ELEMENT CURRENT QUARTER SIMILAR QUARTER FOR PREVIOUS YEAR % CHANGE CURRENT PREVIOUS QUARTER % CHANGE PREVIOUS
Net profit (loss) 8.26 7.29 13.31 12.52 -34.03
Gross profit (loss) 36.09 29.5 22.34 40.49 -10.87
Operational profit (loss) 18.81 15.11 24.49 23.65 -20.47
All figures are in (Millions) Saudi Arabia, Riyals
ELEMENT CURRENT PERIOD SIMILAR PERIOD FOR PREVIOUS YEAR % CHANGE
Net profit (loss) 26.71 31.27 -14.58
Gross profit (loss) 108.71 105.67 2.88
Operational profit (loss) 55.52 56.1 -1.03
Earning or loss per share, Riyals 0.97 1.14 -
All figures are in (Millions) Saudi Arabia, Riyals
ELEMENT EXPLAINATION
Reasons of increase (decrease) for quarter compared with same quarter last year The reason for the increase in gross profit is due to the increase in sales. The increase in operating profit and net profit is due to increase in sales and decrease of administrative and general expenses.
Reasons of increase (decrease) for period compared with same period last year The reason for the increase in gross profit is due to the increase in sales , the decrease of operating profit and net profit for the current period is due to increase in selling and distribution expenses and increased general and administrative expenses.
Reasons of increase (decrease) for quarter compared with previous quarter The decrease in net profit, gross profit and operating profit for the current quarter is attributable to decrease in sales, increased cost of sales and decrease other operating income.
Reclassifications in quarterly financial results Comparative figures have been restated as a result of the transition to IFRS. Note 6 (Effect of the transition to IFRS) can be found in the accompanying notes to the condensed consolidated interim financial information for the period ended 30 September 2017.
Other notes 1- Sales for the current quarter reached 144.18 million compared to 123.86 million for the same quarter last year, an increase of 16.41%. 2 - Sales for the current period for six months amounted to 422.07 million compared to 420.14 million for the corresponding period of the previous year, an increase of 0.46%. 3. Total comprehensive income during the current quarter reached 8.26 million compared to 7.29 million for the same quarter of the previous year, an increase of 13.31% (excluding non-controlling interests), compared to 12.52 million for the previous quarter a decrease of 34.02%. The current period is 26.71 million compared to 31.27 million for the corresponding period of the previous year and a decrease of 14.58% (excluding non-controlling interests). 4. Shareholders' equity (excluding minority interests) for the current period reached 473.62 million compared to 474.41 million at the end of the previous year, a decrease of 0.16%.


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