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Monte Carlo Fashions Ltd.

BSE: 538836 Sector: Industrials
NSE: MONTECARLO ISIN Code: INE950M01013
BSE 00:00 | 22 Feb 357.85 -0.55
(-0.15%)
OPEN

356.00

HIGH

359.45

LOW

355.85

NSE 00:00 | 22 Feb 357.30 -2.60
(-0.72%)
OPEN

358.00

HIGH

360.00

LOW

355.10

OPEN 356.00
PREVIOUS CLOSE 358.40
VOLUME 1045
52-Week high 569.00
52-Week low 328.10
P/E 9.76
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 778
Buy Price 357.30
Buy Qty 10.00
Sell Price 358.40
Sell Qty 4.00
OPEN 356.00
CLOSE 358.40
VOLUME 1045
52-Week high 569.00
52-Week low 328.10
P/E 9.76
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 778
Buy Price 357.30
Buy Qty 10.00
Sell Price 358.40
Sell Qty 4.00

Monte Carlo Fashions Ltd. (MONTECARLO) - Company History

Monte Carlo Fashions Ltd is one of the leading branded apparel companies. The company has a well diversified presence across various categories such as Cottons Woollens Home Furnishings and Kids etc. The company has created a comprehensive range of woollens cottons cotton blended knitted and woven apparels for Men Women and Kids under the umbrella brand Monte Carlo. The company has a strong distribution network with a wide presence across India through 2500 plus Multi Brand Outlets (MBOs) 235 Exclusive Brand Outlets (EBOs) and 283 National Chain Stores (NCS) as at March 31 2018. Majority of the company's revenues comes from MBOs and franchise EBOs where the company primarily sells on pre-orders and outright basis.Monte Carlo Fashions Ltd was launched in 1984 by Oswal Woolen Mills Ltd the flagship company of Nahar group. The launch was a significant step in the evolution of branded garment industry in India. Since then it has been catering to the ever-growing demands of the Clothing and Fashion industry.The brand has gained the ISO 9001: 2000 certifications and has been felicitated by the International Wool Secretariat with the prestigious Best Exhibited Product award. It has also emerged as the No. 1 brand in the men's wear category in a survey conducted in the summer of 2009 by Images-ORG-MARG. In 2011 the branded apparel business of the parent company Oswal Woollen Mills Ltd. was demerged into Monte Carlo Fashions Limited (MCFL) which retains the ownership of the brand `Monte Carlo'.In April 2014 the company commenced in-house manufacturing of some of its cotton T-shirts thermals and socks. In 2014 Monte Carlo was honored as one of ASIA'S BEST MARKETING BRANDS by World Consulting & Research Corporation (WCRC).During the year 2015 under review the company launched first outlet in Hyderabad.During the financial year ended 31 March 2015 the company achieved an excellent growth in the sale of Cloak & Decker the economy range launched by the company in 2014. The Company also commenced production of socks during the year. The company also expanded its sale net work by increasing its number of exclusive retail outlets/large format stores and distributors during the year.Monte Carlo Fashions' shares were listed on Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) and National Stock Exchange (NSE) on 19 December 2014 pursuant to the successful completion of Initial Public Offering (IPO). This was an offer for sale by the existing shareholders of the company wherein the Private Equity Investor (Kanchi Investments Limited) and the Promoters divested 1646420 shares (7.58%) and 3786596 shares (17.42%) respectively at a premium of Rs.635/- per equity share of Rs. 10/- each. The IPO of the Company received an overwhelming response from the Investors as it was oversubscribed by 7.83 times thereby making this IPO a remarkable success. During the financial year ended 31 March 2016 the company achieved an excellent growth in the sale of Cloak & Decker & Tweens the economy range and the kids range respectively launched by the company in 2014. During the year under review the company also introduced socks under the brand Monte Carlo and the response received is very encouraging. The company also expanded its sales network by increasing its number of exclusive retail outlets/large format stores and distributors during the year.Monte Carlo Fashions' financial performance for the year ended 31 March 2017 was adversely impacted by demonetisation in the third quarter of financial year which accounts. approximately 60% of its sales. To recover from lower sales in the third quarter the Company started early discounts in the fourth quarter.During the financial year ended 31 March 2018 the company launched its Fitness and Fashion wear range in the name of ROCK IT. The basic idea behind it was to introduce garments having an ideal combination of fitness and fashion. Initially the products were sold through the e-commerce platforms and after considering the acceptability of the products and also to push its sales the company has decided to market its new products through other distributing channels.