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MERCK LTD vs ALEMBIC LTD - Comparison Results

MERCK LTD    Change

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

ALEMBIC LTD 
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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

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Current Valuations

    MERCK LTD ALEMBIC LTD MERCK LTD/
ALEMBIC LTD
 
P/E (TTM) x 33.8 121.4 27.8% View Chart
P/BV x 3.8 4.5 83.9% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.7 0.2 300.5%  

Financials

 MERCK LTD   ALEMBIC LTD
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MERCK LTD
Dec-16
ALEMBIC LTD
Mar-16
MERCK LTD/
ALEMBIC LTD
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,06053 2,007.6%   
Low Rs62329 2,126.3%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs632.44.7 13,399.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs45.78.8 521.1%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs62.39.0 692.1%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs11.000.15 7,333.3%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.30.4 357.7%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs388.827.7 1,402.4%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m16.60267.03 6.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.38.7 15.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x18.44.7 393.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x13.54.6 296.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.21.5 146.2%  
Dividend payout %24.11.7 1,407.3%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m13,96910,962 127.4%   
No. of employees `0001.6NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,487238 624.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th6,631.9NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th939.2NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th479.4NM-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m10,4981,260 833.0%  
Other income Rs m242264 91.9%   
Total revenues Rs m10,7411,524 704.7%   
Gross profit Rs m1,13583 1,371.1%  
Depreciation Rs m27661 448.7%   
Interest Rs m00 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,102285 386.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m02,096 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-32 0.0%   
Tax Rs m3436 5,627.9%   
Profit after tax Rs m7592,343 32.4%  
Gross profit margin %10.86.6 164.6%  
Effective tax rate %31.12.1 1,454.7%   
Net profit margin %7.2185.9 3.9%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m6,4101,689 379.5%   
Current liabilities Rs m8,828486 1,815.8%   
Net working cap to sales %-23.095.4 -24.1%  
Current ratio x0.73.5 20.9%  
Inventory Days Days58217 26.6%  
Debtors Days Days3881 47.4%  
Net fixed assets Rs m1,4061,624 86.6%   
Share capital Rs m166534 31.1%   
"Free" reserves Rs m6,2865,960 105.5%   
Net worth Rs m6,4557,404 87.2%   
Long term debt Rs m0104 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m8,8288,010 110.2%  
Interest coverage xNM950.7-  
Debt to equity ratio x00 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.20.2 755.8%   
Return on assets %8.629.3 29.4%  
Return on equity %11.831.6 37.2%  
Return on capital %17.131.3 54.6%  
Exports to sales %8.32.9 281.3%   
Imports to sales %21.028.9 72.9%   
Exports (fob) Rs m86937 2,343.4%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,209364 607.4%   
Fx inflow Rs m95937 2,584.4%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,612365 715.7%   
Net fx Rs m-1,653-328 504.3%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m1,070346 309.7%  
From Investments Rs m-750-48 1,575.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-150-301 49.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m171-3 -5,696.7%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 64.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 51.8 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 18.2 0.2 9,100.0%  
FIIs % 1.0 9.7 10.3%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 29.1 26.1 111.5%  
Shareholders   28,591 54,701 52.3%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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