Kuantum Papers Limited produces and sells wood free writing and printing paper in India.
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.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
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.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Kuantum Papers's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is Kuantum Papers 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: 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).
How is Kuantum Papers forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
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- Examine whether Kuantum Papers 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.
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How has Kuantum Papers performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
What is Kuantum Papers's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Pavan Khaitan (51yo)
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.
|MD & Executive Director||no data||₹25.31m||0.31% ₹10.8m|
|CFO & President of Finance||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Technical||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Administration||1.42yrs||no data||no data|
|Compliance Officer & Company Secretary||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|President of Engineering||1.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Process||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Corporate||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: 532937's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|MD & Executive Director||no data||₹25.31m||0.31% ₹10.8m|
|Additional Director||9.83yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||₹200.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||2.83yrs||₹125.00k||no data|
|Independent Director||1.5yrs||₹25.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: 532937's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Kuantum Papers Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
- Kuantum Papers Limited
- Tower A, Godrej Eternia
- Plot 70, W1A FF
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|532937||BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Jan 2008|
|KUANTUM||NSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Jan 2008|
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
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/06/04 14:23|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/06/04 00:00|
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