Buy JK Cement, target price Rs 3170: ICICI Securities

has buy call on JK Cement with a target price of Rs 3170. The current market price of . is Rs 2143.45. Time period given by analyst is one year when Ltd. price can reach defined target.

JK Cement Ltd., incorporated in the year 1994, is a Mid Cap company (having a market cap of Rs 16495.23 Crore) operating in Cement sector.

JK Cement Ltd. key Products/Revenue Segments include Cement and Other Operating Revenue for the year ending 31-Mar-2021.


For the quarter ended 31-03-2022, the company reported a Consolidated Total Income of Rs 2392.98 Crore, up 16.37 % from last quarter Total Income of Rs 2056.28 Crore and up 10.37 % from last year same quarter Total Income of Rs 2168.19 Crore. Company reported net profit after tax of Rs 199.65 Crore in latest quarter.


Investment Rationale
JKCE may trade at a premium to its long term historical average once the recent concerns around sharp fuel cost escalation recede. It maintains BUY with an unchanged target price of Rs3,170/sh based on 13xFY24E EV/E, implying 50% upside. JKCE remains high conviction preferred pick in the sector. Key risks: Lower demand / pricing and high cost escalation.

Promoter/FII Holdings
Promoters held 45.82 per cent stake in the company as of 31-Mar-2022, while FIIs owned 16.5 per cent, DIIs 20.63 per cent.

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