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UPL vs GHCL - Comparison Results

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United Phosphorous Ltd (UPL) is the largest producer in India of crop protection products with a range of products that include fumigants and fungicides among others. The company ranks amongst the top 5 post-patent agrochemical manufacturers in the w... More


Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd. (GHCL), is into manufacture of di-sodium carbonate (soda ash), dense ash and marine salt. The company ended FY98 with its highest ever production of soda ash at 403 thousand tonnes. Production of salt was also at an all t... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 16.6 6.1 272.8% View Chart
P/BV x 3.0 1.3 231.0% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.9 2.0 46.9%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,045301 347.2%   
Low Rs240190 126.8%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs468.0340.8 137.3%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs28.535.8 79.7%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs47.947.7 100.4%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs6.005.00 120.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.92.0 45.8%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs213.3196.4 108.6%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m764.0598.03 779.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BESOS-  
Price / Sales ratio x1.40.7 190.9%   
Avg P/E ratio x22.56.9 328.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x13.45.1 261.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x3.01.2 241.3%  
Dividend payout %21.014.0 150.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m491,01724,042 2,042.3%   
No. of employees `0004.75.1 92.5%   
Total wages/salary Rs m33,9102,012 1,685.3%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th76,028.16,572.2 1,156.8%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th7,210.3395.8 1,821.8%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th4,631.1689.6 671.6%   
Net Sales Rs m357,56033,413 1,070.1%  
Other income Rs m1,040155 670.5%   
Total revenues Rs m358,60033,568 1,068.3%   
Gross profit Rs m62,4207,594 822.0%  
Depreciation Rs m14,8101,169 1,266.5%   
Interest Rs m14,8101,273 1,163.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m33,8405,306 637.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m300-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-6,2300-   
Tax Rs m5,8601,801 325.5%   
Profit after tax Rs m21,7803,506 621.3%  
Gross profit margin %17.522.7 76.8%  
Effective tax rate %17.333.9 51.0%   
Net profit margin %6.110.5 58.1%  
Current assets Rs m291,90011,995 2,433.5%   
Current liabilities Rs m166,86011,082 1,505.6%   
Net working cap to sales %35.02.7 1,280.2%  
Current ratio x1.71.1 161.6%  
Inventory Days Days8084 95.5%  
Debtors Days Days12132 381.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m377,54027,085 1,393.9%   
Share capital Rs m1,530980 156.1%   
"Free" reserves Rs m161,43018,275 883.4%   
Net worth Rs m162,96019,255 846.3%   
Long term debt Rs m273,7107,020 3,898.8%   
Total assets Rs m700,83039,949 1,754.3%  
Interest coverage x3.35.2 63.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x1.70.4 460.7%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.8 61.0%   
Return on assets %5.212.0 43.6%  
Return on equity %13.418.2 73.4%  
Return on capital %9.725.0 38.8%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m43,5475,697 764.3%   
Fx outflow Rs m29,5556,976 423.7%   
Net fx Rs m13,992-1,279 -1,094.0%   
From Operations Rs m87,3905,302 1,648.4%  
From Investments Rs m-26,430-2,712 974.6%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-21,750-2,584 841.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m38,9806 649,666.7%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 29.8 12.1 246.3%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 5.5 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 7.1 6.3 112.7%  
FIIs % 48.6 7.5 648.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.1 0.0 -  
Free float % 14.5 68.6 21.1%  
Shareholders   82,466 63,986 128.9%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 8.3 47.3 17.6%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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UPL Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY21); Net Profit Up 13.5% (Quarterly Result Update)

Feb 1, 2021 | Updated on Feb 1, 2021

For the quarter ended December 2020, UPL has posted a net profit of Rs 10 bn (up 13.5% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 91 bn (up 2.6% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of UPL 's quarterly results.

UPL 2019-20 Annual Report Analysis (Annual Result Update)

Dec 29, 2020 | Updated on Dec 29, 2020

Here's an analysis of the annual report of UPL for 2019-20. It includes a full income statement, balance sheet and cash flow analysis of UPL . Also includes updates on the valuation of UPL .

GHCL Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY20); Net Profit Down 32.6% (Quarterly Result Update)

May 21, 2020 | Updated on May 21, 2020

For the quarter ended March 2020, GHCL has posted a net profit of Rs 799 m (down 32.6% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 7 bn (down 19.5% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of GHCL's quarterly results.

UPL Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY20); Net Profit Up 77.5% (Quarterly Result Update)

Feb 10, 2020 | Updated on Feb 10, 2020

For the quarter ended December 2019, UPL has posted a net profit of Rs 8 bn (up 77.5% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 89 bn (up 80.7% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of UPL 's quarterly results.

GHCL Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY20); Net Profit Down 1.4% (Quarterly Result Update)

Jan 27, 2020 | Updated on Jan 27, 2020

For the quarter ended December 2019, GHCL has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (down 1.4% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 8 bn (down 4.1% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of GHCL's quarterly results.

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