Inside Financial Markets

Al Shaheer Corporation Limited (ASC) Benefit Up By Rs.76 Million

Al Shaheer Corporation Limited (ASC), which as of late held its first sale of stock (IPO), supported its net benefit by more than half for the quarter finished September 30, 2015, as per a warning sent to the Karachi Stock Exchange on Friday.

The Karachi-based guardian of Meat One – a top of the line retail chain of butcheries – reported a net benefit of Rs76 million in the July-September quarter, up 52% contrasted with Rs50 million in the comparing time of 2014. Income per offer for the quarter remained at Rs0.85.

One of the biggest exporters of meat, Al Shaheer saw incomes for the quarter under audit climb 69% to very nearly Rs1.9 billion contrasted with Rs1.1 billion in the same quarter of 2014.

“The outcome was sound and stayed in accordance with business sector desires,” Taurus Securities’ Head of Research Zeeshan Afzal told.

Afzal credited the increment in incomes for the most part to the development in business as the organization had been extending its branch system crosswise over Pakistan.

“Since Eidul Azha likewise fell amid this quarter, the included continues from the Qurbani business additionally added to the development,” he said.

Also, he said a general development in the utilization of quick moving buyer products may have been useful too.

The organization’s stock, which exchanged at Rs99.4 per offer the earlier day, rose 1% to settle at Rs100.55 at the end of business sector on Friday with more than 9 million shares changing hands – the most elevated turnover since the organization was recorded not long ago.

Discussing the substantial exchanging Al Shaheer’s stock, Afzal said it demonstrated speculators had begun holding this offer for long haul profits.

After a wonderful development in business in the last couple of years, the organization recorded on the KSE in the first IPO of a neighborhood nourishments organization in very nearly five years since the 2011 posting of Engro Foods. It raised Rs2.4 billion from the offer.

The organization is utilizing as of late raised assets for its across the country development to tap the nation’s Rs1.25 trillion-solid meat market.

Organization and dissemination costs of the organization rose 37% to Rs136.5 million in the July-September quarter contrasted with Rs99.7 million in the same quarter of earlier year.

In a late meeting with The Express Tribune, CEO Kamran Ahmed Khalili said they would build current slaughterhouses and meat handling units for both red and white meat close Lahore and venture into the poultry portion, which is twofold the span of red meat market.

In the most recent spending plan, the administration permitted a four-year duty occasion to new Halal meat makers on the off chance that they set up their offices and gained Halal authentications by December 2016.

The organization is exempted from deals charge on both neighborhood and global deals while its wage from fares is saddled at a good rate of 1% instead of the ordinary rate of 33%.

Baqar Hussain

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