The Moolchandani family, promoters of Archies, holds 62.44 per cent in the company. In 1995, Archies was incorporated as a public limited company, with its initial public offering of Rs. 74 mn). The issue was oversubscribed 4.5 times Book value- 29.20 rs On 25th may 2011 company announced dividend of 20% on face value of 2 rs 52 week hit high of shares is rs 192 on 17 sep 2010. Archies Ltd has informed BSE that the Board of Directors of the Company have fixed November 03, 2010 as Record Date for the purpose of sub - division of equity shares of Rs. 10/- each of the Company into the Five equity shares of Rs. 2/- each in their meeting held on September 30, 2010.
STAKE % OF % OF TOTALHOLDERS TOTAL 62.35PROMOTERS 62.35% % PROMOT ERSINSTITUTION 0.23% INSTITU TION 100% GENERAL GENERAL 37.42% PUBLIC PUBLIC GRANDGRAND TOTAL 100% 37.42 TOTAL % 0.23%
Net Profit Ratio :- Net Profit Ratio10 8 7.85 7.41 6.92 6 5.61 4 Net Profit Ratio 2 0 -0.78 2009-10 2008-09 2007-08 2006-07 2005-06-2
RESESSION 1. Loss of Rs. 582.61 lacs on account of foreign exchange derivate (options) transaction. 2. Total expenditures were very high in relation with total income. 3. The amount of interest paid was also high compared to last year. 4. Less no. of Retail stores were opened.
Current Ratio 32.5 2.39 2 2.05 1.85 1.78 1.771.5 Current Ratio 10.5 0 2009-102008-092007-082006-072005-06
MTV Roadies 6 & Splits villa Helpage & Cry Chocolate and song cards Ginger lemon Masala tee’s Keel toys(U.S.A), Tatty teddy(Europe), Fizzy Moon(U.K), Me to You(U.K), Russ(U.S.A). Gift designing
Send and Receive variety of animated cards Purchase gifts online Get a reward in form of “Archies dazzling cards” Get delivery at the door step through online purchase
Inventory usage Fixed asset utilization Capital employed Interest coverage ratio(should always be more than 1.5) Credit period for debtors
Good profits through sponsoring of shows Tied up with Yahoo and India times Shop in shop strategy failed Stupid cupid gave good results Collaborations brought profits
600 The main competitors500 514 are 1. Navneet Publication India Ltd400 397300 INCOME 2. Sundaram Multi Pap200 PROFIT/LOSS Ltd 159 140 153 131 EXPENDITURE 3. Orient Press100 72 63 68 4. Small Players 0 9 6 8 (Figures are in Crores)
Ups and downs. Road Ahead 1. Focus on gift segment. 2. One stop gift shop. 3. Heart warmers . 4. Products available all over the world. 5. Tie-Up with Hallmark.