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Last Updated on: 24 February, 2024|Author: Getaka | Social: X Twitter Profile

Fundamental Analysis of GHCL Ltd

About the Company - GHCL Ltd

GHCL Ltd. is a Public Limited Listed company incorporated on 14/10/1983 and has its registered office in the State of Gujarat, India. Company’s Corporate Identification Number(CIN) is L24100GJ1983PLC006513 and registration number is 006513. Currently Company is involved in the business activities of Manufacture of basic chemicals, fertilizer and nitrogen compounds, plastics and synthetic rubber in primary forms. Company’s Total Operating Revenue is Rs. 3778.36 Cr. and Equity Capital is Rs. 95.35 Cr. for the Year ended 31/03/2022.
Chemicals - Inorganic - Caustic Soda/Soda AshGHCL House, Opp. Punjabi Hall, Ahmedabad Gujarat
NamePosition Held
Mr. Sanjay DalmiaNon Executive Chairman
Mr. Anurag DalmiaNon Executive Vice Chairman
Mr. R S JalanManaging Director
Mr. Raman ChopraExecutive Director (Finance) & CFO
Mr. Neelabh DalmiaExecutive Director
Dr. Lavanya RastogiIndependent Director
Mrs. Vijaylaxmi JoshiIndependent Director
Justice(Retd) Ravindra SinghIndependent Director
Mr. Arun Kumar JainIndependent Director
Dr. Manoj VaishIndependent Director

GHCL Ltd. Share Price Update

Share PriceValue
Previous Day₹503.75

Basic Stock Data of GHCL Ltd

Market Cap 4,903 Cr.
Current Price 512
High / Low660/463
Stock P/E6.70
Book Value 287
Dividend Yield3.42 %
ROCE35.5 %
ROE31.5 %
Face Value 10.0

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GHCL Ltd Quarterly Results

MonthSep 2020Dec 2020Mar 2021Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023
Operating Profit159180191158169249330359434367348298213
OPM %20%26%26%23%21%25%31%31%31%33%31%29%26%
Other Income101851920125412814-223211
Profit before tax112154152134144216348455392339309497191
Tax %25%23%27%23%24%25%22%19%25%26%27%14%25%
Net Profit84118111103110163272369293252227426143
EPS in Rs8.8912.3811.7010.8011.5317.0728.5238.5630.6026.3823.7044.6014.94

GHCL Ltd Quarterly Chart

GHCL Ltd Profit & Loss

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023TTM
Operating Profit3564074345286296816077597296057301,4971,226
OPM %18%18%20%22%25%24%21%23%22%24%24%33%30%
Other Income9-50-26-15-33738161618211124245
Profit before tax46961432573804954075314954378021,4891,337
Tax %3%26%24%29%32%23%13%34%20%25%19%23%
Net Profit44711091822583803563513973266501,1421,048
EPS in Rs4.457.1410.8518.1925.7838.0436.5935.7741.7534.3368.14119.41109.62
Dividend Payout %45%28%18%12%0%13%14%14%7%16%22%15%

GHCL Ltd Profit & Loss Yearly Chart

GHCL Ltd Growth

Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years:7%
5 Years:9%
3 Years:11%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years:26%
5 Years:25%
3 Years:40%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years:32%
5 Years:18%
3 Years:38%
1 Year:9%
Return on Equity
10 Years:24%
5 Years:23%
3 Years:24%
Last Year:32%

GHCL Ltd Balance Sheet

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023Sep 2023
Equity Capital1001001001001009997989595959696
Other Liabilities6897559417585486946957677667121,261816535
Total Liabilities2,9672,8803,0142,8512,9493,5043,6283,9954,1693,9784,9955,1333,565
Fixed Assets2,0671,8751,8691,9342,0492,4102,5022,5912,6642,6752,4741,7311,796
Other Assets8509671,1259098481,0591,0431,2751,3751,2072,2922,9141,246
Total Assets2,9672,8803,0142,8512,9493,5043,6283,9954,1693,9784,9955,1333,565

GHCL Ltd Reserves and Borrowings Chart

GHCL Ltd Cash Flow

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Cash from Operating Activity 399484452416509458590530624621643856
Cash from Investing Activity -39-175-117-127-249-375-279-271-206-109-337-403
Cash from Financing Activity -360-315-323-296-252-113-308-258-339-569-98-536
Net Cash Flow1-613-88-302180-57209-83

GHCL Ltd Financial Efficiency Indicators

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Debtor Days414663382636293230332718
Inventory Days144160227193194187182199198245294177
Days Payable14417523315511010710910610212110753
Cash Conversion Cycle41325776110117101125126158214142
Working Capital Days35403231234239555691128167
ROCE %11%15%17%22%25%24%19%21%19%16%19%36%

GHCL Ltd Financial Efficiency Indicators Chart

GHCL Ltd Share Holding Pattern

MonthMar 2021Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023
No. of Shareholders66,21765,06870,64170,52169,0441,06,2651,08,13194,47993,00995,2021,00,2981,06,502

GHCL Ltd Shareholding Pattern Chart

No. of GHCL Ltd Shareholders

GHCL Ltd Mutual Fund Holdings

Fund NameNo of SharesAUM (%)Amount Invested (Cr)
DSP Small Cap Fund31150101.53181.08
DSP Tax Saver Fund16404160.8295.36
Franklin India Smaller Companies Fund14994720.987.16
UTI Aggressive Hybrid Fund5418590.6631.5
UTI Large & Mid Cap Fund2288630.6713.3
UTI Retirement Fund2067070.312.02
Motilal Oswal Nifty Microcap 250 Index Fund748860.944.35
Groww Nifty Total Market Index Fund1720.030.01


GHCL Ltd EPS Trend

GHCL Ltd Key Financial Ratios

MonthMar 23Mar 22Mar 21Mar 20Mar 19
Basic EPS (Rs.)120.0667.8934.3240.5035.81
Diluted EPS (Rs.)120.0667.8934.2340.5035.50
Cash EPS (Rs.)129.2880.3648.3755.5647.69
Book Value[Excl.RevalReserv]/Share (Rs.)413.83324.73261.47226.18196.42
Book Value[Incl.RevalReserv]/Share (Rs.)413.83324.73261.47226.18196.42
Revenue From Operations / Share (Rs.)475.51397.68305.24347.87340.85
PBDIT / Share (Rs.)159.03104.3269.8078.4779.05
PBIT / Share (Rs.)149.1792.0355.7664.6767.12
PBT / Share (Rs.)153.0585.3446.1652.0654.13
Net Profit / Share (Rs.)119.4268.0734.3241.7435.76
NP After MI And SOA / Share (Rs.)119.4268.0734.3241.7435.76
PBDIT Margin (%)33.4426.2322.8622.5523.19
PBIT Margin (%)31.3723.1418.2618.5819.69
PBT Margin (%)32.1821.4515.1214.9615.88
Net Profit Margin (%)25.1117.1111.2412.0010.49
NP After MI And SOA Margin (%)25.1117.1111.2412.0010.49
Return on Networth / Equity (%)28.8520.9613.1218.4518.20
Return on Capital Employeed (%)31.9722.9715.9319.0122.79
Return On Assets (%)22.2312.948.199.518.77
Long Term Debt / Equity (X)
Total Debt / Equity (X)
Asset Turnover Ratio (%)0.890.840.690.790.88
Current Ratio (X)4.691.821.711.371.12
Quick Ratio (X)3.541.030.530.520.42
Inventory Turnover Ratio (X)1.491.751.481.681.91
Dividend Payout Ratio (NP) (%)12.498.080.0019.5413.90
Dividend Payout Ratio (CP) (%)11.546.840.0014.6810.42
Earning Retention Ratio (%)87.5191.920.0080.4686.10
Cash Earning Retention Ratio (%)88.4693.160.0085.3289.58
Interest Coverage Ratio (X)39.3115.597.276.226.09
Interest Coverage Ratio (Post Tax) (X)27.9010.414.584.313.75
Enterprise Value (Cr.)5021.665717.822744.151812.813496.92
EV / Net Operating Revenue (X)1.101.510.940.541.05
EV / EBITDA (X)3.305.774.142.434.51
MarketCap / Net Operating Revenue (X)1.061.380.750.250.72
Retention Ratios (%)87.5091.910.0080.4586.09
Price / BV (X)1.221.690.880.391.26
Price / Net Operating Revenue (X)1.061.380.750.250.72

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GHCL Ltd Valuation Ratios

Fair Value of GHCL Ltd Stock

Fair Value: ₹626.43

The stock is undervalued by 22.35% compared to the current price ₹512

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Strength and Weakness of GHCL Ltd Stock

  1. The stock has a high average ROCE of 20.33%, which is a positive sign.
  2. The company has higher reserves (1,641.23 cr) compared to borrowings (1,160.15 cr), indicating strong financial stability.
  3. The company has shown consistent growth in sales (2.46 cr) and profit (314.69 cr) over the years.
  1. The stock is trading at a high valuation with an average P/B ratio of 85.75 and average Dividend Yield of 22.21%.
  2. The stock has a high average Working Capital Days of 61.58, which may not be favorable.
  3. The stock has a high average Cash Conversion Cycle of 108.25, which may not be favorable.

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