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ITC NSEI:ITC Stock Report

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12 Aug, 2022


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ITC fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6

ITC Stock Overview

ITC Limited engages in the fast-moving consumer goods, hotels, paperboards and paper, packaging, agri, and information technology (IT) businesses in India and internationally.

ITC Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for ITC
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹308.55
52 Week High₹316.65
52 Week Low₹204.35
1 Month Change4.93%
3 Month Change19.32%
1 Year Change45.92%
3 Year Change21.96%
5 Year Change9.47%
Change since IPO5,126.80%

Recent News & Updates

Jul 31
Many Would Be Envious Of ITC's (NSE:ITC) Excellent Returns On Capital

Many Would Be Envious Of ITC's (NSE:ITC) Excellent Returns On Capital

There are a few key trends to look for if we want to identify the next multi-bagger. Firstly, we'll want to see a...

Shareholder Returns

ITCIN TobaccoIN Market

Return vs Industry: ITC exceeded the Indian Tobacco industry which returned -5.5% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ITC exceeded the Indian Market which returned 8.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ITC's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ITC volatility
ITC Average Weekly Movement3.0%
Tobacco Industry Average Movement4.3%
Market Average Movement6.4%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.1%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.2%

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

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

About the Company

191023,829Sanjiv Puri

ITC Limited engages in the fast-moving consumer goods, hotels, paperboards and paper, packaging, agri, and information technology (IT) businesses in India and internationally. It primarily offers cigarettes and cigars; staples, spices, biscuits, confectionery and gums, snacks, noodles and pasta, beverages, dairy, ready to eat meals, chocolate, coffee, and frozen foods; personal care products; notebooks, pens and pencils, geometry boxes, erasers, sharpeners, rulers, wax and plastic crayons, sketch pens, and oil pastels; apparel, safety matches; and incense sticks under various brands. The company also operates approximately 113 hotels under the ITC Hotel, WelcomHotel, Fortune, and WelcomHeritage brands; and Kaya Kalp spas.

ITC Fundamentals Summary

How do ITC's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ITC fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹3.82t
Earnings (TTM)₹163.56b
Revenue (TTM)₹659.10b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ITC income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹297.92b
Gross Profit₹361.18b
Other Expenses₹197.62b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)13.21
Gross Margin54.80%
Net Profit Margin24.82%
Debt/Equity Ratio0.4%

How did ITC perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is ITC undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 2/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • Analyst Forecast

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for ITC?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

ITC key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue5.5x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA16.5x
PEG Ratio2.4x

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does ITC's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

ITC PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for ITC vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average44.3x
500163 Godfrey Phillips India
509966 VST Industries
500790 Nestlé India
BRITANNIA Britannia Industries

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: ITC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.4x) compared to the peer average (44.3x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does ITC's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Asian Tobacco Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: ITC is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.4x) compared to the Asian Tobacco industry average (12.1x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is ITC's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

ITC PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio23.4x
Fair PE Ratio31.9x

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: ITC is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (23.4x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (31.9x).

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of ITC when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: ITC (₹308.55) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹238.84)

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

Analyst Price Targets

What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?

Analyst Forecast: Target price is less than 20% higher than the current share price.

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Future Growth

How is ITC forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 9 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 2/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts

Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ITC's forecast earnings growth (9.9% per year) is above the savings rate (6.8%).

Earnings vs Market: ITC's earnings (9.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (18.7% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ITC's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ITC's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (10.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ITC's revenue (6.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.

Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts

Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ITC's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (31%)

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Past Performance

How has ITC performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ITC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ITC's current net profit margins (24.8%) are lower than last year (26.4%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ITC's earnings have grown by 5.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ITC's earnings growth over the past year (17.4%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: ITC earnings growth over the past year (17.4%) exceeded the Tobacco industry 10.3%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: ITC's Return on Equity (26.5%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is ITC's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ITC's short term assets (₹342.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹121.6B).

Long Term Liabilities: ITC's short term assets (₹342.3B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹22.7B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ITC has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: ITC's debt to equity ratio has increased from 0.09% to 0.4% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ITC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (6316.8%).

Interest Coverage: ITC earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet

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What is ITC current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 5/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Cash Flow Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ITC's dividend (3.73%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.39%).

High Dividend: ITC's dividend (3.73%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.72%)

Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: At its current payout ratio (86.6%), ITC's payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (104.4%), ITC's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Sanjiv Puri (59 yo)





Mr. Sanjiv Puri has been Managing Director of ITC Limited since May 16, 2018 and also has been its Director since December 6, 2015 and its Chairman since May 13, 2019. Mr. Puri served as Chief Executive Of...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Sanjiv's total compensation ($USD1.34M) is about average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD1.33M).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ITC's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.5 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: ITC's board of directors are considered experienced (6 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

ITC Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: ITC Limited
  • Ticker: ITC
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1910
  • Industry: Tobacco
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹3.820t
  • Shares outstanding: 12.38b
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • ITC Limited
  • Virginia House
  • 37 Jawaharlal Nehru Road
  • Kolkata
  • West Bengal
  • 700071
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/08/12 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/08/12 00:00
Annual Earnings2022/03/31

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.