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 616 Cr.
  • Current Price 814
  • High / Low 859 / 451
  • Stock P/E 6.23
  • Book Value 1,099
  • Dividend Yield 0.61 %
  • ROCE 10.1 %
  • ROE 7.97 %
  • Face Value 10.0

Pros

  • Company has reduced debt.
  • Company is almost debt free.
  • Stock is trading at 0.74 times its book value

Cons

  • Company has a low return on equity of 9.95% for last 3 years.
  • Earnings include an other income of Rs.62.09 Cr.
  • Dividend payout has been low at 5.53% of profits over last 3 years
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Quarterly Results

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2016 Jun 2018 Sep 2018 Dec 2018 Mar 2019 Jun 2019 Sep 2019 Dec 2019 Mar 2020 Jun 2020 Sep 2020 Dec 2020
95 122 90 98 109 90 84 85 83 44 60 79
62 96 75 80 80 72 69 70 65 38 37 56
Operating Profit 33 26 15 18 30 18 15 16 18 6 23 23
OPM % 34% 21% 17% 18% 27% 20% 18% 19% 22% 14% 38% 29%
Other Income 3 4 4 6 7 4 5 7 1 20 11 30
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 34 27 17 21 34 20 18 21 17 25 32 50
Tax % 34% 35% 33% 32% 37% 33% 2% 23% 22% 21% 21% 19%
Net Profit 22 17 12 14 21 14 18 16 14 19 25 41
EPS in Rs 29.08 23.07 15.27 19.02 28.35 17.98 23.81 21.20 17.87 25.67 33.32 53.82

Profit & Loss

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 TTM
238 264 375 356 377 419 343 265
242 247 247 249 258 331 273 196
Operating Profit -5 17 128 106 119 88 71 69
OPM % -2% 6% 34% 30% 32% 21% 21% 26%
Other Income 26 30 4 15 16 21 15 62
Interest 1 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
Depreciation 4 5 8 8 9 9 8 7
Profit before tax 16 38 123 113 126 99 77 124
Tax % 44% 32% 35% 36% 34% 35% 21%
Net Profit 9 26 80 73 83 65 61 99
EPS in Rs 105.56 96.19 109.44 85.62 80.72 130.68
Dividend Payout % 25% 10% 5% 5% 5% 6% 6%
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years:%
5 Years:%
3 Years:-1%
TTM:-28%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years:%
5 Years:%
3 Years:-6%
TTM:44%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years:12%
5 Years:1%
3 Years:-4%
1 Year:57%
Return on Equity
10 Years:%
5 Years:%
3 Years:10%
Last Year:8%

Balance Sheet

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Sep 2020
9 9 8 8 8 8 8 8
Reserves 172 195 563 584 662 723 779 824
Borrowings 0 54 14 2 0 0 0 0
60 86 118 95 87 70 55 54
Total Liabilities 241 344 702 688 758 800 842 886
57 53 73 126 138 132 128 125
CWIP 0 0 0 11 0 0 0 4
Investments 15 7 393 287 392 504 428 406
169 284 237 265 228 164 285 352
Total Assets 241 344 702 688 758 800 842 886

Cash Flows

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

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

Ratios

Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020
ROCE % 19% 19% 20% 14% 10%
Debtor Days 41 48 62 68 69 64 72
Inventory Turnover 5.78 3.86 2.98 5.55 5.60

Shareholding Pattern

Numbers in percentages

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

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