Best Stocks to Buy in India for Short term – Indraprastha Gas Ltd

Our 18th company in the Series of Best Stocks to Buy in India for Short term 2021 is Indraprastha Gas Ltd.

This company is good for investing purpose or not ?

Let’s start with the Company profile

Company Profile :

Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) is a city gas distribution company. The Company’s business consists of sale of natural gas.

Now Let’s check the important fundamental figures of this company. This is a mid cap company with Market Cap ₹34,335cr. We can check more fundamental details below in depth:

Company Fundamental Detail :

PE Ratio: 29.28

Sector PE Ratio: 25.32

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

PB Ratio : 5.42

Sector PB Ratio : 2.86

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

Dividend Yield : 0.73%

Sector Dividend Yield : 1.49%

Dividend Yield of this company is low than Sector. Dividend of this is Below Average than the peers of this company.

ROE: 18.51%

ROCE: 19.52%

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 2,719.49 Cr. debt.

Let’s check the Free Cash flow of the company

Free Cash flow

2021  2020 2019  2018

Debt Level: Indraprastha Gas’s debt to equity ratio (1.8%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Insufficient data to determine if Indraprastha Gas’s debt to equity ratio has reduced over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: Indraprastha Gas’s debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1367.6%).

Interest Coverage: Indraprastha Gas’s interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (124.3x coverage).

Share Holding Pattern

Promotor HoldingForeign Institution
Mutual Fund
Other Domestic InstitutionsRetail & Others
Jun 2021 45.00% 21.88%9.63% 6.43%17.07%
Mar 202145.00%23.87% 6.79% 7.58%16.76%
Dec 202045.00%23.80%6.36%9.44%15.40%
Sep 202045.00%23.22%6.25%9.82%15.71%

Above table showing there is no big change in Promotor Holding which is 45.00% in June 2021. FIIs invested in June 2021 with 21.88% and retail investor is 17.07%.

Now We’ll check the return of the company, This company given 15.90% returns in last 1 year from 2020 to 8 Nov 2021.

Investment Checklist for Indraprastha Gas Ltd.

  • The company is currently profitable
  • Earnings are forecast to grow by an average of 16.2% per year for the next 3 years
  • Debt level is low and not considered a risk
  • Dividend of 0.57% is sustainable
  • Share price has been stable over the past 3 months
  • The company’s earnings are high quality
  • Profit margins improved or Indraprastha Gas Ltd 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 (₹56B)
  • Market cap is meaningful (₹343B)
  • Indraprastha Gas Ltd does not have negative shareholders equity.

According to its historical performance we can predict stock target.

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Hope you liked Our 18th 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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