Facor Alloys Ltd. is one of India's largest producers and exporters of Ferro Alloys, an essential ingredient for manufacture of Steel and Stainless Steel. It exports to several countries like Korea, Japan, Italy, Netherlands, USA, Turkey, China and Taiwan. Post trifurcation of the Facor group into 3 independent entities in 2004 under a demerger scheme, FACOR has the capacity to produce 65,000 TPA of Charge Chrome / Ferro Chrome and 2,50,000 TPA of Chrome Ore at its Plant in Orissa. It has also established a mining complex at Bhadrak in Orissa for the mining of Chrome Ore, the main raw material for the production of Charge Chrome/ Ferro Chrome. FACOR has been accredited with ISO 9001:2000 standard, which coupled with other control measures adopted by the Company, enables it to maintain its world wide status as a producer of quality products.
The stock has seen highs of around Rs.21 before the crash happened in 2008. At current price of just around 4.9, the stock is available at a good discount to its Book Value of nearly 5.86. The company is also looking at acquisitions of Chrome Ore mines abroad to expand its capacity. Once the acquisition is made, the stock can see a complete re-rating. At current valuations the stock looks very cheap and the future looks good for this stock.