NSEI:SCHAND

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Executive Summary

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. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Excellent balance sheet with high growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has S Chand's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

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

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-0.2%

SCHAND

0.6%

IN Media

2.1%

IN Market


1 Year Return

-31.5%

SCHAND

-13.4%

IN Media

7.0%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: SCHAND underperformed the Indian Media industry which returned -13.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: SCHAND underperformed the Indian Market which returned 7% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

SCHANDIndustryMarket
7 Day-0.2%0.6%2.1%
30 Day8.8%1.2%9.1%
90 Day-19.0%-8.6%9.3%
1 Year-31.5%-31.5%-12.0%-13.4%9.0%7.0%
3 Year-85.6%-85.7%-60.0%-61.5%6.7%1.5%
5 Yearn/a-47.6%-50.0%53.5%42.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is S Chand's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is S Chand undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: SCHAND (₹67.5) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹138.88)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: SCHAND is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the IN Media industry average.

PE vs Market: SCHAND 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 SCHAND's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: SCHAND is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.3x) compared to the IN Media industry average (1.3x).


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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?

80.8%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: SCHAND is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (7.2%).

Earnings vs Market: SCHAND is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.

High Growth Earnings: SCHAND's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: SCHAND's revenue (22% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Indian market (11.5% per year).

High Growth Revenue: SCHAND's revenue (22% per year) is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: SCHAND's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (7.6%).


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Past Performance

How has S Chand performed over the past 5 years?

-62.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: SCHAND is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: SCHAND is currently unprofitable.


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: SCHAND is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 62.6% per year.

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

Earnings vs Industry: SCHAND is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Media industry (-24.3%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: SCHAND has a negative Return on Equity (-9.31%), as it is currently unprofitable.


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Financial Health

How is S Chand's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: SCHAND's short term assets (₹4.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹2.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: SCHAND's short term assets (₹4.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹1.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: SCHAND's debt to equity ratio (27.4%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: SCHAND's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 41.5% to 27.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: SCHAND's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (30.7%).

Interest Coverage: SCHAND is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

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


Dividend Yield vs Market

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

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

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


Future Payout to Shareholders

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


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Management

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

4.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Himanshu Gupta (42 yo)

4.5yrs

Tenure

₹14,540,000

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 ($USD197.06K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD50.94K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Himanshu's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Leadership Team

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Himanshu Gupta
MD & Executive Director4.5yrs₹14.54m17.04%
₹ 396.4m
Saurabh Mittal
Group Chief Financial Officerno data₹9.90m0.27%
₹ 6.3m
Jagdeep Singh
Head of Legal & Secretarialno data₹5.52m0.00029%
₹ 6.7k
Dinesh Jhunjhnuwala
Executive Whole Time Director15.92yrs₹14.48m11%
₹ 255.8m
Atul Nischal
Executive Vice President of Academic & Professional Developmentno data₹4.06mno data
Atul Soni
Head of Investor Relationsno datano datano data
K. Thomas
Group Business Head of School & Higher Education4.25yrs₹6.80mno data
Shammi Manik
Business Head of Saraswati6.58yrs₹7.72mno data
Vinay Sharma
Business Head of Digitalno data₹5.70mno data
Arvind Srivastava
Head of Group Management Audit & Financeno datano datano data
Naveen Rajlani
Business Head of Madhubun & Chhaya5.33yrs₹6.42mno data
Ashish Gupta
Group Head of New Initiativesno datano datano data

4.9yrs

Average Tenure

48yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: SCHAND's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Himanshu Gupta
MD & Executive Director4.5yrs₹14.54m17.04%
₹ 396.4m
Dinesh Jhunjhnuwala
Executive Whole Time Director15.92yrs₹14.48m11%
₹ 255.8m
Desh Dogra
Independent Non-Executive Chairman4yrs₹450.00kno data
Savita Gupta
Non-Executive Director4.5yrsno data3.48%
₹ 81.0m
Gaurav Jhunjhnuwala
Non-Executive Director9.58yrsno data1.69%
₹ 39.4m
Archana Capoor
Independent Non-Executive Director4yrs₹430.00kno data
Sanjay Bhandarkar
Independent Non-Executive Director4yrs₹350.00k0.12%
₹ 2.9m
Rajagopalan Chandrashekar
Independent Non-Executive Director2.33yrs₹330.00kno data

4.3yrs

Average Tenure

56yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: SCHAND's board of directors are considered experienced (4.3 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.


Recent Insider Transactions

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 company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: S Chand and Company Limited
  • Ticker: SCHAND
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1970
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Sector: Media
  • Market Cap: ₹2.326b
  • Shares outstanding: 34.98m
  • Website: https://schandgroup.com

Number of Employees


Location

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

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
SCHANDNSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)YesEquity SharesININRMay 2017
540497BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRMay 2017

Biography

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 ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/11/26 12:29
End of Day Share Price2020/11/26 00:00
Earnings2020/09/30
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.