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Updated on August 12, 2019

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₹50,881 Cr.
Current Price ₹549.05 as on 16 Aug 19
52 Week High / Low Price₹1,043.75 / ₹537.25
Face Value₹2
Stock P/E124.40
Book Value₹156.52
Dividend Yield0.80 %
ROCE8.12 %
ROE7.03 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)10.83 %
SectorAgro Chemicals
IndustryPesticides / Agrochemicals - Indian
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Pros: Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 91.53%
Cons: Stock is trading at 6.38 times its book value Promoter holding is low: 27.88% Tax rate seems low Company has a low return on equity of 6.88% for last 3 years. Earnings include an other income of Rs.556.00 Cr.

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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 124.40 ₹50,880.79 Cr. 0.80 -₹86 Cr. 23.36 13.94 1864.00 8.12
2. UPL 30.22 ₹50,880.79 Cr. 0.80 ₹206 Cr. -57.35 49.80 8525.00 21.35
3. P I Inds. ₹3.9 38.50 ₹15,699.61 Cr. 0.35 ₹124.4 Cr. 18.03 28.75 804.80 25.30
4. Rallis India ₹159.25 18.96 ₹2,946.2 Cr. 1.65 ₹1.52 Cr. -92.32 -8.46 339.69 19.76
5. Bharat Rasayan ₹4,902.15 16.48 ₹1,847.99 Cr. 0.03 ₹21.35 Cr. -14.84 0.48 189.56 39.06
6. Dhanuka Agritech ₹325.35 15.92 ₹1,791.8 Cr. 1.51 ₹26.75 Cr. -6.60 4.12 192.72 28.70
7. Meghmani Organ. ₹48.05 6.57 ₹1,727.97 Cr. 0.59 ₹66.47 Cr. 53.50 18.41 557.73 30.11
8. Insecticid.India ₹612.95 11.81 ₹1,445.4 Cr. 0.29 ₹28.55 Cr. 271.26 17.76 198.94 19.70

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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

Jun 2016Sep 2016Dec 2016Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019
YOY Sales Growth %6.99%15.75%28.55%13.75%2.94%7.06%8.43%-0.18%34.48%15.42%14.11%13.94%
Material Cost %48.05%51.87%55%53.81%48.95%54.54%55.92%56.42%55.79%57.93%59.12%63.73%
Employee Cost %6.25%6.52%5.81%7.08%7%6.34%6.13%7.46%5.9%5.98%6.63%7.08%
Operating Profit30527623112925633523812035325618050
OPM %18%15%13%8%15%17%12%7%15%11%8%3%
Other Income222-21939113802314744331534
Profit before tax3248764-598951956-8818744513-159
Tax %7%23%178%-27%16%16%-159%-22%29%22%23%46%
Net Profit30267-50-7575435145-10713334810-86

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 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018TTM
Sales Growth %4.26%11.98%64.79%5.41%18.66%13.9%18.81%26.12%7.38%12.11%16.02%4.67%%
Material Cost %52.39%59.08%59%60.4%51.68%53.79%54.51%53.59%52.95%50.31%52.2%54.01%%
Manufacturing Cost %8.69%10.26%8.45%6.29%10.18%10.2%11.93%12.71%13.32%13.73%12.58%12.79%%
Employee Cost %4.93%5.77%4.58%4.75%5.26%5.57%6.03%5.22%5.96%6.67%6.41%6.69%%
Other Cost %21.78%21.22%18.41%17.36%16.9%16.24%16.71%15.18%17.6%15.28%15.43%13.44%%
Operating Profit15452222275465471427661542838928949839
OPM %12%4%10%11%16%14%11%13%10%14%13%13%10%
Other Income204237253174154144130302260481294428556
Profit before tax16094157248210307297552581508418576486
Tax %33%2%6%27%25%26%30%25%20%24%41%5%
Net Profit10792148181158227208416463385245548405
EPS in Rs2.771.923.113.793.094.514.289.029.798.954.8510.75
Dividend Payout %21%48%45%48%59%51%53%41%46%56%144%74%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 17.79%
  • 5 Years:: 13.02%
  • 3 Years:: 10.83%
  • TTM:: 19.23%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 21.37%
  • 5 Years:: 22.80%
  • 3 Years:: 6.06%
  • TTM:: -26.09%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 8.15%
  • 5 Years:: 8.64%
  • 3 Years:: 6.88%
  • Last Year:: 7.03%

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 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Share Capital38448888929289868686183102102
Preference Capital0000000000820
Equity Capital37.543.9387.9187.9192.3692.3688.5285.7285.7286101102102
Other Liabilities7909501,0558841,0001,1881,6552,3922,7796,2912,8963,1044,566
Trade Payables296.85378.54405.52445.64603.11624.58948.411386.621826.281801222625072817
Total Liabilities3,8964,1884,9114,9595,8716,2887,0517,1207,68011,89111,41212,19513,903
Fixed Assets1,0836919219739381,3751,3501,5721,6495,3975,1164,9025,049
Gross Block1634.981249.891563.631716.461756.952331.772441.922820.623099.32740177658154
Accumulated Depreciation551.99558.87642.3743.68819.11956.351091.421248.351450.08200426493252
Other Assets2,3602,5393,5163,2693,8784,0174,5604,7584,7875,6975,4316,0366,592
Trade receivables380.56498.52726.93746.831024.951389.991804.561411.791422.521866195720172733
Cash Equivalents183.77303.8370.39383.7437.8297.53188.22185.4124.77571126100
Loans n Advances1536.061433.962166.481851.91223.43932.01831.77958.66848.669426841111190
Total Assets3,8964,1884,9114,9595,8716,2887,0517,1207,68011,89111,41212,19513,903

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 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Cash from Operating Activity187152-313452266201901,139497-631,021471
Profit from operations220.29166.79232.04376.85487.07509.42484.27753.69532.88840899907
Working Capital Changes60.883.8-514.89116.35-161.92-418.23-225.41496.2983.37-708268-314
Taxes paid-92.45-15.71-30.14-41.02-58.77-71.04-68.87-111.04-119.07-195-146-122
Cash from Investing Activity-1,130-637-256-54-5661,066-63-84-131364268-279
Fixed Assets Purchased-563.02-289.85-285.79-88.11-107.89-230.34-255.22-315.97-377.07-496-465-743
Fixed Assets Sold2.350.
Investments purchased-87-350-4.81-1623.78-375.34-734.37-136.70-201.23-149-120
Investments sold959.4641.45390.981594.06270841.4658.2697.40.550330
Cash from Financing Activity785605336-45269-1,256-21-1,199-459-322-1,295-158
Proceeds from Shares01052.780000000001
Proceeds from Borrowings831.180531.51217.012275.11344.64000000
Repayment of Borrowings0-404.34-20.91-1058.73-1604.79-1371.73000000
Interest Paid0-113-120.3-125.46-293.61-119.94-99.84-190.28-244.92-265-264-95
Dividends Paid-39.57-1.44-43.74-65.65-87.73-92.01-114.75-110.65-170.71-213-213-360
Net Cash Flow-158120-233353-31-170105-144-93-21-634

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Mar 2007Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
ROCE %9%7%10%9%11%9%7%16%13%13%8%8%
Debtor Days11012911411112915316710497114103101
Inventory Turnover5.515.035.455.858.366.916.736.665.214.875.265.17

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