Virudhunagar Textile Mills (VTML) was incorporated in 1946, is promoted by Mr T Kannan . Promtors holding is 75%. The company manufactures cotton fabric at its factory in Sulakkarai, Tamil Nadu. https://www.vtmill.com
Sri T Kannan holds the post of Independent Director in TVS Motor Company Limited, and Sundaram Brake Lining Limited. He is the Chairman of Audit committe in Sundaram Brake Lining Limited. And he is the Chairaman of Risk management committee in TVS motor company limited.
VTM’s established position in the grey fabric segment, and its healthy financial risk profile. These strengths are partially offset by exposure to risks stemming from intense competition and volatility in cotton prices.
Established position in the grey fabric industry: Backed by a six-decade-long presence and established market position in the cotton fabric industry, the company caters to an extensive clientele. It derives around 60% of revenue from the local market, and the balance 40% from the export market. The favorable location provides access to yarn from neighboring districts of Tamilnadu.
Healthy financial risk profile: Financial risk profile is marked by healthy gearing and debt protection metrics. Total outside liabilities to tangible net worth ratio has been comfortable at 0.19 time as on March 31, 2020 and less than one time over the five fiscals through March 2020.
It’s almost debt free company
Company is sustaining operating profitability.
Company is consistent dividend payee.
Company is continuous buying fixed asset and investing in mutual fund by using free cash flow. Total Investment 85 cr. And getting income as other income.
Modernisation and Upgradation: Company has invested 13.12 crore for installing new looms and accessories. The company’s plant and equipments are up to date with latest technology.
Company mcap is around 110 crore and book value is around 55. Company current market price is around 28. It’s debt free company. It’s undervalued company in textile sector and steady growth compunder.
Exposure to risks from volatility in cotton prices and intense competition: Cost of cotton yarn accounts for around 65% of total production cost. Though the company maintains raw material stock for 30-60 days, and cotton prices may remain volatile, ability to pass on the higher input cost to customers depends on the global demand and competition scenario. In addition, the company faces intense competition from various players in the industry and shall continue to constrain its business risk profile.