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Last Updated : Nov 20, 2015 04:28 PM IST | Source: Moneycontrol.com

Buy Tech Mahindra; target of Rs 615: Firstcall Research

Firstcall Research is bullish on Tech Mahindra and has recommended buy rating on the stock with a target of Rs 615 in its November 19, 2015 research report.

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Firstcall Research’s report on Tech Mahindra

During Q2 FY16, Tech Mahindra Ltd consolidated net profit stood at Rs. 7856.30 mn against Rs. 7196.40 mn in the corresponding quarter ending of previous year, an increase of 9.17%. Consolidated revenue for the quarter rose by 20.55% to Rs. 66155.40 mn from Rs. 54879.00 mn, when compared with the prior year period. During Q2 FY16, EBIDTA is Rs. 12668.90 mn as against Rs. 11548.90 mn in the corresponding period of the previous year, an increase of 9.70%. EPS of the company stood at Rs. 8.16 a share during the quarter. Cash and Cash equivalent at Rs. 34920 mn as of September 30, 2015.

Outlook and Valuation

At the current market price of Rs.534.00, the stock P/E ratio is at 16.83 x FY16E and 15.00 x FY17E respectively. Earnings per share (EPS) of the company for the earnings for FY16E and FY17E is seen at Rs.31.74 and Rs.35.60 respectively. Net Sales and PAT of the company are expected to grow at a CAGR of 45% and 43% over 2014 to 2017E respectively. On the basis of EV/EBITDA, the stock trades at 9.81 x for FY16E and 8.66 x for FY17E. Price to Book Value of the stock is expected to be at 3.38 x and 2.76 x for FY16E and FY17E respectively. We expect that the company surplus scenario is likely to continue for the next three years, will keep its growth story in the coming quarters also. We recommend ‘BUY’ in this particular scrip with a target price of Rs.615.00 for Medium to Long term investment.

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First Published on Nov 20, 2015 04:28 pm