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.
Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end.
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||-2.1||NA||NA||-2.0||-|
Growth Parameters ⓘ
Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|YoY Gr. Rt. %||-||-9.9%||32.7%||-10.7%||-8.6%||-24.6%||-23.1%||-57.6%||-94.8%||-100%||-|
|Adj EPS ⓘ||-9||0.3||2.1||1.2||-0.8||-5.4||-11.1||-17.2||-7.3||0.2||-0|
|YoY Gr. Rt. %||-||NA||548.5%||-44.4%||-169.8%||NA||NA||NA||NA||NA||-|
|BVPS (₹) ⓘ||27.4||27.1||28.6||30.7||30.4||25.5||8.4||-25.5||-32.6||-32.4||-32.4|
|Adj Net Profit ⓘ||-219||8.1||52.5||29||-22.4||-162||-336||-519||-221||5.3||0|
|Cash Flow from Ops. ⓘ||71||132||155||292||188||132||-24.4||8.2||7.9||-4.1||-|
|Debt/CF from Ops. ⓘ||11||6.7||6||3.4||5.4||7.2||-49||116.9||120||-232.1||-|
CAGR Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|9 Years||5 Years||3 Years||1 Years|
|Adj EPS ⓘ||NA||NA||NA||NA|
Key Financial Parameters ⓘ
Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|Return on Equity % ⓘ||-27.9||1.2||7.7||4||-2.8||-20.4||-65.6||200.1||25.2||-0.5||0|
|Op. Profit Mgn % ⓘ||16.8||25.1||30||39||36.4||23.3||-26||-44.3||-390.5||0||0|
|Net Profit Mgn % ⓘ||-39.8||1.6||8||4.9||-4.2||-40||-107.6||-392.4||-3226.2||0||0|
|Debt to Equity ⓘ||1.2||1.3||1.3||1.3||1.2||1.2||4.7||-1.3||-1||-1||-|
|Working Cap Days ⓘ||420||509||406||446||532||835||939||1,360||17,967||0||0|
|Cash Conv. Cycle ⓘ||93||72||40||41||20||43||53||14||1,536||0||0|
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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%
|TTM EPS (₹)||-0||-0.2|
|TTM Sales (₹ Cr.)||0||0|
|BVPS (₹.) ⓘ||-32.4||-46.6|
|Reserves (₹ Cr.) ⓘ||-1,009||-1,440|
|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|
Mercator Lines (MLL), incorporated in 1983, is a second largest private sector shipping company in
The company owns and operates combination of vessels ranging from bulk carriers, medium range vessels and Aframaxâ€™s to VLCCâ€™s. The companyâ€™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
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 (
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
2010 Singapore Corporate Awards 2010
Emerging India Awards 2010
2011 - Mercator Limited Annual Report 2011 wins the â€˜Platinum Awardâ€™ at LACP vision Awards 2011.
2012 - Mercator receives new CARE ratings.