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

Our 27th company in the Series of Best Stocks to Buy in India for Short term 2022 is Mahanagar Gas Ltd.

This company is good for investing purpose or not ?

Let’s start with the Company profile

Company Profile :

Mahanagar Gas Limited is a natural gas distribution company. The Company is engaged in the distribution of compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) in Mumbai and its adjoining areas.

Now Let’s check the important fundamental figures of this company. This is a small cap company with Market Cap ₹7,860cr. We can check more fundamental details below in depth:

Company Fundamental Detail :

PE Ratio: 12.69

Sector PE Ratio: 31.73

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 : 2.43

Sector PB Ratio : 3.51

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 : 2.89%

Sector Dividend Yield : 1.24%

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

ROE: 19.16%

ROCE: 24.09%

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 1,368.78 Cr. debt.

Let’s check the Free Cash flow of the company

Free Cash flow

2021  2020 2019  2018

Debt Level: Mahanagar Gas has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: Mahanaagar Gas’s debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.3% to 2.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage:  Mahanagar Gas’s debt is well covered by operating cash flow (1614.6%).

Interest Coverage:  Mahanagar Gas earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Share Holding Pattern

Promotor HoldingForeign Institution
Mutual Fund
Other Domestic InstitutionsRetail & Others
Jun 2021 32.50% 25.32%5.45% 13.60%23.13%
Mar 202132.50%29.38% 4.08% 13.60% 20.32%
Dec 202032.50%29.59%4.87% 13.09% 19.95%
Sep 202032.50%31.11%3.49%13.09%19.64%

Above table showing there is no big change in Promotor Holding which is 32.50% in June 2021. FIIs invested in June 2021 with 25.32% and retail investor is 23.13% .

Investment Checklist for Mahanagar Gas Ltd.

  • The company is currently profitable
  • Earnings have grown by 12.8% per year over past 5 years
  • Debt level is low and not considered a risk
  • Share price has been stable over the past 3 months
  • The company’s earnings are high quality
  • Profit margins decreased but not substantially
  • At least 3 years of financial data is available
  • Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year or recently listed
  • Revenue is meaningful (₹32B)
  • Market cap is meaningful (₹78B)

According to its historical performance we can predict stock target.

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Hope you liked Our 27th company in the Series of Best stocks to buy in India for short term 2022. 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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