Where Eros International Media Limited (NSE:EROSMEDIA) Stands In Terms Of Earnings Growth Against Its Industry

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Assessing Eros International Media Limited’s (NSE:EROSMEDIA) past track record of performance is an insightful exercise for investors. It allows us to reflect on whether or not the company has met or exceed expectations, which is a great indicator for future performance. Today I will assess EROSMEDIA’s recent performance announced on 31 March 2019 and evaluate these figures to its long-term trend and industry movements.

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Were EROSMEDIA’s earnings stronger than its past performances and the industry?

EROSMEDIA’s trailing twelve-month earnings (from 31 March 2019) of ₹2.7b has jumped 17% compared to the previous year.

Furthermore, this one-year growth rate has exceeded its 5-year annual growth average of 2.1%, indicating the rate at which EROSMEDIA is growing has accelerated. How has it been able to do this? Well, let’s take a look at whether it is merely due to industry tailwinds, or if Eros International Media has seen some company-specific growth.

NSEI:EROSMEDIA Income Statement, June 14th 2019
NSEI:EROSMEDIA Income Statement, June 14th 2019

In terms of returns from investment, Eros International Media has fallen short of achieving a 20% return on equity (ROE), recording 10% instead. However, its return on assets (ROA) of 8.2% exceeds the IN Entertainment industry of 1.5%, indicating Eros International Media has used its assets more efficiently. Though, its return on capital (ROC), which also accounts for Eros International Media’s debt level, has declined over the past 3 years from 15% to 9.7%.

What does this mean?

While past data is useful, it doesn’t tell the whole story. While Eros International Media has a good historical track record with positive growth and profitability, there’s no certainty that this will extrapolate into the future. I recommend you continue to research Eros International Media to get a better picture of the stock by looking at:

  1. Financial Health: Are EROSMEDIA’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  2. Other High-Performing Stocks: Are there other stocks that provide better prospects with proven track records? Explore our free list of these great stocks here.

NB: Figures in this article are calculated using data from the trailing twelve months from 31 March 2019. This may not be consistent with full year annual report figures.

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