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ESCORTS vs ASHOK LEYLAND - Comparison Results

ESCORTS    Change

The Escorts Group is among India's leading engineering conglomerates operating in the high growth sectors of agri-machinery, construction & material handling equipment, railway equipment and auto components. One of the leading tractor manufacturers o... More


Ashok Leyland is the second largest manufacturer of medium and heavy commercial vehicles (M&HCV) in India. It had a 27.0% market share in the domestic M&HCV segment and a marginal presence in the LCV segment (light commercial vehicles). Ashok Leyland... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 19.0 18.6 102.3% View Chart
P/BV x 5.0 4.6 109.5% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.2 2.0 11.1%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs549152 361.9%   
Low Rs13881 170.2%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs338.2101.2 334.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs14.06.2 224.2%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs19.28.4 226.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.502.43 61.7%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.42.1 20.9%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs132.225.4 521.6%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m122.582,927.10 4.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.01.1 88.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x24.518.6 131.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.913.8 130.1%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.64.6 56.6%  
Dividend payout %10.738.9 27.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m42,076340,422 12.4%   
No. of employees `0001.611.8 13.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m4,51022,575 20.0%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th25,827.625,027.1 103.2%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th2,810.01,907.5 147.3%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th1,068.31,543.3 69.2%   
Net Sales Rs m41,453296,196 14.0%  
Other income Rs m4711,999 23.6%   
Total revenues Rs m41,924298,195 14.1%   
Gross profit Rs m3,09642,484 7.3%  
Depreciation Rs m6346,459 9.8%   
Interest Rs m32212,317 2.6%   
Profit before tax Rs m2,61025,707 10.2%   
Minority Interest Rs m-1170 -15.2%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1120-   
Tax Rs m7737,511 10.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m1,71518,265 9.4%  
Gross profit margin %7.514.3 52.1%  
Effective tax rate %29.629.2 101.3%   
Net profit margin %4.16.2 67.1%  
Current assets Rs m14,454144,216 10.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m1,094141,915 0.8%   
Net working cap to sales %32.20.8 4,148.9%  
Current ratio x13.21.0 1,299.7%  
Inventory Days Days4027 145.7%  
Debtors Days Days4014 277.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m16,16953,206 30.4%   
Share capital Rs m1,2262,927 41.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m14,98471,279 21.0%   
Net worth Rs m16,20974,206 21.8%   
Long term debt Rs m586102,281 0.6%   
Total assets Rs m31,992335,180 9.5%  
Interest coverage x9.13.1 294.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x01.4 2.6%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.30.9 146.6%   
Return on assets %6.49.1 69.8%  
Return on equity %10.624.6 43.0%  
Return on capital %16.721.6 77.5%  
Exports to sales %06.6 0.0%   
Imports to sales %01.6 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNA19,672 0.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA4,716 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m1,22020,927 5.8%   
Fx outflow Rs m8838,857 10.0%   
Net fx Rs m33712,070 2.8%   
From Operations Rs m3,03814,773 20.6%  
From Investments Rs m-1,546-31,662 4.9%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-1,13118,906 -6.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m3612,049 17.6%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 42.0 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 38.8 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 4.0 12.1 33.2%  
FIIs % 5.2 20.4 25.5%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 12.4 -  
Free float % 48.8 16.4 297.6%  
Shareholders   95,224 323,610 29.4%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 13.1 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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ESCORTS Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Up 21.6% (Quarterly Result Update)

Nov 5, 2018 | Updated on Nov 5, 2018

For the quarter ended September 2018, ESCORTS has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (up 21.6% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 14 bn (up 15.4% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of ESCORTS's quarterly results.

ASHOK LEYLAND 2017-18 Annual Report Analysis (Annual Result Update)

Aug 21, 2018 | Updated on Aug 21, 2018

Here's an analysis of the annual report of ASHOK LEYLAND for 2017-18. It includes a full income statement, balance sheet and cash flow analysis of ASHOK LEYLAND. Also includes updates on the valuation of ASHOK LEYLAND.

ESCORTS Announces Quarterly Results (1QFY19); Net Profit Up 90.9% (Quarterly Result Update)

Aug 3, 2018 | Updated on Aug 3, 2018

For the quarter ended June 2018, ESCORTS has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (up 90.9% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 15 bn (up 29.9% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of ESCORTS's quarterly results.

ASHOK LEYLAND Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Up 79.0% (Quarterly Result Update)

May 21, 2018 | Updated on May 21, 2018

For the quarter ended March 2018, ASHOK LEYLAND has posted a net profit of Rs 7 bn (up 79.0% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 88 bn (up 24.3% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of ASHOK LEYLAND's quarterly results.

ESCORTS Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY18); Net Profit Up 153.4% (Quarterly Result Update)

May 21, 2018 | Updated on May 21, 2018

For the quarter ended March 2018, ESCORTS has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (up 153.4% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 14 bn (up 37.6% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of ESCORTS's quarterly results.

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