APLA.N0000 Stock Overview
ACL Plastics PLC manufactures, deals in, and markets cable grade PVC compounds primarily in Sri Lanka.
ACL Plastics Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||LK₨440.75|
|52 Week High||LK₨1,008.00|
|52 Week Low||LK₨180.00|
|1 Month Change||47.53%|
|3 Month Change||28.03%|
|1 Year Change||66.64%|
|3 Year Change||252.60%|
|5 Year Change||238.52%|
|Change since IPO||1,124.31%|
Recent News & Updates
|APLA.N0000||LK Chemicals||LK Market|
Return vs Industry: APLA.N0000 exceeded the LK Chemicals industry which returned -5.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: APLA.N0000 exceeded the LK Market which returned 5.6% over the past year.
|APLA.N0000 Average Weekly Movement||11.7%|
|Chemicals Industry Average Movement||9.4%|
|Market Average Movement||8.6%|
|10% most volatile stocks in LK Market||13.3%|
|10% least volatile stocks in LK Market||4.8%|
Stable Share Price: APLA.N0000 is more volatile than 75% of LK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 12% a week.
Volatility Over Time: APLA.N0000's weekly volatility (12%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of LK stocks.
About the Company
|1991||55||Hiran Arjuna Madanayake||https://www.acl.lk|
ACL Plastics PLC manufactures, deals in, and markets cable grade PVC compounds primarily in Sri Lanka. Its products are used for the sheathing and insulation of electric cables. The company was incorporated in 1991 and is based in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
ACL Plastics Fundamentals Summary
|APLA.N0000 fundamental statistics|
Is APLA.N0000 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|APLA.N0000 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||LK₨0|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||160.45|
|Net Profit Margin||22.87%|
How did APLA.N0000 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
3.4%Current Dividend Yield
Is APLA.N0000 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
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
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for APLA.N0000?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is APLA.N0000's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does APLA.N0000's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|APLA.N0000 PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
UCAR.N0000 Union Chemicals Lanka
SIL.N0000 Samson International
REXP.N0000 Richard Pieris Exports
ASPH.N0000 Industrial Asphalts (Ceylon)
APLA.N0000 ACL Plastics
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: APLA.N0000 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.7x) compared to the peer average (7.9x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does APLA.N0000's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Asian Chemicals Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: APLA.N0000 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (2.7x) compared to the LK Chemicals industry average (5.4x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is APLA.N0000'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.
|Current PE Ratio||2.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||n/a|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate APLA.N0000's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of APLA.N0000 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: APLA.N0000 (LKR440.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value (LKR973.36)
Significantly Below Fair Value: APLA.N0000 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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How is ACL Plastics forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Future Growth Score0/6
Future Growth Score 0/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
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 ACL Plastics 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.
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- Examine whether ACL Plastics is trading at an attractive price based on how much it is expected to earn in the future, and relative to its industry peers and the wider market.
How has ACL Plastics performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score6/6
Past Performance Score 6/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: APLA.N0000 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: APLA.N0000's current net profit margins (22.9%) are higher than last year (9.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: APLA.N0000's earnings have grown significantly by 48.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: APLA.N0000's earnings growth over the past year (277%) exceeds its 5-year average (48.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: APLA.N0000 earnings growth over the past year (277%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 56.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: APLA.N0000's Return on Equity (30.5%) is considered high.
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How is ACL Plastics's financial position?
Financial Health Score5/6
Financial Health Score 5/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: APLA.N0000's short term assets (LKR2.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (LKR585.3M).
Long Term Liabilities: APLA.N0000's short term assets (LKR2.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (LKR70.1M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: APLA.N0000 has more cash than its total debt.
Reducing Debt: APLA.N0000's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.04% to 8% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: APLA.N0000's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (269.2%).
Interest Coverage: APLA.N0000 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
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What is ACL Plastics's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 5/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: APLA.N0000's dividend (3.4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the LK market (2.28%).
High Dividend: APLA.N0000's dividend (3.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the LK market (8.33%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: APLA.N0000's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: APLA.N0000's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (9.3%), APLA.N0000's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (14.3%), APLA.N0000's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Hiran Arjuna Madanayake
Mr. Hiran Arjuna Suren Madanayake has been the Managing Director of ACL Plastics PLC since September 1994 and has been its Executive Director since 1991. Mr. Madanayake serves as the Managing Director of A...
Experienced Board: APLA.N0000's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.8 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.
ACL Plastics PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: ACL Plastics PLC
- Ticker: APLA.N0000
- Exchange: COSE
- Founded: 1991
- Industry: Commodity Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Implied Market Cap: LK₨2.005b
- Shares outstanding: 4.21m
- Website: https://www.acl.lk
Number of Employees
- ACL Plastics PLC
- No. 60, Rodney Street
- Sri Lanka
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/17 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/17 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.