Best Stocks to Buy in India for Short term – Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd

Our 16th company in the Series of Best Stocks to Buy in India for Short term 2021 is Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

This company is good for investing purpose or not ?

Let’s start with the Company profile

Company Profile :

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited is engaged in offering motor spirit (MS), high speed diesel (HSD) and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG). The Company is engaged in the business of refining of crude oil and marketing of petroleum products.

Now Let’s check the important fundamental figures of this company. This is a large cap company with Market Cap ₹92,486cr. We can check more fundamental details below in depth:

Company Fundamental Detail :

PE Ratio: 5.72

Sector PE Ratio: 33.46

PE Ratio of this company is low than Sector’s PE. So it’s a Average PE than the peers of this company.

PB Ratio : 1.73

Sector PB Ratio :3.12

PB Ratio of this company is low than Sector’s PB ratio. So it’s Average PB than the peers of this company.

Dividend Yield :17.88%

Sector Dividend Yield : 1.05%

Dividend Yield of this company is high than Sector. Dividend of this is Good than the peers of this company.

ROE: 30.18%

ROCE: 18.46%

ROE (Return on equity) and ROCE (Return on capital equity) is Average

According to above data, this company is looking fundamentally average. Now We’ll check the company Financially data:

Company Financial Detail


We should check now liabilities of company also in the below table

Total Current & Non Current Liabilities

2021  2020 2019  2018

Liabilities of a company refers to the debt of that company. We should also aware the debt of company. In 2021 , Company have 1,07,433.42 Cr. debt.

Let’s check the Free Cash flow of the company

Free Cash flow

2021  2020 2019  2018

Debt Level: BPCL’s debt to equity ratio (88.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: BPCL’s debt to equity ratio has increased from 87.4% to 88.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: BPCL’s debt is well covered by operating cash flow (49.5%).

Interest Coverage: BPCL’s interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.7x coverage).

Share Holding Pattern

Promotor HoldingForeign Institution
Mutual Fund
Other Domestic InstitutionsRetail & Others
Jun 2021 52.98% 11.97%14.67% 7.05%13.32%
Mar 202152.98%12.63% 15.44% 6.92%12.04%
Dec 202052.98%12.42%16.38%6.93%11.29%
Sep 202052.98%11.56%13.26%6.80%15.39%

Above table showing there is no big change in Promotor Holding which is 52.98% in June 2021. FIIs invested in June 2021 with 11.97% and retail investor is 13.32%.

Now We’ll check the return of the company, This company given 23.81% returns in last 1 year from 2020 to 27 Oct 2021.

Investment Checklist for Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd.

  • The company is currently profitable
  • Earnings are forecast to decline by an average of 3.2% per year for the next 3 years
  • Has a high level of debt
  • Unstable dividend track record
  • Large one-off items impacting financial results
  • Share price has been stable over the past 3 months
  • Profit margins improved or BPCL 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 (₹2,631B)
  • Market cap is meaningful (₹942B)
  • BPCL does not have negative shareholders equity.

According to its historical performance we can predict stock target.

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Hope you liked Our 16th company in the Series of Best stocks to buy in India for short term 2021. We tried to cover many important things about this company, if you think anything left to cover, you can comment us and we’ll try to cover those things also.

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