Simplex Infrastructures Limited provides construction services for the transport, energy and power, mining, buildings, marine, and real estate sectors in India and internationally.
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Good value with mediocre balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Simplex Infrastructures's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 523838's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 523838 underperformed the Indian Construction industry which returned -2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 523838 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 9.5% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Simplex Infrastructures's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is Simplex Infrastructures undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 523838 (₹54) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹474.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 523838 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 523838 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13x) compared to the Construction industry average (10.8x).
PE vs Market: 523838 is good value based on its PE Ratio (13x) compared to the Indian market (13.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 523838's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 523838 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.1x) compared to the IN Construction industry average (0.6x).
How is Simplex Infrastructures forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Capital Goods industry annual growth in earnings
In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Simplex Infrastructures has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.
This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.
- Examine whether Simplex Infrastructures is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
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- Explore growth companies in the Capital Goods industry.
How has Simplex Infrastructures performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 523838 has a large one-off gain of ₹367.6M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: 523838's current net profit margins (0.5%) are lower than last year (2%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 523838's earnings have declined by -3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 523838's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 523838 had negative earnings growth (-80.3%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (4.8%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 523838's Return on Equity (1.2%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Simplex Infrastructures's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 523838's short term assets (₹85.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹72.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: 523838's short term assets (₹85.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹3.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 523838's debt to equity ratio (157.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 523838's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 221.8% to 157.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 523838's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (14.1%).
Interest Coverage: 523838's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.1x coverage).
Inventory Level: 523838 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: 523838's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.6x debt).
What is Simplex Infrastructures's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: 523838's dividend (0.93%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.59%).
High Dividend: 523838's dividend (0.93%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (2.59%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 523838's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 523838's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (12%), 523838's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Dipak Basu (76yo)
Mr. Dipak Narayan Basu has been Whole-Time Director of Simplex Infrastructures Limited since November 21, 2016.
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Dipak's total compensation ($USD57.53K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD50.06K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Dipak's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
|Executive Chairman of the Board||3.4yrs||₹9.70m||7.28% ₹224.8m|
|Whole-Time Director||0.4yrs||₹4.13m||no data|
|CFO & Whole-Time Director||18.7yrs||₹4.75m||0.00088% ₹27.2k|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||13.5yrs||₹240.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||0yrs||₹340.00k||no data|
|Chairman Emeritus||0yrs||₹55.00k||5.3% ₹163.6m|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||6.8yrs||₹280.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||4.9yrs||₹180.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: 523838's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 5.4%.
Simplex Infrastructures Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Simplex Infrastructures Limited
- Ticker: 523838
- Exchange: BSE
- Founded: 1924
- Industry: Construction and Engineering
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: ₹3.086b
- Shares outstanding: 57.14m
- Website: https://www.simplexinfra.com
Number of Employees
- Simplex Infrastructures Limited
- 12/1, Nellie Sengupta Sarani
- West Bengal
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|523838||BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Oct 2004|
|SIMPLEXINF||NSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Oct 2004|
Simplex Infrastructures Limited provides construction services for the transport, energy and power, mining, buildings, marine, and real estate sectors in India and internationally. It operates through two segments, Construction and Others. The company builds rail infrastructure, including rail tracks, station buildings, bridges, and culverts; and designs and constructs high-rise infrastructure, such as multistoried residential towers, institutional or information technology buildings, hotels, hospitals, and mass housing projects. It also builds industrial structures comprising steel and power plants; and undertakes projects for cement, aluminum, copper, engineering, automobiles, petrochemicals, fertilizers, paper textiles, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and other industrial plants. In addition, the company engages in erecting various types of power infrastructures that include thermal, hydel, and nuclear, as well as ultra-mega power projects; underwater piling, which comprise steel piling; and building bridges across rivers. Further, it undertakes ground engineering projects, including pre-cast piling and jointed piling, cast-in-situ, driven, and bored piling, as well as soil investigation, soil compaction, diaphragm walls, grouting, stone columns, etc. Additionally, the company offers airport renovation and modernization; and oil drilling services, as well as engages in the real estate, and plant and equipment hire business activities. It also operates and develops mines. Simplex Infrastructures Limited was founded in 1924 and is based in Kolkata, India.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/23 12:59|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/20 00:00|
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