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Kerala Ayurveda Ltd Stock Analysis

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Kerala Ayurveda Ltd. (KAL) was founded on the banks of river Periyar at Aluva, Kochi, Kerala in 1945 by Late Vaidyan K G K Panicker, the renowned Ayurvedacharya. He was a doyen in Ayurvedic system, a visionary and a mentor. Now, more than half a century later, his inspired creation epitomizes...

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 -1.82%1.02%1.94%2.2%2.5%3.19%4.09%4.82%2.37%2.58%
Growth Parameters
Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide
Net Sales (Rs. Cr.) 19.726.922.525.628.332.639.643.846.553.7
Y-o-Y Gr. Rt.-36.3%-16.4%13.7%10.7%15.1%21.7%10.5%6.2%15.5%
Adjusted EPS (Rs.) -1.530.080.730.841.051.642.092.180.290.83
Y-o-Y Gr. Rt.-NA812.5%15.1%25%56.2%27.4%4.3%-86.7%186.2%
Book Value per Share (Rs.) 10.4910.911.7512.7313.2214.8514.0516.7412.7813.9
Adjusted Net Profit -1.60.10.80.91.11.72.22.30.30.9
Net Op. Cash Flow (Rs. Cr.) -3.56.1-0.8-0.10.32.51.5-10.99.34.7
Debt to Cash Flow from Ops -15.358.57-74.37-619.38230.325.8933.88-6.46.0312.28
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.
Kerala Ayurveda Ltd. should be analysed on a Standalone basis
CAGR
CAGR Colour Code Guide
  9 yrs 5 yrs 3 yrs 1 yr
Net Sales 11.8%13.7%10.7%15.5%
Adjusted EPS NA-4.6%-26.5%186.2%
Book Value per Share 3.21-0.48.8
Share Price -0.1% -7.7% -20.2% -2.2%
Key Financial Parameter
Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide
 Mar'11Mar'12Mar'13Mar'14Mar'15Mar'16Mar'17Mar'18Mar'19Mar'20
Return on Equity (%) -14.870.696.346.768.0411.6614.4514.161.956.23
Operating Profit Margin (%) -6.345.7711.1311.1711.5212.5712.0912.946.465.79
Net Profit Margin (%) -8.190.33.413.463.915.35.565.260.651.63
Debt to Equity 4.854.524.674.54.624.083.513.944.173.94
Working Capital Days 620515618596587543432415421340
Cash Conversion Cycle 14875637582839910510794
Entity Percentage Holding
Promoters 61.52%
Institutions 0.04%
Non-Institutions 38.44%
Pledged *100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00100.00
* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)
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The 5-year analysis of Kerala Ayurveda Ltd's performance infers:

Kerala Ayurveda Ltd earnings have declined by -4.6%, whereas share price has depreciated -7.7% CAGR over the past five years, indicating the company's share price is likely undervalued. However, for specific investment actions please connect with your investment advisor.

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

Kerala Ayurveda Ltd share price has depreciated -3.4% annually over the past ten years.

Kerala Ayurveda Ltd. (KAL) was founded on the banks of river Periyar at Aluva, Kochi, Kerala in 1945 by Late Vaidyan K G K Panicker, the renowned Ayurvedacharya. He was a doyen in Ayurvedic system, a visionary and a mentor. Now, more than half a century later, his inspired creation epitomizes all that is modern and state-of-the-art in Ayurveda. A leading Ayurvedic company today, KAL is backed by advanced technology and highly qualified dedicated staff.

Today Kerala Ayurveda is a major

Kerala Ayurveda Ltd. (KAL) was founded on the banks of river Periyar at Aluva, Kochi, Kerala in 1945 by Late Vaidyan K G K Panicker, the renowned Ayurvedacharya. He was a doyen in Ayurvedic system, a visionary and a mentor. Now, more than half a century later, his inspired creation epitomizes all that is modern and state-of-the-art in Ayurveda. A leading Ayurvedic company today, KAL is backed by advanced technology and highly qualified dedicated staff.

Today Kerala Ayurveda is a major force in healthcare, growing at a spectacular rate -- with new clinics, new market strategies, new products, and new cures. Some of KAL's products are on the verge of being patented. KAL is truly on a mission to be the number one choice in Ayurveda globally.

Kerala Ayurveda has its world class manufacturing facility at Aluva, near Kochi. It also has a Herbarium.

The R&D Division of KAL has a prestigious herbal garden, which is actually a gene pool with more than 1200 species of rare and endangered medicinal plants, collected by conducting extensive surveys. These efforts also include certain hitherto unexplored tribal pockets, which are treasure groves of herbal wealth.

KAL has started its own Ayurvedic training center in view of propagating authentic Ayurveda. The training center, called KAL HRD CENTER is functioning as an annex to KAL Ayurveda Hospital at Aluva, near Kochi in Kerala. The center is easily assessable since it is located about 10 km, from the Nedumbassery International Airport (Cochin).The center is well equipped and conducts various training programme, various training Programs related with Ayurveda are offered by KAL HRD Center.

Publication Division- KAL has set up a publication division to publish Ayurvedic materials. An Ayurvedic quarterly journal named and styled as KAL VAIDYAM is published by this division. The division is designed to publish books, audio and video CDs and tapes on Ayurveda for the public and the scientific community.

Different offerings of the company:

  • Classical Medicines- These are formulations manufactured based on the Ayurvedic Formulatory of India. This is developed from 3000 years old scriptures. In KAL they  follow the traditional method for manufacturing these products.
  • Proprietary Medicines- These medicines are manufactured based on the formulas developed by KAL R&D division. The products are clinically tested by clinical trial, animal trial, etc before being launched in the market.
  • Katrasoft- Katrasoft is the technology division of Katra group, a multinational company with diverse business intrests in over 15 domains and investments in over 20 companies. Katrasoft operates as a division of Kerala Ayurveda Limited, one of the oldest names in Ayurveda, which is a listed company owned by Katra group.
  • Katra Nursing- Katra Nursing, one of the divisions of Katra Healtcare Pvt.Ltd. is a fast growing healthcare organization centered in Bangalore, India focussed in the training program of CGFNS, NCLEX and IELTS. The primary objective of the organization is to be a one-stop solution provider for nursing fraternity by exploring the best opportunities availble for KAL's nurses.

Achievements/ recognition:

KAL Hospital, Aluva has been accredited with “Green Leaf” certification by Department of Tourism, Government of Kerala, which is the highest classification for outstanding quality of facilities and services.

Puchho Befikar
SEBI Registered: Investment Adviser - INA000013323

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