Uniphos Enterprises Ltd

Uniphos Enterprises Ltd (UNIENTER)


Key Stats

Day's Price Range
52-Week Price Range
1 Month Return-3.78 %
3 Month Return-0.32 %
1 Year Return24.85 %

Company Financials

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Value in ₹ crore

Peer Comparsion

Rank 23
Rank 18
Rank 18
Dividend Yield
Rank 23
Rank 173
Price To Book Ratio
Rank 38
Debt To Asset
Rank 37

Company Information

Uniphos Enterprises Ltdformerly United Phosphorus LtdUPL established in 1969 to manufacture red phosphorus an import substitute Erstwhile UPL later started manufacturing several speciality chemicals like compounds of phosphorus pesticides dyes and dyeintermediates plasticisers and mercury salts. It has grown to become one of the biggest producers and exporters of organic and inorganic mercury compounds in India. Further it also became a leader in the pesticide and fumigant segment. The company as part of restructuring exercise has demerged all its manufacturing facilities to Search Chem Industries a subsidiary with effective from March 1 2003. All necessary statutory formalities has been completed. After this demerger the company consist of mainly trading business. The Company intends to do trading of chemicals import and export of engineering goods and agricultural products.In 199495 as a part of backward integration and import substitution the company has commissioned a plant to manufacture D V E Ster which is an important raw material for the manufacture of cypermethrin and enjoys tremendous export potential. To integrate the business operations nationally and internationally and also to support and give boost to the export activities the company has implemented Enterprisewide Resource Planning ERP package developed by Avalon Software Inc. USA. The company is now on line in respect of most of its activities in the country.During 19992000 the company has been able to maintain growth due to major brandbuilding and promotional exercise. The Company is planning to make a preferential issue to the extent of Rs.85 crores. The investment will be made in its specialty chemical subsidiary Search Chem Industries SCIL. There will not be any extra cash outflow from UPL as the Rs 85cr loan given by the company will be converted into preference shares. This is part of the financial restructuring plan suggested by IDBI to SCIL. UPL holding 53 stake in SCIL has already given loans to the tune of Rs 168.97 cr to its subsidiary and out of these Rs 85 cr will be converted into preference shares. UPL has evinced interest in acquiring a majority stake in Hindustan Insecticides HIL in which the government is disinvesting 51. Though the company has not yet put in its bid it has been reportedly approached by AF Ferguson Co which is the advisor for the proposed disinvestment.
OrganisationUniphos Enterprises Ltd