Sandesh Ltd

Sandesh Ltd

₹ 1,326 0.61%
14 Jun 4:01 p.m.
About

Sandesh Ltd belongs to the Regional Print Media Industry and is a publisher of “SANDESH” a premier Gujarati daily newspaper. [1]

Key Points

Business Offerings
Sandesh Newspaper: Published from Gujarat, Sandesh is the largest Gujarati media company with 6 editions across Gujarat.
Sandesh Television: The 24x7 Gujarati News Channel, Sandesh News reaches out to the most Gujarati Audience through 100 plus reporters.
Sandesh Digital: The Co has launched a Gujarati news App in India, and has an expanding digital presence of millions of followers across all platforms.
Out Of Home media solutions: It operates under the brand name of "Spotlight", and focuses on innovatively and effectively enhancing the brand message by going beyond just grabbing eyeballs, and creating a lasting buzz around the brand. [1]

  • Market Cap 1,004 Cr.
  • Current Price 1,326
  • High / Low 1,437 / 893
  • Stock P/E 5.33
  • Book Value 1,662
  • Dividend Yield 0.38 %
  • ROCE 20.9 %
  • ROE 16.3 %
  • Face Value 10.0

Pros

  • Company is almost debt free.
  • Stock is trading at 0.80 times its book value
  • Company has delivered good profit growth of 24.4% CAGR over last 5 years

Cons

  • The company has delivered a poor sales growth of -5.14% over past five years.
  • Company has a low return on equity of 11.7% over last 3 years.
  • Earnings include an other income of Rs.166 Cr.
  • Working capital days have increased from 375 days to 881 days

* 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.

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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
91 53 73 77 104 82 81 99 77 72 72 91 86
67 41 45 55 90 66 57 65 70 56 57 65 60
Operating Profit 24 12 28 22 14 16 24 34 8 16 15 26 26
OPM % 26% 22% 39% 29% 14% 19% 29% 34% 10% 23% 20% 28% 30%
3 9 6 9 25 5 34 12 8 29 21 49 66
Interest 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Depreciation 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 2
Profit before tax 25 19 32 29 38 20 56 45 14 44 34 73 90
Tax % 24% 21% 29% 23% 22% 31% 21% 26% 17% 24% 23% 21% 20%
19 15 23 22 29 13 44 33 11 33 26 58 72
EPS in Rs 25.26 19.76 30.31 29.65 38.60 17.82 58.25 43.77 14.94 43.77 34.27 76.23 95.01
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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
307 313 345 374 354 375 417 341 272 307 339 320
226 230 248 246 248 257 330 271 197 231 244 238
Operating Profit 81 83 97 128 106 118 87 70 75 76 96 82
OPM % 26% 26% 28% 34% 30% 31% 21% 20% 28% 25% 28% 26%
13 1 1 4 14 14 20 12 49 48 44 166
Interest 5 8 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Depreciation 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 8 7 6 6 6
Profit before tax 81 68 86 123 111 123 97 74 116 118 134 241
Tax % 28% 33% 34% 35% 36% 35% 35% 21% 23% 24% 24% 22%
58 46 57 80 71 80 63 58 89 90 102 189
EPS in Rs 76.12 60.52 75.36 105.24 93.65 105.32 83.38 77.10 117.99 118.32 134.78 249.28
Dividend Payout % 5% 7% 5% 5% 5% 5% 6% 6% 4% 4% 4% 2%
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years: 0%
5 Years: -5%
3 Years: 6%
TTM: -6%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years: 15%
5 Years: 24%
3 Years: 29%
TTM: 93%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years: 14%
5 Years: 14%
3 Years: 17%
1 Year: 43%
Return on Equity
10 Years: 11%
5 Years: 11%
3 Years: 12%
Last Year: 16%

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 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Reserves 351 393 447 563 582 657 716 770 877 939 1,044 1,250
68 56 10 14 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
80 90 84 118 95 87 69 55 75 63 62 87
Total Liabilities 507 547 549 702 686 752 793 832 960 1,010 1,113 1,345
75 68 71 73 126 138 132 128 120 110 111 110
CWIP 0 0 1 0 11 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
Investments 159 159 171 393 285 387 497 419 508 508 662 974
273 319 307 236 264 227 163 285 331 392 339 260
Total Assets 507 547 549 702 686 752 793 832 960 1,010 1,113 1,345

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
74 28 55 97 96 80 48 -90 48 22 96 154
-5 -2 -22 -39 -31 -112 -102 86 -40 33 -113 -131
-46 -15 -50 -4 -17 -6 -5 -5 -4 -4 -4 -4
Net Cash Flow 22 11 -17 55 49 -38 -58 -10 4 51 -20 20

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 60 60 60 62 68 69 64 72 68 50 43 54
Inventory Days 71 87 158 68 128 128 48 66 125 132 47 61
Days Payable 22 36 18 37 37 50 24 18 87 27 21 33
Cash Conversion Cycle 108 111 200 92 158 146 89 120 106 155 69 83
Working Capital Days 153 103 110 16 50 56 59 217 138 145 98 881
ROCE % 18% 17% 19% 24% 19% 20% 14% 10% 14% 11% 13%

Shareholding Pattern

Numbers in percentages

Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023Mar 2024
74.81% 74.81% 74.81% 74.81% 74.81% 74.81% 74.81% 74.81% 74.81% 74.81% 74.81% 74.81%
0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.00% 0.01%
25.18% 25.18% 25.18% 25.18% 25.18% 25.19% 25.19% 25.18% 25.20% 25.19% 25.19% 25.17%
No. of Shareholders 4,8825,6895,6165,5315,6565,5625,5846,1355,9665,9345,6296,443

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