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Gujarat Ambuja Exports NSEI:GAEL Stock Report

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26 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
GAEL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance6/6
Financial Health6/6

GAEL Stock Overview

Gujarat Ambuja Exports Limited primarily engages in the agro processing activities in India and internationally.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Gujarat Ambuja Exports
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹256.25
52 Week High₹394.15
52 Week Low₹150.05
1 Month Change-15.20%
3 Month Change-4.26%
1 Year Change44.00%
3 Year Change205.15%
5 Year Change318.88%
Change since IPO5,562.98%

Recent News & Updates

Jun 19
Gujarat Ambuja Exports (NSE:GAEL) Could Easily Take On More Debt

Gujarat Ambuja Exports (NSE:GAEL) Could Easily Take On More Debt

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Jun 02
Gujarat Ambuja Exports (NSE:GAEL) Is Very Good At Capital Allocation

Gujarat Ambuja Exports (NSE:GAEL) Is Very Good At Capital Allocation

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Shareholder Returns

GAELIN FoodIN Market

Return vs Industry: GAEL exceeded the Indian Food industry which returned -5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GAEL exceeded the Indian Market which returned -0.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is GAEL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
GAEL volatility
GAEL Average Weekly Movement10.6%
Food Industry Average Movement7.6%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.9%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.5%

Stable Share Price: GAEL is more volatile than 90% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 11% a week.

Volatility Over Time: GAEL's weekly volatility (11%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Indian stocks.

About the Company

19912,649Manish Gupta

Gujarat Ambuja Exports Limited primarily engages in the agro processing activities in India and internationally. The company operates through Agro, Cotton, Maize, Power, and Other segments. It offers cotton carded/combed, and knitting/weaving single and TFO doubled yarns.

Gujarat Ambuja Exports Fundamentals Summary

How do Gujarat Ambuja Exports's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
GAEL fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹58.76b
Earnings (TTM)₹4.75b
Revenue (TTM)₹46.70b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
GAEL income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹32.21b
Gross Profit₹14.49b
Other Expenses₹9.74b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)20.73
Gross Margin31.03%
Net Profit Margin10.18%
Debt/Equity Ratio12.7%

How did GAEL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is GAEL 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

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

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

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

GAEL 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/Revenue1.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

GAEL PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for GAEL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average17.2x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: GAEL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.4x) compared to the peer average (17.2x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

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

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: GAEL is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (12.4x) compared to the Indian Food industry average (22.5x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is GAEL'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.

GAEL PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio12.4x
Fair PE Ration/a

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

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: GAEL (₹256.25) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹1302.14)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is Gujarat Ambuja Exports 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 Gujarat Ambuja Exports 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 Gujarat Ambuja Exports 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.
  • Gujarat Ambuja Exports competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Gujarat Ambuja Exports 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: GAEL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: GAEL's current net profit margins (10.2%) are higher than last year (7.2%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GAEL's earnings have grown significantly by 25% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: GAEL's earnings growth over the past year (40.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (25% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: GAEL earnings growth over the past year (40.6%) exceeded the Food industry 12.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: GAEL's Return on Equity (22.4%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is Gujarat Ambuja Exports's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GAEL's short term assets (₹16.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹5.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: GAEL's short term assets (₹16.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹733.7M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GAEL has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: GAEL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 74.5% to 12.7% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GAEL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (221.7%).

Interest Coverage: GAEL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (103.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Gujarat Ambuja Exports's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 3/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GAEL's dividend (0.25%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.43%).

High Dividend: GAEL's dividend (0.25%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.89%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: GAEL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (3.1%), GAEL's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (4.8%), GAEL's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Manish Gupta (49 yo)





Mr. Manish Vijaykumar Gupta has been the Managing Director of Gujarat Ambuja Exports Limited since December 28, 2012 and Gujarat Ambuja International Pte. Ltd. Mr. Gupta is the Chairman of Gujarat Ambuja E...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Manish's total compensation ($USD6.26M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD337.69K).

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

Leadership Team

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

Board Members

Experienced Board: GAEL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.8 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Gujarat Ambuja Exports Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Gujarat Ambuja Exports Limited
  • Ticker: GAEL
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1991
  • Industry: Agricultural Products
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹58.756b
  • Shares outstanding: 229.34m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Gujarat Ambuja Exports Limited
  • Ambuja Tower
  • Opp. Sindhu Bhavan, Sindhu Bhavan Rd
  • Ahmedabad
  • Gujarat
  • 380059
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/26 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 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.