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NESTLE vs VST INDUSTRIES - 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


Incorporated in 1930, VST Industries is one of India's largest tobacco companies. The company began its operations under the name of Vazir Sultan and Sons, which was eventually changed to VST in 1983. The company's products include cigarettes, unmanu... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 67.0 21.7 308.1% View Chart
P/BV x 30.9 8.1 382.0% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.8 2.5 30.9%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs8,0013,774 212.0%   
Low Rs5,8002,610 222.2%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs1,038.1613.7 169.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs127.1117.8 107.9%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs162.6143.2 113.5%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs86.0077.50 111.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.22.4 51.3%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs354.8377.0 94.1%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m96.4215.44 624.5%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x6.65.2 127.8%   
Avg P/E ratio x54.327.1 200.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x42.422.3 190.4%  
Price / Book Value ratio x19.58.5 229.7%  
Dividend payout %67.765.8 102.9%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m665,34649,284 1,350.0%   
No. of employees `0007.50.8 957.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m10,175892 1,140.6%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th13,298.212,055.7 110.3%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,351.71,134.9 119.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th1,627.72,314.1 70.3%   
Net Sales Rs m100,0969,476 1,056.3%  
Other income Rs m1,769238 743.0%   
Total revenues Rs m101,8659,714 1,048.7%   
Gross profit Rs m20,9652,948 711.2%  
Depreciation Rs m3,423392 874.0%   
Interest Rs m9190-   
Profit before tax Rs m18,3932,795 658.2%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m6,141976 629.5%   
Profit after tax Rs m12,2521,819 673.6%  
Gross profit margin %20.931.1 67.3%  
Effective tax rate %33.434.9 95.6%   
Net profit margin %12.219.2 63.8%  
Current assets Rs m39,3747,319 538.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m14,9274,820 309.7%   
Net working cap to sales %24.426.4 92.6%  
Current ratio x2.61.5 173.7%  
Inventory Days Days3397 33.8%  
Debtors Days Days311 30.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m27,1032,293 1,182.0%   
Share capital Rs m964154 624.5%   
"Free" reserves Rs m33,2425,666 586.6%   
Net worth Rs m34,2065,821 587.6%   
Long term debt Rs m3510-   
Total assets Rs m73,62610,641 691.9%  
Interest coverage x21.0NM-  
Debt to equity ratio x00-  
Sales to assets ratio x1.40.9 152.7%   
Return on assets %17.917.1 104.7%  
Return on equity %35.831.2 114.6%  
Return on capital %55.948.0 116.4%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m6,6271,429 463.8%   
Fx outflow Rs m14,2911,033 1,382.8%   
Net fx Rs m-7,664395 -1,939.4%   
From Operations Rs m18,1784,201 432.7%  
From Investments Rs m-1,306-2,641 49.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,966-1,394 715.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m6,906166 4,160.3%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 62.8 32.2 195.0%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 4.5 14.3 31.4%  
FIIs % 12.5 11.9 105.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 20.3 41.7 48.7%  
Shareholders   62,821 13,157 477.5%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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