Camphor & Allied Products

Camphor & Allied Products is a pioneer in the field of Terpene Chemistry with technology from Dupont, USA. The products of the company are Synthetic Camphor, Terpineols, Pine Oils and Resins etc & they find application in Fragrance, Pharmaceutical, Soap & Cosmetics & Varnishes Industries. CAPL has two plants – first at Bareilly, UP & second at Baroda, Gujarat. CAPL also has a dedicated in-house Research Center.
CAPL has been witnessing major change in the performance and profitability since the change in the management in 2008. The company was taken over in 2008, via stake purchase and open offer @ Rs 167/share.
The new promoters are leaders in fragrance industry – Oriental Aromatics Ltd. Since then the turnover has increased from 105 Cr to 165 Cr and NP from 0.49 Cr to 10.18 Cr, yet the stock is available at Rs 100 only.

Attractive Valuations:

  • The stock is available at 20% discount to its BV of 125
  • Stock is trading at just 5 PE
  • At CMP of 101, the M Cap is just 51 Cr. Operating profit is close to 20 Cr.
  • Another compelling factor is the discount to the open offer price at which the company was taken over earlier.

Looking at the quick turnaround, much better revamped websites, strong tax pay-outs, the new promoters seem to be quite capable & honest. If the company continues the good performance, the stock should be prove to be an excellent long term investment and wealth creator.

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