Quess Corp Ltd - Stock Valuation and Financial Performance

BSE: 539978 | NSE: QUESS | BPO/ITeS | Small Cap

Quess Corp Share Price

633.80 3.75 0.60%
as on 18-May'24 12:50

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Overall Rating
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1. Quality

2. Valuation

Somewhat Undervalued

3. Price Trend

Quess Corp stock performance -

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P/E Ratio (CD):
Market Cap:
9,356.8 Cr.
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52-wk high:

Is Quess Corp Ltd an attractive stock to invest in?

1. Is Quess Corp Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year's financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Quess Corp Ltd is a good quality company.

2. Is Quess Corp Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

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

3. Is Quess Corp Ltd a good buy now?

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

10 Year X-Ray of Quess Corp:

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.
Quess Corp 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

ROCE % 11.3%23.3%16.9%11.1%13.1%9.6%-8.9%3.8%9.8%8.1%-
Value Creation

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 1,3412,0543,4354,3156,1678,52710,99110,83713,69217,15819,100
Sales YoY Gr.-53.1%67.3%25.6%42.9%38.3%28.9%-1.4%26.3%25.3%-
YoY Gr.-74.9%35.3%35.3%120.3%-18.3%-267%NA472.9%-24.3%-
BVPS (₹) 17.91931.166.5168.7185.8153.4157162.1168.7188.5
Adj Net
Cash Flow from Ops. 20.511.9-49.568.4109202361715554466-
Debt/CF from Ops. 4.215.1-7.911.49.343.


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 32.7%22.7%16%25.3%
Adj EPS 16.9%-10.4%NA-24.3%
Share Price - -1% -0.1% 62.1%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

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Recent Performance Summary

Return on Equity has increased versus last 3 years average to 10.50%

Sales growth is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 16.00%

Sales growth is good in last 4 quarters at 11.43%

Net Profit has been subdued in last 3 years 0.00%

Latest Financials - Quess Corp Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) 23.1 18.7
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 15,571 19,100
BVPS (₹.) 181.1 188.5
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 2,540 2,650
P/BV 3.48 3.34
PE 27.29 33.68
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 373.50 / 670.50
All Time Low / High (₹) 165.40 / 1300.00
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 9,357
Equity (₹ Cr.) 148.5
Face Value (₹) 10
Industry PE 61.8

Management X-Ray of Quess Corp:

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of Quess Corp

Adj EPS (Rs.)

Sales (Cr.)

ROE (%)

ROCE (%)

Profit And Loss

(All Figures are in Crores.)
Operating Expenses 9662,4373,2844,0765,8128,05910,33110,37613,06616,570
Manufacturing Costs3155094122235229197270261
Material Costs22524871142262267201279479
Employee Cost 9102,2743,0073,6345,0796,7139,0639,29711,68714,660
Other Costs 30961782774688497716818301,170
Operating Profit 40130151239355468660461626589
Operating Profit Margin (%) 4.0%5.1%4.4%5.5%5.8%5.5%6.0%4.3%4.6%3.4%
Other Income 27915577151452026
Interest 92331497711716911482110
Depreciation 410143375123249229212275
Exceptional Items 000000-66433754
Profit Before Tax 29105115172261289-384185358284
Tax 10363450-48334711110761
Profit After Tax 196981122310257-43274251223
PAT Margin (%) 1.9%2.7%2.4%2.8%5.0%3.0%-3.9%0.7%1.8%1.3%
Adjusted EPS (₹)
Dividend Payout Ratio (%)0%0%0%0%0%0%0%179%25%79%

Balance Sheet

(All Figures are in Crores.)

Equity and Liabilities

Shareholders Fund 1792453528442,4542,7142,2622,3182,3982,500
Share Capital 9626113127145146148148148148
Reserves 832192397172,3082,5682,1152,1702,2502,352
Minority Interest0001237794131162
Long Term Debt303527426920911554249
Short Term Debt61220339470698541883397547509
Trade Payables5426778148173163121115125
Others Liabilities 1452085201,3261,3941,4431,9121,9262,3252,806
Total Liabilities 3937151,3142,9924,9635,0835,4124,9105,5416,112

Fixed Assets

Gross Block1051713061,2691,8442,0212,2792,4942,7873,169
Accumulated Depreciation204154982133647929891,1301,373
Net Fixed Assets851292521,1721,6321,6561,4871,5051,6571,796
CWIP 00282155311518
Investments 004782861281065410250
Trade Receivables1252554055099219139988942,3322,689
Cash Equivalents 2982109463837585759565512566
Others Assets1542485397561,2781,7622,0291,833895966
Total Assets 3937151,3142,9924,9635,0835,4124,9105,5416,112

Cash Flow

(All Figures are in Crores.)
Cash Flow From Operating Activity 1515-5068109202361715554466
PBT 29105115172261289-384185358284
Adjustment 173046741132121,084412314404
Changes in Working Capital -5-86-162-94-186-125-193-46-31-23
Tax Paid -25-34-48-84-80-175-145165-87-199
Cash Flow From Investing Activity -66-68-10-574-797180-174-106-188-2
Capex -9-15-23-38-85-96-57-61-83-99
Net Investments -58-22-154-310337113-54-8624
Others 1-5211-381-402-61-2299-1972
Cash Flow From Financing Activity 646686707948-44513-834-441-443
Net Proceeds from Shares 9703401875148000
Net Proceeds from Borrowing 0001400-1-31-19
Interest Paid -9-22-30-44-67-86-116-74-55-64
Dividend Paid 00000000-162-177
Others -2488114350136-35981-759-193-183
Net Cash Flow 131327201259-63201-225-7621
ROE (%)25.8339.7127.1820.3818.799.93-17.363.2210.649.1
ROCE (%)18.7735.2423.9515.6312.1711.63-6.199.514.9312.87
Asset Turnover Ratio2.84.633.3921.551.
PAT to CFO Conversion(x)0.790.22-0.620.560.350.79N/A9.662.212.09
Working Capital Days
Receivable Days51273539423932324353
Inventory Days0000011111
Payable Days8516241437129022323025915591

Quess Corp Ltd Stock News

Quess Corp Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of Quess Corp on 18-May-2024 12:50 is ₹633.8.
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 18-May-2024 12:50 the market cap of Quess Corp stood at ₹9,356.8.
The latest P/E ratio of Quess Corp as of 18-May-2024 12:50 is 27.29.
The latest P/B ratio of Quess Corp as of 18-May-2024 12:50 is 3.48.
The 52-week high of Quess Corp is ₹670.5 and the 52-week low is ₹373.5.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue/sales of Quess Corp is ₹15,571 ( Cr.) .

About Quess Corp Ltd

Quess Corp Limited was incorporated as IRIS Human Capital Solutions Private Limited on September 19, 2007 at Bengaluru, Karnataka as a private limited company under the Companies Act, 1956. Pursuant to a special resolution of its Shareholders dated October 12, 2007, the company’s name was changed to IKYA Human Capital Solutions Private Limited and a fresh certificate of incorporation consequent upon the change of name was issued by the Registrar of Companies, Bangalore (RoC) on October 15, 2007. Subsequently, pursuant to a special resolution of its Shareholders dated May 14, 2013, the company was converted into a public limited company and the name of the company was changed to IKYA Human Capital Solutions Limited. A fresh certificate of incorporation consequent upon conversion to a public limited company was issued by the RoC on July 2, 2013. Thereafter, pursuant to a special resolution of its Shareholders dated December 4, 2014, the company’s name was changed to Quess Corp Limited. A fresh certificate of incorporation consequent upon the change of name was issued by the RoC on January 2, 2015.

Established in 2007 and headquartered in Bangalore. It is also ‘A Great Place to Work’ certified - a testament to excellent culture, people, and processes.

Business area of the company

The company is India’s leading business services provider and largest private-sector employer. It offers a host of services to help organizations manage their non-core activities in the areas of Workforce Management, Operating Asset Management, and Global Technology Solutions across industries and geographies.

Products & Services offered by the company

Work Force Management

  • Staffing
  • IT Staffing
  • Skill & Learning solution
  • Digital Compliance Solution

Integrated Facilities Management Services

  • Food Services
  • Security Services
  • Industrial Services
  • Telco Network Services

Global Technology Services

  • Domestic CLM and BPO
  • International CLM and BPO
  • Domestic IT Services
  • Monster Jobs
  • Product Installation & Servicing Solution
  • Heptagon


  • 2016: Quess Staffing was recognized as the Star Partner at HCL Global Partner Meet, 2016.
  • 2016: Quess Lanka won the ‘Device Service Excellence Gold Partner Award’ from Huawei Sri Lanka for providing professional staffing services across the region, 2016.
  • 2016: Simpliance, an associate of Quess, was recognised as the Best Start-Up for its industry leading cloud-based compliance tool at NHRD Showcase, 2016.
  • 2016: Quess Industrials was awarded the Strategic Partner (Services) award by ZTE at its India Partners Meet, 2016.
  • 2016: Conneqt Business Solutions, Subsidary of Quess, recognised for contribution towards society by Amity CSR awards.
  • 2016: Quess was recognized as the ‘Best Partner’ two years in a row by Huawei Telecommunications for staffing business, 2016.
  • 2016: Chairman Ajit Isaac was named a finalist at the 2016 EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award Program in India.
  • 2017: Quess was recognized as the winner in the ‘Best IPO’ category of IR Awards, 2017 instituted by the Investor Relations Society of India in association with KPMG, Bloomberg and BSE.
  • 2019: Quess was ranked 177 on ET 500 companies list and 69 on SIA top global Staffing firms for 2019.
  • 2019: Comtel Solutions, Singapore was recognised as Asia’s Best Employer Brand 2019.
  • 2019: Quess has been certified as a Great Place to Work for the year 2020 by Great Place To Work Institute - India.
  • 2020: Suraj Moraje, Group CEO and Executive Director, was presented the Young Alumni Achiever Awards 2019-20 for Corporate Leadership by IIM Ahmedabad.
  • 2020: Quess Malaysia has won three prestigious awards at the Asia Recruitment Awards 2020 - Best Recruitment Portal by a Recruitment Solution Provider (Gold), Best Candidate Experience by a Recruitment Solution Provider (Silver), and Most Innovative Recruitment Strategy - Solution Provider (Bronze).
  • 2021: Quess was certified as a Great Place to Work for the year 2021 by Great Place to Work Institute, India.


  • 2007: Incorporation of the company
  • 2008: Acquired Avon, a facility management company
  • 2008: Investment by Park Equity Holdings Limited in Company
  • 2009: Acquired Coachieve, a human resources solutions company
  • 2010: Acquired Magna Infotech, an IT staffing company
  • 2011: Selected by Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India, to train 8,000 individuals
  • 2013: TCIL acquired a majority stake in Company
  • 2014: Acquired 49% stake in MFX, an IT infrastructure company.
  • 2014: Acquired Brainhunter, an IT solutions company
  • 2014: Acquired Hofincons, a consulting and asset management services company
  • 2015: Acquired Aravon, an integrated facilities management company
  • 2015: Court approval of the scheme of amalgamation of Avon, Magna Infotech and Hofincons with company and filing with the RoC
  • 2015: Signed a share purchase agreement to acquire TSQ
  • 2016: Listed on NSE and BSE
  • 2016: Acquired Randstand Lanka, a staffing and human resources solutions company
  • 2016: Acquired balance 51% stake in MFX, an IT infrastructure company
  • 2016: Acquired 49% stake in Terrier, entering Manned Guarding and Security Solutions Business
  • 2016: Invested in Manipal Integrated Services, niche FM and Food Business focused on Education and Healthcare
  • 2016: Acquired majority stake in Inticore, entering into advanced engineering solutions
  • 2016: Headcount crosses 1,50,000 with general staffing business crossing the 1,00,000 mile marker
  • 2017: Acquired Greenpiece Landscapes
  • 2017: Invested in Simpliance, adding technology muscle to Compliance Management Function
  • 2017: Acquired 64% stake in Comtel, largest IT Staffing player in Singapore
  • 2017: Successfully completed its first Institutional Placement Program & raised Rs. 874 Cr
  • 2017: Acquired Stakes in Vedang Cellular Services Private Limited
  • 2017: Formed a Joint Venture with Trimax IT Infrastructure and Services Ltd
  • 2017: Forayed into the managed services business with Qtek Systems
  • 2017: Acquired majority stakes in TATA Business Support Services Limited (TBSS), now called ConneQt Business Solutions
  • 2017: Launched Aadhaar-based onboarding tool, POP(Paperless Onboarding Platform) through Heptagon technologies
  • 2017: Celebrated 10 year anniversary 
  • 2018: Acquired Monster (APAC & Gulf) and HCL’s care unit, Touch
  • 2019: Acquired 61.35% stake in Allsec Technologies
  • 2019: Ranked 177 on ET 500 companies list
  • 2019: Ranked 69 on SIA top global Staffing firms
  • 2020: Recognized as India’s largest private sector employer
  • 2020: Received Great Place to Work Certification
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