Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited manufactures and sells fertilizers and industrial products in India.
Good value average dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: GSFC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: GSFC underperformed the Indian Chemicals industry which returned 18.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: GSFC underperformed the Indian Market which returned 2.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 day ago | Simply Wall StGujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (NSE:GSFC) Takes On Some Risk With Its Use Of Debt
2 weeks ago | Simply Wall StWhat Does Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited's (NSE:GSFC) Share Price Indicate?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StReturns On Capital At Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals (NSE:GSFC) Paint An Interesting Picture
Is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: GSFC (₹63.05) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹92.96)
Significantly Below Fair Value: GSFC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: GSFC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the IN Chemicals industry average (12.9x).
PE vs Market: GSFC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (22.9x) compared to the Indian market (13.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: GSFC is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: GSFC is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the IN Chemicals industry average (1.1x).
How is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: GSFC's forecast earnings growth (49.7% per year) is above the savings rate (7.2%).
Earnings vs Market: GSFC's earnings (49.7% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Indian market (23.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: GSFC's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (10% per year).
High Growth Revenue: GSFC's revenue (5.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: GSFC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.6%).
How has Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: GSFC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: GSFC's current net profit margins (1.4%) are lower than last year (5.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: GSFC's earnings have declined by 11.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: GSFC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: GSFC had negative earnings growth (-77.8%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Chemicals industry average (1.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: GSFC's Return on Equity (1.6%) is considered low.
How is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: GSFC's short term assets (₹44.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹23.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: GSFC's short term assets (₹44.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹9.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: GSFC's debt to equity ratio (21.9%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: GSFC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 16.6% to 21.9% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: GSFC's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: GSFC's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.3x coverage).
What is Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: GSFC's dividend (1.9%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.63%).
High Dividend: GSFC's dividend (1.9%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (2.63%).
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.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.6%), GSFC's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: GSFC's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (41.4% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
|Executive Director of Finance & CFO||7.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of OP-I||no data||no data||no data|
|VP of IR||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary & Senior VP of Legal||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Marketing||0.58yr||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||2.58yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of IP||no data||no data||no data|
|Chief of Safety & Fire Service||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Project||0.42yr||no data||no data|
|Senior VP of MM||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of I&M Bureau||no data||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: GSFC's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
|Independent Non-Executive Director||14.08yrs||₹180.00k||0.00036% |
|Independent Non-Executive Director||14.08yrs||₹70.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||14.08yrs||₹200.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Director||14.08yrs||₹10.00k||no data|
|Chairman of the Board||0.67yr||₹50.00k||no data|
|Independent Non-Executive Woman Director||6yrs||₹110.00k||no data|
|Director||0.67yr||no data||no data|
|Additional Non–Executive Director||0.58yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: GSFC's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 10 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 State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited's company bio, 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
- Market Cap: ₹25.124b
- Shares outstanding: 398.48m
- Website: https://www.gsfclimited.com
Number of Employees
- Gujarat State Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited
- P. O. Fertilizernagar
- Vadodara District
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|500690||BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Jul 1995|
|GSFC||NSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Jul 1995|
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, ...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/08/08 12:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/08/07 00:00|
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