Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Control Print Limited manufactures and sells coding and marking machines and consumables in India and internationally.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.

Share Price & News

How has Control Print's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 522295 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




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IN Market

1 Year Return




IN Electronic


IN Market

Return vs Industry: 522295 underperformed the Indian Electronic industry which returned 51.4% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 522295 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 11.1% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.3%3.4%-0.8%
30 Day-2.4%20.9%-2.3%
90 Day25.1%26.4%2.1%
1 Year10.4%7.3%50.7%49.5%13.1%11.1%
3 Year10.9%3.0%111.2%105.7%22.9%16.2%
5 Year131.6%109.2%90.6%83.6%34.9%22.6%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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Is Control Print 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: 522295 (₹280) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹216.08)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 522295 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 522295 is good value based on its PE Ratio (13.7x) compared to the Electronic industry average (14x).

PE vs Market: 522295 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.7x) compared to the Indian market (13.4x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 522295's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 522295 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.2x) compared to the IN Electronic industry average (0.8x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Tech 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 Control Print 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.

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Past Performance

How has Control Print performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 522295 has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 522295's current net profit margins (17.1%) are lower than last year (17.3%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 522295's earnings have grown by 9% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 522295's earnings growth over the past year (10.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (9% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 522295 earnings growth over the past year (10.6%) underperformed the Electronic industry 10.6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 522295's Return on Equity (16%) is considered low.

Return on Assets

Return on Capital Employed

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Financial Health

How is Control Print's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 522295's short term assets (₹1.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹323.9M).

Long Term Liabilities: 522295's short term assets (₹1.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹224.9M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 522295's debt to equity ratio (0.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: 522295's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 7.8% to 0.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 522295's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (7662%).

Interest Coverage: 522295's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (201.8x coverage).

Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 522295 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 522295's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 374x debt).

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What is Control Print's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market


Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: 522295's dividend (2.5%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.59%).

High Dividend: 522295's dividend (2.5%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (2.52%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, 522295 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 522295's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 7 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (31.9%), 522295's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

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


Average management tenure


Basant Kabra (73yo)





Mr. Basant S. Kabra has been the Managing Director of Control Print Ltd since January 2008 and serves as its Chairman. He serves as Director of M/s. Silver Plastochem Pvt., Limited. He has been a Director  ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Basant's total compensation ($USD259.50K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD50.21K).

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

Leadership Team

Basant Kabra
Chairman & MD12.1yrs₹18.56m6.45% 293.4m
Shiva Kabra
Joint MD & Whole-Time Director13.6yrs₹18.53m9.62% 437.2m
Rahul Khettry
Chief Financial Officer4.1yrs₹6.16mno data
Reena Shah
Compliance Officer & Company Secretary3yrs₹992.00kno data
V. Krishnan
Head of Human Resources Department & Administration0yrsno datano data
Sunil Wakade
Head of Manufacturing0yrsno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Management: 522295's management team is considered experienced (3.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Basant Kabra
Chairman & MD12.1yrs₹18.56m6.45% 293.4m
Shiva Kabra
Joint MD & Whole-Time Director13.6yrs₹18.53m9.62% 437.2m
Gaurav Himatsingka
Independent Director14.1yrs₹440.00k0.092% 4.2m
Shyam Sunder Jangid
Independent Director16.6yrs₹500.00kno data
Rakesh Shiv Agrawal
Independent Director9.3yrs₹310.00kno data
Ritu Joshi
Non-Executive Non Independent Director2.2yrs₹170.00k3.33% 151.5m


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: 522295's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.6 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Control Print Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Control Print Limited
  • Ticker: 522295
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1991
  • Industry: Electronic Equipment and Instruments
  • Sector: Tech
  • Market Cap: ₹4.546b
  • Shares outstanding: 16.33m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Control Print Limited
  • C-106, Hind Saurashtra Industrial Estate
  • Andheri-Kurla Road
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400059
  • India


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
522295BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRJan 2001
CONTROLPRNSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)YesEquity SharesININRJan 2001


Control Print Limited manufactures and sells coding and marking machines and consumables in India and internationally. The company offers continuous inkjet printers, high-resolution printers, thermal inkjet printers, thermal transfer over printers, large character printers, laser printers, and hot quick coders, as well as consumables, including inkjet fluids, ribbons, and ink rolls. It serves the agrochemicals and seeds, automotive, beverages, building and construction material, cable and wire, cement, chemicals and lubricants, electronics, food, fast moving consumer goods, healthcare, packaging and packaging materials, pipes and extruded plastics, plywood, rubber and tires, steel and metal, and textile industries. The company was founded in 1991 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/02/17 12:39
End of Day Share Price2020/02/17 00:00
Annual Earnings2019/03/31

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.