Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd Stock Analysis

BSE: 500690 | NSE: GSFC | Fertilizers | Mid Cap

BSE Share Price May 17, 11:25
146.50 -0.95 (-0.64%)

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Overall Rating

1. Quality

2. Valuation


3. Price Trend


1. Is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year’s financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd is a below average quality company.

2. Is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Fair zone.

3. Is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Strong which suggest that the price of Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd is likely to Rise in the short term. However, please check the rating on Quality and Valuation before investing

10 Year X-Ray of GSFC:

Analysis of Financial Track Record

Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end.

Financial track record gives insight into the company's performance on key parameters over the past ten years. MoneyWorks4me’s proprietary colour codes make it easy for retail investors to gauge the company’s past performance.
Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd has not performed well majority of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is not good

Value Creation

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide

ROCE % 21.8%12.2%8%8.6%7.7%6.9%6.8%7%2.4%4.8%-
Value Creation Index 0.6-0.1-0.4-0.4-0.5-0.5-0.5-0.5-0.8-0.7-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 5,3026,2535,4125,3256,1085,2656,2718,5757,6217,5008,678
YoY Gr. Rt. %-18%-13.5%-1.6%14.7%-13.8%19.1%36.7%-11.1%-1.6%-
Adj EPS 19.714.19.710.611.111.112.513.539.918.3
YoY Gr. Rt. %--28.7%-31%9.3%4.6%0.4%12.1%8.2%-77.7%227.2%-
BVPS (₹) 88.398.9105.2112138.2165182.2182.4170.6229.5262.2
Adj Net Profit 786560387423443444498538120392731
Cash Flow from Ops. 540-8871,573258-242907361507-23.71,773-
Debt/CF from Ops. 1.1-


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 3.9%4.2%6.2%-1.6%
Adj EPS -7.4%-2.4%-7.6%227.2%
BVPS 11.210.7834.5
Share Price 5.8% 1.2% 15.3% 22.9%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Return on Equity % 24.8159.
Op. Profit Mgn % 2213.811.611.711.5109.
Net Profit Mgn % 14.897.
Debt to Equity
Working Cap Days 1411822292012182922542032372060
Cash Conv. Cycle 811251581351551981551221581200

Recent Performance Summary

Return on Equity has increased versus last 3 years average to 7.50%

Sales growth is good in last 4 quarters at 13.47%

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years 6.15%

Net Profit has been subdued in last 3 years -7.61%

Latest Financials - Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) 18.3 19.1
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 8,678 8,790
BVPS (₹.) 262.2 264.9
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 10,368 10,477
P/BV 0.56 0.56
PE 8.04 7.70
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 95.05 / 198.70
All Time Low / High (₹) 1.80 / 198.70
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 5,876
Equity (₹ Cr.) 79.7
Face Value (₹) 2
Industry PE 12.4

Management X-Ray of GSFC :

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

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* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)

Event Update

Analyst's Notes


About Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Ltd

Gujarat State Fertilisers & Chemicals (GSFC) incorporated in 1962, is engaged in manufacturing of fertilizers and industrial products. It was earlier known as Gujarat State Fertilizer Company (GSFC) which was joint sector enterprise set up by the Government of Gujarat.

Earlier the equity structure consisted of 49% of State Government and the rest of public and financial institutions. Currently, the State Government has reduced its equity participation to 38.4%. The motive behind formation of this organisation was to support farmers.

The company’s manufacturing units is located at Kosamba, Sikka and Nandesari. It has marketing network spread across India in states like Andhra Pradesh, Chhatisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Punjab, Rajasthan, Daman and Uttar Pradesh.

GSFC has set up several companies such as Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers Company, Gujarat Industries Power Company, Gujarat Green Revolution Company, GSFC Investment and Leasing Company, GSFC-Polymer Unit and GSFC - Fiber Unit.


GSFC has created more than 24 brands of fertilizers, petrochemicals, chemicals, industrial gases, plastics, fibers and other products.

Industrial Products- Under this it manufactures Anhydrous Ammonia, Argon Gas, Caprolactam, Melamine, Methyl Ethyl Ketoxime, Nylon-6, Oleum and Sulphuric Acid.

Agro products- In this segment the company manufactures a range of fertiliser, bio-fuels and seeds.

Biotech products- The Company manufactures range of biotech products under various brands such as Sardargib, Sardar Eco Green, Sardarvam, Sardartrap and Sardarlures, Sardarneem, Sardaramin and Sardaramin Granules.


GSFC bags National Award for Excellence in Cost Management for 2006.

The company received National Award for one of the best employers for disabled persons by Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, New Delhi.


Gujarat State Fertilizers and Chemicals is planning to set up its third diammonium phosphate (DAP) plant at Sihka in Gujarat state.

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