Does Nandan Denim Limited's (NSE:NDL) CEO Pay Matter?

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Deepak Chiripal became the CEO of Nandan Denim Limited (NSE:NDL) in 2006. First, this article will compare CEO compensation with compensation at similar sized companies. Next, we'll consider growth that the business demonstrates. And finally - as a second measure of performance - we will look at the returns shareholders have received over the last few years. This method should give us information to assess how appropriately the company pays the CEO.

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How Does Deepak Chiripal's Compensation Compare With Similar Sized Companies?

According to our data, Nandan Denim Limited has a market capitalization of ₹2.2b, and pays its CEO total annual compensation worth ₹9.2m. (This number is for the twelve months until March 2018). While this analysis focuses on total compensation, it's worth noting the salary is lower, valued at ₹8.2m. We examined a group of similar sized companies, with market capitalizations of below ₹14b. The median CEO total compensation in that group is ₹1.3m.

It would therefore appear that Nandan Denim Limited pays Deepak Chiripal more than the median CEO remuneration at companies of a similar size, in the same market. However, this fact alone doesn't mean the remuneration is too high. We can better assess whether the pay is overly generous by looking into the underlying business performance.

You can see a visual representation of the CEO compensation at Nandan Denim, below.

NSEI:NDL CEO Compensation, May 26th 2019

Is Nandan Denim Limited Growing?

Over the last three years Nandan Denim Limited has shrunk its earnings per share by an average of 22% per year (measured with a line of best fit). In the last year, its revenue is down -7.0%.

Few shareholders would be pleased to read that earnings per share are lower over three years. And the fact that revenue is down year on year arguably paints an ugly picture. So given this relatively weak performance, shareholders would probably not want to see high compensation for the CEO. We don't have analyst forecasts, but you could get a better understanding of its growth by checking out this more detailed historical graph of earnings, revenue and cash flow.

Has Nandan Denim Limited Been A Good Investment?

With a three year total loss of 69%, Nandan Denim Limited would certainly have some dissatisfied shareholders. This suggests it would be unwise for the company to pay the CEO too generously.

In Summary...

We examined the amount Nandan Denim Limited pays its CEO, and compared it to the amount paid by similar sized companies. As discussed above, we discovered that the company pays more than the median of that group.

Earnings per share have not grown in three years, and the revenue growth fails to impress us.

Arguably worse, investors are without a positive return for the last three years. Some might well form the view that the CEO is paid too generously! CEO compensation is one thing, but it is also interesting to check if the CEO is buying or selling Nandan Denim (free visualization of insider trades).

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