Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Condition. India Ltd

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1156.904.70 (0.41%)

03:54 PM,26th Feb 2024

1152.005.00 (0.44%)

04:01 PM,26th Feb 2024

BSE : 523398


Sector : Engineering

ISIN Code : INE782A01015

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Last Updated: Feb 26 2024 | 04:01 PM IST

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52-WK High


52-WK High Date

17 Aug 2023

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52-WK Low Date

08 Aug 2023

All Time High


All Time High Date

13 Mar 2020

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All Time Low Date

08 Oct 2001

Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Condition. India Ltd

Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning India Company (formerly known as Hitachi Home and Life Solutions (India) Limited) was incorporated in December 07 1984 as 'Acquest Air Conditioning Systems Private Limited'. It was converted into a deemed public limited company in Jun.'89. The Company is engaged in the business of manufacturing selling and trading of `Hitachi' brand of Air conditioners refrigerators chillers and VRF (variable refrigerant flow) systems. Manufacturing facility for Air conditioners is set up at Kadi (North Gujarat). It provides a diversified range of customized and innovative air conditioning products. The Company possesses a wide distribution network with 4 regional offices 18 branch offices above 10000 sales points and more than 1500 service points. On 22 Jan.' 99 the Company issued 5165490 equity shares to Hitachi Japan and Hitachi India Pvt Ltd. on prefrential basis making Hitachi group co-promoter of the company along with Lalbhai group. Subsequently it has been renamed Amtrex Hitachi Appliances Ltd.It has a technical collaboration with Hitachi Japan. Amtrex is a leading manufacturer of air-conditioners. It has two plants one at Kadi Gujarat (a backward area) manufacturing air-conditioning and refrigeration appliances and other durables the other at Silvassa manufacturing air-conditioners. It currently manufactures room air-conditioners consisting of window split and multi-split air-conditioners under a technical collaboration with Hitachi Japan and markets them under the Amtrex brand. AHAL has entered into a joint venture with Cornelius US which will hold 51% of the equity in the venture. In May 2000 the company introduced 'Kalmin' a new 1.5-ton window AC with a unique feature of sleep mode which saves on power to a extent of 34%.The company has adopted the technology route and is constantly developing and introducing new models along with upgrading existing models in all categories of Air-conditioning products.During 2000-01 the company has introduced new 'LOGICOOL' range of Window and Split Air-conditioners.During the year 2003 the company changed its name to 'Hitachi Home & Life Solutions (India) Ltd.'The Company had vide Letter of Offer dated 27 February 2013 offered fully paid-up Equity Shares at a price of Rs. 130 per Equity Share (including face value of Rs. 10 per Equity Share and share premium of Rs. 120 per Equity Share) to the Equity Shareholders of the Company on a Rights Basis in the ratio of 1 Equity Share for every 5 Equity Shares held by the Equity Shareholders on the record date i.e. 6 March 2013. Company has made allotment of 4230876 Equity Shares on 8 April 2013 aggregating to Rs. 5500 Lacs. Proceeds of the Rights issue has been fully utilized for the objects stated in the Offer Document.During the year 2015 the Company shifted Jammu manufacturing facilities to its main plant at Karan Nagar Kadi Dist.: Mehsana Gujarat to centralise the production activity.During the year 2016 the Company developed a Heat Pump Inverter Air conditioner which can operate from -10 to 52C.The Company developed smart i-connect range of Split Air conditioners with Wi-Fi connectivity which can be operated from any Android or Apple (iOS) Smart Phone. Apart from innovation in Split ACs the Company's R&D facility also started a local production of 4 - way cassette indoor units and started development of the DX kit to operate Air Handling Units (AHUs) with Set Free Outdoor units in FY 2016.In FY 2016 the Company launched its new range of Air Purifiers which caters to increasing demand of Air purifiers in Delhi and other Metro cities.On 1st October 2015 Johnson Controls Inc. and Hitachi Appliances Japan completed a global joint venture and commenced the operations of 'Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning'. Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning India Limited is a subsidiary of Johnson Controls- Hitachi Air Conditioning. Consequent to the above change the name of the India unit has been changed from Hitachi Home & Life Solutions (India) Limited to Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Conditioning India Limited on 19 August 2016. Through this joint venture the Company has combined the rich heritage and innovative technology of Hitachi with the industry leading expertise and global network of Johnson Controls.The Company launched the 6.1 ISEER Split Inverter Air Conditioner in the Indian market during FY 2016.In FY2016 the Company developed DFET (Dual Flow Expansion Technology) and launched 5 star rated machine in 2.0 TR capacity which is the only 5 star rated model in India in its class and introduced inverter type 'Spacemaker' models for telecom sector which save 30% more power as compared to the conventional 'Spacemaker' Model. Additionally two APF Labs upto 3 TR capacity for room Air conditioners were also installed. These labs have (National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories) NABL accreditation too.During the year 2019 the Company has setup the global design center and spent capital expenditure of Rs 610 million.During the year 2019 the Company started providing design and development services to Group Company to design and/or support development and improvement of features in new and existing air conditioning products.In FY'20 the Company introduced airCloud Pro in Indian Market which helped customer in accessing and controlling entire VRF systemcentrally. It inaugurated new Global Development Center (GDC) in Kadi Gujarat (India) on 4th Oct 2019. It introduced `Hitachi air' concept for a perfectly balanced and harmonious indoor air experience. It ventured into export business segment and started exporting products to to South Asian countries like Nepal Bhutan Sri Lanka and Maldives and South East Asian Countries like Indonesia and Vietnam. In February 2021 Company had made a robust plan for summer season of 2020 with new product offerings with latest technology and advanced features and was ready to reach out to the customer through strong & nationwide channel network with aggressive marketing strategies & plans. It launched new products viz. Kiyora - 5 star Inverter series and Shizen - 3 star inverter series. Apart from new design aesthetics of Kiyora & Shizen it introduced a unique feature called `Ambience Light' to choose the preferred ambience at a glance to the Air Conditioner. Other features added in existing range of products included (a) WiFi technology Split AC model featured with voice command & mobile app control of Split AC from anywhere (b) Frost wash technology in 3 star inverter category which cleans the evaporator coil with just a press of a button (c) Heat pump Inverter model which can work between -20 deg C to +52 deg C in 3 star category which is an addition to already having similar feature in 5 star model. [Heat pump models are popular in Northern region] (d) Inverter compressor technology introduced for window AC category (e) expanded the large tonnage capacity range of Takeshi model ranging from 1.7 Tr to 3.1 Tr for big size rooms and (f) Launched 1.0 TR Inverter Split AC in fresh look with introduction of stunning design of outdoor unit & new indoor unit.With the change in the star rating criteria from July 2022 it upgraded and launched ready models from the current line up to qualify for new star rating. It strengthened the sales channel & registered more than 45% growth in Inverter Split Air conditioners & more than 17% growth in Fixed speed Split AC category. The Company worked on strengthening existing channels expanding nationwide service network bringingefficiencies to supply chain enriching product portfolio which helped increasing its presence in Tier 2 & 3 cities as well. It introduced VRF Sigma series in the Indian market and became the only Japanese brand having biggest single module upto 24 HP and combination upto 96 HP. VRF Sigma series adopted all inverter compressor design with newly designed high efficiency DC inverter compressor having precise frequency control in the range of 0.1Hz increments with 110 steps. It launched SideSmartTM in 2021 with a leading-edge design and technology.

Johnson Controls-Hitachi Air Condition. India Ltd - Key Fundamentals

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P/E Ratio (X) [S]


Face Value (₹) 10
Latest Dividend (%)15.00
Latest Dividend Date 08 Aug 2019
Dividend Yield (%) -
Book Value Share (₹) [S]206.84
P/B Ratio (₹) [S]5.59
[*C] Consolidated [*S] Standalone

Funds Owing this Stock

Scheme Name Amount Invested ( ₹ Cr ) No Of Shares Net Asset (%)
Groww Nifty Total Market Index Fund-Regular (G) 0.00 41 0.00
Groww Nifty Total Market Index Fund-Direct (G) 0.00 41 0.00

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25-10-2022Centrum Accumulate 1304

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Share Price Returns

1 Week3.91%4.29%0.110.00%
1 Month0.18%0.26%2.963.60%
3 Month-3.14%-3.35%10.3411.76%
6 Month-7.19%-7.21%12.1814.83%
1 Year-4.94%-4.83%22.4126.66%
3 Year-55.16%-55.07%48.2552.26%

Company Info

Company Information

Non-Exec. & Independent Dir. : Mukesh Patel

Company Sec. & Compli. Officer : Parag Dave

Non-Exec. & Independent Dir. : Ashok Balwani

Non-Exec & Non-Independent Dir : Yoshikazu Ishihara

Managing Director : Sanjay Sudhakaran

Independent Director : Shalini Kamath

Chairman : Nobuyuki Tao

Registered Office: 9th Floor Abhijeet Building, Mithakhalli Six Rd Ellisbridge,Ahmedabad,Gujarat-380006 Ph: 91-79-26402024