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DFM Foods NSEI:DFMFOODS Stock Report

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23 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
DFMFOODS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health3/6

DFMFOODS Stock Overview

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

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for DFM Foods
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹196.50
52 Week High₹416.00
52 Week Low₹191.10
1 Month Change-13.78%
3 Month Change-20.94%
1 Year Change-48.94%
3 Year Change-20.54%
5 Year Change-32.87%
Change since IPO-44.72%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns


Return vs Industry: DFMFOODS underperformed the Indian Food industry which returned -7.3% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DFMFOODS underperformed the Indian Market which returned -2.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is DFMFOODS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
DFMFOODS volatility
DFMFOODS Average Weekly Movement7.1%
Food Industry Average Movement7.5%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.5%

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.

About the Company

1983582Lagan Shastri

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 sells its products under the CRAX, CURLS, NATKHAT, and FRITTS brands.

DFM Foods Fundamentals Summary

How do DFM Foods's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
DFMFOODS fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹9.90b
Earnings (TTM)-₹247.60m
Revenue (TTM)₹5.54b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
DFMFOODS income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹3.49b
Gross Profit₹2.06b
Other Expenses₹2.30b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-4.92
Gross Margin37.07%
Net Profit Margin-4.47%
Debt/Equity Ratio59.8%

How did DFMFOODS perform over the long term?

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


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

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

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

DFMFOODS 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/Revenue1.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA-59.6x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does DFMFOODS's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

DFMFOODS PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for DFMFOODS vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.2x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: DFMFOODS is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.8x) compared to the peer average (1.2x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does DFMFOODS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Indian Food Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: DFMFOODS is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (1.8x) compared to the Indian Food industry average (0.8x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

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

DFMFOODS PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio1.8x
Fair PS Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DFMFOODS's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate DFMFOODS's fair value for valuation analysis.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is DFM Foods 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 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.

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  • Take a look at our analysis of DFMFOODS’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • DFM Foods competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has DFM Foods performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DFMFOODS is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DFMFOODS is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DFMFOODS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 16.3% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: DFMFOODS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Food industry (12.1%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: DFMFOODS has a negative Return on Equity (-16.21%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is DFM Foods's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 3/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DFMFOODS's short term assets (₹1.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₹1.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: DFMFOODS's short term assets (₹1.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹941.3M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DFMFOODS's net debt to equity ratio (1.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: DFMFOODS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 115.6% to 59.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DFMFOODS's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (4.1%).

Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if DFMFOODS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

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

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as DFMFOODS 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


Lagan Shastri (46 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 ($USD280.71K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD38.41K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Lagan's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: DFMFOODS's management team is considered experienced (2.3 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: DFMFOODS's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 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 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
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹9.902b
  • Shares outstanding: 50.28m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • DFM Foods Limited
  • 149, Kilokari
  • 1st Floor
  • New Delhi
  • Delhi
  • 110014
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/23 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.