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MERCK LTD vs WOCKHARDT 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

WOCKHARDT LTD. 
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Wockhardt is one of the leading domestic pharmaceutical companies with strong presence in the lifestyle segment and a growing focus on biotechnology. While the company made a string of acquisitions in the past namely 'Esparma GmbH' in Germany, 'Pinew... More

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Current Valuations

    MERCK LTD WOCKHARDT LTD. MERCK LTD/
WOCKHARDT LTD.
 
P/E (TTM) x 45.2 -19.2 - View Chart
P/BV x 6.6 2.0 323.5% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.5 0.0 27,207.3%  

Financials

 MERCK LTD   WOCKHARDT LTD.
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    MERCK LTD
Dec-17
WOCKHARDT LTD.
Mar-18
MERCK LTD/
WOCKHARDT LTD.
5-Yr Chart
Click to enlarge
High Rs1,3581,012 134.1%   
Low Rs933532 175.5%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs665.0355.9 186.9%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs56.6-60.3 -93.9%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs72.5-46.8 -155.0%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs15.000.01 150,000.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.30 101,080.6%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs441.7257.8 171.3%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m16.60110.63 15.0%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.72.2 79.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x20.2-12.8 -158.1%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x15.8-16.5 -95.7%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.63.0 86.6%  
Dividend payout %26.50 -159,824.3%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m19,01185,379 22.3%   
No. of employees `0001.56.3 24.7%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,6969,371 18.1%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th7,150.06,295.0 113.6%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,098.71,498.3 73.3%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th608.2-1,066.3 -57.0%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m11,04039,369 28.0%  
Other income Rs m2401,202 19.9%   
Total revenues Rs m11,27940,571 27.8%   
Gross profit Rs m1,37618 7,520.2%  
Depreciation Rs m2641,495 17.7%   
Interest Rs m02,555 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,352-2,830 -47.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m170-3,582 -4.7%   
Tax Rs m583257 226.8%   
Profit after tax Rs m939-6,669 -14.1%  
Gross profit margin %12.50 26,818.3%  
Effective tax rate %43.1-9.1 -474.6%   
Net profit margin %8.5-16.9 -50.2%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m7,52333,796 22.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m2,25326,917 8.4%   
Net working cap to sales %47.717.5 273.2%  
Current ratio x3.31.3 266.0%  
Inventory Days Days5279 65.7%  
Debtors Days Days4189 45.4%  
Net fixed assets Rs m1,24039,664 3.1%   
Share capital Rs m166553 30.0%   
"Free" reserves Rs m7,16727,968 25.6%   
Net worth Rs m7,33328,522 25.7%   
Long term debt Rs m021,731 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m9,91281,620 12.1%  
Interest coverage xNM-0.1-  
Debt to equity ratio x00.8 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.10.5 230.9%   
Return on assets %9.5-5.0 -188.0%  
Return on equity %12.8-23.4 -54.8%  
Return on capital %20.8-7.7 -270.4%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m1,0159,807 10.3%   
Fx outflow Rs m3,0431,789 170.1%   
Net fx Rs m-2,0288,019 -25.3%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m537684 78.4%  
From Investments Rs m-4766,302 -7.6%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-220-7,695 2.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-160-664 24.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 74.5 -  
Foreign collaborators % 51.8 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 18.2 2.3 791.3%  
FIIs % 1.0 7.7 13.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.1 -  
Free float % 29.1 15.4 189.0%  
Shareholders   28,591 67,757 42.2%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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