Sandesh Ltd

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

Pros:
Company is virtually debt free.
Stock is trading at 0.60 times its book value
Cons:
The company has delivered a poor growth of 5.89% over past five years.
Company has a low return on equity of 11.22% for last 3 years.
Dividend payout has been low at 5.36% of profits over last 3 years

Peer Comparison Sector: Media - Print/Television/Radio // Industry: Printing & Stationery

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Quarterly Results Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Sep 2016 Dec 2016 Mar 2017 Jun 2017 Sep 2017 Dec 2017 Mar 2018 Jun 2018 Sep 2018 Dec 2018 Mar 2019 Jun 2019
89 88 81 98 92 95 90 121 90 98 109 90
61 66 61 63 61 68 65 96 75 80 79 72
Operating Profit 28 23 20 34 31 27 25 25 15 18 30 18
OPM % 31% 26% 25% 35% 34% 29% 27% 21% 17% 18% 27% 20%
Other Income 4 3 4 4 4 3 3 4 4 5 7 4
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 29 23 22 36 33 28 25 26 17 21 34 20
Tax % 42% 35% 34% 36% 32% 37% 36% 35% 33% 33% 37% 34%
Net Profit 17 15 14 23 23 18 16 17 11 14 21 13
EPS in Rs 22.64 20.12 19.14 30.80 29.74 23.44 21.33 22.72 14.53 18.16 28.14 17.27
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Profit & Loss Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2008 Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 TTM
263 284 220 222 266 307 313 345 374 354 375 417 386
247 239 162 160 193 226 231 248 246 248 257 330 306
Operating Profit 17 46 58 63 73 81 82 97 128 106 117 87 80
OPM % 6% 16% 26% 28% 28% 26% 26% 28% 34% 30% 31% 21% 21%
Other Income 31 3 7 14 2 13 2 1 4 14 14 20 20
Interest 4 4 4 7 10 5 8 4 2 1 0 0 0
Depreciation 5 5 5 7 7 8 8 8 8 8 9 9 9
Profit before tax 38 39 56 63 59 81 68 86 123 111 123 97 91
Tax % 31% 29% 33% 30% 33% 28% 33% 34% 35% 36% 35% 35%
Net Profit 26 28 37 44 39 58 46 57 80 71 80 63 59
EPS in Rs 29.99 31.64 42.91 50.80 45.33 75.45 59.84 74.54 104.23 93.65 105.32 83.38 78.10
Dividend Payout % 10% 9% 7% 8% 8% 5% 7% 5% 5% 5% 5% 6%
* Sales is net of excise duty and discounts
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years:3.90%
5 Years:5.89%
3 Years:3.68%
TTM:-2.92%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years:8.90%
5 Years:6.81%
3 Years:-7.40%
TTM:-19.67%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years:11.95%
5 Years:6.37%
3 Years:-17.50%
1 Year:-31.09%
Return on Equity
10 Years:12.82%
5 Years:12.30%
3 Years:11.22%
Last Year:9.11%

Balance Sheet Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2008 Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019
9 9 9 9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
Reserves 195 218 250 290 325 351 393 447 563 582 657 716
Borrowings 45 0 25 19 82 68 56 10 14 2 0 0
95 94 91 161 100 81 90 85 118 97 90 71
Total Liabilities 344 320 374 479 515 507 547 549 703 688 755 795
53 55 75 76 78 75 68 71 73 126 138 132
CWIP 0 1 4 1 2 0 0 1 0 11 0 0
Investments 7 14 8 93 146 159 159 171 393 285 387 497
284 249 287 308 289 273 320 307 237 266 230 165
Total Assets 344 320 374 479 515 507 547 549 703 688 755 795

Cash Flows Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2008 Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019
-56 102 56 78 -80 74 28 55 97 96 80 48
8 -17 -25 -80 -63 -5 -2 -22 -39 -31 -112 -102
47 -52 16 -8 65 -46 -15 -50 -4 -17 -6 -5
Net Cash Flow -1 32 46 -10 -78 22 11 -17 55 49 -38 -58

Ratios Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2008 Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019
ROCE % 19% 18% 23% 23% 19% 18% 17% 19% 24% 19% 20% 14%
Debtor Days 48 41 61 77 85 60 60 60 62 68 69 64
Inventory Turnover 7.58 11.51 11.20 12.18 11.75 11.05 11.06 7.49 8.92 10.59 8.55 12.13