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PFIZER vs ACTAVIS (US) - Comparison Results

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Pfizer India is a 71% subsidiary of the world's largest pharmaceuticals company Pfizer Inc. Pfizer derives a larger share of its revenues from the pharmaceuticals division (81%). The company also has presence in the animal health (13%) and clinical d... 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



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High Rs2,36519,099-   
Low Rs1,62511,650-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs430.33,439.2-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs78.7-429.2-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs93.2315.5-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs20.000-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.00-  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs586.57,459.4-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m45.75265.90-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x4.64.5 103.7%   
Avg P/E ratio x25.3-35.8 -70.8%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x21.448.7 43.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x3.42.1 165.0%  
Dividend payout %25.40-   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m91,2714,087,999 2.2%   
No. of employees `0002.621.6 12.2%   
Total wages/salary Rs m3,1430-   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th7,484.842,336.6 17.7%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,195.00-   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th1,369.1-5,283.2 -25.9%   
Net Sales Rs m19,685914,471 2.2%  
Other income Rs m1,143-2,282 -50.1%   
Total revenues Rs m20,828912,188 2.3%   
Gross profit Rs m5,003117,477 4.3%  
Depreciation Rs m663198,016 0.3%   
Interest Rs m428,844 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m5,479-111,666 -4.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-8,191 0.0%   
Tax Rs m1,878-5,741 -32.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m3,601-114,116 -3.2%  
Gross profit margin %25.412.8 197.8%  
Effective tax rate %34.35.1 666.8%   
Net profit margin %18.3-12.5 -146.6%  
Current assets Rs m24,167481,809 5.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m9,544351,380 2.7%   
Net working cap to sales %74.314.3 520.8%  
Current ratio x2.51.4 184.7%  
Inventory Days Days5558 94.9%  
Debtors Days Days2966 43.3%  
Net fixed assets Rs m9,514111,666 8.5%   
Share capital Rs m4580-   
"Free" reserves Rs m26,3750-   
Net worth Rs m26,8321,983,453 1.4%   
Long term debt Rs m251,039,368 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m36,9003,635,017 1.0%  
Interest coverage x1,305.5-2.9 -45,467.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.5 0.2%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.3 212.1%   
Return on assets %9.8-2.3 -416.5%  
Return on equity %13.4-5.8 -233.2%  
Return on capital %20.4-3.0 -678.1%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m-1,4660-   
From Operations Rs m3,318157,032 2.1%  
From Investments Rs m-2,383-375,996 0.6%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-1,104211,255 -0.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-169-7,708 2.2%  
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 70.01 Rs / USD

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