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Flex Foods Ltd. Stock Analysis

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Flex Foods Ltd is a part of Flex Group of Companies including Flex Industries Ltd., Flex Engineering Ltd. and other companies involved in packaging and information technology business with a total turnover of Rs 1.4 Billions( Dollar 300 Millions).The company is engaged in the business of agro...

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.
Value Creation
 Mar'11Mar'12Mar'13Mar'14Mar'15Mar'16Mar'17Mar'18Mar'19Mar'20
Return on Capital Employed 6.72%7.65%9.62%14.35%12.6%9.78%9.37%7.03%10.91%6.56%
Growth Parameters
Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide
Net Sales (Rs. Cr.) 46.150.552.866.272.582.785.290.784.680.6
Y-o-Y Gr. Rt.-9.6%4.7%25.2%9.5%14.1%3%6.6%-6.8%-4.8%
Adjusted EPS (Rs.) 2.462.964.087.637.315.95.744.258.084.62
Y-o-Y Gr. Rt.-20.3%37.8%87%-4.2%-19.3%-2.7%-26%90.1%-42.8%
Book Value per Share (Rs.) 38.739.6841.7848.252.8557.9561.1363.4272.0176.04
Adjusted Net Profit 3.13.75.19.59.17.37.25.310.15.8
Net Op. Cash Flow (Rs. Cr.) 9.78.45.812.410.626.19.917.516.716.6
Debt to Cash Flow from Ops 1.131.692.422.092.331.533.671.791.611.05
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.
Flex Foods Ltd. should be analysed on a Standalone basis
CAGR
CAGR Colour Code Guide
  9 yrs 5 yrs 3 yrs 1 yr
Net Sales 6.4%2.2%-1.8%-4.8%
Adjusted EPS 7.3%-8.8%-7%-42.8%
Book Value per Share 7.87.67.65.6
Share Price 9.3% 4.6% -18.2% 52.1%
Key Financial Parameter
Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide
 Mar'11Mar'12Mar'13Mar'14Mar'15Mar'16Mar'17Mar'18Mar'19Mar'20
Return on Equity (%) 6.397.5510.0216.9614.4810.659.646.8211.936.24
Operating Profit Margin (%) 15.6717.3318.0524.2225.8222.3222.4218.5821.1914.52
Net Profit Margin (%) 6.647.39.6114.3512.578.888.395.8311.897.14
Debt to Equity 0.230.290.270.430.370.550.480.40.30.18
Working Capital Days 267240245225237217225222229234
Cash Conversion Cycle 97981009610696108109124122
Entity Percentage Holding
Promoters 59.68%
Non-Institutions 40.32%
Pledged *0.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.000.00
* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)
Data is not available for this company.

The 5-year analysis of Flex Foods Ltd.'s performance infers:

Flex Foods Ltd. earnings have declined by -8.8%, whereas share price has appreciated 4.6% 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 Flex Foods Ltd. share prices over the last 10 years. Here is what we found out:

Flex Foods Ltd. share price has appreciated 8% annually over the past ten years.

Flex Foods Ltd is a part of Flex Group of Companies including Flex Industries Ltd., Flex Engineering Ltd. and other companies involved in packaging and information technology business with a total turnover of Rs 1.4 Billions( Dollar 300 Millions).

The company is engaged in the business of agro based value added food products catering to the international markets mainly in Europe, USA, Canada & Middle East countries. The company started its commercial operations in 1992 by establishing

Flex Foods Ltd is a part of Flex Group of Companies including Flex Industries Ltd., Flex Engineering Ltd. and other companies involved in packaging and information technology business with a total turnover of Rs 1.4 Billions( Dollar 300 Millions).

The company is engaged in the business of agro based value added food products catering to the international markets mainly in Europe, USA, Canada & Middle East countries. The company started its commercial operations in 1992 by establishing a 100% EOU for vacuum freeze dried vegetables mainly mushroom and culinary herbs with a total processing capacity of 2000 MTs per annum.

As a backward integration, the company simultaneously established an 'state-of-the-art' mushroom growing unit with a capacity of 2000 MTs per annum and successfully achieved the 100% capacity utilization by producing high quality white button mushroom through in-house technology development & process optimization along with the technical support from M/s Agrisystems, Holland.

The company also deals in canned mushroom with the brand 'Chef's Choice'. Recently FFL has embarked on a major expansion programme by installing the world class manufacturing facilities for IQF and Air- Dried Mushrooms, Culinary Herbs & Fruits/ Vegetables.

The company has been a major success story in the food processing sector in India with a very high degree of value addition through annual export turnover of approximate Rs.300 Millions. Flex Foods has over 500 employees in its operations and creates employment for over 1000 families through outsourced farming & allied activities. 'Good Manufacturing Practices', 'Quality Management System', and Envt-Health & Safety Management Practices are ensured through regular training & awareness programmes.

The processing infrastructure of the company includes the most modern plant equipments from leading technology providers i.e. NIROA/s , Denmark ; NON, Holland; BINDER, Germany & Eurotek, UK along with those from the leading Indian companies. The plant can process upto 20000 MTs of fruits & vegetables per annum in the form of freeze-dried, frozen, IQF, air-dried and canned products. All the process steps starting from the reciept of raw materials till final packaging of the product, are under strict quality environment & hygienic conditions to achieve the highest level of microbiological & phytosanitary standards.

The technical human resource comprises of highly skilled professional experts in the field of Food Technology, Total Quality Management, Engineering & Agro- Sciences from leading institutes supported by a highly skilled & trained staff and allied manpower.Flex Foods lays top priority on sourcing & quality control of input materials to ensure the highest standards of quality, hygiene & product safety. In order to achieve the right quality of finished products, most of the input materials including mushroom, herbs & other fruits & vegetables are grown under the supervision of in-house experts to ensure that optimum farm conditions and agri-practices are followed throughout the growing & harvesting cycles .

Captive mushroom cultivation unit with a total annual capacity of 2000 MTs is fully equipped with international quality monitoring techniques & best storage facilities to ensure that the fresh & hygienic inputs are always available to the processing units to meet the strict international requirements.

Captive farming of culinary herbs & beans / vegetables has been a remarkable success in terms of the wide range varieties grown under local agro climatic conditions with pesticide free cultivation practices.

The company employs a team of over 15 agri-scientists & experts in food technology, cultivation, agronomy and horticulture sciences. Good Agricultural Practices (GAPs) are ensured through regular interaction & awareness programme for farmers & growers.

Product range of the company includes:

Flex Foods offers a wide range of  Vacuum Freeze Dried, Air-Dried, Frozen and IQF (Individually Quick Frozen) product range of mushrooms, herbs, spices and fruits / vegetables, meeting strict quality & hygiene standards.

Frozen/IQF & Freeze Dried /Air Dried Products - Canned Mushroom

  • Mushroom Buttons
  • Mushroom Slices
  • Mushroom Dices
  • Mushroom Blanched
  • Mushroom Unblanched

Herbs & Spices

  • Parsley
  • Dill
  • Basil
  • Thyme
  • Oregano
  • Marjoram
  • Chervil
  • Sage
  • Mint
  • Savory
  • Rosemary
  • Tarragon
  • Green Pepper
  • Coriander
  • Lemon Grass

Fruits & Vegetables

  • Onion - Red / White
  • Garlic
  • Tamarind Powder
  • Cauliflower / Cabbage
  • French Beans
  • Bell Pepper
  • Jalapeno / Tabasco
  • Broccoli
  • Peas
  • Okra
  • Litchi
  • Pineapple
  • Banana 
  • Mango

Achievements/ recognition:

  • The facilities of the company have been certified for KOSHER and HACCP standards as per the customers’ requirements.
Puchho Befikar
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