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Zeal AquaBSE:539963 Stock Report

Last Price


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20 Jan, 2022


Company Financials
539963 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health3/6

539963 Stock Overview

Zeal Aqua Limited, an aquaculture company, engages in farming, processing, and trading shrimps in India.

Zeal Aqua Competitors

Avanti Feeds



Apex Frozen Foods






Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Zeal Aqua
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹11.06
52 Week High₹16.50
52 Week Low₹5.44
1 Month Change14.49%
3 Month Change32.46%
1 Year Change75.14%
3 Year Change15.21%
5 Year Change-2.46%
Change since IPO146.51%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

539963IN FoodIN Market

Return vs Industry: 539963 exceeded the Indian Food industry which returned 19.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 539963 exceeded the Indian Market which returned 32.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 539963's price volatile compared to industry and market?
539963 volatility
539963 Average Weekly Movement8.4%
Food Industry Average Movement6.9%
Market Average Movement6.7%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.9%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.1%

Stable Share Price: 539963 is more volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 539963's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Indian stocks.

About the Company

200980Shantilal Patel

Zeal Aqua Limited, an aquaculture company, engages in farming, processing, and trading shrimps in India. The company offers tiger and white shrimps, as well as distributes shrimp feed, medicines, and probiotics. It has 66 PE-lined ponds and approximately 160 earthen ponds in Gujarat.

Zeal Aqua Fundamentals Summary

How do Zeal Aqua's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
539963 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹1.39b
Earnings (TTM)₹48.10m
Revenue (TTM)₹3.12b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
539963 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹2.59b
Gross Profit₹532.66m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.38
Gross Margin17.07%
Net Profit Margin1.54%
Debt/Equity Ratio193.6%

How did 539963 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison


Is Zeal Aqua 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: 539963 (₹11.06) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹53.14)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 539963 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 539963 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29x) compared to the Indian Food industry average (19.8x).

PE vs Market: 539963 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (29x) compared to the Indian market (23.3x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 539963's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 539963's PB Ratio (2.2x) is in line with the IN Food industry average.

Future Growth

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


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 Zeal Aqua 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.

Past Performance

How has Zeal Aqua performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 539963 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 539963's current net profit margins (1.5%) are lower than last year (2.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 539963's earnings have grown by 1.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 539963's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 539963 had negative earnings growth (-19.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Food industry average (15.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 539963's Return on Equity (7.7%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Zeal Aqua's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 539963's short term assets (₹2.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹2.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: 539963's short term assets (₹2.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹208.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 539963's net debt to equity ratio (182.8%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 539963's debt to equity ratio has increased from 145.5% to 193.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 539963's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.6%).

Interest Coverage: 539963's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Zeal Aqua current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 539963's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 539963'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 539963's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 539963'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 539963's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Indian market.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Shantilal Patel (65 yo)





Mr. Shantilal Ishwarbhai Patel has been the Chairman and Managing Director at Zeal Aqua Limited since March 25, 2015 and has been its Executive Director since March 06, 2009. Mr. Patel served as Sr. Accoun...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 539963's management team is seasoned and experienced (6.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 539963's board of directors are considered experienced (5.6 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

Zeal Aqua Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Zeal Aqua Limited
  • Ticker: 539963
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 2009
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹1.394b
  • Shares outstanding: 126.07m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Zeal Aqua Limited
  • At Olpad GIDC Pl No. 4, 5
  • Ta Olpad
  • Surat
  • Gujarat
  • 394540
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/20 16:13
End of Day Share Price2022/01/20 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.