Power Finance Corporation Limited, a non-banking finance company, provides financial products and related advisory, and other services to the power sector in India.
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Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₹138.30|
|52 Week High||₹82.05|
|52 Week Low||₹140.80|
|1 Month Change||11.17%|
|3 Month Change||11.17%|
|1 Year Change||48.07%|
|3 Year Change||71.16%|
|5 Year Change||12.76%|
|Change since IPO||147.74%|
Recent News & Updates
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|PFC||IN Diversified Financial||IN Market|
Return vs Industry: PFC underperformed the Indian Diversified Financial industry which returned 108% over the past year.
Return vs Market: PFC underperformed the Indian Market which returned 59% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: PFC is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.
Volatility Over Time: PFC's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Power Finance Corporation Limited, a non-banking finance company, provides financial products and related advisory, and other services to the power sector in India. The company offers fund based financial policies/products, including guidelines for solar and wind power generation projects, as well as for funding private sector independent transmission projects; debt refinancing and prepayment policy for solar wind projects; takeout financing, asset acquisition, bridge and corporate loan, buyer's line of credit, credit facility for purchase of power through power exchange, energy saving project, and project and short-term loan services; financing of fuel supply projects and equipment manufacturers; grants/interest free loans for studies/consultancies; lease financing for the purchase of equipment and wind power projects; line of credit for import of coal; policy for investment in equity of power projects; guidelines for funding grid connected solar thermal private sector power generation projects; policy for underwriting of debt; refinancing of debt of commissioned projects along with additional corporate loans for new-expansion-acquisition of projects; and financial assistance to distribution franchisee. It also provides non-fund based policies/products comprising guarantees, letter of comfort, and policy for guarantee for credit enhancement.
Power Finance Fundamentals Summary
|PFC fundamental statistics|
Is PFC overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|PFC income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₹1.41b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
|Earnings per share (EPS)||47.52|
|Net Profit Margin||52.27%|
How did PFC perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
8.9%Current Dividend Yield
Is Power Finance undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: PFC (₹138.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹346.18)
Significantly Below Fair Value: PFC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: PFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.9x) compared to the Indian Diversified Financial industry average (15.6x).
PE vs Market: PFC is good value based on its PE Ratio (2.9x) compared to the Indian market (20.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: PFC's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: PFC's PB Ratio (0.6x) is in line with the IN Diversified Financial industry average.
How is Power Finance forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 1 analyst?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: PFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.6% per year).
Earnings vs Market: PFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-0.6% per year).
High Growth Earnings: PFC's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if PFC's revenue is forecast to grow faster than the Indian market.
High Growth Revenue: Insufficient data to determine if PFC's revenue is forecast to grow faster than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: PFC's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.8%).
How has Power Finance performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: PFC has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: PFC's current net profit margins (52.3%) are higher than last year (35.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: PFC's earnings have grown by 19.2% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: PFC's earnings growth over the past year (64.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (19.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: PFC earnings growth over the past year (64.6%) exceeded the Diversified Financial industry 25.6%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: Whilst PFC's Return on Equity (20.44%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.
How is Power Finance's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: PFC's short term assets (₹7,647.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹151.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: PFC's short term assets (₹7,647.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹6,787.9B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: PFC's debt to equity ratio (808.5%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: PFC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 560% to 808.5% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: PFC's operating cash flow is negative, therefore debt is not well covered.
Interest Coverage: Insufficient data to determine if PFC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT.
What is Power Finance current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: PFC's dividend (8.86%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.34%).
High Dividend: PFC's dividend (8.86%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.45%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: PFC's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: PFC's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (25.8%), PFC'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
Ravinder Dhillon (58 yo)
Mr. Ravinder Singh Dhillon serves as Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director of Power Finance Corporation Ltd. since June 1, 2020 and serves as its Executive Director since Jun...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Ravinder's total compensation ($USD104.68K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD715.65K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Ravinder's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
Experienced Management: PFC's management team is considered experienced (3.1 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: PFC's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.7 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: 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.
Power Finance Corporation Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Power Finance Corporation Limited
- Ticker: PFC
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1986
- Industry: Specialized Finance
- Sector: Diversified Financials
- Market Cap: ₹365.123b
- Shares outstanding: 2.64b
- Website: https://www.pfcindia.com
Number of Employees
- Power Finance Corporation Limited
- 1, Barakhamba Lane
- New Delhi
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/09/19 12:04|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/09/17 00:00|
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