Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited refines crude oil and markets petroleum products in India. More Details
Established dividend payer with adequate balance sheet.
Share Price & News
How has Bharat Petroleum's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: BPCL is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.
Volatility Over Time: BPCL's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
IN Oil and Gas
1 Year Return
IN Oil and Gas
Return vs Industry: BPCL exceeded the Indian Oil and Gas industry which returned 4.4% over the past year.
Return vs Market: BPCL underperformed the Indian Market which returned 56.1% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Bharat Petroleum's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StBharat Petroleum (NSE:BPCL) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StSlowing Rates Of Return At Bharat Petroleum (NSE:BPCL) Leave Little Room For Excitement
1 month ago | Simply Wall StBharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (NSE:BPCL) On An Uptrend: Could Fundamentals Be Driving The Stock?
Is Bharat Petroleum undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: BPCL (₹457.15) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹136.31)
Significantly Below Fair Value: BPCL is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: BPCL is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.6x) compared to the Indian Oil and Gas industry average (18.8x).
PE vs Market: BPCL is good value based on its PE Ratio (5.6x) compared to the Indian market (24x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: BPCL's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: BPCL's PB Ratio (1.7x) is in line with the IN Oil and Gas industry average.
How is Bharat Petroleum forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: BPCL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-21% per year).
Earnings vs Market: BPCL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-21% per year).
High Growth Earnings: BPCL's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: BPCL's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (12.7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: BPCL's revenue (9.3% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: BPCL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (16.3%).
How has Bharat Petroleum performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: BPCL has a large one-off loss of ₹52.7B impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.
Growing Profit Margin: BPCL's current net profit margins (7%) are higher than last year (1.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: BPCL's earnings have declined by 3.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: BPCL's earnings growth over the past year (429.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (-3.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: BPCL earnings growth over the past year (429.1%) exceeded the Oil and Gas industry 13.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: BPCL's Return on Equity (32.3%) is considered high.
How is Bharat Petroleum's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: BPCL's short term assets (₹519.8B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₹569.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: BPCL's short term assets (₹519.8B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹505.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: BPCL's debt to equity ratio (74.3%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: BPCL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 79.4% to 74.3% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: BPCL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (59.2%).
Interest Coverage: BPCL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (9.8x coverage).
What is Bharat Petroleum current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: BPCL's dividend (9.62%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.34%).
High Dividend: BPCL's dividend (9.62%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.39%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: BPCL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: BPCL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (53.7%), BPCL's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: BPCL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (46.2% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Kappagantula Padmakar (60 yo)
Mr. Kappagantula Padmakar has been Additional Director & Director of Human Resources at Bharat Petroleum Corp. Ltd. since February 1, 2018 and serves as its Chairman & Managing Director since September 1, ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kappagantula's total compensation ($USD93.82K) is below average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD1.27M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kappagantula's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: BPCL's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: BPCL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.4 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.
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
- Ticker: BPCL
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1952
- Industry: Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing
- Sector: Energy
- Market Cap: ₹991.674b
- Shares outstanding: 2.17b
- Website: https://www.bharatpetroleum.com
Number of Employees
- Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited
- Bharat Bhavan
- 4 & 6 Currimbhoy Road
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited refines crude oil and markets petroleum products in India. The company operates through two segments, Downstream Petroleum; and Exploration and Production of Hydrocarbo...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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