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Executive Summary

VST Industries Limited manufactures and sells tobacco and its related products in India and internationally. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet with solid track record and pays a dividend.

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Share Price & News

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

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Volatility Over Time: 509966's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

Market Performance

7 Day Return




IN Tobacco


IN Market

1 Year Return




IN Tobacco


IN Market

Return vs Industry: 509966 exceeded the Indian Tobacco industry which returned 2.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 509966 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 67.9% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day-1.9%-2.4%-2.1%
30 Day-4.9%1.0%-3.2%
90 Day-9.2%-2.1%2.2%
1 Year17.6%14.0%9.1%2.5%70.5%67.9%
3 Year16.0%6.8%-24.1%-33.7%23.6%17.4%
5 Year123.9%94.8%-29.3%-42.5%80.3%66.4%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

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

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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 (₹3318.4) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹3820.08)

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 good value based on its PE Ratio (16.6x) compared to the XA Tobacco industry average (17.4x).

PE vs Market: 509966 is good value based on its PE Ratio (16.6x) compared to the Indian market (18.3x).

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 (6.5x) compared to the IN 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 (27.4%) are higher than last year (23.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 509966's earnings have grown by 16.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 509966's earnings growth over the past year (7.6%) is below its 5-year average (16.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 509966 earnings growth over the past year (7.6%) exceeded the Tobacco industry -8.3%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: 509966's Return on Equity (38.9%) is considered high.

Financial Health

How is VST Industries's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 509966's short term assets (₹11.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹5.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: 509966's short term assets (₹11.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹231.1M).

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 (3.1%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.43%).

High Dividend: 509966's dividend (3.1%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.91%)

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 (51.5%), 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 (48 yo)



Mr. Aditya Deb Gooptu serves as Additional 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 Philli...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: 509966's management team is considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: 509966's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 1.8 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.

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

VST Industries Limited's company bio, 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: ₹51.100b
  • Shares outstanding: 15.44m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


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



VST Industries Limited manufactures and sells tobacco and its related products in India and internationally. It also offers leaf and unmanufactured tobacco, and cigarettes that contain tobacco. The company...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/04/14 12:03
End of Day Share Price2021/04/13 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/03/31

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