Polycab India Limited manufactures and sells wires and cables under the POLYCAB brand in India and internationally. More Details
Flawless balance sheet with limited growth.
Share Price & News
How has Polycab India's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: POLYCAB is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: POLYCAB's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: POLYCAB exceeded the Indian Electrical industry which returned 99.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: POLYCAB exceeded the Indian Market which returned 56.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Polycab India's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StI Built A List Of Growing Companies And Polycab India (NSE:POLYCAB) Made The Cut
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StInvestors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At Polycab India (NSE:POLYCAB)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StHave Insiders Sold Polycab India Limited (NSE:POLYCAB) Shares Recently?
Is Polycab India 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: POLYCAB (₹1815) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹671.35)
Significantly Below Fair Value: POLYCAB is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: POLYCAB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.3x) compared to the Indian Electrical industry average (30x).
PE vs Market: POLYCAB is poor value based on its PE Ratio (32.3x) compared to the Indian market (24x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: POLYCAB is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: POLYCAB is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.7x) compared to the IN Electrical industry average (1.5x).
How is Polycab India forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: POLYCAB's forecast earnings growth (14.5% per year) is above the savings rate (6.8%).
Earnings vs Market: POLYCAB's earnings (14.5% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (20.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: POLYCAB's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: POLYCAB's revenue (12.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Indian market (12.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: POLYCAB's revenue (12.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: POLYCAB's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.9%).
How has Polycab India performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: POLYCAB has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: POLYCAB's current net profit margins (8.5%) are lower than last year (9.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: POLYCAB's earnings have grown significantly by 24.4% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: POLYCAB's earnings growth over the past year (13%) is below its 5-year average (24.4% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: POLYCAB earnings growth over the past year (13%) underperformed the Electrical industry 20%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: POLYCAB's Return on Equity (17.7%) is considered low.
How is Polycab India's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: POLYCAB's short term assets (₹47.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹20.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: POLYCAB's short term assets (₹47.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹2.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: POLYCAB's debt to equity ratio (5.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: POLYCAB's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 44.1% to 5.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: POLYCAB's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (497.9%).
Interest Coverage: POLYCAB's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (65.8x coverage).
What is Polycab India current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: POLYCAB's dividend (0.55%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.34%).
High Dividend: POLYCAB's dividend (0.55%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.39%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, POLYCAB has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: POLYCAB's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 2 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (17.8%), POLYCAB's dividend payments are well 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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Inder Jaisinghani (67 yo)
Mr. Inder T. Jaisinghani has been Chairman of the Board at Polycab India Limited since December 20, 1997 and has been its Managing Director since August 28, 2019. He has been working with Polycab India Lim...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Inder's total compensation ($USD1.90M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD643.04K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Inder's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: POLYCAB's management team is not considered experienced ( 0.6 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: POLYCAB's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.6 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: POLYCAB insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Polycab India Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Polycab India Limited
- Ticker: POLYCAB
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1996
- Industry: Electrical Components and Equipment
- Sector: Capital Goods
- Market Cap: ₹270.735b
- Shares outstanding: 149.17m
- Website: https://www.polycab.com
Number of Employees
- Polycab India Limited
- Polycab House
- 771, Mogul Lane
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Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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