Alkali Metals Ltd Stock Analysis

BSE: 533029 | NSE: ALKALI | Chemicals | Small Cap

BSE Share Price 29-Nov-2022 18:01
134.80 16.00 (13.47%)

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Overall Rating
M-Cap below 500cr. High Risk from low Liquidity

1. Quality

2. Valuation

Somewhat overvalued

3. Price Trend

Semi Strong

Alkali Metals Price Chart

P/E Ratio (SA) :
44.59
Market Cap :
121 Cr.
52-wk low :
73.6
52-wk high :
154
Bole Toh?

1. Is Alkali Metals Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year's financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Alkali Metals Ltd is a average quality company.

2. Is Alkali Metals Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of Alkali Metals Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Somewhat overvalued zone.

3. Is Alkali Metals Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Semi Strong which suggest that the price of Alkali Metals Ltd is likely to Rise-somewhat in the short term. However, please check the rating on Quality and Valuation before investing.

10 Year X-Ray of Alkali Metals:

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.
Alkali Metals 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

Mar'13Mar'14Mar'15Mar'16Mar'17Mar'18Mar'19Mar'20Mar'21Mar'22TTM
ROCE % 7.9%0.3%5.1%6.1%3.9%4.8%5.2%3.7%1%7.6%-
Value Creation Index -0.4-1.0-0.6-0.6-0.7-0.7-0.6-0.7-0.9-0.5-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 61.966.168.473.358.164.971.670.955.49195
YoY Gr. Rt. %-6.7%3.6%7.1%-20.8%11.8%10.2%-1%-21.8%64.4%-
Adj EPS 4.5-2.11.12.20.71.61.70.9-1.13.42.7
YoY Gr. Rt. %--147.9%NA94.7%-67.1%115.1%8.9%-50.3%-228.2%NA-
BVPS (₹) 50.94947.748.448.849.650.348.647.750.350.4
Adj Net Profit 4.5-2.21.22.30.71.61.70.9-1.13.53
Cash Flow from Ops. 6.61.29.28.34.24.56.99.41.311.2-
Debt/CF from Ops. 4.930.53.62.65.142.62.116.61.5-

CAGR

CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 4.4%9.4%8.4%64.4%
Adj EPS -2.9%36.2%26%NA
BVPS -0.10.605.6
Share Price 18.2% 13.2% 48.9% 44.9%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Mar'13Mar'14Mar'15Mar'16Mar'17Mar'18Mar'19Mar'20Mar'21Mar'22TTM
Return on Equity % 8.9-4.22.34.61.53.13.41.7-2.26.95.3
Op. Profit Mgn % 105.114.113.612.210.710.49.41112.511.2
Net Profit Mgn % 7.3-3.31.73.11.32.52.41.2-23.82.9
Debt to Equity 0.60.70.70.40.40.40.40.40.50.30
Working Cap Days 221204185157197197194188261183197
Cash Conv. Cycle 72745852667977801146933

Recent Performance Summary

Return on Equity has increased versus last 3 years average to 5.30%

Net Profit is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 25.99%

Sales growth is good in last 4 quarters at 44.64%

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years 8.35%

Latest Financials - Alkali Metals Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) 2.7 -
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 94.5 -
BVPS (₹.) 50.4 -
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 41 -
P/BV 2.36 -
PE 44.59 -
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 73.60 / 154.00
All Time Low / High (₹) 13.15 / 399.40
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 121
Equity (₹ Cr.) 10.2
Face Value (₹) 10
Industry PE 33.6

Management X-Ray of Alkali Metals :

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

Pledged *30.0430.0430.0430.0430.0430.0430.0430.0630.0630.06
* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of Alkali Metals

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Sales (Cr.)
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News

Alkali Metals Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of Alkali Metals on 29-Nov-2022 18:01 is : 134.8.
Market capitalization or market cap is determined by multiplying the current market price of a company's shares with the total number of shares outstanding. As of 29-Nov-2022 18:01 the market cap of Alkali Metals stood at ₹ 121.0.
The latest PE ratio of Alkali Metals as of 29-Nov-2022 18:01 is 44.59.
The latest PB ratio of Alkali Metals as of 29-Nov-2022 18:01 is 2.36
The 52-week high of Alkali Metals is ₹ 154.0 and the 52-week low is ₹ 73.60.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue / sales of Alkali Metals is ₹ 94.52 ( Cr.) .

About Alkali Metals Ltd

Alkali Metals was incorporated on April 17, 1968 as a joint venture with APIDC.  The company commenced production of sodium metal, with an installed capacity of 125 MT. There were only a few manufacturers of sodium metal at that time and the technology was not available easily. Alkali Metals developed the technology for sodium metal based on in-house R&D capabilities and this was an achievement, considering various hazards in the development and manufacture of the same. It has a distinction of developing technology for the manufacture of sodium metal for usage in fast breeder nuclear reactors for power generation. It developed technologies for several derivatives based on sodium metal, picoline and various other cyclic compounds. In the year 1986, APIDC exited from the joint venture.

Y V S Murty and Y S R Venkata Rao are the main promoters of the company.

Currently, the company has two manufacturing facilities, unit I and II. Both the units are ISO 9001: 2000 and ISO 14001:2004 certified and have combined installed capacity of 4,400 MTPA. While unit I is engaged in the manufacture of sodium metals, organo alkali metallics, tetrazoles, amino pyridines and caters to the domestic market, unit II, a 100% EOU is engaged in the manufacture of pyridine derivatives, cyclic compounds and fine chemicals.

Business area of the company

The company is engaged in the business of manufacturing sodium derivatives, pyridine derivatives and a range of fine chemicals, based on related chemistry. 

Products

Sodium derivatives

  • Sodium Amide
  • Sodium Azide
  • Sodium Hydride
  • Sodium Methoxide
  • Sodium tertiary butoxide

Pyridine derivatives

  • Aminopyridine
  • Amino - 4 - Methylpyridine
  • Amino 6 - Methylpyridine
  • Diaminopyridine
  • Trichloropyridine

Fine chemicals

  • Phenyl - a – (2-Pyridyle) Acetonitrile
  • Phenyl Pyridyl Acetamide

Awards/ achievements

  • Best Export Performance Award” in the state for 2003-2004 from FAPCCI
  • Best technology development in research & development” in the state for 2001-2002 from FACCI
  • Certificate of Merit for the outstanding export performance” for 2001-2002 from (CHEMEXCIL) , Mumbai
  • Outstanding performance in the field of Technology” from Uppal Industries Association in 2003

Certification/ recognition

  • ISO 14001:2004 certified company
  • ISO 9001:2000 certified company
  • Export House certificate
  • In-house R&D centre recognized by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India
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