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VARUN SHIPPING vs MERCATOR LTD - 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

    VARUN SHIPPING MERCATOR LTD VARUN SHIPPING/
MERCATOR LTD
 
P/E (TTM) x -0.3 -2.1 - View Chart
P/BV x 0.2 0.5 52.1% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 5.1 0.2 2,213.1%  

Financials

 VARUN SHIPPING   MERCATOR LTD
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    VARUN SHIPPING
Sep-12
MERCATOR LTD
Mar-14
VARUN SHIPPING/
MERCATOR LTD
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs3326 128.4%   
Low Rs149 153.8%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs50.1141.2 35.5%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs-10.11.3 -772.1%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs8.419.3 43.7%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs0.500.10 500.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %2.10.6 370.2%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs43.595.7 45.5%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m150.01244.89 61.3%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.50.1 380.6%   
Avg P/E ratio x-2.313.2 -17.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x2.80.9 309.1%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.50.2 296.8%  
Dividend payout %-4.97.6 -64.8%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m3,5254,261 82.7%   
No. of employees `0000.50.5 104.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,506562 268.2%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th15,032.072,338.5 20.8%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th3,012.01,174.9 256.4%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th-3,044.0673.3 -452.1%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m7,51634,578 21.7%  
Other income Rs m1,149284 404.3%   
Total revenues Rs m8,66534,862 24.9%   
Gross profit Rs m2,2716,307 36.0%  
Depreciation Rs m2,7884,409 63.2%   
Interest Rs m4,1312,051 201.4%   
Profit before tax Rs m-3,499131 -2,675.1%   
Minority Interest Rs m0471 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m240-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m1,971-30 -6,611.9%   
Tax Rs m18250 7.2%   
Profit after tax Rs m-1,522322 -472.9%  
Gross profit margin %30.218.2 165.7%  
Effective tax rate %-0.5191.1 -0.3%   
Net profit margin %-20.30.9 -2,175.8%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m13,38114,471 92.5%   
Current liabilities Rs m17,73018,554 95.6%   
Net working cap to sales %-57.9-11.8 490.1%  
Current ratio x0.80.8 96.8%  
Inventory Days Days46 61.3%  
Debtors Days Days13167 196.0%  
Net fixed assets Rs m29,05054,243 53.6%   
Share capital Rs m1,500245 612.5%   
"Free" reserves Rs m3,73511,968 31.2%   
Net worth Rs m6,53123,433 27.9%   
Long term debt Rs m19,76425,639 77.1%   
Total assets Rs m44,42872,788 61.0%  
Interest coverage x0.21.1 14.4%   
Debt to equity ratio x3.01.1 276.6%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.20.5 35.6%   
Return on assets %5.93.3 180.1%  
Return on equity %-23.31.4 -1,696.8%  
Return on capital %10.05.3 186.9%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %02.4 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA820 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m0868 0.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m11,507 0.1%   
Net fx Rs m-1-639 0.2%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m-3,5764,245 -84.2%  
From Investments Rs m23,939-4,093 -585.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-17,178-1,718 999.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m3,185-1,566 -203.5%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 15.6 40.2 38.8%  
Foreign collaborators % 22.2 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 7.9 1.4 580.9%  
FIIs % 0.2 16.2 1.2%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 54.1 42.2 128.2%  
Shareholders   86,049 85,358 100.8%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 41.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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