Jubilant FoodWorks reports Q3 operational revenue at INR 10,596 million

Jubilant FoodWorks Q3FY20

Online sales now contribute to 87% of Delivery sales.

Jubilant FoodWorks Limited (JFL) today reported its financial results for the quarter and nine-months ended 31stDecember, 2019.

Operating Revenues for Q3 FY20 stood at Rs.10,596 million, a growth of14.1% over Q3 FY19. Like for Like (LFL) Sales growth for Domino’s Pizza stood at 7.2% for the quarter. Same Store Growth (SSG) for Domino’s Pizza was 5.9%, on a high base of 14.6% last year.

Growth was driven by a strong performance in Delivery, especially online sales. Online sales now contribute to 87% of Delivery sales. The Domino’s App saw 4.1 million downloads during the quarter.

Highlights:

• Operational Revenue at Rs.10,596 million, growth of14.1%
• Domino’s Like-for-Like (LFL) Sales growth at 7.2%, Same Store Growth (SSG) at 5.9%, on a base of 14.6% last year.
• EBITDA at Rs.2,536 million; EBITDA Margin at 23.9%
• Profit After Tax at Rs.1,037 million, PAT Margin at 9.8%.
• Overall 47 stores opened, including 44 of Domino’s Pizza, highest in 20 quarters

The launch of the Masala Pizza range also helped drive sales during the quarter, with the performance of the innovation significantly exceeding internal targets.

EBITDA for Q3FY20 stood at Rs.2,536 million, at 23.9% of revenue. Profit after Tax in Q3 FY20 was at Rs.1,037 million, at 9.8% of revenue. During the quarter, the business faced significant inflationary headwinds especially in Dairy. However, the strong focus on driving operating efficiencies ensured that the business delivered a sequential improvement in operating margins.

The store opening momentum further accelerated during the quarter. A total of 47 stores were opened during the quarter – 44for Domino’s Pizza, 2 for Dunkin’ Donuts and 1 for Hong’s Kitchen. This was the highest store opening count in 20 quarters.

Commenting on the performance for Q3 FY20, Shyam S. Bhartia, Chairman and Hari S. Bhartia, Co-Chairman, Jubilant FoodWorks Limited said “We have maintained strong growth momentum despite slowdown in consumption trends. This was driven by our increased focus on basics of the business, while elevating the customer experience. We will continue to emphasize on our key pillars of growth to deliver sustained growth going forward.”

Commenting on the performance for Q3FY20, Pratik Pota, CEO and Whole time Director, Jubilant FoodWorks Limited said “We are pleased with the quarter’s performance. Faced with a challenging demand environment and unprecedented inflationary commodity trends, we delivered a strong revenue growth of 14.1% and a sequential improvement in EBITDA margins. Underlining our belief in the potential of the Indian Food Service market, we stepped up the pace of new store expansion, opening 47 new stores during the quarter.”

Domino’s Pizza Bangladesh continued to do very well. During the quarter, the company opened its third store in Bangladesh.