Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited Share Price and Company Fundamentals

-7.050 (-3.744%)
52 week
84.75 - 291.8

Last traded: Yesterday at 10:00 AM

Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cylinders primarily in India. The company offers compressed natural gas steel, industrial gas, fire extinguisher, fire suppression system, medical application, hydrogen, breathing air, aluminum, jumbo, and type-4 cylinders. It also provides equipment, appliances, and tanks, as well as parts and accessories used for containing and storage of gas, liquids, and air. In addition, the company trades in fire extinguishment and related equipment, and castor oil; and generates power. Further, it exports its products to approximately 25 countries, including countries in South East Asia, the Middle East, Africa, the United States, Europe, South America, and the Commonwealth of Independent States. The company was incorporated in 1978 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

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Company profile

Industry / SectorSpecialty Industrial Machinery / Industrials
Mailing address204, Raheja Centre Free Press Journal Marg 214, Nariman Point Mumbai 400021 India
Phone / Fax91 22 4926 8300 / 91 22 2287 0718


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Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited paid ₹0.70 dividend and the ex-dividend date was 15 Sept 2021.The dividend payout ratio is 1.27%. The dividend payout ratio is defined as the amout of dividend paid divided by the earnings of the company.EKC dividend payout ratio is less than 70. This is ideal as it gives company room to grow the dividends and also the excess earnings can be invested in company for growth.

EKC's forward dividend amount is ₹0.3 and the forward dividend yield is 0.16%. A forward dividend yield is the percentage of a company's current stock price that it expects to pay out as dividends over a certain time period, generally 12 months. Forward dividend yields are generally used in circumstances where the yield is predictable based on past instances. If not, trailing yields, which indicate the same value over the previous 12 months, are used.

Company Executives

As of Jul 2022, following are the company executives and directors listed on Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited.

NameTitleAgeTotal Pay
Mr. Pushkar Prem Kumar KhuranaExec. Chairman49
Mr. Puneet Prem Kumar KhuranaMD & Exec. Director4821.37M
Mr. Sanjiv KapurChief Financial Officer61
Ms. Reena ShahCompany Sec. & Compliance Officer
Mr. R. R. KumarCorp. Head of HR
Ms. Suman KhuranaHead of CSR
Mr. Chandraprakash Manmohan BatraCommercial Director

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Profitability ratios are a class of financial metrics that are used to assess a business's ability to generate earnings relative to its revenue, operating costs, balance sheet assets, and shareholders' equity over time, using data from a specific point in time.

The return on equity signifies how well the management is running the company in terms of capital management. The ideal return on equity is greater than 10%. The return on equity is calculated as net income divided by total share holders equity.

Valuation and Trading Info

The market capitalization of Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited is and its enterprise value is .

The EKC's stocks Beta value is 2.09 making it 109% more volatile compared to NSE market index. Technology stocks and small caps tend to have higher betas than the market benchmark. This indicates that adding the stock to a portfolio will increase the portfolio’s risk, but also increase its expected return. On the other hand utility stocks often have low betas because they tend to move more slowly than market averages.

Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited (NSE:EKC) Frequently Asked Questions

1. What is Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited's Stock Symbol?

Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited trades on NSE under the ticker symbol "EKC".

2. What is Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited's stock price today?

One share of EKC stock can currently be purchased for approximately ₹181.25.

3. How can I contact Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited?

Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited's mailing address is 204, Raheja Centre Free Press Journal Marg 214, Nariman Point Mumbai 400021 India. The company can be reached via phone at 91 22 4926 8300.

4. What is Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited's official website?

The official website of Everest Kanto Cylinder Limited is https://www.everestkanto.com.