Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC engages in the distillation, manufacture, and distribution of liquor products primarily in Sri Lanka. More Details
Excellent balance sheet established dividend payer.
Share Price & News
How has Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: DIST.N0000 is less volatile than 75% of LK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: DIST.N0000's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: DIST.N0000 exceeded the LK Beverage industry which returned 23.2% over the past year.
Return vs Market: DIST.N0000 underperformed the LK Market which returned 61.4% over the past year.
Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka 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: DIST.N0000 (LKR19.8) is trading below our estimate of fair value (LKR26.65)
Significantly Below Fair Value: DIST.N0000 is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: DIST.N0000's PE Ratio (13.2x) is in line with the LK Beverage industry average.
PE vs Market: DIST.N0000 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (13.2x) compared to the LK market (10.4x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate DIST.N0000's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: DIST.N0000 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (12.1x) compared to the LK Beverage industry average (2.7x).
How is Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 3 analysts?
Forecasted annual revenue growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: Insufficient data to determine if DIST.N0000's forecast earnings growth is above the savings rate (3.6%).
Earnings vs Market: Insufficient data to determine if DIST.N0000's earnings are forecast to grow faster than the LK market
High Growth Earnings: Insufficient data to determine if earnings are expected to grow significantly over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: DIST.N0000's revenue (7.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the LK market (18.1% per year).
High Growth Revenue: DIST.N0000's revenue (7.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: DIST.N0000's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (76.2%).
How has Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: DIST.N0000 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: DIST.N0000's current net profit margins (25.2%) are higher than last year (21.4%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: DIST.N0000 has become profitable over the past 5 years, growing earnings by 40.2% per year.
Accelerating Growth: DIST.N0000's earnings growth over the past year (9.5%) is below its 5-year average (40.2% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: DIST.N0000 earnings growth over the past year (9.5%) underperformed the Beverage industry 9.5%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: DIST.N0000's Return on Equity (91.8%) is considered outstanding.
How is Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: DIST.N0000's short term assets (LKR12.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (LKR10.8B).
Long Term Liabilities: DIST.N0000's short term assets (LKR12.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (LKR3.6B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: DIST.N0000's debt to equity ratio (23.2%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: DIST.N0000's debt to equity ratio has increased from 22.2% to 23.2% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: DIST.N0000's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (524.4%).
Interest Coverage: DIST.N0000's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (43.3x coverage).
What is Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: DIST.N0000's dividend (5.66%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the LK market (1.67%).
High Dividend: DIST.N0000's dividend (5.66%) is in the top 25% of dividend payers in the LK market (5.54%)
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: DIST.N0000's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: DIST.N0000's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its reasonable payout ratio (64.5%), DIST.N0000's dividend payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: DIST.N0000's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (87.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average board tenure
Harry Jayawardena (77 yo)
Mr. Deshamanya Don Harold Stassen Jayawardena, also known as Harry, serves as an Executive Chairman at Lanka Milk Foods (CWE) PLC. He has been the Chairman of Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC and DCSL...
Experienced Board: DIST.N0000's board of directors are seasoned and experienced ( 13.6 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.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC
- Ticker: DIST.N0000
- Exchange: COSE
- Founded: 1913
- Industry: Distillers and Vintners
- Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
- Market Cap: LK₨91.080b
- Shares outstanding: 4.60b
- Website: https://www.dcslgroup.com
Number of Employees
- Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC
- No. 110, Norris Canal Road
- Sri Lanka
Distilleries Company of Sri Lanka PLC engages in the distillation, manufacture, and distribution of liquor products primarily in Sri Lanka. It provides arracks, whiskies, vodkas, rums, brandies, and wines,...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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