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Store One Retail India Equity Research

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Date of Research – 19 January 2016

Price – Rs. 29.45

Changed its name to SORIL Infra Resources

About the Company

Store One Retail India Limited (“Store One” or the “Company”) operates a chain of multibrand stores in India, selling designer brands and design infused products.

The Company has been able to create a mix of leading designers like Monisha Bajaj, Hemant Lecoanet, Ritu Kumar, and leading global brands like s.Oliver, Alcott, Boggi, Disney, & other beauty & lifestyle brands.

Key Financial Figures

Standalone (Rs. Cr)
Particulars FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016 FY 2017
Total Income from Operations 89.24 116.84 134.37 259.53  197.10
Expenses 49.78 76.89 92.46 180.16  163.88
Earnings Before Other Income, Interest, Tax and Depreciation (Operating Profit) 39.46 39.95 41.91 79.37  33.23
Depreciation 5.92 7.78 12.68 14.04  14.47
Finance Costs 0.32 2.40 6.24 11.06 6.68
Other income 4.44 5.44 0.28 1.00 19.41
PBT 37.66 35.22 23.26 55.27  31.48
Tax 0.04 0.02 – 
PAT (before Minority Interest and share of Associates) 37.66 35.17 23.24 55.27  31.48

Profitability Analysis

Standalone (%)
Particulars FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016  FY 2017
Operating Profit Margin Ratio 44.22 34.19 31.19 30.58  16.86
Net Profit Margin Ratio 42.20 30.10 17.30 21.30 15.97

Operating profit margin is a measurement of the proportion of a company’s revenue that is left over after paying for production costs such as raw materials, salaries and administrative costs. Net profit margin is arrived at by deducting non operating expenses such as depreciation, finance costs and taxes out of operating profit and shows what is left for the shareholders as a percentage of net sales. Together these ratios help in understanding the cost and profit structure of the firm and analysing business inefficiencies.

Key Balance Sheet Figures

Sources of Funds / Liabilities (Rs. Cr)
Particulars FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Share Capital 26.17 26.17 30.57 30.57
Money received against warrants 3.36 3.36
Reserves & Surplus 59.77 94.63 126.50 181.06
Net worth (shareholders funds) 89.30 124.16 157.07 211.63
Long term borrowings 7.31 13.04 65.61 50.73
Current liabilities 36.66 43.71 58.17 624.24
Other long term liabilities and provisions 0.29 0.35 0.70 0.96
Total Liabilities 133.56 181.26 281.56 887.57

 

Application of Funds / Assets (Rs. Cr)
Particulars FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
Fixed Assets 84.35 131.78 163.63 154.74
Current assets 32.97 47.94 74.72 710.60
Long term advances and other noncurrent assets 16.24 1.54 43.21 22.23
Total assets 133.56 181.26 281.56 887.57

Efficiency Analysis

 
Particulars FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016
ROCE 40.84 29.12 18.82 30.25
ROE / RONW 42.17 28.33 14.80 26.12

Return on Capital Employed (ROCE) measures a company’s profitability from its overall operations by calculating the return generated on the total capital invested in the business (i.e. equity + debt). Return on Equity (ROE) or Return on Net Worth (RONW) measures the amount of profit which the company generates on money invested by the equity shareholders. In short, ROE draws attention to the return generated by the shareholders on their investment in the business. Together these ratios can be used in comparing the profitability of the company with other companies in the same industry.

Valuation Analysis

Standalone
Particulars FY 2013 FY 2014 FY 2015 FY 2016  FY 2017
Total Income from Operations (Rs. Cr.) 89.24 116.84 134.37 259.53  197.10
Growth (%) 30.93 % 15.00 % 93.14 %  (24.05 %)
PAT (Rs. Cr.) 37.66 35.17 23.24 55.27  31.48
Growth (%) (6.61 %) (33.92 %) 137.84 %  (43.04 %)
Earnings Per Share – Basic (Rs. ) 17.76 15.02 8.40 19.91  11.41
Earning Per Share – Diluted (Rs. ) 17.40 15.02 8.40 19.91  11.41
Price to Earnings 1.59 1.87 3.30 2.72  11.68

Dividend History

The Company has not declared any dividend over the last 5 financial years.

Liquidity and Credit Analysis

Current Ratio

Higher current ratio implies healthier short term liquidity comfort level. A current ratio below 1 indicates that the company may not be able to meet its obligations in the short run. However, it is not always a matter of worry if this ratio temporarily falls below 1 as many times companies squeeze out short term cash sources to achieve a capital intensive plan with a longer term outlook. Store One’s average current ratio over the last 3 financial years has been 1.00 times which indicates that the Company is able to meet its short term obligations.

Long term Debt to Equity Ratio

Companies operating with high long term debt to equity on their balance sheets are vulnerable to economic cycles. In times of slowdown in economy, companies with high levels of debt find it increasingly difficult to service the interest on their borrowings as profit margins decline. We believe that long term debt to equity ratio higher than 0.6 – 0.8 could affect the business of a company and its results of operations.

Store One’s average long term debt to equity ratio over the last 3 financial years has been 0.09 times which indicates that the Company operates with close to zero debt.

Interest Coverage ratio

Interest coverage ratio indicates the comfort with which the company may be able to service the interest expense (i.e. finance charges) on its outstanding debt. Higher interest coverage ratio indicates that the company can easily meet the interest expense pertaining to its debt obligations. In our view, interest coverage ratio of below 1.5 should raise doubts about the company’s ability to meet the expenses on its borrowings. Interest coverage ratio below 1 indicates that the company is just not generating enough to service its debt obligations.

Store One’s average interest coverage ratio over the last 3 financial years has been 48.89 times which indicates that the Company can meet its debt obligations without any difficulty.

Ownership pattern

In its latest stock exchange filing dated 31 March 2017, Store One reported a promoter holding of 73.85 %. Large promoter holding indicates conviction and sincerity of the promoters. We believe that a greater than 35 % promoter holding offers safety to the retail investors.

At the same time, institutional holding in the Company stood at 0.14 % (FII+DII). Large institutional holding indicates the confidence of seasoned investors. At the same time, it can also lead to high volatility in the stock price as institutions buy and sell larger stakes than retail participants.

About the Author

Rajat Sharma pictureRajat Sharma is a well known stock market analyst and commentator. He has covered Indian markets for over a decade and is regarded for consistently identifying early stage investment opportunities. Attorney by qualification, Rajat has done extensive work for improving corporate governance and disclosure standards.

 

3 Responses to “Store One Retail India Equity Research”

By ashish - 17 May 2016

Dear Sir,

thanks for good analysis on Stone One Retail.

By sureshcham@yahoo.com - 20 May 2016

thanks for very good pick Rajat.

By Piyush - 17 November 2016

What is your opinion on store one whether I hold or sell my avg price is 180

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