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Executive Summary

Godfrey Phillips India Limited manufactures and sells cigarettes, chewing products, and tobacco products primarily in India and internationally. More Details

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet established dividend payer.

Share Price & News

How has Godfrey Phillips India's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

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

Volatility Over Time: GODFRYPHLP'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: GODFRYPHLP exceeded the Indian Tobacco industry which returned -0.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: GODFRYPHLP underperformed the Indian Market which returned 54.3% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day4.3%1.0%0.9%
30 Day4.4%1.7%1.0%
90 Day23.9%2.0%11.0%
1 Year19.5%16.8%1.6%-2.8%53.9%51.8%
3 Year43.2%34.3%-27.0%-37.0%37.0%30.0%
5 Year0.8%-6.7%-26.4%-40.6%82.4%67.2%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Godfrey Phillips India's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Godfrey Phillips India undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: GODFRYPHLP (₹1070.9) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹479.32)

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

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: GODFRYPHLP is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.8x) compared to the Asian Tobacco industry average (15.4x).

PE vs Market: GODFRYPHLP is good value based on its PE Ratio (14.8x) compared to the Indian market (24x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: GODFRYPHLP's PB Ratio (2.2x) is in line with the IN Tobacco industry average.

Future Growth

How is Godfrey Phillips India 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 Godfrey Phillips India 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 Godfrey Phillips India performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: GODFRYPHLP has a large one-off gain of ₹1.0B impacting its March 31 2021 financial results.

Growing Profit Margin: GODFRYPHLP's current net profit margins (14.9%) are higher than last year (13.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: GODFRYPHLP's earnings have grown by 17.1% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: GODFRYPHLP's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: GODFRYPHLP had negative earnings growth (-2.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Tobacco industry average (2.2%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: GODFRYPHLP's Return on Equity (14.5%) is considered low.

Financial Health

How is Godfrey Phillips India's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: GODFRYPHLP's short term assets (₹15.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹7.9B).

Long Term Liabilities: GODFRYPHLP's short term assets (₹15.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹3.5B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: GODFRYPHLP's debt to equity ratio (2.9%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: GODFRYPHLP's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 8.1% to 2.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: GODFRYPHLP's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (408.2%).

Interest Coverage: GODFRYPHLP's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (15.6x coverage).

Balance Sheet


What is Godfrey Phillips India current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: GODFRYPHLP's dividend (2.24%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.36%).

High Dividend: GODFRYPHLP's dividend (2.24%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.4%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (33.1%), GODFRYPHLP's dividend payments are well 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


Bhisham Wadhera

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Mr. Bhisham Wadhera serves as the Chief Executive Officer and BR Head of Godfrey Phillips India Limited. Mr. Wadhera served as Chief Operating Officer of International at Godfrey Phillips India Limited and...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Bhisham's total compensation ($USD989.65K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD383.02K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Bhisham's compensation has increased by more than 20% whilst company earnings have fallen more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: GODFRYPHLP's management team is seasoned and experienced (7.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: GODFRYPHLP's board of directors are considered experienced (6.1 years average tenure).


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

Godfrey Phillips India Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Godfrey Phillips India Limited
  • Ticker: GODFRYPHLP
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1936
  • Industry: Tobacco
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Market Cap: ₹55.748b
  • Shares outstanding: 51.99m
  • Website: https://www.godfreyphillips.com

Number of Employees


  • Godfrey Phillips India Limited
  • Omaxe Square
  • Plot No.14
  • New Delhi
  • Delhi
  • 110025
  • India



Godfrey Phillips India Limited manufactures and sells cigarettes, chewing products, and tobacco products primarily in India and internationally. It operates through Cigarette, Tobacco, and Related Products...

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/07/27 17:22
End of Day Share Price2021/07/27 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.