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MTNL vs BHARTI AIRTEL - Comparison Results

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MTNL is the government owned (56% stake) basic telecom service provider in Mumbai and Delhi with a subscriber base of 5 m in FY05, including 4.1 m in the fixed line telephony segment and the remaining in the mobile segment. The company has a license ... More


Bharti Airtel is the largest mobile telephony operator in the GSM space with 19.8% share of the Indian wireless market (as at the end of FY12). The company, apart from being the largest player in the mobile segment with subscribers in all the 22-tele... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x -0.1 99.3 - View Chart
P/BV x - 2.0 - View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.0 0.7 -  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs31565 5.5%   
Low Rs17333 5.0%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs39.2209.4 18.7%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs-47.25.5 -863.5%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs-30.453.6 -56.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs02.50 0.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %00.6 0.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs-100.5173.9 -57.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m630.003,997.40 15.8%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.62.1 28.6%   
Avg P/E ratio x-0.582.2 -0.6%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x-0.88.4 -9.4%  
Price / Book Value ratio x-0.22.6 -9.3%  
Dividend payout %045.8 0.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m15,1521,795,432 0.8%   
No. of employees `00025.28.5 298.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m24,48839,771 61.6%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th981.299,003.8 1.0%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th972.14,705.0 20.7%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th-1,179.52,583.1 -45.7%   
Net Sales Rs m24,719836,879 3.0%  
Other income Rs m7,4532,488 299.6%   
Total revenues Rs m32,172839,367 3.8%   
Gross profit Rs m-11,574323,799 -3.6%  
Depreciation Rs m10,535192,431 5.5%   
Interest Rs m15,05593,255 16.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m-29,71040,601 -73.2%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m60-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-7,931 0.0%   
Tax Rs m910,835 0.1%   
Profit after tax Rs m-29,71421,835 -136.1%  
Gross profit margin %-46.838.7 -121.0%  
Effective tax rate %026.7 -0.1%   
Net profit margin %-120.22.6 -4,607.2%  
Current assets Rs m50,431334,990 15.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m90,857782,399 11.6%   
Net working cap to sales %-163.5-53.5 305.9%  
Current ratio x0.60.4 129.6%  
Inventory Days Days40 1,241.4%  
Debtors Days Days6326 244.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m84,9902,056,355 4.1%   
Share capital Rs m6,30019,987 31.5%   
"Free" reserves Rs m-69,620675,357 -10.3%   
Net worth Rs m-63,320695,344 -9.1%   
Long term debt Rs m102,927849,420 12.1%   
Total assets Rs m162,9122,505,816 6.5%  
Interest coverage x-1.01.4 -67.8%   
Debt to equity ratio x-1.61.2 -133.1%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.20.3 45.4%   
Return on assets %-9.04.6 -195.9%  
Return on equity %46.93.1 1,494.4%  
Return on capital %-37.08.2 -453.7%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m2845,088 0.1%   
Fx outflow Rs m34196,540 0.0%   
Net fx Rs m-6-151,452 0.0%   
From Operations Rs m1,547298,538 0.5%  
From Investments Rs m-4,921-279,676 1.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m3,44619,205 17.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m7338,348 0.2%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 56.3 43.7 128.8%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 21.7 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 21.1 7.2 293.1%  
FIIs % 0.9 17.7 5.1%  
ADR/GDR % 1.7 0.0 -  
Free float % 20.1 9.7 207.2%  
Shareholders   147,288 260,508 56.5%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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MTNL Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Up 16.1% (Quarterly Result Update)

Jun 5, 2019 | Updated on Jun 5, 2019

For the quarter ended March 2019, MTNL has posted a net profit of Rs 8 bn (up 16.1% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 5 bn (up 9.0% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of MTNL's quarterly results.

BHARTI AIRTEL Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Up 144.7% (Quarterly Result Update)

May 8, 2019 | Updated on May 8, 2019

For the quarter ended March 2019, BHARTI AIRTEL has posted a net profit of Rs 6 bn (up 144.7% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 206 bn (up 4.9% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of BHARTI AIRTEL's quarterly results.

BHARTI AIRTEL Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Down 30.0% (Quarterly Result Update)

Feb 4, 2019 | Updated on Feb 4, 2019

For the quarter ended December 2018, BHARTI AIRTEL has posted a net profit of Rs 4 bn (down 30.0% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 205 bn (up 1.0% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of BHARTI AIRTEL's quarterly results.

MTNL 2017-18 Annual Report Analysis (Annual Result Update)

Dec 19, 2018 | Updated on Dec 19, 2018

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

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Nov 9, 2018 | Updated on Nov 9, 2018

For the quarter ended September 2018, BHARTI AIRTEL has posted a net profit of Rs 859 m (down 88.8% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 204 bn (down 6.2% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of BHARTI AIRTEL's quarterly results.

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