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NESTLE vs BRITANNIA - Comparison Results

NESTLE     Change

Nestle India is a 100-year old and second largest FMCG company dominating the noodle (Maggi) and the hot beverage (Nescafe) categories. Milk products & nutrition is the largest segment with a 44% sales share. This is followed by prepared dishes & coo... More


Britannia is the leading biscuit manufacturer with a 33% market share of the overall biscuit market. Apart from the core business of biscuits that contributes a lion's share of 93%, the company has a presence in other food categories such as dairy, c... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 74.4 68.3 109.0% View Chart
P/BV x 37.2 18.4 202.2% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.8 0.5 176.1%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs11,7006,944 168.5%   
Low Rs6,8882,759 249.6%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs1,171.2901.5 129.9%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs166.794.9 175.6%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs201.5108.2 186.2%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs115.0015.00 766.7%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.20.3 400.2%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs381.0349.4 109.0%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m96.42121.73 79.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -RI-  
Price / Sales ratio x7.95.4 147.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x55.851.1 109.1%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x46.144.8 102.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x24.413.9 175.7%  
Dividend payout %69.015.8 436.7%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m896,118590,579 151.7%   
No. of employees `0007.64.5 169.7%   
Total wages/salary Rs m11,2424,418 254.4%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th14,850.424,494.3 60.6%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,478.4986.2 149.9%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th2,113.32,579.2 81.9%   
Net Sales Rs m112,923109,735 102.9%  
Other income Rs m2,5892,065 125.4%   
Total revenues Rs m115,512111,799 103.3%   
Gross profit Rs m26,17717,325 151.1%  
Depreciation Rs m3,3571,619 207.4%   
Interest Rs m1,12091 1,231.6%   
Profit before tax Rs m24,29017,679 137.4%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m8,2206,125 134.2%   
Profit after tax Rs m16,06911,555 139.1%  
Gross profit margin %23.215.8 146.8%  
Effective tax rate %33.834.6 97.7%   
Net profit margin %14.210.5 135.1%  
Current assets Rs m47,37035,263 134.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m18,55018,514 100.2%   
Net working cap to sales %25.515.3 167.2%  
Current ratio x2.61.9 134.1%  
Inventory Days Days3126 120.1%  
Debtors Days Days413 30.7%  
Net fixed assets Rs m25,05817,906 139.9%   
Share capital Rs m964240 401.2%   
"Free" reserves Rs m35,77342,292 84.6%   
Net worth Rs m36,73742,533 86.4%   
Long term debt Rs m351619 56.8%   
Total assets Rs m80,88162,418 129.6%  
Interest coverage x22.7195.5 11.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x00 65.7%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.41.8 79.4%   
Return on assets %21.318.7 113.9%  
Return on equity %43.727.2 161.0%  
Return on capital %68.541.2 166.4%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m7,0873,191 222.1%   
Fx outflow Rs m17,1711,948 881.5%   
Net fx Rs m-10,0841,243 -811.3%   
From Operations Rs m20,52511,558 177.6%  
From Investments Rs m-524-8,555 6.1%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-13,174-3,527 373.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m6,826-491 -1,389.7%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 62.8 50.8 123.6%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 4.5 8.5 53.1%  
FIIs % 12.5 20.5 61.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 20.3 20.3 100.0%  
Shareholders   62,821 45,387 138.4%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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NESTLE Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY20); Net Profit Up 33.5% (Quarterly Result Update)

Nov 12, 2019 | Updated on Nov 12, 2019

For the quarter ended September 2019, NESTLE has posted a net profit of Rs 6 bn (up 33.5% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 32 bn (up 9.4% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of NESTLE's quarterly results.

BRITANNIA 2018-19 Annual Report Analysis (Annual Result Update)

Sep 16, 2019 | Updated on Sep 16, 2019

Here's an analysis of the annual report of BRITANNIA for 2018-19. It includes a full income statement, balance sheet and cash flow analysis of BRITANNIA. Also includes updates on the valuation of BRITANNIA.

BRITANNIA Announces Quarterly Results (1QFY20); Net Profit Down 3.7% (Quarterly Result Update)

Aug 13, 2019 | Updated on Aug 13, 2019

For the quarter ended June 2019, BRITANNIA has posted a net profit of Rs 2 bn (down 3.7% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 27 bn (up 6.2% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of BRITANNIA's quarterly results.

NESTLE Announces Quarterly Results (1QFY20); Net Profit Up 10.8% (Quarterly Result Update)

Aug 5, 2019 | Updated on Aug 5, 2019

For the quarter ended June 2019, NESTLE has posted a net profit of Rs 4 bn (up 10.8% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 30 bn (up 11.2% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of NESTLE's quarterly results.

NESTLE Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Up 9.3% (Quarterly Result Update)

May 15, 2019 | Updated on May 15, 2019

For the quarter ended March 2019, NESTLE has posted a net profit of Rs 5 bn (up 9.3% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 30 bn (up 8.9% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of NESTLE's quarterly results.

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