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MERCK LTD vs STRIDES SHASUN 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

STRIDES SHASUN LTD 
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Strides Arcolab is an Indian pharmaceutical company headquartered at Bangalore. The company is primarily involved in two businesses notably the pharma business and the specialized sterile products business branded as Agila. This segment focuses large... More

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Current Valuations

    MERCK LTD STRIDES SHASUN LTD MERCK LTD/
STRIDES SHASUN LTD
 
P/E (TTM) x 26.1 14.0 187.0% View Chart
P/BV x 2.9 1.9 154.7% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.0 0.6 175.5%  

Financials

 MERCK LTD   STRIDES SHASUN LTD
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MERCK LTD
Dec-16
STRIDES SHASUN LTD
Mar-16
MERCK LTD/
STRIDES SHASUN LTD
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,0601,413 75.0%   
Low Rs623848 73.5%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs632.4353.3 179.0%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs45.723.4 195.5%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs62.341.0 152.0%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs11.005.00 220.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.30.4 295.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs388.8320.4 121.3%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m16.6089.35 18.6%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -ESOP-  
Price / Sales ratio x1.33.2 41.6%   
Avg P/E ratio x18.448.3 38.1%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x13.527.6 49.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.23.5 61.4%  
Dividend payout %24.121.4 112.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m13,969100,988 13.8%   
No. of employees `0001.64.7 33.8%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,4874,988 29.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th6,631.96,730.0 98.5%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th939.21,063.6 88.3%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th479.4445.5 107.6%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m10,49831,564 33.3%  
Other income Rs m2421,212 20.0%   
Total revenues Rs m10,74132,776 32.8%   
Gross profit Rs m1,1355,213 21.8%  
Depreciation Rs m2761,573 17.5%   
Interest Rs m01,803 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,1023,049 36.1%   
Minority Interest Rs m0127 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m0-27 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-371 0.0%   
Tax Rs m343689 49.9%   
Profit after tax Rs m7592,089 36.3%  
Gross profit margin %10.816.5 65.5%  
Effective tax rate %31.122.6 137.9%   
Net profit margin %7.26.6 109.2%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m6,41035,949 17.8%   
Current liabilities Rs m8,82819,402 45.5%   
Net working cap to sales %-23.052.4 -43.9%  
Current ratio x0.71.9 39.2%  
Inventory Days Days5871 81.3%  
Debtors Days Days38127 30.3%  
Net fixed assets Rs m1,40634,478 4.1%   
Share capital Rs m166894 18.6%   
"Free" reserves Rs m6,28622,601 27.8%   
Net worth Rs m6,45528,632 22.5%   
Long term debt Rs m027,455 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m8,82876,591 11.5%  
Interest coverage xNM2.7-  
Debt to equity ratio x01.0 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.20.4 288.6%   
Return on assets %8.65.1 169.1%  
Return on equity %11.87.3 161.1%  
Return on capital %17.18.2 209.1%  
Exports to sales %8.348.1 17.2%   
Imports to sales %21.014.5 145.5%   
Exports (fob) Rs m86915,192 5.7%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,2094,565 48.4%   
Fx inflow Rs m95916,612 5.8%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,6125,292 49.4%   
Net fx Rs m-1,65311,320 -14.6%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m1,070717 149.4%  
From Investments Rs m-750-22,284 3.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-15029,488 -0.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m1718,073 2.1%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 27.7 -  
Foreign collaborators % 51.8 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 18.2 37.8 48.1%  
FIIs % 1.0 8.6 11.6%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 29.1 25.9 112.4%  
Shareholders   28,591 56,241 50.8%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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