ASTRAL:NSE-Astral Limited (INR)

COMMON STOCK | Building Products & Equipment | NSE

Last Closing Price

INR 2,179.70

Change

+97.95 (+4.71)%

Market Cap

INR 418.24B

Volume

0.71M

Avg Analyst Target

INR 2,109.89 (-3.20%)

Avg User Target

INR
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About

Astral Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets pipes, fittings, and adhesive products in India and internationally. The company operates through Plastic Products and Adhesives segments. It offers chlorinated poly vinyl chloride (CPVC) and PVC plumbing systems for residential and industrial applications. The company offers pipes and fittings under the Astral CPVC Pro, Astral Pex-a PRO, and Astral Aquarius names; and surface drainage systems. It also provides ASTRAL SILENCIO low noise system; Astral DrainMaster, a drainage system for soil, waste, and rain water; ASTRAL Foamcore pipes for underground drainage systems; ASTRAL DrainHulk manhole chambers; ASTRAL underground drainage systems; and D-Rex double walled corrugated pipes. In addition, the company offers ASTRAL Chem PRO industrial piping systems for industrial applications; and Aquarius Plus lead-free ASTM PVC solvent weld industrial piping systems. Further, it provides Pre-StiRex and Plus + StiRex ducts for post-tensioning of bridges; Bore-Well column pipes, Case-Well uPVC casing pipes, Aquasafe pressure pipes, AquaRex drain belts, and GeoRex single wall corrugated perforated pipes; and Astral Fire Pro, a CPVC piping system for automatic fire sprinklers. Additionally, the company offers ASTRAL XLPE Insu PRO insulation tubes; Astral Wire Guard conduit pipes for protection of wires and cables; and TeleRex pipes for underground cable ducting. Additionally, the company offers ancillary products, including clamps and hangers for pipes and cables; and alcohol base sanitizer under the RESI SHIELD brand name. The company was formerly known as Astral Poly Technik Limited and changed its name to Astral Limited in April 2021. Astral Limited was founded in 1996 and is based in Ahmedabad, India. Address: Astral House, Ahmedabad, India, 380059

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ETFs Containing ASTRAL

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Building Products & Equipment)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 66.42% 63% D 66% D
Dividend Return N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Total Return 66.42% 63% D 66% D
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 208.23% 70% C- 81% B-
Dividend Return 0.11% 7% F 2% F
Total Return 208.33% 70% C- 80% B-
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 500.22% 96% A 95% A
Dividend Return 0.66% 6% F 5% F
Total Return 500.88% 96% A 95% A
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 45.74% 85% B 90% A-
Dividend Return 0.08% 6% F 6% F
Total Return 45.82% 85% B 90% A-
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 52.34% 67% D+ 47% F
Risk Adjusted Return 87.56% 100% A+ 96% A
Market Capitalization 418.24B 100% A+ 94% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Building Products & Equipment)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 103.42 8% F 10% F
Price/Book Ratio 22.06 4% F 2% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 62.98 11% F 7% F
EV/EBITDA 62.62 8% F 9% F
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 23.75% 92% A- 89% B+
Return on Invested Capital 22.28% 89% B+ 91% A-
Return on Assets 13.30% 96% A 94% A
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.89% 78% C+ 76% C
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.56 78% C+ 84% B
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Superior risk adjusted returns

This stock has performed well, on a risk adjusted basis, compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

High dividend returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual dividend returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. This can be a good buy, especially if it is outperforming on total return basis , for investors seeking high income yields.

Superior return on equity

The company management has delivered better return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters then its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Superior return on assets

The company management has delivered better return on assets in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Earnings Growth

This stock has shown top quartile earnings growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Below median total returns

The company has under performed its peers on annual average total returns in the past 5 years.

Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Overpriced on free cash flow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to free cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.