Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals Ltd Stock Analysis

BSE: 530001 | NSE: GUJALKALI | Chemicals | Small Cap

BSE Share Price 29-Sep-2023 16:19
732.55 34.30 (4.91%)

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Overall Rating

1. Quality

2. Valuation


3. Price Trend

Semi Strong

Guj. Alkalies & Chem Price Chart

P/E Ratio (SA):
Market Cap:
5,127.7 Cr.
52-wk low:
52-wk high:
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1. Is Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year's financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals Ltd is a average quality company.

2. Is Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

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

3. Is Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Semi Strong which suggest that the price of Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals 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 Guj. Alkalies & Chem:

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.
Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals 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 % 8.9%10.2%8.3%9.2%13.1%16.3%7.4%3.3%9.2%9.2%-
Value Creation Index -0.4-0.3-0.4-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 1,8961,9481,9952,0702,4553,1612,7252,4293,7594,5174,301
YoY Gr. Rt. %-2.8%2.4%3.8%18.6%28.8%-13.8%-10.8%54.7%20.2%-
Adj EPS 25.230.13042.
YoY Gr. Rt. %-19.5%-0.3%40%61.9%38.4%-51.3%-51.2%242.3%6.6%-
BVPS (₹) 267.4291398.7457.1520.5585.1626.1732.3804859.3854.8
Adj Net Profit 185221221309500692337164563600320
Cash Flow from Ops. 242295201503515838630421735960-
Debt/CF from Ops.


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 10.1%13%18.4%20.2%
Adj EPS 14%3.7%21.2%6.6%
Share Price 17% 4.3% 29.3% -12%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Return on Equity % 9.810.88.79.813.9177.63.3109.85.1
Op. Profit Mgn % 19.714.116.82232.135.421.414.826.325.418.3
Net Profit Mgn % 9.811.411.114.920.421.912.46.81513.37.4
Debt to Equity
Working Cap Days 157158162170174169210192101930
Cash Conv. Cycle 514039353230383517140

Recent Performance Summary

Sales growth is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 18.35%

Net Profit is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 21.21%

Return on Equity has declined versus last 3 years average to 5.10%

Sales growth is not so good in last 4 quarters at 5.39%

Latest Financials - Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) 43.6 22
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 4,301 4,301
BVPS (₹.) 854.8 831.4
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 6,204 6,032
P/BV 0.82 0.83
PE 16.02 31.48
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 556.05 / 949.50
All Time Low / High (₹) 6.97 / 1044.75
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 5,128
Equity (₹ Cr.) 73.4
Face Value (₹) 10
Industry PE 38

Management X-Ray of Guj. Alkalies & Chem :

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

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Analyst's Notes

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Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of Guj. Alkalies & Chem on 29-Sep-2023 16:19 is : 732.5.
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-Sep-2023 16:19 the market cap of Guj. Alkalies & Chem stood at ₹ 5,127.7.
The latest PE ratio of Guj. Alkalies & Chem as of 29-Sep-2023 16:19 is 16.02.
The latest PB ratio of Guj. Alkalies & Chem as of 29-Sep-2023 16:19 is 0.82
The 52-week high of Guj. Alkalies & Chem is ₹ 949.5 and the 52-week low is ₹ 556.0.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue / sales of Guj. Alkalies & Chem is ₹ 4,301 ( Cr.) .

About Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals Ltd

Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL) was incorporated on 29th March, 1973 in the State of Gujarat by Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation Limited (GIIC), a wholly owned company of Govt. of Gujarat, as a Core Promoter.

The Company commenced its operations in 1976 with 37,425 MTPA Caustic Soda Plant based on the then, state-of-the-art Mercury Cell process at its Plant which is situated 16 km North of Vadodara near Village Ranoli on the main Railway track route between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.

GACL has two units located at Vadodara and Dahej, both in the State of Gujarat. It has integrated manufacturing facilities for Caustic Soda, Chlorine, Hydrochloric Gas, Hydrochloric Acid, Chloromethanes, Hydrochloric Peroxide, Phosphoric Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium Carbonate, Sodium Cyanide, Sodium Ferrocyanide.

Presently, the company is one of the largest producers of Caustic Soda in India, with a production capacity of 1087 TPD. It is accredited with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 50001:2018.

Business area of the company

The company has emerged as one of the largest producers of Caustic Soda in India and enjoys the economies of scale. The Company has about 12% share in the domestic Caustic Soda market. The company has implemented elaborate Environment Management System (EMS) Occupational Health & Safety (OH & S) plan and has embarked on continual improvement. The Company’s products basket comprises several products including Caustic Soda (Lye, Flakes / Prills), Liquid Chlorine, Hydrochloric Acid, Chloromethanes, Hydrogen Peroxide, Caustic Potash (Lye & Flakes), Potassium Carbonate, Aluminium Chloride, Phosphoric Acid, Chlorinated Paraffin, Poly Aluminium Chloride (various grades), Chlorotoluene, Sodium Chlorate etc.

Products of the company

Caustic Soda Group

  • Caustic Soda Lye
  • Caustic Soda Flakes
  • Caustic Soda Prills
  • Liquid Chlorine
  • Hydrochloric Acid
  • Compressed Hydrogen Gas

Special Chlorine Derivatives Group

  • Anhydrous Aluminium Chloride
  • Chlorinated Paraffin
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Benzaldehyde
  • Benzyl Chloride

Caustic Potash Group

  • Caustic Potash Lye
  • Caustic Potash Flakes
  • Potassium Carbonate

Chloromethane Group

  • Methylene Chloride
  • Chloroform
  • Carbon Tetrachloride

Water Treatment Group

  • Bleachwin
  • Scalewin
  • Poly Aluminum Chloride
  • biowin
  • Stable Bleaching Powder

Hydrogen Peroxide Group

  • Hydrogen Peroxide

Sodium Chlorate Group

  • Sodium Chlorate

Phosphoric Group

  • Phosphoric Acid

Product Awareness Videos

  • Poly Aluminium Chloride Awareness Film
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