BSE:531402

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

LWS Knitwear Limited produces and sells woolen and acrylic garments in India.

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Fundamentals

Excellent balance sheet with proven track record.

Share Price & News

How has LWS Knitwear's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-5.0%

531402

2.9%

IN Luxury

3.3%

IN Market


1 Year Return

38.3%

531402

14.9%

IN Luxury

7.1%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: 531402 exceeded the Indian Luxury industry which returned 14.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 531402 exceeded the Indian Market which returned 7.1% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

531402IndustryMarket
7 Day-5.0%2.9%3.3%
30 Day-9.6%1.5%2.9%
90 Day-7.9%10.1%3.1%
1 Year38.3%38.3%15.8%14.9%9.4%7.1%
3 Year169.4%169.4%50.4%48.6%22.7%16.4%
5 Year178.8%178.8%108.8%105.1%44.0%30.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is LWS Knitwear undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

8.2x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 531402's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate 531402's fair value to establish if it is undervalued.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 531402 is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.2x) compared to the Luxury industry average (10.1x).

PE vs Market: 531402 is good value based on its PE Ratio (8.2x) compared to the Indian market (13x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 531402's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 531402 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.4x) compared to the IN Luxury industry average (0.6x).


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Future Growth

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

20.6%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: 531402's forecast earnings growth (20.6% per year) is above the savings rate (7.6%).

Earnings vs Market: 531402's earnings (20.6% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Indian market (18.3% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if 531402's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Indian market.

High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if 531402'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 531402's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time


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Past Performance

How has LWS Knitwear performed over the past 5 years?

40.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 531402 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 40.3% per year.

Accelerating Growth: 531402's earnings growth over the past year (450%) exceeds its 5-year average (40.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 531402 earnings growth over the past year (450%) exceeded the Luxury industry 7.9%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 531402's Return on Equity (4.5%) is considered low.


Return on Assets

ROA vs Industry: 531402's Return on Assets is below or equal to the Luxury industry average last year.


Return on Capital Employed

ROCE Improving: 531402 has significantly improved its Return on Capital Employed over the past 3 years.


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Financial Health

How is LWS Knitwear's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 531402's short term assets (₹145.4M) exceeds its short term liabilities (₹97.4M)

Long Term Liabilities: 531402's short term assets (145.4M) exceeds its long term liabilities (6.4M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 531402's debt to equity ratio (6.1%) is considered satisfactory

Reducing Debt: 531402's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 8.4% to 6.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 531402's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.

Interest Coverage: 531402's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (10.3x coverage).


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 531402 has a low level of unsold assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: 531402's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 24.241510x debt).


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Dividend

What is LWS Knitwear's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

companyn/amarketbottom25%0.6%markettop25%2.4%industryaverage0.6%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry


Stability and Growth of Payments

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 531402's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 531402's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 531402's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 531402'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 531402'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 LWS Knitwear's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

5.1yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Girish Kapoor (62yo)

8.2yrs

Tenure

₹240,000

Compensation

Mr. Girish Kapoor has been the Managing Director of LWS Knitwear Ltd. since August 31, 2011 and served as its Compliance Officer. He is Director at LWS Knitwear Ltd. since May 9,1989. Mr. Kapoor serves as  ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs. Market: Girish's total compensation ($USD3.38K) is too low to compare against companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD33.77K).

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


Management Age and Tenure

5.1yrs

Average Tenure

Experienced Management: 531402's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.1 years average tenure).


Board Age and Tenure

0.4yrs

Average Tenure

36yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 531402's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.4 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


Management Team

  • Girish Kapoor (62yo)

    MD & Director

    • Tenure: 8.2yrs
    • Compensation: ₹240.00k
  • Arun Jaiswal

    Chief Financial Officer

    • Tenure: 5.1yrs
    • Compensation: ₹175.00k
  • Vanita Arora

    Compliance officer & Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0.8yrs
    • Compensation: ₹108.00k

Board Members

  • Girish Kapoor (62yo)

    MD & Director

    • Tenure: 8.2yrs
    • Compensation: ₹240.00k
  • Genus Magoo (38yo)

    Woman Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • Anju Bala (34yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs
  • Jaskaran Ghuman (33yo)

    Independent Director

    • Tenure: 0.4yrs

Company Information

LWS Knitwear Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: LWS Knitwear Limited
  • Ticker: 531402
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1989
  • Industry: Apparel, Accessories and Luxury Goods
  • Sector: Consumer Durables
  • Market Cap: ₹36.522m
  • Shares outstanding: 5.06m
  • Website: https://www.lwsknitwear.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • LWS Knitwear Limited
  • G.T.Road (West)
  • Near Chand Cinema
  • Ludhiana
  • Punjab
  • 141008
  • India

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
531402BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRSep 2011

Biography

LWS Knitwear Limited produces and sells woolen and acrylic garments in India. The company offers woolen mufflers, trousers, track pants, sweatshirts, school and corporate uniform T-shirts, round neck T-shi ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/10/21 12:51
End of Day Share Price2019/10/18 00:00
Earnings2019/06/30
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.