Hindcon Chemicals
Hindcon Chemicals IPO
of up to 27,60,000 equity shares of face value of Rs 10 each for cash at price of Rs 28 per equity share, aggregating up to Rs 7.73 crore will open on NSE’s Emerge platform on February 26 and close on February 28, 2018. Hindcon Chemicals Ltd. (HCL) is primarily engaged in manufacturing of chemicals particularly for construction industry with manufacturing facility located at Howrah, West Bengal which has an existing installed capacity of 30,000 MT per year.  The Issue is being lead managed by Hem Securities Ltd. and Link Intime India Pvt. Ltd. is the registrar to the issue. 

Hindcon Chemicals IPO: Financials
(Rs. in lakhs)
Particulars HY 2018 31-03-2017 31-03-2016 31-03-2015 31-03-2014
Revenue  from Operations 1726.78 3394.45 3335.76 3490.62 3088.61
Other Income 85.82 35.25 9.61 5.85 3.52
Total Revenue 1,812.60 3,429.70 3,345.37 3,496.47 3,092.13
Cost of materials  1,097.01 2,242.99 2,251.02 2,750.22 2,522.42
Stock-in-trade 41.32 99.01 85.82 111.65 68.38
Finance Costs 35.44 61.48 68.35 74.77 64.21
Depreciation  6.85 17.94 21.37 26.56 14.16
Other Expenses 150.81 390.89 534.69 339.79 245.86
Total Expenses 1,521.22 3,118.10 3,215.57 3,446.47 3,041.71
Profit before tax 291.38 311.6 129.8 50 50.42
Total Tax  -75.45 -101.62 -44.47 -16.32 -15.71
Profit after Tax 213.11 207.55 83.98 33.16 34.15
Net Worth 1721.74 1508.63 1225.51 1141.53
Equity Capital 748
NAV (post issue) 40.32
Face Value 10
EPS (FY17) 2.77
RONW % 6.28%
Post Issue Equity 1024
IPO Price 28
Face Value 10
Price/Book Value 0.69
EPS Post Issue (on Fy17 earnings) 2.03
PE – (fy17 Earnings) 13.81
CAGR Sales 3 Yrs 3.20%
CAGR Net Profit 3 Yrs 82.49%
Market Cap 2867.20 Lakhs
Market cap / Sales 0.84
Hindcon Chemicals IPO: Salient Points:
  • Hindcon Chemicals has range of innovative products and solutions for the construction industry.
  • Company is primarily engaged in the manufacturing of construction chemicals such as Waterproofing additives, Plasticisers, Concreting Aids, Sealant Products etc, which finds their applications mainly in Construction Sector.  portfolio consists of over 100 products. It also undertake waterproofing and rehabilitation jobs on works contract basis
  • Its business is dependent on the performance of the construction and infrastructure industry.
  • Company has won export awards and recognition.
  • Hindcon Chemicals revenues are significantly dependent on sales of single product i.e. sodium silicate and over the years, such sales have emerged as the largest single contributor to its  revenue and business. In F.Y. 2016-17, revenue from sale of sodium silicate accounted for 72.69% of its  total revenue for such year
  • In 2016-17, the company’s net revenue of operations was Rs 33.94 crore, of which 32.14 per cent came from exports to Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh
  • Company has good clients like L&T,. Birla Tyres Ltd., Atlas Copco , Hindustan construction co. ltd.,  Ashoka Buildcon., Gammon India Limited, SAIL, Hindustan Zinc Limited etc. 
  • The stock is being offered at a PE of 13.81 on fully diluted equity. Further half yearly numbers are extremely encouraging. 
  • I intend to apply in Hindcon Chemicals IPO due to reasonable valuation and even more encouraging half yearly results and also the track of lead manager Hem securities in the past.
Standard disclaimer:  I am not a SEBI registered analyst and above analysis is for educational purpose only. I may have vested interest in every stock I discuss and my views may be biased. Please do your own due diligence as stock market investments have high degree of inherent risk. 

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