Lotus Chocolate Company Ltd

Lotus Chocolate Company Ltd

₹ 540 8.29%
14 Jun - close price
About

Incorporated in 1989, Lotus Chocolates
Ltd manufactures Chocolates, Cocoa
Products and other similar products[1]

Key Points

Business Overview:[1]
LCL is in the business of sourcing and processing cocoa beans to manufacture chocolates, cocoa products and cocoa derivatives. Its products are supplied all over the world to chocolate makers and chocolate users, from local bakeries to multi - national companies, etc.

  • Market Cap 693 Cr.
  • Current Price 540
  • High / Low 550 / 213
  • Stock P/E
  • Book Value 28.7
  • Dividend Yield 0.00 %
  • ROCE -0.35 %
  • ROE -2.77 %
  • Face Value 10.0

Pros

  • Company has reduced debt.
  • Company is almost debt free.
  • Company is expected to give good quarter

Cons

  • Stock is trading at 18.8 times its book value
  • Company has low interest coverage ratio.
  • Debtor days have increased from 37.4 to 52.0 days.
  • Company's cost of borrowing seems high

* The pros and cons are machine generated. Pros / cons are based on a checklist to highlight important points. Please exercise caution and do your own analysis.

Peer comparison

Sector: FMCG Industry: Food - Processing - Indian

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Quarterly Results

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2021 Jun 2021 Sep 2021 Dec 2021 Mar 2022 Jun 2022 Sep 2022 Dec 2022 Mar 2023 Jun 2023 Sep 2023 Dec 2023 Mar 2024
18.13 17.43 20.96 22.46 26.16 22.48 14.64 13.27 12.33 24.74 28.84 37.59 52.89
17.17 16.43 19.44 20.77 24.12 22.08 15.07 14.06 17.21 25.19 29.75 37.77 52.16
Operating Profit 0.96 1.00 1.52 1.69 2.04 0.40 -0.43 -0.79 -4.88 -0.45 -0.91 -0.18 0.73
OPM % 5.30% 5.74% 7.25% 7.52% 7.80% 1.78% -2.94% -5.95% -39.58% -1.82% -3.16% -0.48% 1.38%
0.00 0.02 0.10 0.00 0.11 -0.21 0.06 0.15 -0.83 0.14 0.28 0.20 0.46
Interest 0.15 0.05 0.04 0.10 0.12 0.08 0.08 0.05 0.01 0.08 0.06 0.44 0.20
Depreciation 0.16 0.06 0.06 0.06 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.06 0.10 0.07 0.12 0.10
Profit before tax 0.65 0.91 1.52 1.53 1.99 0.07 -0.49 -0.73 -5.78 -0.49 -0.76 -0.54 0.89
Tax % -13.85% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -0.35% 61.22% 3.95% 3.70% 10.11%
0.74 0.91 1.52 1.53 1.99 0.07 -0.49 -0.73 -5.81 -0.18 -0.72 -0.51 0.80
EPS in Rs 0.58 0.71 1.18 1.19 1.55 0.05 -0.38 -0.57 -4.52 -0.14 -0.56 -0.40 0.62
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Profit & Loss

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
46 56 61 65 66 57 66 70 48 87 63 144
47 58 60 63 65 54 64 68 45 81 68 145
Operating Profit -1 -2 1 3 1 3 2 2 2 6 -6 -1
OPM % -1% -3% 2% 4% 2% 5% 3% 2% 5% 7% -9% -1%
0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -1 1
Interest 1 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 1
Depreciation 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0
Profit before tax -2 -3 1 1 -0 1 1 1 2 6 -7 -1
Tax % 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 26% -10% -14% -5% 0% -0% 52%
-2 -3 1 1 -0 1 1 1 2 6 -7 -0
EPS in Rs -1.20 -2.09 0.55 0.98 -0.36 0.72 1.04 0.69 1.38 4.68 -5.42 -0.33
Dividend Payout % 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0%
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years: 10%
5 Years: 17%
3 Years: 44%
TTM: 130%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years: 6%
5 Years: %
3 Years: %
TTM: 93%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years: 22%
5 Years: 102%
3 Years: 160%
1 Year: 128%
Return on Equity
10 Years: %
5 Years: %
3 Years: %
Last Year: -3%

Balance Sheet

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
Equity Capital 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13
Reserves -22 -25 -24 -23 -24 -22 -21 -20 -18 -12 -19 24
Preference Capital 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7 7
17 20 18 29 23 17 16 14 16 14 6 0
16 15 16 15 13 15 14 14 12 13 16 22
Total Liabilities 24 23 23 34 26 22 21 21 22 27 15 59
6 6 6 6 6 3 3 2 1 2 2 2
CWIP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Investments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 18
18 17 17 28 20 19 18 19 21 26 13 38
Total Assets 24 23 23 34 26 22 21 21 22 27 15 59

Cash Flows

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
2 -2 2 -10 1 1 1 3 1 6 3 -14
-1 -1 -1 -1 -1 1 0 0 0 -0 -1 -20
-0 3 -2 11 -1 -2 -2 -2 -1 -6 -2 38
Net Cash Flow 1 0 0 0 -1 0 -1 1 -1 -1 0 4

Ratios

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
Debtor Days 81 64 48 50 35 46 36 33 63 34 26 52
Inventory Days 60 36 50 127 76 75 69 56 87 68 46 20
Days Payable 67 41 50 38 25 48 38 38 34 29 47 34
Cash Conversion Cycle 74 59 49 139 87 73 67 52 117 73 25 38
Working Capital Days 67 54 43 107 69 60 60 53 110 77 25 46
ROCE % -6% -15% 6% 11% 3% 11% 9% 7% 12% 32% -41%

Shareholding Pattern

Numbers in percentages

Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023Mar 2024
72.07% 72.07% 72.07% 72.07% 72.07% 72.07% 72.07% 72.07% 72.07% 72.07% 72.07% 72.07%
0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01%
0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01%
0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01% 0.01%
27.90% 27.91% 27.90% 27.92% 27.92% 27.92% 27.90% 27.92% 27.90% 27.91% 27.90% 27.91%
No. of Shareholders 9,8819,86910,51210,84610,48410,50810,73115,12615,20012,92912,55212,538

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