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MERCK LTD vs NOVARTIS - 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

NOVARTIS 
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Novartis is a 76% subsidiary of Novartis AG - Switzerland and has a countrywide presence in the healthcare business. While pharmaceuticals contributes 70% to total revenues (FY10), generics (6%), consumer healthcare i.e. OTC (14%) and animal health (... More

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Current Valuations

    MERCK LTD NOVARTIS MERCK LTD/
NOVARTIS
 
P/E (TTM) x 35.0 392.0 8.9% View Chart
P/BV x 3.9 19.3 20.3% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.7 1.5 48.3%  

Financials

 MERCK LTD   NOVARTIS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MERCK LTD
Dec-16
NOVARTIS
Mar-16
MERCK LTD/
NOVARTIS
5-Yr Chart
Click to enlarge
High Rs1,060982 107.9%   
Low Rs623556 112.0%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs632.4252.9 250.1%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs45.762.1 73.6%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs62.363.3 98.5%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs11.0010.00 110.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.31.3 100.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs388.8363.6 106.9%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m16.6031.96 51.9%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.33.0 43.8%   
Avg P/E ratio x18.412.4 148.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x13.512.2 111.1%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.22.1 102.3%  
Dividend payout %24.116.1 149.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m13,96924,580 56.8%   
No. of employees `0001.60.8 210.5%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,4871,801 82.5%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th6,631.910,748.9 61.7%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th939.22,395.2 39.2%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th479.42,641.1 18.2%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m10,4988,083 129.9%  
Other income Rs m242829 29.2%   
Total revenues Rs m10,7418,913 120.5%   
Gross profit Rs m1,135234 484.8%  
Depreciation Rs m27637 750.7%   
Interest Rs m02 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,1021,025 107.5%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m017 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m01,696 0.0%   
Tax Rs m343752 45.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m7591,986 38.2%  
Gross profit margin %10.82.9 373.2%  
Effective tax rate %31.173.4 42.5%   
Net profit margin %7.224.6 29.4%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m6,41012,678 50.6%   
Current liabilities Rs m8,8282,433 362.9%   
Net working cap to sales %-23.0126.7 -18.2%  
Current ratio x0.75.2 13.9%  
Inventory Days Days5833 176.4%  
Debtors Days Days3822 170.7%  
Net fixed assets Rs m1,40669 2,032.4%   
Share capital Rs m166160 103.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m6,28611,460 54.9%   
Net worth Rs m6,45511,621 55.5%   
Long term debt Rs m00-   
Total assets Rs m8,82814,400 61.3%  
Interest coverage xNM570.5-  
Debt to equity ratio x00-  
Sales to assets ratio x1.20.6 211.8%   
Return on assets %8.613.8 62.3%  
Return on equity %11.817.1 68.8%  
Return on capital %17.123.6 72.4%  
Exports to sales %8.30.7 1,112.0%   
Imports to sales %21.018.6 113.2%   
Exports (fob) Rs m86960 1,444.2%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,2091,503 147.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m959186 514.7%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,6121,821 143.5%   
Net fx Rs m-1,653-1,635 101.1%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m1,0702,531 42.3%  
From Investments Rs m-750-8,270 9.1%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-150-386 38.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m171-6,125 -2.8%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 51.8 75.0 69.1%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 18.2 2.0 910.0%  
FIIs % 1.0 1.6 62.5%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 29.1 21.5 135.3%  
Shareholders   28,591 41,647 68.7%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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