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    Microsec Research1st May 2014

    We rate Escorts (Escorts) Limited a BUY. Escorts was incorporated in the year 1944 Escorts Agents. It has played a pivotal role in the agricultural growth of India for over fivedecades. One of the leading tractor manufacturers of the country, Escorts offers acomprehensive range of tractors, more than 45 variants starting from 25 to 80 HP. Escort,Farmtrac and Powertrac are the widely accepted and preferred brands of tractors from thehouse of Escorts. A leading material handling and construction equipment manufacturer, thecompany manufactures and markets a diverse range of equipment like cranes, loaders,vibratory rollers and forklifts. The company today is the world's largest Pick 'n' CarryHydraulic Mobile Crane manufacturer.


    Investment Highlights

    Stable government-positive for the company: The focus on Agriculture and mechanizatioof farm sector is on the agenda of the new government and we expect that the newgovernment would lead to the development of the Agriculture and construction sectors as awhole. We expect that the higher Agri and construction activities result in the higher needof the tractors and agri equipments in the days to come. Higher revenue and betterrealizations would improve the margins of the company and boost the financials. The stablegovernments focus on Agriculture and construction sectors may also benefit of thecompany.

    Strong Revenue growth in December 2013 Quater: The Company has shown robust growin Revenue during the quarter ended December, 2013. Revenue of the company has grownby 12.78% to INR1160 crore in comparison to INR1028 crore. EBITDA of the companyimproved from INR53 crore to INR71 and PAT improved from INR28 to INR60 on back thehigher tractors sales. Expansion plans: Escorts is doubling the capacity of its Rudrapur plant. Escorts areexpanding our Rudarpur plant and would double its production capacity. Escortsmanufacture shock absorbers and struts at Rudarpur at Udham Singh Nagar in Uttrakhand.The installed capacity is to manufacture 1.5 lakhs shock absorbers per month and it would beexpanded up to 5,00,000 numbers per month. The Company is also scouting for new marketsglobally. The company started exporting tractors to Australia. The company exports itstractors to European markets and Latin America.

    Escorts Ltd

    BUY Sector Automobiles Tractors

    oj Singh ail ID [email protected]

    t Market Price (INR) 130Price 193

    e Potential 48%ek High/Low (INR) 145/60t Capitalization (In INR Cr.) 1,652

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    CLOSE(Escorts Ltd) CLOSE(SENSEX)

    Code 500495Code ESCORTSmberg Ticker ESCO INers Ticker ESC.BOValue (INR) 10.00y Share Capital (In INR Cr.) 119.27 vs Sensex 1.28







    h reholding

    Notes- *Financial year ended Sep, consolidate and EPS is base on no of equity share 11.93

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    At the CMP of INR130, the stock is trading at a P/E of 8x its FY14E EPS of INR16.28 and 6.5x

    its FY15E EPS of INR19.94. The company has sound business model and ROE is expected topick up. We assign a P/E multiple of 9.7x to its FY15E EPS to arrive at a Target price ofINR193 for a time period of 12 months.

    Key Concern

    Slowdown Economic is the key risk to the company.

    Lower Tractors sales may impact the companys profitability.

    Insufficient monsoon

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    Microsec Research1st May 2014

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