Shemaroo Entertainment Limited (NSE:SHEMAROO): Is Growth Priced In?

Shemaroo Entertainment Limited (NSE:SHEMAROO) is a stock well-positioned for future growth, but many investors are wondering whether its last closing price of ₹405.45 is based on unrealistic expectations. Let’s take a look at some key metrics to determine whether there’s any value here for current and potential future investors.

See our latest analysis for Shemaroo Entertainment

Has the SHEMAROO train has slowed down?

Shemaroo Entertainment is poised for extremely high earnings growth in the near future. Expectations from 2 analysts are extremely positive with earnings per share estimated to surge from current levels of ₹27.513 to ₹45.881 over the next three years. This indicates an estimated earnings growth rate of 21% per year, on average, which signals a market-beating outlook in the upcoming years.

Is SHEMAROO available at a good price after accounting for its growth?

Shemaroo Entertainment is trading at quite low price-to-earnings (PE) ratio of 14.68x. This tells us the stock is undervalued relative to the current IN market average of 17.4x , and undervalued based on its latest annual earnings update compared to the entertainment average of 24.33x . This multiple is a median of profitable companies of 24 Entertainment companies in IN including BGIL Films & Technologies, 52 Weeks Entertainment and Eros International Media.

NSEI:SHEMAROO PE PEG Gauge October 7th 18
NSEI:SHEMAROO PE PEG Gauge October 7th 18

Given that SHEMAROO’s price-to-earnings of 14.68x lies below the industry average, this already indicates that the company could be potentially undervalued. But, seeing as Shemaroo Entertainment is perceived as a high-growth stock, we must also account for its earnings growth, which is captured in the PEG ratio. A PE ratio of 14.68x and expected year-on-year earnings growth of 21% give Shemaroo Entertainment a very low PEG ratio of 0.70x. So, when we include the growth factor in our analysis, Shemaroo Entertainment appears relatively cheap , based on the fundamentals.

What this means for you:

SHEMAROO’s current undervaluation could signal a potential buying opportunity to increase your exposure to the stock, or it you’re a potential investor, now may be the right time to buy. However, basing your investment decision off one metric alone is certainly not sufficient. There are many things I have not taken into account in this article and the PEG ratio is very one-dimensional. If you have not done so already, I urge you to complete your research by taking a look at the following:

  1. Financial Health: Are SHEMAROO’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  2. Past Track Record: Has SHEMAROO been consistently performing well irrespective of the ups and downs in the market? Go into more detail in the past performance analysis and take a look at the free visual representations of SHEMAROO’s historicals for more clarity.
  3. Other High-Performing Stocks: Are there other stocks that provide better prospects with proven track records? Explore our free list of these great stocks here.

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