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Dilip Buildcon NSEI:DBL Stock Report

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26 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
DBL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance0/6
Financial Health2/6

DBL Stock Overview

Dilip Buildcon Limited, together its subsidiaries, engages in the development of infrastructure facilities on engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) basis in India.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Dilip Buildcon
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹194.60
52 Week High₹749.80
52 Week Low₹188.10
1 Month Change-12.68%
3 Month Change-17.79%
1 Year Change-65.00%
3 Year Change-60.06%
5 Year Change-56.51%
Change since IPO-18.92%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

DBLIN ConstructionIN Market

Return vs Industry: DBL underperformed the Indian Construction industry which returned -5.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: DBL underperformed the Indian Market which returned -0.9% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is DBL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
DBL volatility
DBL Average Weekly Movement8.9%
Construction Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.9%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.5%

Stable Share Price: DBL is more volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 9% a week.

Volatility Over Time: DBL's weekly volatility (9%) has been stable over the past year, but is still higher than 75% of Indian stocks.

About the Company

198730,737Devendra Jain

Dilip Buildcon Limited, together its subsidiaries, engages in the development of infrastructure facilities on engineering, procurement, and construction (EPC) basis in India. It operates through two segments, EPC Projects, and Road Infrastructure Maintenance & Toll operations. The company undertakes highway and bridge operation projects; and road, irrigation, urban development, dam, canal, tunnel, metro rail viaducts, water supply, coal mining, water sanitation and sewage, airport, industrial, commercial and residential building, and other projects.

Dilip Buildcon Fundamentals Summary

How do Dilip Buildcon's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
DBL fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹28.42b
Earnings (TTM)-₹5.49b
Revenue (TTM)₹95.66b


P/S Ratio


P/E Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
DBL income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹82.82b
Gross Profit₹12.84b
Other Expenses₹18.33b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)-37.54
Gross Margin13.42%
Net Profit Margin-5.74%
Debt/Equity Ratio247.4%

How did DBL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is DBL undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Sales vs Peers

  • Price-To-Sales vs Industry

  • Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for DBL?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

DBL key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue1.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA14.3x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Sales Ratio vs Peers

How does DBL's PS Ratio compare to its peers?

DBL PS Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PS ratio for DBL vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPSEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average1.2x

Price-To-Sales vs Peers: DBL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.3x) compared to the peer average (1.2x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does DBL's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Indian Construction Industry?

Price-To-Sales vs Industry: DBL is good value based on its Price-To-Sales Ratio (0.3x) compared to the Indian Construction industry average (0.9x)

Price to Sales Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is DBL's PS Ratio compared to its Fair PS Ratio? This is the expected PS Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

DBL PS Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PS Ratio0.3x
Fair PS Ration/a

Price-To-Sales vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DBL's Price-To-Sales Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of DBL when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: DBL (₹194.6) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹1.24)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

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

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Capital Goods 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 Dilip Buildcon 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.

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  • Take a look at our analysis of DBL’s management and see if the CEO’s compensation is within a reasonable range, who is on the board and if insiders have been trading lately.
  • Dilip Buildcon competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Dilip Buildcon performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 0/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: DBL is currently unprofitable.

Growing Profit Margin: DBL is currently unprofitable.

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: DBL is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of 47.9% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare DBL's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: DBL is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Construction industry (33.4%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: DBL has a negative Return on Equity (-15.48%), as it is currently unprofitable.

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Financial Health

How is Dilip Buildcon's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 2/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: DBL's short term assets (₹89.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹62.1B).

Long Term Liabilities: DBL's short term assets (₹89.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹65.8B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: DBL's net debt to equity ratio (231%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: DBL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 245.9% to 247.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: DBL's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (18.5%).

Interest Coverage: DBL's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (0.4x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Dilip Buildcon current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: DBL's dividend (0.051%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.43%).

High Dividend: DBL's dividend (0.051%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.89%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: DBL is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: DBL is paying a dividend but the company has no free cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Devendra Jain (48 yo)





Mr. Devendra Jain, B.E. (Civil), serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Dilip Buildcon Ltd and has been its Whole Time Director since April 01, 2009. Mr. Jain has been involved in this line of activity f...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Devendra's total compensation ($USD2.30M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD260.99K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: DBL's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: DBL's board of directors are considered experienced (7.6 years average tenure).


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.

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Company Information

Dilip Buildcon Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Dilip Buildcon Limited
  • Ticker: DBL
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1987
  • Industry: Construction and Engineering
  • Sector: Capital Goods
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹28.424b
  • Shares outstanding: 146.21m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Dilip Buildcon Limited
  • Plot No. 5
  • Inside Govind Narayan Singh Gate
  • Bhopal
  • Madhya Pradesh
  • 462016
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/26 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.