Shree Vasu Logi NSE SME IPO review (Avoid)

Review By Dilip Davda on May 25, 2018


Shree Vasu Logistics Ltd. (SVLL) is engaged in providing various logistic services such as acting as carrying and forwarding agent, warehousing and inventory management and distribution management thrugh secondary transportation. SVLL has positioned itself as third party logistics services provider and operates on carrying and forwarding agent model.

To part finance its working capital and general corporate fund needs, SVLL is coming out with a maiden IPO of 2064000 equity shares of Rs. 10 each at a fixed price of Rs. 45 per share to mobilize Rs. 9.29 crore. Issue opens for subscription on 23.05.18 and will close on 25.05.18. Minimum application is to be made for 3000 shares and in multiples thereon, thereafter. Post allotment, shares will be listed on NSE SME Emerge. Issue is solely lead managed by Pantomath Capital Advisors Pvt. Ltd. and Bigshare Services Pvt. Ltd. is the registrar to the issue. Issue constitutes 27% of the post issue paid up capital of the company. Having raised initial equity at par, it raised further equity at a price of Rs. 50 per share in November 2013 and has also issued bonus shares in the ratio of 8 for 1 in February 2018. Average cost of acquisition of shares by the promoters is Rs. 1.97 and Rs. 2.20 per share. Post issue, its current paid up equity capital of Rs. 5.58 cr. will stand enhanced to Rs. 7.64 cr.

On performance front, for last four fiscals SVLL has posted turnover/net profits of Rs. 18.06 cr. / Rs. 0.53 cr. (FY14), Rs. 21.78 cr. / Rs. 0.66 cr. (FY15), Rs. 23.02 cr. / Rs. 0.76 cr. (FY16) and Rs. 27.69 cr. / Rs. 0.79 cr. (FY17). For first nine months ended on 31.12.17 of FY18 it has earned net profit of Rs. 1.89 cr. on a turnover of Rs. 22.79 cr. Super profits for first three quarters of FY18 raises concern. For last three fiscals it has posted an average EPS of Rs. 1.35 and an average RoNW of 14.47%. Issue is priced at a P/BV of 3.28 on the basis of its NAV of Rs. 13.74 as on 31.12.17 and at a P/BV of 2.03 on the basis of post issue NAV of Rs. 22.18. If we annualize latest earnings and attribute it on fully diluted equity post issue, then asking price is at a P/E of around 14 against industry average of 14. As per offer document it has considered Patel Integrated as its listed peer which is trading around 14 (as on 18.05.18). Thus issue is fully priced. Its debt equity ratio as on 31.12.17 is 2.25.

On merchant banker’s front, this is 60th mandate from its stable in last three fiscals. Out of last 10 listings all opened with a premium on offer price ranging from 1.59% to 40% on the day of listing.


Conclusion / Investment Strategy

There is no harm in giving this fully priced issue a miss.

Reviewer recommends Avoid to the issue.

Review By Dilip Davda on May 25, 2018

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

Shree Vasu Logistics IPO FAQs

  1. 1. Why Shree Vasu Logistics IPO?

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

  2. 2. How is Shree Vasu Logistics IPO?

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  3. 3. Shree Vasu Logistics IPO what should investors do?

    Shree Vasu Logistics IPO offers an opportunity to buy IPO shares before they get listed at the stock exchanges. Read the Shree Vasu Logistics IPO Notes, Analysis and Recommendations by leading stock brokerage firms and experts in the above answer.

  4. 4. Is Shree Vasu Logistics IPO good?

    Our recommendation for Shree Vasu Logistics IPO is to avoid.

  5. 5. Is Shree Vasu Logistics IPO worth Investing?

    As per the analysis by our lead analyst Mr. Dilip Davda, we suggest you to avoid the Shree Vasu Logistics IPO.

  6. 6. When will Shree Vasu Logistics IPO allotment status?

    The Shree Vasu Logistics IPO allotment status will be available on or around May 30, 2018. The allotted shares will be credited in demat account by Jun 1, 2018. Visit Shree Vasu Logistics IPO allotment status to check.

  7. 7. When will Shree Vasu Logistics IPO list?

    The Shree Vasu Logistics IPO will list on Monday, June 4, 2018, at NSE SME.








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