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Market Cap

₹477.4m

Last Updated

2021/04/10 12:01 UTC

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Company Financials

Executive Summary

B & A Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in growing, processing, cultivating, and blending of black tea in India. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Undervalued with solid track record.

Share Price & News

How has B & A's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 508136 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 508136's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.8%

508136

4.0%

IN Food

1.0%

IN Market


1 Year Return

53.1%

508136

37.9%

IN Food

72.2%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: 508136 exceeded the Indian Food industry which returned 37.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 508136 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 72.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

508136IndustryMarket
7 Day0.8%4.0%1.0%
30 Day-2.7%4.4%-0.4%
90 Day-9.4%2.1%6.7%
1 Year53.1%53.1%40.3%37.9%74.9%72.2%
3 Year-43.0%-44.2%47.6%42.3%28.0%21.6%
5 Year-10.6%-15.1%178.4%163.6%87.4%73.0%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is B & A undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

>50%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 508136 (₹154) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹497.03)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 508136 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 508136 is good value based on its PE Ratio (3x) compared to the IN Food industry average (16.2x).

PE vs Market: 508136 is good value based on its PE Ratio (3x) compared to the Indian market (18.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 508136's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 508136 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the IN Food industry average (1.3x).


Future Growth

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

15.2%

Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco 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 B & A 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.


Past Performance

How has B & A performed over the past 5 years?

3.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 508136 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 508136's current net profit margins (6.9%) are higher than last year (3.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 508136's earnings have grown by 3.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 508136's earnings growth over the past year (116.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (3.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 508136 earnings growth over the past year (116.1%) exceeded the Food industry 19.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 508136's Return on Equity (17.3%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is B & A's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 508136's short term assets (₹1.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹826.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: 508136's short term assets (₹1.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹242.2M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 508136's debt to equity ratio (45.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: 508136's debt to equity ratio has increased from 44.2% to 45.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 508136's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32%).

Interest Coverage: 508136's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5.9x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is B & A current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 508136's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 508136's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 508136's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 508136's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: 508136 is not paying a notable dividend for the Indian market.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 508136's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Indian market.


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

11.0yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Somnath Chatterjee (58 yo)

11yrs

Tenure

₹3,585,936

Compensation

Mr. Somnath Chatterjee, B.Com has been the Managing Director of B&A Ltd., since April 1, 2010 and serves as its Executive Director since June 28, 2007. Mr. Chatterjee served as a whole time Director of B &...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Somnath's total compensation ($USD47.97K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD40.60K).

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


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 508136's management team is seasoned and experienced (11 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: 508136's board of directors are considered experienced (7 years average tenure).


Ownership

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.


Ownership Breakdown

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


Top Shareholders

Company Information

B & A Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: B & A Limited
  • Ticker: 508136
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1915
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: ₹477.400m
  • Shares outstanding: 3.10m
  • Website: https://www.barooahs.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • B & A Limited
  • 113, Park Street
  • 9th Floor
  • Kolkata
  • West Bengal
  • 700016
  • India

Listings


Biography

B & A Limited, together with its subsidiaries, engages in growing, processing, cultivating, and blending of black tea in India. It operates through two segments, Tea and Packaging. The company operates thr...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/10 12:01
End of Day Share Price2021/04/09 00:00
Earnings2020/12/31
Annual Earnings2020/03/31


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.