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MERCK LTD vs FDC 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

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Current Valuations

    MERCK LTD FDC LTD. MERCK LTD/
FDC LTD.
 
P/E (TTM) x 47.9 23.4 204.3% View Chart
P/BV x 7.2 5.3 137.2% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.4 0.9 43.6%  

Financials

 MERCK LTD   FDC LTD.
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MERCK LTD
Dec-16
FDC LTD.
Mar-14
MERCK LTD/
FDC LTD.
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,060144 738.7%   
Low Rs62379 788.6%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs632.447.6 1,329.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs45.77.6 600.8%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs62.39.0 691.6%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs11.002.25 488.9%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.32.0 64.6%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs388.847.5 818.0%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m16.60177.83 9.3%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -BB-  
Price / Sales ratio x1.32.3 56.9%   
Avg P/E ratio x18.414.6 125.9%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x13.512.3 109.4%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.22.3 92.5%  
Dividend payout %24.129.6 81.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m13,96919,784 70.6%   
No. of employees `0001.6NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,4871,221 121.8%   
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 m10,4988,459 124.1%  
Other income Rs m242394 61.6%   
Total revenues Rs m10,7418,852 121.3%   
Gross profit Rs m1,1352,070 54.8%  
Depreciation Rs m276249 110.6%   
Interest Rs m031 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,1022,184 50.5%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m0-225 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m343606 56.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m7591,353 56.1%  
Gross profit margin %10.824.5 44.2%  
Effective tax rate %31.127.7 112.3%   
Net profit margin %7.216.0 45.2%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m6,4104,355 147.2%   
Current liabilities Rs m8,8281,792 492.7%   
Net working cap to sales %-23.030.3 -76.0%  
Current ratio x0.72.4 29.9%  
Inventory Days Days5844 129.8%  
Debtors Days Days3825 155.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m1,4063,025 46.5%   
Share capital Rs m166179 92.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m6,2868,243 76.3%   
Net worth Rs m6,4558,453 76.4%   
Long term debt Rs m011 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m8,82810,557 83.6%  
Interest coverage xNM71.4-  
Debt to equity ratio x00 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.20.8 148.4%   
Return on assets %8.613.1 65.6%  
Return on equity %11.816.0 73.4%  
Return on capital %17.123.5 72.6%  
Exports to sales %8.313.3 62.2%   
Imports to sales %21.03.3 629.4%   
Exports (fob) Rs m8691,126 77.2%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,209283 781.2%   
Fx inflow Rs m9591,146 83.7%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,612355 735.2%   
Net fx Rs m-1,653791 -209.1%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m1,0701,485 72.1%  
From Investments Rs m-750-620 121.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-150-753 19.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m171113 151.5%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 68.9 -  
Foreign collaborators % 51.8 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 18.2 4.7 387.2%  
FIIs % 1.0 7.5 13.3%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 29.1 19.0 153.2%  
Shareholders   28,591 23,730 120.5%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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