Century Plyboards (India) Ltd Stock Analysis

BSE: 532548 | NSE: CENTURYPLY | Wood & Wood Products | Mid Cap

BSE Share Price Jul 01, 18:01
513.25 -10.85 (-2.07%)

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Overall Rating

1. Quality

2. Valuation

Somewhat overvalued

3. Price Trend


1. Is Century Plyboards (India) Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year's financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Century Plyboards (India) Ltd is a average quality company.

2. Is Century Plyboards (India) Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of Century Plyboards (India) Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Somewhat overvalued zone.

3. Is Century Plyboards (India) Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Weak which suggest that the price of Century Plyboards (India) Ltd is likely to Fall in the short term. However, please check the rating on Quality and Valuation before investing.

10 Year X-Ray of Century Plyboards(I):

Analysis of Financial Track Record

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

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.
Century Plyboards (India) Ltd has performed well in some of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is somewhat good

Value Creation

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide

ROCE % 17%11.1%15.7%20.3%21.2%16.6%13.2%13.4%14.8%14.7%-
Value Creation Index 0.2-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 1,1181,1311,2841,5651,6361,7821,9672,2642,2832,1133,001
YoY Gr. Rt. %-1.1%13.5%21.9%4.5%9%10.4%15.1%0.8%-7.4%-
YoY Gr. Rt. %--29.5%59.9%76.6%19.5%2.8%-8.4%4%13.1%5.3%-
BVPS (₹) 1411.21317.423.631.937.743.648.356.970.4
Adj Net Profit
Cash Flow from Ops. 23.848.130.6138289223283226426359-
Debt/CF from Ops. 14.99.7163.61.62.722.40.60.4-


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 7.3%5.3%2.4%-7.4%
Adj EPS 12%3.1%7.4%5.3%
BVPS 16.919.214.717.8
Share Price 25.5% 11.9% 43.9% 25.8%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Return on Equity % 23.717.529.14136.427.720.3181816.623
Op. Profit Mgn % 12.61012.91617.316.415.713.615.315.917.8
Net Profit Mgn %
Debt to Equity
Working Cap Days 135155162155151144148127118119117
Cash Conv. Cycle 66839510098828071696356

Recent Performance Summary

Return on Equity has increased versus last 3 years average to 23.00%

Sales growth is good in last 4 quarters at 57.51%

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years 2.42%

Net Profit has been subdued in last 3 years 7.38%

Latest Financials - Century Plyboards (India) Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) 14.6 14.1
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 3,001 3,027
BVPS (₹.) 70.4 70.1
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 1,543 1,535
P/BV 7.29 7.32
PE 35.06 36.41
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 352.25 / 749.00
All Time Low / High (₹) 5.30 / 749.00
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 11,403
Equity (₹ Cr.) 22.2
Face Value (₹) 1
Industry PE 29.4

Management X-Ray of Century Plyboards(I) :

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

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About Century Plyboards (India) Ltd

Century Plyboards (India), incorporated in 1982, is well-known manufacturer of plywood and decorative veneers. The company was formed by Sajjan Bhajanka and Sanjay Agarwal. The manufacturing facility of company is located at Bishnupur near Joka, Kolkata.
The company has been the front-runner in applying innovation at work. This simple philosophy has been the cornerstone of all its processes and technologies. It has led to design and deliver contemporary lifestyle statements that have become synonymous with modern living. Its award winning products have been redefining Indian realty and bringing about a paradigm shift in the concept of living spaces. Century Plyboards (India) Ltd., came into existence in 1986 as a result of the foresightedness of two visionaries, Mr. Sajjan Bhajanka and Mr. Sanjay Agarwal. Since then, the company has taken giant strides and is today, the largest seller of multi-use plywood and decorative veneers in the Indian organized plywood market.

As the pioneers in Borer Proof Plywood and Boiling Water Resistant (BWR) Decorative Veneers and Laminates in India, the company has successfully created a niche in the highly competitive lifestyle segment. By giving more freedom to its users, it ensure they have more choices available that will help them in achieving what they desire. The company is continuously working on new product concepts for today's informed and discerning buyer - offering maximum choice to try out numerous permutations and combinations.

CenturyPly is the unprecedented choice of architects and interior designers - they strongly recommend its products for transforming ordinary steel and concrete structures to expressions of one's personality. From flexible plywoods that offer a unique blend of form and functionality to specially treated, Fire Retardant plywoods that find use in a myriad of construction purposes, the company has the right products to target different building needs. Now, CenturyPly enjoys a unique brand identity as the market leader, with offerings that are considered industry benchmarks. It is guided by a simple philosophy of adding more value-for-money products and at the same time, improving upon its existing product portfolio through extensive research and customer feedback.

The company also had a successful run at the box office by associating itself with meaningful cinema and it seeks to strengthen this association over the coming years. As an aspirational, premium lifestyle brand, in perseverance, will power and determination. The company constantly communicate its identity amongst a larger audience through the medium of the moving arts. CenturyPly has collaborated with movies that show the undying human spirit, its indomitable willpower and propagate noble causes like Right to Education. By doing so, the ocmpany bring forth CenturyPly relentless pursuit of excellence and the will to succeed against all odds. Notable social welfare initiatives like “Education for all” seeks to educate children of its factory workers as well as adjacent areas, absolutely free of cost.

Business area of the company

The Company is primarily engaged in manufacturing and sale of Plywood, Laminates, Decorative Veneers, Medium Density Fiber Boards (MDF), Pre-laminated Boards, Particle Board and Flush Doors and providing Container Freight Station (CFS) services. The Company presently has manufacturing facilities near Kolkata, Karnal, Guwahati, Hoshiarpur, Kandla and Chennai. Container Freight station is located near Kolkata port.


Plywood: CenturyPly, CenturyPly Architect, Club Prime, CenturyPly Marine, CenturyPly Elasto, CenturyPly 710+ BWP Marine, Sharonply, Maxima, Century Win MR, Sainik 710 and Sainik MR, Technopine, Fire wall, and Bond 710.

Laminates: Century Laminates, Starline, Monocore, Dark Forest, and Progettowood.

Exteria: Century Exteria.

Veneer: Natzura Woods, and Senzura Styles.

Blockboard: Sainik, Bond 710, Century Club Prime, Sainik 710 and Sainik MR, and Century Win MR.

Doors: Club Prime, Pro, Sainik, and Century Doorframe.

Prelams: Century Prelams.

FaceVeneers: Century Face Veneers.

New-age products: Century PVC (Starke Boards), and Zykron (Fibre Cement Board).

MDF: Century MDF, Prowud, Century Premium Plus, and Century HDF.

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