The Company achieved market share of 20% in SUV segment supported by strong product lineup and the management has guided, it is expected to grow in future.
Earning Highlights Q1FY24:
Maruti Suzuki Board approves acquiring shares of SMG from SMC-
As per the Management, with the growth of the Indian car market and export potential, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd (MSIL) would need to increase its production capacity to about 4 million cars per annum by 2030-31, almost double from current levels. This would happen over several locations, some of which are known and some being studied. On the other hand, given the carbon neutrality requirements, several powertrain technologies like EVs, Hybrids, CNG, Ethanol etc. will co-exist for a reasonably long period of time. Managing this scale and complexity of production with multiple powertrains, under different managements, would pose several challenges.
The Board of Directors considered this and decided that for the purpose of efficiency in production and supply chain, it is best to bring all production related activities under MSIL. Accordingly, the Board approved termination of the contract manufacturing agreement and exercising the option to acquire the shares of Suzuki Motor Gujarat Pvt Ltd (SMG) from Suzuki Motor Corporation (SMC) subject to all legal and regulatory compliances including minority shareholders’ approval.
Valuation & View:
At the CMP of Rs. 9821, the stock is trading at annualised P/E multiple of 30.60 times with the EPS of Rs. 334.
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