The 11 reports from 4 analysts offering long term price targets for L&T Finance Holdings Ltd. have an average target of 62.33. The consensus estimate represents a downside of -11.27% from the last price of 70.25.
|Summary||Date||Stock||Broker||Price at Reco.||Target||Price at reco|
Change since reco(%)
|2020-05-18||L&T Finance Holdings..||Prabhudas Lilladhar||53.70||50.00||53.70 (30.82%)||28.83||Sell|
shocks, we build in weak collection trends and higher provisions on rural & retail business side. Against this backdrop, we incorporate subdued growth (4-12%), high 6.5% NPA translating into structurally lower RoEs of 7% by...
|2020-05-18||L&T Finance Holdings..||Motilal Oswal||52.05||75.00||52.05 (34.97%)||6.76||Buy|
18 May 2020 LTFH reported 4QFY20 PAT of INR3.8b (-30% YoY), ~20% below our estimates. The miss was largely on account of lower-than-expected total income (8% miss) while opex and credit costs were in line. LTFH reported INR844m in net loss on fair value changes, which led to the topline miss. While as of Mar20, ~36% of AUM was under moratorium, a modest increase was seen in April. Disbursements in Rural finance declined ~20% QoQ, compared with 69% decline witnessed in other segments. The plunge in Rural lending was largely attributed to the Auto segment (Tractors and 2Ws). While NIM on a consolidated basis came in steady at 5.7%, lower disbursements led to ~50bp decline in the fee income margin to 1.2%. CoF declined 10bp QoQ to 8.4%. The share of CPs was down 300bp QoQ / 1,000bp YoY to 6%. The GNPL ratio improved 60bp QoQ to 5.
|2020-04-08||L&T Finance Holdings..||Geojit BNP Paribas||57.20||62.00||57.20 (22.81%)||Target met||Accumulate|
Geojit BNP Paribas
We revise our estimates for FY20-22E and now value the stock at 0.64x FY22E BVPS, with a revised target price of Rs. 62 and continue to recommend ACCUMULATE rating on the stock. Corona update and impact on industry Corona virus pandemic continues to disrupt economy throughout the world, as the number of infected people globally reached +1.4mn (~75k deaths) spread across 120 affected nations. IMF cut the CY20 world growth estimates by 40bps to 2.9%. Moody's reduced their GDP forecasts for India to 2.5% from 5.3% earlier for CY20 and S&P;...
|2020-01-28||L&T Finance Holdings..||Geojit BNP Paribas||109.95||136.00||109.95 (-36.11%)||93.59||Buy|
Geojit BNP Paribas
We value the stock at 1.35x on FY22E BVPS, with a target price of Rs. 136 and recommend ACCUMULATE rating. Loan book continued to grow; Disbursements moderated LTFH's focused loan book registered a healthy 13.7% YoY growth, driven by a steady Rural Finance and Housing Finance loan book growth of 14.4% and 14.5% YoY, respectively. However, overall disbursements reduced further (-30.1% YoY), with infrastructure finance declining by 46.9%, primarily due to industry wide de-growth. On housing front, the group remained cautious and maintained tight credit policy...
|2020-01-22||L&T Finance Holdings..||Way2Wealth||119.05||119.05 (-40.99%)||Hold|
L&T; Finance Holdings (LTFH) saw moderated loan growth of 14% YoY in focused business book. NIMs+Fees have remained steady at 7.29% (7.33% in 2QFY20). LTFH reported marginal rise in consolidated net profit to `591 Cr vs. `580 Cr in corresponding quarter last...
|2020-01-20||L&T Finance Holdings..||Motilal Oswal||119.10||145.00||119.10 (-41.02%)||106.41||Buy|
20 January 2020 LTFH reported 3QFY20 PAT of INR5.9b (+2% YoY), in line with our estimate of INR6.0b. The quarter was characterized by early teens loan growth across focused segments, stable asset quality and core RoE of ~16%. LTFH is expected to report moderate loan growth (7-8%), dragged by the defocused and wholesale book. With stability on cost of funds and growth in high-yielding assets, net income (NIM + fees) is expected to be healthy at ~7%. Overall PAT CAGR is expected to be ~12% with a robust RoE of ~17%. De-focused book declined ~55%/25% YoY/QoQ as the company sold off some DCM bonds without meaningful P&L; impact. LTFH raised INR104b in the quarter, of which ~50% came from term loans and ~35% via NCDs. Cost of funds was largely stable at 8.5%. Disbursements in microfinance have been range-bound at INR25-28b for the past eight quarters, while those in 2W and tractors picked up sharply on a QoQ basis due to the festival season.
|2019-11-27||L&T Finance Holdings..||Motilal Oswal||114.50||130.00||114.50 (-38.65%)||Target met||Buy|
A key driver of this has been microloans, wherein the company has expanded into 17 states the book now accounts for 48% of the total rural lending book compared to 35% in FY17. run-down of the de-focused wholesale lending book (structured finance and debt capital markets) and stronger growth in 2W finance and microloans, the share of retail lending (rural + retail housing finance) is expected to reach 43% by FY22. In the tough operating environment over past one year LTFH witnessed asset quality improvement with the GNPL ratio declining 110bp to 6.0% which is commendable. The improvement has been driven largely by wholesale and rural finance, while asset quality in housing finance has been largely stable. The GNPL ratio in the wholesale finance book is at 9% largely due to legacy stressed loans in the thermal power finance book. These loans comprise half of the total GNPLs in this book.
|2019-11-01||L&T Finance Holdings..||Geojit BNP Paribas||96.80||112.00||96.80 (-27.43%)||Target met||Buy|
Geojit BNP Paribas
Disbursements were in line with the overall market as Rural, Housing and Infrastructure finance disbursements were down 1.6%, 21.3% and 19.0% respectively on account of industry wide de-growth. PAT declined 68.9% YoY to Rs. 174.5cr, due to the adoption of lower...
|2019-10-22||L&T Finance Holdings..||Motilal Oswal||86.60||120.00||86.60 (-18.88%)||Target met||Buy|
22 October 2019 LTFH reported a decent second-quarter performance amidst the tough economic environment. PAT (excluding one-off items) grew 16% YoY to INR6.5b (7% of our estimate). LTFH, however, took a one-time hit of INR4.7b on profits from DTA revision DTA under the new tax regime. Overall focused book disbursements declined 12% YoY to INR98b, driven by lower real estate and infra disbursements. Rural disbursements were in line with past trends. As a result, the share of rural lending in the total loan book increased 300bp YoY to 27%. While management expects 2HFY20 to be relatively slower in retail lending, it expects a pickup from FY21 onwards. Spreads were stable QoQ and YoY at 6.1%.Interestingly, GNPL/NNPL ratio increased 25/35bp QoQ due to seasonality in rural NPLs and the impact of floods in some areas. The company continues maintaining INR3.5b floating provisions. Tax rate for the quarter stood at 14% versus our estimate of 22%.
|2019-08-28||L&T Finance Holdings..||Motilal Oswal||94.50||94.50 (-25.66%)||Results Update|
However, in the East India zone, LTFH has managed to increase its market share by 150-200bp over the past year. The company repossesses 400 vehicles pan-India every month; of this, 20% gets released back to the customer due to settlement. LTFH is the second largest financier for the dealer with a financing market share of 27% (narrowly behind Hero Fincorp that has a share of 28%). LTFH started two-wheeler financing via the acquisition of Family Credit, which was a financier based out of Kolkata. LTFH has been able to maintain that and is now the largest financier in East India it has a market share of 40-45% in West Bengal compared to its pan-India average of 10-12%. Its customer application rejection rate stands at 65% in West Bengal v/s 45-50% pan-India.
|2019-07-04||L&T Finance Holdings..||Way2Wealth||120.05||160.00||120.05 (-41.48%)||Buy|
L&T; Finance Holdings (LTFH)offers financial products & services namely in the area of Rural, Housing & Wholesale, as well as Mutual Fund Products and Wealth Management services. LTFH is focusing more on retailization of book...
|2019-05-02||L&T Finance Holdings..||Motilal Oswal||130.60||170.00||130.60 (-46.21%)||Buy|
4QFY19 PAT almost doubled YoY to INR5.5b, 7% below our estimate. Adjusting for this, PAT would have beaten our estimate by 2%. The focused loan book grew 5% QoQ/ 17% YoY to INR983b driven by strong 2 May 2019 growth in rural and housing finance. strongest growth came from microfinance, 2W finance and real estate finance, while the company scaled back a bit in tractor finance. Excluding impact of the interest reversal, calculated margins (incl. fee income) were stable QoQ at 6.4%. Operating expenses grew 25% YoY to INR6.5b. However, excluding net loss on fair value changes, operating expenses were up only 3% YoY, which is impressive considering investments in the retail franchise. provision buffer currently stands at INR3.5b (INR2.8b in 3QFY19). Note that the IL&FS; exposure is classified as standard.
|2019-02-11||L&T Finance Holdings..||Geojit BNP Paribas||125.80||160.00||125.80 (-44.16%)||Buy|
Geojit BNP Paribas
Net interest income (NII) grew at a robust pace of 54% YoY mainly on the back of 101 bps YoY improvement in net interest margin (NIM) to 5.1%. An increase in the proportion of high-yield business (rural business) and cost increases passed on to customers in wholesale and housing businesses helped to improve NIM. LTFH continued to improve its operating efficiency as cost to income (C/I) ratio declined by 234 bps YoY to 27.8%. Provisions declined by 9% YoY. Notably, LTFH has set aside Rs85cr as macroprudential provisions in Q3FY19, taking overall macroprudential provisions to Rs269cr for unforeseen risks in future. Net profit increased by 78% YoY. We expect net profit to grow at a CAGR of 37% over FY17-21E supported by robust growth in...
|2019-01-22||L&T Finance Holdings..||Motilal Oswal||137.30||185.00||137.30 (-48.83%)||Buy|
22 January 2019 L&T; Finance Holdings (LTFH) 3QFY19 PAT grew 81% YoY to INR5.8b, in line with our estimate, driven by strong AUM growth (+23% YoY), retailization of the balance sheet, and improving asset quality. LTHF prioritized its rural lending business in the quarter. The reduction in the GNPL ratio has come on the back of an improvement in asset quality in the rural lending book, while the housing finance and wholesale finance books witnessed stable asset quality. Over the past two years, LTFH has delivered a turnaround in business, with a strong improvement in RoE from 10% to 18%. It is now well on its journey of retailization of the balance sheet. Notwithstanding the tight liquidity in the past quarter, management has been able to grow its focused products impressively and yet maintain sufficient liquidity. We remain confident that LTFH would continue to generate strong return ratios over the medium term.
|2018-11-20||L&T Finance Holdings..||Motilal Oswal||131.30||175.00||131.30 (-46.50%)||Buy|
INR240b of debt capital since 21 September 2018, the company is well placed on the liquidity front, in our view. In addition, LTFH is comfortable with its builder and IL&FS; exposures. We note that IL&FS; exposures are to SPVs formed by the subsidiaries of IL&FS;, where LTFH has the first right to cash flow. Nevertheless, there has not been any instance of defaults over the past two months. The business transformation story remains on track, with retailization of the balance sheet and sustenance of RoE at 18-19% levels. A lender to SPVs managed by IL&FS; subsidiaries; protected from NCLT proceedings Management explained that there is no exposure to IL&FS; at the holdco level. The...
|2018-10-25||L&T Finance Holdings..||Prabhudas Lilladhar||119.00||119.00 (-40.97%)||Accumulate|
Ring-fenced exposures, steady loan growth, NPA decline maintained RoA LTFH earnings performance beat estimates with lower provisioning and steady loan growth (24% YoY) leading to sturdy 62% YoY growth in PAT at Rs5.6bn (PLe: 4.85bn). While the legacy stressed assets stand sufficiently addressed with consistent PCR improvement and resultant asset quality betterment (steep 385bps decline in GNPA YoY as observed in Q2FY19), the overhang now emerges from the concerns over certain sensitive exposures,...
|2018-09-03||L&T Finance Holdings..||Axis Direct||180.25||200.00||180.25 (-61.03%)||Buy|
In Q1FY19, Rural finance business grew robust 76.2% YoY on improved momentum in MFI (133.4% YoY) and two wheeler (68.0% YoY) loans, while farm equipment business grew relatively lower at 32.5% YoY. Share of rural book increased ~237 bps QoQ at 22.0% of loans.
|2018-06-29||L&T Finance Holdings..||Rudra Shares and Stock Brokers Ltd||151.50||180.00||151.50 (-53.63%)||Target met||Buy|
Rudra Shares and Stock Brokers Ltd
Company's FY18 performance shows its strategy to move away from loss - making segments and increase focus on more lucrative verticals including rural, housing and select wholesale financing is paying off. In FY18, exposure to Defocused Book was reduced to ` 1540 crore compared with `2671 crore in FY17 . During the period,...
|2018-06-06||L&T Finance Holdings..||Choice India||167.15||230.00||167.15 (-57.97%)||Buy|
L&T; Finance Holdings (LTFH), holding company for all finance-related activities of the L&T; Group, is one of the largest NBFCs in India with loan book standing at nearly Rs800 bn. It is promoted by infrastructure conglomerate Larsen & Toubro Ltd (64.01% stake as of Mar'18). Having ~1,100 point of presence (including 219 branches) across 23 states, the company operates in retail/wholesale lending as well as across 2W finance, tractor finance, infra finances, microfinance, home loans/LAP, builder finance and structured finance among other product lines. LTFH is now on a path of sustainable growth and profitability after successfully...
|2018-05-07||L&T Finance Holdings..||Motilal Oswal||177.50||240.00||177.50 (-60.42%)||Buy|
Disbursements remain on a robust trajectory, driven by all segments, especially microfinance. The microfinance book now stands atINR75b, making LTFH among the largest MFI entities in India. The tractor finance book has also witnessed a clear turnaround over the past few quarters,with growth coming in at 28% YoY in 4QFY18. RoE in this segment remained stable at 30% even post capital infusion, as credit costs which were running high post demon have normalized.