Ibrahim Fibres Limited (IBFL)

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Ibrahim Fibres Limited reported net sales of PKR 120 Bn in CY23, up 4% from PKR 115.6 Bn in CY22.

Cost of sales reached PKR 111 Bn in CY23 against PKR 102 Bn in CY22 showing an increase of 9%. As a result, gross profit fell 34% to PKR 9 Bn in CY23 against PKR 13.5 Bn in CY22. Similarly gross margins fell from 11.7% in CY23 to 7.5% in CY22.

The company saw its distribution expenses swell to PKR 707 Mn in CY23 from PKR 557 Mn in CY22, an increase of 27%. Administrative expenses saw a 13% increase from PKR 1.98 Bn in CY22 to PKR 2.2 Bn in CY23. Ibrahim Fibres Limited saw a 45% drop in its operating profit in CY23 to PKR 6 Bn from PKR 11 Bn in SPLY.

Depreciation and amortization expenses saw a marginal drop of 1% from PKR 3.95 Bn in CY22 to PKR 3.91 Bn in CY23.

The company reported finance costs of PKR 2 Bn in CY23 representing an increase of 215% when compared to PKR 635 Mn in CY22.

Profit before tax was reported at PKR 3.8 Bn in CY23, down 62% against PKR 10 Bn in CY22.

The company also saw its effective tax rate rise from 47% in CY22 to 92% in CY23. Taxation costs fell 24% from PKR 4.6 Bn in CY22 to PKR 3.5 Bn
in CY23.

Ibrahim Fibres Limited saw profit after tax for CY23 reach PKR 304 Mn, down 94% when compared to PKR 5.3 Bn in CY22.

The company has a peak power demand of 40MW and does not actively use energy from the grid however does have a standby arrangement with WAPDA if needed. It has the capacity to produce 20 MW from coal power and 15 MW from gas turbine along with solar power facility also available.

As a result, the management estimates that its power costs are 40% lower than purchasing from WAPDA.

The company receives a blended mix of gas at an about $13 per MMBtu.  Going forward the company expects smuggling to continue to impact
demand in the local market however does expect the situation to get better in the next 4-5 years.

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