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L&T vs ABB (Switz.) - Comparison Results

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Larsen & Toubro (L&T) is India's largest engineering company with expertise in wide areas like infrastructure, oil and gas, power and process. The company has broadly segregated its business into three key segments Engineering and Construction (E&C),... More

ABB (Switz.)

ABB is a global leader in power and automation technologies. Based in Zurich, Switzerland, the company was incorporated in 1988. The company is one of the largest industrial motors and drives supplier. It is also a supplier of power grids and provide... More



 L&T   ABB
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,5931,843-   
Low Rs1,1771,442-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs1,171.71,170.3-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs69.576.2-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs94.9114.6-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs21.0048.97-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.53.0 50.9%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs538.2478.0-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m932.972,314.74-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOP--  
Price / Sales ratio x1.21.4 84.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x19.921.6 92.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x14.614.3 101.8%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.63.4 74.9%  
Dividend payout %30.264.2 47.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m1,292,1633,801,825 34.0%   
No. of employees `00041.5140.4 29.5%   
Total wages/salary Rs m138,5310-   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th26,361.819,293.7 136.6%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th3,340.80-   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th1,564.11,256.5 124.5%   
Net Sales Rs m1,093,1182,708,838 40.4%  
Other income Rs m14,0105,441 257.5%   
Total revenues Rs m1,107,1282,714,279 40.8%   
Gross profit Rs m116,015372,899 31.1%  
Depreciation Rs m23,69988,753 26.7%   
Interest Rs m13,39824,620 54.4%   
Profit before tax Rs m92,927264,967 35.1%   
Minority Interest Rs m-5,372-8,433 63.7%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1,2141,632 -74.4%   
Tax Rs m21,48681,748 26.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m64,855176,418 36.8%  
Gross profit margin %10.613.8 77.1%  
Effective tax rate %23.130.9 74.9%   
Net profit margin %5.96.5 91.1%  
Current assets Rs m754,5331,699,298 44.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m615,9901,059,596 58.1%   
Net working cap to sales %12.723.6 53.7%  
Current ratio x1.21.6 76.4%  
Inventory Days Days1449 28.1%  
Debtors Days Days93102 92.0%  
Net fixed assets Rs m299,751384,393 78.0%   
Share capital Rs m1,866120,854 1.5%   
"Free" reserves Rs m500,2990-   
Net worth Rs m502,1651,106,455 45.4%   
Long term debt Rs m673,406499,057 134.9%   
Total assets Rs m2,120,5972,956,055 71.7%  
Interest coverage x7.911.8 67.5%   
Debt to equity ratio x1.30.5 297.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.9 56.3%   
Return on assets %3.76.8 54.3%  
Return on equity %12.915.9 81.0%  
Return on capital %8.517.6 48.2%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m15,4360-   
From Operations Rs m62,349261,498 23.8%  
From Investments Rs m-97,402-76,239 127.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m35,271-205,662 -17.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m217-20,403 -1.1%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for ABB (Switz.) is United States Dollars. All data has been converted at 68.01 Rs / USD

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