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Updated on September 19, 2020

Stock/Share Code - UPL

UPL is engaged in the business of agrochemicals, industrial chemicals, chemical intermediates, speciality chemicals and production and sale of field crops and vegetable seeds.

Below is the details of UPL UPL Ltd

Market Cap₹38,657 Cr.
Current Price ₹504.65 as on 25 Sep 20
52 Week High / Low Price₹617.75 / ₹240.15
Face Value₹2
Stock P/E63.69
Book Value₹105.02
Dividend Yield1.19 %
ROCE8.75 %
ROE5.87 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)11.59 %
SectorAgro Chemicals
IndustryPesticides / Agrochemicals - Indian
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Pros: Company has reduced debt. Company is virtually debt free. Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 91.59%
Cons: Stock is trading at 4.82 times its book value Promoter holding is low: 27.88% Company has a low return on equity of 5.84% for last 3 years. Earnings include an other income of Rs.515.00 Cr. Company's cost of borrowing seems high

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UPL Ltd Peer Comparison in Agro Chemicals

S.No. Name CMP Rs. P/E Mar Cap Rs.Cr. Div Yld % NP Qtr Rs.Cr. Qtr Profit Var % Qtr Sales Var % Sales Qtr Rs.Cr. ROCE %
1. UPL 63.69 ₹38,656.88 Cr. 1.19 ₹149 Cr. 1046.15 13.44 2651.00 8.75
2. P I Industries ₹1,914.35 55.73 ₹27,892.52 Cr. 0.22 ₹145.5 Cr. 43.21 40.58 1060.10 23.10
3. Rallis India ₹284.55 27.90 ₹5,711.55 Cr. 0.85 ₹91.87 Cr. 35.58 6.33 662.70 16.31
4. Bharat Rasayan ₹9,088.45 24.70 ₹3,907.05 Cr. 0.02 ₹46.7 Cr. 281.69
5. Dhanuka Agritech ₹744.1 20.82 ₹3,716.34 Cr. 1.54 ₹51.79 Cr. 252.79 70.72 373.85 26.28
6. Sharda Cropchem ₹256.85 14.71 ₹2,497.75 Cr. 1.44 ₹27.89 Cr. 22.54 -7.53 388.90 13.90
7. Astec Lifescienc ₹1,076.35 33.59 ₹2,176.33 Cr. 0.13 ₹16.18 Cr. 1557.66 45.40 111.94 20.49
8. Meghmani Organ. ₹77.55 7.78 ₹1,730.61 Cr. 1.47 ₹39.14 Cr. -31.16 -30.55 427.98 22.38

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UPL Ltd Fundamentals

Quarterly Results

Quarterly reports are issued by companies every three months. Most companies have a financial year-end of Mar. 31 and quarters that end on June 30, Sept. 30, Dec. 31 and March 31.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019Jun 2019Sep 2019Dec 2019Mar 2020Jun 2020
Sales -1,9711,9421,6362,3052,2752,2161,8642,3372,7712,5022,0312,651
YOY Sales Growth %7.06%8.43%-0.18%34.48%15.42%14.11%13.94%1.39%21.80%12.91%8.96%13.44%
Expenses -1,6361,7041,5161,9522,0192,0361,8142,0752,4352,0241,9022,107
Material Cost %54.54%55.92%56.42%55.79%57.93%59.12%63.73%56.31%62.83%51.76%59.48%47.87%
Employee Cost %6.34%6.13%7.46%5.90%5.98%6.63%7.08%6.50%6.06%6.35%8.22%5.92%
Operating Profit33523812035325618050262336478129544
OPM %17%12%7%15%11%8%3%11%12%19%6%21%
Other Income3802314744331534214912-1840
Profit before tax51956-8818744513-15917534188-201267
Tax %16%-159%-22%29%22%23%46%24%20%23%37%44%
Net Profit435145-10713334810-8613429145-126149
EPS in Rs5.711.90-1.411.163.030.09-0.750.115.621.89-1.651.95

Profit & Loss

The profit and loss (P&L) statement is a financial statement that summarizes the revenues, costs and expenses incurred during a specified period, usually a fiscal quarter or year. The P&L statement is synonymous with the income statement. These records provide information about a company's ability or inability to generate profit" by increasing revenue, reducing costs or both. Some refer to the P&L statement as a statement of profit and loss, income statement, statement of operations, statement of financial results or income, earnings statement or expense statement.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020TTM
Sales -2,3272,4532,9113,3163,9394,9685,3355,9816,9397,2638,6609,6419,955
Sales Growth %64.79%5.41%18.66%13.90%18.81%26.12%7.38%12.11%16.02%4.67%19.23%11.33%
Expenses -2,1052,1782,4462,8453,5134,3074,7935,1436,0116,3147,8258,4368,468
Material Cost %59%60%52%54%55%54%53%50%52%54%59%58%
Manufacturing Cost %8%6%10%10%12%13%13%14%13%13%12%11%
Employee Cost %5%5%5%6%6%5%6%7%6%7%6%7%
Other Cost %18%17%17%16%17%15%18%15%15%13%13%12%
Operating Profit2222754654714276615428389289498351,2051,487
OPM %10%11%16%14%11%13%10%14%13%13%10%12%15%
Other Income253174154144130302260481294428560496515
Profit before tax157248210307297552581508418576486538788
Tax %6%27%25%26%30%25%20%24%41%5%17%14%
Net Profit148181158227208416463385245548405461597
EPS in Rs2.072.532.063.012.856.016.535.973.
Dividend Payout %45%48%59%51%53%41%46%56%144%74%101%100%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 14.67%
  • 5 Years:: 12.56%
  • 3 Years:: 11.59%
  • TTM:: 14.53%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 10.06%
  • 5 Years:: 0.27%
  • 3 Years:: 21.29%
  • TTM:: 110.03%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 15.08%
  • 5 Years:: 6.73%
  • 3 Years:: -3.04%
  • 1 Year:: -10.17%

Balance Sheet

A balance sheet is a financial statement that reports a company's assets, liabilities and shareholders' equity at a specific point in time, and provides a basis for computing rates of return and evaluating its capital structure. It is a financial statement that provides a snapshot of what a company owns and owes, as well as the amount invested by shareholders. It is used alongside other important financial statements such as the income statement and statement of cash flows in conducting fundamental analysis or calculating financial ratios.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Share Capital -8888929289868686183102102153
Preference Capital0000000082000
Equity Capital8888929289868686101102102153
Other Liabilities -9968669811,1641,6202,3552,7396,1592,8312,9594,2934,692
Trade Payables4064465836199411,3711,7211,7502,1882,3532,8173,297
Advance from Customers332657485050495349521,135707
Other liability items5583953414986299349684,356594554341688
Total Liabilities4,8534,9425,8526,2647,0167,0837,63911,75911,34712,05013,90313,828
Fixed Assets -9219739381,3751,3501,5721,6495,3975,1164,9024,9815,354
Gross Block1,5641,7161,7572,3322,4422,8213,0997,4017,7658,1548,93910,117
Accumulated Depreciation6427448199561,0911,2481,4502,0042,6493,2523,9584,763
Other Assets -3,4573,2523,8593,9934,5254,7214,7475,5655,3665,8916,5926,182
Trade receivables7277471,0251,3901,8051,4121,4231,8661,9572,0172,7333,161
Cash Equivalents70384438981881851257571126100163
Loans n Advances2,1661,8522239328329598499426849661,4531,020
Other asset items-59-181,7641,0231,0801,2931,1771,3981,2991,330440522
Total Assets4,8534,9425,8526,2647,0167,0837,63911,75911,34712,05013,90313,828

Cash Flows

Cash flow is the net amount of cash and cash-equivalents being transferred into and out of a business. At the most fundamental level, a company’s ability to create value for shareholders is determined by its ability to generate positive cash flows, or more specifically, maximize long-term free cash flow.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Cash from Operating Activity --313452266201901,139497-631,0214976641,773
Profit from operations2323774875094847545338408999338681,322
Loans Advances004057-97-91-4000000
Other WC items000035-953-211-60-317595146
Working capital changes-515116-162-418-22549683-708268-314-138549
Direct taxes-29-41-59-71-69-111-119-195-100-115-62-88
Other operating items-10000000-46-7-4-10
Exceptional CF items-000000000000
Cash from Investing Activity --256-54-5661,066-63-84-131364268-305-439-435
Fixed assets purchased-286-88-108-230-255-316-377-496-465-769-1,027-1,095
Fixed assets sold01101001280079
Investments purchased-5-1,624-375-734-1370-201-149-120-1,029-9
Investments sold3911,594270841589710330261
Investment income02181400000000
Interest received9880106887269637964508225
Dividends received881205123174217216356412429
Invest in subsidiaries-4220-271000000000
Loans to subsidiaries-5630-18000-56273209-258-102-770
Investment in group cos0000-10000000
Other investing items523-27-281,067193-1-635036621601,19875
Cash from Financing Activity -336-45269-1,256-21-1,199-459-322-1,295-158-241-1,277
Proceeds from shares000000000101
Proceeds from borrowings5321,2172,2753450000005940
Repayment of borrowings-21-1,059-1,605-1,372000000-127-641
Interest paid fin-120-125-294-120-100-190-245-265-264-95-302-184
Dividends paid-44-66-88-92-115-111-171-213-213-360-406-407
Financial liabilities00000000000-46
Other financing items-11-12-20-17193-898-44156-81829600
Net Cash Flow-233353-31-170105-144-93-21-634-1661

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Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
ROCE %10%9%11%9%7%16%13%13%8%8%7%9%
Debtor Days11411112915316710497114103101115120
Inventory Turnover3.443.684.894.

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