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Kuantum PapersNSEI:KUANTUM Stock Report

Market Cap

₹7.1b

7D

-2.2%

1Y

90.8%

Updated

27 Nov, 2021

Data

Company Financials
KUANTUM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance1/6
Financial Health1/6
Dividends0/6

KUANTUM Stock Overview

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

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Kuantum Papers
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹81.30
52 Week High₹103.95
52 Week Low₹42.60
Beta0.74
1 Month Change3.30%
3 Month Change-0.91%
1 Year Change90.85%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO81.68%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 30
Kuantum Papers (NSE:KUANTUM) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

Kuantum Papers (NSE:KUANTUM) Might Be Having Difficulty Using Its Capital Effectively

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Aug 18
These 4 Measures Indicate That Kuantum Papers (NSE:KUANTUM) Is Using Debt In A Risky Way

These 4 Measures Indicate That Kuantum Papers (NSE:KUANTUM) Is Using Debt In A Risky Way

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

May 05
Tread With Caution Around Kuantum Papers Limited's (NSE:KUANTUM) 0.3% Dividend Yield

Tread With Caution Around Kuantum Papers Limited's (NSE:KUANTUM) 0.3% Dividend Yield

Dividend paying stocks like Kuantum Papers Limited ( NSE:KUANTUM ) tend to be popular with investors, and for good...

Shareholder Returns

KUANTUMIN ForestryIN Market
7D-2.2%-2.8%-3.3%
1Y90.8%120.7%43.0%

Return vs Industry: KUANTUM underperformed the Indian Forestry industry which returned 120.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KUANTUM exceeded the Indian Market which returned 43% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KUANTUM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KUANTUM volatility
KUANTUM Average Weekly Movement6.5%
Forestry Industry Average Movement5.6%
Market Average Movement6.0%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.0%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market3.8%

Stable Share Price: KUANTUM is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 6% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KUANTUM's weekly volatility (6%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19971,351Pavan Khaitanhttps://www.kuantumpapers.com

Kuantum Papers Limited produces, markets, 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 company’s products are used for printing books, trade directories, newsprint, diaries, calendars, and computer stationery, as well as for manufacturing notebooks and other stationery items.

Kuantum Papers Fundamentals Summary

How do Kuantum Papers's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
KUANTUM fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹7.07b
Earnings (TTM)₹142.74m
Revenue (TTM)₹6.36b

49.5x

P/E Ratio

1.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KUANTUM income statement (TTM)
Revenue₹6.36b
Cost of Revenue₹3.00b
Gross Profit₹3.36b
Expenses₹3.22b
Earnings₹142.74m

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)1.64
Gross Margin52.86%
Net Profit Margin2.24%
Debt/Equity Ratio87.1%

How did KUANTUM perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Valuation

Is Kuantum Papers undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

49.55x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KUANTUM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate KUANTUM's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: KUANTUM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (49.5x) compared to the Indian Forestry industry average (11.9x).

PE vs Market: KUANTUM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (49.5x) compared to the Indian market (18.9x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate KUANTUM's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: KUANTUM is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.9x) compared to the IN Forestry industry average (1x).


Future Growth

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

13.2%

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 Kuantum Papers 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.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.


Past Performance

How has Kuantum Papers performed over the past 5 years?

-21.7%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KUANTUM has a large one-off loss of ₹48.9M impacting its September 30 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: KUANTUM's current net profit margins (2.2%) are lower than last year (2.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KUANTUM's earnings have declined by 21.7% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: KUANTUM's earnings growth over the past year (17.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-21.7% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: KUANTUM earnings growth over the past year (17.7%) underperformed the Forestry industry 42.3%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: KUANTUM's Return on Equity (1.7%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is Kuantum Papers's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KUANTUM's short term assets (₹1.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹1.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: KUANTUM's short term assets (₹1.9B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₹6.9B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KUANTUM's net debt to equity ratio (85.1%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KUANTUM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37.8% to 87.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KUANTUM's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (10.9%).

Interest Coverage: KUANTUM's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate KUANTUM's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate KUANTUM's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KUANTUM's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if KUANTUM's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: KUANTUM is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of KUANTUM's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Indian market.


Next Steps

Management

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

7.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Pavan Khaitan (53 yo)

no data

Tenure

₹6,515,972

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

Compensation vs Market: Pavan's total compensation ($USD86.82K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD39.78K).

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


Board Members

Experienced Board: KUANTUM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Kuantum Papers Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Kuantum Papers Limited
  • Ticker: KUANTUM
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1997
  • Industry: Paper Products
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: ₹7.073b
  • Shares outstanding: 87.26m
  • Website: https://www.kuantumpapers.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Kuantum Papers Limited
  • Tower A, Godrej Eternia
  • Plot 70, W1A FF
  • Chandigarh
  • Chandigarh
  • 160002
  • India

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/11/27 12:06
End of Day Share Price2021/11/26 00:00
Earnings2021/09/30
Annual Earnings2021/03/31


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.