National Fertilizers Ltd - Stock Valuation and Financial Performance

BSE: 523630 | NSE: NFL | Fertilizers | Small Cap

National Fertilizers Ltd Share Price

102.65 -0.80 -0.77%
as on 23-Feb'24 16:59

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Overall Rating
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1. Quality

2. Valuation

Somewhat Undervalued

3. Price Trend

Semi Strong

National Fertilizers stock performance -

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P/E Ratio (SA):
Market Cap:
5,035.8 Cr.
52-wk low:
52-wk high:

Is National Fertilizers Ltd an attractive stock to invest in?

1. Is National Fertilizers Ltd a good quality company?

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

2. Is National Fertilizers Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of National Fertilizers Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Somewhat Undervalued zone.

3. Is National Fertilizers Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Semi Strong which suggest that the price of National Fertilizers 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 National Fertilizers:

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.
National Fertilizers 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 % 3.8%5%5.9%6.3%6.4%7.5%4.2%6.7%4.4%10.6%-
Value Creation

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 8,0178,5207,7577,6008,94312,42913,13511,90615,85729,61724,560
Sales YoY Gr.-6.3%-9%-2%17.7%39%5.7%-9.4%33.2%86.8%-
Adj EPS -1.70.444.23.862.
YoY Gr.-NA870.7%6%-9.7%57.2%-65.4%158%-56.9%284.4%-
BVPS (₹) 30.530.234.537.240.545.239.244.347.256.551.4
Adj Net
Cash Flow from Ops. -1,6083041,8502,4531,661-2,699-3097,034-826-335-
Debt/CF from Ops. -4.725.


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 15.6%27.1%31.1%86.8%
Adj EPS NA18.3%62.2%284.4%
Share Price 16.3% 25.6% 37.5% 63.2%

Key Financial Parameters

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Recent Performance Summary

Sales growth is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 31.13%

Return on Equity is Poor

Debt to equity has increased versus last 3 years average to 1.44

Sales growth is not so good in last 4 quarters at -5.51%

Latest Financials - National Fertilizers Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) -7.9 -6
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 24,560 24,560
BVPS (₹.) 51.4 47.7
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 2,031 1,847
P/BV 2.00 2.15
PE 0.00 0.00
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 60.15 / 130.45
All Time Low / High (₹) 2.75 / 149.25
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 5,036
Equity (₹ Cr.) 490.6
Face Value (₹) 10
Industry PE 23.1

Management X-Ray of National Fertilizers:

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of National Fertilizers

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National Fertilizers Ltd Stock News

National Fertilizers Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of National Fertilizers on 23-Feb-2024 16:59 is ₹102.7.
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 23-Feb-2024 16:59 the market cap of National Fertilizers stood at ₹5,035.8.
The latest P/E ratio of National Fertilizers as of 23-Feb-2024 16:59 is 0.00.
The latest P/B ratio of National Fertilizers as of 23-Feb-2024 16:59 is 2.00.
The 52-week high of National Fertilizers is ₹130.4 and the 52-week low is ₹60.15.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue/sales of National Fertilizers is ₹24,560 ( Cr.) .

About National Fertilizers Ltd

National Fertilizers (NFL) incorporated in 1974 is second largest producer of Nitrogenous Fertilizers in the India commanding 16.5% of market share. Company started its operation by setting up two manufacturing Units at Bathinda and Panipat. NFL is public sector undertaking which is controlled by Department of Fertilizers in the Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers.

In 1978 the Nangal Unit of Fertilizer Corporation of India was shifted to NFL. A decade later company expanded its capacity by installing gas based plant located at Vijaipur in Madhya Pradesh. Later in 1997 company doubled its capacity by setting up another unit- Vijaipur-II and increased it to 14.52 lakh MTs.

The company was given responsibility by Government of India to revive the closed Urea plants of HFCL and FCI located at Baruani and Ramagundam. Company received ISO-9001 (2000), ISO-14001 and OSHAS-18001 certification for quality management. Company also undertakes R&D activities and has developed value added products such as Zincated, Sulphur Coated Urea and Neem coated Urea.

Company’s Kisan Urea is highly concentrated, solid, nitrogenous fertilizer, containing 46.0% and very popular brand with a pan-India presence.

Company manufactures Bio-Fertiliser such as Nitrogen Bio-Fertilizer, Azetobactor and Phosphorous Bio-fertilizer. The product has market presence in Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand, Chattisgarh, Bihar, Jharkhand, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, Punjab, Haryana and Rajasthan.

Company also manufactures spectrum of industrial products which include Methanol, Sodium Nitrate, Sodium Nitrite, Nitric Acid, Sulphur, Liquid Oxygen, Liquid CO2, Liquid Nitrogen etc.

AwardsNCL’s Vijaipur unit was awarded at National Productivity Award for Bio-Fertilizers in 2002-03 for it productivity.

NCL’s Vijaipur unit received FAI Award for Best Overall Performance of an Operating Nitrogenous Fertilizer unit.

Company has received Green Tech Environment Excellence Silver Award 2007 for its outstanding achievement in environment management from Green Tech Foundation.

New DevelopmentNational Fertilizers has formed a joint venture RCF and KRIBHCO to promote Urvarak Videsh. The company was formed to explored investment opportunities in India and abroad in segments like nitrogenous, phosphatic and potassic sectors.

In 2010 National Fertilizers entered into business of power generation.

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