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15 Aug, 2022


Company Financials
KIOCL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health4/6

KIOCL Stock Overview

KIOCL Limited manufactures and sells iron oxide pellets for steel plants in India.

KIOCL Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for KIOCL
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹192.70
52 Week High₹319.00
52 Week Low₹166.65
1 Month Change-1.21%
3 Month Change-7.93%
1 Year Change-29.27%
3 Year Change56.60%
5 Year Change135.29%
Change since IPO1,735.24%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

KIOCLIN Metals and MiningIN Market

Return vs Industry: KIOCL underperformed the Indian Metals and Mining industry which returned -13% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KIOCL underperformed the Indian Market which returned 8.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KIOCL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KIOCL volatility
KIOCL Average Weekly Movement7.0%
Metals and Mining Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement6.4%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.0%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.1%

Stable Share Price: KIOCL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KIOCL's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1976167Thimmalagundhi Saminathan

KIOCL Limited manufactures and sells iron oxide pellets for steel plants in India. The company operates through two segments, Pellet and Pig Iron. It produces and sells iron ore pellets; and pig iron.

KIOCL Fundamentals Summary

How do KIOCL's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KIOCL fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹117.11b
Earnings (TTM)₹537.10m
Revenue (TTM)₹23.31b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KIOCL income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹20.45b
Gross Profit₹2.86b
Other Expenses₹2.32b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)0.88
Gross Margin12.27%
Net Profit Margin2.30%
Debt/Equity Ratio5.9%

How did KIOCL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is KIOCL undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for KIOCL?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

KIOCL key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue4.6x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA253x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does KIOCL's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

KIOCL PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for KIOCL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.4x
520111 Ratnamani Metals & Tubes
532508 Jindal Stainless
543299 Shyam Metalics and Energy
500265 Maharashtra Seamless

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: KIOCL is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (5x) compared to the peer average (1.4x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does KIOCL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the IN Metals and Mining Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: KIOCL is expensive based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (5x) compared to the Indian Metals and Mining industry average (0.7x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is KIOCL's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

KIOCL PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio5x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KIOCL's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of KIOCL when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: KIOCL (₹192.7) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹14.9)

Significantly Below Fair Value: KIOCL is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Insufficient data to show price forecast.

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Future Growth

How is KIOCL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


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 KIOCL 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 KIOCL's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • KIOCL competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has KIOCL performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KIOCL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: KIOCL's current net profit margins (2.3%) are lower than last year (16.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KIOCL's earnings have grown significantly by 34.5% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KIOCL's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: KIOCL had negative earnings growth (-89.4%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Metals and Mining industry average (33.7%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: KIOCL's Return on Equity (2.5%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is KIOCL's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 4/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KIOCL's short term assets (₹20.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹3.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: KIOCL's short term assets (₹20.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹2.1B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KIOCL has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if KIOCL's debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KIOCL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (55.6%).

Interest Coverage: KIOCL's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.7x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is KIOCL current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: KIOCL's dividend (0.82%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.39%).

High Dividend: KIOCL's dividend (0.82%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.7%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: KIOCL has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: KIOCL's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 6 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (200.3%), KIOCL's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: KIOCL is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Thimmalagundhi Saminathan (58 yo)





Mr. Thimmalagundhi Saminathan serves as Chairman and Managing Director at KIOCL Limited since September 07, 2021 and also serves as its Chief Executive Officer since November 12, 2021. He has been an Execu...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Thimmalagundhi's total compensation ($USD54.81K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD565.27K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Thimmalagundhi's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: KIOCL's management team is considered experienced (2.4 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: KIOCL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.9 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

KIOCL Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: KIOCL Limited
  • Ticker: KIOCL
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1976
  • Industry: Steel
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹117.114b
  • Shares outstanding: 607.75m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • KIOCL Limited
  • II Block
  • Koramangala
  • Bengaluru
  • Karnataka
  • 560034
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/15 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.