BSE:540703

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Provestment Services Limited operates as consulting company worldwide.

Rewards

Trading at 50.3% below its fair value

Risk Analysis

Earnings have declined by -0.59% per year over past 5 years

Debt is not well covered by operating cash flow

Shares are highly illiquid

Does not have a meaningful market cap (₹47M)



Snowflake Analysis

Good value with adequate balance sheet.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 540703's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

15.5%

540703

1.0%

IN Professional Services

-0.8%

IN Market


1 Year Return

52.8%

540703

13.0%

IN Professional Services

11.1%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: 540703 exceeded the Indian Professional Services industry which returned 11.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 540703 exceeded the Indian Market which returned 11.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

540703IndustryMarket
7 Day15.5%1.0%-0.8%
30 Day46.1%0.2%-2.3%
90 Dayn/a9.2%2.1%
1 Year52.8%52.8%14.3%13.0%13.1%11.1%
3 Year4.6%4.6%60.0%57.7%22.9%16.2%
5 Year32.0%32.0%-53.2%-53.5%34.9%22.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is Provestment Services undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 540703 (₹9.7) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹19.53)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 540703 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 540703 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (8.9x) compared to the Professional Services industry average (8.5x).

PE vs Market: 540703 is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.9x) compared to the Indian market (13.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 540703's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 540703 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the IN Professional Services industry average (0.8x).


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Future Growth

How is Provestment Services forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

16.9%

Forecasted Commercial Services 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 Provestment Services 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 Provestment Services performed over the past 5 years?

-0.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 540703 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 540703's current net profit margins (0.5%) are lower than last year (0.6%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 540703's earnings have declined by -0.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 540703's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 540703 had negative earnings growth (-27.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Professional Services industry average (6.1%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 540703's Return on Equity (4.8%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Provestment Services's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 540703's short term assets (₹173.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (₹124.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: 540703's short term assets (₹173.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (₹23.6M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 540703's debt to equity ratio (53.3%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 540703's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 70.1% to 53.3% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 540703's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.8%).

Interest Coverage: 540703 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 540703 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 540703's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 2.8x debt).


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%0.6%markettop25%2.5%industryaverage2.2%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 540703's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 540703's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 540703's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 540703's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 540703's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Indian market.


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Management

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

1.2yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Praveen Bhatia (59yo)

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Mr. Praveen Bhatia serves as Chairman of Provestment Services Ltd. and has been its Whole Time Director since August 2, 2011. Mr. Bhatia join August 26, 1994 as Director at Provestment Services Limited. Mr ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Praveen's total compensation ($USD0.00) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD50.21K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Praveen Bhatia
Chairman0yrsno data15.36% 7.2m
Lal Tripathi
Executive Director2.3yrsno datano data
Vinod Ralhan
Non Executive Director25.1yrsno data1.76% 831.7k
Anil Lakhani
Non Executive Independent Director0yrsno data0.0098% 4.6k
Benu Sehgal
Additional Independent Non-Executive Director0.08yrsno datano data
Chander Kwatra
Additional Independent Non-Executive Director0.08yrsno datano data

1.2yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 540703's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.2 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Provestment Services Limited
  • Ticker: 540703
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1994
  • Industry: Research and Consulting Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: ₹47.152m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.10m
  • Website: https://www.provestment.net

Location

  • Provestment Services Limited
  • B-4/148 C, Safdarjung Enclave
  • New Delhi
  • Delhi
  • 110029
  • India

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
540703BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRJun 2011

Biography

Provestment Services Limited operates as consulting company worldwide. It engages in the air ticketing and tour operator businesses; and provision of professional services to corporate entities. The company provides corporate consulting services, such as project advisory services, private equity funding, loan syndication, management advisory, foreign collaboration and technology transfer, NRI consultancy portfolio management, audit and assurance, taxation, accounting services, and corporate law matters. It also offers travel services, including business travel, visa services, packaging exhibitions, corporate tour packages, and leisure travel; and operates ProYatra.com. In addition, the company provides foreign exchange services comprising full-fledged money changer, forex education, and money transfer services. Provestment Services Limited was founded in 1994 and is based in New Delhi, India. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/17 13:06
End of Day Share Price2020/02/17 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
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.