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Executive Summary

DFM Foods Limited manufactures, markets, and sells packaged snack foods in India. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record with excellent balance sheet.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: DFMFOODS is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DFMFOODS's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




IN Food


IN Market

1 Year Return




IN Food


IN Market

Return vs Industry: DFMFOODS exceeded the Indian Food industry which returned 24.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DFMFOODS exceeded the Indian Market which returned 59.4% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-3.0%-0.3%0.2%
30 Day10.8%5.5%4.6%
90 Day6.9%18.5%13.5%
1 Year102.0%102.0%25.9%24.1%61.9%59.4%
3 Year60.8%59.4%60.8%54.7%45.9%38.8%
5 Yearn/a174.4%159.6%91.4%77.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: DFMFOODS (₹384.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹46.37)

Significantly Below Fair Value: DFMFOODS is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: DFMFOODS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.3x) compared to the Indian Food industry average (19.4x).

PE vs Market: DFMFOODS is poor value based on its PE Ratio (67.3x) compared to the Indian market (21.8x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: DFMFOODS is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (10.8x) compared to the IN Food industry average (1.7x).

Future Growth

How is DFM Foods 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 DFM Foods 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 DFM Foods performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DFMFOODS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: DFMFOODS's current net profit margins (5.5%) are higher than last year (4.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DFMFOODS's earnings have grown by 6.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: DFMFOODS's earnings growth over the past year (17.5%) exceeds its 5-year average (6.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: DFMFOODS earnings growth over the past year (17.5%) exceeded the Food industry 14.9%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: DFMFOODS's Return on Equity (16.1%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is DFM Foods's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DFMFOODS's short term assets (₹1.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹900.2M).

Long Term Liabilities: DFMFOODS's short term assets (₹1.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹1.4B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DFMFOODS's debt to equity ratio (40%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: DFMFOODS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 87.6% to 40% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DFMFOODS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (54.6%).

Interest Coverage: DFMFOODS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.9x coverage).

Balance Sheet


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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: DFMFOODS's dividend (0.26%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.37%).

High Dividend: DFMFOODS's dividend (0.26%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.54%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: DFMFOODS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: DFMFOODS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (17.5%), DFMFOODS's dividend payments are 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.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Lagan Shastri (45 yo)





Mr. Lagan Shastri is Managing Director, Chief Executive Officer and Additional Director of DFM Foods Limited since January 22, 2020. His work experience is as under: 1. Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pv...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Lagan's total compensation ($USD89.64K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD229.61K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Lagan's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: DFMFOODS's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: DFMFOODS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.4 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: DFM Foods Limited
  • Ticker: DFMFOODS
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1983
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: ₹19.349b
  • Shares outstanding: 50.27m
  • Website: https://www.dfmfoods.com

Number of Employees


  • DFM Foods Limited
  • 8377, Roshanara Road
  • Delhi
  • Delhi
  • 110007
  • India



DFM Foods Limited manufactures, markets, and sells packaged snack foods in India. Its products include Corn Rings, Corn Puffs, Wheat Puffs, Cheese Balls, Corn and Potato Sticks, and Namkeens. The company s...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/24 15:55
End of Day Share Price2021/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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