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BIOCON vs ACTAVIS (US) - Comparison Results

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Biocon is India's largest biotechnology company with presence in biopharmaceuticals, custom research and clinical research. It started as an enzymes manufacturer and later evolved into an integrated biopharmaceutical company. The company has two subs... More


Actavis, Inc. is a global, integrated specialty pharmaceutical company focused on developing, manufacturing and distributing generic, brand and biosimilar products. It develops, manufactures and market generic, branded generic, legacy brands and Over... More



5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,18818,935-   
Low Rs30511,550-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs68.73,409.7-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs7.6-425.5-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs14.0312.8-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.000-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.10-  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs86.37,395.5-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m600.00265.90-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions IS--  
Price / Sales ratio x10.94.5 243.0%   
Avg P/E ratio x98.9-35.8 -275.9%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x53.448.7 109.7%  
Price / Book Value ratio x8.62.1 419.5%  
Dividend payout %13.20-   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m447,9004,052,964 11.1%   
No. of employees `0006.121.6 28.5%   
Total wages/salary Rs m9,3110-   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th6,705.841,973.8 16.0%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,514.20-   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th736.9-5,237.9 -14.1%   
Net Sales Rs m41,234906,633 4.5%  
Other income Rs m2,062-2,263 -91.1%   
Total revenues Rs m43,296904,371 4.8%   
Gross profit Rs m8,291116,470 7.1%  
Depreciation Rs m3,851196,319 2.0%   
Interest Rs m61528,597 2.2%   
Profit before tax Rs m5,887-110,709 -5.3%   
Minority Interest Rs m2130-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-8,121 0.0%   
Tax Rs m1,569-5,692 -27.6%   
Profit after tax Rs m4,531-113,138 -4.0%  
Gross profit margin %20.112.8 156.5%  
Effective tax rate %26.75.1 518.4%   
Net profit margin %11.0-12.5 -88.1%  
Current assets Rs m41,486477,680 8.7%   
Current liabilities Rs m21,413348,369 6.1%   
Net working cap to sales %48.714.3 341.3%  
Current ratio x1.91.4 141.3%  
Inventory Days Days6458 110.2%  
Debtors Days Days9466 142.1%  
Net fixed assets Rs m50,661110,709 45.8%   
Share capital Rs m3,0000-   
"Free" reserves Rs m48,8080-   
Net worth Rs m51,8081,966,455 2.6%   
Long term debt Rs m17,8981,030,461 1.7%   
Total assets Rs m99,8973,603,864 2.8%  
Interest coverage x10.6-2.9 -368.2%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.30.5 65.9%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.40.3 164.1%   
Return on assets %5.2-2.3 -219.6%  
Return on equity %8.7-5.8 -152.0%  
Return on capital %9.6-3.0 -320.0%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m4,7100-   
From Operations Rs m6,621155,687 4.3%  
From Investments Rs m-6,840-372,773 1.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,397209,445 -1.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-2,612-7,642 34.2%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for ACTAVIS (US) is United States Dollars. All data has been converted at 69.41 Rs / USD

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