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Alkali Metals Ltd

Updated on January 18, 2020

Stock/Share Code - ALKALI

Alkali Metals is engaged in the business activities of manufacture of bulk drug, intermediaries, such as organic and inorganic chemical, and fine chemicals. The Company's products include Sodium Derivatives, Pyridine Derivatives and Fine Chemicals.

Below is the details of ALKALI Alkali Metals Ltd

Market Cap₹41.28 Cr.
Current Price ₹37.8 as on 10 Dec 19
52 Week High / Low Price₹59.45 / ₹34.05
Face Value₹10
Stock P/E13.76
Book Value₹51.58
Dividend Yield2.96 %
ROCE6.31 %
ROE3.27 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)-0.79 %
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Pros: Stock is trading at 0.79 times its book value Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 98.47%
Cons: The company has delivered a poor growth of 1.62% over past five years. Tax rate seems low Company has a low return on equity of 2.37% for last 3 years. Promoters have pledged 30.04% of their holding

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Alkali Metals Ltd Peer Comparison in Chemicals

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. Pidilite Inds. ₹1,319.55 60.03 ₹66,189.78 Cr. 0.50 ₹324.22 Cr. 47.40 2.81 1806.58 34.86
2. Tata Chemicals ₹651.15 14.77 ₹17,244.7 Cr. 1.85 ₹355 Cr. 10.34 4.15 3083.50 10.41
3. Godrej Inds. ₹3.25 20.50 ₹14,703.56 Cr. 0.26 ₹310.34 Cr. 128.43 3.56 2628.71 13.23
4. Aarti Inds. ₹514.35 27.39 ₹14,699.29 Cr. 0.65 ₹142.19 Cr. 15.68 -21.58 1019.04 18.11
5. Castrol India ₹130.25 18.13 ₹13,921.9 Cr. 3.55 ₹188.4 Cr. 25.27 -8.38 849.20 100.60
6. Solar Inds. ₹6 32.39 ₹9,573.4 Cr. 0.66 ₹84.36 Cr. 62.42 -2.75 506.56 26.50
7. Fine Organic ₹1,856.8 36.10 ₹5,589.62 Cr. 0.38 ₹57.03 Cr. 74.30 3.09 274.02 43.16
8. Alkali Metals 13.76 ₹41.28 Cr. 2.96 ₹0.19 Cr. -52.50 8.65 17.08 6.31

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Alkali Metals 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

Dec 2016Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019Jun 2019Sep 2019
YOY Sales Growth %-24.84%-24.22%5.15%5.32%-8.78%43.99%11.87%10.32%32.74%-5.19%31.77%8.65%
Material Cost %47.1%48.8%52.66%53.12%41.44%56.99%49.54%46.82%49.33%46.12%50.09%46.96%
Employee Cost %11.97%14.68%12.97%13.19%14.34%13.18%12.83%12.72%12.47%14.47%10.21%14.58%
Operating Profit2.611.081.671.591.641.501.821.761.532.303.121.46
OPM %16.98%7.02%11.53%11.16%11.70%6.77%11.23%11.20%8.22%10.95%14.61%8.55%
Other Income0.02-
Profit before tax0.90-0.820.260.170.430.440.340.400.050.901.720.19
Tax %0.00%-0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%-8.14%0.00%
Net Profit0.89-0.820.260.170.440.440.340.400.050.901.860.19
EPS in Rs0.88-0.810.260.170.430.590.340.390.051.071.820.10

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 Growth %2.93%3.25%-10.3%14.67%-9.66%4.49%6.65%3.63%7.07%-16.59%6.23%10.21%%
Material Cost %50.3%50.03%42.27%44.13%66.33%46.32%52.71%49.8%52.69%44.83%49.79%47.89%%
Manufacturing Cost %14.46%15.41%17.36%19.88%22.43%22.16%23.77%18.34%15.86%16.52%16.49%19.56%%
Employee Cost %8.18%8.2%8.51%10.63%12.22%10.98%8.6%9.38%10.06%12.81%13.45%13.19%%
Other Cost %6.78%7.1%10.71%13.64%12.25%10.53%11.16%8.71%7.85%14.64%9.8%8.99%%
Operating Profit12.5312.2812.107.69-7.846.202.489.439.936.846.807.428.41
OPM %20.28%19.25%21.15%11.72%-13.23%10.01%3.76%13.78%13.55%11.19%10.47%10.37%10.77%
Other Income0.040.980.380.391.710.791.36-0.350.250.120.500.400.39
Profit before tax8.989.889.542.98-13.110.39-3.170.312.990.381.301.702.86
Tax %11.69%11.13%31.45%-4.70%-24.71%-1,120.51%38.17%6.45%24.41%7.89%0.00%0.00%
Net Profit7.938.786.543.12-16.354.76-1.960.282.260.351.311.693.00
EPS in Rs7.955.752.740.004.510.000.281.970.351.281.663.04
Dividend Payout %35.01%46.38%62.26%65.26%-6.23%21.39%-0.00%0.00%54.05%145.43%77.71%72.28%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 1.16%
  • 5 Years:: 1.62%
  • 3 Years:: -0.79%
  • TTM:: 14.61%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: -15.22%
  • 5 Years:: 23.37%
  • 3 Years:: -9.23%
  • TTM:: 79.64%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: -11.10%
  • 5 Years:: 13.32%
  • 3 Years:: -15.52%
  • 1 Year:: -28.36%

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 Capital6.9410.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.18
Equity Capital6.9410.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.1810.18
Other Liabilities7.7611.7316.1714.7217.9515.5714.7512.4715.1417.5519.4620.7618.20
Trade Payables5.043.996.65.6110.3812.2912.7810.4512.3613.7314.7715.9412.07
Total Liabilities67.3988.98102.54118.57103.12101.04101.3594.5986.9889.5188.9290.9888.59
Fixed Assets28.3027.1546.7048.5760.4857.0061.0657.0053.7149.8446.8244.7645.28
Gross Block38.4539.1260.5965.0180.0280.0187.5583.784.18382.5483.89
Accumulated Depreciation10.1511.9713.8916.4419.5423.0126.4926.730.3833.1635.7239.13
Other Assets35.6937.7944.3958.9641.4040.5540.2937.2332.8138.1140.5543.1140.79
Trade receivables12.114.413.2611.2411.3513.7213.528.5611.310.2814.110.749.88
Cash Equivalents0.041.374.861.771.011.221.593.
Loans n Advances9.567.8612.6114.4112.298.487.466.494.617.267.9380.61
Other Assets etc0.93.32.645.974.242.624.432.623.270.540.530.637.49
Total Assets67.3988.98102.54118.57103.12101.04101.3594.5986.9889.5188.9290.9888.59

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 Activity5.9239.285.35-10.908.666.631.
Profit from operations12.5312.8212.458.55-7.37.424.268.9610.137.117.437.9
Working Capital Changes-5.5627.55-4.09-19.619.212.360.114.722.65-2.64-3.19-1.11
Taxes paid-1.05-1.09-3.010.15-3.25-3.15-3.19-4.52-4.5-
Cash from Investing Activity-4.41-23.57-8.73-3.89-4.06-2.02-3.08-2.11-0.44-0.97-0.41-2.81
Fixed Assets Purchased-3.57-12.28-9.11-11.52-6.98-2.3-6.19-2.46-0.59-1.18-0.49-2.91
Fixed Assets Sold0.020.1000.
Investments purchased0-9.190000000000
Investments sold0007.51.690000000
Cash from Financing Activity-1.60-14.386.8711.70-5.36-4.402.27-5.53-9.92-3.26-4.06-4.08
Proceeds from Borrowings3.4207.5716.56000000.2900
Repayment of Borrowings0-13.100-1.51-3.2200-8.080-0.83-0.05
Interest Paid-1.77-1.28-0.7-2.49-3.850000-2.96-2.52-2.71
Dividends Paid-2.7800-2.040-1.02-1.030-1.22-0.49-0.61-1.23
Net Cash Flow-0.091.333.49-3.09-0.760.210.371.52-2.08-

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Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
ROCE %19.66%16.72%12.91%5.75%-10.60%4.11%0.36%6.97%8.35%5.05%5.47%6.31%
Debtor Days71.5082.4184.6062.5469.9180.8874.7245.6556.2861.3979.2654.78
Inventory Turnover4.855.335.233.593.114.584.754.605.053.883.603.59

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