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NOVARTIS vs MERCK LTD - Comparison Results

NOVARTIS    Change

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

MERCK LTD 
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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

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Current Valuations

    NOVARTIS MERCK LTD NOVARTIS/
MERCK LTD
 
P/E (TTM) x 347.8 26.1 1,332.0% View Chart
P/BV x 17.1 2.9 585.8% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.7 1.0 174.2%  

Financials

 NOVARTIS   MERCK LTD
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    NOVARTIS
Mar-16
MERCK LTD
Dec-16
NOVARTIS/
MERCK LTD
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs9821,060 92.6%   
Low Rs556623 89.3%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs252.9632.4 40.0%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs62.145.7 135.9%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs63.362.3 101.6%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs10.0011.00 90.9%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.31.3 99.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs363.6388.8 93.5%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m31.9616.60 192.5%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x3.01.3 228.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x12.418.4 67.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x12.213.5 90.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.12.2 97.7%  
Dividend payout %16.124.1 66.9%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m24,58013,969 176.0%   
No. of employees `0000.81.6 47.5%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,8011,487 121.2%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th10,748.96,631.9 162.1%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th2,395.2939.2 255.0%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th2,641.1479.4 550.9%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m8,08310,498 77.0%  
Other income Rs m829242 342.2%   
Total revenues Rs m8,91310,741 83.0%   
Gross profit Rs m2341,135 20.6%  
Depreciation Rs m37276 13.3%   
Interest Rs m20-   
Profit before tax Rs m1,0251,102 93.0%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m170-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m1,6960-   
Tax Rs m752343 219.1%   
Profit after tax Rs m1,986759 261.7%  
Gross profit margin %2.910.8 26.8%  
Effective tax rate %73.431.1 235.5%   
Net profit margin %24.67.2 339.9%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m12,6786,410 197.8%   
Current liabilities Rs m2,4338,828 27.6%   
Net working cap to sales %126.7-23.0 -550.1%  
Current ratio x5.20.7 717.7%  
Inventory Days Days3358 56.7%  
Debtors Days Days2238 58.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m691,406 4.9%   
Share capital Rs m160166 96.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m11,4606,286 182.3%   
Net worth Rs m11,6216,455 180.0%   
Long term debt Rs m00-   
Total assets Rs m14,4008,828 163.1%  
Interest coverage x570.5NM-  
Debt to equity ratio x00-  
Sales to assets ratio x0.61.2 47.2%   
Return on assets %13.88.6 160.6%  
Return on equity %17.111.8 145.4%  
Return on capital %23.617.1 138.1%  
Exports to sales %0.78.3 9.0%   
Imports to sales %18.621.0 88.3%   
Exports (fob) Rs m60869 6.9%   
Imports (cif) Rs m1,5032,209 68.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m186959 19.4%   
Fx outflow Rs m1,8212,612 69.7%   
Net fx Rs m-1,635-1,653 98.9%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m2,5311,070 236.4%  
From Investments Rs m-8,270-750 1,103.1%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-386-150 257.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-6,125171 -3,583.7%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 75.0 51.8 144.8%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 2.0 18.2 11.0%  
FIIs % 1.6 1.0 160.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 21.5 29.1 73.9%  
Shareholders   41,647 28,591 145.7%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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