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MERCK LTD vs IPCA LABS - 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

IPCA LABS 
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Ipca Laboratories is an integrated pharmaceutical company with presence in intermediates, APIs and formulations. The company has a strong focus on exports, catering to the US, Europe and the semi-regulated markets of the CIS, Africa and Asia. The com... More

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Current Valuations

    MERCK LTD IPCA LABS MERCK LTD/
IPCA LABS
 
P/E (TTM) x 26.1 27.7 94.4% View Chart
P/BV x 2.9 2.1 137.8% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.0 0.2 399.4%  

Financials

 MERCK LTD   IPCA LABS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MERCK LTD
Dec-16
IPCA LABS
Mar-17
MERCK LTD/
IPCA LABS
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,060643 164.9%   
Low Rs623503 123.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs632.4254.4 248.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs45.716.1 284.5%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs62.329.8 209.3%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs11.001.00 1,100.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.30.2 748.9%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs388.8194.6 199.9%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m16.60126.20 13.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.32.3 59.1%   
Avg P/E ratio x18.435.7 51.6%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x13.519.2 70.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.22.9 73.5%  
Dividend payout %24.16.2 386.7%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m13,96972,300 19.3%   
No. of employees `0001.613.3 11.9%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,4876,960 21.4%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th6,631.92,413.5 274.8%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th939.2523.2 179.5%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th479.4152.4 314.5%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m10,49832,106 32.7%  
Other income Rs m242226 107.4%   
Total revenues Rs m10,74132,332 33.2%   
Gross profit Rs m1,1354,448 25.5%  
Depreciation Rs m2761,730 15.9%   
Interest Rs m0241 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,1022,703 40.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m343675 50.8%   
Profit after tax Rs m7592,028 37.4%  
Gross profit margin %10.813.9 78.1%  
Effective tax rate %31.125.0 124.7%   
Net profit margin %7.26.3 114.4%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m6,41017,340 37.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m8,8289,559 92.4%   
Net working cap to sales %-23.024.2 -95.1%  
Current ratio x0.71.8 40.0%  
Inventory Days Days58100 57.5%  
Debtors Days Days3857 67.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m1,40620,779 6.8%   
Share capital Rs m166252 65.8%   
"Free" reserves Rs m6,28624,499 25.7%   
Net worth Rs m6,45524,553 26.3%   
Long term debt Rs m03,517 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m8,82839,595 22.3%  
Interest coverage xNM12.2-  
Debt to equity ratio x00.1 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.20.8 146.7%   
Return on assets %8.65.7 150.0%  
Return on equity %11.88.3 142.3%  
Return on capital %17.110.5 162.8%  
Exports to sales %8.348.6 17.0%   
Imports to sales %21.014.2 147.8%   
Exports (fob) Rs m86915,617 5.6%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,2094,571 48.3%   
Fx inflow Rs m95915,617 6.1%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,6125,828 44.8%   
Net fx Rs m-1,6539,790 -16.9%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m1,0702,764 38.7%  
From Investments Rs m-750-1,432 52.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-150-1,591 9.4%  
Net Cashflow Rs m171-259 -66.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 45.9 -  
Foreign collaborators % 51.8 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 18.2 11.4 159.6%  
FIIs % 1.0 25.3 4.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 29.1 17.4 167.2%  
Shareholders   28,591 36,892 77.5%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 2.1 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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