BSE:538564

Stock Analysis Report

Executive Summary

James Warren Tea Limited engages in cultivation, manufacture and sale of tea in India.


Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and fair value.

Share Price & News

How has James Warren Tea's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: 538564 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0%

538564

14.8%

IN Food

8.9%

IN Market


1 Year Return

-34.5%

538564

-3.8%

IN Food

-30.6%

IN Market

Return vs Industry: 538564 underperformed the Indian Food industry which returned -3.2% over the past year.

Return vs Market: 538564 underperformed the Indian Market which returned -29.3% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

538564IndustryMarket
7 Day0%14.8%8.9%
30 Day-1.7%-13.9%-24.8%
90 Day-10.0%-12.3%-29.4%
1 Year-34.5%-34.5%-2.4%-3.8%-29.2%-30.6%
3 Year-47.5%-47.5%43.8%39.4%-17.0%-21.5%
5 Year-39.1%-39.1%84.2%75.2%-5.4%-10.4%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is James Warren Tea's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


Simply Wall St News

No news available

Valuation

Is James Warren Tea undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

7.44x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: 538564 (₹71) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹21.47)

Significantly Below Fair Value: 538564 is trading above our estimate of fair value.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: 538564 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.4x) compared to the Food industry average (10.3x).

PE vs Market: 538564 is good value based on its PE Ratio (7.4x) compared to the Indian market (9.2x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate 538564's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: 538564 is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the IN Food industry average (0.7x).


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Future Growth

How is James Warren Tea forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

21.1%

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 James Warren Tea 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.


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Past Performance

How has James Warren Tea performed over the past 5 years?

-18.8%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: 538564 has a large one-off gain of ₹23.2M impacting its December 31 2019 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: 538564's current net profit margins (5.5%) are higher than last year (2.1%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: 538564's earnings have declined by -18.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: 538564's earnings growth over the past year (158.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (-18.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: 538564 earnings growth over the past year (158.7%) exceeded the Food industry 20.6%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: 538564's Return on Equity (7.4%) is considered low.


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Financial Health

How is James Warren Tea's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: 538564's short term assets (₹823.1M) exceed its short term liabilities (₹381.6M).

Long Term Liabilities: 538564's short term assets (₹823.1M) exceed its long term liabilities (₹222.8M).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: 538564 is debt free.

Reducing Debt: 538564 has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 3.6%.

Debt Coverage: 538564 has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.

Interest Coverage: 538564 has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.


Balance Sheet

Inventory Level: 538564 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt Coverage by Assets: Insufficient data to determine if 538564's debt is covered by short term assets.


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Dividend

What is James Warren Tea's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate 538564's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate 538564's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any payouts.


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 538564's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if 538564's dividend payments have been increasing.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: No need to calculate the sustainability of 538564's dividend in 3 years as they are not forecast to pay a notable one for the Indian market.


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Management

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

0.8yrs

Average board tenure


CEO

Akhil Ruia (38yo)

no data

Tenure

₹19,030,758

Compensation

Mr. Akhil Kumar Ruia served as Whole time Director of James Warren Tea Limited since June 28, 2012 until February 29, 2020 and serves as its Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Ruia serves as a Director of Botrac ...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Akhil's total compensation ($USD252.49K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD48.15K).

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


Board Members

NamePositionTenureCompensationOwnership
Bhupendra Saldani
Whole Time Director0.17yrno datano data
Anil Kumar Ruia
Non Executive Non Independent Chairmanno data₹10.00kno data
Raghav Lall
Non Executive Independent Director0.83yr₹10.00kno data
Abhiram Sheth
Non Executive Independent Director6.25yrs₹15.00k0.00049% 2.5k
Arup Chowdhuri
Non Executive Independent Director6.25yrs₹105.00kno data
Monojit Dasgupta
Additional Independent Director0.58yrno datano data

0.8yrs

Average Tenure

60.5yo

Average Age

Experienced Board: 538564's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


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

James Warren Tea Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: James Warren Tea Limited
  • Ticker: 538564
  • Exchange: BSE
  • Founded: 1850
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: ₹516.457m
  • Shares outstanding: 6.98m
  • Website: https://www.jameswarrentea.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • James Warren Tea Limited
  • Aspirations Vintage
  • 12 Pretoria Street
  • Kolkata
  • West Bengal
  • 700071
  • India

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
538564BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRJul 2014

Biography

James Warren Tea Limited engages in cultivation, manufacture and sale of tea in India. It primarily offers CTC and orthodox tea products. The company operates seven tea estates located in the South Bank, Upper Assam. It exports its products to Europe, the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan, China, Commonwealth of Independent States, and the Middle East. The company was formerly known as Dashabhooja Mercantile & Tourism Private Limited. James Warren Tea Limited was founded in 1850 and is based in Kolkata, India. 


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/03/30 13:22
End of Day Share Price2020/03/30 00:00
Earnings2019/12/31
Annual Earnings2019/03/31


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.