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Executive Summary

Beardsell Limited manufactures and supplies expanded polystyrene (EPS) products and prefabricated buildings for various industrial applications in India.

Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with acceptable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Beardsell's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 539447's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




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1 Year Return




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IN Market

Return vs Industry: 539447 underperformed the Indian Building industry which returned -39.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 539447 underperformed the Indian Market which returned -23.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-13.9%0.8%1.8%
30 Day28.3%-8.6%-0.5%
90 Day9.3%-35.8%-22.2%
1 Year-44.0%-45.2%-37.1%-39.6%-22.2%-23.7%
3 Year-85.7%-86.1%-28.1%-32.5%-12.1%-16.8%
5 Yearn/a25.1%12.4%4.5%-5.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Beardsell's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

No news available


Is Beardsell 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: 539447 (₹8.74) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹18.14)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 539447 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 539447 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.9x) compared to the Building industry average (8.1x).

PE vs Market: 539447 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (37.9x) compared to the Indian market (9.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 539447's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 539447 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the IN Building industry average (0.6x).

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Future Growth

How is Beardsell 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 Beardsell 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.

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Past Performance

How has Beardsell performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 539447 has a large one-off gain of ₹7.0M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 539447's current net profit margins (0.4%) are higher than last year (0.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 539447 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -6.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 539447's earnings growth over the past year (1.2%) exceeds its 5-year average (-6.9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 539447 earnings growth over the past year (1.2%) underperformed the Building industry 1.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 539447's Return on Equity (1.7%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Beardsell's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 539447's short term assets (₹682.1M) do not cover its short term liabilities (₹772.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: 539447's short term assets (₹682.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (₹131.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 539447's debt to equity ratio (97.2%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 539447's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 97.7% to 97.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 539447's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.3%).

Interest Coverage: 539447's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.2x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Beardsell's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 539447's dividend (2.79%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.86%).

High Dividend: 539447's dividend (2.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (3.7%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 539447 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: 539447's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 8 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its high payout ratio (105.7%), 539447's dividend payments are not well 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.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average board tenure


Amrith Anumolu (41yo)

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Mr. Amrith Anumolu has been Joint Managing Director and Executive Director of Beardsell Limited since August 15, 2017 and April 1, 2013 respectively. Mr. Anumolu has been Director of Beardsell Ltd. since A ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Amrith's total compensation ($USD62.71K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD50.17K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Amrith's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Board Members

Amrith Anumolu
Joint MD & Executive Directorno data₹4.76mno data
Ramaswamy Shanker
Additional Non-Executive Director0.58yr₹120.00kno data
V. Singh
Additional Non-Executive Director0.58yr₹165.00kno data
Jayasree Anumolu
Non-Executive Woman Director5.17yrs₹90.00k32.36% 78.2m
Gurram Reddy
Non-Executive Independent Director0.92yrno datano data
Anappathur Rammohan
Additional Independent Non-Executive Director0.58yrno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: 539447's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Beardsell Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Beardsell Limited
  • Ticker: 539447
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1936
  • Industry: Building Products
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: ₹241.651m
  • Shares outstanding: 28.10m
  • Website:


  • Beardsell Limited
  • 47, Greams Road
  • Chennai
  • Tamil Nadu
  • 600006
  • India


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
539447BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRJul 2012
BEARDSELLNSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)YesEquity SharesININRJul 2012


Beardsell Limited manufactures and supplies expanded polystyrene (EPS) products and prefabricated buildings for various industrial applications in India. It operates through two segments, Insulation and Trading. The company offers turnkey solutions for clean rooms that are used in pharma, electronics, and specialty applications; and pre-fabricated structures, including panel-based cold storages, site offices, affordable and modular housing systems, doors and insulated partitions, and roof-top structures. It also provides process and building insulation materials, as well as acoustic absorption panels and high density PUF slabs; packaging solutions comprising EPS, anti-static, and composite packaging; and portable and fabricated mini-shelters in the factory and site used by the police or private guards. In addition, the company markets textiles and electric motors; exports fabrics, telemedicine equipment, information technology products, etc.; and provides technical consultancy services. Further, it undertakes erection, commissioning, and maintenance works in the field of hot and cold insulation solutions. The company was incorporated in 1936 and is based in Chennai, India. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/05/26 13:20
End of Day Share Price2020/05/26 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/03/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.