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MERCK vs ALEMBIC PHARMA - Comparison Results

MERCK    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


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 57.0 17.9 318.7% View Chart
P/BV x 8.6 4.5 188.7% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.4 0.7 53.0%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,358645 210.4%   
Low Rs933470 198.6%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs665.0166.1 400.4%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs56.621.9 258.3%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs72.527.5 263.6%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs15.004.00 375.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.30.7 182.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs441.7117.8 375.1%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m16.60188.52 8.8%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.73.4 51.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x20.225.5 79.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x15.820.3 77.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.64.7 54.8%  
Dividend payout %26.518.3 145.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m19,011105,090 18.1%   
No. of employees `0001.5NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,6966,228 27.2%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th7,150.0NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,098.7NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th608.2NM-  
Net Sales Rs m11,04031,308 35.3%  
Other income Rs m24070 341.0%   
Total revenues Rs m11,27931,378 35.9%   
Gross profit Rs m1,3766,431 21.4%  
Depreciation Rs m2641,055 25.0%   
Interest Rs m034 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,3525,413 25.0%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m0-81 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m1700-   
Tax Rs m5831,204 48.4%   
Profit after tax Rs m9394,128 22.7%  
Gross profit margin %12.520.5 60.7%  
Effective tax rate %43.122.2 193.9%   
Net profit margin %8.513.2 64.5%  
Current assets Rs m7,52318,247 41.2%   
Current liabilities Rs m2,25311,235 20.1%   
Net working cap to sales %47.722.4 213.2%  
Current ratio x3.31.6 205.6%  
Inventory Days Days5286 61.0%  
Debtors Days Days4161 66.1%  
Net fixed assets Rs m1,24020,035 6.2%   
Share capital Rs m166377 44.0%   
"Free" reserves Rs m7,16721,824 32.8%   
Net worth Rs m7,33322,201 33.0%   
Long term debt Rs m05,000 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m9,91239,411 25.2%  
Interest coverage xNM160.2-  
Debt to equity ratio x00.2 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.10.8 140.2%   
Return on assets %9.510.6 89.7%  
Return on equity %12.818.6 68.9%  
Return on capital %20.819.7 105.2%  
Exports to sales %046.4 0.0%   
Imports to sales %010.5 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNA14,535 0.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA3,288 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m1,01514,722 6.9%   
Fx outflow Rs m3,0437,026 43.3%   
Net fx Rs m-2,0287,696 -26.4%   
From Operations Rs m5373,124 17.2%  
From Investments Rs m-476-8,844 5.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2205,026 -4.4%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-160-693 23.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 74.1 -  
Foreign collaborators % 51.8 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 18.2 2.9 627.6%  
FIIs % 1.0 9.1 11.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 29.1 13.9 209.4%  
Shareholders   28,591 49,328 58.0%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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