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Executive Summary

Kuantum Papers Limited produces and sells wood free writing and printing paper in India.


Snowflake Analysis

Fair value with acceptable track record.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 532937's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

18.7%

532937

11.4%

IN Forestry

6.4%

IN Market


1 Year Return

-8.6%

532937

-49.1%

IN Forestry

-14.8%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: 532937 exceeded the Indian Forestry industry which returned -51.1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 532937 exceeded the Indian Market which returned -16.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

532937IndustryMarket
7 Day18.7%11.4%6.4%
30 Day10.1%9.1%9.5%
90 Day-7.5%-22.2%-7.4%
1 Year-7.4%-8.6%-34.2%-49.1%-13.1%-14.8%
3 Year-15.9%-17.6%-46.1%-58.7%-3.7%-8.8%
5 Year365.9%349.1%15.8%-16.0%23.7%12.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

4.31x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 532937 (₹401.95) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹28.99)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 532937 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 532937 is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.3x) compared to the Forestry industry average (7.2x).

PE vs Market: 532937 is good value based on its PE Ratio (4.3x) compared to the Indian market (10.5x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 532937's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 532937 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the IN Forestry industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

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

17.9%

Forecasted Materials 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 Kuantum Papers 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 Kuantum Papers performed over the past 5 years?

27.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 532937 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 532937's current net profit margins (10.4%) are higher than last year (10.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 532937's earnings have grown significantly by 27% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 532937's earnings growth over the past year (5.1%) is below its 5-year average (27% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 532937 earnings growth over the past year (5.1%) underperformed the Forestry industry 5.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 532937's Return on Equity (10.2%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Kuantum Papers's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 532937's short term assets (₹1.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₹1.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: 532937's short term assets (₹1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₹3.8B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 532937's debt to equity ratio (46.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 532937's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 108.6% to 46.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 532937's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (36.6%).

Interest Coverage: 532937's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Kuantum Papers's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.24%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 532937's dividend (1.24%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.8%).

High Dividend: 532937's dividend (1.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (3.34%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 532937's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 532937's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (5.4%), 532937's dividend payments are thoroughly 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.


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Management

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

1.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Pavan Khaitan (51yo)

no data

Tenure

₹25,309,026

Compensation

Shri Pavan Khaitan serves as the Managing Director of Amrit Banaspati Co., Ltd. Shri Khaitan serves as the Managing Director of Kuantum Papers Limited and also previously served in the same position until  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Pavan's total compensation ($USD335.94K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD50.08K).

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


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jagesh Khaitan
Chairman9.92yrs₹17.13m3.49% 122.4m
Pavan Khaitan
MD & Executive Directorno data₹25.31m0.31% 10.8m
Roshan Garg
CFO & President of Financeno datano datano data
Rajpal Puri
President of Technical1.83yrsno datano data
Puneet Verma
Vice President of Administration1.42yrsno datano data
Vivek Trehan
Compliance Officer & Company Secretaryno datano datano data
Sanjay Khosla
Vice President of Marketingno datano datano data
D. Chawda
President of Engineering1.83yrsno datano data
Manoj Aggarwal
Senior Vice President of Processno datano datano data
Bharat Bansal
Senior Vice President of Corporateno datano datano data

1.8yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 532937's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Jagesh Khaitan
Chairman9.92yrs₹17.13m3.49% 122.4m
Pavan Khaitan
MD & Executive Directorno data₹25.31m0.31% 10.8m
D. Sandhawalia
Additional Director9.83yrsno datano data
Shireen Sethi
Independent Director2.83yrs₹200.00kno data
Vivek Bihani
Independent Director2.83yrs₹125.00kno data
Bhavdeep Sardana
Independent Director1.5yrs₹25.00kno data

6.3yrs

Average Tenure

53.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 532937's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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

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


Key Information

  • Name: Kuantum Papers Limited
  • Ticker: 532937
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Paper Products
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: ₹3.508b
  • Shares outstanding: 8.73m
  • Website: https://www.kuantumpapers.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Kuantum Papers Limited
  • Tower A, Godrej Eternia
  • Plot 70, W1A FF
  • Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh
  • 160002
  • India

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
532937BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRJan 2008
KUANTUMNSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)YesEquity SharesININRJan 2008

Biography

Kuantum Papers Limited produces and sells wood free writing and printing paper in India. It offers maplitho, colored paper, ledger, cartridge, parchment, duplicating, and wood free specialty papers. The company’s products are used for printing books, trade directories, newsprint, diaries, calendars, and computer stationery, as well as for manufacturing note books and other stationery items. It also exports its products. The company was formerly known as ABC Paper Limited and changed its name to Kuantum Papers Limited in March 2012. Kuantum Papers Limited was incorporated in 1997 and is based in Chandigarh, India. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/06/04 14:23
End of Day Share Price2020/06/04 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.