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Executive Summary

Bosch Limited manufactures and trades in automotive products in India and internationally. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet average dividend payer.

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Share Price & News

How has Bosch's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 500530 is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 500530's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




IN Auto Components


IN Market

1 Year Return




IN Auto Components


IN Market

Return vs Industry: 500530 underperformed the Indian Auto Components industry which returned 91.6% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 500530 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 67.8% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day1.7%0.6%1.7%
30 Day15.7%13.5%9.6%
90 Day7.5%10.5%11.2%
1 Year50.3%49.1%92.6%91.6%70.4%67.8%
3 Year-10.2%-11.6%13.9%10.5%40.9%34.0%
5 Year-25.7%-27.8%74.3%67.4%97.4%82.5%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Bosch's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

Simply Wall St News

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Is Bosch undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 500530 (₹15910.8) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹698.49)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 500530 is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 500530 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (97.4x) compared to the Indian Auto Components industry average (32.2x).

PE vs Market: 500530 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (97.4x) compared to the Indian market (21.6x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 500530's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 500530 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.8x) compared to the IN Auto Components industry average (1.9x).

Future Growth

How is Bosch forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?


Forecasted Automobiles industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Bosch has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

Past Performance

How has Bosch performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 500530 has a large one-off loss of ₹7.4B impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 500530's current net profit margins (5%) are lower than last year (6.1%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 500530's earnings have declined by 34% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 500530's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: 500530 had negative earnings growth (-17.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Auto Components industry average (-10.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: 500530's Return on Equity (4.9%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Bosch's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 500530's short term assets (₹87.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹44.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: 500530's short term assets (₹87.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹4.6B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 500530 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 500530 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 0.6%.

Debt Coverage: 500530 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 500530 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


What is Bosch current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJun 14 2021Ex Dividend DateJul 12 2021Dividend Pay DateSep 04 202154 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 27 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 500530's dividend (0.72%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.37%).

High Dividend: 500530's dividend (0.72%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.56%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 500530's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 500530's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (70.4%), 500530's dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if a dividend will be paid in 3 years and that it will be covered by earnings.

Next Steps


How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Soumitra Bhattacharya (60 yo)

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Mr. Soumitra Bhattacharya serves as Managing Director of Bosch Limited since December 31, 2019. Mr. Bhattacharya had been Joint Managing Director of Bosch Limited since January 01, 2017 until December 31, ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Soumitra's total compensation ($USD1.07M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD818.78K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Soumitra's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 500530's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.4 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Experienced Board: 500530's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Bosch Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Bosch Limited
  • Ticker: 500530
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1951
  • Industry: Auto Parts and Equipment
  • Sector: Automobiles
  • Market Cap: ₹469.542b
  • Shares outstanding: 29.49m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Bosch Limited
  • Hosur Road
  • Adugodi
  • Bengaluru
  • Karnataka
  • 560030
  • India



Bosch Limited manufactures and trades in automotive products in India and internationally. The company operates through Automotive Products and Others segments. It provides automotive, industrial, consumer...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/06/14 12:19
End of Day Share Price2021/06/14 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.