CL Educate Ltd IPO Review – Why You Should Not Be Aggressive On It?

CL Educate IPO Review

CL Educate Ltd IPO Review and what features you need to consider?

Issue Details:
Issue opens: March 20, 2017
Issue Closes: March 22, 2017
Number of shares offered: 47,60,000
IPO size: Rs. 300 crores (approx)
Face value: Rs. 10
Issue price: Rs. 500 – Rs. 502 per share
Minimum order quantity: 29 shares
Listing: BSE / NSE

CL Educare Ltd IPO Allottment Details:
Retail allocation: 35%
Allotment date: 29 March, 2017
Share transfer to demat: 30 March, 2017
Listing date: 31 March, 2017

Some details about the company:
We also know the company CL Educate in the name of Career Launcher. The company provides various educational products and services. They offers services in: educational studies, training programme, vocational training. The company also offers test preparation courses and services under the CAREER LAUNCHER programme. The company is the owner of the publishing and content development services brand GK Publications. They are also owner of brand name Kestone dealing in marketing support, customer engagement etc.

Now lets have an eye on the financial data of the company. See the image below:
CL Educate Ltd 1
In FY2012 the company posted total revenue of Rs. 102.1 crores while they were in loss of 5.4 crores while in FY2015 the company has posted a total revenue of 155.8 crores against a profit of 7.7 crores. In FY2016 the revenue increased to 173.8 crores but profit reduced to 4.9 crores. may be this is due to increase of debt in the balance sheet. Now if you see the 6 months performance of FY2017 the company has increased their profitability by a large extent.

What is the objective of the CL Educate Ltd IPO?
1) Funding working capital requirement of the company.
2) Aquisitions and other strategic initiatives.
3) Pre-payment of outstanding debts.
4) General corporate purposes.

CL Educate Ltd IPO Review – Should you invest in it?
Now the market is at its top, many companies are coming up with IPOs and IPOs are being over-subscribed too. Now we cant see big growth in the balance sheet of the company, but as the company is telling that they will reduce debt, if they can reduce debt profit will automatically increase. Now hopefully the IPO will be marginally over-subscribed and subscribers can see some listing gain too. I suggest you to be cautious as the IPO likely not going to be a start performer as this one: Avenue Supermarts IPO Date Declared – Should Your Invest In It?

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