KUANTUM Stock Overview
Kuantum Papers Limited produces, markets, and sells wood free writing and printing paper in India.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₹81.30|
|52 Week High||₹103.95|
|52 Week Low||₹42.60|
|1 Month Change||3.30%|
|3 Month Change||-0.91%|
|1 Year Change||90.85%|
|3 Year Change||n/a|
|5 Year Change||n/a|
|Change since IPO||81.68%|
Recent News & Updates
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|KUANTUM||IN Forestry||IN Market|
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.
|KUANTUM Average Weekly Movement||6.5%|
|Forestry Industry Average Movement||5.6%|
|Market Average Movement||6.0%|
|10% most volatile stocks in IN Market||9.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in IN Market||3.8%|
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
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
|KUANTUM fundamental statistics|
Is KUANTUM overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|KUANTUM income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₹3.00b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||1.64|
|Net Profit Margin||2.24%|
How did KUANTUM perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
Is Kuantum Papers undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
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).
How is Kuantum Papers forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
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.
How has Kuantum Papers performed over the past 5 years?
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.
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).
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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Pavan Khaitan (53 yo)
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.
Experienced Board: KUANTUM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.8 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.
Kuantum Papers Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- 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
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/11/27 12:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/11/26 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.