500084 Stock Overview
CESC Limited, an integrated electrical utility company, engages in the generation and distribution of electricity in India.
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₹79.45|
|52 Week High||₹102.45|
|52 Week Low||₹68.00|
|1 Month Change||6.93%|
|3 Month Change||1.47%|
|1 Year Change||1.69%|
|3 Year Change||0.66%|
|5 Year Change||-15.62%|
|Change since IPO||133.68%|
Recent News & Updates
|500084||IN Electric Utilities||IN Market|
Return vs Industry: 500084 underperformed the Indian Electric Utilities industry which returned 106.3% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 500084 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 8.2% over the past year.
|500084 Average Weekly Movement||3.5%|
|Electric Utilities Industry Average Movement||4.3%|
|Market Average Movement||6.4%|
|10% most volatile stocks in IN Market||9.0%|
|10% least volatile stocks in IN Market||4.1%|
Stable Share Price: 500084 is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 500084's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
CESC Limited, an integrated electrical utility company, engages in the generation and distribution of electricity in India. It owns and operates three thermal power plants, including Budge Budge, Southern, and Titagarh generating stations generating 1125 megawatts (MW) of power; a thermal power project with a capacity of 600 MW in Haldia, West Bengal; two thermal power projects with a capacity of 600 MW in Chandrapur, Maharashtra and 40 MW atmospheric fluidized bed combustion power plant in Asansol, West Bengal; and transmission and distribution network of 23468 circuit kms, and distributes power in Uttar Pradesh with license area of 335 square kilometers. The company also owns and operates solar power project with a capacity of 18 MW data center in Ramanathapuram, Tamil Nadu.
CESC Fundamentals Summary
|500084 fundamental statistics|
Is 500084 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|500084 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₹81.35b|
Last Reported Earnings
Jun 30, 2022
Next Earnings Date
Nov 14, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||10.36|
|Net Profit Margin||10.22%|
How did 500084 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
5.7%Current Dividend Yield
Is 500084 undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?
Valuation Score 6/6
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio
Below Fair Value
Significantly Below Fair Value
Key Valuation Metric
Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for 500084?
Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.
|What is 500084's n/a Ratio?|
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers
How does 500084's PE Ratio compare to its peers?
|500084 PE Ratio vs Peers|
|Company||PE||Estimated Growth||Market Cap|
540565 India Grid Trust
TORNTPOWER Torrent Power
500400 Tata Power
Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: 500084 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.7x) compared to the peer average (39.5x).
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry
How does 500084's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the Asian Electric Utilities Industry?
Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: 500084 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.7x) compared to the Indian Electric Utilities industry average (28.7x)
Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio
What is 500084'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.
|Current PE Ratio||7.7x|
|Fair PE Ratio||14.4x|
Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: 500084 is good value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (7.7x) compared to the estimated Fair Price-To-Earnings Ratio (14.4x).
Share Price vs Fair Value
What is the Fair Price of 500084 when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.
Below Fair Value: 500084 (₹79.45) is trading below our estimate of fair value (₹257.59)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 500084 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Analyst Price Targets
What is the analyst 12-month forecast and do we have any statistical confidence in the consensus price target?
Analyst Forecast: Target price is more than 20% higher than the current share price and analysts are within a statistically confident range of agreement.
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How is CESC forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Future Growth Score1/6
Future Growth Score 1/6
Earnings vs Savings Rate
Earnings vs Market
High Growth Earnings
Revenue vs Market
High Growth Revenue
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 500084's forecast earnings growth (8.8% per year) is above the savings rate (6.8%).
Earnings vs Market: 500084's earnings (8.8% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (18.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 500084's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 500084's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (10.5% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 500084's revenue (2.5% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 500084's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (13.4%).
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How has CESC performed over the past 5 years?
Past Performance Score2/6
Past Performance Score 2/6
Growing Profit Margin
Earnings vs Industry
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 500084 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 500084's current net profit margins (10.2%) are lower than last year (11.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 500084's earnings have grown by 7.6% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 500084's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: 500084 had negative earnings growth (-1.9%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Electric Utilities industry average (-19.4%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: 500084's Return on Equity (13.1%) is considered low.
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How is CESC's financial position?
Financial Health Score1/6
Financial Health Score 1/6
Short Term Liabilities
Long Term Liabilities
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 500084's short term assets (₹71.5B) do not cover its short term liabilities (₹88.3B).
Long Term Liabilities: 500084's short term assets (₹71.5B) do not cover its long term liabilities (₹178.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 500084's net debt to equity ratio (106.1%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: 500084's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 139.8% to 138.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 500084's debt is not well covered by operating cash flow (16.7%).
Interest Coverage: 500084's interest payments on its debt are not well covered by EBIT (1.9x coverage).
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What is CESC current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Dividend Score 6/6
Cash Flow Coverage
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 500084's dividend (5.66%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.39%).
High Dividend: 500084's dividend (5.66%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.7%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 500084's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 500084's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Earnings Payout to Shareholders
Earnings Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (43.4%), 500084's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.
Cash Payout to Shareholders
Cash Flow Coverage: With its reasonably low cash payout ratio (34.7%), 500084's dividend payments are well covered by cash flows.
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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
CESC has no CEO, or we have no data on them.
Experienced Management: 500084's management team is considered experienced (4.3 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: 500084's board of directors are considered experienced (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.
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
CESC Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: CESC Limited
- Ticker: 500084
- Exchange: BSE
- Founded: 1899
- Industry: Electric Utilities
- Sector: Utilities
- Implied Market Cap: ₹105.317b
- Shares outstanding: 1.33b
- Website: https://www.cesc.co.in
Number of Employees
- CESC Limited
- CESC House
- Chowringhee Square
- West Bengal
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2022/08/13 00:00|
|End of Day Share Price||2022/08/12 00:00|
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.