Motilal Oswal: Ashok Leyland FY20 Annual Report Threadbare
The logo on the front grill of an Ashok Leyland Ltd. goods-carrier truck, in Mumbai, India. (Photographer: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Bloomberg News)  

Motilal Oswal: Ashok Leyland FY20 Annual Report Threadbare

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Ashok Leyland Ltd.’s FY20 Annual Report highlights its muted operating performance.

Standalone Ebitda declined by 63% YoY to Rs 11.7 billion (FY19: Rs 31.4 billion), led by decrease in domestic volumes of light commercial vehicles/ Medium and heavy commercial vehicles by 14%/46% due to the weak operating environment.

Hinduja Leyland Finance Ltd.’s standalone profit after tax growth was subdued 4% YoY to Rs 2.9 billion due to 92% decline in other income to Rs 0.1 billion.

Losses of other subsidiaries increased to Rs 1.8 billion (FY19: Rs 1.5 billion) while revenue declined.

Standalone capitalization of expenses increased to Rs 4.6 billion, 68.9%/5.2% of overall research and development spends/gross block (FY19: Rs 2.9 billion, 43.6%/3.8%).

Standalone Intangible assets increased 46% YoY to Rs 10.8 billion, 14.9% of net worth, mainly comprising ‘in-house developed’ intangible assets.

In FY20, ‘acquired technical knowhow’ of Rs 528 million (net block) has been regrouped into ‘in-house developed’.

Useful life of ‘acquired’/‘in-house developed’ intangible assets stands at five to six years/six to 10 years.

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Motilal Oswal Ashok Leyland Annual Report Update.pdf

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