Redington (India) – I

I came across Redington as I was searching for companies that would indirectly benefit by increased penetration of Apple in the Indian market.

Numbers and Narratives

Redington (India) is a leader in IT product distribution business. It operates primarily in India, Middle East and Africa. I expect the company to continue its robust growth due to the proliferaion of digital devices in the emerging geographies. I expect the margins to decrease to 1.5% as competiton increases.

The core numbers that I arrive at based on the story are

  • Compounded revenue growth for next 5 years = 10% (10% historical)
  • EBIT margin in year 10 = 1.5% (~2% historical)
  • Initial cost of capital = 11.15%


I’ve used the above numbers along with the financial information to compute my DCF valuation for Redington (India) as seen below.

As you can see, the valuation price came out to ₹326.06, about 86% higher than the last traded price of ₹174.75.



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