Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited manufactures and markets fertilizers and chemicals in India.
Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GNFC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GNFC underperformed the Indian Chemicals industry which returned 13.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GNFC underperformed the Indian Market which returned -6.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
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Is Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals 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: GNFC (₹164.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹47.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GNFC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GNFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (5x) compared to the IN Chemicals industry average (10.9x).
PE vs Market: GNFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (5x) compared to the Indian market (12.5x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate GNFC's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GNFC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the IN Chemicals industry average (1x).
How is Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals 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 Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals 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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How has Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GNFC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GNFC's current net profit margins (9.8%) are lower than last year (12.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GNFC has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 41.7% per year.
Accelerating Growth: GNFC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GNFC had negative earnings growth (-32.1%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GNFC's Return on Equity (9.6%) is considered low.
How is Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GNFC's short term assets (₹36.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹18.0B).
Long Term Liabilities: GNFC's short term assets (₹36.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹13.2B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GNFC's debt to equity ratio (16.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: GNFC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 152% to 16.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GNFC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.3%).
Interest Coverage: GNFC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (52.6x coverage).
What is Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GNFC's dividend (3.04%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.68%).
High Dividend: GNFC's dividend (3.04%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (2.75%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GNFC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GNFC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (15.3%), GNFC's dividend payments are well 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 board tenure
M. Dagur (62yo)
Mr. M. S. Dagur, IAS, has been Managing Director and Director at Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited since July 16, 2018. Mr. Dagur served as Managing Director of Gujarat Alkalies & Chem ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: M.'s total compensation ($USD69.35K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD357.33K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare M.'s compensation with company performance.
|MD & Executive Director||2yrs||₹5.21m||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||0.58yr||₹55.00k||no data|
|Additional Independent Woman Director||0.33yr||no data||no data|
|Additional Director||0.083yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.92yrs||₹75.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.75yrs||no data||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||5.75yrs||₹225.00k||no data|
|Non-Independent Non-Executive Director||4.75yrs||₹180.00k||no data|
Experienced Board: GNFC's board of directors are considered experienced (3.4 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.
Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited
- Ticker: GNFC
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1976
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: ₹26.577b
- Shares outstanding: 155.42m
- Website: https://www.gnfc.in
Number of Employees
- Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited
- P.O. Narmadanagar
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|500670||BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||May 1995|
|GNFC||NSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||May 1995|
Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited manufactures and markets fertilizers and chemicals in India. It offers fertilizers, such as urea, ammonium nitrophosphate, neem de-oiled cake, and water soluble under the NARMADA brand name. The company also trades in diammonium phosphate, muriate of potash, single super phosphate, ammonium sulphate, and city compost. In addition, it provides industrial chemicals, such as methanol, acetic acid, toluene di – isocyanate, aniline, concentrated nitric acid, weak nitric acid, formic acid, ammonium nitrate, ethyl acetate, methyl formate, calcium carbonate, nitrobenzene, and catsol, as well as other products comprising hydrochloric acid, liquid nitrogen, ortho-toluene diamine, meta-toluene diamine, dilute sulphuric acid, dilute nitric acid, and sodium hypochlorite used by a range of manufacturers, processors, and chemical operators. Further, the company offers information technology services consisting of digital signature certificates, eSign, time stamping, e-procurement, e-governance, data center, closed-circuit television surveillance, cloud, software application, authentication, and payment gateway services; and security services, such as managed IT, as well as infrastructure design and building services. The company was formerly known as Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers Co. Ltd. Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited was founded in 1976 and is headquartered in Bharuch, India.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/07/14 12:52|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/07/14 00:00|
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