VA Tech Wabag Ltd - Stock Valuation and Financial Performance

BSE: 533269 | NSE: WABAG | Environmental Services | Small Cap

VA Tech Wabag Share Price

796.65 -14.55 -1.79%
as on 12-Apr'24 10:20

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VA Tech Wabag stock performance -

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P/E Ratio (CD):
Market Cap:
4,931.7 Cr.
52-wk low:
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Is VA Tech Wabag Ltd an attractive stock to invest in?

1. Is VA Tech Wabag Ltd a good quality company?

Past 10 year’s financial track record analysis by Moneyworks4me indicates that VA Tech Wabag Ltd is a below average quality company.

2. Is VA Tech Wabag Ltd undervalued or overvalued?

The key valuation ratios of VA Tech Wabag Ltd's currently when compared to its past seem to suggest it is in the Overvalued zone.

3. Is VA Tech Wabag Ltd a good buy now?

The Price Trend analysis by MoneyWorks4Me indicates it is Strong which suggest that the price of VA Tech Wabag 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 VA Tech Wabag:

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.
VA Tech Wabag Ltd has not performed well majority of the past ten years indicating its past ten year financial track record is not good

Value Creation

Value Creation Index Colour Code Guide

ROCE % 15.8%13.3%8.2%10.5%12%10.3%8.7%10.5%9.7%12.4%-
Value Creation

Growth Parameters

Growth Parameters Colour Code Guide

Sales 2,2392,4352,5083,2083,4572,7812,5572,8342,9792,9602,849
Sales YoY Gr.-8.8%3%27.9%7.8%-19.6%-8.1%10.9%5.1%-0.6%-
Adj EPS 23.420.612.318.525.321.912.918.719.129.910
YoY Gr.--12.2%-40.2%50.7%36.4%-13.5%-40.8%44.8%1.8%56.7%-
BVPS (₹) 157.8166.1168.8182206.5195.4214.7226.7247.5253.2280
Adj Net
Cash Flow from Ops. 1125.6-2176.1-216-76.324513511.685-
Debt/CF from Ops. 1.432.5-1.851.3-2.2-82.12.636.82.5-


CAGR Colour Code Guide

9 Years 5 Years 3 Years 1 Years
Sales 3.2%-3.1%5%-0.6%
Adj EPS 2.7%3.4%32.2%56.7%
Share Price 7.9% 21.1% 48.7% 124.9%

Key Financial Parameters

Performance Ratio Colour Code Guide

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Net Profit
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Recent Performance Summary

Net Profit is growing at healthy rate in last 3 years 32.17%

Return on Equity has declined versus last 3 years average to 3.70%

Sales growth has been subdued in last 3 years 5.00%

Sales growth is not so good in last 4 quarters at -2.96%

Latest Financials - VA Tech Wabag Ltd.

Standalone Consolidated
TTM EPS (₹) 10.9 10
TTM Sales (₹ Cr.) 2,486 2,849
BVPS (₹.) 229.2 280
Reserves (₹ Cr.) 1,413 1,729
P/BV 3.46 2.83
PE 72.61 79.54
From the Market
52 Week Low / High (₹) 345.75 / 827.00
All Time Low / High (₹) 73.00 / 970.00
Market Cap (₹ Cr.) 4,932
Equity (₹ Cr.) 12.4
Face Value (₹) 2
Industry PE 92.3

Management X-Ray of VA Tech Wabag:

Shareholding Pattern

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Analyst's Notes

Key Ratios of VA Tech Wabag

Adj EPS (Rs.)

Sales (Cr.)

ROE (%)

ROCE (%)

Profit And Loss

(All Figures are in Crores.)
Operating Expenses 2,0502,2262,3112,9123,1662,6002,3402,6172,7432,643
Manufacturing Costs4119479761,1901,3751,0249091,1441,121977
Material Costs1,2917538861,2161,2981,0609641,0551,1221,252
Employee Cost 215192211244264254233199251266
Other Costs 133334238262229262233219249148
Operating Profit 189209197296292181217218236318
Operating Profit Margin (%) 8.4%8.6%7.9%9.2%8.4%6.5%8.5%7.7%7.9%10.7%
Other Income 13844126173593354
Interest 253946535875109908866
Depreciation 1511201918171512109
Exceptional Items 500000000-289
Profit Before Tax 16616715717922411013213016817
Tax 5357676777204929366
Profit After Tax 11411090112147898410113211
PAT Margin (%) 5.1%4.5%3.6%3.5%4.3%3.2%3.3%3.6%4.4%0.4%
Adjusted EPS (₹)21.320.316.318.824.119.216.617.721.22.1
Dividend Payout Ratio (%)19%20%25%21%0%0%0%0%0%0%

Balance Sheet

(All Figures are in Crores.)

Equity and Liabilities

Shareholders Fund 8409029209931,1281,0691,1741,4101,5391,575
Share Capital 5111111111111121212
Reserves 8348919099821,1171,0581,1641,3971,5271,562
Minority Interest358173417-2-13-13-0
Long Term Debt4569506350100301329455
Short Term Debt113105327246427484453173273143
Trade Payables8628651,0291,2571,4901,5911,6271,0789851,070
Others Liabilities 9715995637505634197171,3521,0891,210
Total Liabilities 2,8342,5452,8973,3263,6923,6793,9994,1323,9664,052

Fixed Assets

Gross Block175252197208224212149159152130
Accumulated Depreciation56612234516363727254
Net Fixed Assets11919117517417214986868075
CWIP 69120000000
Investments 233832225820243846
Trade Receivables1,3871,4811,6572,1241,3031,3511,5891,3501,3261,507
Cash Equivalents 370311363262185179321371429275
Others Assets8304765707051,9891,9771,9562,2702,0632,108
Total Assets 2,8342,5452,8973,3263,6923,6793,9994,1323,9664,052

Cash Flow

(All Figures are in Crores.)
Cash Flow From Operating Activity 1126-2176-216-762451351285
PBT 16116715717922411013213016817
Adjustment 921507416110013711213414446
Changes in Working Capital -84-257-395-257-457-26637-97-28249
Tax Paid -57-55-53-77-82-57-37-32-19-27
Cash Flow From Investing Activity -97-689761-111130-4-3416
Capex -103-28-15-11-4-265-14-3-2
Net Investments 1-4510561-118-42-1-4610
Others 4561145710158
Cash Flow From Financing Activity 482182-10010649-135-8645-240
Net Proceeds from Shares 1204121011800
Net Proceeds from Borrowing 0000-1375-62110-38-85
Interest Paid -8-15-25-27-27-42-57-35-37-28
Dividend Paid -19-21-26-26-27-23-2-100
Others 7319229-4817238-14-277120-127
Net Cash Flow 63-6061-33-120-171394522-139
ROE (%)14.6112.699.9211.7413.878.127.487.88.960.7
ROCE (%)21.319.8116.9617.719.3411.2414.3112.7813.744.4
Asset Turnover Ratio0.920.910.921.030.990.750.670.70.740.74
PAT to CFO Conversion(x)0.980.05-2.410.05-1.47-0.852.921.340.097.73
Working Capital Days
Receivable Days204215228215181174210189164175
Inventory Days66118443445
Payable Days219419390343386531609468335300

VA Tech Wabag Ltd Stock News

VA Tech Wabag Ltd FAQs

Company share prices are keep on changing according to the market conditions. The closing price of VA Tech Wabag on 12-Apr-2024 10:20 is ₹796.6.
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 12-Apr-2024 10:20 the market cap of VA Tech Wabag stood at ₹4,931.7.
The latest P/E ratio of VA Tech Wabag as of 12-Apr-2024 10:20 is 72.61.
The latest P/B ratio of VA Tech Wabag as of 12-Apr-2024 10:20 is 3.46.
The 52-week high of VA Tech Wabag is ₹827.0 and the 52-week low is ₹345.8.
The TTM revenue is Trailing Twelve Months sales. The TTM revenue/sales of VA Tech Wabag is ₹2,486 ( Cr.) .

About VA Tech Wabag Ltd

VA Tech Wabag was incorporated as a public limited company called Balcke Durr Cooling Towers on February 17, 1995 at Chennai . The Company received a certificate of commencement of business on March 8, 1995. The name of the Company was changed to Balcke Durr and Wabag Technologies Limited on September 12, 1996 by a special resolution of the members dated July 29, 1996. The name of the Company was further changed to VA Tech Wabag Limited on April 4, 2000 by a special resolution of the members dated March 10, 2000. The company is a multinational player in the water treatment industry with market presence in India, the Middle East, North Africa, Central and Eastern Europe, China and South East Asia through principal offices in India, Austria, the Czech Republic, China, Switzerland, Algeria, Romania, Tunisia, UAE, Libya and Macao. The company is headquartered in Chennai and conducts global operations through Subsidiaries and branch and representative offices. They share strategic and technical expertise across the Subsidiaries that believe, allow research, operational and marketing synergies. VA Tech offers complete life cycle solutions including conceptualization, design, engineering, procurement, supply, installation, construction and O&M services. They provide a range of EPC and O&M solutions for sewage treatment, processed and drinking water treatment, effluents treatment, sludge treatment, desalination and reuse for institutional clients like municipal corporations and companies in the infrastructure sector such as power, steel and oil and gas companies. As on December 31, 2009, the Company has executed 103 projects and is currently executing 72 projects.

Its subsidiaries:-The company has 13 subsidiaries out of which 11 are indirect ones and 2 are direct one:-

Direct Subsidiaries:-

  • VA Tech Wabag (Gulf) Contracting LLC, Dubai
  • VA Tech Wabag (Singapore) PTE

Indirect Subsidiaries:-

  • Beijing VA Tech Wabag Water Treatment Technology Co.
  • Engenharia Hidraulica de Macau, Limitada, Macao;
  • VA Tech Wabag Algeria s.a.r.l., Algeria;
  • VA Tech Wabag Brno Spol S.R.O, Czech Republic;
  •  VA Tech Wabag Deutschland GmbH, Germany;
  •  VA Tech Wabag GmbH, Austria;
  •  VA Tech Wabag (Hong Kong) ;
  •  VA Tech Wabag Tunisia s.a.r.l., Tunisia;
  • Wabag Wassertechnik AG, Switzerland;
  •  Wabag Water Services (Macao) Limited, Macao; 
  •  Wabag Water Services s.r.l, Romania.

Events of the Company:-April 1997- First EPC order intake of the Company from Reliance Petroleum.

March 2000- Entry into municipal segment by the Company: Receipt of first municipal order from Chennai Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board.

September 2000 -Receipt of ISO 9001:2000 certifications from Lloyd’s Register Quality Assurance.

July 2002 -Starting of O&M activity and receipt of first O&M order by the Company from Chennai Metropolitan.

September 2002 -Receipt of an order worth approximately Rs. 7,000 lakh from Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board.

March 2003 -Crossing of Rs. 10,000 lakh turnover by the Company.

September 2004- Receipt of best construction award from Indian Concrete Institute – Karnataka for construction of sewage treatment plant at Mailasandra for Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage Board

September 2005 I-Ven Water Treatment Technologies acquired a majority stake in the Company.

April 2006- Scheme of Merger of I-Ven Water Treatment Technologies Limited with the Company.

August 2006 -Adoption of the ESOP Scheme 2006 by the Company.

August 2006 -Acquisition of majority shareholding in the Company by Rajiv Mittal, Amit Sengupta, Shiv Narayan Saraf and S. Varadarajan together with ICICI Venture Funds Management Company.

September 2006- Receipt of an order worth approximately Rs. 18,638 lakhs from Kerala Water Authority.

March 2007 -Crossing of Rs. 20,000 lakh turnover.

March 2007 - Allotment of 3,97,078 equity shares of Rs. 10 each to GLG Emerging Markets Fund, Cayman Islands.

April 2007- Creation of four SBUs – municipal, industrial, international and operations business group

July 2007 -Company’s Order Book crosses Rs. 50,000 lakhs

August 2007- Incorporation of Wabag Singapore.

September 2007 -Receipt of first overseas O&M order by the Company from Qatar.

November 2007- Acquisition of Wabag Austria and subsidiaries by the Company.

December 2007 -Incorporation of VA Tech Wabag (Gulf) General Trading LLC, Dubai.

January 2008 -Allotment of 48,198 Equity Shares of Rs. 10 each to Government of Singapore Investment Corporation Pte Ltd, Singapore, 72,296 Equity Shares of Rs. 10 each to Passport India Investments (Mauritius) and 24,099 Equity Shares of Rs. 10 each to Sattva India Opportunities Company.,Mauritius.

February 2008- Incorporation of Wabag Water Services s.r.l, Romania.

March 2008- Crossing of Rs. 30,000 lakh turnover by the Company.

March 2008- Company’s Order Book crosses 1,00,000 lakh.

March 2008 -Receipt of first overseas EPC order by the Comany from Oman.

May 2008- Starting of International Engineering Centre in Pune.

May 2008- Opening of a branch office in Oman.

June 2008- Receipt of approximately Rs. 19,071 lakhs order from Delhi Jal Board.

December 2008- Amendment of Memorandum of Association of VA Tech (Gulf) General Trading LLC and change of name to VA Tech Wabag (Gulf) Contracting LLC, Dubai.

March 2009 -Crossing of Rs. 50,000 lakh turnover

May 2009 -Receipt of ISO-9001:2008 certification from Bureau Veritas.

May 2009- Incorporation of VA Tech Wabag (Hong Kong) .

December 2009 -Receipt of Rs. 1, 03,368 lakh order.

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