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ALEMBIC LTD vs MERCK LTD - Comparison Results

ALEMBIC LTD    Change

Alembic Limited, in its 99 years of existence, has evolved from being a tincture manufacturer to one of the prominent indigenous pharma companies in India. It is among the top players in the macrolides (anti-infective) and anti-microbials (animal hea... More

MERCK LTD 
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Merck, the Indian arm of Merck KgaA (Germany), is a relatively smaller player among MNC pharma majors in the country. Merck has two business segments namely Pharmaceuticals and Chemicals. The pharmaceutical business, accounting for 68% of total sales... More

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Current Valuations

    ALEMBIC LTD MERCK LTD ALEMBIC LTD/
MERCK LTD
 
P/E (TTM) x 83.0 27.1 305.8% View Chart
P/BV x 3.1 3.0 101.5% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.4 0.9 39.1%  

Financials

 ALEMBIC LTD   MERCK LTD
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    ALEMBIC LTD
Mar-16
MERCK LTD
Dec-16
ALEMBIC LTD/
MERCK LTD
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs531,060 5.0%   
Low Rs29623 4.7%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs4.7632.4 0.7%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs8.845.7 19.2%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs9.062.3 14.4%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs0.1511.00 1.4%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.41.3 28.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs27.7388.8 7.1%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m267.0316.60 1,608.6%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x8.71.3 653.7%   
Avg P/E ratio x4.718.4 25.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x4.613.5 33.8%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.52.2 68.4%  
Dividend payout %1.724.1 7.1%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m10,96213,969 78.5%   
No. of employees `000NA1.6 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m2381,487 16.0%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM6,631.9-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM939.2-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM479.4-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m1,26010,498 12.0%  
Other income Rs m264242 108.8%   
Total revenues Rs m1,52410,741 14.2%   
Gross profit Rs m831,135 7.3%  
Depreciation Rs m61276 22.3%   
Interest Rs m00-   
Profit before tax Rs m2851,102 25.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m2,0960-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-320-   
Tax Rs m6343 1.8%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,343759 308.7%  
Gross profit margin %6.610.8 60.8%  
Effective tax rate %2.131.1 6.9%   
Net profit margin %185.97.2 2,571.6%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m1,6896,410 26.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m4868,828 5.5%   
Net working cap to sales %95.4-23.0 -414.2%  
Current ratio x3.50.7 478.4%  
Inventory Days Days21758 376.1%  
Debtors Days Days8138 211.1%  
Net fixed assets Rs m1,6241,406 115.5%   
Share capital Rs m534166 321.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m5,9606,286 94.8%   
Net worth Rs m7,4046,455 114.7%   
Long term debt Rs m1040-   
Total assets Rs m8,0108,828 90.7%  
Interest coverage x950.7NM-  
Debt to equity ratio x00-  
Sales to assets ratio x0.21.2 13.2%   
Return on assets %29.38.6 340.3%  
Return on equity %31.611.8 269.1%  
Return on capital %31.317.1 183.2%  
Exports to sales %2.98.3 35.5%   
Imports to sales %28.921.0 137.1%   
Exports (fob) Rs m37869 4.3%   
Imports (cif) Rs m3642,209 16.5%   
Fx inflow Rs m37959 3.9%   
Fx outflow Rs m3652,612 14.0%   
Net fx Rs m-328-1,653 19.8%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m3461,070 32.3%  
From Investments Rs m-48-750 6.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-301-150 200.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-3171 -1.8%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 64.0 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 51.8 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 0.2 18.2 1.1%  
FIIs % 9.7 1.0 970.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 26.1 29.1 89.7%  
Shareholders   54,701 28,591 191.3%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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