Sonata Software Ltd

Sonata Software is a global technology Company that enables successful platform based digital transformation initiatives for enterprises, to create businesses that are connected, open, intelligent and scalable. Sonatas Platformation methodology brings together industry expertise, platform technology excellence, design thinking led innovation and strategic engagement models to deliver sustained long term value to customers.

Pros:
Company has reduced debt.
Company is virtually debt free.
Stock is providing a good dividend yield of 3.08%.
Company has a good return on equity (ROE) track record: 3 Years ROE 30.67%
Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 58.67%
Cons:
Promoter's stake has decreased
Promoter holding is low: 28.17%

Peer Comparison Sector: IT - Software // Industry: Computers - Software - Medium / Small

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Quarterly Results Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Dec 2015 Jun 2016 Sep 2016 Dec 2016 Mar 2017 Jun 2017 Sep 2017 Dec 2017 Mar 2018 Jun 2018 Sep 2018 Dec 2018
522 609 501 575 686 635 427 767 626 688 593 844
466 566 450 520 645 587 372 702 562 615 519 744
Operating Profit 56 43 51 55 41 48 55 65 64 73 74 100
OPM % 11% 7% 10% 10% 6% 8% 13% 8% 10% 11% 12% 12%
Other Income 7 22 9 10 15 17 11 7 12 10 17 -5
Interest 2 4 1 2 1 2 1 1 1 1 1 1
Depreciation 2 2 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3
Profit before tax 59 59 56 60 51 60 62 68 71 79 87 91
Tax % 32% 26% 32% 32% 29% 28% 26% 27% 24% 28% 28% 30%
Net Profit 40 44 38 40 36 43 45 49 55 58 62 64
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Profit & Loss Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 TTM
898 1,428 1,591 1,380 1,405 1,568 1,311 1,566 1,682 1,940 2,371 2,454 2,751
819 1,317 1,439 1,222 1,253 1,519 1,261 1,466 1,514 1,749 2,179 2,223 2,440
Operating Profit 79 112 152 159 152 49 50 100 168 192 192 231 311
OPM % 9% 8% 10% 12% 11% 3% 4% 6% 10% 10% 8% 9% 11%
Other Income 21 31 11 12 6 1 -49 18 23 47 55 47 34
Interest 3 5 7 7 7 12 6 2 3 8 9 5 4
Depreciation 30 43 44 49 39 46 10 8 6 6 11 12 12
Profit before tax 67 94 113 115 113 -8 -15 107 182 225 226 260 329
Tax % 12% 13% 20% 17% 15% -119% -93% 27% 27% 30% 31% 26%
Net Profit 48 59 77 80 86 -3 -28 78 134 159 156 193 239
EPS in Rs 4.39 5.38 7.02 7.31 7.81 0.00 0.00 6.72 11.33 13.25 15.07 18.55
Dividend Payout % 24% 20% 21% 22% 25% -305% -66% 51% 55% 60% 60% 57%
* Sales is net of excise duty and discounts
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years:5.56%
5 Years:13.36%
3 Years:13.41%
TTM:9.44%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years:12.35%
5 Years:%
3 Years:12.71%
TTM:37.58%
Return on Equity
10 Years:22.26%
5 Years:29.49%
3 Years:30.67%
Last Year:30.25%

Balance Sheet Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Sep 2018
11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 11 10 10 10
Reserves 176 218 266 353 397 364 331 364 418 460 580 643 664
Borrowings 58 28 3 30 31 43 17 6 24 176 55 34 21
340 345 432 330 318 391 196 279 355 345 552 547 515
Total Liabilities 585 602 713 724 756 809 554 659 808 992 1,198 1,234 1,209
185 176 185 184 166 188 22 17 23 120 118 114 32
CWIP 5 7 6 0 3 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Investments 14 24 8 46 19 24 22 58 64 52 128 198 134
381 395 513 494 569 595 511 584 721 820 951 921 1,043
Total Assets 585 602 713 724 756 809 554 659 808 992 1,198 1,234 1,209

Cash Flows Consolidated Figures in Rs. Crores / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018
195 45 106 70 111 37 50 127 77 158 185 298
-184 -32 -33 -80 4 -62 -6 -39 -126 -133 -3 96
54 -58 -67 2 -40 -4 -28 -41 -51 -30 -173 -140
Net Cash Flow 64 -45 5 -9 76 -28 15 46 -100 -4 9 253

Ratios Consolidated / View Standalone

Mar 2007 Mar 2008 Mar 2009 Mar 2010 Mar 2011 Mar 2012 Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018
ROCE % 35% 40% 44% 36% 29% 4% 12% 28% 44% 42% 35% 39%
Debtor Days 79 61 64 51 53 46 39 49 67 67 80 59
Inventory Turnover 136.43 142.27 159.60 136.68 112.74 61.97 63.64 1,565.80 393.94 223.82 473.68