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Vinamilk’s profit down by 9% in first quarter

Update: May, 03/2018 - 09:51
The parent company also saw its revenue and profit go down compared to the same period last year, totalling VNĐ10.7 trillion and VNĐ2.6 trillion, respectively, in the last three months. — Photo bandodiadiem.com
Viet Nam News

HÀ NỘI — Dairy giant Vinamilk reported a fall of 9 per cent in its consolidated net profit in the first quarter of this year, reaching over VNĐ2.68 trillion (US$118 million).

Its total net sales increased slightly to VNĐ12.1 trillion during the period, but the cost of goods sold rose by 6.4 per cent to over VNĐ6.6 trillion, which drove the company’s profit down.

The parent company also saw its revenue and profit go down compared to the same period last year, totalling VNĐ10.7 trillion and VNĐ2.6 trillion, respectively, in the last three months.

By the end of March, Vinamilk achieved 22 per cent of its revenue target of VNĐ55.5 trillion and 25 per cent of its net profit goal of VNĐ10.75 trillion set for this year.

The company’s shares have slipped by 13 per cent from its all-time high of VNĐ214,000 per share on March 16 this year, closing May 2 at VNĐ184,500 per share on HCM Stock Exchange. It also lost its top position in the stock market as the largest company by market value to private conglomerate Vingroup.

Vinamilk’s market cap was VNĐ267.8 trillion ($11.75 billion) on March 2, while Vingroup’s market value reached VNĐ329.7 trillion. — VNS

 

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