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.
Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end.
Value Creation ⓘ
Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|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 ⓘ
|YoY Gr. Rt. %||-||6.7%||3.6%||7.1%||-20.8%||11.8%||10.2%||-1%||-21.8%||64.4%||-|
|Adj EPS ⓘ||4.5||-2.1||1.1||2.2||0.7||1.6||1.7||0.9||-1.1||3.4||2.7|
|YoY Gr. Rt. %||-||-147.9%||NA||94.7%||-67.1%||115.1%||8.9%||-50.3%||-228.2%||NA||-|
|BVPS (₹) ⓘ||50.9||49||47.7||48.4||48.8||49.6||50.3||48.6||47.7||50.3||50.4|
|Adj Net Profit ⓘ||4.5||-2.2||1.2||2.3||0.7||1.6||1.7||0.9||-1.1||3.5||3|
|Cash Flow from Ops. ⓘ||6.6||1.2||9.2||8.3||4.2||4.5||6.9||9.4||1.3||11.2||-|
|Debt/CF from Ops. ⓘ||4.9||30.5||3.6||2.6||5.1||4||2.6||2.1||16.6||1.5||-|
CAGR Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|9 Years||5 Years||3 Years||1 Years|
|Adj EPS ⓘ||-2.9%||36.2%||26%||NA|
Key Financial Parameters ⓘ
Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|Return on Equity % ⓘ||8.9||-4.2||2.3||4.6||1.5||3.1||3.4||1.7||-2.2||6.9||5.3|
|Op. Profit Mgn % ⓘ||10||5.1||14.1||13.6||12.2||10.7||10.4||9.4||11||12.5||11.2|
|Net Profit Mgn % ⓘ||7.3||-3.3||1.7||3.1||1.3||2.5||2.4||1.2||-2||3.8||2.9|
|Debt to Equity ⓘ||0.6||0.7||0.7||0.4||0.4||0.4||0.4||0.4||0.5||0.3||0|
|Working Cap Days ⓘ||221||204||185||157||197||197||194||188||261||183||197|
|Cash Conv. Cycle ⓘ||72||74||58||52||66||79||77||80||114||69||33|
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%
|TTM EPS (₹)||2.7||-|
|TTM Sales (₹ Cr.)||94.5||-|
|BVPS (₹.) ⓘ||50.4||-|
|Reserves (₹ Cr.) ⓘ||41||-|
|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|
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.