GSFC Stock Overview
Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited manufactures and sells fertilizers and industrial products in India.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₹130.25|
|52 Week High||₹198.80|
|52 Week Low||₹98.10|
|1 Month Change||-23.63%|
|3 Month Change||-25.17%|
|1 Year Change||11.90%|
|3 Year Change||43.76%|
|5 Year Change||5.77%|
|Change since IPO||352.26%|
Recent News & Updates
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|GSFC||IN Chemicals||IN Market|
Return vs Industry: GSFC exceeded the Indian Chemicals industry which returned -3.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GSFC exceeded the Indian Market which returned 0.1% over the past year.
|GSFC Average Weekly Movement||8.3%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||6.5%|
|Market Average Movement||6.8%|
|10% most volatile stocks in IN Market||9.8%|
|10% least volatile stocks in IN Market||4.4%|
Stable Share Price: GSFC is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.
Volatility Over Time: GSFC's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited manufactures and sells fertilizers and industrial products in India. The company offers industrial products, such as anhydrous ammonia, argon gas, caprolactam, melamine, methanol, methyl ethyl ketoxime, nylon-6, oleum, sulphuric acid, anone-anol mixture, cyclohexane, cyclohexanone, hydroxylamine sulphate, nitric acid, and technical grade urea. It also provides fertilizer products, including neem urea, ammonium sulphate, di-ammonium phosphate, ammonium phosphate sulphate, NPK, water soluble fertilizers, muriate of potash, micro mixes, and gypsum, as well as agro products.
Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Fundamentals Summary
|GSFC fundamental statistics|
Is GSFC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|GSFC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₹63.18b|
Last Reported Earnings
Mar 31, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||22.55|
|Net Profit Margin||9.89%|
How did GSFC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is GSFC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 3/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for GSFC?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is GSFC's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does GSFC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|GSFC PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
BHARATRAS Bharat Rasayan
524230 Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilizers
538666 Sharda Cropchem
500645 Deepak Fertilisers And Petrochemicals
GSFC Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: GSFC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.8x) compared to the peer average (14.8x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does GSFC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the IN Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: GSFC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.8x) compared to the Indian Chemicals industry average (16.8x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is GSFC'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.
|Current PE Ratio||5.8x|
|Fair PE Ratio||8.2x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: GSFC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (5.8x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (8.2x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of GSFC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: GSFC (₹130.25) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹28.9)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GSFC is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GSFC's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
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How is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GSFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-22.2% per year).
Earnings vs Market: GSFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-22.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: GSFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GSFC's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (11.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GSFC's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if GSFC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time
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How has Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score5/6
Past Performance Score 5/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GSFC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GSFC's current net profit margins (9.9%) are higher than last year (5.9%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GSFC's earnings have grown by 14.7% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GSFC's earnings growth over the past year (99.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (14.7% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: GSFC earnings growth over the past year (99.6%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 29.1%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: GSFC's Return on Equity (7.6%) is considered low.
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How is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals's financial position?
Financial Health Score6/6
Financial Health Score 6/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GSFC's short term assets (₹45.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹13.7B).
Long Term Liabilities: GSFC's short term assets (₹45.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹9.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GSFC has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: GSFC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 12.2% to 0.02% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GSFC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (8407.8%).
Interest Coverage: GSFC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (116.7x coverage).
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What is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 4/6
Future Dividend Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GSFC's dividend (1.92%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.42%).
High Dividend: GSFC's dividend (1.92%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.87%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: GSFC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: GSFC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (11.1%), GSFC's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonable cash payout ratio (70%), GSFC's dividend payments are covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Mukesh Puri (58 yo)
Shri. Mukesh Gulshanrai Puri, IAS, served as Chairman (Nominee of Government of Gujarat) of Gujarat Industries Power Company Limited since 2022 until April 26, 2022. He serves as Managing Director and Exec...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Mukesh's total compensation ($USD16.86) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD336.16K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Mukesh's compensation with company performance.
Experienced Management: GSFC's management team is considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: GSFC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.
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 State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited
- Ticker: GSFC
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1962
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: ₹51.961b
- Shares outstanding: 398.48m
- Website: https://www.gsfclimited.com
Number of Employees
- Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited
- P. O. Fertilizernagar
- Vadodara District
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/07/01 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/07/01 00:00|
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.