The 1 reports from 1 analysts offering long term price targets for Birlasoft Ltd. have an average target of 210.00. The consensus estimate represents an upside of 10.03% from the last price of 190.85.
|Summary||Date||Stock||Broker||Price at Reco.||Target||Price at reco|
Change since reco(%)
|2020-08-20||Birlasoft Ltd.||ICICI Securities Limited||172.45||210.00||172.45 (10.67%)||10.03||Buy|
|2019-01-18||Birlasoft Ltd.||ICICI Securities Limited||215.00||215.00 (-11.23%)||Not Rated|
ICICI Securities Limited
Revenue from operations declined 1.6% QoQ to | 1061.3 crore (vs. our estimate of | 1092.6 crore). Revenues from IT services and solutions declined 6.6% QoQ to | 563.6 crore while revenue from the Engineering division grew 4.7% QoQ to | 497.6 crore Reported EBITDA was down 208 bps QoQ to 11.5%, largely due to...
|2019-01-16||Birlasoft Ltd.||Motilal Oswal||216.60||280.00||216.60 (-11.89%)||Buy|
3QFY19 revenue declined 1.7% QoQ in constant currency (3% miss). While Engineering SBU (43% of revenue) grew 6.4% QoQ, IT Business dragged with a decline of 7.5% QoQ 16 January 2019 due to completion of a few large projects. EBITDA margin shrank 60bp QoQ (excluding translation loss) 110bp miss due to weaker revenue. PAT declined 25% QoQ (+6% YoY) to INR656m, 14% below our estimate due to the operational miss. 3QFY19/9MFY19 data of the IT and Engineering businesses. The key surprise for us was the 9MFY19 EBITDA margin in Engineering Services, which stood at 11.8% v/s 15.4% for IT Services.
|2018-10-26||Birlasoft Ltd.||HDFC Securities||218.20||285.00||218.20 (-12.53%)||Buy|
Maintain BUY with TP of Rs 285, 13x Sep-20E EPS. KPIT Tech (KPIT) posted in-line revenue (PES, Digital and Product led growth), profitability beat (business-mix, utilisation). Revenue came at USD 152.5mn, 1.3/7.4% QoQ/YoY. EBITDA% stood at 13.6%, +147bps QoQ and margins expected to improve ahead with lower G&A.; Revenue guidance of 8 to 10% YoY maintained (9.7% YoY in 1HFY18), while EBITDA margin guidance raised to 14% (ex-transaction expense) vs. 11.5 to 12.5% earlier.
|2018-10-26||Birlasoft Ltd.||ICICI Securities Limited||218.20||230.00||218.20 (-12.53%)||Target met||Hold|
ICICI Securities Limited
ICICI Securities Ltd | Retail Equity Research KPIT reported better than expected margin performance in Q2FY19 while dollar revenues were in-line with our estimates. Revenues in constant currency grew 2.9% sequentially on the back of healthy growth in engineering services. Among geography, dollar revenue growth was led by Europe (15.5% QoQ). EBITDA margins surprised on the positive side and expanded 150 bps QoQ to 13.6% (above our estimate of 11.1%). Better than...
|2018-10-25||Birlasoft Ltd.||Reliance Securities||212.00||285.00||212.00 (-9.98%)||Buy|
1Q Action Replay: Revenue Below Estimate, Margin Exceeds Estimate KPIT Technologies (KPIT) has delivered a mixed performance in 2QFY19. While its USD revenue grew by 1.3% QoQ to US$152.5mn (1.4% below our estimate), EBITDA margin rose by a robust 147bps QoQ. In CC terms, revenue rose by 2.9% QoQ. While IES (-5.9% QoQ) and SAP (-2.6% QoQ) businesses again pressurised revenue, USD revenue from Product Engineering and Products & Platforms (P&P;) businesses grew by a healthy 5.1% QoQ and 33.7% QoQ, respectively. Notably, P&P; business is lumpy in nature. Beating our estimate by 222bps, EBITDA margin expanded by a robust 147bps QoQ to 13.6% despite wage hike impact of 220bps owing to INR depreciation...
|2018-10-25||Birlasoft Ltd.||Dolat Capital||216.00||290.00||216.00 (-11.64%)||Buy|
Sustainable margins to aid Profitability; Upgrade to BUY KPIT reports a muted Q2FY19 with USD revenue improving by 1.3% QoQ (2.9% QoQ in CC terms) to USD 153mn (DCMe: USD 153mn) led by engineering, technologies and products & platforms business. Rupee revenues improved 6.4% QoQ to ` 10,789mn (DCMe: ` 10,691mn) helped by INR depreciation. EBIT margin improved 73bps QoQ to 10.2% (DCMe: 7.9%) supported by operational efficiencies and FX tailwind which offset the negative impact of wage hike during the quarter. PAT improved 6%...
|2018-08-21||Birlasoft Ltd.||Motilal Oswal||294.10||320.00||294.10 (-35.11%)||Neutral|
21 August 2018 After several years of coping with integration issues and legacy pressures in its IT services business, KPIT announced that it would demerge its Engineering business and merge the IT services bit with Birlasoft. KPITs Engineering business has been its strongpoint, exhibiting 16% revenue CAGR over the last five years. Birlasoft too has been under pressure because of issues in its top client and has witnessed a decline of ~4% in revenue over the last three years. However, we note that during this period, positioning, prowess and performance in the Engineering business has been strong; and a majority of the issues can be attributed to the companys presence and efforts in the IT services business. KPIT Technologies On completion of the transaction, we reckon the Engineering Services side should grow at a 20% CAGR.
|2018-07-27||Birlasoft Ltd.||ICICI Securities Limited||298.60||300.00||298.60 (-36.09%)||Target met||Hold|
ICICI Securities Limited
KPIT reported a better-than-expected margin performance in Q1FY19 while revenues were below our estimates US$ revenues grew marginally by 0.2% QoQ to $150.5 million, below our 1.8% growth and $152.9 million estimate Revenues in rupees grew 4.9% QoQ to | 1013.8 crore, below our estimate of 6% growth and | 1024.8 crore EBITDA margins expanded ~70 bps QoQ to 12.1%, above our 50 bps expansion and 11.9% estimate. Better-than-expected margin...
|2018-07-26||Birlasoft Ltd.||Reliance Securities||287.00||310.00||287.00 (-33.50%)||Target met||Hold|
KPIT Technologies (KPIT) has delivered a subdued revenue performance in 1QFY19, which grew 0.2% QoQ in USD terms to US$150.5mn (0.8% below our estimate). In CC terms, core service revenue rose by 3.5% QoQ. USD revenue from Product Engineering business grew by a healthy 5.5% QoQ, while IES revenue rose by a decent 2.7% QoQ. However, revenue from Products & Platforms declined by a steep 39.6% QoQ. It should be noted that this business is lumpy in nature. While Digital Transformation saw 2.2% QoQ growth, SAP continued to face growth headwinds with the business declining by 3.5% QoQ, marking the third successive quarter of decline. EBITDA margin expanded by 75bps (95bps ahead of our estimate) owing to INR...
|2018-07-26||Birlasoft Ltd.||Dolat Capital||294.90||335.00||294.90 (-35.28%)||Buy|
Revenue above Industry Avg. coupled with margin improvement KPIT reported muted Q1FY19 with a USD revenue growth of 0.2% QoQ supported by services business. EBIT margin improved 74bps QoQ to 9.4% (DCMe: 9.5%) largely on back of operational efficiencies and INR depreciation. The stock is currently trading at inexpensive valuations 13.6x/11.3x FY20/FY21 earnings estimates. We believe revenue growth above industry avg., coupled with margin improvement will lead to absolute upside in near to medium term; upgrade the stock to ACCUMULATE...
|2018-05-25||Birlasoft Ltd.||ICICI Securities Limited||270.15||275.00||270.15 (-29.35%)||Target met||Hold|
ICICI Securities Limited
ICICI Securities Ltd | Retail Equity Research KPIT reported a better than expected Q4FY18 on all fronts US$ revenues grew 6.4% QoQ to $150.2 million, above our 1% growth and $142.6 million estimate Revenues in rupees grew 5.9% QoQ to | 966.4 crore, above our estimate of 0.5% growth and | 917.5 crore EBITDA margins expanded ~50 bps QoQ to 11.4%, above our 30 bps expansion and 11.1% estimate. Margin expansion was on the...
|2018-05-24||Birlasoft Ltd.||HDFC Securities||270.60||250.00||270.60 (-29.47%)||Target met||Neutral|
Increase earnings est on margin reset and maintain NEUTRAL of KPIT with TP of Rs 250, 13x FY20E (12x earlier). KPIT Tech (KPIT) posted strong revenue and operating performance. Rev came at USD 150mn, 6.4/17.1% QoQ/YoY. Growth was led by PES (36.3% of rev) which grew 12% QoQ. EBITDA% came at 12.7%, +186bps QoQ (adjusted for one-time expense of Rs 129mn) supported by offshore-led growth. APAT at Rs 0.76bn was supported by lower ETR.
|2018-05-24||Birlasoft Ltd.||Reliance Securities||270.60||260.00||270.60 (-29.47%)||Target met||Hold|
Impressive Performance; FY19E Revenue Outlook Fairly Conservative KPIT Technologies (KPIT) has delivered a strong performance in 4QFY18. Its revenue grew by 6.4% QoQ and topped US$150mn-mark (3.4% above our estimate) led by robust 12% QoQ growth (USD terms) in Product Engineering business. Revenue from Products & Platforms segment also grew by a healthy 49.9% QoQ, though this business typically shows volatility on quarterly basis. While revenue from Digital Transformation business grew by 6.3% QoQ, ERP business saw subdued growth (IES: up 0.3% QoQ & SAP: down 2.1% QoQ). Its EBITDA margin expanded by 53bps QoQ on higher utilisation and cost control measures. Notably, adjusting for one-time cost...
|2018-05-24||Birlasoft Ltd.||Motilal Oswal||270.60||270.60 (-29.47%)||Mgmt Note|
24 May 2018 4QFY18 revenue growth of 6.5% QoQ was above our estimate of +2.8%, primarily driven by strength in Product Engineering (+11% QoQ) and Products & Platforms (+49% QoQ). IT Services business remained sluggish, with SAP declining by 3% and IES remaining flat QoQ. 60bp QoQ to 11.4%, largely in-line. However, the quarter included expenses related to the demerger of the Engineering business and the merger with Birlasoft. Excluding these, EBITDA margin was at 12.7% (+190bp QoQ). PAT of INR838m was up 35% QoQ (est. KPIT guided for 8-10% revenue growth in FY19, despite the strong exit to FY18, implying a CQGR of 0.8-1.5%, which is much lower than the 4% achieved in FY18.
|2018-02-05||Birlasoft Ltd.||Axis Direct||207.00||250.00||207.00 (-7.80%)||Target met||Buy|
Board of Directors of KPIT Tech has approved a composite scheme for (a) amalgamation of Birlasoft (India) with KPIT (proposed merger); and (b) demerger of engineering business of KPIT into KPIT Engineering Ltd (KEL), and remaining KPIT-Birlasoft (IT Services business).
|2018-02-01||Birlasoft Ltd.||HDFC Securities||208.10||195.00||208.10 (-8.29%)||Target met||Neutral|
Maintain NEUTRAL with TP of Rs 195, 12x Dec-19E EPS. KPIT Tech has re-structured its business to create two entities of IT services and ER&D; (separate listing), by first merging with Birlasoft to create ~USD 700mn rev entity, and later demerging the ER&D; segment (USD 200mn rev) from it. Despite value unlocking by demerging the ER&D; business (higher growth/margin and better valuations), the deal is EPS neutral (but, 15% accretive assuming full acceptance in open offer).
|2018-02-01||Birlasoft Ltd.||Chola Wealth Direct||208.10||247.00||208.10 (-8.29%)||Target met||Buy|
Chola Wealth Direct
Background: KPIT Technologies is leading product engineering and IT consulting partner with FY17 revenue of INR 33.2bn. In 3QFY18 revenue share amongst verticals: automotive & transportation (44.11%), manufacturing (28.99%) & Energy & Utilities (18.28%) and others (8.62%). It operates in five main business segments: Integrated Enterprise Solutions (26.8%), Product Engineering Services (38.95%), Product and Platform (3.84%), SAP (19.98%) and Digital Transformation (10.34%). KPIT derives 12.17% of its revenue from Cummins, which is the largest client. The company has 12,211 employees spread across more than 10 countries to cater services to 237 clients. The company's...
|2018-02-01||Birlasoft Ltd.||ICICI Securities Limited||208.10||200.00||208.10 (-8.29%)||Target met||Hold|
ICICI Securities Limited
US$ revenues declined 0.4% QoQ to $141.2 million and were below our 1.6% growth and $144 million estimate. Constant currency revenues were flat sequentially Revenues in rupees declined 0.4% QoQ to | 912.8 crore and were below our estimate of 1.7% growth and | 932 crore EBITDA margins expanded ~100 bps QoQ to 10.8% and were way above our 9.9% estimate. Margin expansion was on the back of lower cost of material consumed, which declined ~66% sequentially...
|2018-02-01||Birlasoft Ltd.||Reliance Securities||208.10||210.00||208.10 (-8.29%)||Target met||Hold|
In-line Performance; Value Unlocking on the Cards KPIT Technologies (KPIT) has delivered in-line performance in 3QFY18 with revenue remaining flattish (-0.4% QoQ) at US$141.2mn. Whist revenue from Product Engineering business grew by 2.8% QoQ, revenue from other segments i.e. IES, Products & Platforms, SAP, Digital and Transformation sequentially declined by 0.8%, 8.3%, 3% and 2.8%, respectively. EBITDA margin expanded by 98bps QoQ owing to higher utilisation and cost control. Despite 77.7% QoQ decline in other income owing to forex losses, KPIT's net profit grew by 3.3% QoQ on the back of lower effective tax rate. From vertical perspective, revenue from Energy & Utilities and...