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Simplex Infra

Simplex Infra -stock update.

Strong growth in FY09: Simplex Infra witnessed a strong 68.6% YoY rise in its revenues to Rs47.4bn in FY09. Operating expenses increased by 69.1% YoY to Rs43bn driven mainly by consumption of materials (45.4% of net sales) & employee cost (31.6% of net sales). While operating profits surged 64.2% YoY led by the buoyant topline growth, OPM declined marginally by ~25bps to 9.3%. Net profits for the year were at Rs1.2bn (+37% YoY) translating into an EPS of Rs24.9.

Strong Order book at ~Rs101bn: Fresh order inflows for the quarter stood at Rs1.1bn, taking the full year inflows to Rs56.6bn (+15.5% YoY). Around 30% of the backlog consists of overseas projects; 36% accrue from the Government sector & 34% from various private sector parties. ~95% of the present backlog remains completely hedged against commodity price fluctuations, barring piling jobs.

Valuations.

At the CMP of Rs392, SIL trades at a P/E of 12x & EV/EBIDTA of 6.2x its FY10E earnings. We v…