Escorts Kubota Ltd
Escorts Kubota Ltd (ESCORTS)

Escorts Kubota Ltd (ESCORTS)


Key Stats

Day's Price Range
52-Week Price Range
1 Month Return8.23 %
3 Month Return18.94 %
1 Year Return20.48 %

Company Financials

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Value in ₹ crore

Peer Comparsion

Rank 10
Rank 6
Rank 4
Dividend Yield
Rank 9
Rank 15
Price To Book Ratio
Rank 7
Debt To Asset
Rank 24

Company Information

Escorts Kubota Limited Formerly known as Escorts Limited is a leading engineering conglomerate operating in Agrimachinery Construction Material Handling Equipment and Railway Equipment. The Company is primarily engaged in the business of manufacturing of agricultural tractors engines for agricultural tractors construction earth moving and material handling equipment round and flat tubes heating elements double acting hydraulic shock absorbers for railways coaches centre buffer couplers automobile shock absorbers telescopic front fork Mcpherson struts brake block internal combustion engines and all types of brake used by railways. It also trades in oils lubricants implements trailers tractors compressor accessories and spares construction earth moving and material handling equipment.Escorts Kubota Limited was incorporated in the year October 17th 1944 as Escorts Agents Ltd in Lahore. The company has diversified business in three different segments viz. Agri Machinery Material Handling Construction Equipment and Railway Equipment. In the year 1951 Escorts established Indias first private Institute of Farm Mechanisation at Delhi and in the year 1953 Escorts Agents Ltd and Escorts Agriculture and Machines Ltd merged to form Escorts Agents Pvt. Ltd. The company was converted into a public limited company in December 1959 and subsequently the name was changed to Escorts Ltd in January 1960.In the year 1961 the company set up a manufacturing base at Faridabad for manufactures of tractors in collaboration with URSUS of Poland and launched Escort brand of tractors. Also they made collaboration with CEKOP of Poland for manufacture of motorcycles and scooters. The first Rajdoot motorcycle rolls off the assembly line.In the year 1969 Escorts Tractors Ltd made a technical and financial joint venture with the global giant Ford Motor Company USA for manufacturing Ford tractors in India. And in February 1 1971 the first tractor FORD 3000 rolled out of the factory. In the year 1977 the company set up their first independent RD Center namely Escorts Scientific Research Centre at Faridabad. Also they set up their second plant at Bangalore for manufacturing piston assemblies. In the year 1979 they made collaboration with JCB Excavators Ltd. UK for manufacture of excavators.In the year 1980 the company forayed into healthcare and set up Escorts Hospital and Research Center in Faridabad. In the year 1984 the company signed an agreement with the Japanese bike giant Yamaha to manufacture motorcycles with Yamaha technology. Also they made collaboration with Jeumont Schneider of France and Dynapac of Sweden to manufacture EPABX systems and vibratory road compactors respectively.In the year 1997 the company made a joint venture agreement with New Holland and launched Farmtrac Tractor. Also the made a joint venture with First Pacific Company of Hong Kong and formed Escotel Mobile Communications. In the year 1998 the company launched Powertrac tractors. They signed a MoU with Long Manufacturing Company of USA for setting up a Joint Venture in USA.In the year 1999 the company signed a MoU with a Polish Company POLMOT for assembling manufacturing and marketing of Farm Machinery. In September 1999 they set up a subsidiary namely Escosoft Technologies Ltd in the Information Technology Sector.During the year 200102 the company sold their 26 shareholding in Yamaha Motors Escorts Ltd. They entered into an agreement with Claas KgaA Germany their joint venture partner in Escorts Claas Ltd for sale of their 60 equity in the joint venture for a consideration of Euro 13.2 million. During the year Escorts Heart and Super Speciality Institute Ltd Escorts Heart Centre Ltd Automatrix India Pvt Ltd and Escorts Research and Development Ltd became the subsidiary companies.During the year 200304 Escorts Heart Institute and Research Centre Ltd a subsidiary company acquired 100 paid up equity capital of Escorts Hospital and Research Centre Ltd which had multispeciality hospital in Faridabad. In January 2004 the company entered into an agreement with Idea Cellular Ltd to divest their share in Escorts Telecommunication Ltd. During the year 200405 the Escotoonz Entertainment Pvt Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary company completed the Project KingII which was applauded in MIPCOM in France. In September 2005 the company entered into an agreement with Fortis Healthcare Ltd to divest their shares in Escorts Heart Institute Research Centre Ltd for a consideration of Rs 520 crore.During the year 200506 the company set up a new manufacturing facility in Rudrapur Uttarakhand for manufacture of new range of railway equipment. The company sold their stake in the software companies and also divested 49 stake in the joint venture Carraro India Ltd in which the company is getting out of all the unrelated business and to remain focused on the three core businesses.During the year 200607 the company embarked on entering into the manufacturing of shock absorbers for commercial vehicles.In 2010 Escorts became the first Indian company to indigenously design Backhoe Loaders. In 2011 Escorts launched Indias first inverter tractor FT45.In 2012 Escorts developed the most fuelefficient tractors Powertrac 425. During the year the company indigenously developed Bogie Mounted Brake Systems for Indian Railways. In 2013 Escorts launched Ferrari tractors the worlds best in specialty tractors in collaboration with the Italian tractor brand.In 2014 Escorts launched Farmtrac 4X4 introducing highend car technology for Indian tractors.In 2015 Escorts launched AntiLift Tractor Indias first liftresistant tractors for commercial haulage operations. During the year the company entered into Joint Venture with Amul Group for manufacturing of speciality tractors Steeltrac. During the year the company partnered with Cognizant Technology Solutions to digitally transform businesses and deliver superior customer experience.In 2016 Escorts launched Farmtrac 6090 a global tractor made in India. During the year the company also launched Jungli the highpower backhoe loader with brute force for tough operations. During the year Escorts Skill Development Centre was established to develop technical skills and make people more employable.On 11 August 2016 Escorts announced the divestment of its OEM Export business of Auto Product division to Badve Engineering Ltd. Pune in an all cash deal as a part of the planned strategic reorientation of the business to focus on core verticals in the AgriMachinery Construction equipment and Railway equipment. The Auto Products business comprises an extensive product basket catering to OEMs and replacement market in India and overseas markets for all vehicle categories including motorcycles scooters passenger cars commercial vehicles and multiutility vehicles.On 6 September 2017 Escorts launched Indias first Electric Hydrostatic concept tractor and an expanded global portfolio of tractors for the export and domestic market in 22HP to 90 HP range under flagship brands Farmtrac and Powertrac compliant with tier 4 emission norms of Europe and America amidst 43 International distributors. This includes the flagship New Escorts Tractor Series NETS with higher horse power 70 to 90 HP Compact tractors in 22 to 30 HP range Crossover tractors for both paddy and haulage applications tractors with cabin options for driving comfort along with tier 4 emission norms compliant CRDi engines which will cater to customer demands from the United States Europe Latin America Africa and ASEAN countries apart from new generation farmers in India.On 13 November 2017 Escorts introduced indigenously engineered Electric Tractor at Agritechnica 2017 Hanover Germany.On 5 February 2018 Escorts Construction Equipment Division Escorts Construction Equipment announced entering into an exclusive distribution agreement with Doosan Infracore Co. Limited South Korea Doosan for exclusive distributorship for sale and service of Doosan products for the entire Indian market. Doosan is a global leader in manufacturing and marketing of Crawler Excavators Mini Excavators and Wheel Loaders. The product range offered by Doosan complements the current product offering of Escorts Construction Equipment. With this association with Doosan Escorts Construction Equipment will be able to double its addressed market in Indian Construction Equipment ICE Industry from existing 40 to more than 80 by value. On 2 April 2018 Escorts announced that the company has increased its shareholding in its subsidiary company i.e. Escorts Securities Limited to 78 from 49 by way of acquisition of additional 35 lakh shares. On the same day Escorts announced that the company has sold its entire shareholding of 30 in its subsidiary company viz. Escorts Asset Management Limited now name changed to Quant Money Managers Limited.During FY March 31 2019 the Company has infused additional equity capital in Escorts Crop Solutions Limited subsidiary of the Company. The Company has also entered into two Joint Ventures with Japanese companies i.e. Tadano Limited and Kubota Corporation. It has made an investment of Rs 29.40 crores being 49 stake in the Equity Capital of Tadano Escorts India Private Limited being the Joint Venture of the Company with Tadano Limited Japan and Rs 60 crores being 40 stake in the Equity Capital of Escorts Kubota India Private Limited being the Joint Venture of the Company with Kubota Corporation Japan. In 2019 the Company introduced Indias first autonomous tractor concept. It collaborated with Kubota to develop valueoriented tractorsthat cater to farming requirements in India and overseas markets. It tied up with seven technology leaders like Microsoft Reliance JioTrimble Samvardhana Motherson Group WABCO Bosch and AVL. A joint venture was formed with JV Tadano to produce specialized cranes that address high capacity use cases.During FY20 Company set up the Rajan Nanda Innovation Lab RNIL to incubate new promising and disruptive business ideas. It launched Indias first hybrid tractor concept hybrid backhoe loader concept and multiutility rural transport vehicle concept. During FY March 31 2020 the Company has infused additional equity capital in Escorts Crop Solutions Limited subsidiary of the Company and Escorts Kubota India Private Limited Joint Venture.In FY 2021 the Company launched premium Whiteline series in ECE segment. It developed a brake system indigenously for RED. The Kubota tractor production was commenced and was the first company to receive Budni Certification for its electric tractors. A large number of products were introduced for domestic as well as export markets. In the Farmtrac portfolio it launched new PowerMaxx series in higher HP and Champion series in lower HP segment and in Powertrac portfolio NEXT series in higher hp and RDX series in lower hp segment. During the year 2021 the Board of Directors of the Company had approved the allotment of 12257688 Equity Shares of Rs. 10/ each at a premium of Rs 840/ each for a total consideration of Rs 1041.90 crores to M/s Kubota Corporation Japan. During FY March 31 2021 the Company has infused additional equity capital in Subsidiary Escorts Crop Solutions Limited Tadano Escorts India Private Limited Joint Venture and Escorts Kubota India Private Limited Joint Venture respectively. It has also entered into another Joint Venture with Kubota Corporation Japan during the year. The Company has made an investment of Rs 90 crores being 40 stake in the Equity Capital of Kubota Agricultural Machinery India Private Limited being the Joint Venture of Company with Kubota Corporation.During the FY 202122 the Company allotted 9363726 shares on preferential allotment basis of face value Rs. 10 each at a premium of Rs. 1990 each for a total consideration of Rs. 1872.75 crores. During FY 2022 Escorts Limited Kubota Corporation reinforce their longstanding partnership. Kubota increased its stake in Escorts Limited with this Kubota Corporation became a joint promoter along with existing promoter of Escorts. It launched 7 new products under EAM 6 new products under ECE and 3 new products launched under RED.
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