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S Chand BSE:540497 Stock Report

Last Price

₹171.55

Market Cap

₹5.8b

7D

20.6%

1Y

49.4%

Updated

18 Aug, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
540497 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation4/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health5/6
Dividends0/6

540497 Stock Overview

S Chand and Company Limited, an education content company, develops and delivers content, solutions, and services for the early learning, K-12, and higher education segments in India.

S Chand Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for S Chand
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹171.55
52 Week High₹169.05
52 Week Low₹92.20
Beta1.25
1 Month Change36.64%
3 Month Change74.61%
1 Year Change49.43%
3 Year Change252.98%
5 Year Change-63.77%
Change since IPO-74.62%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

540497IN MediaIN Market
7D20.6%4.0%2.7%
1Y49.4%16.4%9.8%

Return vs Industry: 540497 exceeded the Indian Media industry which returned 16.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 540497 exceeded the Indian Market which returned 9.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 540497's price volatile compared to industry and market?
540497 volatility
540497 Average Weekly Movement7.9%
Media Industry Average Movement6.3%
Market Average Movement6.3%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.0%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.1%

Stable Share Price: 540497 is more volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 8% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 540497's weekly volatility (8%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Indian stocks.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19701,610Himanshu Guptahttps://schandgroup.com

S Chand and Company Limited, an education content company, develops and delivers content, solutions, and services for the early learning, K-12, and higher education segments in India. The company provides instructional resources to students from ages four through eighteen years; test preparation, and college and university/technical and professional content; early learning content for 0-4 years of age; and digital and interactive content, as well as service offerings under the S Chand, Vikas, Madhubun, Saraswati, Chhaya Prakashani, mylestone, Test Coach, BPI, Smartivity, SamrtK, Destination Success, Mystudygear, Ignitor, and Learnflix brand names. It also offers Flipclass, a marketplace for tutoring.

S Chand Fundamentals Summary

How do S Chand's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
540497 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹5.78b
Earnings (TTM)₹454.96m
Revenue (TTM)₹5.52b

13.2x

P/E Ratio

1.1x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
540497 income statement (TTM)
Revenue₹5.52b
Cost of Revenue₹1.97b
Gross Profit₹3.56b
Other Expenses₹3.10b
Earnings₹454.96m

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date

n/a

Earnings per share (EPS)12.98
Gross Margin64.42%
Net Profit Margin8.24%
Debt/Equity Ratio21.5%

How did 540497 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.

Valuation

Is 540497 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score

4/6

Valuation Score 4/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings 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 540497?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

540497 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/Revenue1.3x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA6x
PEG Ratio0.8x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does 540497's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

540497 PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for 540497 vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average10x
533217 Hindustan Media Ventures
10.1xn/a₹4.4b
526725 Sandesh
6.6xn/a₹5.8b
532662 HT Media
9.3xn/a₹4.7b
532440 MPS
13.8x8.7%₹11.9b
540497 S Chand
13.2x15.9%₹6.0b

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 540497 is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.2x) compared to the peer average (10x).


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does 540497's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the IN Media Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 540497 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.2x) compared to the Indian Media industry average (15.5x)


Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is 540497's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

540497 PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio13.2x
Fair PE Ratio15.3x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 540497 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (13.2x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (15.4x).


Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of 540497 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: 540497 (₹171.55) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹248.68)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 540497 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


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 S Chand forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?

Future Growth Score

2/6

Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


15.9%

Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 540497's forecast earnings growth (15.9% per year) is above the savings rate (6.8%).

Earnings vs Market: 540497's earnings (15.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (18.6% per year).

High Growth Earnings: 540497's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: 540497's revenue (10.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Indian market (10.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: 540497's revenue (10.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if 540497's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has S Chand performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score

2/6

Past Performance Score 2/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


-33.2%

Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 540497 has a large one-off gain of ₹86.1M impacting its June 30 2022 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 540497 became profitable in the past.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 540497 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by -33.2% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 540497 has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 540497 has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (14%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 540497's Return on Equity (5.4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is S Chand's financial position?

Financial Health Score

5/6

Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 540497's short term assets (₹5.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹2.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: 540497's short term assets (₹5.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹885.1M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 540497's net debt to equity ratio (11.7%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 540497's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 60.8% to 21.5% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 540497's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (58.5%).

Interest Coverage: 540497's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (2.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is S Chand current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score

0/6

Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 540497's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 540497'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 540497's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 540497's dividend payments have been increasing.


Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: 540497 is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.


Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as 540497 has not reported any payouts.


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Management

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

7.7yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Himanshu Gupta (44 yo)

6.25yrs

Tenure

₹10,120,000

Compensation

Mr. Himanshu Gupta serves as Managing Director of S Chand and Company Limited since May 20, 2016 and served as its Joint Managing Director until May 20, 2016. He serves as a Director of S Chand and Compan...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Himanshu's total compensation ($USD127.46K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD37.82K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 540497's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.7 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: 540497's board of directors are considered experienced (6.3 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

S Chand and Company Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: S Chand and Company Limited
  • Ticker: 540497
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1970
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹5.784b
  • Shares outstanding: 35.04m
  • Website: https://schandgroup.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • S Chand and Company Limited
  • A-27, Mohan Co-Operative Industrial Est.
  • 2nd Floor
  • New Delhi
  • Delhi
  • 110044
  • India

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/18 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/18 00:00
Earnings2022/06/30
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.