Universal Cables Ltd

Universal Cables Ltd

₹ 749 -3.82%
14 Jun - close price
About

Universal Cables Ltd is predominantly engaged in the business of manufacturing a large range of power cables from 1.1kV to 400kV & capacitors, Turnkey Projects
relating thereto and other types of wires and cables, conductors, etc. [1]

Key Points

Business Division [1]
**Cable- ** It offers Low Voltage, Medium Voltage and Extra High Voltage XLPE Power Cables up to 500 kV grade, PVC and Rubber Insulated Power Cables up to 11 kV grade, Control and Instrumentation Cables up to 1.1 kV.

  • Market Cap 2,598 Cr.
  • Current Price 749
  • High / Low 799 / 368
  • Stock P/E 47.9
  • Book Value 249
  • Dividend Yield 0.40 %
  • ROCE 10.8 %
  • ROE 6.91 %
  • Face Value 10.0

Pros

  • Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 17.6%

Cons

  • Stock is trading at 3.01 times its book value
  • Company has low interest coverage ratio.
  • Company has a low return on equity of 7.61% over last 3 years.
  • Company has high debtors of 195 days.

* The pros and cons are machine generated. Pros / cons are based on a checklist to highlight important points. Please exercise caution and do your own analysis.

Peer comparison

Sector: Cables Industry: Cables - Power

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Quarterly Results

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2021 Jun 2021 Sep 2021 Dec 2021 Mar 2022 Jun 2022 Sep 2022 Dec 2022 Mar 2023 Jun 2023 Sep 2023 Dec 2023 Mar 2024
422 278 451 490 594 514 514 591 583 479 494 467 580
390 249 436 460 546 470 468 548 531 443 471 426 519
Operating Profit 32 29 16 30 48 44 46 43 52 37 23 41 61
OPM % 8% 11% 3% 6% 8% 9% 9% 7% 9% 8% 5% 9% 11%
1 3 10 2 3 3 9 4 1 3 13 5 3
Interest 16 16 17 20 25 22 24 24 27 21 22 24 24
Depreciation 7 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
Profit before tax 10 10 2 7 21 20 25 18 20 13 8 15 34
Tax % 24% 26% -7% 26% 27% 26% 21% 23% 27% 28% 3% 27% 24%
8 7 3 5 15 15 20 13 15 9 8 11 26
EPS in Rs 2.25 2.15 0.77 1.46 4.41 4.34 5.80 3.87 4.20 2.64 2.30 3.20 7.50
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Profit & Loss

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
617 615 693 748 817 1,180 1,415 1,568 1,280 1,813 2,202 2,021
592 620 669 673 742 1,073 1,240 1,402 1,189 1,690 2,016 1,859
Operating Profit 25 -5 25 75 75 107 175 166 91 123 185 162
OPM % 4% -1% 4% 10% 9% 9% 12% 11% 7% 7% 8% 8%
8 11 9 12 11 11 12 15 13 19 18 24
Interest 25 33 51 51 44 53 62 77 63 78 97 91
Depreciation 15 17 18 18 19 21 21 23 26 24 22 24
Profit before tax -7 -44 -35 17 23 44 103 81 15 40 83 70
Tax % 34% 9% 0% -13% -25% 4% 33% 20% 20% 24% 24% 23%
-5 -40 -35 20 29 42 69 65 12 30 63 54
EPS in Rs -1.33 -11.54 -10.00 5.63 8.39 12.09 19.89 18.60 3.51 8.79 18.21 15.64
Dividend Payout % 0% 0% 0% 0% 0% 12% 10% 11% 29% 17% 16% 19%
Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years: 13%
5 Years: 7%
3 Years: 16%
TTM: -8%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years: 13%
5 Years: -5%
3 Years: 66%
TTM: -14%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years: 33%
5 Years: 30%
3 Years: 58%
1 Year: 89%
Return on Equity
10 Years: 8%
5 Years: 8%
3 Years: 8%
Last Year: 7%

Balance Sheet

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
Equity Capital 23 23 23 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35 35
Reserves 165 125 88 153 252 302 391 410 453 528 673 829
212 307 365 311 288 394 541 621 609 694 657 771
182 139 145 168 175 299 310 394 393 530 403 477
Total Liabilities 582 594 621 667 750 1,029 1,277 1,460 1,490 1,786 1,767 2,111
137 155 145 135 134 122 155 172 187 167 161 200
CWIP 5 1 0 0 0 17 2 17 0 2 11 0
Investments 51 51 51 51 123 136 166 125 164 218 316 444
388 387 424 480 492 756 954 1,146 1,138 1,400 1,280 1,467
Total Assets 582 594 621 667 750 1,029 1,277 1,460 1,490 1,786 1,767 2,111

Cash Flows

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
-2 -35 -5 46 70 -42 -59 38 90 -12 143 33
-22 -25 -6 -0 -13 -18 -27 -42 -16 -7 -15 -50
24 62 11 -44 -61 62 84 4 -72 16 -127 18
Net Cash Flow -0 2 -0 2 -3 2 -1 -0 2 -3 0 1

Ratios

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores / View Consolidated

Mar 2013 Mar 2014 Mar 2015 Mar 2016 Mar 2017 Mar 2018 Mar 2019 Mar 2020 Mar 2021 Mar 2022 Mar 2023 Mar 2024
Debtor Days 118 133 126 150 139 159 157 187 229 195 148 195
Inventory Days 97 77 75 85 89 71 101 89 101 79 61 70
Days Payable 93 75 7 84 95 114 96 106 124 118 63 82
Cash Conversion Cycle 121 134 194 151 133 116 162 169 206 155 146 183
Working Capital Days 105 132 125 148 134 125 163 163 215 171 149 183
ROCE % 5% -3% 3% 13% 12% 15% 20% 16% 7% 10% 14%

Shareholding Pattern

Numbers in percentages

Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023Mar 2024
61.89% 61.89% 61.89% 61.89% 61.89% 61.89% 61.89% 61.89% 61.89% 61.89% 61.89% 61.89%
0.04% 0.00% 0.01% 0.03% 0.00% 0.11% 0.35% 0.36% 0.35% 0.31% 0.34% 0.30%
2.20% 1.94% 1.94% 1.94% 2.04% 2.05% 2.40% 2.55% 2.48% 3.01% 5.25% 6.18%
35.87% 36.17% 36.16% 36.14% 36.07% 35.96% 35.36% 35.20% 35.28% 34.80% 32.50% 31.62%
No. of Shareholders 16,70317,54917,31516,97316,65814,55213,22913,63914,27616,60614,91914,939

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