Voltas Ltd.

NSE: VOLTAS | BSE: 500575 | ISIN: INE226A01021 |Industry: Consumer Electronics
|Expensive Star
Durability score
60 /100
Valuation score
14.8 /100
Momentum score
63.7 /100
Market Capitalizati...
20,274.7 Cr.
AVG Broker Target
655.3
PE TTM Price to Ear...
33.8
Voltas Ltd.    
19 Mar 2019
612.90
-0.20%
buy
ICICI Securities Limited
Voltas' UCP division performance remained flat in 9MFY19 owing to bad weather, subdued festive demand and a poor second summer. The overall RAC industry de-grew ~4% YoY in 9MFY19. Despite such challenging conditions, Voltas has maintained its leadership position with market share of 24%. With normal inventory of ACs at dealers level (1-1.5 months) and slight demand revival in southern regions, the management expects strong AC volume growth in FY20E. This along with rising contribution of inverter AC sales (inverter AC now contributes ~40% of...
Voltas Ltd. is trading above it's 200 day SMA of 551.88
Voltas Ltd.    
13 Mar 2019
612.90
-0.20%
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%.
Voltas Ltd. is trading above it's 200 day SMA of 551.88
Voltas Ltd.    
18 Feb 2019
612.90
-0.20%
HDFC Securities
We value Voltas based on SOTP, valuing EMPS/EPS/UCP at Dec-20 P/E at 17/20/35x with TP of Rs 650 (Rs 640 earlier). Voltas reported a weak quarter led by muted off-season RAC performance. Net Revenues grew by 9% driven by healthy execution in the project biz (up 16% vs. exp. of 22%). Weak RAC sales (-3% vs. exp. of 5%) was owing to high channel inventory, modest festive season offtake and heavy base (32% in 3QFY18; rating change led pre-buying).
Voltas Ltd. has an average target of 655.27 from 12 brokers.
Voltas Ltd.    
18 Feb 2019
612.90
-0.20%
buy
ICICI Securities Limited
ICICI Securities Ltd | Retail Equity Research Topline growth of ~9% YoY was largely impacted by the UCP division where segment revenue declined ~3% YoY. The tepid performance was led by poor festive demand and failure of second summer. However, the project (EMPS) and product (EPS) segment recorded revenue growth of 16% and 21% YoY, respectively, owing to efficient execution of quality orders UCP segment EBIT margin was down ~450 bps YoY to 8.5% due to...
Voltas Ltd. is trading above it's 200 day SMA of 551.88
Voltas Ltd.    
18 Feb 2019
612.90
-0.20%
Nirmal Bang Institutional
EMPS Outperforms; UCP Stays Modest In An Unseasonal Quarter BUY Voltas reported consolidated revenues of Rs14.9bn for 3QFY19, up 9% YoY and 5% above our estimate. The top-line growth was driven by EMPS segment with its revenues rising 16% YoY to Rs8.7bn, while EBIT margin rose 80bps YoY to 7.9%. Unitary cooling product (UCP) segment's performance was modest as 3Q is an unseasonal quarter (winter) while the summer season during 1HFY19 was weak. UCP sales fell 3% YoY to Rs5.2bn in 3QFY19 and were flat YoY at Rs21.6bn in 9MFY19, while the industry declined 4% YoY. EBIT margin was down 450bps YoY at 8.5% in 3QFY19 and 320bps YoY at 10.3% in 9MFY19 owing to lower sales, rise in input costs, INR depreciation and...
Voltas Ltd. is trading above it's 200 day SMA of 551.88
Voltas Ltd.    
18 Feb 2019
612.90
-0.20%
Voltas Ltd. is trading above it's 200 day SMA of 551.88
Voltas Ltd.    
15 Feb 2019
612.90
-0.20%
Prabhudas Lilladhar
positive, however it needs considerable investment to scale up in highly competitive segment. We estimate 9% PAT CAGR over FY18-21. Retain Accumulate with a target price of Rs600 (28x DecFY21 EPS). Poor summer sales on high closing inventory remains a key risk and can de-rate the stock. Concall Takeaways: 1) RAC industry de-grew 4% in 9MFY19 on account of soft Diwali & poor summer season sales. 2) Current RAC inventory is 2 months, expect it to get normalized by end of Q4 3) Inverter ACs account for 40% of spilt AC sales, which are 80% of AC sales 4) 9MFY19 market share at 24% (200bps increase...
Voltas Ltd. is trading above it's 200 day SMA of 551.88
Voltas Ltd.    
15 Feb 2019
612.90
-0.20%
Motilal Oswal
15 February 2019 Sales grew 9% YoY to INR14.8b, marginally below our estimate of INR15.4b, impacted by lower EMP sales (INR8.7b v/s our estimate of INR9.2b). EBITDA declined 3% YoY to INR1.2b estimate of 8.2% due to weak UCP margins. Adj. PAT declined 8% YoY to INR0.9b, below our estimate of INR1b. VOLT booked a loss of INR308m pertaining to its JV business with BEKO. declined 3% YoY to INR5.2b (in-line). The segmental margin shrank 450bp take price hikes, despite a rise in RM cost and INR depreciation.
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Voltas Ltd. has an average target of 655.27 from 12 brokers.
Voltas Ltd.    
01 Jan 2019
612.90
-0.20%
buy
Bonanza
Voltas being a strong brand in the room air conditioner (RAC) segment has maintained its market leadership position in India despite rising competition and various macro level abruptions such as demonetization and GST implementation. Voltas' Unitary Cooling Products (UCP) segment contributes ~50% to sales and recorded ~12% CAGR in FY12-18. A strong brand coupled with over 6,500 dealers has helped increase its market share in ACs from 14% in FY10 to ~21% in FY18. Product mix has improved towards energy efficientinverter RAC segment as inverter AC currently...
Voltas Ltd. has gained 15.21% in the last 1 Month
Voltas Ltd.    
20 Dec 2018
612.90
-0.20%
Motilal Oswal
Voltas' 1HFY19 room air-conditioner (AC) sales saw muted growth of 6% as aresult of unseasonal rains and hailstorms across North and South India.Although, 3QFY19 sales witnessed a pick-up in the western region due to a rise in temperature, rest of India saw tepid sales given a seasonally weak quarter(3QFY18 was a very strong quarter for the UCP segment on inventory clearance done by VOLT as new Energy norms came into existence from Jan'18).
ICICI Securities Limited increased Hold price target of Voltas Ltd. to 650.0 on 19 Mar, 2019.