Let’s study some Indian footwear companies and do a detailed quantitative analysis, we have selected the following companies for study and analysis (the companies are selected on the basis of market cap, the top 7 companies of that sector according to market cap): –

  1. Bata India
  2. Relaxo Footwears
  3. Mirza International
  4. Khadim’s
  5. Sreeleathers
  6. Liberty Shoes
  7. Superhouse Group
Sr. No. Company Name Market Cap (Rs. Crore)
1 Bata India vs Relaxo Footwears 14,542
2 Bata India vs Relaxo FootwearsBata India vs Relaxo Footwears 9,076
3 Mirza International 970
4 Khadim’s 944
5 Sreeleathers 611
6 Liberty Shoes 285
7 Superhouse Group 147

This analysis is done with the only purpose of screening out good companies. Analysis done is completely on quantitative basis. No suggestions are being made to directly go and invest in the top scoring companies of this analysis.

The top 100 companies according to the market capitalization are called as the large cap companies. Companies from 101 to 250 (based on market capitalization) are the mid-cap companies and the rest, that is above 250 are the small cap companies.

Bata India vs Relaxo Footwears have just become mid cap companies. And all the others (Mirza International, Khadim’s, Sreeleathers, Liberty Shoes & Superhouse Group) are small cap companies. The analysis of these companies is going to be based on the following parameters. They are as follows: –

  1. What is PE Ratio
  2. What is ROCE (Return on Capital Employed)
  3. What is ROE (Retuen on Equity)
  4. Debt to Equity Ratio (DE Ratio)
  5. 5 Years Sales Growth
  6. 5 Years Net Profit Growth

These parameters play an important role in the analysis of any company. This does not mean that one should be dependent only on these, but these parameters are crucial for initial screening.

First, we have given the companies their ranks and then accordingly we have assigned scores to those companies from 1 to 7, where 1 being the least and 7 being highest score. (total number of companies taken here are 7, that’s why the mentioned scoring card)

What is PE Ratio

Sr. No. Company Name PE Ratio Rank Score
1 Bata India vs Relaxo FootwearsBata India vs Relaxo Footwears 56.26 7 1
2 Bata India vs Relaxo FootwearsBata India vs Relaxo Footwears 51.26 6 2
3 Mirza International 13.31 2 6
4 Khadim’s 26.92 4 4
5 Sreeleathers 25.2 3 5
6 Liberty Shoes 30.61 5 3
7 Superhouse Group 6.68 1 7

What is PE Ratio is nothing but what price an investor is paying for 1 rupee of earning. The company which has the highest PE ratio has been given number 7 rank and the company which has the lowest PE ratio has been given number 1 rank. But the company which has the highest PE ratio has been given the lowest score.

Bata India vs Relaxo Footwears has the highest What is PE Ratio and thus got number 7 rank and scored 1. Superhouse Group has the lowest PE ratio and thus scored number 1 rank and a score of 7.

What is ROCE (Return on Capital Employed)

Sr. No. Company Name ROCE Rank Score
1 Bata India vs Relaxo FootwearsBata India vs Relaxo Footwears 25.43% 2 6
2 Bata India vs Relaxo Footwears 29.63% 1 7
3 Mirza International 19.01% 4 4
4 Khadim’s 21.73% 3 5
5 Sreeleathers 12.77% 5 3
6 Liberty Shoes 9.40% 6 2
7 Superhouse Group 7.37% 7 1

The company which has the highest ROCE has the highest rank and has also been given the highest points. And the company which has the lowest ROCE has the lowest rank and has also been given the lowest score.

Relaxo Footwears has the number 1 rank and scored 7 points. And Superhouse Group has the lowest rank (7th) and scored 1 point.

What is ROE (Retuen on Equity)

Sr. No. Company Name ROE Rank Score
1 Bata India 16.02% 2 6
2 Relaxo Footwears 23.51% 1 7
3 Mirza International 14.73% 4 4
4 Khadim’s 16.00% 3 5
5 Sreeleathers 8.39% 5 3
6 Liberty Shoes 4.31% 6 2
7 Superhouse Group 3.79% 7 1

ROE has been analyzed on the same basis as ROCE. The company which has the highest ROE has the highest rank and has also been given the highest points. And the company which has the lowest ROE has the lowest rank and has also been given the lowest score.

Here too, Relaxo Footwears ranked 1st as it had the highest ROE and thus scored 7. And Superhouse Group again ranked 7th as it had the lowest ROE and thus scored 1.

Debt to Equity Ratio (DE Ratio)

Sr. No. Company Name DE Ratio Rank Score
1 Bata India 0 6 7
2 Relaxo Footwears 0.2 5 5
3 Mirza International 0.5 3 3
4 Khadim’s 0.26 4 4
5 Sreeleathers 0 6 7
6 Liberty Shoes 0.66 2 2
7 Superhouse Group 0.68 1 1

A lower Debt to Equity Ratio (DE Ratio) means that the company doesn’t require debt for its growth or for its working capital. That is the debt component of that company is very low and it can run its operations smoothly using the existing equity or reserves & surplus.

The company which has the highest DE ratio has the least score and the company with lowest DE ratio has the highest score.

Bata India & Sreeleathers being a 0-debt companies have scored 7. Superhouse Group has the highest DE ratio and has thus scored 1.

5 Years Growths

Sr. No. Company Name 5 Years Sales Growth Rank Score
1 Bata India 7.37% 5 3
2 Relaxo Footwears 14.81% 2 6
3 Mirza International 8.60% 4 4
4 Khadim’s 0.00% 7 1
5 Sreeleathers 21.40% 1 7
6 Liberty Shoes 10.16% 3 5
7 Superhouse Group 1.71% 6 2
Sr. No. Company Name 5 Years Net Profit Growth Rank Score
1 Bata India 5.43% 4 4
2 Relaxo Footwears 29.10% 1 7
3 Mirza International 12.59% 3 5
4 Khadim’s 0.00% 5 3
5 Sreeleathers 23.93% 2 6
6 Liberty Shoes -0.58% 6 2
7 Superhouse Group -13.85% 7 1

The company with the highest 5 Year CAGR in Sales and Net Profit get the highest rank and thus gets the highest score. And Vice-Versa.

Sreeleathers has scored 7 in 5 Year Sales Growth and Relaxo Footwears has scored 7 in 5 Year Net Profit Growth, as they have the highest 5 years sales & net profit growth.

And Khadim’s has scored 1 in 5 Year Sales Growth as its data is not available and Superhouse Group has scored 1 in 5 Year Net Profit Growth as it has the lowest 5 net profit growth.

Final Standings

Rank Company Name Final Score
1 Relaxo Footwears 34
2 Sreeleathers 31
3 Bata India 27
4 Mirza International 26
5 Khadim’s 22
6 Liberty Shoes 16
7 Superhouse Group 13

Bata India vs Relaxo Footwears is on the 1st position with 34 points, Sreeleathers on 2nd with 31 points, Bata India vs Relaxo Footwears on 3rd with 27 points and Superhouse Group is on the last position, that is 8th with just 13 points. Relaxo Footwears obviously scored well has it has very good fundamentals.

Even though Sreeleathers is a small cap company, it still look very good in all parameters. Having ‘0’ D/E ratio for a small cap company is very good as it will have nice potentials of growths.

The point here is to focus on the fundamentals of the company. Here, we have analyzed the company based on their current fundamentals. Also, the qualitative analysis of these companies will provide with a better outlook towards them. And quantitative analysis along with qualitative analysis will give a better understanding of which company is worth investing from here on.

Note:

  • We are not, in any case, suggesting buying stocks of any of the companies mentioned above. We have just provided a study on these companies.
  • All the data used is of Trailing Twelve Month (TTM)

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