Sandesh Ltd

About

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

  • Market Cap 605 Cr.
  • Current Price 799
  • High / Low 1,085 / 460
  • Stock P/E 6.10
  • Book Value 1,174
  • Dividend Yield 0.63 %
  • ROCE 13.9 %
  • ROE 10.6 %
  • Face Value 10.0

Pros

  • Company is almost debt free.
  • Stock is trading at 0.68 times its book value

Cons

  • The company has delivered a poor sales growth of -6.11% over past five years.
  • Company has a low return on equity of 9.32% for last 3 years.
  • Earnings include an other income of Rs.52.55 Cr.
  • Dividend payout has been low at 5.41% of profits over last 3 years
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Quarterly Results

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Sep 2018 Dec 2018 Mar 2019 Jun 2019 Sep 2019 Dec 2019 Mar 2020 Jun 2020 Sep 2020 Dec 2020 Mar 2021 Jun 2021
90 98 109 90 84 85 83 44 60 79 91 54
75 80 80 72 69 70 65 38 37 56 67 41
Operating Profit 15 18 30 18 15 16 18 6 23 23 24 12
OPM % 17% 18% 27% 20% 18% 19% 22% 14% 38% 29% 26% 23%
Other Income 4 6 7 4 5 7 1 20 11 30 3 9
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 17 21 34 20 18 21 17 25 32 50 25 19
Tax % 33% 32% 37% 33% 2% 23% 22% 21% 21% 19% 24% 21%
Net Profit 12 14 21 14 18 16 14 19 25 41 19 15
EPS in Rs 15.27 19.02 28.35 17.98 23.81 21.20 17.87 25.67 33.32 53.82 25.34 20.15

Profit & Loss

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 TTM
238 264 375 356 377 419 343 274 283
243 249 247 249 258 331 273 198 202
Operating Profit -5 15 128 106 119 88 71 76 81
OPM % -2% 6% 34% 30% 32% 21% 21% 28% 29%
Other Income 27 32 4 15 16 21 15 49 53
Interest 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0 0
Depreciation 4 5 8 8 9 9 8 7 7
Profit before tax 16 38 123 113 126 99 77 117 127
Tax % 44% 32% 35% 36% 34% 35% 21% 23%
Net Profit 9 26 80 73 83 65 61 90 100
EPS in Rs 105.56 96.19 109.44 85.62 80.72 118.87 132.63
Dividend Payout % 25% 10% 5% 5% 5% 6% 6% 4%
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years:%
5 Years:-6%
3 Years:-10%
TTM:-4%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years:%
5 Years:2%
3 Years:2%
TTM:49%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years:11%
5 Years:-3%
3 Years:-4%
1 Year:61%
Return on Equity
10 Years:%
5 Years:11%
3 Years:9%
Last Year:11%

Balance Sheet

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021
9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8
Reserves 172 195 563 584 662 723 779 881
Borrowings 0 54 14 2 0 0 0 0
60 86 118 95 87 70 55 75
Total Liabilities 241 344 702 688 758 800 842 964
57 53 73 126 138 132 128 120
CWIP 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 0
Investments 15 7 393 287 392 504 428 512
169 284 237 265 228 164 285 332
Total Assets 241 344 702 688 758 800 842 964

Cash Flows

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021
-10 -56 99 98 78 48 -90 52
2 8 -39 -33 -110 -102 85 -44
14 47 -4 -17 -7 -5 -5 -4
Net Cash Flow 6 -1 57 49 -38 -58 -10 4

Ratios

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021
Debtor Days 41 48 62 68 69 64 72 68
Inventory Days 70 58 68 128 128 48 66 125
Days Payable 57 82 38 37 51 24 18 87
Cash Conversion Cycle 55 24 92 158 146 89 120 106
Working Capital Days 157 263 16 50 56 59 216 138
ROCE % 19% 19% 20% 14% 10% 14%

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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