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Astec Lifesciences Ltd Stock Analysis

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Pesticides & Agrochemicals
Astec is proud of its rich experience of over two decades in the chemical industry. The company employs highly qualified and trained personnel to monitor and maintain its manufacturing activities as well as process development work. Astec prides itself in being responsive, reliable and quick...
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Analysis of Financial Track Record

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.
Astec Lifesciences Ltd has performed well in majority of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is very good
Value Creation
Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide
 Mar'11Mar'12Mar'13Mar'14Mar'15Mar'16Mar'17Mar'18Mar'19Mar'20
Return on Capital Employed 5.75%4.24%6.62%9.16%17.16%5.66%10.79%9.1%12.84%14.51%
Value Creation Index -0.54-0.66-0.47-0.270.37-0.55-0.14-0.270.030.04
Growth Parameters
Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide
Net Sales (Rs. Cr.) 109113175207267247299368431523
Y-o-Y Gr. Rt.-3.1%54.9%18.4%29%-7.5%20.9%23.1%17.2%21.3%
Adjusted EPS (Rs.) 2.911.553.55.7814.132.299.719.2117.6722.35
Y-o-Y Gr. Rt.--46.7%125.8%65.1%144.5%-83.8%324%-5.2%91.9%26.5%
Book Value per Share (Rs.) 57.1457.458.3861.2569.5660.2870.3686.42103.16125.66
Adjusted Net Profit 4.92.66.310.727.54.518.91834.643.7
Net Op. Cash Flow (Rs. Cr.) 16.48.716.414.67.5-12.519.264.715.3168
Debt to Cash Flow from Ops 2.668.314.445.6812.5-10.136.581.9311.490.59
Standalone financials take only the parent company into account while consolidated financials take into account financials of the parent company as well as of all its subsidiaries. In most companies consolidated financials should be used for analysis.
Astec Lifesciences Ltd. should be analysed on a Consolidated basis
CAGR
CAGR Colour Code Guide
  9 yrs 5 yrs 3 yrs 1 yr
Net Sales 19%14.4%20.5%21.3%
Adjusted EPS 25.4%9.6%32%26.5%
Book Value per Share 9.212.621.321.8
Share Price 49.6% 37.9% 22% 182%
Key Financial Parameter
Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide
 Mar'11Mar'12Mar'13Mar'14Mar'15Mar'16Mar'17Mar'18Mar'19Mar'20
Return on Equity (%) 5.22.696.199.7622.13.5214.7911.718.5719.48
Operating Profit Margin (%) 14.3615.3316.1518.2120.7413.8920.9718.7217.7516.33
Net Profit Margin (%) 4.512.253.595.1610.31.846.364.938.028.37
Debt to Equity 0.450.740.690.730.691.080.920.740.870.4
Working Capital Days 259279204219223304248233224219
Cash Conversion Cycle 149142901128310591929661
Corporate Governance What do we look at?
Corporate Governance
Board Credentials
Promoter's holding
Transparency
Integrity
Entity Percentage Holding
Promoters 65.23%
Institutions 7.19%
Non-Institutions 27.57%
Pledged *0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)

MoneyWorks4Me analysed the past 10-year performance of Astec Lifesciences Ltd and arrived at the following conclusion:

Past 10 year's financial track record indicates that Astec Lifesciences Ltd is a good quality company. However, for specific investment actions please connect with your investment advisor.

The 5-year analysis of Astec Lifesciences Ltd's performance infers:

Astec Lifesciences Ltd earnings have grown by 9.6%, whereas share price has appreciated 37.9% CAGR over the past five years, indicating the company's share price is likely overvalued. However, for specific investment actions please connect with your investment advisor.

We analysed the performance of Astec Lifesciences Ltd share prices over the last 10 years. Here is what we found out:

Astec Lifesciences Ltd share price has appreciated 34% annually over the past ten years.

Astec is proud of its rich experience of over two decades in the chemical industry. The company employs highly qualified and trained personnel to monitor and maintain its manufacturing activities as well as process development work. Astec prides itself in being responsive, reliable and quick to implement projects. A strong R&D focus has enabled the company to introduce a number of unique products. As the operations are highly integrated both vertically and horizontally, Astec has a very

Astec is proud of its rich experience of over two decades in the chemical industry. The company employs highly qualified and trained personnel to monitor and maintain its manufacturing activities as well as process development work. Astec prides itself in being responsive, reliable and quick to implement projects. A strong R&D focus has enabled the company to introduce a number of unique products. As the operations are highly integrated both vertically and horizontally, Astec has a very efficient, low cost structure in the market place.

Strong emphasis on quality, backed by a highly competent technical team, has enabled Astec to establish a successful track record in nurturing stable and long term relationships with highly reputed companies in USA, Japan and Europe. Above all, utmost respect for confidentiality, reliability, integrity and commitment in all its business relationships make Astec an ideal outsourcing partner. Astec Chemicals operates an ISO 9001:2000 certified Quality Assurance system.

The company has technologically sophisticated facilities for process development work and has demonstrated its ability to synthesize complex molecules rapidly. All its laboratories are equipped to carry out reactions from gm-scale to kilo-scale {up to 20 litres}.

Scale up to multikilo level is undertaken at its versatile 50-500 lts capacity pilot plant. Setting up a feasibility study through to laboratory development, pilot scale-up and full scale production are governed by the highest safety, quality and environmental standards.

Astec has multipurpose production facilities at two locations.

• Dombivli (50 km from Mumbai) • Mahad - two plants ( 180 kms from Mumbai)

They are multi-purpose plants based on 3,000-20,000 litres glasslined and stainless steel reactors. Typical reactors sizes are 10,000 lts.

• The pilot plant has glass and SS vessels of 50 litres to 500 litres capacity. • Reactions can be carried out from minus 20o C to 250o C. Distillation up to 300C • Vacuum down to 1mm Hg. • Distillation systems can handle high melting solids. • High efficiency fractionating columns up to 40 theoretical plates are available. • Facilities are designed to handle a number of corrosive and hazardous raw materials.

Products:

• Tebuconazole • Hexaconazole • Propiconazole • Metalaxyl • 1,2 Pentanediol • Dicap • 4-Fluoro phenacyl chloride.

Puchho Befikar
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