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How to buy Bharti Airtel (BHARTIARTL) shares

Learn how to easily invest in Bharti Airtel shares.

Bharti Airtel Limited is a telecom services business based in India. Bharti Airtel shares (BHARTIARTL) are listed on the NSE and all prices are listed in Indian Rupee. Bharti Airtel employs 18,329 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around INR1 trillion.

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Is it a good time to buy Bharti Airtel stock?

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Bharti Airtel shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-23.
Latest market closeINR702.35
52-week rangeINR427.50 - INR740.75
50-day moving average INR692.90
200-day moving average INR589.89
Wall St. target priceN/A
PE ratio 334.3765
Dividend yield INR0.04 (0.01%)
Earnings per share (TTM) INR2.08

Bharti Airtel stock price (NSE: BHARTIARTL)

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Bharti Airtel price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of INR702.35 from 2021-10-27

1 week (2021-10-21) 0.91%
1 month (2021-09-28) 0.89%
3 months (2021-07-28) 23.67%
6 months (2021-04-28) 29.04%
1 year (2020-10-28) 55.44%
2 years (2019-10-27) 88.25%
3 years (2018-10-26) 135.73%
5 years (2016-10-28) 120.28%

Is Bharti Airtel under- or over-valued?

Valuing Bharti Airtel stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Bharti Airtel's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Bharti Airtel's P/E ratio

Bharti Airtel's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 334x. In other words, Bharti Airtel shares trade at around 334x recent earnings.

Bharti Airtel's EBITDA

Bharti Airtel's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is INR486.6 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Bharti Airtel's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Bharti Airtel financials

Revenue TTM INR1,042.1 billion
Operating margin TTM 17.72%
Gross profit TTM INR557 billion
Return on assets TTM 3.26%
Return on equity TTM -7.94%
Profit margin 1.09%
Book value INR107.87
Market capitalisation INR3.9 trillion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Bharti Airtel's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Bharti Airtel.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Bharti Airtel's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 23.86

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Bharti Airtel's overall score of 23.86 (as at 12/31/2018) is nothing to write home about – landing it in it in the 41st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Bharti Airtel is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Bharti Airtel's environmental score

Environmental score: 3.74/100

Bharti Airtel's environmental score of 3.74 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Bharti Airtel is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Bharti Airtel's social score

Social score: 12.51/100

Bharti Airtel's social score of 12.51 puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Bharti Airtel is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Bharti Airtel's governance score

Governance score: 9.61/100

Bharti Airtel's governance score puts it squarely in the 1st percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Bharti Airtel is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Bharti Airtel's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Bharti Airtel scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Bharti Airtel hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Bharti Airtel share dividends

We're not expecting Bharti Airtel to pay a dividend over the next 12 months.

Have Bharti Airtel's shares ever split?

Bharti Airtel's shares were split on a 2:1 basis on 23 July 2009. So if you had owned 1 share the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 2 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Bharti Airtel shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 50% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for Bharti Airtel shares which in turn could have impacted Bharti Airtel's share price.

Bharti Airtel share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Bharti Airtel's shares have ranged in value from as little as INR427.5 up to INR740.75. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

BHARTIARTL.NSE volatility(beta: 0.54)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NSE average) beta is 1, while Bharti Airtel's is 0.5425. This would suggest that Bharti Airtel's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Bharti Airtel overview

Bharti Airtel Limited operates as a telecommunications company in Asia and Africa. It operates through Mobile Services India, Mobile Services Africa, Mobile Services South Asia, Airtel Business, Tower Infrastructure Services, Homes Services, Digital TV Services, and Others segments. The company's product offerings include 2G, 3G, and 4G wireless services, as well as mobile commerce, fixed line services, high speed home broadband, DTH, and enterprise services, including national and international long distance services to carriers. It also provides voice, data, video, network integration, data center, and managed services, as well as enterprise mobility applications; on-demand entertainment and streaming services, such as music and video; digital payments and financial services; and cloud and data center, cybersecurity, IoT, Ad Tech, and cloud based communication products. In addition, the company operates a submarine cable system; and provides telecom towers and related infrastructure for various mobile operators. As of August 5, 2021, it had approximately 474 million customers across its operations. Bharti Airtel Limited has collaboration with Qualcomm Technologies, Inc.

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