Tata Motors up 10%, at 3-yr excessive on robust biz outlook, brokerage improve


Shares of Tata Motors rallied 10 per cent, hitting a recent three-year excessive at Rs 368.25 on the BSE in Thursday’s intra-day commerce on expectation of robust enterprise outlook. The inventory of Tata Group, a industrial automobile firm, was buying and selling at its highest degree since April 2018. It surpassed its earlier excessive of Rs 360.65 touched on June 15, 2021.

The brokerage agency Morgan Stanley has upgraded Tata Motors with an obese ranking from equal-weight and raised goal worth to Rs 448 from Rs 298 earlier.

Tata Motors is seen extra as a Jaguar Land Rover (JLR)/international luxurious play, however we imagine the incremental upside shock will come from its Indian enterprise. We count on 2022/23 to be robust for Indian autos and Tata’s Indian enterprise, and with its lean value construction, refreshed mannequin portfolio and excessive leverage, the international brokerage agency stated.

As India’s auto cycle emerges from multi-year lows, we imagine Tata Motors will see the very best working and monetary leverage positive factors. Market-share wins in India’s passenger automobile (PV) and industrial automobile (CV) companies might additionally re-rate the title from a world luxurious play to a world and India play. In our bull case, Tata Motors reaches zero internet debt by 2024, whereas India PV and CV multiples go near friends, driving ~84 per cent upside within the title. Our base case assumes Rs 158 billion internet debt by FY24, it added.

Motilal Oswal Securities too maintains ‘purchase’ ranking on Tata Motors with goal worth of Rs 400 per share. “Restoration is underway in all of the three companies of Tata Motors. Whereas the India CV enterprise would see cyclical restoration, the India PV enterprise would witness structural restoration,” the brokerage agency stated in its inventory report.

JLR is witnessing cyclical restoration, supported by a positive product combine. Nonetheless, supply-side points would defer the restoration course of. Whereas there can be no near-term catalysts from the JLR enterprise, the India enterprise (round 50 per cent of SoTP) would put up continued restoration, the brokerage agency stated.

In the meantime, Tata Motors Differential Voting Rights (DVR) shares additionally surged 9 per cent to Rs 195.70 on the BSE. The inventory was buying and selling at its highest degree since Might 2018. DVR shares are shares which might be permitted to be issued with differential voting and differential dividend rights.

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