Ace Investor This agrochemical stock owned by Dolly Khanna is witnessing a downtrend; here's why!

Ace Investor This agrochemical stock owned by Dolly Khanna is witnessing a downtrend; here's why!

Indian Market
by 5paisa Research Team Last Updated: 2022-08-19T12:07:18+05:30

 The company has a peer position in the generic crop protection chemicals industry. 

Sharda Cropchem Limited (SCL) is a crop protection chemical company engaged in the marketing and distribution of a wide range of formulations and active ingredients globally. It also procures and supplies belts, general chemicals, dyes & dye intermediates. It has made deep inroads in the highly developed European and US markets. It also has a significant presence in other regulated markets such as Latin America (LATAM) and the rest of the world (RoW). The company has an asset-light business model whereby, it works on identifying generic molecules, preparing dossiers, seeking registrations, marketing & distributing formulations through third-party distributors or its own sales force. 

As per the June quarter, investor Dolly Khanna has 1,081,526 shares on a 1.2% stake in the company which is less than the March quarter stake, which was 1,243,710 shares or 1.38%. The shares of the company which were hovering above Rs 700 in the month of May 2022, have significantly witnessed a downtrend and on 18 August 2022, the scrip ended at Rs 526.10, a decline of 25% in a span of 2 months. 

The reason behind the tumbling of the stock is the Q1FY23 results. 

On a consolidated basis, for the quarter under review, the net profit fell by 40.5% to Rs 22.64 crore but the sales rose by 32.4% to Rs 824.53 crore. The profit before tax stumbled by 73.5% to Rs 17.64 crore in the June quarter compared to Rs 66.47 reported in the same quarter the previous year. 

The stock is a component of the S&P BSE SmallCap index and has a 52-week high of Rs 767.70 and a 52-week low of Rs 287.75. 

On 19 August 2022, at 11:57 am the stock is down by 1.38% and the scrip is trading at Rs 518.85. 


Start Investing in 5 mins*

Get Benefits worth 2100* | Rs. 20 Flat Per Order | 0% Brokerage

About the Author

Our research team is composed of some highly qualified research professionals, their expertise range across sectors.

Disclaimer

Investment/Trading in securities Market is subject to market risk, past performance is not a guarantee of future performance. The risk of loss in trading and investment in Securities markets including Equites and Derivatives can be substantial.

Open Free Demat Account

& get benefits worth 2100*

Resend OTP
Please Enter OTP
  • Have Promo code?
  • Use code ACT2100
Enter Promo code
Account belongs to

By proceeding, you agree to the T&C.

Start Investing Now!

Open Free Demat Account in 5 mins

Enter Valid Mobile Number