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Sonata Software Ltd

Updated on August 12, 2019

Stock/Share Code - SONATSOFTW

Sonata Software is a global technology Company that enables successful platform based digital transformation initiatives for enterprises, to create businesses that are connected, open, intelligent and scalable. Sonatas Platformation methodology brings together industry expertise, platform technology excellence, design thinking led innovation and strategic engagement models to deliver sustained long term value to customers.

Below is the details of SONATSOFTW Sonata Software Ltd

Market Cap₹3,752 Cr.
Current Price ₹318.5 as on 16 Aug 19
52 Week High / Low Price₹428.75 / ₹265
Face Value₹1
Stock P/E21.81
Book Value₹50.68
Dividend Yield2.90 %
ROCE41.25 %
ROE31.45 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)13.82 %
SectorIT - Software
IndustryComputers - Software - Medium / Small
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Pros: Company is virtually debt free. Company has a good return on equity (ROE) track record: 3 Years ROE 31.66% Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 74.23%
Cons: Stock is trading at 7.04 times its book value Promoter's stake has decreased Promoter holding is low: 28.17%

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Sonata Software Ltd Peer Comparison in IT - Software

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. L & T Infotech ₹105 20.44 ₹30,975.82 Cr. 1.19 ₹378.9 Cr. 30.88 24.23 2486.00 39.50
2. L&T Technology ₹105 23.90 ₹18,295.3 Cr. 0.90 ₹191.5 Cr. 20.59 27.33 1343.10 37.86
3. Mindtree ₹699.8 21.29 ₹16,058.49 Cr. 1.12 ₹198.4 Cr. 8.89 25.64 1839.40 26.55
4. Hexaware Tech. ₹387.3 18.60 ₹10,740.38 Cr. 2.35 ₹138.48 Cr. 1.97 20.50 1264.02 33.16
5. Quess Corp ₹450.5 37.00 ₹9,498.95 Cr. 0.00 ₹76.09 Cr. -0.56 21.37 2294.77 11.61
6. NIIT Tech. ₹93.35 19.36 ₹8,073.3 Cr. 1.14 ₹109.9 Cr. 17.45 23.25 972.20 23.58
7. Cyient ₹430.65 12.81 ₹6,168.75 Cr. 2.37 ₹176.6 Cr. 51.58 9.52 1162.90 22.87
8. Sonata Software 21.81 ₹3,752.48 Cr. 2.90 ₹44.82 Cr. 2.99 21.96 219.07 41.25

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Sonata Software 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

Jun 2016Sep 2016Dec 2016Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019
YOY Sales Growth %18.46%29.83%19.57%4.35%7.19%16.24%20.95%19.74%28.78%14.89%17.59%21.96%
Material Cost %2.51%9.19%2.46%3.47%4.23%8.38%8.34%4.77%6.82%5.21%5.21%5.3%
Employee Cost %53.84%49.3%52.49%51.91%56.68%52.54%51.61%51.35%47.83%50.55%48.8%48.9%
Operating Profit353841332841444754536060
OPM %25%25%27%22%19%23%25%26%28%26%28%28%
Other Income9711121212711513-33
Profit before tax414450444052505758645662
Tax %21%27%25%30%25%25%23%23%26%28%31%27%
Net Profit323238313039394443463945

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 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018TTM
Sales Growth %24.99%6.99%22.51%-3.07%6.87%-10.68%3.28%43.37%39.91%8.12%17.39%16.18%%
Material Cost %1.97%0.79%0.64%0%0%0%0%0%0.06%0.28%4.48%6.53%%
Manufacturing Cost %3.12%3.08%2.82%3.05%11.01%11.94%4.28%2.98%2.36%2.17%2.06%1.79%%
Employee Cost %56.33%58.76%53.53%56.06%55.1%64.84%58.48%56.13%55.7%57.33%52.33%53.38%%
Other Cost %22.33%21.35%23.34%19.17%5.96%14.67%27.47%22.86%14.87%15.45%16.45%15.42%%
Operating Profit3032485170192360129128149161227
OPM %16%16%20%22%28%9%10%18%28%25%25%23%27%
Other Income1417171831211163239384218
Profit before tax3540576264202469154159179198239
Tax %-1%7%6%2%4%26%33%22%24%26%26%24%
Net Profit3537536062151654117117133151172
EPS in Rs3.173.304.825.445.551.301.215.129.819.3412.8514.57
Dividend Payout %33%32%30%30%34%53%117%73%63%81%70%72%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 13.23%
  • 5 Years:: 24.22%
  • 3 Years:: 13.82%
  • TTM:: 20.46%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 15.19%
  • 5 Years:: 59.50%
  • 3 Years:: 8.69%
  • TTM:: 13.99%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 23.54%
  • 5 Years:: 29.85%
  • 3 Years:: 31.66%
  • Last Year:: 31.45%

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 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Share Capital11111111111111111111101010
Equity Capital10.5210.5210.5210.5210.5210.5210.5210.5210.5210.5210.3710.3810.39
Other Liabilities17202632364742821155884118124
Trade Payables1.92.893.345.87016.5813.8632.0436.9733.138.7558.9951.6
Total Liabilities195219250324350346369407478515552609657
Fixed Assets26252431322921151218192020
Gross Block60.5368.1773.2286.295.94103.2890.948990.9798.9922.9829.4
Accumulated Depreciation34.1143.1848.9954.9764.1374.2870.3174.2678.580.584.019.01
Other Assets898896173200204242284358400397389488
Trade receivables36.2138.0642.8556.170.0362.4558.6264.19102.08124.52160.08184.83288.6
Cash Equivalents18.6213.8413.9624.8238.8744.3179.15137.1162.33185.51136.97125.6686.1
Loans n Advances30.7134.539.4191.9153.8338.0739.5624.0435.7143.0448.2337.1417.19
Total Assets195219250324350346369407478515552609657

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 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Cash from Operating Activity444256434572258838297149
Profit from operations41.9248.4965.5470.0471.7417.5418.3859.92135.49136.22161.77187.82
Working Capital Changes3.03-2.74-6.37-12.86-14.8724.6810.3312.91-25.54-17.1-31.07-6.76
Taxes paid-0.89-3.44-2.84-14.36-11.69-34.97-6.53-14.58-26.54-36.7-33.4-32.12
Cash from Investing Activity-48-33-30-21-94538-104-325157
Fixed Assets Purchased-11.51-7.4-5.73-12.55-13.38-4.49-1.32-1.84-5.13-10.1-4.72-5.21
Fixed Assets Sold0.
Investments purchased-32.16-58.35-29.1600-17.070-3700-211-665.5
Investments sold39.7256.8527.166.464.0600.1801.414.8187.23612.98
Cash from Financing Activity-13-14-26-11-22-68-38-68-79-143-114
Proceeds from Shares00000000000.010.01
Proceeds from Borrowings00000000091.200
Repayment of Borrowings00000016.78-11.09-0.380-96.510
Interest Paid0-0.12-0.3900-0.01-0.05-0.17-0.97-4.08-3.21-0.16
Dividends Paid-13.19-13.53-25.83-11.1-18.84-5.31-7.8-23.4-57.5-139.55-35.56-95.31
Net Cash Flow-17-50111453558-89-29692

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Mar 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
ROCE %21%21%27%24%21%7%7%22%45%39%38%41%
Debtor Days71706487101101927080909998
Inventory Turnover37.3584.42310.29

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