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Nomura maintains reduce on Marico
1QFY18 results for Marico were weak when compared to our and Street expectations. Overall domestic business revenues declined 4% y-y on the back of a volume decline of 9% y-y largely on the back of destocking ahead of GST implementation. In a double whammy, gross margins also contacted sharply, primarily on account of rising copra prices Lack of pricing power, in a weak demand scenario, means profitability will likely remain under pressure.