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MERCATOR LTD vs ESSAR PORTS - Comparison Results

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Essar Shipping Ltd. (ESL), a part of the Ruia Group of companies, was incorporated in 1983 after a merger of Essar Bulk and Kamataka Shipping Corporation. ESL owns and operates a fleet of crude oil and product oil tankers, off-shore supply vessels, m... More

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Current Valuations

    MERCATOR LTD ESSAR PORTS MERCATOR LTD/
ESSAR PORTS
 
P/E (TTM) x -1.8 19.8 - View Chart
P/BV x 0.1 2.6 5.2% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.8 0.4 199.8%  

Financials

 MERCATOR LTD   ESSAR PORTS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MERCATOR LTD
Mar-14
ESSAR PORTS
Mar-14
MERCATOR LTD/
ESSAR PORTS
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2695 27.1%   
Low Rs948 19.0%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs141.249.6 284.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs1.39.0 14.7%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs19.315.4 125.1%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs0.100.50 20.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.60.7 82.1%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs95.772.1 132.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m244.89428.13 57.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.11.4 8.6%   
Avg P/E ratio x13.28.0 166.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x0.94.6 19.5%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.21.0 18.4%  
Dividend payout %7.65.6 136.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m4,26130,568 13.9%   
No. of employees `0000.5NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m562325 172.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th72,338.5NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,174.9NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th673.3NM-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m34,57821,244 162.8%  
Other income Rs m284905 31.4%   
Total revenues Rs m34,86222,149 157.4%   
Gross profit Rs m6,30712,366 51.0%  
Depreciation Rs m4,4092,772 159.0%   
Interest Rs m2,0515,991 34.2%   
Profit before tax Rs m1314,508 2.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m471-37 -1,277.3%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-300-   
Tax Rs m250634 39.4%   
Profit after tax Rs m3223,837 8.4%  
Gross profit margin %18.258.2 31.3%  
Effective tax rate %191.114.1 1,358.7%   
Net profit margin %0.918.1 5.2%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m14,4719,430 153.5%   
Current liabilities Rs m18,5549,928 186.9%   
Net working cap to sales %-11.8-2.3 503.3%  
Current ratio x0.80.9 82.1%  
Inventory Days Days61 412.1%  
Debtors Days Days6782 81.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m54,24368,738 78.9%   
Share capital Rs m2454,280 5.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m11,96826,488 45.2%   
Net worth Rs m23,43330,850 76.0%   
Long term debt Rs m25,63954,821 46.8%   
Total assets Rs m72,788100,406 72.5%  
Interest coverage x1.11.8 60.7%   
Debt to equity ratio x1.11.8 61.6%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.2 224.5%   
Return on assets %3.39.8 33.3%  
Return on equity %1.412.4 11.0%  
Return on capital %5.312.2 43.8%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %2.40-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m820NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m8680-   
Fx outflow Rs m1,5070-   
Net fx Rs m-6390-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m4,24510,716 39.6%  
From Investments Rs m-4,093778 -526.2%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-1,718-11,524 14.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-1,566-31 5,133.5%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 40.2 13.8 291.3%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 61.2 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 1.4 1.4 99.3%  
FIIs % 16.2 10.1 160.4%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 42.2 13.5 312.6%  
Shareholders   85,358 93,181 91.6%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 99.7 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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