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Last Updated on: 28 February, 2024|Author: Getaka | Social: X Twitter Profile

Fundamental Analysis of Petronet LNG Ltd

About the Company - Petronet LNG Ltd

Petronet LNG Ltd. is a Public Limited Listed company incorporated on 02/04/1998 and has its registered office in the State of Delhi, India. Company’s Corporate Identification Number(CIN) is L74899DL1998PLC093073 and registration number is 093073. Currently Company is involved in the business activities of Support activities for petroleum and natural gas mining. Company’s Total Operating Revenue is Rs. 43168.57 Cr. and Equity Capital is Rs. 1500.00 Cr. for the Year ended 31/03/2022.
RefineriesWorld Trade Centre, New Delhi Delhi
NamePosition Held
Mr. Pankaj JainChairman & Non-Exe.Director
Mr. Akshay Kumar SinghManaging Director & CEO
Mr. V K MishraDirector - Finance & CFO
Mr. Pramod NarangDirector - Technical
Mr. S M VaidyaNominee Director
Mr. Sandeep Kumar GuptaNominee Director
Mr. Arun Kumar SinghNominee Director
Mr. G KrishnakumarNominee Director
Mr. Milind TorawaneNominee Director
Mr. Sidhartha PradhanIndependent Director
Ms. Bhaswati MukherjeeIndependent Director
Mr. Sanjeev MitlaIndependent Director
Mr. Sundeep BhutoriaIndependent Director
Mr. Muker Jeet SharmaIndependent Director

Petronet LNG Ltd. Share Price Update

Share PriceValue
Previous Day₹257.40

Basic Stock Data of Petronet LNG Ltd

Market Cap 41,768 Cr.
Current Price 278
High / Low296/192
Stock P/E12.2
Book Value 107
Dividend Yield2.46 %
ROCE26.6 %
ROE22.8 %
Face Value 10.0

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Competitors of Petronet LNG Ltd

Stock NameMarket CapCurrent PriceHigh / LowStock P/EBook ValueDividend YieldROCEROEFace Value
Mangalore Refinery & Petrochemicals Ltd 42,974 Cr. 245289/49.29.91 67.90.38 %20.1 %31.1 % 10.0
Reliance Industries Ltd 20,21,079 Cr. 2,9872,996/2,00028.9 1,1100.30 %9.14 %8.94 % 10.0
Industry Average1,032,026.50 Cr1,616.0019.41588.950.34%14.62%20.02%10.00

Petronet LNG Ltd Quarterly Results

MonthSep 2020Dec 2020Mar 2021Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023
Operating Profit1,3631,3351,0911,0541,2971,7321,1691,0641,1731,6759431,1821,215
OPM %22%18%14%12%12%14%10%7%7%11%7%10%10%
Other Income160111496982728514294184154147157
Profit before tax1,2431,1728568511,1051,5339849379941,5868181,0621,102
Tax %25%25%27%25%26%25%24%25%25%26%25%26%26%
Net Profit9278786236368231,1447507017441,181614790818
EPS in Rs6.185.864.164.245.497.625.004.674.967.874.095.275.45

Petronet LNG Ltd Quarterly Chart

Petronet LNG Ltd Profit & Loss

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023TTM
Operating Profit1,8301,9371,4991,4391,5862,5923,3143,2943,9904,7005,2544,8565,015
OPM %8%6%4%4%6%11%11%9%11%18%12%8%9%
Other Income858984155173347316450300388306574641
Profit before tax1,5531,7201,0559851,1992,3603,0553,2343,1113,9684,4744,3354,568
Tax %32%33%32%10%24%28%32%33%13%26%25%25%
Net Profit1,0581,1497128839131,7062,0782,1552,6982,9493,3523,2403,403
EPS in Rs7.057.664.755.886.0911.3713.8514.3717.9819.6622.3521.6022.68
Dividend Payout %18%16%21%17%21%22%32%70%70%58%51%46%

Petronet LNG Ltd Profit & Loss Yearly Chart

Petronet LNG Ltd Growth

Compounded Sales Growth
10 Years:7%
5 Years:14%
3 Years:19%
Compounded Profit Growth
10 Years:11%
5 Years:9%
3 Years:6%
Stock Price CAGR
10 Years:17%
5 Years:5%
3 Years:3%
1 Year:26%
Return on Equity
10 Years:23%
5 Years:25%
3 Years:25%
Last Year:23%

Petronet LNG Ltd Balance Sheet

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023Sep 2023
Equity Capital7507507507507507501,5001,5001,5001,5001,5001,5001,500
Other Liabilities2,4153,5993,6602,7813,1983,5174,4804,2854,0563,6304,2584,1644,684
Total Liabilities9,21111,08311,91311,12412,42613,82915,65415,08518,69918,93321,12222,44423,959
Fixed Assets2,5212,3586,2656,9436,8118,4238,0307,66511,18810,3139,5578,7908,516
Other Assets3,2604,2554,6283,3443,9752,4223,2826,0827,1577,04410,32211,48314,009
Total Assets9,21111,08311,91311,12412,42613,82915,65415,08518,69918,93321,12222,44423,959

Petronet LNG Ltd Reserves and Borrowings Chart

Petronet LNG Ltd Cash Flow

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Cash from Operating Activity 1,2541,8239648303,3742,0682,9962,1412,8633,5593,4722,520
Cash from Investing Activity 20-769-803-665-854-3,175-1,278-72941-927-1,063-1,137
Cash from Financing Activity -448-770-197-1,034-699-748-1,335-2,548-3,055-2,759-2,211-2,368
Net Cash Flow826285-36-8701,821-1,856383-478749-127198-985

Petronet LNG Ltd Financial Efficiency Indicators

MonthMar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022Mar 2023
Debtor Days212019121318191316262323
Inventory Days131310949766668
Days Payable22291931116211414181511
Cash Conversion Cycle1141018611458141320
Working Capital Days-3-8-18-2-5-8-339916
ROCE %27%26%16%15%15%26%30%30%28%29%30%27%

Petronet LNG Ltd Financial Efficiency Indicators Chart

Petronet LNG Ltd Share Holding Pattern

MonthDec 2020Mar 2021Jun 2021Sep 2021Dec 2021Mar 2022Jun 2022Sep 2022Dec 2022Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023
No. of Shareholders3,48,9673,77,3454,35,4204,21,0454,19,1974,37,5364,12,0024,08,4004,03,6273,94,7603,89,1093,84,845

Petronet LNG Ltd Shareholding Pattern Chart

No. of Petronet LNG Ltd Shareholders

Petronet LNG Ltd Mutual Fund Holdings

Fund NameNo of SharesAUM (%)Amount Invested (Cr)
Kotak Flexicap Fund - Regular Plan260000001.27527.28
SBI Contra Fund151672451.62307.59
SBI Long Term Equity Fund132605891.56268.92
SBI Balanced Advantage Fund100000000.8202.8
Kotak Equity Arbitrage Fund - Regular Plan66000000.43133.85
Kotak Equity Opportunities Fund - Regular Plan65000000.8131.82
Tata Arbitrage Fund45600001.1692.48
Invesco India Arbitrage Fund41100000.8183.35
ICICI Prudential Equity - Arbitrage Fund37980000.4877.02
Franklin India Flexi Cap Fund35000000.5570.98

Petronet LNG Ltd ROCE Trend

Petronet LNG Ltd EPS Trend

Petronet LNG Ltd Key Financial Ratios

MonthMar 23Mar 22Mar 21Mar 20Mar 19
Basic EPS (Rs.)22.1722.9219.5918.0214.87
Diluted EPS (Rs.)22.1722.9219.5918.0214.87
Cash EPS (Rs.)26.3527.3924.7023.1017.08
Book Value[Excl.RevalReserv]/Share (Rs.)101.7691.1278.7174.1468.20
Book Value[Incl.RevalReserv]/Share (Rs.)101.7691.1278.7174.1468.20
Revenue From Operations / Share (Rs.)399.33287.79173.49236.35255.97
PBDIT / Share (Rs.)35.8536.9833.7229.0224.93
PBIT / Share (Rs.)30.7531.8528.5023.8522.19
PBT / Share (Rs.)28.5529.7426.2620.6821.53
Net Profit / Share (Rs.)21.2522.2619.4717.9214.34
NP After MI And SOA / Share (Rs.)22.1722.9219.5918.0214.87
PBDIT Margin (%)8.9712.8419.4312.279.73
PBIT Margin (%)7.7011.0616.4210.088.66
PBT Margin (%)7.1410.3315.138.748.41
Net Profit Margin (%)5.327.7311.227.585.60
NP After MI And SOA Margin (%)5.557.9611.297.625.80
Return on Networth / Equity (%)21.7825.1524.8924.3021.80
Return on Capital Employeed (%)23.2325.6525.1221.7526.07
Return On Assets (%)14.6116.0915.3914.3214.62
Long Term Debt / Equity (X)
Total Debt / Equity (X)
Asset Turnover Ratio (%)2.742.151.382.092.49
Current Ratio (X)
Quick Ratio (X)3.692.973.772.712.17
Inventory Turnover Ratio (X)62.3881.1450.5658.0764.90
Dividend Payout Ratio (NP) (%)51.8645.8176.5555.4867.24
Dividend Payout Ratio (CP) (%)42.1737.4460.4243.1056.77
Earning Retention Ratio (%)48.1454.1923.4544.5232.76
Cash Earning Retention Ratio (%)57.8362.5639.5856.9043.23
Interest Coverage Ratio (X)16.2717.4815.0610.8037.80
Interest Coverage Ratio (Post Tax) (X)10.6511.529.697.8522.74
Enterprise Value (Cr.)28634.2124744.2329457.0625609.8834715.92
EV / Net Operating Revenue (X)0.470.571.130.720.90
EV / EBITDA (X)5.334.465.825.889.28
MarketCap / Net Operating Revenue (X)0.570.671.300.840.97
Retention Ratios (%)48.1354.1823.4444.5132.75
Price / BV (X)
Price / Net Operating Revenue (X)0.570.671.300.840.97

Petronet LNG Ltd Profitability Ratios (%)

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Petronet LNG Ltd Liquidity Ratios (%)

Petronet LNG Ltd Interest Coverage Ratios (%)

Petronet LNG Ltd Valuation Ratios

Fair Value / Intrinsic Value of Petronet LNG Ltd

Fair Value: ₹304.95

The stock is undervalued by 9.70% compared to the current price ₹278

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Strength and Weakness of Petronet LNG Ltd

  1. The stock has a high average ROCE of 24.92%, which is a positive sign.
  2. The stock has a low average Working Capital Days of 1.25, which is a positive sign.
  3. The company has higher reserves (8,091.54 cr) compared to borrowings (2,812.54 cr), indicating strong financial stability.
  4. The company has shown consistent growth in sales (35.69 cr) and profit (78.08 cr) over the years.
  1. The stock is trading at a high valuation with an average P/B ratio of 27.43 and average Dividend Yield of 10.78%.
  2. The stock has a high average Cash Conversion Cycle of 10.33, which may not be favorable.

Should I Buy Petronet LNG Ltd Share Now?

  • Based on the analysis of various financial indicators, it may be worth considering investment in Petronet LNG Ltd:
    1. Net Profit Margin: 5.32% (Higher values are generally favorable)
      • Net Profit Margin: This metric indicates the percentage of profit a company makes from its total revenue. A higher net profit margin is generally desirable as it reflects better profitability.
    2. ROCE: 23.23% (Industry Average ROCE: 14.62%)
      • ROCE (Return on Capital Employed): ROCE measures a company's profitability and the efficiency with which its capital is employed. A higher ROCE indicates efficient use of capital.
    3. Interest Coverage Ratio (Post Tax): 10.65 (Higher values, preferably > 2, are recommended)
      • Interest Coverage Ratio: The interest coverage ratio measures a company's ability to cover its interest payments on outstanding debt. A ratio greater than 2 is generally considered healthy as it indicates the company can meet its interest obligations comfortably.
    4. Quick Ratio: 3.69 (Higher values, preferably > 1, are recommended)
      • Quick Ratio: The quick ratio assesses a company's ability to cover its short-term liabilities with its most liquid assets. A ratio higher than 1 suggests the company can meet its short-term obligations without relying heavily on inventory.
    5. ✓ Stock P/E: 12.2 (Industry average Stock P/E: 19.41)
      • Stock P/E (Price-to-Earnings) Ratio: The P/E ratio compares a company's current share price to its earnings per share. A lower P/E ratio relative to industry peers or historical values may indicate that the stock is undervalued.
    6. ✓ Total Debt / Equity: 0.00 (Lower values, preferably < 1, are preferred)
      • Total Debt / Equity: This ratio measures a company's financial leverage by comparing its total debt to its total equity. A lower ratio indicates lower financial risk and greater financial stability.
    While these metrics suggest potential opportunity, it's essential to conduct thorough research or seek advice from financial experts before making any investment decisions.

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Getaka, CFA, a financial analyst with 15 years of experience in the industry. Getaka holds an MBA degree and the Chartered Financial Analyst designation, demonstrating his profound understanding of financial analysis and investment management. Throughout his career, he has conducted numerous financial analyses and due diligence processes for companies in the industry, and has a strong track record of identifying key trends and opportunities. He leverages his expertise to deliver a thorough financial analysis of a company, encompassing its financial performance, key ratios, future prospects, and risks. Getaka is committed to providing accurate, reliable, and trustworthy information to help readers make informed decisions about their finances and investments.

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