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1. Is Castrol India Ltd a good quality company?
Past 10 year's financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that Castrol India Ltd is a good quality company.
2. Is Castrol India Ltd undervalued or overvalued?
The key valuation ratios of Castrol India Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Somewhat Undervalued zone.
3. Is Castrol India Ltd a good buy now?
The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Semi Strong which suggest that the price of Castrol India Ltd is likely to Rise-somewhat in the short term. However, please check the rating on Quality and Valuation before investing.
Data adjusted to bonus, split, extra-ordinary income, rights issue and change in financial year end.
Value Creation ⓘ
Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|ROCE % ⓘ||71.3%||77%||115.3%||85.4%||68.2%||64.7%||65.6%||42%||50%||46.3%||-|
|Value Creation Index ⓘ||4.3||5.9||9.3||5.3||4.1||3.8||3.9||2.1||2.7||2.4||-|
Growth Parameters ⓘ
Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|YoY Gr. Rt. %||-||6.7%||-2.8%||2.2%||6.4%||8.9%||-0.7%||-22.7%||39.9%||13.9%||-|
|Adj EPS ⓘ||5||4.8||6.3||6.7||6.9||7.1||8.4||5.9||7.7||8.2||8.2|
|YoY Gr. Rt. %||-||-3.8%||29.1%||7.4%||2.8%||3.5%||17.5%||-30%||31.5%||6.7%||-|
|BVPS (₹) ⓘ||7.6||5||5.8||9.9||10.2||11.6||13.6||14.1||16.2||18.5||20|
|Adj Net Profit ⓘ||498||479||618||664||682||706||830||581||764||815||808|
|Cash Flow from Ops. ⓘ||396||548||740||664||608||549||879||893||630||916||-|
|Debt/CF from Ops. ⓘ||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||-|
CAGR Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|9 Years||5 Years||3 Years||1 Years|
|Adj EPS ⓘ||5.6%||3.6%||-0.6%||6.7%|
Key Financial Parameters ⓘ
Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide ⓘ
|Return on Equity % ⓘ||71.1||76.7||115.2||85.3||68.2||64.6||65.6||41.8||49.9||46.2||42.5|
|Op. Profit Mgn % ⓘ||21.9||21.3||27.3||29.7||28.9||27.4||29.9||27.2||25.6||23.3||22.6|
|Net Profit Mgn % ⓘ||15.7||14.1||18.7||19.7||19||18.1||21.4||19.4||18.2||17.1||16.4|
|Debt to Equity ⓘ||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0||0|
|Working Cap Days ⓘ||70||72||70||68||72||86||89||98||74||77||143|
|Cash Conv. Cycle ⓘ||-14||-15||-32||-32||-33||-15||-5||-12||-16||-8||71|
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Return on Equity has declined versus last 3 years average to 42.50%
Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years 7.19%
Net Profit has been subdued in last 3 years -0.60%
Sales growth is not so good in last 4 quarters at 6.10%
|TTM EPS (₹)||8.2||-|
|TTM Sales (₹ Cr.)||4,925||-|
|BVPS (₹.) ⓘ||20||-|
|Reserves (₹ Cr.) ⓘ||1,480||-|
|From the Market|
|52 Week Low / High (₹)||107.70 / 162.65|
|All Time Low / High (₹)||1.92 / 272.00|
|Market Cap (₹ Cr.)||13,714|
|Equity (₹ Cr.)||494.6|
|Face Value (₹)||5|
|Industry PE ⓘ||15.2|
Castrol was founded by Charles “Cheers” Wakefield under the name of ‘CC Wakefield & Company’. In 1899 Charles left a job at Vacuum Oil to start a new business selling lubricants for trains and heavy machinery.
Early in the new century, Wakefield took a personal interest in two sporty new motorised contraptions - the automobile and the aeroplane. The company started developing lubricants for these new engines, which needed oils that were runny enough to work from cold at start-up and thick enough to keep working at very high temperatures. Wakefield researchers found that adding a measure of castor oil, a vegetable oil made from castor beans, did the trick nicely. They called the new product “Castrol.” In 1919 John Alcock and Arthur Brown choose Castrol to lubricate their engine on the first trans-Atlantic flight.
Having helped pioneer a new kind of motor oil, CC Wakefield pioneered a new method of getting customers to notice the product: sponsorship. The Castrol name appeared on banners and flags at competitive aviation events, auto races and at attempts to break the land speed record.
By 1960, the name of the motor oil had all but eclipsed that of the company’s larger-than-life founder, and so ‘CC Wakefield& Company’ became, simply, Castrol Ltd. In 1966 The Burmah Oil Company bought Castrol and in 2000 Burmah-Castrol was purchased by BP.
Business area of the company
Castrol India is an India-based company engaged in providing coke and refined petroleum products. The company is involved in manufacturing lubricating oils.
Products offered by the company