• Revenue grew YoY by 20% to Rs. 1,622 million
  • EBITDA grew YoY by 58% to Rs. 686 million with a Margin of 42%
  • PAT grew YoY by 77% to Rs. 482 million with an improvement in Margin to 30%

PUNE, November 12, 2018: Quick Heal Technologies Limited (“Quick Heal”), India’s leading IT Security Software Products and Solutions provider, reported its reviewed and un-audited results for the quarter and half year ending 30th September 2018.

Consolidated Financial Highlights:

Particulars (Rs. million)

H1 FY19

H1 FY18

YoY Change

Revenue

1,622.20

1,353.79

19.83%

EBITDA

685.71

434.27

57.90%

EBITDA Margin

42.27%

32.08%

+1,019 bps

PAT

482.14

271.74

77.43%

PAT Margin

29.72%

20.07%

+965 bps

Segmental Performance for the half year ended 30th September 2018

  • Retail segment revenue up 20% to Rs. 1,379 million as compared to Rs.1,154 million in the corresponding period of the previous year
    • Contributes 80% to Total Revenue
  • Enterprise and Government segment revenue up 8% to Rs. 335 million as compared to Rs. 309 million in the corresponding period previous year
    • Contributes 20% to Total Revenue

Mr. Kailash Katkar, Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, said; “There has been a steady momentum in the business which is visible from our H1FY19 performance. We have been actively engaging with the channel ecosystem, which has resulted in a better performance in Retail as well as Enterprise & Government segment. The Retail segment has grown by 20% on YoY basis whereas the Enterprise segment has grown by 8% on YoY basis. We continue to remain focused on the growth of both retail and enterprise segments and are confident of continuing on the growth path in the coming quarters.”

Mr. Nitin Kulkarni, Chief Financial Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, added “We have been actively working on various strategies to fuel growth in the business and at the same time also maintain strict cost controls. The strategy has paid off in H1 FY19, wherein we have witnessed 20% growth in revenues and increase in EBITDA and PAT margins by 1,019 bps and 965 bps respectively.”

Mr. Vijay Mhaskar, Chief Operating Officer, Quick Heal Technologies Limited, commented “The cyber threat landscape has been presenting new challenges every day and to ensure security of the digital world, we have been regularly enhancing the features of our existing products as well as launching new products to counter the threat landscape. The launch of Secure Web Gateway is a testimony to our commitment and ability to create customised solutions for the diversified needs of our customers. We are constantly working towards faster growth in Enterprise & Government segment and are confident of replicating our success of retail business on the Enterprise side as well.”

Awards & Accreditations:

  • Seqrite Endpoint Security certified as ‘Approved Corporate Endpoint Protection for Windows’ by ‘AV-Test’

About Quick Heal Technologies Limited

Quick Heal Technologies Limited is one of the leading providers of IT security software products and solutions in India. Incorporated in 1995 with a registered office in Pune, Quick Heal has a network of over 23,500+ channel partners as on 30th September 2018. It conducts sales and marketing activities across India.

Quick Heal’s portfolio includes solutions under the widely recognized brand names ‘Quick Heal’ and ‘Seqrite’ across various operating systems and devices.

For more information about the Company, please visit our website www.quickheal.co.in

Safe Harbor Statement

This document may contain forward-looking statements about Quick Heal Technologies Limited, which are based on the beliefs, opinions, and expectations of the company’s management as the date of this press release and the companies do not assume any obligation to update their forward-looking statements if those beliefs, opinions, expectations, or other circumstances should change. These statements are not the guarantees of future performance and involve risks and uncertainties that are difficult to predict. Consequently, readers should not place any undue reliance on such forward-looking statements.

For further details please contact

Company

Investor Relations Advisors

Quick Heal Technologies Limited

CIN No: L72200MH1995PLC091408

Mr. Akash Gosavi

Email id: akash.gosavi@quickheal.co.in

Tel. No.: +91 020 6681 3287

 

Strategic Growth Advisors Pvt. Ltd.

CIN No: U74140MH2010PTC204285

Mr. Jigar Kavaiya / Mr. Rahul Agarwal

Email id: jigar.kavaiya@sgapl.net, rahul.agarwal@sgapl.net

Tel No: +91 77383 59389 / +91 79770 90416