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Ahluwalia Contracts (India)

Executive Summary

Ahluwalia Contracts (India) Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a construction company in India.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with reasonable growth potential.


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Share Price & News

How has Ahluwalia Contracts (India)'s share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: AHLUCONT's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

2.2%

AHLUCONT

1.0%

IN Construction

2.3%

IN Market


1 Year Return

-21.6%

AHLUCONT

-29.7%

IN Construction

2.5%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: AHLUCONT exceeded the Indian Construction industry which returned -29.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: AHLUCONT underperformed the Indian Market which returned 2.5% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

AHLUCONTIndustryMarket
7 Day2.2%1.0%2.3%
30 Day2.5%-1.6%4.5%
90 Day23.3%16.8%21.6%
1 Year-21.5%-21.6%-28.3%-29.7%4.4%2.5%
3 Year-14.8%-14.9%-27.3%-30.2%5.3%0.3%
5 Year-4.1%-4.2%-21.8%-27.2%29.9%20.2%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Ahluwalia Contracts (India)'s share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Ahluwalia Contracts (India) undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

11.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: AHLUCONT (₹221.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹250.97)

Significantly Below Fair Value: AHLUCONT is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: AHLUCONT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.1x) compared to the IN Construction industry average (9x).

PE vs Market: AHLUCONT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (23.1x) compared to the Indian market (13.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: AHLUCONT is good value based on its PEG Ratio (0.5x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: AHLUCONT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.8x) compared to the IN Construction industry average (0.5x).


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Future Growth

How is Ahluwalia Contracts (India) forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 2 analysts?

43.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: AHLUCONT's forecast earnings growth (43.4% per year) is above the savings rate (7.2%).

Earnings vs Market: AHLUCONT's earnings (43.4% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Indian market (23.4% per year).

High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: AHLUCONT's revenue (17.7% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Indian market (10.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: AHLUCONT's revenue (17.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: AHLUCONT's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (18%).


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Past Performance

How has Ahluwalia Contracts (India) performed over the past 5 years?

3.2%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: AHLUCONT has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: AHLUCONT's current net profit margins (3.4%) are lower than last year (6.7%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: AHLUCONT's earnings have grown by 3.2% per year over the past 5 years.

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

Earnings vs Industry: AHLUCONT had negative earnings growth (-45%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Construction industry average (-4.6%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: AHLUCONT's Return on Equity (8%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is Ahluwalia Contracts (India)'s financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: AHLUCONT's short term assets (₹12.9B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹8.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: AHLUCONT's short term assets (₹12.9B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹1.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: AHLUCONT's debt to equity ratio (5.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: AHLUCONT's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 51.2% to 5.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: AHLUCONT's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (233%).

Interest Coverage: AHLUCONT's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.5x coverage).


Balance Sheet


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Dividend

What is Ahluwalia Contracts (India) current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

0.14%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: AHLUCONT's dividend (0.14%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.63%).

High Dividend: AHLUCONT's dividend (0.14%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (2.63%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: AHLUCONT is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market, therefore no need to check if payments are stable.

Growing Dividend: AHLUCONT is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market, therefore no need to check if payments are increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: AHLUCONT is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of AHLUCONT's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Indian market.


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Management

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

3.9yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Bikramjit Ahluwalia (81 yo)

no data

Tenure

₹12,600,000

Compensation

Mr. Bikramjit Ahluwalia is a Founder and serves as the Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Managing Director at Ahluwalia Contracts (India) Limited. Mr. Ahluwalia served as the Cha ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bikramjit's total compensation ($USD167.95K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD317.82K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bikramjit Ahluwalia
Founderno data₹12.60m16.39%
₹ 2.4b
Shobhit Uppal
Deputy MD & Whole Time Director26.42yrs₹16.80m8.26%
₹ 1.2b
Vikas Ahluwalia
Whole Time Director2.33yrs₹6.00m0.050%
₹ 7.4m
Sanjiv Sharma
Senior VP of Projects & Whole Time Director1yrno datano data
Arun Gupta
Lead Independent Directorno data₹320.00kno data
Sushil Chandra
Non Executive & Independent Director10.42yrs₹320.00kno data
Mohinder Sahlot
Independent Non Executive Director5.42yrs₹320.00kno data
Rajendra Gupta
Independent Director1.08yrsno datano data

3.9yrs

Average Tenure

62yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: AHLUCONT's board of directors are considered experienced (3.9 years average tenure).


Ownership

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

Ahluwalia Contracts (India) Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Ahluwalia Contracts (India) Limited
  • Ticker: AHLUCONT
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1965
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Market Cap: ₹14.871b
  • Shares outstanding: 66.99m
  • Website: https://www.acilnet.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Ahluwalia Contracts (India) Limited
  • Plot No. A-177
  • Okhla Industrial Area
  • New Delhi
  • Delhi
  • 110020
  • India

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
532811BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRFeb 2007
AHLUCONTNSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)YesEquity SharesININRFeb 2007

Biography

Ahluwalia Contracts (India) Limited, together with its subsidiaries, operates as a construction company in India. The company operates through Construction Contract, Lease Rental, and Others segments. Its ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/08/09 12:45
End of Day Share Price2020/08/07 00:00
Earnings2020/03/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.