M&M’s Q2FY22 EBITDA at Rs 16.5 bn got here consistent with consensus. Key highlights: (i) Robust UV efficiency. (ii) A structured launch pipeline in UVs, CVs, tractors and EVs over FY23–26. (iii) Auto subsidiaries sustained their Ebit-positive journey.
M&M continues to stroll the discuss on two key RoIC drags: UVs and subsidiary losses. Nonetheless, recognising the prices and aggressive pressures, we’re reducing FY23e EPS by 11%. Keep ‘Purchase’ with an SoTP-based TP of Rs 1,098 (earlier Rs 1,111) as we roll ahead the numbers to Mar-23e (unchanged valuation).
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Q2FY22: Good displaying
Standalone income at Rs 133 bn (up 15% y-o-y) was 7% above estimate. Nonetheless, commodity value strain led to in-line (consensus) Ebitda of Rs 16.5 bn (down 22% y-o-y). The FES section continues to do properly (ASP up 4% q-o-q/6% y-o-y). Consequently income at Rs 55 bn (up 1% y-o-y) outgrew quantity decline of 5%. Automotive income at Rs 80 bn reported robust y-o-y/q-o-q progress led by combine in addition to pricing motion. FES subsidiaries reported the second consecutive quarter of Rs 1 bn+ revenue. Auto section volumes slid 32K attributable to ECU shortages. Whereas the availability of chips stays dynamic, the worst is behind as Covid-induced shortages have been extreme in latest months.
Guiding lights: 15–20% 3-year income CAGR aspiration and 18% RoE
We anticipate money flows of the auto and tractor companies to be largely utilised thereof. Funding in group firms will likely be funded by dividend/different asset monetisation. Mgmt outlined a structured product pipeline (together with upgrades, EV launches). By FY27, M&M will launch ten UVs (together with 5 EVs), 13 tractors (two EVs), aside from a sequence of implements and 17 LCVs/3W (5 EVs). In UVs, the main focus will likely be on core SUV (overlaying 70% of market).
Outlook: Re-rating potential exists
Because the RoIC drags get addressed, the true franchise worth of the tractor and LCV enterprise can be recognised. Moreover, RoIC drags will begin contributing to money move post-restructuring. Keep ‘BUY/SO’ with an SoTP-based TP of Rs 1,098. M&M is buying and selling at FY22/23e PE of 22x/22.9x (ex-listed subsidiaries).