Voltas Ltd.

NSE: VOLTAS | BSE: 500575 | ISIN: INE226A01021 |Industry: Consumer Electronics
|Expensive Performer

Voltas Ltd.    
13 Mar 2019
Motilal Oswal
13 March 2019 Capital Goods AC industry to register double-digit growth in FY20 on back of a pick-up in demand in certain pockets of the country. VOLT expects volumes to increase in March- April (post the festive season of Holi). Inventory levels have started to recede and primary channel filling has increased. The new facility will come up in phases with the INR5b capex spread over the next five years; annual capex will be in the range of INR1b. VOLT expects the factory to start in 2H 2020. margins to settle around 11-12% on sustainable basis, despite its inability to take price hikes given the subdued demand, INR depreciation and increase in competition, raw material cost, and import duty on compressors and completely built units (CBUs). EBIT margins for 9MFY19 for the UCP segment stood at 9.1%. 4Q margins for VOLT over the last five years stood at an average of 16.9%.
HDFC Securities increased Buy price target of Voltas Ltd. to 658.0 on 13 May, 2019.
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