UPL Limited manufactures and markets crop solutions in India and internationally. More Details
Solid track record established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has UPL's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: UPL is not significantly more volatile than the rest of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 7% a week.
Volatility Over Time: UPL's weekly volatility (7%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: UPL exceeded the Indian Chemicals industry which returned 75.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: UPL exceeded the Indian Market which returned 72.2% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is UPL's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
1 week ago | Simply Wall StThis Insider Has Just Sold Shares In UPL Limited (NSE:UPL)
1 week ago | Simply Wall StShould You Think About Buying UPL Limited (NSE:UPL) Now?
3 weeks ago | Simply Wall StUPL (NSE:UPL) Seems To Use Debt Quite Sensibly
Is UPL 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: UPL (₹634.9) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹769.53)
Significantly Below Fair Value: UPL is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: UPL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20x) compared to the IN Chemicals industry average (17.5x).
PE vs Market: UPL is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20x) compared to the Indian market (18.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: UPL is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (1x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: UPL is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (2.5x) compared to the IN Chemicals industry average (1.6x).
How is UPL forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 26 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: UPL's forecast earnings growth (19.1% per year) is above the savings rate (7%).
Earnings vs Market: UPL's earnings (19.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (24.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: UPL's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: UPL's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (14.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: UPL's revenue (7.7% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: UPL's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (17.2%).
How has UPL performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: UPL has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: UPL's current net profit margins (6.5%) are higher than last year (4.1%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: UPL's earnings have grown by 7.3% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: UPL's earnings growth over the past year (77.1%) exceeds its 5-year average (7.3% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: UPL earnings growth over the past year (77.1%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 6.9%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: UPL's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.
How is UPL's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: UPL's short term assets (₹336.3B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹178.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: UPL's short term assets (₹336.3B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₹338.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: UPL's debt to equity ratio (141.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: UPL's debt to equity ratio has increased from 78% to 141.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: UPL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (23.3%).
Interest Coverage: UPL's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (3.7x coverage).
What is UPL current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: UPL's dividend (0.95%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.42%).
High Dividend: UPL's dividend (0.95%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.81%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: UPL's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: UPL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (18.9%), UPL's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: UPL's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (24% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Jai Rajnikant Shroff (55 yo)
Mr. Jaidev Rajnikant Shroff, also known as Jai, B.Sc., is a Promoter of Pacific Seeds (Thai) Ltd. Mr. Shroff has been Global Chief Executive Officer and Non-Executive Director at UPL Limited (formerly know...
Experienced Management: UPL's management team is seasoned and experienced (8.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: UPL's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 16.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: UPL insiders have only sold shares in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
UPL Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: UPL Limited
- Ticker: UPL
- Exchange: NSEI
- Founded: 1969
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: ₹485.092b
- Shares outstanding: 764.05m
- Website: https://www.upl-ltd.com
Number of Employees
- UPL Limited
- UPL House, 610 B/2
- Bandra Village
UPL Limited manufactures and markets crop solutions in India and internationally. It operates through two segments, Agro Activity and Non-agro Activity. The company offers sorghum, forages, corn, canola, s...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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