A-1 Acid Ltd

A-1 Acid Ltd

₹ 352 0.89%
18 Jun 4:01 p.m.
About

Incorporated in 2004, A-1 Acid Ltd
is in the wholesale trading of Acid
& Chemicals and also in transportation business[1]

Key Points

Product Profile:[1]
a) Nitric Acid
b) Sulphuric Acid
c) Hydrochloric Acid
d) Ethyl Acetate
e) Technical Grade Urea
d) Acetic Acid
e) Methanol
f) Calcium Carobonate
g) Methyl Formate
h) Formic Acid
i) Toluene Di - Isocyanate
j) Hydro Fluoro Sulphasilicic Acid
k) Nitro Benzene
l) Sodium Hypo Chlorite
m) Stable Bleaching Powder
n) Poly Aluminium Chloride
o) Oleum 23% & 65%
p) Formal Dehyde

  • Market Cap 404 Cr.
  • Current Price 352
  • High / Low 440 / 295
  • Stock P/E 368
  • Book Value 41.5
  • Dividend Yield 0.43 %
  • ROCE 4.08 %
  • ROE 2.29 %
  • Face Value 10.0

Pros

  • Company has reduced debt.
  • Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 77.3%

Cons

  • Stock is trading at 8.46 times its book value
  • The company has delivered a poor sales growth of 7.89% over past five years.
  • Company has a low return on equity of 8.04% over last 3 years.
  • Earnings include an other income of Rs.6.36 Cr.

* 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

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Quarterly Results

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Jun 2021 Sep 2021 Dec 2021 Mar 2022 Jun 2022 Sep 2022 Dec 2022 Mar 2023 Jun 2023 Sep 2023 Dec 2023 Mar 2024
49.71 62.41 84.79 113.44 93.84 86.11 79.03 71.62 58.97 47.20 39.55 60.43
49.17 60.79 81.36 111.14 91.32 85.10 77.95 71.99 59.18 47.31 39.72 60.26
Operating Profit 0.54 1.62 3.43 2.30 2.52 1.01 1.08 -0.37 -0.21 -0.11 -0.17 0.17
OPM % 1.09% 2.60% 4.05% 2.03% 2.69% 1.17% 1.37% -0.52% -0.36% -0.23% -0.43% 0.28%
0.52 1.11 1.36 2.21 2.18 0.41 0.80 2.96 1.61 1.15 1.73 1.88
Interest 0.25 0.31 0.31 0.34 0.47 0.35 0.54 0.47 0.22 0.15 0.13 0.25
Depreciation 0.85 0.82 0.81 0.84 1.05 0.96 1.03 0.96 0.89 0.90 0.90 0.90
Profit before tax -0.04 1.60 3.67 3.33 3.18 0.11 0.31 1.16 0.29 -0.01 0.53 0.90
Tax % 25.00% 13.75% 28.61% 25.83% 26.42% 90.91% 41.94% 6.90% 37.93% -300.00% 60.38% 17.78%
-0.03 1.38 2.61 2.48 2.34 0.02 0.19 1.07 0.18 -0.04 0.21 0.75
EPS in Rs -0.03 1.20 2.27 2.16 2.03 0.02 0.17 0.93 0.16 -0.03 0.18 0.65
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Profit & Loss

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
97 85 106 100 141 116 145 310 331 206
93 82 99 104 143 112 141 301 326 206
Operating Profit 3 3 7 -4 -2 4 4 9 4 -0
OPM % 4% 4% 6% -4% -2% 3% 3% 3% 1% -0%
0 0 0 11 9 4 4 4 6 6
Interest 2 1 1 2 1 1 1 1 2 1
Depreciation 2 1 1 2 0 3 3 3 4 4
Profit before tax 0 1 4 4 6 4 4 8 5 2
Tax % 25% 26% 33% 49% 25% 24% 34% 26% 24% 36%
0 1 3 2 4 3 3 6 4 1
EPS in Rs 1.08 7.67 25.00 2.37 3.63 2.77 2.37 5.49 3.14 0.96
Dividend Payout % 0% 16% 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 27% 48% 157%
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years: %
5 Years: 8%
3 Years: 12%
TTM: -38%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years: %
5 Years: -23%
3 Years: -26%
TTM: -70%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years: %
5 Years: 46%
3 Years: 53%
1 Year: 1%
Return on Equity
10 Years: %
5 Years: 8%
3 Years: 8%
Last Year: 2%

Balance Sheet

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
Equity Capital 1 1 1 7 10 10 10 12 12 12
Reserves 7 7 10 7 25 27 30 35 37 36
13 12 19 16 15 6 17 26 14 11
3 6 8 8 4 4 4 7 5 5
Total Liabilities 24 26 38 39 53 48 61 80 68 64
4 3 11 9 14 11 14 17 16 13
CWIP 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investments 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 5
20 23 26 30 38 37 47 60 48 45
Total Assets 24 26 38 39 53 48 61 80 68 64

Cash Flows

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
3 -6 8 -4 -0 19 11
0 -7 -0 -6 -9 -4 -3
-4 14 -7 9 9 -15 -6
Net Cash Flow -1 0 0 -0 -0 -0 2

Ratios

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
Debtor Days 69 87 76 89 70 78 91 54 42 55
Inventory Days 3 7 2 4 2 4 6 3 2 4
Days Payable 3 8 5 14 4 1 4 4 1 6
Cash Conversion Cycle 70 86 73 80 68 81 93 54 43 53
Working Capital Days 61 68 55 70 79 86 101 57 42 57
ROCE % 13% 23% 18% 17% 11% 9% 15% 10%

Shareholding Pattern

Numbers in percentages

Sep 2020Mar 2021Sep 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023Mar 2024
70.00% 70.00% 70.00% 70.00% 70.00% 70.00% 70.00% 70.03% 70.03% 70.03% 70.03% 70.03%
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 2.85% 2.85% 2.85% 2.85% 2.90% 2.90%
30.00% 30.00% 30.00% 30.00% 30.00% 30.00% 27.14% 27.12% 27.11% 27.11% 27.06% 27.07%
No. of Shareholders 1922702663153279801,3391,9612,1062,0852,0712,028

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