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Directors Report of Modern Shares & Stock Brokers Ltd.

Mar 31, 2015

Dear Members,

The Directors take pleasure in presenting the Seventy Sixth Annual Repo rt together with the audited financial statements for the year ended Ma rch 31,2015.

FINANCIAL RESULTS: 31/03/2015 31/03/2014 Rpees(Rs.) Rupee(Rs.)

GROSS PROFIT 5,952,557 2,315,121

Less: Depreciation (627,713) (597,269)

PROFIT / (LOSS) BEFORE TAXATION 5,324,844 1,717,852

PROVISION FOR TAXATION (net) (1,566,814) (412,381)

PROFIT / (LOSS) AFTER TAX 3,758,030 1,305,471

Add: Brought Forward Profit of Previous Year 56,718,596 58,842,394

AMOUNT AVAILABLE FOR APPROPRIATION 60,476,626 60,147,865

Less: Proposed Dividend 2,931,125 2,931,125

Less: Provision for Corporate tax on dividend 586,078 498,145

Less: Transfer to General Revenue NIL NIL

Balance carried to Balance Sheet 56,959,423 56,718,596

2. BUSINESS ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS

The Company's operations resulted in a gross profit of Rs.59.53 lacs as against Rs. 23.15 lacs in the previous year. After providing for depre ciation of Rs. 6.28 lacs (previous year Rs. 5.97 lacs) and making net provision for taxation of Rs. 15.67 lacs (Previous year Rs. 4.12 lacs) the Company has earned a net profit of Rs.37.58 lacs as against net pro fit of Rs.13.06 lacs in the previous year.

The year gone by has been good, both for our company and the stock mark ets. The general elections held last year has brought about renewed hope,optimism and great expectations from the new government at the cent er. We have also witnessed a large inflow of funds from overseas by both Foreign Institutional Investors and Non Resident Indians.

We have seen an improvement in the company's profits over the previous year and given the overall buoyancy in the stock markets, we expect the overall performance to remain strong in the current fiscal too.While it will be difficult to expect the market to perform as well as it did last year, we do expect the sentiment to remain bullish and trading activity to improve further.

Our Indian economy is faced with some challenges, with the demand being subdued and forecasts for the monsoon being less than the normal rainfa ll.However,we feel that the government will continue to take steps that will eventually lead to a pick up in the overall economy, which in turn would lead to better GDP numbers. We expect the interest rates and infl ation to be lower. We also expect the government to doi ts part in redu cing the fiscal deficit through measures of disinvestment and tightening of expenditure. Such measures will sendout all the right signals to the investors and would help in keeping the overall sentiment positive in the stock markets.

3. DIVIDEND

Your Directors recommend a Dividend of 10% (previous year 10% ) for the year ended 31st March 2015. The dividend will absorb Rs. 2,931,125/-tax free in the hands of shareholders. If approved, such dividend will be paid to those shareholders,whose names appear in the Register of Member s as on July 27, 2015.

4. DIRECTORS

During the year on February 18, 2015 Mr.Monish Shewakramani resigned as Director owing to his other pressing commitments and Mr. R.N Shenvi had resigned from the Board to reconstitute the Board and was appointed in the same meeting as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) as Key Managerial Per sonnel as required U/s 203 (1) of the Companies Act, 2013. Your Directo rs wants to place on records their gratitude for the excellent work car ried on by the outgoing Directors during their tenure.

Mr. Ashok T. Kukreja was appointed as an Additional Director on the Board on February 18, 2015 and was subsequently appointed as Independent Director along with Mr. U. K. Mallik who was also appointed as Independent Director on the board on March 30, 2015 through Postal Ballot by the members for a period of 5 years.

In accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company Mr. Ghansham Shewakramani and Mr. Narendra Hira Advani retire by rotation and being eligible for re-appointment and have indicated their willingness to serve, if re- appointed.

All independent directors have given declaration that they meet the criteria of independence as laid down under section 149(6) of the Companies Act, 2013 and clause 49 of listing agreement.

5. BOARD EVALUATION

Pursuant to the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement, the Board has carried out an annual performance evaluation of its own performance, the directors individually as well as the evaluation of the working of its Audit, Nomination & Remuneration, and Stakeholders Grievance Committees. The manner in which the evaluation has been carried out has been explained herein below:

The Board has carried out the annual performance evaluation of its own performance, the Directors individually as well as the evaluation of the working of its Audit, Nomination and Remuneration and Stakeholders Grievance Committees. A structured questionnaire was prepared after inputs received from the Directors, covering various aspects of the Board's functioning such as adequacy of the composition of the Board and its committees, Board culture, execution and performance of specific duties, obligation and governance.

A separate exercise was carried out to evaluate the performance of individual Directors including the Chairman of the Board, who were evaluated on parameters such as level of engagement and contribution, independence judgement, safeguarding the interest of the Company and its stakeholders etc. The performance evaluation of independent Directors was carried out by the entire Board. The performance of the Chairman and non independent Directors was carried out by the independent Directors who also reviewed the performance of the compliance department. The Directors expressed their satisfaction with the evaluation process.

Number of Board Meetings held:

The Board of Directors duly met 5 times during the financial year from 1st April, 2014 to 31st March, 2015. The dates on which the meetings were held are as follows:

Dates on which Strength of No. of Directors Board Meetings the Board Present held

May 30, 2014 7 5

July 7, 2014 7 5

October 10, 2014 7 6

January 30, 2015 7 6

February 18, 2015 6 5

Relevant Details of Directors / CFO as on March 31,2015

Sr. Name of the Date of Category Number of Committe(s) No. Director Appoint Directorship Position ment held in Member Indian Chairman Company

1 Mr. Anil 25.10.2000 Chairman & 4 - S Manghnani Whole time Director

2 Mr. Narendra 30.05.2011 Non Executive 4 Advani Directer

3 Mr. U. K. 20.11.1970 Non Executive None 3 Mallik*** Director/ Independent

4 Mr. Ghansham 25.01.1995 Non executive 29 2 Shewakramani Director

5 Mrs. Roshan 31.01.2007 Woman Director - 1 Advani Patheria

6 Mr. Monish 29-06-2007 Non Executive 22 1 Shewakramani* Director (Resigned on 18/02/2015)

7 Mr.Radhakrishna 03.08.2011 Executive 6 N. Shenvi# Director* (Resigned on 18/02/2015)

8 Mr. Ashok 18.02.2015 Non-executive 3 3 Kukreja ** Director/ Independent

9 Mr.Radhakrishna 18.02.2015 CFO 6 N. Shenvi#

* Resigned dated 18.02.2015

** Appointed Additional Director on 18-02-2015 & Independent Director on March 30, 2015 *** Appointed as Independent Director on March 30,2015

# Resigned as Executive Director and Appointed as CFO (KMP) on the same date of 18-02-2015.

Attendance of Directors at Board Meetings and Annual General Meeting:

Name of the Attendance at the Board Attendance Director Meeting held on at the AGM held on

3.05 07.07 31.10 30.01 18.02 25/09 .2014 .2014 .2014 .2015 .2015 /2014

Mr. Anil Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes S. Manghnani

Mr. Narendra Leave Yes Leave Leave Leave Leave H. Advani

Mr. Uday Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Kumar Mallik

Mrs. Roshan Yes Leave Yes Yes yes yes Advani Patheria

Mr. Ghansham Leave Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Shewakramani

Mr.Radhakrishna Yes Yes Yes Yes Resigned Yes Shenvi (18/02/ 2015)

Mr. Monish Yes Leave Yes Yes Resigned Yes Shewakramani (18/02 /2015)

Mr. Ashok N.A NA NA NA Yes NA T. Kukreja (appt18/02/2015) as Additional Director

Audit Committee Member

Name of the Member 30.05.2014 07.07.2014 31.10.2014 30.01.2015

Mr. Uday Yes Yes Yes Yes Kumar Mallik

Mr. Ghansham Leave Yes Yes Yes Shewakramani

Mr. Monish Shewakramani Yes Leave Yes Yes

Stakeholder & Grienvance Committee Member

Name of the 30.05.2014 07.07.2014 31.10.2014 30.01.2015

Mr. Uday Yes Yes Yes Yes Kumar Mallik

Mrs. Roshan Yes Leave Yes Yes Advani Patheria

Mr. Ghansham Leave Yes Yes Yes Shewakramani

Nomination & Remuneration Committee Member

Name of the 30.05.2014 07.07.2014 31.10.2014 30.01.2015 Member

Mr. Uday Yes Yes Yes Yes Kumar Mallik

Mr. Ghansham Leave Yes Yes Yes Shewakramani

Mr. Monish Yes Leave Yes Yes Shewakramani

Independent Directors Meeting

Name of the Member 31.03.2015

Mr. Uday Kumar Mallik Yes

Mr. Ashok T. Kukreja Yes

6. DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

To the best of their knowledge and belief and according to the information and explanations obtained by them, your Directors make the following statements in terms of Section 134(5)(c) of the Companies Act, 2013:

a) that in the preparation of the annual financial statements for the year ended March 31,2015, the applicable accounting standards read with requirments set out under Schedule III to the Act have been followed along with proper explanation relating to material departures, if any;

b) that such accounting policies as mentioned in Notes to the Financial Statements have been selected and applied consistently and judgement and estimates have been made that are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as at March 31, 2015 and of the profit of the Company for the year ended on that date;

c) that proper and sufficient care has been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 2013 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

d) that the annual financial statements have been prepared on a 'going concern basis';

e) that proper internal financial controls were in place and that the financial controls were adequate and were operating effectively, and

f) that systems to ensure compliance with the provisions of all applicable laws were in place and were adequate and operating effectively.

7. BUSINESS RISK MANAGEMENT

Although the company has long been following the principle of risk minimization as is the norm in every industry, it has now become a compulsion. Therefore, in accordance with clause 49 of the listing agreement the Board members were informed about risk assessment and minimization procedures after which the Board formally adopted steps for framing, implementing and monitoring the risk management plan for the company.

The main objective of this policy is to ensure sustainable business growth with stability and to promote a pro-active approach in reporting, evaluating and resolving risks associated with the business. In order to achieve the key objective, the policy establishes a structured and disciplined approach to Risk Management, in order to guide decisions on risk related issues. In today's challenging and competitive environment, strategies for mitigating inherent risks in accomplishing the growth plans of the Company are imperative.

The common risks inter alia are: Regulations, competition, Business risk, Technology obsolescence, Investments, retention of talent and expansion of facilities. Business risk, inter-alia, further includes financial risk, political risk, fidelity risk, legal risk.

As a matter of policy, these risks are assessed and steps as appropriate are taken to mitigate the same.

8. INTERNAL CONTROL SYSTEMS AND THEIR ADEQUACY

The Company has an Internal Control System, commensurate with the size, scale and complexity of its operations. The scope and authority of the Internal Audit (IA) function is to maintain its objectivity and independence, the Internal Audit function reports to the Chairperson of the Audit Committee of the Board.

The Internal Audit Department monitors and evaluates the efficacy and adequacy of internal control system in the Company, its compliance with operating systems, accounting procedures and policies of the Company. Based on the report of internal audit function, each department under take corrective action in their respective areas and thereby strengthen the controls. Significant audit observations and corrective actions thereon are presented to the Audit Committee of the Board.

9. VIGIL MECHANISM / WHISTLE BLOWER POLICY

In pursuant to the provisions of section 177(9) & (10) of the Companies Act, 2013, a Whistle Blower Policy for directors and employees to report genuine concerns has been established. The Policy has been uploaded on the website of the Company at www.modernshares.com under investors/policy documents/Vigil Mechanism Policy link.

10. RELATED PARTY TRANSACTIONS

All related party transactions that were entered into during the financial year were on an arm's length basis and were in the ordinary course of business. (The Company has obtained the prior approval of Central Government U/s 297 of the Companies Act, 1956 which is for a period of 3 years in the year 2012-13) There are no materially significant related party transactions made by the Company with Promoters, Directors, Key Managerial Personnel or other designated persons which may have a potential conflict with the interest of the Company. None of the Directors has any pecuniary relationships or transactions vis-a-vis the Company.

In compliance under the provisions of New Companies Act, 2013 Transactions with related parties entered by the Company in the normal course of business are periodically placed before the Audit Committee for its omnibus approval and the particulars of contracts entered during the year as per Form AOC-2 is enclosed as Annexure- A to this report.

11. SIGNIFICANT AND MATERIAL ORDERS PASSED BY THE REGULATORS OR COURTS

There are no orders passed by the Regulators / Courts which would impact the going concern status of the Company and its future operations.

12. AUDITORS

12.1 STATUTORY AUDITORS

M/s. Bhandari Dastur Gupta & Associates, Chartered Accountants, (Firm Registration No. 119739W), Mumbai have been appointed as Statutory Auditors of the company at the last Annual General Meeting held on 25.09.2014 for a period of three years subject to ratification by members at every consequent Annual General Meeting. Therefore, ratification of their appointment as Statutory Auditors is being sought from the members of the Company at the ensuing AGM.

12.2 SECRETARIAL AUDITORS

Pursuant to the provisions of Section 204 of the Companies Act, 2013 the Company has appointed Mr. Janak Pandya, Company Secretary in Practice (CP No.: 5940, ACS: 10841),to undertake the Secretarial Audit of the company. The Secretarial Audit Report is annexed herewith as 'Annexure B'.

Explanation to the Observations in Secretarial Audit report

The Company did not have Company Secretary in employment as its paid- up capital is Rs. 2.93 crore only, which was less than prescribed paid up capital of Rs. 5 Crore under the erstwhile Companies Act, 1956. The New Companies Act, 2013 requires every listed company to have a Company Secretary in employment as KMP. The Company is looking for a suitable person to fill in the post to commensurate with its size and area of operations. Presently, the Secretarial department is being headed by CFO cum Compliance Officer having experience of almost 30 years in finance & law looking after compliances in the Company under all the laws including the Companies Act, 2013 and the rules made there under with the help of a Practicing Company Secretary.

12.3 INTERNAL AUDITORS

M/S. Jayant Associates, Chartered Accountants performs the duties of internal auditors of the company and their report is reviewed by the Audit Committee from time to time.

13. FIXED ASSETS

The Fixed Assets of the Company as at the close of the year, stood Rs. 19.03 lacs (Previous year Rs. 27.29 lacs). In compliance with Accounting Standard AS-28 relating to "Impairment of Assets", the company has reviewed the carrying amount of its fixed assets as at the end of the year.

14. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

As per Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement issued by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Corporate Governance is required if the paid up capital of the Company is Rs. 10 Crore and above or net worth is Rs. 25 Crore or more at any time in the history of the Company. Since the Company does not fall under the criteria mentioned above the Clause of Corporate Governance is not applicable to the Company.

15. EXTRACT OF ANNUAL RETURN

The details forming part of the extract of the Annual Return in form MGT 9 is annexed herewith as "Annexure C".

16. Remuneration Ratio of the Directors/Key Managerial Persons (KMP)/ Employees

The information required pursuant to Section 197 read with Rule 5(1) of The Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 and Companies (Particulars of Employees) Rules, 1975, in respect of employees of the Company and Directors is furnished hereunder:

There were 20 permeant employees on the rolls of company as on march 31marqh 2015.

Sr. Name Desig- Remu- Remu- increase Ratio/ No. nation neration neration in Times per paid FY paid FY Remu- median 2014-15 2013-14 neration of from employee previous remunera- (Rs. (Rs. Year (Rs. tion Lakhs) Lakhs) Lakhs)

1 Mr. Anil Whole- 10.71 10.32 0.39 2.69 Manghnani time Director

2 Mr. R N Executive 10.26 11.23 (0.97) 2.57 Shenvi* Director/ CFO

*Resign as Executive Director 18.2.2015 and was apointed as CFO on the same date.

17. DISCLOSURE

The particulars of the conservation of energy, technology and absorption, foreign exchange earnings and outgo as required u/s. 134(3)(m) of the Companies Act, 2013 and Rule 8(3) of the Companies (Accounts) Rules, 2014, the same are not applicable to the Company. The information required pursuant to Section 197 read with Rule 5(2) of The Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules, 2014 in respect of employees of the Company, is not given as none of the employees of the company exceeds the limit.

18 DEMATERIALISATION OF SHARES

96.15% of the Company's paid up equity share capital is in dematerilised form as on 31st March 2015 and balance 3.85% is in phycial form. The Company's Registrar and Share transfer agent is M/s Link Intime India Pvt. Ltd. having office at C/13 Pannalal Silk Mills Compound, LBS Marg Bhandup west Mumbai 400078.

19. ACKNOWELDGEMENTS

The Board of Directors takes this opportunity to thank the employees for their dedicated service and contribution towards the growth of the Company, our sincere appreciation to Institutional, Retail Clients for their patronage to our Company.

20. CAUTIONARY STATEMENT

The statements contained in the Board's Report contain certain statements relating to the future and therefore are forward looking within the meaning of applicable securities, laws and regulations. Various factors such as economic conditions, changes in government regulations, tax regime, other statues, market forces and other associated and incidental factors may however lead to variation in actual results. By Order of the Board of Directors For Modern Shares and StockbrokersLimited

Sd/- Sd/- Narendra Advani Anil S. Manghnani Director Whole Time Director (DIN-03351909) (DIN-00012806)

Mumbai, dated May 29, 2015

Registered Office: Wankhede Stadium, North Stand, Staircase No. 13, 'D' Road, Churchgate, Mumbai - 400 020. CIN: L45200MH1939PLC002958 Website: www.modernshares.com


Mar 31, 2014

TO THE MEMBERS OF

MODERN SHARES AND STOCKBROKERS LIMITED

The Directors are pleased to present the Seventy Fifth Annual Report, together with the Audited Statement of Accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March 2014.

FINANCIAL RESULTS: 31/03/2014 31/03/2013 Rupees Rupees

GROSS PROFIT 2,315,121 7,237,165

Less: Depreciation (597,269) (817,840)

PROFIT / (LOSS) BEFORE TAXATION 1,717,852 6,419,325

PROVISION FOR TAXATION (net) (412,381) (2,049,504)

PROFIT / (LOSS) AFTER TAX 1,305,471 4,369,821

Add: Brought Forward Profit of Previous Year 58,842,394 57,879,200

AMOUNT AVAILABLE FOR APPROPRIATION 60,147,865 62,249,021

Less; Proposed Dividend 2,931,125 2,931,125 Provision for Corporate tax on dividend 498,145 475,502

Less: Transfer to General Revenue NIL NIL

Balance carried to Balance Sheet 56,718,596 58,842,394

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS:

The Company''s operations resulted in a gross profit of Rs.23.15 lacs against Rs. 72.37 lacs in the previous year. After providing for depreciation of Rs.5.97 lacs (previous year Rs. 8.18 lacs) and making net provision for taxation of Rs.4.12 lacs. (Previous year Rs 20.50 lacs) the Company has earned a net profit of Rs.13.06 lacs as against net profit of Rs. 43.70 lacs in the previous year.

It was another difficult year for the stock markets. For the first 11 months, the markets were driven by only a few stocks in the defensive sectors of Information Technology, FMCG and Pharmaceuticals. In fact, when the markets corrected in August last year, we witnessed many of the mid-cap and small cap stocks breaking their 2008-09 lows. However, from March this year we have seen a rebound and renewed hope and optimism in the markets.

The market is now in the midst of a good bull run with great expectations from the new government. Given that the new government has a clear majority, we expect that the new government will be able to pass more reforms that will overall benefit the economy and the stock markets. We feel that there will be focus on growth, job creation and infrastructure spending. There will be renewed focus on PSU companies and many will be revived that are struggling and thus we expect these stocks to do well too.

This fiscal year has started on a positive note for the company. We expect to do much better this year both in terms of revenue and profit growth. We continue to look at ways to reduce costs and we remain committed to our shareholders. We are optimistic that the markets will have a good year ahead and overall the outlook remains

positive for the next 6-8 quarters. There will be possible hurdles such as weak monsoon but we are hopeful that good and sound economic decisions will be taken by the government to bring down Inflation and Interest rates efforts to improve our performance going forward.

DIVIDEND:

Your Directors recommend a Dividend of 10% (previous year 10%) for the year ended 31st March 2014.The dividend will absorb Rs.2,931,125/- tax free in the hands of shareholders. If approved, such dividend will be paid to those shareholders, whose names appear in the Register of Members as on September 29, 2014.

DIRECTORS:

Mr. Anil Sugno Manghnani (DIN No. 00012806) Whole Time Director whose reappointment is due for renewal be and is hereby recommended by the Board of Directors for his re-appointment. The Company has received notices from a members under section 160 for the new Companies Act, 2013 proposing his candidature for the office of the Whole Time Director.

In accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company Mrs. Roshan Patheria (DIN No.00651144) and Mr. Monish Shewakramani (DIN No.00413477) retire by rotation and being eligible for re-appointment and have indicated their willingness to serve, if re-appointed.

DIRECTORS'' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956, the Directors based on the representations received from the Management, confirms that

(a) In the preparation of annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed and that no material departures have been made from the same

(b) Appropriate accounting policies have been selected and applied consistently and judgments and estimates made are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as on 31st March 2014 and of the profit of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2014.

(c) Proper and sufficient care have been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

(d) The annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

SECRETARIAL COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATE:

Since the paid-up capital of the company is less than 5 crores and the company does not have full time Company Secretary in employment a Secretarial Compliance Certificate u/s. 383A of the Companies Act. 1956 as amended from a practicing Company Secretary Mr. Janak Pandya PCA is annexed herewith as a part of Directors Report.

FIXED ASSETS:

The Fixed Assets of the Company as at the close of the year, stood at Rs.27.29 lacs (Previous year Rs. 33.12 lacs).

DISCLOSURES:

The particulars of the conservation of energy, technology and absorption, foreign exchange earning and outgo as required u/s.217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 duly amended by the Companies (Disclosures of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988, the same are not applicable to the Company. Information as per Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Particulars of Employees) (Amendments) Rules, 1975 as amended till date, is not given as none of the employees of the company exceeds the limit.

AUDITORS:

M/s. Bhandari Dastur Gupta & Associates Chartered Accountants retires at the close of the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible, offer themselves for re-appointment. A Certificate u/s. 139 (1) of the New Companies Act, 2013 to act as auditors if appointed has been obtained showing their eligibility to that effect that their appointment for a period of three years , if considered will be in order. Your Board of Directors recommends their appointment at the ensuing Annual General Meeting.

APPRICEATION:

The Board of Directors takes this opportunity to thank the employees for their dedicated service and contribution towards the growth of the Company. Our sincere appreciation to Institutional, Retail Clients for their patronage to our Company.

Mumbai, dated 30th May, 2014 By Order of the Board of Directors

Registered Office: Sd/- Wankhede Stadium, North Stand, Anil S. Manghnani Staircase No. 13, ''D'' Road, Churchgate, Chairman & Whole Time Mumbai - 400 020. Director (DIN No. 00012806)


Mar 31, 2013

TO THE MEMBERS OF MODERN SHARES AND STOCKBROKERS LIMITED

The Directors are pleased to present the Seventy Fourth Annual Report, together with the Audited Statement of Accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March 2013.

FINANCIAL RESULTS:

31/03/2013 31/03/2012 Rupees Rupees

GROSS PROFIT 7,237,165 31,397,513

Less: Depreciation (817,840) (738,603)

PROFIT / (LOSS) BEFORE TAXATION 6,419,325 30,658,910

PROVISION FOR TAXATION (net) (2,049,504) (5,443,651)

PROFIT / (LOSS) AFTER TAX 4,369,821 25,215,259

Add: Brought Forward Profit of Previous Year 57,879,200 36,070,568

AMOUNT AVAILABLE FOR APPROPRIATION 62,249,021 61,285,827 Less; Proposed Dividend 2,931,125 2,931,125

Provision for Corporate tax on dividend 475,502 475,502

Less: Transfer to General Revenue NIL NIL

Balance carried to Balance Sheet 58,842,394 57,879,200

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS:

The Company''s operations resulted in a gross profit of Rs.72.37 lacs against Rs. 313.98 lacs in the previous year. After providing for depreciation of Rs.8.18 lacs (previous year Rs. 7.39 lacs ) and making net provision for taxation of Rs.20.50 lacs. (Previous year Rs 54.44 lacs) the Company has earned a net profit of Rs.43.70 lacs as against net profit of Rs. 252.15 lacs in the previous year. The results are not comparable due to a sale of an asset in the previous financial year.

The last financial year was an up and down one for the stock markets. After trading in a range for the first half of 2012, we witnessed a strong rally in the equity markets till the end of January 2013. After reaching 6100 levels on the Nifty, we again witnessed a correction where we saw sharp erosion in stock prices of midcaps and small cap companies. The broking business remains competitive and challenging as mutual funds continue to witness redemption pressures, which has translated to a drop in overall volumes.

There was hope in the period from September last year to January 2013. The government had kicked started the reforms process as it passed FDI in Retail and Aviation. Inflation also started to cool off and thus RBI has obliged with three rate cuts in a row. Although, we have elections next year, it was encouraging to see the government bite the bullet and increase both petrol and diesel prices. Optimism was evident in the market and there was a sense of belief that the government would be able to control the Current Account Deficit and also GDP would be back above 6% after some dismal numbers in the last few quarters.

However, some of the optimism appears to be fading away as the continuous exposure of scams is once again hurting sentiment. The political situation also appears shaky and the fear of a fractured coalition government will continue to haunt the markets going forward. Although we expect a tough road ahead, we remain dedicated and committed to all our shareholders. We will continue with our sincere efforts to improve our performance going forward.

DIVIDEND:

Your Directors recommend a Dividend of 10% (previous year 10%) for the year ended 31st March 2013.The dividend will absorb Rs.2,931,125/- tax free in the hands of shareholders. If approved, such dividend will be paid to those shareholders, whose names appear in the Register of Members as on July 19, 2013.

DIRECTORS:

In accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company Mr. U K Mallik and Mr. Ghansham Shewakramani retire by rotation and being eligible for re-appointment and have indicated their willingness to serve, if re-appointed.

DIRECTORS'' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956, the Directors based on the representations received from the Management, confirms that

(a) In the preparation of annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed and that no material departures have been made from the same

(b) Appropriate accounting policies have been selected and applied consistently and judgments and estimates made are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as on 31st March 2013 and of the profit of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2013.

(c) Proper and sufficient care have been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

(d) The annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

SECRETARIAL COMPLAINCE CERTIFICATE :

Since the paid-up capital of the company is less than 5 crores and the company does not have full time Company Secretary in employment a Secretarial Compliance Certificate u/s. 383A of the Companies Act. 1956 as amended from a practicing Company Secretary Mr. Janak Pandya is annexed herewith as a part of Directors Report.

FIXED ASSETS:

The Fixed Assets of the Company as at the close of the year, stood at Rs.33.12 lacs (Previous year Rs. 30.77 lacs).

DISCLOSURES:

The particulars of the conservation of energy, technology and absorption, foreign exchange earning and outgo as required u/s.217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 duly amended by the Companies (Disclosures of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988, the same are not applicable to the Company. Information as per Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Particulars of Employees) (Amendments) Rules, 1975 as amended till date, is not given as none of the employees of the company exceeds the limit.

Since the paid-up share capital of the Company is less than prescribed, the provisions of Section 292A{1) of the Companies Act, 1956 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement relating to constitution of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance respectively, are not applicable to the Company.

AUDITORS:

M/s. Bhandari Dastur Gupta & Associates Chartered Accountants retires at the close of the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible, offer themselves for re-appointment. A Certificate u/s. 224 1 (B) of the Companies Act, 1956 to act as auditors if appointed has been obtained showing their eligibility to that effect that their appointment, if considered will be in order.. Your Board of Directors recommends their appointment until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting.

APPRICEATION:

The Board of Directors takes this opportunity to thank the employees for their dedicated service and contribution towards the growth of the Company. Our sincere appreciation to Institutional, Retail Clients for their patronage to our Company.

Mumbai, dated 17th May, 2013

By Order of the Board of Directors

Registered Office: Sd/-

Wankhede Stadium,

North Stand, Anil S Manghnani

Staircase No.13.

''D'' Road, Chairman &

Whole Time Director Churchgate,

Mumbai - 400 020.


Mar 31, 2012

The Directors are pleased to present the Seventy third Annual Report, together with the Audited Statement of Accounts of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2012.

FINANCIAL RESULTS: 31/03/2012 31/03/2011 Rupees Rupees

GROSS PROFIT 31,397,513 6,086,670

Less: Depreciation (738,603) (891,996)

PROFIT / (LOSS) BEFORE TAXATION 30,658,910 5,194,674

PROVISION FOR TAXATION (net) (5,443,651) (1,422,649)

PROFIT / (LOSS) AFTER TAX 25,215,259 3,772,025

Add: Brought Forward Profit of Previous Year 36,070,568 34,013,178

AMOUNT AVAILABLE FOR APPROPRIATION 61,285,827 37,785,203

Less: Proposed Dividend 2,931,125 1,465,563

Provision for Corporate tax on dividend 475,502 249,072

Less: Transfer to General Revenue NIL NIL

Balance carried to Balance Sheet 57,879,200 36,070,568

BUSINESS ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS:

The Company's operations resulted in a gross profit of Rs.313.98 lacs against Rs. 60.87 lacs in the previous year. After providing for depreciation of Rs.7.39 lacs (previous year Rs. 8.92 lacs ) and making net provision for taxation of Rs.54.44 lacs, (previous year Rs. 14.23 lacs) the Company has earned a net profit of Rs.252.15 lacs as against net profit of Rs. 37.72 lacs in the previous year.

The last financial year has been a difficult one for our equity markets. The markets started to correct in January of 2011 and we saw a slide through the year till December. Although we witnessed a brief rally in January/February 2012, we have once again seen the resumption of the down trend. Mutual funds continue to witness redemption pressures, which has translated to a drop in overall volumes.

The main concern this year has been the sharp and sudden depreciation in the Indian Rupee. While part of this could be due to the problems in Europe, the main concern remains our own policy paralysis. The government needs to act swiftly and thus tough decisions need to be taken to avoid an economic catastrophe. We have a serious ballooning fiscal deficit and very high Inflation. Corporate India has seen a sharp drop in profits due to rising input costs and in addition, the currency loss is hurting companies that have borrowed funds overseas.

We expect the rest of the year to be challenging and we could face a bumpy road ahead. The sovereign debt crisis in the euro zone only appears to be getting deeper and it would take a while for them to solve the same. As far as India is concerned, the risk of early elections remain which would be an overhang for the markets. Although we expect a tough road ahead, we remain dedicated and committed to all our shareholders. We will continue with our sincere efforts to improve our performance going forward.

DIVIDEND:

Your Directors recommend a Dividend of 10% (previous year 5%) for the year ended March 31, 2012.The dividend will absorb Rs. 2,931,125/- tax free in the hands of shareholders. If approved, such dividend will be paid to those shareholders, whose names appear in the Register of Members as on September 27, 2012.

DIRECTORS:

In accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company Mr. Monish Shewakramani and Mrs.Roshan Advani Patheria retire by rotation and being eligible for re-appointment and have indicated their willingness to serve, if re- appointed.

DIRECTORS' RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956, the Directors based on the representations received from the Management, confirms that

(a) In the preparation of annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed and that no material departures have been made from the same

(b) Appropriate accounting policies have been selected and applied consistently and judgments and estimates made are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as on 31st March 2012 and of the profit of the Company for the year ended March 31, 2012.

(c) Proper and sufficient care have been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

(d) The annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

SECRETARIAL COMPLAINCE CERTIFICATE :

Since the paid-up capital of the Company is less than 5 crores and the Company does not have full time company secretary in employment a Secretarial Compliance Certificate u/s. 383A of the Companies Act. 1956 as amended from a practicing Company Secretary M/s. Anil Jani & Company is annexed herewith as a part of Directors Report.

FIXED ASSETS:

The Fixed Assets of the Company as at the close of the year, stood at Rs.30.77 lacs (Previous year Rs. 26.05 lacs).

DISCLOSURES:

The particulars of the conservation of energy, technology and absorption, foreign exchange earning and outgo as required u/s.217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 duly amended by the Companies (Disclosures of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988, the same are not applicable to the Company. Information as per Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Particulars of Employees) (Amendments) Rules, 1975 as amended till date, is not given as none of the employees of the Company exceeds the limit.

Since the paid-up share capital of the Company is less than prescribed, the provisions of Section 292A(1) of the Companies Act, 1956 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement relating to constitution of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance respectively, are not applicable to the Company.

AUDITORS:

M/s. Bhandari Dastur Gupta & Associates Chartered Accountants retires at the close of the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible, offer themselves for re-appointment. A Certificate u/s. 224 (1B) of the Companies Act, 1956 to act as auditors if appointed has been obtained showing their eligibility to that effect that their appointment, if considered will be in order.. Your Board of Directors recommends their appointment until the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting.

APPRICEATION:

The Board of Directors take this opportunity to thank the employees for their dedicated service and contribution towards the growth of the Company. Our sincere appreciation to Institutional, and Retail Clients for their patronage to our Company.

Mumbai, dated June 01, 2012 By Order of the Board of Directors

Registered Office: Sd/-

Wankhede Stadium, North Stand, Anil S Manghnani

Staircase No.13, 'D' Road, Chairman & Whole Time Director Churchgate, Mumbai - 400 020.


Mar 31, 2010

The Directors are pleased to present the Seventy First Annual Report, together with the Audited Statement of Accounts of the Company for the year ended 31st March 2010.

FINANCIAL RESULTS: 31/03/2010 3 1/03/2009

Rupees Rupees

GROSS PROFIT 1,34,10,677 51,33,752

Less: Depreciation (9,23,405) (11,02,750)

PROFIT / (LOSS) BEFORE TAXATION 1,24,87,272 40,31,002

PROVISION FOR TAXATION (net) (62,57,879) (10,20,063)

PROFIT / (LOSS) AFTER TAX 62,29,393 30,10,939

Add: Brought Forward Profit of Previous Year 2,94,98,418 2,82,02,113

AMOUNT AVAILABLE FOR APPROPRIATION 3,57,27,811 3,12,13,052

Less: Proposed Dividend 14,65,563 14,65,563

Provision for Corporate tax on dividend 2,49,072 2,49,072

Less: Transfer to General Revenue NIL NIL

Balance carried to Balance Sheet 3,40,13,176 2,94,98,418



BUSINESS ACTIVITIES AND OPERATIONS:

The Companys operations resulted in a gross profit of Rs.134.11 lacs against Rs. 51.34 lacs in the previous year. After providing for depreciation of Rs.9.23 lacs (previous year Rs. 11.03 lacs ) and making net provision for taxation of Rs.62.58 lacs. (Previous year Rs 10.20 lacs) the Company has earned a net profit of Rs.62.29 lacs as against net profit of Rs. 30.11 lacs in the previous year.

The higher profit of more then 100% as compared to the profit from the previous year is largely due to increase in the stock market activities, which has led to an increase in the brokerage business.

The Indian markets have had a great run in the financial year 2009-2010. The sensex has more than doubled from the lows of 2008. The GDP growth is back on track and hopefully we can achieve 8-10% in the years to come. In addition, the success of the 3G & Broadband auctions have been a welcome gift for the Government which will also help in reducing the fiscal deficits.

The headwinds and challenges in the current year include the local inflation and the ongoing soverign debt crisis in Europe. As far as inflation goes, the Govt. is taking necessary measures to bring down the same. However, the European crisis, if deepens further, could bring a halt to the ongoing global recovery and thus that could be the major hurdle for our own markets in this year.

Your Directors have the pleasure to inform you that since the past few years our effort and commitment have been successful in procuring steady Institutional clientele business. Our full-fledged institutional trading desk has grown and we expect the same to continue in the coming years.

DIVIDEND :

Your Directors recommend a Dividend of 5% (previous year 5%) for the year ended 31st March 2010.The dividend will absorb Rs.14, 65,563/- tax free in the hands of shareholders. If approved, such dividend will be paid to those shareholders, whose names appear in the Register of Members as on 29th September 2010.

DIRECTORS :

In accordance with the Articles of Association of the Company Mrs. Roshan Advani Patheria and Mr. Monish Shewakramani retire by rotation and being eligible for re-appointment and have indicated their willingness to serve, if re-appointed.

DIRECTORS RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT

Pursuant to section 217(2AA) of the Companies Act, 1956, the Directors based on the representations received from the Management, confirms that

(a) In the preparation of annual accounts, the applicable accounting standards have been followed and that no material departures have been made from the same

(b) Appropriate accounting policies have been selected and applied consistently and judgments and estimates made are reasonable and prudent so as to give a true and fair view of the state of affairs of the Company as on 31st March 2010 and of the profit of the Company for the year ended 31st March, 2010.

(c) Proper and sufficient care have been taken for the maintenance of adequate accounting records in accordance with the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 for safeguarding the assets of the Company and for preventing and detecting fraud and other irregularities;

(d) The annual accounts have been prepared on a going concern basis.

FIXED ASSETS :

The Fixed Assets of the Company as at the close of the year, stood at Rs. 130.22 lakhs (Previous yearRs. 119.93 lakhs).

DISCLOSURES :

The particulars of the conservation of energy, technology and absorption, foreign exchange earning and outgo as required u/s.217 (1) (e) of the Companies Act, 1956 duly amended by the Companies (Disclosures of Particulars in the Report of Board of Directors) Rules, 1988, the same are not applicable to the Company.

Information as per Section 217(2A) of the Companies Act, 1956 read with Companies (Particulars of Employees) (Amendments) Rules, 1975 as amended till date, is not given as none of the employees of the Company exceeds the limit.

Since the paid-up share capital of the Company is less than prescribed, the provisions of Section 292A(1) of the Companies Act, 1956 and Clause 49 of the Listing Agreement relating to constitution of Audit Committee, Remuneration Committee and Corporate Governance respectively, are not applicable to the Company.

AUDITORS :

M/s. Bhandari Dastur Gupta & Associates Chartered Accountants retires at the close of the ensuing Annual General Meeting and being eligible, offer themselves for re-appointment. A Certificate ji/s. 224 1(B) of the Companies Act, 1956 to act as auditors if appointed has been obtained showing their eligibility to that effect that their appointment, if considered will be in order. Your Board of Directors recommends their appointment untill the conclusion of the next Annual General Meeting.

APPRICEATION :

The Board of Directors takes this opportunity to thank the employees for their dedicated service and contribution towards the growth of the Company. Our sincere appreciation to Institutional, Retail & Portfolio Clients for their patronage to our Company.

Mumbai, dated 26th May, 2010 By Order of the Board of Directors

Registered Office:

Wankhede Stadium, Sd/-

North Stand, L&M Wing, D Road, H. K. ADVANI

Churchgate, Mumbai - 400 020. Chairman

Corporate Office :

9, Kala Niketan Building, 2nd Floor,

95 Queens Road, Churchgate,

Mumbai - 400 020.

 
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