EPL

EPLNSEI:EPL Stock Report

Market Cap

₹78.9b

7D

3.1%

1Y

-0.6%

Updated

21 Sep, 2021

Data

Company Financials +
EPL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation0/6
Future Growth1/6
Past Performance4/6
Financial Health6/6
Dividends6/6

EPL Overview

EPL Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells plastic packaging materials in the form of multi-layer collapsible tubes and laminates.

EPL Competitors

Ball

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Crown Holdings

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Sealed Air

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AptarGroup

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for EPL
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹250.10
52 Week High₹202.00
52 Week Low₹291.95
Beta0.75
1 Month Change11.78%
3 Month Change-10.50%
1 Year Change-0.62%
3 Year Change127.57%
5 Year Change124.00%
Change since IPO103.21%

Recent News & Updates

Sep 01
A Look At The Fair Value Of EPL Limited (NSE:EPL)

A Look At The Fair Value Of EPL Limited (NSE:EPL)

How far off is EPL Limited ( NSE:EPL ) from its intrinsic value? Using the most recent financial data, we'll take a...

Jul 09
Slowing Rates Of Return At EPL (NSE:EPL) Leave Little Room For Excitement

Slowing Rates Of Return At EPL (NSE:EPL) Leave Little Room For Excitement

What trends should we look for it we want to identify stocks that can multiply in value over the long term? Firstly...

Jun 03
We Think EPL (NSE:EPL) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

We Think EPL (NSE:EPL) Can Manage Its Debt With Ease

Howard Marks put it nicely when he said that, rather than worrying about share price volatility, 'The possibility of...

Shareholder Returns

EPLIN PackagingIN Market
7D3.1%2.4%-0.5%
1Y-0.6%55.7%61.2%

Return vs Industry: EPL underperformed the Indian Packaging industry which returned 55.7% over the past year.

Return vs Market: EPL underperformed the Indian Market which returned 61.2% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is EPL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
EPL volatility
EPL Beta0.75
Industry Beta0.91
Market Beta1

Stable Share Price: EPL is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 4% a week.

Volatility Over Time: EPL's weekly volatility (4%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
19823,365Anand Kripaluhttps://www.eplglobal.com

EPL Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells plastic packaging materials in the form of multi-layer collapsible tubes and laminates. It offers laminated tubes that are used for packaging in personal care, food, pharma, and industrial applications; seamless plastic tubes, which are used for packaging low-volume products in a range of industries; and customized specialty, aluminum barrier, and plastic barrier laminates, as well as metallic, iridescent, holographic, soft touch, or custom colored materials. The company also provides caps and closures for hair care and personal care product bottles; Glow in the Dark tubes for clients in categories, such as beauty and cosmetics, pharma and health, and oral care; Super Titanium, a tube alternative for oral care, toiletries, and food products; Mystik tubes for hair colorant and other product formulations; Clarion, a UV shield tube for packing oral care, beauty, and cosmetic products; Velvetie tubes for packaging oral care and cosmetic products; and dispensing systems.

Valuation

Is EPL undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

31.25x

Price to Earnings (PE) ratio


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: EPL (₹250.1) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹227.62)

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


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: EPL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.3x) compared to the Indian Packaging industry average (13.7x).

PE vs Market: EPL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (31.3x) compared to the Indian market (20.4x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: EPL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1.7x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: EPL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (4.6x) compared to the IN Packaging industry average (1.3x).


Future Growth

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

18.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: EPL's forecast earnings growth (18.4% per year) is above the savings rate (6.8%).

Earnings vs Market: EPL's earnings (18.4% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (18.5% per year).

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

Revenue vs Market: EPL's revenue (9.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (12.6% per year).

High Growth Revenue: EPL's revenue (9.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: EPL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (19.3%).


Past Performance

How has EPL performed over the past 5 years?

5.6%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: EPL has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: EPL's current net profit margins (8%) are higher than last year (7.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: EPL's earnings have grown by 5.6% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: EPL's earnings growth over the past year (18.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (5.6% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: EPL earnings growth over the past year (18.9%) underperformed the Packaging industry 26.8%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: EPL's Return on Equity (15%) is considered low.


Financial Health

How is EPL's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: EPL's short term assets (₹13.4B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹7.7B).

Long Term Liabilities: EPL's short term assets (₹13.4B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹5.1B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: EPL's debt to equity ratio (37.2%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: EPL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 68.3% to 37.2% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: EPL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (81.1%).

Interest Coverage: EPL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (16.2x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

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

1.64%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: EPL's dividend (1.64%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.34%).

High Dividend: EPL's dividend (1.64%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.48%)


Stability and Growth of Payments

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

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


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (51.3%), EPL's dividend payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: EPL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (48.1% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

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

5.9yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Anand Kripalu (62 yo)

0.083

Tenure

Mr. Anand Kripalu has been the Global Chief Executive Officer, Managing Director & an Additional Director of EPL Limited since August 18, 2021. He serves as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of...


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: EPL's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.9 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: EPL's board of directors are not considered experienced ( 2.1 years average tenure), which suggests a new board.


Ownership

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

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


Key Information

  • Name: EPL Limited
  • Ticker: EPL
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1982
  • Industry: Metal and Glass Containers
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: ₹78.947b
  • Shares outstanding: 315.91m
  • Website: https://www.eplglobal.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • EPL Limited
  • Times Tower
  • Top Floor
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400013
  • India

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/09/21 15:32
End of Day Share Price2021/09/21 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
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.