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Dabur: Sluggish topline, improved OPM

Oct 30, 2002

Dabur India, the ayurvedic products major, has reported a marginal 2% topline growth during the September quarter 2002. The company had reported a 7% topline growth during the June quarter. Cost efficiencies led to a 160 basis point expansion in operating margins, thus helping the company report nearly 24% growth in 2QFY03 net profit.

Dabur: Encouraging numbers…

Jul 31, 2002

Dabur India, the ayurvedic products major, has reported an encouraging 7% topline growth in June quarter. It ability to control costs led to a 100 basis point expansion in operating margins, thus helping the company report an over 30% growth in 1QFY03.

Dabur: In a trough

Jun 12, 2002

Slowdown and competition seems to have finally caught with Dabur Limited, India's largest ayurvedic FMCG company. In 4QFY02, the company actually reported an 8% decline in topline (the first negative in last few years). Its net profit saw a 67% decline during the said quarter.

Dabur: The pressure continues

Feb 5, 2002

Dabur India Limited, the ayurvedic products major, reported a marginal 1% increase in topline and a mere 2% growth in net profits during the December quarter of FY02.

Dabur: Sluggish numbers

Nov 28, 2001

Dabur India declared its first half FY02 results yesterday. The company reported a small 3% growth in turnover and a 13% growth in bottomline during this period. Comparing 2QFY02 with the corresponding quarter last year, Dabur managed a 5% growth in turnover and a 10% growth in net profits.

Dabur: Topline concerns

Jul 26, 2001

Dabur India has posted a 23% growth in 1QFY02 net profit to Rs 88 m. This growth in bottomline has come despite a negligible topline growth. Reduction of interest cost by 8% and an 11% jump in other income contributed to the company's bottomline growth.

Dabur 3QFY01 net jumps 42%

Jan 30, 2001

Dabur India, the ayurvedic products giant has declared a 42% jump in its 3QFY01 bottomline. This surge was on the back of a 10% jump in its topline during the period.

Dabur: In the reckoning

Aug 31, 2000

Dabur India, the 115 year old FMCG ‘ayurvedic’ company operates in the niche natural/ayurvedic products segment with a product folio of over 500 products. But despite its range, investors have been wary of investing in this company simply because of its unrelated diversifications and a family run business.

Dabur and Zandu: Distant cousins

May 19, 2000

To a layman Dabur and Zandu are companies operating in the niche ayurveda segment. At first glance these companies seem alike because of their 'ayurvedic' image. But probe a little further and you find two very different entities.

Disappointing results from Zandu

Feb 2, 2000

Zandu's turnover has declined 16.6% while the net profits have declined by 21%. The company has been sucessful in mainting its operating margins.

Dabur in talks for Zandu for possible merger

Dec 24, 1999

A possible merger between the two ‘Chyavanprash’ giants Dabur and Zandu is brewing. Dabur has reportedly offered the Zandu management a price of Rs. 6800-7000 per share. Both the management’s have however denied the talks.

Zandu posts 26% decline in net

Oct 27, 1999

Zandu Pharmaceuticals has posted a 26% decline in net during the quarter ended 30th September 1999. The company has been adversely affected by the sharp jump in interest and depreciation expenditure.

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