Astec Lifesciences Ltd - Stock Valuation and Financial Performance

BSE: 533138 | NSE: ASTEC | Pesticides & Agrochemicals | Small Cap

Astec Lifesciences Ltd Share Price

906.20 -5.75 -0.63%
as on 23-Feb'24 16:59

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Overall Rating
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1. Quality

2. Valuation

Fair

3. Price Trend

Astec Lifesciences stock performance -

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P/E Ratio (CD):
0.00
Market Cap:
1,777 Cr.
52-wk low:
826.2
52-wk high:
1,540

Is Astec Lifesciences Ltd an attractive stock to invest in?

1. Is Astec Lifesciences Ltd a good quality company?

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

2. Is Astec Lifesciences Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of Astec Lifesciences Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Fair zone.

3. Is Astec Lifesciences Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Weak which suggest that the price of Astec Lifesciences Ltd is likely to Fall in the short term. However, please check the rating on Quality and Valuation before investing.

10 Year X-Ray of Astec Lifesciences:

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.
Astec Lifesciences 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

Mar'14Mar'15Mar'16Mar'17Mar'18Mar'19Mar'20Mar'21Mar'22Mar'23TTM
ROCE % 9.2%17.2%5.7%10.8%9.1%12.8%14.5%15.7%15.3%4.8%-
Value Creation
Index
-0.40.2-0.6-0.2-0.4-0.10.00.10.1-0.7-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 207267247299368431523555677628431
Sales YoY Gr.-29%-7.5%20.9%23.1%17.2%21.3%6.2%21.9%-7.2%-
Adj EPS 5.814.12.39.79.217.722.43242.510.2-26
YoY Gr.-144.5%-83.8%324%-5.2%91.9%26.5%43.3%32.9%-76.1%-
BVPS (₹) 61.369.660.370.486.4103.2125.7157.6202.2213.7189
Adj Net
Profit
10.727.54.518.91834.643.762.783.419.9-51
Cash Flow from Ops. 14.67.5-12.519.264.715.3168-8.223.674.7-
Debt/CF from Ops. 5.712.5-10.16.61.911.50.6-22.911.84.6-

CAGR

CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 13.1%11.3%6.3%-7.2%
Adj EPS 6.5%2%-23.1%-76.1%
BVPS14.9%19.9%19.4%5.7%
Share Price 40% 13.1% -4.9% -35.4%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Mar'14Mar'15Mar'16Mar'17Mar'18Mar'19Mar'20Mar'21Mar'22Mar'23TTM
Return on
Equity %
9.822.13.514.811.718.619.522.623.64.9-12.9
Op. Profit
Mgn %
18.220.713.92118.717.816.320.122.812.2-3.1
Net Profit
Mgn %
5.210.31.86.44.988.411.312.33.2-11.8
Debt to
Equity
0.70.71.10.90.70.90.40.60.70.8-
Working Cap
Days
219223304248233223217229244316159
Cash Conv.
Cycle
113841059192956053102155-10

Recent Performance Summary

Debt to equity has declined versus last 3 years average to 0.81

Return on Equity is Poor

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years 6.32%

Sales growth is not so good in last 4 quarters at -44.25%

Latest Financials - Astec Lifesciences Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) -26 -26
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 431 431
BVPS (₹.) 188.7 189
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 350 351
P/BV 4.80 4.79
PE 0.00 0.00
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 826.15 / 1540.00
All Time Low / High (₹) 14.45 / 2285.65
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 1,777
Equity (₹ Cr.) 19.6
Face Value (₹) 10
Industry PE 35.4

Management X-Ray of Astec Lifesciences:

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

Pledged *0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of Astec Lifesciences

Adj EPS (Rs.)

Sales (Cr.)

ROE (%)

ROCE (%)

Balance Sheet

(All Figures are in Crores.)

Profit And Loss

(All Figures in Cr. Adjusted EPS in Rs.)

Cash Flow

(All Figures are in Crores.)

Astec Lifesciences Ltd Stock News

Astec Lifesciences Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of Astec Lifesciences on 23-Feb-2024 16:59 is ₹906.2.
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 Astec Lifesciences stood at ₹1,777.
The latest P/E ratio of Astec Lifesciences as of 23-Feb-2024 16:59 is 0.00.
The latest P/B ratio of Astec Lifesciences as of 23-Feb-2024 16:59 is 4.80.
The 52-week high of Astec Lifesciences is ₹1,540 and the 52-week low is ₹826.1.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue/sales of Astec Lifesciences is ₹431.4 ( Cr.) .

About Astec Lifesciences Ltd

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.

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