, 09:52 AM IST
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