Brokerage firm Sharekhan initiated a buy call for the stocks of Radico Khaitan Ltd. with a target price of Rs. 1,475, within 1 year. "Radico Khaitan Limited (RKL) is on consistent growth footing because of its strong ability to launch new products, improving traction to premium categories, and favorable liquor policies in various states," the firm thinks.
The Current Market Price (CMP) of Radico Khaitan is Rs. 1,258. The brokerage firm, Sharekhan has estimated a Target Price for the stock at Rs. 1,475. Hence the stock is expected to give a 17.24% return, in 1 year.
|Current Market Price (CMP)||Rs. 1,258|
|Target Price||Rs. 1,475|
|1 year returns||17.24%|
Radico Khaitan's revenue stood at Rs. 2,418 crore in FY 21, which is expected to grow to Rs. 2,878 crore in FY 22. The company's adjusted PAT was Rs. 271 crore in FY 21, which is expected to grow to Rs. 286 crore. "The company's prestige and above (P&A) brands have given a CAGR of 12% over FY2015-20, ahead of industry's volume growth. Some of its mature brands such as Morpheus brandy (60% market share in the premium brandy segment) are likely to join the millionaires club in the coming years."
Comments by Sharekhan
Sharekhan stated, "RKL's strong ability to launch new products, improving traction to premium categories, and favorable liquor policies in various states will help achieve volume CAGR of 13.5% over FY2021-FY2024 (prestige and above segment to post a 19% CAGR). RKL's revenue and PAT are expected to post CAGR of 21% and 22% over FY2021-FY2024 with the contribution of the premium segment going up to 35% in FY2024."
Commenting on the liquor sector Sharekhan added, By Q4FY2021, 8 out of 11 top liquor consuming states had returned to above pre-Covid levels," - which can be an optimistic factor for RKL.
About the company
Radico Khaitan Limited (RKL) liquor company has 5 brands, which are selling more than 1 million cases per annum and Morpheus Premium Brandy is expected to get added to the 1 million leagues over the next 2 years. The company's recent launches such as Royal Ranthambore Heritage Collection Whiskey and Magic Moments Dazzle Vodka are gaining good traction in key markets. The company stock has delivered returns of ~40% in the past 3 months.
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