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STERLING BIOTECH vs NOVARTIS - Comparison Results

STERLING BIOTECH    Change

Sterling Biotech primarily produces and distributes pharmaceutical grade gelatine globally. The company currently has a 7.5% share of the global market for pharmaceutical and nutraceutical gelatines. It has more than 70% market share in India. Sterli... More

NOVARTIS 
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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

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Current Valuations

    STERLING BIOTECH NOVARTIS STERLING BIOTECH/
NOVARTIS
 
P/E (TTM) x -1.9 391.0 - View Chart
P/BV x 0.1 19.3 0.4% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.0 1.5 -  

Financials

 STERLING BIOTECH   NOVARTIS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    STERLING BIOTECH
Dec-13
NOVARTIS
Mar-16
STERLING BIOTECH/
NOVARTIS
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs11982 1.1%   
Low Rs3556 0.6%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs26.8252.9 10.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs-15.062.1 -24.1%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs-5.563.3 -8.6%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs010.00 0.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %01.3 0.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs54.9363.6 15.1%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m267.8731.96 838.1%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.33.0 8.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x-0.512.4 -3.8%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x-1.312.2 -10.5%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.12.1 6.0%  
Dividend payout %016.1 0.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m1,86224,580 7.6%   
No. of employees `0001.40.8 180.1%   
Total wages/salary Rs m5471,801 30.4%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th5,303.310,748.9 49.3%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th403.82,395.2 16.9%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th-2,959.02,641.1 -112.0%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m7,1818,083 88.8%  
Other income Rs m43829 5.1%   
Total revenues Rs m7,2238,913 81.0%   
Gross profit Rs m947234 404.3%  
Depreciation Rs m2,54337 6,929.7%   
Interest Rs m4,3772 243,172.2%   
Profit before tax Rs m-5,9311,025 -578.6%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m017 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m01,696 0.0%   
Tax Rs m-1,924752 -255.9%   
Profit after tax Rs m-4,0071,986 -201.7%  
Gross profit margin %13.22.9 455.1%  
Effective tax rate %32.473.4 44.2%   
Net profit margin %-55.824.6 -227.1%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m14,33512,678 113.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m49,8092,433 2,047.2%   
Net working cap to sales %-494.0126.7 -389.8%  
Current ratio x0.35.2 5.5%  
Inventory Days Days40333 1,233.8%  
Debtors Days Days17122 758.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m55,43269 80,104.5%   
Share capital Rs m268160 167.6%   
"Free" reserves Rs m13,93511,460 121.6%   
Net worth Rs m14,70111,621 126.5%   
Long term debt Rs m9,4780-   
Total assets Rs m73,98814,400 513.8%  
Interest coverage x-0.4570.5 -0.1%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.60-  
Sales to assets ratio x0.10.6 17.3%   
Return on assets %0.513.8 3.6%  
Return on equity %-27.317.1 -159.5%  
Return on capital %-6.423.6 -27.3%  
Exports to sales %25.90.7 3,477.7%   
Imports to sales %0.218.6 0.9%   
Exports (fob) Rs m1,86060 3,089.4%   
Imports (cif) Rs m121,503 0.8%   
Fx inflow Rs m1,860186 998.3%   
Fx outflow Rs m251,821 1.4%   
Net fx Rs m1,835-1,635 -112.3%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m1,7192,531 67.9%  
From Investments Rs m-3,148-8,270 38.1%  
From Financial Activity Rs m1,426-386 -369.7%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-3-6,125 0.1%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 33.9 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 75.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 0.0 2.0 -  
FIIs % 9.9 1.6 618.8%  
ADR/GDR % 16.9 0.0 -  
Free float % 39.3 21.5 182.8%  
Shareholders   21,482 41,647 51.6%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 55.9 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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