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VST IndustriesBSE:509966 Stock Report

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24 Sep, 2021


Company Financials
509966 fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6

509966 Overview

VST Industries Limited engages in manufacturing and marketing of cigarettes primarily in India.

VST Industries Competitors




Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for VST Industries
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹3,390.95
52 Week High₹3,125.00
52 Week Low₹4,048.30
1 Month Change1.23%
3 Month Change-5.69%
1 Year Change-0.54%
3 Year Change21.29%
5 Year Change50.28%
Change since IPO1,374.33%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

509966IN TobaccoIN Market

Return vs Industry: 509966 underperformed the Indian Tobacco industry which returned 9.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 509966 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 71.8% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is 509966's price volatile compared to industry and market?
509966 volatility
509966 Beta0.35
Industry Beta0.55
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: 509966 is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 2% a week.

Volatility Over Time: 509966's weekly volatility (2%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1930780Aditya Gooptu

VST Industries Limited engages in manufacturing and marketing of cigarettes primarily in India. It also trades in unmanufactured tobacco. The company was formerly known as Vazir Sultan Tobacco Company Limited and changed its name to VST Industries Limited in April 1983.

VST Industries Fundamentals Summary

How do VST Industries's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
509966 fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹52.36b
Earnings (TTM)₹3.06b
Revenue (TTM)₹11.41b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
509966 income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹5.12b
Gross Profit₹6.29b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)197.85
Gross Margin55.10%
Net Profit Margin26.78%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.0%

How did 509966 perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is VST Industries 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: 509966 (₹3390.95) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹3428.81)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 509966 is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 509966 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the Asian Tobacco industry average (14.7x).

PE vs Market: 509966 is good value based on its PE Ratio (17.1x) compared to the Indian market (20.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 509966's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 509966 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (5.6x) compared to the XA Tobacco industry average (2x).

Future Growth

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


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 VST Industries 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 VST Industries performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 509966 has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: 509966's current net profit margins (26.8%) are higher than last year (25.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 509966's earnings have grown by 16.2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 509966's earnings growth over the past year (0.5%) is below its 5-year average (16.2% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 509966 earnings growth over the past year (0.5%) underperformed the Tobacco industry 8.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 509966's Return on Equity (32.5%) is considered high.

Financial Health

How is VST Industries's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 509966's short term assets (₹12.5B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹5.2B).

Long Term Liabilities: 509966's short term assets (₹12.5B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹220.8M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 509966 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 509966 has not had any debt for past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: 509966 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 509966 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


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


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: 509966's dividend (3.36%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.34%).

High Dividend: 509966's dividend (3.36%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.45%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: 509966's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: 509966's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (57.6%), 509966'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.

Next Steps


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


Average management tenure


Aditya Gooptu (49 yo)





Mr. Aditya Deb Gooptu serves as Director, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at VST Industries Limited since December 1, 2020. He has spent over 17 years (2003-2020) in Godfrey Phillips India in...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Aditya's total compensation ($USD362.23K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD368.78K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Insufficient data to compare Aditya's compensation with company performance.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 509966's management team is considered experienced (4.6 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 509966's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.2 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.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

VST Industries Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: VST Industries Limited
  • Ticker: 509966
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1930
  • Industry: Tobacco
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: ₹52.363b
  • Shares outstanding: 15.44m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • VST Industries Limited
  • 1-7-1063/1065, Azamabad
  • Hyderabad
  • 500020
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/24 15:29
End of Day Share Price2021/09/24 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

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.