TodayS Writing Instruments Ltd Stock Analysis

BSE: 531830 | NSE: TODAYS | Printing & Stationery | Small Cap

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10 Year X-Ray:

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

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide
ROCE % 10.7%-9.2%-11.7%-16.3%-114.7%-25.8%-7%159.3%48.7%23%-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide
Sales 21625663.16757.849.550.452.65328.121
YoY Gr. Rt. %-18.6%-75.4%6.2%-13.8%-14.4%1.8%4.5%0.9%-47.1%-
Adj EPS 11.1-22-28-26.8-79.1-11-3.7-17.7-18.8-16.3-8.4
BVPS (₹) 63.439.313.6-13.3-92.4-103.5-107.2-124.8-143.6-159.90
Adj Net Profit 14.3-28.1-35.8-34.3-101-14.1-4.7-22.7-24.1-20.8-11
Cash Flow from Ops. -71.9-21.8-6.55.2220.2-17.49.3610.5-
Debt/CF from Ops. -1.6-7.2-25.628.76.8617.2-814.922.512.9-


CAGR Colour Code Guide
9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales -20.3%-13.4%-17.7%-47.1%
Adj EPS -204.3%NANANA
BVPS -210.8000
Share Price - - - -

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide
Return on Equity % 18.9-42.2-103.3-17584.6149.811.33.515.21410.710.5
Op. Profit Mgn % 13.9-7.2-22.8-17.1-175.4-8.50.1-4.9-4.2-9.7-33.9
Net Profit Mgn % 6.6-11-56.8-51.2-175.5-28.5-9.4-43.1-45.4-74.2-50.5
Debt to Equity
Working Cap Days 2472569247684971631541461252290
Cash Conv. Cycle 154167576463274-71-62-48-60-1050

Recent Performance Summary

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

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years %

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

Latest Financials - TodayS Writing Instruments Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) -8.4 -6.3
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 21.3 28.5
BVPS (₹.) 0 0
Reserves (₹ Cr.) -222 -230
P/BV 0.00 0.00
PE 0.00 0.00
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 1.65 / 1.65
All Time Low / High (₹) 1.25 / 108.90
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 2.1
Equity (₹ Cr.) 12.8
Face Value (₹) 10
Industry PE 51.2

Management X-Ray:

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

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

Event Update

Analyst's Notes


About TodayS Writing Instruments Ltd

Todays Writing Instruments, earlier known as Todays Writing Products (TWPL), incorporated in 1992, is engaged in business of manufacturing writing instruments. The company was founded under the name Creative Stationo Products- a private limited company. The company also has business interests in office supplies, oil and gas and construction. The company is promoted by Rajesh K Drolia. In 2011 the company has changed its name from Today's Writing Products Ltd. to Todays Writing Instruments Ltd.

The company’s manufacturing plant is located at Dadra. It has emerged as one of the leading manufacturers of writing products. TWPL manufactures more than 35 varieties of pens ranging from ballpoint pens to gel pens and roller pens to markers highlighters.

The company operates an in-house research & development department that focuses on developing new products. It dedicates 2% of total turnover towards it R&D department.

TWPL has clientele namely Hindustan Lever, Philips India, Warner Lambert, Fuji Film, Cipla, FDC and many more.

The company has inked an agreement with Korean writing instruments major Mon Ami. This collaboration will facilitate TWPL to leverage on the international manufacturing and distribution network of Mon Ami.

Business Areas

Writing Instrument- TWPL manufactures around 1.5 million pens every day. It has received big orders from a multinational departmental store in Europe.

Office supplies- The company’s subsidiary Today's Stationery Mart is engaged in setting up retail stores, each supporting a network of 70 to 100 franchisees.  The company will set up stores under the brand name ‘OFFIX’.

Oil and Gas- Another subsidiary Today's Petrotech has signed an agreement with ITT to facilitate its manufacturing activity and also to distribute the pumps to the Indian market.

Construction- The company’s subsidiary Today's Infrastructure & Construction is engaged in exploring the emerging opportunities in the construction sector.


  • Todays Writing Products was Best Company in the retail sector in the year 2007.
  • The company bagged Export Award of the Year in 2005.
  • TWPL was also honoured with Domestic Awards of the year in 1999.
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