Saturday, September 30

BUA Foods Plc posts 6.68% growth in Net Profit in 9 months, 2021

BUA Foods Plc has filed its 9-months financial statement for the year ended September 30, 2021, with the Nigerian Exchange Limited (NGX), revealing a 6.68% growth in Profit After Tax from N15.53 billion recorded in the corresponding period of 2020 to N16.56 billion in the period reported.

The FMCG company, reported revenue of N79.70 billion, reflecting a growth of 6.84% from N74.59 billion in the corresponding period of 2020. In the same period, the company’s operating profit stood at N21.25 billion.

The financial statement revealed that revenue from sale of Non-fortified Sugar during the period grew by 152.62% from N22.77 billion to N57.52 billion, while revenue made from fortified sugar declined to N21.25 billion down from N51.73 billion in 2020.

It also revealed that revenue generated from sale of molasses increased by 135.64% from N94.09 million in 9-months 2020 to N221.72 million in 9-months 2021.

Net profit for the period was supported by the decline in some administrative expense line items as revealed in the statement.

Administrative expenses for the period depreciated by 43.12% from the prior-year period, supporting the operating profit and subsequently, profit after tax.

The company’s total assets increased by N18.70 billion from N348.67 billion recorded in December 2020 to N367.35 billion in the nine-month period ended September 2021. Total equity, however, increased by N16.54 billion from year to date, to stand at N161.48 billion.

What you should know

BUA Foods Plc is currently trading around N61.80 per share and its market capitalization stands at N1.11 trillion as at Monday, January 17, 2021.

BUA Foods have appreciated by 65% from the day of listing at N40.00, currently traded at N66.00. The shares of BUA Foods have returned 63.98% gains for investors who bought the stock at its 52-week low trading price of N40.35.