BSE:532937

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

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

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Fundamentals

Adequate balance sheet and fair value.

Risks

  • Kuantum Papers is not covered by any analysts.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.5%

BSE:532937

2.9%

IN Forestry

-0.7%

IN Market


1 Year Return

-45.1%

BSE:532937

-35.9%

IN Forestry

-12.1%

IN Market

532937 underperformed the Forestry industry which returned -35.9% over the past year.

532937 underperformed the Market in India which returned -12.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

532937IndustryMarket
7 Day-1.5%2.9%-0.7%
30 Day7.7%-3.0%-4.6%
90 Day-0.2%-8.1%-4.3%
1 Year-44.4%-45.1%-35.1%-35.9%-10.3%-12.1%
3 Year50.8%47.1%-2.8%-5.3%18.9%12.8%
5 Year406.8%388.6%80.8%73.2%37.6%24.7%

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 based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

4.49x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Kuantum Papers's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a moderate discount (< 20%).

Kuantum Papers's share price is above the future cash flow value, it's not available at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Kuantum Papers is good value based on earnings compared to the IN Forestry industry average.

Kuantum Papers is good value based on earnings compared to the India market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unable to calculate PEG ratio for Kuantum Papers, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Kuantum Papers is good value based on assets compared to the IN Forestry industry average.


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Future Growth

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

9.3%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unable to determine if Kuantum Papers is high growth as no revenue estimate data is available.

Kuantum Papers's earnings are expected to grow by 9.3% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unable to compare Kuantum Papers's revenue growth to the India market average as no estimate data is available.

Kuantum Papers's earnings growth is positive but not above the India market average.

Kuantum Papers's earnings growth is expected to exceed the low risk savings rate of 7.6%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unable to establish if Kuantum Papers will efficiently use shareholders’ funds in the future without estimates of Return on Equity.


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Past Performance

How has Kuantum Papers performed over the past 5 years?

27.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Kuantum Papers has delivered over 20% year on year earnings growth in the past 5 years.

Kuantum Papers's 1-year earnings growth is less than its 5-year average (4.8% vs 27.3%)

Kuantum Papers's earnings growth has not exceeded the IN Forestry industry average in the past year (4.8% vs 43.2%).


Return on Equity

Kuantum Papers has not efficiently used shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity less than 20%).


Return on Assets

Kuantum Papers used its assets more efficiently than the IN Forestry industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Kuantum Papers has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Kuantum Papers's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Kuantum Papers is able to meet its short term (1 year) commitments with its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Kuantum Papers's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Kuantum Papers's level of debt (51.5%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has been reduced over the past 5 years (105.8% vs 51.5% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (34.4%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 6.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.5x debt.


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Dividend

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

1.26%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Kuantum Papers's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in India (0.63%).

Kuantum Papers's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in India (2.52%).

Dividends per share have been volatile in the past 10 years (annual drop of over 20%).

Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are thoroughly covered by earnings (17.7x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Insufficient estimate data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be sustainable.


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Management

What is the CEO of Kuantum Papers's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

1.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Pavan Khaitan (51yo)

₹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

Pavan's remuneration is higher than average for companies of similar size in India.

Pavan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year, both up more than 20%.


Management Age and Tenure

1.0yrs

Average Tenure

51yo

Average Age

The average tenure for the Kuantum Papers management team is less than 2 years, this suggests a new team.


Board Age and Tenure

9.0yrs

Average Tenure

56yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Kuantum Papers board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

No 3 month open market individual insider trading information.


Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Pavan Khaitan (51yo)

    MD & Executive Director

    • Compensation: 25.31m
  • Roshan Garg

    CFO & President of Finance

  • Vivek Trehan

    Compliance Officer & Company Secretary

  • Puneet Verma (50yo)

    Vice President of Human Resource

  • Sanjay Khosla

    Vice President of Marketing

  • Amarjit Saran

    Senior Vice President of Admn & Material

    • Tenure: 1.0yrs
  • Manoj Aggarwal

    Senior Vice President of Process

  • D. Chawda

    President of Engineering

    • Tenure: 1.0yrs
  • Rajpal Puri

    President of Technical

    • Tenure: 1.0yrs
  • Jagesh Khaitan (74yo)

    Chairman

    • Compensation: 17.13m

Board Members

  • Pavan Khaitan (51yo)

    MD & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 12.2yrs
    • Compensation: 25.31m
  • Jagesh Khaitan (74yo)

    Chairman

    • Tenure: 9.1yrs
    • Compensation: 17.13m
  • Yashovardhan Saboo (60yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 12.1yrs
    • Compensation: 200.00k
  • D. Sandhawalia (56yo)

    Additional Director

    • Tenure: 9.0yrs
  • Shireen Sethi

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.0yrs
    • Compensation: 200.00k
  • Vivek Bihani

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 2.0yrs
    • Compensation: 125.00k
  • Bhavdeep Sardana (44yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.7yrs
    • Compensation: 25.00k

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: ₹3.475b
  • Shares outstanding: 8.73m
  • Website: Click here

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

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 co ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/08/17 12:52
End of Day Share Price2019/08/16 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.