VST Industries Limited manufactures and sells tobacco and its related products in India and internationally.
Flawless balance sheet with outstanding track record and pays a dividend.
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: VSTIND's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: VSTIND exceeded the Indian Tobacco industry which returned -36.5% over the past year.
Return vs Market: VSTIND exceeded the Indian Market which returned -31.7% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is VST Industries's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
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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: VSTIND (₹2783.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹3229.01)
Significantly Below Fair Value: VSTIND is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: VSTIND is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.1x) compared to the Tobacco industry average (14.6x).
PE vs Market: VSTIND is poor value based on its PE Ratio (15.1x) compared to the Indian market (9.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate VSTIND's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: VSTIND is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.8x) compared to the IN Tobacco industry average (2.2x).
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.
- Check out VST Industries's track record over time to understand how much the company has returned to shareholders and its earnings growth rate in the past.
- VST Industries competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.
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How has VST Industries performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: VSTIND has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: VSTIND's current net profit margins (23.5%) are higher than last year (20.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: VSTIND's earnings have grown by 13.1% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: VSTIND's earnings growth over the past year (29%) exceeds its 5-year average (13.1% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: VSTIND earnings growth over the past year (29%) exceeded the Tobacco industry -2.8%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: VSTIND's Return on Equity (44.9%) is considered outstanding.
How is VST Industries's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: VSTIND's short term assets (₹9.6B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹5.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: VSTIND's short term assets (₹9.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹218.5M).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: VSTIND is debt free.
Reducing Debt: VSTIND has not had any debt for past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: VSTIND has no debt, therefore it does not need to be covered by operating cash flow.
Interest Coverage: VSTIND has no debt, therefore coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is VST Industries's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: VSTIND's dividend (3.4%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.96%).
High Dividend: VSTIND's dividend (3.4%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (4.06%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: VSTIND's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: VSTIND's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (51.2%), VSTIND'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.
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Devraj Lahiri (46yo)
Mr. Devraj Lahiri, B.Com., M.B.A. has been Managing Director of VST Industries Limited since November 28, 2017 and serves as its CEO. Mr. Lahiri served as Deputy Managing Director of VST Industries Ltd unt ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Devraj's total compensation ($USD337.02K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD344.71K).
Compensation vs Earnings: Devraj's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.
|MD, CEO & Whole Time Director||2.42yrs||₹25.61m||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||6yrs||₹8.22m||no data|
|Vice President of Technical||no data||no data||no data|
|Head of Legal & Secretarial||3.17yrs||₹5.64m||0.000010% ₹4.3k|
|Vice President of Human Resource||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Leaf||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Marketing||no data||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Leaf||no data||₹6.27m||no data|
|Corporate General Counsel||no data||₹3.08m||no data|
Experienced Management: VSTIND's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|MD, CEO & Whole Time Director||2.42yrs||₹25.61m||no data|
|Independent Non Executive Director||1yr||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Chairman||0.75yr||no data||no data|
|Non Executive Director||14.5yrs||₹4.93m||0.00016% ₹68.3k|
|Independent Non Executive Director||0.83yr||no data||no data|
|Independent Non Executive Director||0.75yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: VSTIND's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 0.9 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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
VST Industries Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: VST Industries Limited
- Ticker: VSTIND
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1930
- Industry: Tobacco
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: ₹42.698b
- Shares outstanding: 15.44m
- Website: https://www.vsthyd.com
Number of Employees
- VST Industries Limited
- 1-7-1063/1065, Azamabad
- Andhra Pradesh
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|509966||BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||IN||INR||Feb 1995|
|VSTIND||NSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)||Yes||Ordinary Shares||IN||INR||Feb 1995|
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 was formerly known as Vazir Sultan Tobacco Company Limited and changed its name to VST Industries Limited in April 1983. VST Industries Limited was incorporated in 1930 and is based in Hyderabad, India.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/09 13:48|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/09 00:00|
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.