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MERCATOR LTD vs VARUN SHIPPING - Comparison Results

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Varun Shipping Company (VSC) is the largest LPG tanker operator in the country. In addition to LPG, VSC has presence in crude products and offshore segments. The current fleet comprises 10 LPG carriers, 3 crude oil tankers and 7 AHTS (anchor handling... More

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Current Valuations

    MERCATOR LTD VARUN SHIPPING MERCATOR LTD/
VARUN SHIPPING
 
P/E (TTM) x -2.0 -0.3 - View Chart
P/BV x 0.4 0.2 177.6% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.3 5.1 4.9%  

Financials

 MERCATOR LTD   VARUN SHIPPING
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MERCATOR LTD
Mar-14
VARUN SHIPPING
Sep-12
MERCATOR LTD/
VARUN SHIPPING
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2633 77.9%   
Low Rs914 65.0%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs141.250.1 281.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs1.3-10.1 -13.0%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs19.38.4 228.9%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs0.100.50 20.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.62.1 27.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs95.743.5 219.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m244.89150.01 163.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.10.5 26.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x13.2-2.3 -571.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x0.92.8 32.3%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.20.5 33.7%  
Dividend payout %7.6-4.9 -154.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m4,2613,525 120.9%   
No. of employees `0000.50.5 95.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m5621,506 37.3%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th72,338.515,032.0 481.2%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,174.93,012.0 39.0%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th673.3-3,044.0 -22.1%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m34,5787,516 460.1%  
Other income Rs m2841,149 24.7%   
Total revenues Rs m34,8628,665 402.3%   
Gross profit Rs m6,3072,271 277.7%  
Depreciation Rs m4,4092,788 158.1%   
Interest Rs m2,0514,131 49.7%   
Profit before tax Rs m131-3,499 -3.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m4710-   
Prior Period Items Rs m024 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-301,971 -1.5%   
Tax Rs m25018 1,388.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m322-1,522 -21.1%  
Gross profit margin %18.230.2 60.4%  
Effective tax rate %191.1-0.5 -37,149.4%   
Net profit margin %0.9-20.3 -4.6%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m14,47113,381 108.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m18,55417,730 104.6%   
Net working cap to sales %-11.8-57.9 20.4%  
Current ratio x0.80.8 103.3%  
Inventory Days Days64 163.1%  
Debtors Days Days67131 51.0%  
Net fixed assets Rs m54,24329,050 186.7%   
Share capital Rs m2451,500 16.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m11,9683,735 320.4%   
Net worth Rs m23,4336,531 358.8%   
Long term debt Rs m25,63919,764 129.7%   
Total assets Rs m72,78844,428 163.8%  
Interest coverage x1.10.2 695.3%   
Debt to equity ratio x1.13.0 36.2%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.2 280.8%   
Return on assets %3.35.9 55.5%  
Return on equity %1.4-23.3 -5.9%  
Return on capital %5.310.0 53.5%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %2.40-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m820NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m8680-   
Fx outflow Rs m1,5071 150,730.0%   
Net fx Rs m-639-1 63,910.0%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m4,245-3,576 -118.7%  
From Investments Rs m-4,09323,939 -17.1%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-1,718-17,178 10.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-1,5663,185 -49.2%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 40.2 15.6 257.7%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 22.2 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 1.4 7.9 17.2%  
FIIs % 16.2 0.2 8,100.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 42.2 54.1 78.0%  
Shareholders   85,358 86,049 99.2%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 41.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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