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MERCK LTD vs AJANTA PHARMA - Comparison Results

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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

    MERCK LTD AJANTA PHARMA MERCK LTD/
AJANTA PHARMA
 
P/E (TTM) x 50.9 20.4 250.1% View Chart
P/BV x 7.7 4.8 160.8% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.4 0.0 -  

Financials

 MERCK LTD   AJANTA PHARMA
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MERCK LTD
Dec-16
AJANTA PHARMA
Mar-18
MERCK LTD/
AJANTA PHARMA
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,0601,818 58.3%   
Low Rs6231,106 56.3%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs632.4239.5 264.1%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs45.752.8 86.6%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs62.359.5 104.7%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs11.000-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.30-  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs388.8230.0 169.1%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m16.6088.77 18.7%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.36.1 21.8%   
Avg P/E ratio x18.427.7 66.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x13.524.6 55.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.26.4 34.0%  
Dividend payout %24.10-   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m13,969129,782 10.8%   
No. of employees `0001.66.8 23.3%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,4873,765 39.5%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th6,631.93,128.4 212.0%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th939.2554.0 169.5%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th479.4689.7 69.5%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m10,49821,258 49.4%  
Other income Rs m242242 100.3%   
Total revenues Rs m10,74121,499 50.0%   
Gross profit Rs m1,1356,584 17.2%  
Depreciation Rs m276596 46.2%   
Interest Rs m04 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,1026,226 17.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m3431,539 22.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m7594,686 16.2%  
Gross profit margin %10.831.0 34.9%  
Effective tax rate %31.124.7 126.0%   
Net profit margin %7.222.0 32.8%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m6,41012,236 52.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m8,8283,461 255.1%   
Net working cap to sales %-23.041.3 -55.8%  
Current ratio x0.73.5 20.5%  
Inventory Days Days5860 95.8%  
Debtors Days Days3884 45.4%  
Net fixed assets Rs m1,40611,140 12.6%   
Share capital Rs m166177 93.8%   
"Free" reserves Rs m6,28620,237 31.1%   
Net worth Rs m6,45520,414 31.6%   
Long term debt Rs m010 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m8,82824,486 36.1%  
Interest coverage xNM1,519.4-  
Debt to equity ratio x00 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.20.9 137.0%   
Return on assets %8.619.2 44.9%  
Return on equity %11.823.0 51.2%  
Return on capital %17.130.5 56.0%  
Exports to sales %8.30-   
Imports to sales %21.00-   
Exports (fob) Rs m869NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,209NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m95911,667 8.2%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,6121,616 161.7%   
Net fx Rs m-1,65310,052 -16.4%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m1,0702,854 37.5%  
From Investments Rs m-750-2,604 28.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-150-2 7,490.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m171248 68.9%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 73.8 -  
Foreign collaborators % 51.8 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 18.2 1.6 1,174.2%  
FIIs % 1.0 7.6 13.2%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 29.1 17.0 171.2%  
Shareholders   28,591 20,968 136.4%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 4.4 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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