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Kuantum PapersNSEI:KUANTUM Stock Report

Market Cap

₹6.9b

7D

-7.2%

1Y

90.6%

Updated

13 Oct, 2021

Data

Company Financials
KUANTUM fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation1/6
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health0/6
Dividends0/6

KUANTUM 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₹79.50
52 Week High₹37.10
52 Week Low₹103.95
Beta0.72
1 Month Change3.05%
3 Month Change0.13%
1 Year Change90.65%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO77.65%

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

To find a multi-bagger stock, what are the underlying trends we should look for in a business? Typically, we'll want to...

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...

Mar 29
Kuantum Papers (NSE:KUANTUM) Has No Shortage Of Debt

Kuantum Papers (NSE:KUANTUM) Has No Shortage Of Debt

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

Shareholder Returns

KUANTUMIN ForestryIN Market
7D-7.2%1.0%1.3%
1Y90.6%141.8%63.3%

Return vs Industry: KUANTUM underperformed the Indian Forestry industry which returned 141.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: KUANTUM exceeded the Indian Market which returned 63.3% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is KUANTUM's price volatile compared to industry and market?
KUANTUM volatility
KUANTUM Beta0.72
Industry Beta0.74
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: KUANTUM is more volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: KUANTUM's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Indian stocks.

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₹6.91b
Earnings (TTM)-₹19.15m
Revenue (TTM)₹5.04b

1.4x

P/S Ratio

-360.7x

P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
KUANTUM income statement (TTM)
Revenue₹5.04b
Cost of Revenue₹3.52b
Gross Profit₹1.52b
Expenses₹1.53b
Earnings-₹19.15m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)-0.22
Gross Margin30.08%
Net Profit Margin-0.38%
Debt/Equity Ratio82.5%

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?

0.85x

Price to Book (PB) 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 unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Indian Forestry industry average.

PE vs Market: KUANTUM is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Indian market.


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 (0.8x) compared to the IN Forestry industry average (1.1x).


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?

-15.9%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: KUANTUM is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: KUANTUM is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: KUANTUM is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 15.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare KUANTUM's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: KUANTUM is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Forestry industry (8.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: KUANTUM has a negative Return on Equity (-0.23%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Financial Health

How is Kuantum Papers's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: KUANTUM's short term assets (₹1.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₹1.5B).

Long Term Liabilities: KUANTUM's short term assets (₹1.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₹6.5B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: KUANTUM's debt to equity ratio (82.5%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: KUANTUM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 37.6% to 82.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: KUANTUM's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (11.8%).

Interest Coverage: KUANTUM's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.4x 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?

7.7yrs

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 ($USD86.34K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD39.68K).

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 (7.7 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: ₹6.907b
  • 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 Analysis2021/10/13 15:46
End of Day Share Price2021/10/13 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.