Mercator Ltd Stock Analysis

BSE: 526235 | NSE: MERCATOR | Shipping | Small Cap

BSE Share Price 07-Feb-2023 16:51
0.99 -0.02 (-1.98%)

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Mercator Price Chart

P/E Ratio ( SA) :
Market Cap :
30.6 Cr.
52-wk low :
52-wk high :
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1. Is Mercator Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year’s financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Mercator Ltd is a below average quality company.

2. Is Mercator Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of Mercator Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Overvalued zone.

3. Is Mercator Ltd a good buy now?

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

10 Year X-Ray of Mercator:

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.
Mercator Ltd has not performed well majority of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is not good

Value Creation

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide

ROCE % -7.1%4%6.4%5.6%2.5%-5%-16%-44.4%-99.1%-13.8%-
Value Creation Index -1.5-0.7-0.5-0.6-0.8-1.4-2.1NANA-2.0-

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 5514976595895384063121326.900
YoY Gr. Rt. %--9.9%32.7%-10.7%-8.6%-24.6%-23.1%-57.6%-94.8%-100%-
Adj EPS -
YoY Gr. Rt. %-NA548.5%-44.4%-169.8%NANANANANA-
BVPS (₹) 27.427.128.630.730.425.58.4-25.5-32.6-32.4-32.4
Adj Net Profit -2198.152.529-22.4-162-336-519-2215.30
Cash Flow from Ops. 71132155292188132-
Debt/CF from Ops. 116.763.45.47.2-49116.9120-232.1-


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales -100%-100%-100%-100%
BVPS -201.9-201.3-2570
Share Price -25.4% -51.4% 5.2% -68.4%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

Return on Equity % -
Op. Profit Mgn % 16.825.1303936.423.3-26-44.3-390.500
Net Profit Mgn % -39.81.684.9-4.2-40-107.6-392.4-3226.200
Debt to Equity
Working Cap Days 4205094064465328359391,36017,96700
Cash Conv. Cycle 93724041204353141,53600

Recent Performance Summary

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Return on Equity has declined versus last 3 years average to 0.00%

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years 0.00%

Sales growth is not so good in last 4 quarters at -25.00%

Latest Financials - Mercator Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) -0 -0.2
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 0 0
BVPS (₹.) -32.4 -46.6
Reserves (₹ Cr.) -1,009 -1,440
P/BV -0.03 -0.02
PE 0.00 0.00
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 1.00 / 3.25
All Time Low / High (₹) 0.22 / 184.95
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 30.6
Equity (₹ Cr.) 30.3
Face Value (₹) 1
Industry PE 5.8

Management X-Ray of Mercator :

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

Pledged *37.6535.6636.1955.1355.1357.3157.3157.3188.0988.09
* Pledged shares as % of Promoter's holding (%)

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of Mercator

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Mercator Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of Mercator on 07-Feb-2023 16:51 is : 0.99.
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 07-Feb-2023 16:51 the market cap of Mercator stood at ₹ 30.55.
The latest PE ratio of Mercator as of 07-Feb-2023 16:51 is 0.00.
The latest PB ratio of Mercator as of 07-Feb-2023 16:51 is -0.03
The 52-week high of Mercator is ₹ 3.25 and the 52-week low is ₹ 1.00.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue / sales of Mercator is ₹ 0.00 ( Cr.) .

About Mercator Ltd

Mercator Lines (MLL), incorporated in 1983, is a second largest private sector shipping company in India. The company is provider of sea borne transportation services.

The company owns and operates combination of vessels ranging from bulk carriers, medium range vessels and Aframax’s to VLCC’s. The company’s VLCC is the largest Indian flagship vessel.

The tonnage capacity has risen from 4000 DWT in 1994 to about 2561476 DWT in 2009.

Besides shipping, the company also has business interests in offshoring activities such as constructing jack-up rigs, oil and gas exploration; providing logistics solutions in coal handling and coal mining.

The Mercator Group has acquired economic interest in coal mines in Mozambique and Indonesia with substantial coal resources; as a measure of backward integration to strengthen its shipping activities and to meet the huge energy demand in India. Commercial operations in Indonesia have already commenced.

Mercator Lines has clients like Manglore Refinery & Petrochemicals, Reliance Industries, M Pallonji & Co, Indian Oil Corporation, Global Chartering, CPC Corporation Taiwan, Refined Success, North China Shipping Co, British Marine PLC and S T Shipping & Transportation Inc, among others.

The company owns subsidiaries viz. Mercator International Pte, Mercator Offshore, Mercator Oil and Gas, Varsha Marine Pte and Mercator Lines (Singapore).


Mercator Lines received Star Company of the Year Award in Small and Medium Sector (SME) given by Business Standard- 2005.

The company was rated as Fastest Growing Small Company of India across all the sectors by Business Today-2005.

2010 Singapore Corporate Awards 2010
Emerging India Awards 2010

2011 - Mercator Limited Annual Report 2011 wins the ‘Platinum Award’ at LACP vision Awards 2011.

2012 - Mercator receives new CARE ratings.

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