Alkali Metals Ltd

₹ 124 -3.84%
27 Jan - close price
About

Incorporated in 1968, Alkali Metals Limited manufactures variety of products ranging from sodium derivatives, pyridine derivatives, fine chemicals and pharmaceutical APIs, etc.

Key Points

Product Portfolio:[1]
Alkali Metals has a product portfolio of 365 products with most of them developed with in-house technology. The company's product portfolio includes sodium and other Alkali Metals, Derivatives like Amides, Hydrides, Alkoxides, Azides & Tetrazoles, Pyridine Compounds, cyclic compounds, Specialty Fine chemicals, Drugs & Pharma Intermediates.
The company handles extremely hazardous processes and products involving Sodium based compounds and pyridine derivatives.

  • Market Cap 126 Cr.
  • Current Price 124
  • High / Low 174 / 72.0
  • Stock P/E 45.9
  • Book Value 51.2
  • Dividend Yield 1.61 %
  • ROCE 11.1 %
  • ROE 7.02 %
  • Face Value 10.0

Pros

  • Company is expected to give good quarter
  • Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 24.2%
  • Company's working capital requirements have reduced from 115 days to 89.3 days

Cons

  • The company has delivered a poor sales growth of 8.29% over past five years.
  • Company has a low return on equity of 1.96% over last 3 years.
  • Promoters have pledged 30.1% of their holding.

* 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: Chemicals Industry: Chemicals

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Quarterly Results

Figures in Rs. Crores

Sep 2019 Dec 2019 Mar 2020 Jun 2020 Sep 2020 Dec 2020 Mar 2021 Jun 2021 Sep 2021 Dec 2021 Mar 2022 Jun 2022 Sep 2022
17.08 20.87 11.54 12.74 11.74 14.40 16.49 13.49 25.39 22.40 29.74 21.81 20.56
15.62 18.00 12.30 12.27 9.86 12.09 15.09 12.81 20.72 20.01 26.08 19.44 18.34
Operating Profit 1.46 2.87 -0.76 0.47 1.88 2.31 1.40 0.68 4.67 2.39 3.66 2.37 2.22
OPM % 8.55% 13.75% -6.59% 3.69% 16.01% 16.04% 8.49% 5.04% 18.39% 10.67% 12.31% 10.87% 10.80%
0.15 0.02 0.11 0.11 0.00 0.03 -0.09 0.04 0.01 0.04 0.04 0.38 0.30
Interest 0.57 0.55 0.73 0.59 0.98 0.41 0.56 0.60 0.62 0.65 0.76 0.49 0.49
Depreciation 0.85 0.88 0.87 0.82 0.83 0.86 0.84 0.85 0.86 1.07 1.07 1.05 1.07
Profit before tax 0.19 1.46 -2.25 -0.83 0.07 1.07 -0.09 -0.73 3.20 0.71 1.87 1.21 0.96
Tax % 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% -1,588.89% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 82.89% 0.00% 50.00%
Net Profit 0.19 1.46 -2.25 -0.83 0.07 1.08 -1.52 -0.73 3.19 0.70 0.32 1.21 0.49
EPS in Rs 0.19 1.43 -2.21 -0.82 0.07 1.06 -1.49 -0.72 3.13 0.69 0.31 1.19 0.48
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Profit & Loss

Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 TTM
65.60 59.26 61.92 66.04 68.44 73.28 61.12 64.93 71.56 70.85 55.38 91.02 94.51
57.91 67.10 55.72 62.64 59.01 63.35 54.28 58.13 64.14 64.17 49.32 79.64 83.87
Operating Profit 7.69 -7.84 6.20 3.40 9.43 9.93 6.84 6.80 7.42 6.68 6.06 11.38 10.64
OPM % 11.72% -13.23% 10.01% 5.15% 13.78% 13.55% 11.19% 10.47% 10.37% 9.43% 10.94% 12.50% 11.26%
0.39 1.71 0.79 0.44 -0.35 0.25 0.12 0.50 0.40 0.35 0.05 0.14 0.76
Interest 2.49 3.85 3.12 3.49 4.50 3.44 2.96 2.52 2.71 2.47 2.54 2.63 2.39
Depreciation 2.61 3.13 3.48 3.52 4.27 3.75 3.62 3.48 3.41 3.45 3.35 3.86 4.26
Profit before tax 2.98 -13.11 0.39 -3.17 0.31 2.99 0.38 1.30 1.70 1.11 0.22 5.03 4.75
Tax % -4.70% -24.71% -1,120.51% 38.17% 6.45% 24.41% 7.89% 0.00% 0.00% -12.61% 650.00% 30.82%
Net Profit 3.12 -16.35 4.76 -1.96 0.28 2.26 0.35 1.31 1.69 1.25 -1.21 3.48 2.72
EPS in Rs 3.06 -16.06 4.67 -1.92 0.27 2.22 0.34 1.29 1.66 1.23 -1.19 3.42 2.67
Dividend Payout % 65.26% -6.23% 21.39% 0.00% 0.00% 54.05% 145.43% 77.71% 72.28% 81.44% -67.31% 58.51%
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years: 4%
5 Years: 8%
3 Years: 8%
TTM: 35%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years: 8%
5 Years: 43%
3 Years: 28%
TTM: 272%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years: 18%
5 Years: 9%
3 Years: 32%
1 Year: 7%
Return on Equity
10 Years: 3%
5 Years: 2%
3 Years: 2%
Last Year: 7%

Balance Sheet

Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Sep 2022
10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18 10.18
Reserves 56.47 38.94 42.51 40.55 39.19 39.97 40.34 41.20 41.85 40.10 39.19 41.90 41.95
37.20 36.05 32.78 35.87 32.75 21.69 21.44 18.08 18.19 19.99 21.92 17.89 19.42
14.72 17.95 15.57 14.75 12.47 15.14 17.55 19.46 20.81 16.98 24.96 26.78 26.17
Total Liabilities 118.57 103.12 101.04 101.35 94.59 86.98 89.51 88.92 91.03 87.25 96.25 96.75 97.72
48.57 60.48 57.00 61.06 57.00 53.71 49.84 46.82 44.76 44.87 46.66 46.27 45.62
CWIP 9.35 1.24 3.49 0.00 0.36 0.46 1.56 1.55 2.12 2.15 0.43 0.63 0.93
Investments 1.69 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
58.96 41.40 40.55 40.29 37.23 32.81 38.11 40.55 44.15 40.23 49.16 49.85 51.17
Total Assets 118.57 103.12 101.04 101.35 94.59 86.98 89.51 88.92 91.03 87.25 96.25 96.75 97.72

Cash Flows

Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022
-10.90 8.66 6.63 1.18 9.16 8.28 4.19 4.50 6.90 9.43 1.32 11.19
-3.89 -4.06 -2.02 -3.08 -2.11 -0.44 -0.97 -0.41 -2.81 -3.74 -3.52 -2.84
11.70 -5.36 -4.40 2.27 -5.53 -9.92 -3.26 -4.06 -4.08 -3.16 0.07 -6.82
Net Cash Flow -3.09 -0.76 0.21 0.37 1.52 -2.08 -0.05 0.03 0.02 2.53 -2.13 1.53

Ratios

Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022
Debtor Days 62.54 69.91 80.88 74.72 45.65 56.28 61.39 79.26 54.78 32.82 79.02 53.74
Inventory Days 322.39 116.16 184.66 139.35 176.18 119.11 251.90 194.18 241.56 233.58 493.80 245.90
Days Payable 70.73 96.38 156.41 134.00 111.92 116.85 182.90 166.75 169.77 121.63 318.70 191.90
Cash Conversion Cycle 314.19 89.69 109.13 80.07 109.91 58.55 130.39 106.70 126.57 144.76 254.13 107.74
Working Capital Days 209.21 126.82 127.62 105.34 86.08 65.25 98.71 99.84 102.57 90.10 166.88 89.31
ROCE % 5.75% -10.60% 4.11% 0.36% 6.97% 8.35% 5.05% 5.47% 6.31% 5.41% 4.10% 11.06%

Shareholding Pattern

Numbers in percentages

23 recently
Mar 2020 Jun 2020 Sep 2020 Dec 2020 Mar 2021 Jun 2021 Sep 2021 Dec 2021 Mar 2022 Jun 2022 Sep 2022 Dec 2022
69.64 69.64 69.64 69.64 69.64 69.64 69.64 69.64 69.59 69.59 69.59 69.59
0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.08 0.55 0.55 0.55 0.55
30.36 30.36 30.36 30.36 30.36 30.36 30.36 30.28 29.86 29.86 29.86 29.86

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