Varun Beverages Limited operates as the franchisee of carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs) sold under trademarks owned by PepsiCo.
Solid track record with high growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Varun Beverages's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 540180's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: 540180 exceeded the Indian Beverage industry which returned -23.7% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 540180 exceeded the Indian Market which returned -32.2% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Varun Beverages's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
Is Varun Beverages 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: 540180 (₹536.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹705.65)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 540180 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 540180 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.9x) compared to the Beverage industry average (8.9x).
PE vs Market: 540180 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.9x) compared to the Indian market (9.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 540180 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.3x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 540180 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.7x) compared to the IN Beverage industry average (0.9x).
How is Varun Beverages forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 540180's forecast earnings growth (24.3% per year) is above the savings rate (6.5%).
Earnings vs Market: 540180's earnings (24.3% per year) are forecast to grow faster than the Indian market (19.2% per year).
High Growth Earnings: earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: 540180's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow faster than the Indian market (8.8% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 540180's revenue (11.8% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 540180's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (20.3%)
How has Varun Beverages performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 540180 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 540180's current net profit margins (6.6%) are higher than last year (5.7%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 540180 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 41.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: 540180's earnings growth over the past year (60.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (41.6% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 540180 earnings growth over the past year (60.1%) exceeded the Beverage industry -5.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 540180's Return on Equity (14.1%) is considered low.
How is Varun Beverages's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 540180's short term assets (₹16.7B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₹22.2B).
Long Term Liabilities: 540180's short term assets (₹16.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₹28.1B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 540180's debt to equity ratio (101.7%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 540180's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 701.9% to 101.7% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 540180's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (38.2%).
Interest Coverage: 540180's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.5x coverage).
What is Varun Beverages's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 540180's dividend (0.47%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.96%).
High Dividend: 540180's dividend (0.47%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (4.06%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, 540180 has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 540180's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 3 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (14.9%), 540180's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: 540180's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (16% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Kapil Agarwal (55yo)
Mr. Kapil Agarwal serves as the Chief Executive Officer of Varun Beverages Limited and also has been its Whole-time Director since 2012. He joined Varun Beverages Limited since April November 01, 2004. Mr. ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Kapil's total compensation ($USD749.05K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD660.05K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Kapil's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|CEO & Whole-Time Director||no data||₹57.15m||0.14% ₹222.5m|
|Whole-Time Director||no data||₹31.49m||17.55% ₹27.5b|
|Whole-Time Director||no data||₹48.55m||0.21% ₹331.4m|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||4.33yrs||no data||no data|
|Chairman||no data||no data||19.91% ₹31.2b|
|Non-Executive & Independent Director||4.08yrs||₹800.00k||0.00045% ₹704.3k|
|Whole-Time Director||0.92yr||₹18.48m||0.045% ₹70.3m|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||2.17yrs||₹1.90m||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||2.08yrs||₹3.00m||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||2.08yrs||₹1.90m||no data|
Experienced Board: 540180'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: 540180 insiders have sold more shares than they have bought in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Varun Beverages Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Varun Beverages Limited
- Ticker: 540180
- Exchange: BSE
- Founded: 1995
- Industry: Soft Drinks
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: ₹156.513b
- Shares outstanding: 288.69m
- Website: https://www.varunpepsi.com
Number of Employees
- Varun Beverages Limited
- RJ Corp House
- Plot No. 31
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|VBL||NSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Nov 2016|
|540180||BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Nov 2016|
Varun Beverages Limited operates as the franchisee of carbonated soft drinks (CSDs) and non-carbonated beverages (NCBs) sold under trademarks owned by PepsiCo. The company produces, bottles, and distributes a range of CSDs under the Pepsi, Diet Pepsi, Seven-Up, Mirinda Orange, Mirinda Lemon, Mountain Dew, Seven-Up Nimbooz Masala Soda, Evervess Soda, Duke’s Soda, and Sting brands. It also produces and distributes NCBs under the brands of Tropicana Slice, Tropicana Frutz, Seven-Up Nimbooz, Gatorade, and Quaker Oat Milk, as well as packaged drinking water under the brand Aquafina. In addition, the company holds the franchise for Ole brand of PepsiCo products in Sri Lanka. It sells its products to retail outlets directly and through distributors in India, as well as territories of Nepal, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Zambia, and Zimbabwe. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Gurugram, India. Varun Beverages Limited is a subsidiary of RJ Corp Limited.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/08 14:23|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/08 00:00|
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