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Universal Starch-Chem Allied BSE:524408 Stock Report

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09 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
524408 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance6/6
Financial Health4/6

524408 Stock Overview

Universal Starch-Chem Allied Limited manufactures and sells starches and its derivatives, and other by-products in India.

Universal Starch-Chem Allied Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Universal Starch-Chem Allied
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹177.95
52 Week High₹186.90
52 Week Low₹86.00
1 Month Change7.36%
3 Month Change6.43%
1 Year Change55.69%
3 Year Change368.29%
5 Year Change633.81%
Change since IPO1,525.11%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

524408IN FoodIN Market

Return vs Industry: 524408 exceeded the Indian Food industry which returned 1.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 524408 exceeded the Indian Market which returned 8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 524408's price volatile compared to industry and market?
524408 volatility
524408 Average Weekly Movement5.5%
Food Industry Average Movement7.0%
Market Average Movement6.5%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.2%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.3%

Stable Share Price: 524408 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 524408's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1973400Sarkarsaheb Rawal

Universal Starch-Chem Allied Limited manufactures and sells starches and its derivatives, and other by-products in India. The company offers maize starch powders, unigel, liquid glucose, utexlose, white dextrin, unisol, dextrose monohydrate, dextrose anhydrous, dextrose syrup, high maltose corn syrup, caramel, maize germ, maize germ oil cake, maize gluten, and maize refined oil, as well as oxidized, cationic, esterified, and amphoteric starch. It also exports its products.

Universal Starch-Chem Allied Fundamentals Summary

How do Universal Starch-Chem Allied's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
524408 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹747.39m
Earnings (TTM)₹114.38m
Revenue (TTM)₹4.58b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
524408 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹3.58b
Gross Profit₹1.01b
Other Expenses₹894.39m

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)27.23
Gross Margin22.00%
Net Profit Margin2.49%
Debt/Equity Ratio83.5%

How did 524408 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is 524408 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 524408?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

524408 key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue0.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA4.3x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 524408's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

524408 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 524408 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average16.8x
508136 B & A
MKPL M. K. Proteins
533093 Raj Oil Mills
519471 Ambar Protein Industries
524408 Universal Starch-Chem Allied

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 524408 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.5x) compared to the peer average (16.8x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 524408's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the IN Food Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 524408 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (6.5x) compared to the Indian Food industry average (23.3x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 524408's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

524408 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio6.5x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 524408's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 524408 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 524408 (₹177.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹5259.71)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 524408 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is Universal Starch-Chem Allied forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 Universal Starch-Chem Allied 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.

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  • Examine whether Universal Starch-Chem Allied 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.
  • Universal Starch-Chem Allied competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Universal Starch-Chem Allied performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 6/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 524408 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 524408's current net profit margins (2.5%) are higher than last year (2.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 524408 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 46.1% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 524408's earnings growth over the past year (79.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (46.1% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 524408 earnings growth over the past year (79.8%) exceeded the Food industry 13.7%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 524408's Return on Equity (21.9%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Universal Starch-Chem Allied's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 524408's short term assets (₹808.2M) do not cover its short term liabilities (₹828.7M).

Long Term Liabilities: 524408's short term assets (₹808.2M) exceed its long term liabilities (₹518.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 524408's net debt to equity ratio (76.6%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 524408's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 225.1% to 83.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 524408's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (78.8%).

Interest Coverage: 524408's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Universal Starch-Chem Allied current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 524408's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 524408's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 524408's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 524408's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: 524408 is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 524408 has not reported any payouts.

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


Average management tenure


Sarkarsaheb Rawal (75 yo)





Mr. Jitendrasinh Jaysinh Rawal, also known as Sarkarsaheb, has been Executive Chairman & MD of Universal Starch-Chem Allied. Mr. Rawal serves as a Director in Unique Sugars Ltd. He is a B.Sc. (Agriculture)...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Sarkarsaheb's total compensation ($USD115.77K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD37.79K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Sarkarsaheb's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 524408's management team is considered experienced (2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 524408's board of directors are considered experienced (6 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Universal Starch-Chem Allied Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Universal Starch-Chem Allied Limited
  • Ticker: 524408
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1973
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹747.390m
  • Shares outstanding: 4.20m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Universal Starch-Chem Allied Limited
  • Mhatre Pen Building
  • B Wing, 2nd Floor
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400028
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/09 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/08 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.