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Last Updated on: 24 February, 2024|Author: Getaka | Social: X Twitter Profile

Fundamental Analysis of Linde India Ltd

About the Company - Linde India Ltd

Linde India Ltd. is a Public Limited Listed company incorporated on 24/01/1935 and has its registered office in the State of West Bengal, India. Company’s Corporate Identification Number(CIN) is L40200WB1935PLC008184 and registration number is 008184. Currently Company is involved in the business activities of Construction of utility projects. Company’s Total Operating Revenue is Rs. 2111.96 Cr. and Equity Capital is Rs. 85.28 Cr. for the Year ended 31/12/2021.
Industrial GasesOxygen House, Kolkata West Bengal
NamePosition Held
Mr. Michael J DevineChairman
Mr. Abhijit BanerjeeManaging Director
Mr. Arun BalakrishnanIndependent Director
Mr. Jyotin MehtaIndependent Director
Ms. Shalini SarinIndependent Director
Mr. Mannu SanganeriaNon Executive Director

Linde India Ltd. Share Price Update

Share PriceValue
Previous Day₹5,563.50

Basic Stock Data of Linde India Ltd

Market Cap 47,313 Cr.
Current Price 5,548
High / Low6,886/3,618
Stock P/E112
Book Value 377
Dividend Yield0.08 %
ROCE20.8 %
ROE18.2 %
Face Value 10.0

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Linde India Ltd Quarterly Results

MonthSep 2020Dec 2020Mar 2021Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023
Operating Profit87130132136130148132135144168186164174
OPM %23%27%30%26%26%23%25%23%21%24%29%23%24%
Other Income111429918112114113528221819
Profit before tax5496385109951229998130146140132141
Tax %35%35%21%35%35%36%35%-72%30%23%30%26%24%
Net Profit356230371627864169911139998107
EPS in Rs4.077.3035.488.277.319.207.4919.8410.6413.2711.5811.5112.51

Linde India Ltd Quarterly Chart

Linde India Ltd Profit & Loss

MonthDec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Mar 2023TTM
Operating Profit228205261277230287328326415375548764691
OPM %20%15%18%19%15%16%16%15%24%25%26%24%25%
Other Income18745911223411238624434810986
Profit before tax175126117411016471,013236711614560
Tax %30%29%34%-51%-4,164%-31%-17%29%28%34%28%13%
Net Profit1228977523131933727156514536417
EPS in Rs14.2710.499.070.632.751.572.223.9385.2718.2460.2662.8248.87
Dividend Payout %11%14%17%237%27%48%45%38%12%16%22%19%

Linde India Ltd Profit & Loss Yearly Chart

Linde India Ltd Growth

Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years:9%
5 Years:9%
3 Years:21%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years:26%
5 Years:86%
3 Years:63%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years:35%
5 Years:67%
3 Years:61%
1 Year:46%
Return on Equity
10 Years:7%
5 Years:11%
3 Years:13%
Last Year:18%

Linde India Ltd Balance Sheet

MonthDec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Mar 2023Sep 2023
Equity Capital85858585858585858585858585
Other Liabilities8809811,0119268837226807599701,0481,2871,2461,238
Total Liabilities2,9803,4143,9663,8803,6643,5633,3693,3853,2153,2594,0034,3824,476
Fixed Assets9931,6841,6652,2012,1582,5732,4982,1622,0351,9891,8691,7621,697
Other Assets1,4741,1391,5421,3089158958211,1791,1271,2512,0642,3782,391
Total Assets2,9803,4143,9663,8803,6643,5633,3693,3853,2153,2594,0034,3824,476

Linde India Ltd Reserves and Borrowings Chart

Linde India Ltd Cash Flow

MonthDec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Mar 2023
Cash from Operating Activity 19396229271242293252376327339589629
Cash from Investing Activity -419-166-385-264-58-128-59-73981-5498-306
Cash from Financing Activity 19293169-8-222-80-261-216-1,193-201-28-119
Net Cash Flow-342312-1-3785-688711584659203

Linde India Ltd Financial Efficiency Indicators

MonthDec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Dec 2020Dec 2021Mar 2023
Debtor Days10385747578716361791017356
Inventory Days14086104153141102916657723722
Days Payable475310424541466447348293327477312158
Cash Conversion Cycle-232-139-246-313-247-274-194-166-190-303-202-80
Working Capital Days-19-9-32-4527-50-42-39-206-3-9
ROCE %9%4%5%3%3%4%5%6%11%10%17%21%

Linde India Ltd Financial Efficiency Indicators Chart

Linde India Ltd Share Holding Pattern

MonthMar 2021Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023
No. of Shareholders23,78346,08047,02346,25348,53751,97450,99550,48144,45744,13749,72454,661

Linde India Ltd Shareholding Pattern Chart

No. of Linde India Ltd Shareholders

Linde India Ltd Mutual Fund Holdings

Fund NameNo of SharesAUM (%)Amount Invested (Cr)
Kotak Equity Opportunities Fund - Regular Plan8147363.2488.42
Axis Midcap Fund4617711.26276.82
Kotak ELSS Tax Saver Fund2000002.91119.9
Axis Growth Opportunities Fund1806171.13108.28
DSP Mid Cap Fund1683970.7100.95
Axis Special Situations Fund919424.6155.12
Kotak ESG Opportunities Fund670004.2240.17
Canara Robeco Mid Cap Fund654502.4339.24
Aditya Birla Sun Life MNC Fund - Div237890.4314.26
Aditya Birla Sun Life MNC Fund - Gr237890.4314.26

Linde India Ltd ROCE Trend

Linde India Ltd EPS Trend

Linde India Ltd Key Financial Ratios

MonthMar 23Dec 22Dec 21Dec 20Dec 19
Basic EPS (Rs.)63.0951.4559.4717.7285.27
Diluted EPS (Rs.)63.0951.4559.4717.7285.27
Cash EPS (Rs.)91.7372.4480.0838.15106.05
Book Value[Excl.RevalReserv]/Share (Rs.)368.19356.45318.33261.98254.67
Book Value[Incl.RevalReserv]/Share (Rs.)368.19356.45318.33261.98254.67
Revenue From Operations / Share (Rs.)367.66293.76247.64172.50206.58
PBDIT / Share (Rs.)101.8077.4770.5047.7851.08
PBIT / Share (Rs.)72.1555.5449.2327.1430.30
PBT / Share (Rs.)71.4855.0181.1726.61118.77
Net Profit / Share (Rs.)62.0850.5058.8117.5285.27
NP After MI And SOA / Share (Rs.)63.0951.4559.4717.7285.27
PBDIT Margin (%)27.6826.3728.4627.6924.72
PBIT Margin (%)19.6218.9019.8815.7314.66
PBT Margin (%)19.4418.7232.7715.4257.49
Net Profit Margin (%)16.8817.1923.7510.1541.27
NP After MI And SOA Margin (%)17.1617.5124.0110.2741.27
Return on Networth / Equity (%)17.1314.4318.686.7633.48
Return on Capital Employeed (%)17.7514.0413.368.9810.48
Return On Assets (%)12.229.9812.624.6122.37
Asset Turnover Ratio (%)0.740.590.580.450.53
Current Ratio (X)
Quick Ratio (X)
Inventory Turnover Ratio (X)11.269.325.712.564.51
Dividend Payout Ratio (NP) (%)21.390.005.0456.441.75
Dividend Payout Ratio (CP) (%)14.550.003.7126.071.41
Earning Retention Ratio (%)78.610.0094.9643.5698.25
Cash Earning Retention Ratio (%)85.450.0096.2973.9398.59
Interest Coverage Ratio (X)153.50147.29196.8765.275.05
Interest Coverage Ratio (Post Tax) (X)94.6097.0175.0524.66-0.31
Enterprise Value (Cr.)33189.9027993.2220254.577958.205416.83
EV / Net Operating Revenue (X)10.5911.179.595.413.07
EV / EBITDA (X)38.2342.3733.6919.5312.43
MarketCap / Net Operating Revenue (X)10.9711.6710.065.633.21
Retention Ratios (%)78.600.0094.9543.5598.24
Price / BV (X)10.959.627.823.712.60
Price / Net Operating Revenue (X)10.9711.6710.065.633.21

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Fair Value of Linde India Ltd Stock

Fair Value: ₹7690.92

The stock is undervalued by 38.63% compared to the current price ₹5548

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Strength and Weakness of Linde India Ltd Stock

  1. The stock has a low average Working Capital Days of -19.58, which is a positive sign.
  2. The stock has a low average Cash Conversion Cycle of -215.50, which is a positive sign.
  3. The company has higher reserves (1,791.46 cr) compared to borrowings (809.69 cr), indicating strong financial stability.
  4. The company has shown consistent growth in sales (1.46 cr) and profit (201.38 cr) over the years.
  1. The stock is trading at a high valuation with an average P/B ratio of 46.87 and average Dividend Yield of 17.76%.
  2. The stock has a low average ROCE of 8.17%, which may not be favorable.

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