Our 7th company in the Series of Best Stocks to Buy in India for Long term 2021 is UPL Ltd.
This company is good for investing purpose or not ?
Let’s start with the Company profile
Company Profile :
UPL Limited provides crop protection solutions. The Company is engaged in the business of agrochemicals, industrial chemicals, chemical intermediates and specialty chemicals.
Now Let’s check the important fundamental figures of this company. This is a large cap company with Market Cap ₹53,708cr. We can check more fundamental details below in depth:
Company Fundamental Detail :
PE Ratio: 18.71
Sector PE Ratio: 24.80
PE Ratio of this company is low than Sector’s PE. So it’s a Good PE than the peers of this company.
PB Ratio : 2.19
Sector PB Ratio : 3.18
PB Ratio of this company is low than Sector’s PB ratio. So it’s Good PB than the peers of this company.
Dividend Yield : 1.42%
Sector Dividend Yield : 1.50%
Dividend of this company is low than Sector’s dividend. So it’s Average PB than the peers of this company.
ROE (Return on equity) and ROCE (Return on capital equity) is Below Average
According to above data, this company is looking fundamentally average. Now We’ll check the company Financially data:
Company Financial Detail
You can see the company growth clearly in the above table, in 2019 Net profit was 1,491.00 Cr. only and in 2020, It increased to 1,776.00 Cr. and in 2021, it is increased to 2,871.00 Cr.
We should check now liabilities of company also in the below table
Total Current & Non Current Liabilities
Liabilities of a company refers to the debt of that company. We should also aware the debt of company. In 2021 , Company have 1,303.79 Cr. debt.
Let’s check the Free Cash flow of the company
Free Cash flow
Debt Level: UPL ltd debt to equity ratio (99.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UPL Ltd debt to equity ratio has increased from 62.2% to 99.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UPL Ltd debt is well covered by operating cash flow (29.6%).
Interest Coverage: Upl Ltd interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (4.7x coverage).
Share Holding Pattern
|Promotor Holding||Foreign Institution|
|Other Domestic Institutions||Retail & Others|
Above table showing there is no big change in Promotors holding which is 27.96% in June 2021. FIIs invested in June 2021 with 37.87% and retail investor is 18.40%.
Now We’ll check the return of the company, This company given 38.62% returns in last 1 year from 2020 to 4 Oct 2021.
Investment Checklist for UPL Ltd.
- The company is currently profitable
- Earnings are forecast to grow by an average of 16.6% per year for the next 3 years
- Dividend of 1.42% is sustainable
- Share price has been stable over the past 3 months
- The company’s earnings are high quality
- Profit margins improved or UPL became profitable
- They have sufficient analyst coverage
- No concerning events detected
- Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year or recently listed
- Revenue is meaningful (₹394B)
- Market cap is meaningful (₹537B)
- UPL Ltd does not have negative shareholders equity.
According to its historical performance we can predict stock target.
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