Aban Offshore Ltd Stock Analysis

BSE: 523204 | NSE: ABAN | Oil Exploration | Small Cap

BSE Share Price 28-Sep-2023 18:01
47.33 2.25 (4.99%)

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Overall Rating
M-Cap below 500cr. High Risk from low Liquidity

1. Quality

2. Valuation

Somewhat overvalued

3. Price Trend

Aban Offshore Price Chart

P/E Ratio (SA):
Market Cap:
276.2 Cr.
52-wk low:
52-wk high:
Bole Toh?

1. Is Aban Offshore Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year's financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Aban Offshore Ltd is a average quality company.

2. Is Aban Offshore Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of Aban Offshore Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Somewhat overvalued zone.

3. Is Aban Offshore Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Strong which suggest that the price of Aban Offshore 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 Aban Offshore:

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.
Aban Offshore Ltd has performed well in some of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is somewhat good

Value Creation

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide

ROCE % 10.5%7.6%8.4%6.2%1.8%-0.7%-41.2%-77.9%-98.5%101.7%-
Value Creation Index -0.3-0.5-0.4-0.6-0.9-1.1NANANANA-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 8207601,01488759226324115681.47678
YoY Gr. Rt. %--7.3%33.5%-12.6%-33.3%-55.6%-8.5%-35.2%-47.8%-6.6%-
Adj EPS 56.737.95138.32-18.5-197.4-42.8-17.7-26.8-26
YoY Gr. Rt. %--33.1%34.6%-24.9%-94.8%-1022.4%NANANANA-
BVPS (₹) 427.4495.5664.1700.5702.3690.5-73.2-113-131.1-150.9-162.8
Adj Net Profit 24721929822411.7-108-1,152-250-103-156-152
Cash Flow from Ops. 42536834631711217121110219.723.1-
Debt/CF from Ops.


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales -23.2%-33.7%-31.9%-6.6%
Adj EPS -192%-267.8%NANA
Share Price -14.3% -10.5% 25.5% -5.7%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Return on Equity %
Op. Profit Mgn %
Net Profit Mgn % 30.128.829.325.22-41.2-479-160.2-127-205.5-193.7
Debt to Equity
Working Cap Days 2933814325599161,5851,1491,6432,7132,6850
Cash Conv. Cycle -351-343-231-167-6388332-61-166-280

Recent Performance Summary

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Return on Equity has declined versus last 3 years average to 16.60%

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years -31.89%

Sales growth is not so good in last 4 quarters at -5.68%

Latest Financials - Aban Offshore Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) -26 -207.1
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 78.4 351
BVPS (₹.) -162.8 -3,877.3
Reserves (₹ Cr.) -962 -22,642
P/BV -0.29 -0.01
PE 0.00 0.00
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 31.15 / 56.60
All Time Low / High (₹) 3.18 / 5555.00
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 276
Equity (₹ Cr.) 11.7
Face Value (₹) 2
Industry PE 6.7

Management X-Ray of Aban Offshore :

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

Pledged *19.3719.3719.3719.3719.3719.3719.3719.3719.3719.37
* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of Aban Offshore

Adj EPS (Rs.)
Sales (Cr.)
ROE (%)
ROCE (%)


Aban Offshore Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of Aban Offshore on 28-Sep-2023 18:01 is : 47.33.
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 28-Sep-2023 18:01 the market cap of Aban Offshore stood at ₹ 276.2.
The latest PE ratio of Aban Offshore as of 28-Sep-2023 18:01 is 0.00.
The latest PB ratio of Aban Offshore as of 28-Sep-2023 18:01 is -0.29
The 52-week high of Aban Offshore is ₹ 56.60 and the 52-week low is ₹ 31.15.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue / sales of Aban Offshore is ₹ 78.38 ( Cr.) .

About Aban Offshore Ltd

Aban Offshore (AOL),formerly known as Aban Loyd Chiles Offshore Ltd.,  the Aban Group company was established by late M A Abraham in 1986 when Indian entrepreneurs were encouraged to provide offshore drilling services to the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) to meet the growing needs of a vibrant economy. AOL launched its first contract drilling service to the ONGC in 1987 with two modern jack-up drilling rigs acquired from the USA.

Aban Offshore is India’s largest drilling entity in the private sector offering world class drilling and other services. Aban Offshore is a company which provides oil field services for offshore exploration and production of  hydrocarbons to the oil industry in India and abroad.

The ABAN Group was born as a small engineering firm in Chennai, The Group took giant strides into newer arenas of operation like the execution of high-pressure systems and cross-country pipelines for refineries and fertilizer and petrochemical industries. Inevitably, Aban ventured into the high-powered domains of drilling, power generation and IT Enabled Services (ITES).

Aban Offshore possesses twenty offshore assets including fifteen jack-up offshore drilling rigs, two drill ships, one floating production platform and a jack-up rig and drill ship each on bareboat charter.

Aban Singapore- Aban Singapore (ASPL) was formed as a wholly owned subsidiary of Aban Offshore Ltd. to offer drilling services to large global oil and gas operators.

Aban Offshore in its commitment to providing a range of drilling services has also equipped itself with an equally wide range of rigs and drill ships.

Jack-up Rigs

  • RIG ABAN - II (ex-Griffin Alexander - III)
  • RIG ABAN - V (ex-Pride West Virginia)
  • RIG ABAN - VI (ex-Energy Explorer - IV)

Floaters / Drill Ship

  • Aban Ice


  • Tahara

Services offered by the company:

Aban Offshore offers a diverse range of offshore drilling services to clients in India and abroad.

  • Exploratory services
  • Drilling services
  • Production of hydrocarbons
  • Manning and management


  • Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC)
  • Hardy Exploration & Production (India) Inc.
  • Oriental Oil Co., Dubai
  • Shell Brunei
  • Shell Malaysia
  • Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (GSPC)
  • Hindustan Oil Exploration Co. Ltd.
  • Cairn Energy
  • Petronas Carigali
  • ROC Oil
  • Shell (South East Asia)


By the 1990s, many private sector companies in India chose to exit the drilling business. However, AOL preferred to increase its focus on the sector with newer rigs, acquisitions and mergers.

1993: Fleet AdditionAOL purchases a 300-ft. jack-up rig from Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

2000: 2001: Hitech Acquisition AOL acquires Hitech Drilling Services (India) Ltd., belonging to the Tata Group, boosting AOL’s fleet to four rigs. This also enables AOL to enter the FPSO business with the FPU ‘Tahara’ owned by Hitech.

2005: Fleet AdditionAOL adds two jack-up rigs (Aban V and Aban VI) and a drill ship (Frontier Ice).

2005: International Expansion In line with its global expansion strategy, AOL launches Aban Singapore Pte Ltd. (ASPL) in November as its vehicle for international operations. ASPL, in turn, sets up 3 SPVs as step down subsidiaries, each equipped with a rig or drill ship.

2006: Sinvest AcquisitionASPL acquires a 33.7% stake in Sinvest ASA, a Norwegian company with eight new premium jack-ups on order. ASPL subsequently completes the acquisition in stages, including a mandatory offer to all shareholders. AOL currently possesses twenty offshore drilling and production units spiraling us to a prestigious position among the top ten offshore drilling asset owners in the world.

2010: Aban Offshore and Venture Drilling AS (VDAS), a joint venture between Petrolia ASA and Sinvest AS (50/50), entered into an agreement for early redelivery of the drillship Deep Venture also known as Valentin Shashin being on bareboat from its Russian owner Arktikmorneftegazrazvedka (Arktik).

2011: Aban Offshores’ drillship Aban Abraham which is owned by the wholly owned step down subsidiary commenced operations under a 5 year contract with Petrobras, Brazil, on June 05, 2011.

2014: Aban Offshore received letter of award (LOA) for the deployment of the jack-up rig Deep Driller 5, owned by the company's step down subsidiary, Offshore Vietnam, for a firm period of 1 year and an optional period of 1 year.

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