Coal India Ltd - Stock Valuation and Financial Performance

BSE: 533278 | NSE: COALINDIA | Mining & Minerals | Large Cap

Coal India Ltd Share Price

444 -2.55 -0.57%
as on 21-Feb'24 11:19

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Overall Rating
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1. Quality

2. Valuation

Somewhat overvalued

3. Price Trend

Coal India stock performance -

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P/E Ratio (CD):
Market Cap:
2,75,196.6 Cr.
52-wk low:
52-wk high:

Is Coal India Ltd an attractive stock to invest in?

1. Is Coal India Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year's financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Coal India Ltd is a good quality company.

2. Is Coal India Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of Coal India Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Somewhat overvalued zone.

3. Is Coal India Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Strong which suggest that the price of Coal India Ltd is likely to Rise in the short term. However, please check the rating on Quality and Valuation before investing

10 Year X-Ray of Coal India:

Analysis of Financial Track Record

Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end
Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end

Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end.

Financial track record gives insight into the company's performance on key parameters over the past ten years. MoneyWorks4me’s proprietary colour codes make it easy for retail investors to gauge the company’s past performance.
Coal India Ltd has performed well in majority of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is very good

Value Creation

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide

ROCE % 32.8%32.9%37.8%29.9%29.3%69%50.2%32.1%39.5%52.5%-
Value Creation

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 85,83792,2701,04,6421,19,26485,47699,95996,28390,2331,09,9411,38,5061,31,223
Sales YoY Gr.-7.5%13.4%14%-28.3%16.9%-3.7%-6.3%21.8%26%-
Adj EPS 2421.722.61511.328.427.120.628.245.747.7
YoY Gr.--9.3%4%-33.8%-24.5%150.9%-4.3%-24.1%36.8%62.2%-
BVPS (₹) 67.163.955.239.532.542.952.259.37092.9127.4
Adj Net
Cash Flow from Ops. 14,52514,38213,15416,46121,11516,3564,97710,59241,10735,686-
Debt/CF from Ops.


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 5.5%10.1%12.9%26%
Adj EPS 7.4%32.3%19%62.2%
Share Price 5.9% 15.8% 47.2% 107.4%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

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Net Profit
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Recent Performance Summary

Sales growth is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 12.89%

Net Profit is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 18.98%

Return on Equity has declined versus last 3 years average to 43.30%

Sales growth is not so good in last 4 quarters at 7.42%

Latest Financials - Coal India Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) 25.3 47.7
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 163 1,31,223
BVPS (₹.) 43.2 127.4
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 20,479 72,331
P/BV 10.33 3.51
PE 17.68 9.37
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 207.70 / 487.75
All Time Low / High (₹) 109.50 / 487.75
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 2,75,197
Equity (₹ Cr.) 6,162.7
Face Value (₹) 10
Industry PE 17.3

Management X-Ray of Coal India:

Shareholding Pattern

Promoter's Holding & Share Pledging

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of Coal India

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Balance Sheet

(All Figures are in Crores.)

Profit And Loss

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Coal India Ltd Stock News

Coal India Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of Coal India on 21-Feb-2024 11:19 is ₹444.0.
Market capitalization or market cap is determined by multiplying the current market price of a company's shares with the total number of shares outstanding. As of 21-Feb-2024 11:19 the market cap of Coal India stood at ₹2,75,196.6.
The latest P/E ratio of Coal India as of 21-Feb-2024 11:19 is 17.68.
The latest P/B ratio of Coal India as of 21-Feb-2024 11:19 is 10.33.
The 52-week high of Coal India is ₹487.8 and the 52-week low is ₹207.7.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue/sales of Coal India is ₹162.6 ( Cr.) .

About Coal India Ltd

Coal India Limited (CIL) the state owned coal mining corporate came into being in November 1975. With a modest production of 79 Million Tonnes (MTs) at the year of its inception, CIL today is the single largest coal producer in the world. CIL is a Maharatna company - a privileged status conferred by Government of India to select state owned enterprises in order to empower them to expand their operations and emerge as global giants.

Business area of the company

The company is mainly engaged in mining and production of Coal and also operates Coal washeries. The major consumers of the company are power and steel sectors. Consumers from other sectors include cement, fertilisers, brick kilns etc.

Products and Services

  • Coking coal
  • Semi coking coal
  • Non-coking coal
  • Washed and beneficiated coal
  • Middlings
  • Rejects
  • CIL coke / LTC coke
  • Coal fines / coke fines
  • Tar / heavy oil / light oil / soft pitch



  • Conferred with the ‘Enterprise Excellence Award 2007’ by the Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering.
  • Award of ‘Mini Ratna’ status by the Department of Public Enterprises, GoI, to the Company and to MCL, NCL, SECL and WCL.


  • Award of ‘Mini Ratna’ status by the Department of Public Enterprises, GoI, to CCL


  • Conferred with the ‘SCOPE Gold Trophy 2007-08 for excellence and outstanding contribution to the Public Sector Management’
  • Conferred with the ‘World’s Largest Coal Producing Company’ Award at the first Dalal Street Investment Journal PSU Awards, 2009.
  • Ranked among the top five finalists in the 11th Anniversary of Platts Global Energy Awards 2009, in the ‘Energy Producer of the Year’ category.
  • Award of ‘Navratna’ status to the company by the Department of Public Enterprises, GoI, for its operational efficiency and financial strength, which affords greater operational freedom and autonomy in decision making


  • Award of ‘Mini Ratna’ status by the Department of Public Enterprises, GoI, to CMPDIL- Chairman and Managing Director of the Company, Partha S. Bhattacharyya, was conferred with the ‘CEO with HR Orientation’ Award by the Council of World HRD Congress at the Global HR Excellence Awards Ceremony 2010.


  • Coal India bagged a prestigious international award in Geneva


  • The Maharatna coal mining monolith was awarded ‘IPE CSR Corporate Governance Award 2012’ for its outstanding achievement in Corporate Social Responsibility. 
  • Coal India Limited was named to 'Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings' for 2012 for having distinguished itself through its remarkable performance last year.


  • CIL bags 1st prize in the corporate offices category for best implementation of Official Language policy of the Union by Town Official Language Implementation Committee(TOLIC) (PSU), Kolkata on the occasion of prize distribution ceremony-cum-Half yearly meeting 
  • The Maharatna coal mining PSU was conferred with two Corporate Social Responsibility Awards


  • Bagged the coveted Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2015 award.
  • Conferred the 'Fastest Growing Award' in the India Today PSU Awards event held in Delhi.


  • Coal India wins award for ‘innovative use of fully automated tendering process.’


  • ‘BEST team’ award in EDPM (Executive Diploma in Project Management)
  • Coal India Limited (Northern Coalfields Limited) has been awarded Third Best CPSE in terms of procurement Value through Govt e Market (GeM)


  • CIL Bags ‘Public Sector Of India’ Award
  • CIL bags CSR Award For Rural Development
  • CIL awarded for its innovation in procurement process


  • 1973-74: Nationalization of coal mines, in order to provide for a higher growth in coal sector to meet the growing energy needs of the country.
  • 1973-74: Incorporation of the Company as ‘Coal Mines Authority Limited.
  • 1975-76: Change of name of the company to ‘Coal India Limited’.
  • 1975-76: Incorporation of CMPDIL, ECL and WCL, and formation of BCCL, CCL, CMPDIL, ECL and WCL, as its subsidiaries.
  • 1979-80: Construction of the low temperature carbonized plant started in Dankuni Coal Complex.
  • 1979-80: The pricing policy of CMPDIL was reviewed to ensure that the company was working on a commercial line instead of working on ‘no profit no loss’ basis.
  • 1980-81: Construction of five new washeries: Moonidih washery, Ramgarh washery, Mohuda washery, Barora washery, Kedla washery.
  • 1980-81: Overall production of coal by the Company and its subsidiaries crossed 100 million tonnes.
  • 1981-82: Introduction of retention prices of coal by amending the Colliery Control Order, 1945 by notification dated March 31, 1982, in respect of its Subsidiaries.
  • 1985-86: Formation of NCL and SECL as Subsidiaries of the Company, to manage certain mines managed by WCL and CCL.
  • 1987-88: ‘Blasting Gallery Method’ introduced at East Katras mine under BCCL and Chora mine under ECL.
  • 1992-93: Formation of MCL as its Subsidiary to manage mines Talcher and IB valley in the state of Orissa.
  • 1995-96: Approval of a financial restructuring package by the Government, whereby Rs 891.7 crore of interest liability was waived, Rs 904.18 crore of plan loan repayment arrears was converted to preference equity and Rs 432.64 crore of non plan payment arrears were allowed a moratorium for repayment and interest accrual for a period of three years, to be repaid in three equal instalments.
  • 1996-97: Rating of ‘A+’, indicating adequate safety with regard to timely payment of interest and principal, awarded by CRISIL in respect of the Rs. 400.0 crore bond issue by the Company.
  • 1996-97: Adoption of financial viability as the basis for approval of coal development projects.
  • 1996-97: Discontinuation of retention prices scheme and the Coal Price Regulation Account (CPRA), with the deregulation in prices of certain grades of coal.
  • 1997-98: Corporatization of the financial flow between the Company and Subsidiaries, such that the Company is to receive only dividends under applicable policy from its Subsidiaries and the corpus of the Company was to be utilized to provide strategic support to a loss making entity only for, maintaining their productive capital assets.
  • 1997-98: Sanction of loan of $1.03 billion from the World Bank and the Japanese Bank for International Co-operation for implementing 24 highly viable open case projects with global sourcing of equipments, of which $84.40 million was availed during the period between Fiscal 1998 to Fiscal 2004.
  • 2001-02: Laying down of a minimum internal rate of return of 12% at 85% capacity utilization as cut off for the development of a project.
  • 2005-06: Rating of ‘AAA/Stable’, indicating highest degree of safety with regard to timely payment of interest and principal, awarded by CRISIL in respect of the Rs 250 million bond programme of the Company.
  • 2005-06: Introduction of sale of coal through ‘e-auction method’.
  • 2005-06: ECL and BCCL reported profit of Rs. 363.8 crore and 202.67 crore in Fiscal 2006.
  • 2006-07: Decline in debt as a percentage of net worth from 66% in 2001-2002 to 10% in 2006-2007.
  • 2008-09: Overall production of coal by the Company and its Subsidiaries, crossed 400 million tonnes.
  • 2009-10: Establishment of Coal India Africana Limitada, a foreign subsidiary in Mozambique
  • 2009-10: Conversion of the Company into a public limited company.
  • 2014: Coal India signs MoU with Government for 2014-15. Coal India and Tata Medical Centre join hands. Coal India announces Rs. 235 Crores for Clean India initiative.
  • 2015: The Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and the Coal India Limited signed a Memorandum of Agreement to impart skill training to 1.7 lakh people .
  • 2017: Coal India has launched the ‘Grahak Sadak Koyla Vitaran App’ aimed at benefitting customers of the company that are being supplied coal by road.
  • 2017: Coal India has reportedly set up Monitoring and Control Cell at its office as well as all coal producing subsidiaries to monitor the critical coal stocks situation in the country's power plants.
  • 2017-18: Based Online Monitoring System commenced :-Monitoring of 69 coal-mining project costing more than Rs.150 Crores with Project monitoring software MS Project.
  • 2017-18: CIL in association with CMPDI launched a portal MDMS (Mine Data Base Management System) to monitor the ongoing projects costing Rs. 20 Crores and above in CIL.
  • 2018-19: Coal India Limited for the first time, breached the 600 Million Tonne (MT) mark in coal production and off-take ending FY 2019 by producing 606.89 MTs of coal and supplying 608.14 MTs, clocking growths of 6.97% and 4.8% over previous year respectively. The company leapt from the 500 MTs production to 600 MTs in mere three years.
  • 2018-19: All the subsidiaries of CIL earned profit during the year
  • 2019-20: Coal Production: Coal India Limited produced 602.13 Million Tonnes (MTs) of coal, CIL breached the 600mt mark for the second year consecutively.
  • 2019-20: In the month of March 20, CIL produced 84.36 MT, the highest so far in a month since the inception of the company.
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