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Onward Technologies

Executive Summary

Onward Technologies Limited provides mechanical engineering design and IT consulting services in India and internationally.

Snowflake Analysis

Flawless balance sheet and slightly overvalued.

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Share Price & News

How has Onward Technologies's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?

Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: ONWARDTEC's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.

Market Performance

7 Day Return






IN Market

1 Year Return






IN Market

Return vs Industry: ONWARDTEC underperformed the Indian IT industry which returned 0.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ONWARDTEC exceeded the Indian Market which returned -8.7% over the past year.

Shareholder returns

7 Day0.08%5.7%3.5%
30 Day23.4%7.7%6.4%
90 Day49.2%24.8%22.9%
1 Year-2.8%-5.0%5.3%2.4%-3.7%-5.5%
3 Year-27.5%-30.9%67.8%58.3%1.6%-3.1%
5 Year4.4%-1.8%70.6%54.7%27.4%17.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Onward Technologies's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?

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Is Onward Technologies 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: ONWARDTEC (₹64.3) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹258.43)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ONWARDTEC is trading below fair value by more than 20%.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ONWARDTEC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.4x) compared to the IT industry average (11.2x).

PE vs Market: ONWARDTEC is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.4x) compared to the Indian market (12.7x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ONWARDTEC is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.5x) compared to the IN IT industry average (0.9x).

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Future Growth

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


Forecasted Software 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 Onward Technologies 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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Past Performance

How has Onward Technologies performed over the past 5 years?


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ONWARDTEC has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ONWARDTEC's current net profit margins (2.3%) are lower than last year (3.9%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ONWARDTEC's earnings have grown significantly by 27.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ONWARDTEC's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ONWARDTEC had negative earnings growth (-38.5%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the IT industry average (5.6%).

Return on Equity

High ROE: ONWARDTEC's Return on Equity (9.2%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Onward Technologies's financial position?

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ONWARDTEC's short term assets (₹827.4M) exceed its short term liabilities (₹540.4M).

Long Term Liabilities: ONWARDTEC's short term assets (₹827.4M) exceed its long term liabilities (₹140.2M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ONWARDTEC's debt to equity ratio (26.6%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: ONWARDTEC's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 92.7% to 26.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ONWARDTEC's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (158.7%).

Interest Coverage: ONWARDTEC's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Onward Technologies's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ONWARDTEC's dividend (2.34%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.69%).

High Dividend: ONWARDTEC's dividend (2.34%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (2.81%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Whilst dividend payments have been stable, ONWARDTEC has been paying a dividend for less than 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ONWARDTEC's dividend payments have increased, but the company has only paid a dividend for 4 years.

Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.4%), ONWARDTEC's dividend payments are well 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.

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


Average management tenure


Jigar Mehta (40yo)





Mr. Jigar Harish Mehta has been the Managing Director of Onward Technologies Limited since May 16, 2016. Mr. Mehta served as the Chief Operating Officer of Onward Technologies Limited until May 16, 2016 an ...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Jigar's total compensation ($USD112.54K) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD49.50K).

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

Leadership Team

Harish Mehta
Founder & Executive Chairman4.17yrs₹16.80m1.34% 13.3m
Jigar Mehta
MD & Executive Director4.17yrs₹8.40m3.58% 35.5m
Devanand Ramandasani
Chief Financial Officer0.75yrno datano data
Dimple Chauhan
Company Secretary & Compliance Officer1.5yrsno datano data
B. Kaustubhan
Executive Vice Presidentno datano datano data
Sudhir Badamikar
Executiveno datano datano data


Average Tenure

Experienced Management: ONWARDTEC's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.5 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.

Board Members

Harish Mehta
Founder & Executive Chairman4.17yrs₹16.80m1.34% 13.3m
Jigar Mehta
MD & Executive Director4.17yrs₹8.40m3.58% 35.5m
Prachi Mehta
Women Non-Executive Director5.33yrs₹320.00k0.92% 9.2m
Rahul Rathi
Non-Executive Independent Director3.25yrs₹255.00k1.34% 13.3m
Pranay Vakil
Non-Executive Independent Director7.5yrs₹505.00k0.24% 2.3m
Nandkumar Pradhan
Non-Executive Independent Director7.5yrs₹510.00kno data
Parish Meghani
Non-Executive Independent Director3.17yrs₹530.00kno data
Subrata Mitra
Additional Independent Non-Executive Director0.17yrno datano data
Jay Sonawala
Additional Independent Non-Executive Director0.17yrno datano data


Average Tenure


Average Age

Experienced Board: ONWARDTEC's board of directors are considered experienced (4.2 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: ONWARDTEC insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

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

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Onward Technologies Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Onward Technologies Limited
  • Ticker: ONWARDTEC
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1991
  • Industry: IT Consulting and Other Services
  • Sector: Software
  • Market Cap: ₹993.624m
  • Shares outstanding: 16.12m
  • Website: https://www.onwardgroup.com

Number of Employees


  • Onward Technologies Limited
  • Sterling Centre
  • 2nd Floor
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400018
  • India


TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
517536BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)YesEquity SharesININRDec 1998
ONWARDTECNSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)YesEquity SharesININRDec 1998


Onward Technologies Limited provides mechanical engineering design and IT consulting services in India and internationally. The company offers product engineering, manufacturing engineering, mechanical engineering, simulation engineering, and engineering change management services; electronics and embedded systems; electrical and electronics solutions; and technical publications. It also provides IT consulting services comprising software product engineering, big data and analytics, application development and maintenance, and infrastructure support services; and enterprise software, enterprise mobility, and digital transformation solutions, as well as social, mobile, analytics, and cloud solutions. In addition, the company offers product sales and support services; staffing services, such as contract-to-hire; and robotic business process automation and enterprise managed services for infrastructure, applications, and databases. It primarily serves automotive; aerospace; off highway and agri equipment; industrial equipment and machinery; medical equipment and healthcare; banking and financial services; e-governance and education; aerospace; and insurance industries. The company was founded in 1991 and is based in Mumbai, India. Onward Technologies Limited is a subsidiary of Onward Network Technologies Private Limited. 

Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2020/07/06 12:52
End of Day Share Price2020/07/06 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/03/31

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.