Archies Ltd
Archies Ltd (ARCHIES)

Archies Ltd (ARCHIES)

₹19.250.26%

Key Stats

₹18.9
Day's Price Range
₹19.5
₹14.05
52-Week Price Range
₹25.15
1 Month Return2.12 %
3 Month Return29.72 %
1 Year Return11.3 %

Company Financials

  • Quarterly
  • Annual
Value in ₹ crore

Peer Comparsion

PE
Rank 92
EPS
Rank 92
BVPS
Rank 62
₹23.57
Dividend Yield
Rank 35
ROE
Rank 101
2.52%
Price To Book Ratio
0.81
Debt To Asset
Rank 67
0.38

Company Information

Promoted by Anil Moolchandani and Jagdish Moolchandani Archies Ltd. formerly known as Archies Greetings and Gifts AGGL is engaged in manufacturing and trading of a wide range of cards stationery and gifts items under the brand name Archies. The company has been in business since 1979 and has grown quite well over the years.The company has also ongoing technical collaboration with American Greetings Corp. of the USA a fortune 500 company and also the world largest publicity owned manufacturer and distributor of greeting cards for designs and artwork which are chosen and supplied by the collaborated in accordance with taste and then produce and sold here under the brand name Paper Rose.The company has also entered into a technical collaboration with Gibson Greetings Inc. USA the world oldest greeting card company and ranked third in the world for production and marketing of their designs in India which are sold under the brand name Fine Expressions.AGGL has a large distribution network comprising of a retail chain of franchies known as Archies Gallery and ArchiesThe card shop which together number over 250. It also exports goods to Muscat Saudi Arabia Srilanka Nepal Bhutan and UK and has opened its galleries there. In addition the company has diversified into toys and gift items and has also ventured into audio music industry. AGGL is also planning to get into perfumes business.During 19992000 the Company issued bonus shares in the ratio of one share for every share held. In May 2000 in order to pat the unexplored market of egreetings and ecommerce the company incorporated Archies Online.com Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary. It had acquired 620000 equity shares of Archies Online.com Ltdtaking the percentage of stake hold by Archies ltd to 99.84.The Company has signed a memorandum of understanding with Feelings a popular retail chain of greeting cards and gifts and gujarat. Presently there are 25 such stores selling multibrand products. Now these stores will sell only Archies range of products and will be renamed as Archies Feelings. Recently it has tiedup with CRY the number one charitable organisation working for the upliftment of the deprived children for printing and distributing CRY greeting cards and stationery products for this season.The name of the company was changed to Archies Ltd following the approval from shareholders. During 200203 the company entered into agreement with ICC for exclusive merchandising rights in India for Greeting CardsPostersMugsCrayons etc. It also launched a value added service called Express Wishes in association with Blazeflash couriers Pvt Ltd to enable its customer to send greetings cards throughout India by courier. Archies discontinued its perfume division based on its financial performance and had enter into an agreement with a third party on nonexclusive basis to grant a license a to use Archies Perfume on royalty basis.
OrganisationArchies Ltd
HeadquartersGurugram
IndustryRetail