SecUR Credentials NSE SME IPO review (Apply at your own risk)

Review By Dilip Davda on Oct 25, 2017

SecUR Credentials Ltd. (SCL) is engaged in the business of Background Screening (also known as BGC – Back Ground – check) and Due Diligence. SCL is the end-to-end screening services provider to various corporate in the country. It is a member of the prestigious US based National Association of Professional Back Ground Screeners (NAPBS), APAC Chapter, which is the umbrella body of the laegest BGC companies around the world. Thus SCL has scope to serve clients globally. Company’s products and service include Employee Back Ground Screening, Due Diligence Services and SecUR numbers. Its process is ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certified.

To part finance its working capital needs, expansion of business activities, purchase of Symphony 3.0 software along with data base, marketing and brand building and general corpus fund needs, SCL is coming out with a maiden IPO of 1467000 equity shares of Rs. 10 each at a fixed price of Rs. 205 per share to mobilize Rs. 30.07 crore. Issue opens for subscription on 01.11.17 and will close on 03.11.17. Minimum application is to be made for 600 shares and in multiples thereon, thereafter. Post allotment shares will be listed on NSE SME Emerge. Issue is solely lead managed by Inventure Merchant Banker Services Pvt. Ltd. and Skyline Financial Services Pvt. Ltd. is the registrar to the issue. Having issued initial equity at par, it raised further equity at a price of Rs. 47 per share on 05.08.2017. It has also issued bonus shares in the ratio of 99 for 1 on 25.04.2017, 1.0214 against every 1 share on 14.07.2017 and 0.474 shares for every 1 share held on 09.08.2017. Post issue its current paid up equity capital of Rs. 3.42 crore will stand enhanced to Rs. 4.89 crore. Issue constitutes 30.01% of the post issue paid up capital of the company. Cost of acquisition of shares by promoters is Rs. 0.94 per share.

On performance front, SCL has posted turnover/net profits of Rs. 4.41 cr. / Rs. 0.02 cr. (FY16), Rs. 10.16 cr. / Rs. 1.81 cr. (FY17). It has no operation for FY 15 and had just minuscule other income with working resulting in net loss of around Rs. – (0.09) cr. For Q1 of current fiscal it has reported net profit of Rs. 1.25 crore on a turnover of Rs. 5.90 crore. It has posted an average EPS of Rs. 4.12 and RoNW of 50.21% for last three fiscals on an equity base of Rs. 0.01 crore. Based on post issue NAV of Rs. 71 issue is priced at a P/BV of 2.88. If we annualize latest working and attribute it to fully diluted equity post issue, then asking price is at a P/E of 20 plus. It has no listed peers to compare with. Jump in bottom line for Q1 is most surprising.

On merchant banker’s front, this is 3rd mandate from its stable in last three fiscals. Previous 2 IPOs gave positive returns ranging from 2.2 to 20% in opening on the day of listing. However, they both closed on the same day with negligible gains.

Conclusion: Company’s equity has shot up from mere Rs. 0.01 crore to Rs. 4.89 crore between April 2017 – August 2017. Jump in Q1 profits is surprising. Although issue is priced around 20 P/E based on Q1 working, its turnover/profit ratios are dramatic. Risk savvy cash surplus investors may consider investment for long term. (Other).


Conclusion / Investment Strategy

Company’s equity has shot up from mere Rs. 0.01 crore to Rs. 4.89 crore between April 2017 – August 2017. Jump in Q1 profits is surprising. Although issue is priced around 20 P/E based on Q1 working, its turnover/profit ratios are dramatic. Risk savvy cash surplus investors may consider investment for long term. (Other).

Review By Dilip Davda on Oct 25, 2017

Review Author

DISCLAIMER: No financial information whatsoever published anywhere here should be construed as an offer to buy or sell securities, or as advice to do so in any way whatsoever. All matter published here is purely for educational and information purposes only and under no circumstances should be used for making investment decisions. Readers must consult a qualified financial advisor before making any actual investment decisions, based on information published here. With entry barriers, SEBI wants only well-informed investors to participate in such offers. With crazy listings in the past, SME IPOs drew the attention of investors across the board. However, as SME issues have entry barriers and continued low preference from the broking community, any reader taking decisions based on any information published here does so entirely at own risk. The above information is based on information available as on date coupled with market perceptions. The Author has no plans to invest in this offer.

(SEBI registered Research Analyst-Mumbai).


About Dilip Davda

Dilip Davda

Dilip Davda is veteran journalist associated with stock market since 1978. He is contributing to print and electronic media on stock markets/insurance/finance since 1985.

Dilip Davda is a leading reviewer of public issues and NCDs in the primary stock market in India. The knowledge he gained over 3 decades while working in the stock market and a strong relationship with popular lead managers makes his reviews unique. His detail fundamental and financial analysis of companies coming up with IPO helps investors in the primary stock market. Dilip Davda has a special interest in analyzing the SME companies and writing reviews about their public issues. His reviews are regularly published online and in news papers.

Email: dilip_davda@rediffmail.com

SecUR Credentials IPO FAQs

  1. 1. Why SecUR Credentials IPO?

    The initial public offer (IPO) of SecUR Credentials Ltd offers an early investment opportunity in SecUR Credentials Ltd. A stock market investor can buy SecUR Credentials IPO shares by applying in IPO before SecUR Credentials Ltd shares get listed at the stock exchanges. An investor could invest in SecUR Credentials IPO for short term listing gain or a long term.

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  4. 4. Is SecUR Credentials IPO good?

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  7. 7. When will SecUR Credentials IPO list?

    The SecUR Credentials IPO will list on Monday, November 13, 2017, at NSE SME.








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