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Alchemist Ltd

Updated on July 7, 2020

Stock/Share Code - ALCHEM

Alchemist is engaged in the business of Agriculture and allied activities comprising of floriculture and manufacturing of wire mesh for poultry industry and trading of chemicals and pharmaceutical formulations.

Below is the details of ALCHEM Alchemist Ltd

Market Cap₹6.58 Cr.
Current Price ₹4.75 as on 13 Jul 20
52 Week High / Low Price₹4.85 / ₹0.6
Face Value₹10
Stock P/E14.00
Book Value-₹114.31
Dividend Yield0.00 %
ROCE-9.36 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)11.83 %
IndustryDiversified - Medium / Small
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Cons: Company has low interest coverage ratio. The company has delivered a poor growth of -49.66% over past five years. Promoter holding is low: 34.94% Contingent liabilities of Rs.314.99 Cr. Company has high debtors of 5807.24 days.

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Alchemist Ltd Peer Comparison in Diversified

S.No. Name CMP Rs. P/E Mar Cap Rs.Cr. Div Yld % NP Qtr Rs.Cr. Qtr Profit Var % Qtr Sales Var % Sales Qtr Rs.Cr. ROCE %
1. Andhra Sugars ₹267.95 3.22 ₹587.47 Cr. 9.23 ₹29.71 Cr. -35.80 1.96 372.28 22.64
2. Andrew Yule & Co ₹347.45 83.08 ₹452.77 Cr. 0.00 ₹3.71 Cr. 627.45 4.06 85.89 2.43
3. Gillanders Arbut ₹29 ₹43.11 Cr. 0.00 -₹3.15 Cr. 35.58 -13.73 159.61 8.09
4. Surana Telecom ₹4.25 5.24 ₹40.05 Cr. 0.00 ₹1.6 Cr. -40.96 -35.93 5.92 8.29
5. Alchemist 14.00 ₹6.58 Cr. 0.00 -₹1.47 Cr. 51.16 -58.56 2.64 -9.36

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Alchemist Ltd Fundamentals

Quarterly Results

Quarterly reports are issued by companies every three months. Most companies have a financial year-end of Mar. 31 and quarters that end on June 30, Sept. 30, Dec. 31 and March 31.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019Jun 2019Sep 2019Dec 2019
Sales -4.445.956.717.296.658.665.996.375.725.864.632.64
YOY Sales Growth %16%-6%-8%19%50%46%-11%-13%-14%-32%-23%-59%
Expenses -29.809.098.8016.973.35-8.9772.817.968.206.815.274.01
Material Cost %136%61%80%72%72%69%67%80%83%64%69%72%
Employee Cost %70%50%32%35%29%24%32%28%28%27%31%50%
Operating Profit-25.36-3.14-2.09-9.683.3017.63-66.82-1.59-2.48-0.95-0.64-1.37
OPM %-571.17%-52.77%-31.15%-132.78%49.62%203.58%-1,115.53%-24.96%-43.36%-16.21%-13.82%-51.89%
Other Income-2.820.293.780.020.620.010.010.820.
Profit before tax-30.68-5.31-0.75-11.991.6715.54-69.07-2.73-4.35-2.73-2.36-3.19
Tax %3.78%-6.78%104.00%-6.92%22.16%-1.16%-1.03%-10.26%270.57%-7.33%-8.47%53.92%
Net Profit-29.53-5.680.03-12.821.3015.72-69.78-3.017.43-2.93-2.56-1.47
EPS in Rs-21.77-4.190.02-9.450.9611.59-51.46-2.225.48-2.16-1.89-1.08

Profit & Loss

The profit and loss (P&L) statement is a financial statement that summarizes the revenues, costs and expenses incurred during a specified period, usually a fiscal quarter or year. The P&L statement is synonymous with the income statement. These records provide information about a company's ability or inability to generate profit" by increasing revenue, reducing costs or both. Some refer to the P&L statement as a statement of profit and loss, income statement, statement of operations, statement of financial results or income, earnings statement or expense statement.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019TTM
Sales -307.93386.46396.37410.55521.97666.56827.00252.1819.1223.7226.6026.7418.85
Sales Growth %25.50%2.56%3.58%27.14%27.70%24.07%-69.51%-92.42%24.06%12.14%0.53%
Expenses -282.74354.95364.03396.00508.61650.51814.65284.3245.1354.9136.1579.9924.29
Material Cost %87%86%85%92%94%94%95%94%65%80%72%74%
Manufacturing Cost %1%1%2%1%0%0%0%1%11%9%5%4%
Employee Cost %1%2%2%1%1%1%1%10%102%61%36%28%
Other Cost %2%2%3%2%2%2%1%8%58%82%23%193%
Operating Profit25.1931.5132.3414.5513.3616.0512.35-32.14-26.01-31.19-9.55-53.25-5.44
OPM %8.18%8.15%8.16%3.54%2.56%2.41%1.49%-12.74%-136.04%-131.49%-35.90%-199.14%-28.86%
Other Income0.143.062.971.259.7614.6420.8521.9618.60-66.832.550.920.19
Profit before tax13.8519.4920.1711.1818.5422.4526.49-18.96-18.79-108.28-16.48-60.60-12.63
Tax %22.74%28.01%21.91%27.64%13.11%27.84%37.11%-5.27%-11.12%1.00%-2.55%18.09%
Net Profit10.7014.0315.758.0916.1216.2116.66-19.96-20.88-107.20-16.91-49.640.47
EPS in Rs111.31111.61125.8666.3412.5111.7012.
Dividend Payout %28.60%17.45%15.54%30.26%15.98%12.55%0.00%-0.00%-0.00%-0.00%-0.00%-0.00%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: -23.44%
  • 5 Years:: -49.66%
  • 3 Years:: 11.83%
  • TTM:: -31.88%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • TTM:: 100.84%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: -30.45%
  • 5 Years:: -27.52%
  • 3 Years:: -34.10%
  • 1 Year:: 169.44%

Balance Sheet

A balance sheet is a financial statement that reports a company's assets, liabilities and shareholders' equity at a specific point in time, and provides a basis for computing rates of return and evaluating its capital structure. It is a financial statement that provides a snapshot of what a company owns and owes, as well as the amount invested by shareholders. It is used alongside other important financial statements such as the income statement and statement of cash flows in conducting fundamental analysis or calculating financial ratios.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Sep 2019
Share Capital -56.6354.9253.2740.5727.5026.8114.0113.9213.8813.8814.0614.0513.56
Preference Capital44.3942.6841.0328.3314.6213.250.450.360.320.320.500.49
Equity Capital12.2412.2412.2412.2412.8813.5613.5613.5613.5613.5613.5613.56
Other Liabilities -90.6094.0096.5085.9665.4537.52170.44162.29173.26177.84170.65161.64165.62
Trade Payables241619875136128137137133132135
Advance from Customers1121212001313131311
Other liability items66676566593221212428362931
Total Liabilities284.39308.32327.33318.92432.74416.711,010.53912.41924.64835.39822.33774.20774.97
Fixed Assets -161.21162.36168.8739.8539.9349.2559.73185.56174.08161.63153.64146.75143.58
Gross Block19119921462647792227223216215215
Accumulated Depreciation303745222528324149556168
Other Assets -75.2781.9289.34129.92230.24152.76714.29620.61505.17502.52500.03458.84462.78
Trade receivables11171717177381455479470472425430
Cash Equivalents272321116819181634322
Loans n Advances1215186461011714102211
Other asset items334891331111321399914919
Total Assets284.39308.32327.33318.92432.74416.711,010.53912.41924.64835.39822.33774.20774.97

Cash Flows

Cash flow is the net amount of cash and cash-equivalents being transferred into and out of a business. At the most fundamental level, a company’s ability to create value for shareholders is determined by its ability to generate positive cash flows, or more specifically, maximize long-term free cash flow.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Cash from Operating Activity -30.4014.1118.89-
Profit from operations24.5832.9334.5915.350.0012.3210.13-18.88-7.49-30.62-8.16-5.93
Loans Advances0.
Interest paid-5.54-7.57-6.790.
Direct taxes-1.90-3.14-2.69-3.020.00-6.12-9.00-0.310.000.00-0.010.00
Other operating items-1.25-2.32-1.72-24.920.00-30.4514.00-0.350.402.76-4.840.19
Cash from Investing Activity --18.86-23.16-19.9443.820.00-50.06-14.862.27-139.028.893.56-2.92
Fixed assets purchased-7.38-25.27-20.610.000.00-64.62-36.43-4.64-0.08-
Fixed assets sold0.000.000.48142.670.
Investments purchased-12.920.000.00-100.000.00-0.13-0.21-
Investments sold0.000.460.120.790.00-
Subsidy received0.
Interest received1.412.732.290.260.0011.8021.516.730.
Dividends received0.
Loans to subsidiaries0.
Other investing items0.03-1.08-
Cash from Financing Activity -1.794.80-0.9022.620.00-1.13431.34-68.4022.2515.8910.138.84
Proceeds from shares0.
Proceeds from borrowings11.6213.217.7476.100.00-3.49484.141.4522.7915.900.000.00
Repayment of borrowings0.000.000.00-8.710.00-1.050.00-70.410.
Interest paid fin0.
Dividends paid-3.58-2.86-2.86-2.450.00-2.38-1.591.590.
Other financing items-6.25-5.55-5.78-42.320.00-8.72-51.22-1.02-0.54-0.0111.8410.21
Net Cash Flow13.33-4.25-1.95-9.790.00-48.67161.29-174.33-3.200.86-0.47-0.78

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Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
ROCE %10.93%10.20%4.83%6.27%7.07%4.69%-2.63%-1.76%-5.13%-2.42%-9.36%
Debtor Days12.9115.8815.9515.1512.063.71168.19658.999,150.777,232.296,470.525,807.24
Inventory Turnover16.7914.9022.4867.4874.7781.2425.212.443.766.8218.51

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