BSE:501370

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

Walchand PeopleFirst Limited provides talent development and consulting services to corporates, institutions, and individuals in India.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with poor track record.

Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 501370 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-8.3%

501370

-0.6%

IN Professional Services

-1.2%

IN Market


1 Year Return

-43.3%

501370

-11.2%

IN Professional Services

4.0%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: 501370 underperformed the Indian Professional Services industry which returned -11.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 501370 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 4% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

501370IndustryMarket
7 Day-8.3%-0.6%-1.2%
30 Day7.3%-1.7%4.8%
90 Day-10.6%2.6%7.5%
1 Year-43.3%-43.3%-10.1%-11.2%6.1%4.0%
3 Year-62.5%-62.5%53.7%51.1%34.2%27.3%
5 Year-33.6%-35.0%-49.4%-49.6%37.4%24.5%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

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

0.97x

Price to Book (PB) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 501370's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 501370's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 501370 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Professional Services industry average.

PE vs Market: 501370 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Indian market.


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 501370's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 501370 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1x) compared to the IN Professional Services industry average (0.9x).


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Future Growth

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

31.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 501370 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Earnings vs Market: 501370 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

High Growth Earnings: 501370 is forecast to remain unprofitable over the next 3 years.

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if 501370's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Indian market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if 501370's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: Insufficient data to determine if 501370's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has Walchand PeopleFirst performed over the past 5 years?

-7.4%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 501370 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 501370's current net profit margins (-2%) are lower than last year (7.3%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 501370 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -7.4% per year.

Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 501370's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable

Earnings vs Industry: 501370 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Professional Services industry (16.8%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: 501370 has a negative Return on Equity (-2.88%), as it is currently unprofitable.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Walchand PeopleFirst's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 501370's short term assets (₹151.4M) exceeds its short term liabilities (₹63.5M)

Long Term Liabilities: 501370's short term assets (151.4M) exceeds its long term liabilities (22.2M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 501370 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 501370 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 7.3%.

Debt Coverage: 501370 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 501370 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 501370 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if 501370's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is Walchand PeopleFirst's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

company0%marketbottom25%0.6%markettop25%2.4%industryaverage2.1%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 501370's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 501370's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 501370's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 501370's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 501370 is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 501370's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Indian market.


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Management

What is the CEO of Walchand PeopleFirst's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

9.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Pallavi Jha (54yo)

20yrs

Tenure

₹11,773,000

Compensation

Ms. Pallavi Sanjay Jha serves as the Chairperson at Walchand Peoplefirst Limited and has been its Managing Director since November 1999. Ms. Jha has a varied background in corporate policy-making and new b ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Pallavi's total compensation ($USD164.06K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD33.44K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Pallavi's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.


Management Age and Tenure

9.8yrs

Average Tenure

45.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Management: 501370's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.8 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

1.3yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 501370's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.3 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Insider Trading

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.


Management Team

  • Sanjay Jha (58yo)

    Whole Time Director

    • Tenure: 12.3yrs
    • Compensation: ₹11.63m
  • Pallavi Jha (54yo)

    Chairperson & MD

    • Tenure: 20yrs
    • Compensation: ₹11.77m
  • Seth Hirachand

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Raj Bowen

    Member of Management Team

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Shruthi Patni (42yo)

    CFO & Operations Head

    • Tenure: 9.8yrs
  • Manu Nanda (49yo)

    Vice President of Business Development

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Sai Viswanathan (37yo)

    Senior Business Consultant

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Meghdoot Bose (40yo)

    Senior Business Consultant

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Kajal Sudani

    Whole-Time Company Secretary & Compliance Officer

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs

Board Members

  • Uday Phadke (69yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
    • Compensation: ₹60.00k
  • Sanjay Jha (58yo)

    Whole Time Director

    • Tenure: 12.3yrs
    • Compensation: ₹11.63m
  • Pallavi Jha (54yo)

    Chairperson & MD

    • Tenure: 20yrs
    • Compensation: ₹11.77m
  • Nagaraj Holebasavanahalli

    Additional Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.1yrs
    • Compensation: ₹30.00k
  • Jehangir Ardeshir

    Additional Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
    • Compensation: ₹15.00k

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Walchand PeopleFirst Limited
  • Ticker: 501370
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1920
  • Industry: Human Resource and Employment Services
  • Sector: Commercial Services
  • Market Cap: ₹168.571m
  • Shares outstanding: 2.90m
  • Website: https://www.walchandpeoplefirst.com

Location

  • Walchand PeopleFirst Limited
  • Construction House
  • 1st Floor
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400001
  • India

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
501370BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRJan 2002

Biography

Walchand PeopleFirst Limited provides talent development and consulting services to corporates, institutions, and individuals in India. It offers competency mapping, assessments, and role based fitments; s ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/13 12:35
End of Day Share Price2019/11/13 00:00
Earnings2019/09/30
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.