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BASF India NSEI:BASF Stock Report

Last Price


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23 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
BASF fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health6/6

BASF Stock Overview

BASF India Limited provides chemicals, materials, industrial solutions, surface technologies, nutrition and care, and agricultural solutions in India.


Price-To-Earnings ratio (18x) is below the Indian market (19.5x)

Earnings have grown 44% per year over the past 5 years

Risk Analysis

No risks detected for BASF from our risk checks.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for BASF India
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹2,471.35
52 Week High₹3,930.00
52 Week Low₹2,351.00
1 Month Change0.65%
3 Month Change-15.32%
1 Year Change-3.70%
3 Year Change86.69%
5 Year Change49.64%
Change since IPO697.21%

Recent News & Updates

May 07
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Shareholder Returns

BASFIN ChemicalsIN Market

Return vs Industry: BASF matched the Indian Chemicals industry which returned -3.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: BASF underperformed the Indian Market which returned -2.5% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is BASF's price volatile compared to industry and market?
BASF volatility
BASF Average Weekly Movement5.3%
Chemicals Industry Average Movement6.8%
Market Average Movement6.9%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.8%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.5%

Stable Share Price: BASF is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: BASF's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

19431,315Narayan Krishnamohan

BASF India Limited provides chemicals, materials, industrial solutions, surface technologies, nutrition and care, and agricultural solutions in India. Its Agricultural Solutions segment provides crop protection products, such as insecticides, herbicides, fungicides, and plant growth regulators. The company’s Chemicals segment provides petrochemicals, such as oxo-alcohols, acrylic acid, acrylic monomers, and plasticizers; and intermediate chemicals for pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals, coatings, food and feed, flavor and fragrance, surfactants, rubber chemicals, textiles, personal care, adhesives, dyes, etc. Its Materials segment offers performance chemicals, such as polyurethane, engineering, and specialty plastics; and monomers comprising basic raw materials for polyurethanes, inorganics and polyamides, as well as its precursors.

BASF India Fundamentals Summary

How do BASF India's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
BASF fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹106.93b
Earnings (TTM)₹5.95b
Revenue (TTM)₹131.00b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
BASF income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹108.60b
Gross Profit₹22.40b
Other Expenses₹16.45b

Last Reported Earnings

Mar 31, 2022

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)137.42
Gross Margin17.10%
Net Profit Margin4.54%
Debt/Equity Ratio0%

How did BASF perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio

Does BASF pay a reliable dividends?

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When do you need to buy BASF by to receive an upcoming dividend?
BASF India dividend dates
Ex Dividend DateJul 21 2022
Dividend Pay DateSep 02 2022
Days until Ex dividend27 days
Days until Dividend pay date70 days

Does BASF pay a reliable dividends?

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We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


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

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 1/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

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

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

BASF 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/Revenue0.8x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA11.7x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

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

BASF PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for BASF vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average27.5x

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: BASF is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18x) compared to the peer average (27.5x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does BASF's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Indian Chemicals Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: BASF is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (18x) compared to the Indian Chemicals industry average (16.2x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is BASF'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.

BASF PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio18x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate BASF's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

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

Below Fair Value: BASF (₹2471.35) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹354.96)

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

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

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Future Growth

How is BASF India forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Materials 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 BASF 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.

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  • Examine BASF India's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • BASF India competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has BASF India performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: BASF has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: BASF's current net profit margins (4.5%) are lower than last year (5.8%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: BASF has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 44% per year.

Accelerating Growth: BASF's earnings growth over the past year (7.6%) is below its 5-year average (44% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: BASF earnings growth over the past year (7.6%) underperformed the Chemicals industry 29.6%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: BASF's Return on Equity (25.5%) is considered high.

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Financial Health

How is BASF India's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 6/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: BASF's short term assets (₹49.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹36.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: BASF's short term assets (₹49.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹1.4B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: BASF is debt free.

Reducing Debt: BASF has no debt compared to 5 years ago when its debt to equity ratio was 115.4%.

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

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

Balance Sheet

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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 2/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Upcoming Dividend Payment

TodayJun 23 2022Ex Dividend DateJul 21 2022Dividend Pay DateSep 02 202243 days from Ex DividendBuy in the next 27 days to receive the upcoming dividend

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: BASF's dividend (0.24%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.44%).

High Dividend: BASF's dividend (0.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.92%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: BASF's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

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

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its low payout ratio (4.4%), BASF's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its low cash payout ratio (13%), BASF's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Narayan Krishnamohan





Mr. Narayan Krishnamohan serves as a Managing Director at BASF India Limited since April 1, 2019. He has been Senior Vice President of Intermediates at BASF SE since June 2015 and served as its Vice Presid...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Narayan's total compensation ($USD606.80K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD461.75K).

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

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: BASF's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.2 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: BASF's board of directors are considered experienced (3.6 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.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

BASF India Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: BASF India Limited
  • Ticker: BASF
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1943
  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹106.933b
  • Shares outstanding: 43.29m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • BASF India Limited
  • The Capital, A Wing
  • 1204-C, 12th Floor
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400051
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/23 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/23 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.