BPL Limited manufactures and sells electronic products primarily in India.
Imperfect balance sheet and overvalued.
Share Price & News
How has BPL's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 500074's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
IN Consumer Durables
1 Year Return
IN Consumer Durables
Return vs Industry: 500074 underperformed the Indian Consumer Durables industry which returned 31.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 500074 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 6.4% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is BPL's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is BPL undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Book (PB) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 500074's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 500074's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 500074 is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Consumer Durables industry average.
PE vs Market: 500074 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 500074's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 500074 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.6x) compared to the IN Consumer Durables industry average (1.4x).
How is BPL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?
Forecasted Consumer Durables 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 BPL 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.
- Take a look at our analysis of 500074’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.
- BPL competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
- Explore growth companies in the Consumer Durables industry.
How has BPL performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 500074 is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: 500074 is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 500074 is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -31.3% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare 500074's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: 500074 is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Consumer Durables industry (15.6%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 500074 has a negative Return on Equity (-5.44%), as it is currently unprofitable.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is BPL's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 500074's short term assets (₹1.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₹2.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: 500074's short term assets (₹1.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹44.9M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 500074's debt to equity ratio (7.8%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 500074's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.01% to 7.8% over the past 5 years.
Inventory Level: 500074 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: 500074's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 12.3x debt).
Cash Runway Analysis
For companies that have on average been loss making in the past we assess whether they have at least 1 year of cash runway.
Stable Cash Runway: 500074 has been profitable on average in the past, therefore cash runway is not a concern.
Forecast Cash Runway: Insufficient data to determine if 500074 has enough cash runway if its free cash flow continues to grow or shrink based on historical rates.
What is BPL's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 500074's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.
High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 500074'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 500074's dividends per share have been stable in the past.
Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 500074's dividend payments have been increasing.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 500074's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Indian market.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Ajit Nambiar (56yo)
Mr. Ajit Gopal Nambiar has been the Managing Director of BPL Ltd. since 1993. Mr. Nambiar started his career in Electronic Research Private Limited (ERPL) in 1984 and was appointed as its Managing Director ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ajit's total compensation ($USD146.19K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD49.94K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ajit's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|Executive Chairman||27.1yrs||₹10.50m||0.16% ₹1.5m|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Operating Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|General Manager of Corporate Accounts||0yrs||₹2.54m||no data|
|Chief Corporate & Administration Officer||0yrs||₹3.14m||no data|
|Head of Taxation and Legal||9.9yrs||₹3.01m||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing||16.8yrs||₹874.04k||no data|
|Chief Human Relations Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Company Secretary||0.3yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President||0yrs||₹2.45m||no data|
Experienced Management: 500074's management team is seasoned and experienced (9.9 years average tenure).
|Executive Chairman||27.1yrs||₹10.50m||0.16% ₹1.5m|
|Independent Non Executive Director||0yrs||no data||0.025% ₹228.6k|
|Non-Executive Director||28.2yrs||no data||0.15% ₹1.4m|
|Independent Non Executive Director||18.6yrs||no data||0.018% ₹171.4k|
|Director of BPL Display Devices Limited||0yrs||no data||2.26% ₹21.1m|
|Chairman of BPL Display Devices Limited||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: 500074's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 21.1 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
BPL Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: BPL Limited
- Ticker: 500074
- Exchange: BSE
- Founded: 1963
- Industry: Consumer Electronics
- Sector: Consumer Durables
- Market Cap: ₹931.256m
- Shares outstanding: 48.88m
- Website: https://www.bpl.in
Number of Employees
- BPL Limited
- Dynamic House
- No. 64, Church Street
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|500074||BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Jun 1995|
|BPL||NSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Jun 1995|
BPL Limited manufactures and sells electronic products primarily in India. It offers televisions, washing machines, refrigerators, microwave ovens, air conditioners, dish washers, soundbars, Bluetooth speakers, and printed circuit boards. The company provides its products under the BPL brand name. BPL Limited was founded in 1963 and is based in Bengaluru, India.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/26 12:42|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/26 00:00|
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.