NSEI:APTECHT

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Executive Summary

Aptech Limited operates as a learning solutions company worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Flawless balance sheet with questionable track record.


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Share Price & News

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


Latest Share Price and Events

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


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.6%

APTECHT

2.4%

IN Consumer Services

0.9%

IN Market


1 Year Return

2.6%

APTECHT

-28.5%

IN Consumer Services

5.3%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: APTECHT exceeded the Indian Consumer Services industry which returned -28.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: APTECHT underperformed the Indian Market which returned 5.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

APTECHTIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.6%2.4%0.9%
30 Day-3.5%7.7%2.3%
90 Day28.2%10.1%11.7%
1 Year4.8%2.6%-28.1%-28.5%7.3%5.3%
3 Year9.3%3.8%-39.0%-39.6%37.4%30.4%
5 Year128.6%102.6%-31.5%-33.4%40.9%28.1%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


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Valuation

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

31.18x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: APTECHT (₹160.05) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹122.63)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: APTECHT is good value based on its PE Ratio (31.2x) compared to the Consumer Services industry average (31.8x).

PE vs Market: APTECHT is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.2x) compared to the Indian market (13.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: APTECHT is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.3x) compared to the IN Consumer Services industry average (0.6x).


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Future Growth

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

25.2%

Forecasted Consumer Services 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 Aptech 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.


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Past Performance

How has Aptech performed over the past 5 years?

8.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: APTECHT has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: APTECHT's current net profit margins (8.9%) are lower than last year (9.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: APTECHT's earnings have grown by 8.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: APTECHT's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: APTECHT had negative earnings growth (-3.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Consumer Services industry average (-3.2%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: APTECHT's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.


Return on Assets


Return on Capital Employed


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Financial Health

How is Aptech's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: APTECHT's short term assets (₹1.5B) exceeds its short term liabilities (₹626.4M)

Long Term Liabilities: APTECHT's short term assets (₹1.5B) exceeds its long term liabilities (36.6M)


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: APTECHT is debt free.

Reducing Debt: APTECHT has not had any debt for past 5 years.

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

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


Balance Sheet

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

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


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Dividend

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

2.19%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

company2.2%marketbottom25%0.6%markettop25%2.5%industryaverage1.3%forecastin3Yearsn/a

Current dividend yield vs market & industry

Notable Dividend: APTECHT's dividend (2.19%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.59%).

High Dividend: APTECHT's dividend (2.19%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (2.45%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: APTECHT has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years and during this time payments have been volatile.

Growing Dividend: APTECHT's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 9 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (68.2%), APTECHT's dividend payments are 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.


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Management

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

13.5yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Anil Pant (52yo)

3yrs

Tenure

₹24,981,000

Compensation

Mr. Anil Pant has been Director of Aptech Ltd. since July 21, 2016 and has been its Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director since November 3, 2016. 


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Anil's total compensation ($USD348.19K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD33.40K).

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


Board Age and Tenure

13.5yrs

Average Tenure

58yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: APTECHT's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.5 years average tenure).


Insider Trading

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Buy₹702,72031 Jan 19
Asit Koticha
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Non-Executive Director
Shares4,000
Max Price₹175.68
Buy₹1,170,55724 Jan 19
Asit Koticha
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Independent Non-Executive Director
Shares6,000
Max Price₹195.09
Buy₹13,084,79529 Nov 18
Rakesh Jhunjhunwala
EntityIndividual
Role
Chairman of the Board
Chairman of the Board
Shares75,000
Max Price₹174.46

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Management Team

  • Uday Tembulkar

    Executive Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • K. Ramesh (66yo)

    Executive Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Sanjay Ketkar (62yo)

    Senior Vice President

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Jayant Athavale

    Vice President of Legal & Secretarial

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • T. Ravishankar

    Executive VP & CFO

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Ketan Shah

    Compliance Officer & Company Secretary

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Pravir Arora

    Group Chief Marketing Officer

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Anuj Kacker (58yo)

    COO & Whole Time Director

    • Tenure: 7yrs
    • Compensation: ₹14.58m
  • Shourya Chakravarty

    Executive Vice President of Human Resources

    • Tenure: 0yrs
  • Anil Pant (52yo)

    MD, CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 3yrs
    • Compensation: ₹24.98m

Board Members

  • Rakesh Jhunjhunwala (59yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 14yrs
  • Utpal Sheth

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14.1yrs
    • Compensation: ₹140.00k
  • Asit Koticha (61yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14.1yrs
    • Compensation: ₹170.00k
  • Ramesh Damani (62yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14.1yrs
    • Compensation: ₹600.00k
  • Vijay Kishan Aggarwal (62yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 14.1yrs
    • Compensation: ₹640.00k
  • Ninad Karpe (58yo)

    Non Executive Director

    • Tenure: 13.1yrs
    • Compensation: ₹80.00k
  • Rajiv Agarwal (48yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 13.1yrs
    • Compensation: ₹120.00k
  • Anuj Kacker (58yo)

    COO & Whole Time Director

    • Tenure: 7yrs
    • Compensation: ₹14.58m
  • Madhu Jayakumar (56yo)

    Independent Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 5.2yrs
    • Compensation: ₹520.00k
  • Anil Pant (52yo)

    MD, CEO & Director

    • Tenure: 3yrs
    • Compensation: ₹24.98m

Company Information

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


Key Information

  • Name: Aptech Limited
  • Ticker: APTECHT
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1986
  • Industry: Education Services
  • Sector: Consumer Services
  • Market Cap: ₹6.509b
  • Shares outstanding: 39.89m
  • Website: https://www.aptech-worldwide.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Aptech Limited
  • Aptech House
  • A-65, M.I.D.C.
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400093
  • India

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
532475BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRSep 2002
APTECHTNSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)YesEquity SharesININRSep 2002

Biography

Aptech Limited operates as a learning solutions company worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Retail and Institutional. It provides basic and advanced career courses in animation, VFX, Web  ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/11/21 12:42
End of Day Share Price2019/11/21 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.