NESCO LTD INCORPORATED ON 15TH APRIL 1946
THE CHAIRMAN OF NESCO LTD-
S. J. PATEL
The company is one of the oldest in India. The company is famously known for the Exhibition center & IT park building. It’s a small company listed on NSE AND BSE.
High promoter holding of 68% approx.
The company has Business units:
Bombay Convention & Exhibition center
Realty division (namely IT Park building)
The major portion of revenue comes from the exhibition center and the reality division. The company is cash-rich with liquid resources of 658 cr. The growth of the company is pretty good over the past decade; which is reflected in the share price of the company. The company is debt-free
The information on the Business unit
Bombay exhibition center:
The exhibition center is spread across 6 exhibition halls, Having a present area of approx. of 620000 sq. ft.Planning to build more halls in future years (approx. 10 lacs sq. ft.).The company has ventured into new business Nesco events and Nesco exhibition in order to increase occupancy in the exhibition halls. The location of the exhibition center provides a unique moat to the business i.e. Being in close proximity from the Airport. The entry into new exhibition halls in Mumbai can affect the profitability of the business.
IT PARK BUILDING :
The company has a bunch of IT buildings.IT Building 1 & 2 have an approx. 3 lacs sq. ft. leasable area; IT Building 3 has an approx. 660000 lacs sq. ft. area leasable area (incurred cost of approx. 113crs).IT Building 4 was completed in FY 18-19 costing approx. 570 crs; having a leasable area of 12 lacs sq. ft. which is already 75% occupied. The company is planning to expand the IT building 2, planning to build 40 lacs sq. ft. area in the coming year.
The company build a huge kitchen which serves approx. 20000 meals per day on the days of exhibitions to the visitors; its a good diversification for the business.
Company invest the surplus funds in debt and liquid funds for a period of time; which is used later for expansion plans
THE INFORMATION IS FOR THE YEAR ENDED FY2020
THE INDABRATOR WAS NOT PROFITABLE IN THE CURRENT YEAR
The company has total leasable area of approx. 21.6 lacs sq ft area if we consider the price of one sq ft as rupees 12000 (being conservative otherwise the price bands is of approx(20000 to 16000 sq ft))(INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON MAGIC BRICKS AND 99 ACRES PROVIDED PICS AT THE END) ;that translate into approx. rupees 2592 cr.It has a rental income of rupees 177 crs (the IT building 4 is 75% occupied rest yet to be rented).
The current COVID-19 situation may affect the business in short term but the long term prospectus of the business is still intacted has the lease agreement with company are for long term.
The most important thing is this company is good hedge against Inflation because of the value of land and will increase in long term
The free cash flow for the year ended FY 20 is 209crs. The landbank 70 acres of land it self is worth atleast 3000 crs and much more.
The ROE is approx. 17% & ROCE of approx. 19% Which is fairly good
PRESS RELEASE FROM THE COMPANY
The information provided is for general information purposes only and is not intended to be personalized investment or financial advice.