Sandesh Ltd

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The Sandesh Limited is an India-based company engaged in selling of newspapers and other publications, and advertisement.

  • Market Cap 686 Cr.
  • Current Price 907
  • High / Low 1,085 / 451
  • Stock P/E 7.79
  • Book Value 1,168
  • Dividend Yield 0.55 %
  • ROCE 13.9 %
  • ROE 10.6 %
  • Face Value 10.0

Pros

  • Company is almost debt free.
  • Stock is trading at 0.78 times its book value

Cons

  • The company has delivered a poor sales growth of -6.18% over past five years.
  • Company has a low return on equity of 9.19% for last 3 years.
  • Earnings include an other income of Rs.48.55 Cr.
  • Dividend payout has been low at 5.57% of profits over last 3 years
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Quarterly Results

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Jun 2018 Sep 2018 Dec 2018 Mar 2019 Jun 2019 Sep 2019 Dec 2019 Mar 2020 Jun 2020 Sep 2020 Dec 2020 Mar 2021
121 90 98 109 90 84 85 82 43 60 78 91
96 75 80 79 72 69 69 64 37 37 56 67
Operating Profit 25 15 18 30 18 15 16 18 6 22 22 24
OPM % 21% 17% 18% 27% 20% 18% 18% 22% 14% 38% 29% 26%
Other Income 4 4 5 7 4 5 6 1 15 8 23 3
Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Depreciation 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2
Profit before tax 26 17 21 34 20 18 20 17 19 29 43 25
Tax % 35% 33% 33% 37% 34% 2% 24% 23% 26% 23% 22% 24%
Net Profit 17 11 14 21 13 18 15 13 14 22 34 19
EPS in Rs 22.72 14.53 18.17 28.14 17.27 23.20 19.80 16.83 18.96 29.05 44.72 25.26

Profit & Loss

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021
220 222 266 307 313 345 374 354 375 417 341 272
162 160 193 226 231 248 246 248 257 330 271 197
Operating Profit 58 63 73 81 82 97 128 106 117 87 70 75
OPM % 26% 28% 28% 26% 26% 28% 34% 30% 31% 21% 20% 28%
Other Income 7 14 2 13 2 1 4 14 14 20 12 49
Interest 4 7 10 5 8 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
Depreciation 5 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 7
Profit before tax 56 63 59 81 68 86 123 111 123 97 74 116
Tax % 33% 30% 33% 28% 33% 34% 35% 36% 35% 35% 21% 23%
Net Profit 37 44 39 58 46 57 80 71 80 63 58 89
EPS in Rs 43.41 51.47 45.90 76.12 60.52 75.36 105.24 93.65 105.32 83.38 77.10 117.99
Dividend Payout % 7% 8% 8% 5% 7% 5% 5% 5% 5% 6% 6% 4%
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years:2%
5 Years:-6%
3 Years:-10%
TTM:-20%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years:7%
5 Years:2%
3 Years:4%
TTM:53%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years:13%
5 Years:2%
3 Years:-3%
1 Year:91%
Return on Equity
10 Years:12%
5 Years:10%
3 Years:9%
Last Year:11%

Balance Sheet

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021
9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Reserves 250 290 325 351 393 447 563 582 657 716 770 877
Borrowings 25 19 82 68 56 10 14 2 0 0 0 0
91 160 99 80 90 84 118 95 87 69 55 75
Total Liabilities 374 478 514 507 547 549 702 686 752 793 832 960
75 76 78 75 68 71 73 126 138 132 128 120
CWIP 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 0
Investments 8 93 146 159 159 171 393 285 387 497 419 508
287 308 289 273 319 307 236 264 227 163 285 331
Total Assets 374 478 514 507 547 549 702 686 752 793 832 960

Cash Flows

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021
56 78 -80 74 28 55 97 96 80 48 -90 51
-25 -80 -63 -5 -2 -22 -39 -31 -112 -102 86 -43
16 -8 65 -46 -15 -50 -4 -17 -6 -5 -5 -4
Net Cash Flow 46 -10 -78 22 11 -17 55 49 -38 -58 -10 4

Ratios

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021
ROCE % 23% 23% 19% 18% 17% 19% 24% 19% 20% 14% 10% 14%
Debtor Days 61 77 85 60 60 60 62 68 69 64 72 68
Inventory Turnover 6.01 5.62 5.54 4.79 4.80 3.13 3.10 3.86 2.98 5.55 5.60 3.38

Shareholding Pattern

Numbers in percentages

Sep 2018 Dec 2018 Mar 2019 Jun 2019 Sep 2019 Dec 2019 Mar 2020 Jun 2020 Sep 2020 Dec 2020 Mar 2021 Jun 2021
74.81 74.81 74.81 74.81 74.81 74.81 74.81 74.81 74.81 74.81 74.81 74.81
0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.01 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
25.17 25.18 25.18 25.18 25.18 25.18 25.18 25.18 25.18 25.18 25.18 25.18

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