NSEI:ALCHEM

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Executive Summary

Alchemist Limited manufactures and trades in chemicals and pharmaceutical formulations in India. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Weak fundamentals or lack of information.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

1.1%

ALCHEM

-0.8%

IN Food

1.4%

IN Market


1 Year Return

481.3%

ALCHEM

12.6%

IN Food

2.8%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: ALCHEM exceeded the Indian Food industry which returned 12.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ALCHEM exceeded the Indian Market which returned 2.8% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

ALCHEMIndustryMarket
7 Day1.1%-0.8%1.4%
30 Day-12.3%1.3%8.0%
90 Day-7.0%-1.0%7.8%
1 Year481.3%481.3%14.1%12.6%4.5%2.8%
3 Year-57.7%-57.7%36.2%32.0%-0.5%-5.3%
5 Year-78.1%-78.1%130.7%119.4%41.5%31.0%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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


In this section, we usually try to help investors determine whether Alchemist is trading at an attractive price based on the cash flow it is expected to produce in the future. But as Alchemist has not provided consistent financial data, and the stock also has no analyst forecast or coverage, its intrinsic value cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst consensus cash flow predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 89% of companies covered by Simply Wall St do have a valuation analysis.


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Future Growth

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

13.7%

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 Alchemist 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 Alchemist performed over the past 5 years?

22.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ALCHEM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: ALCHEM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ALCHEM is unprofitable, but has reduced losses over the past 5 years at a rate of 22.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare ALCHEM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: ALCHEM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (21.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: ALCHEM's liabilities exceed its assets, so it is difficult to calculate its Return on Equity.


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Financial Health

How is Alchemist's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ALCHEM has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering short term liabilities.

Long Term Liabilities: ALCHEM has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than short term assets not covering long term liabilities.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ALCHEM has negative shareholder equity, which is a more serious situation than a high debt level.

Reducing Debt: ALCHEM's has negative shareholder equity, so we do not need to check if its debt has reduced over time.


Balance Sheet


Cash Runway Analysis

For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.

Stable Cash Runway: ALCHEM has less than a year of cash runway based on its current free cash flow.

Forecast Cash Runway: ALCHEM has less than a year of cash runway if free cash flow continues to grow at historical rates of 60.4% each year.


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Dividend

What is Alchemist current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: ALCHEM is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of ALCHEM'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?

8.6yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Bikram Bhattacharya (67 yo)

no data

Tenure

₹2,779,000

Compensation

Mr. Bikram Bhattacharya has been Whole Time Director of Alchemist Limited since August 10, 2017 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Bhattacharya served as Chief Financial Officer of Alchemist Li ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bikram's total compensation ($USD37.64K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD54.90K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bikram Bhattacharya
CEO & Whole Time Directorno data₹2.78mno data
Anop Negi
Chief Financial Officer1.25yrs₹492.35kno data
Divya Bajaj
Company Secretary & Compliance Officer0.67yr₹348.00kno data
Gaurav Arora
Vice President of Marketing & Salesno data₹128.00kno data
Ajay Arora
Vice President of Steel & Floricultureno data₹104.00kno data
Madhu Tara
Assistant General Manager of HR & Adminno datano datano data
Anjali Saxena
Head of Human Resources14.25yrs₹116.00kno data
Inder Jha
Chief Executive Officer of Real Estate14.33yrs₹911.00kno data
Robert Bisset
Chief Executive Officer of BPO Division14.42yrs₹2.10mno data
Gurinder Singh
Chief Executive Officer of Education & Global Operations and Group Director8.58yrsno datano data
Inderjit Virdi
MD of Alchemist Hospitals Ltd & Chairman of Institute of Cardiopulmonary Sciences7.75yrsno datano data
Arvinder Lamba
Group Executive Directorno datano datano data

8.6yrs

Average Tenure

59.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: ALCHEM's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.6 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bikram Bhattacharya
CEO & Whole Time Directorno data₹2.78mno data
Kanwar Singh
Chairman Emeritus8.17yrs₹6.46m9.27%
₹ 5.9m
Charandeep Jolly
Non-Executive Director1.25yrs₹300.00kno data
Maria Fernandes
Independent Woman Director5.58yrs₹60.00kno data
Ambika Chowdhary
Non-Executive Independent Director3.25yrs₹65.00kno data

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

59yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: ALCHEM's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).


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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Alchemist Limited
  • Ticker: ALCHEM
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1988
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: ₹63.867m
  • Shares outstanding: 13.56m
  • Website: https://www.alchemist.co.in

Number of Employees


Location

  • Alchemist Limited
  • Alchemist House
  • Building No. 23, Nehru Place
  • New Delhi
  • Delhi
  • 110019
  • India

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
526707BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRDec 2001
ALCHEMNSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)YesEquity SharesININRDec 2001

Biography

Alchemist Limited manufactures and trades in chemicals and pharmaceutical formulations in India. The company operates in Agri Business; and Pharma, Chemical, and Minerals segments. It offers pharmaceutical ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/10/25 12:31
End of Day Share Price2020/10/23 00:00
Earnings2020/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.