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Updated on January 20, 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₹43,799 Cr.
Current Price ₹557.75 as on 10 Dec 19
52 Week High / Low Price₹709.25 / ₹480.67
Face Value₹2
Stock P/E118.38
Book Value₹104.77
Dividend Yield0.93 %
ROCE6.73 %
ROE4.65 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)13.13 %
SectorAgro Chemicals
IndustryPesticides / Agrochemicals - Indian
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Pros: Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 106.49%
Cons: Stock is trading at 5.47 times its book value The company has delivered a poor growth of 11.75% over past five years. Promoter holding is low: 27.88% Tax rate seems low Company has a low return on equity of 5.47% for last 3 years. Earnings include an other income of Rs.561.00 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 118.38 ₹43,798.91 Cr. 0.93 ₹429 Cr. 23.28 21.80 2771.00 6.73
2. P I Inds. ₹3.55 44.69 ₹20,476.99 Cr. 0.27 ₹123.2 Cr. 30.23 25.50 907.40 24.66
3. Rallis India ₹180 21.99 ₹3,601.56 Cr. 1.35 ₹80.63 Cr. -5.40 14.51 748.69 17.74
4. Bharat Rasayan ₹5,619.55 17.26 ₹2,588.44 Cr. 0.02 ₹54.62 Cr. 55.46 28.18 365.66 32.01
5. Sharda Cropchem ₹210.5 13.33 ₹1,906.81 Cr. 1.89 -₹5.61 Cr. -134.65 4.91 324.15 22.99
6. Dhanuka Agritech ₹318.25 12.19 ₹1,414.98 Cr. 0.20 ₹60 Cr. 9.01 4.87 402.03 23.35
7. Meghmani Organ. ₹48.7 4.71 ₹1,346.52 Cr. 1.89 ₹84.35 Cr. 53.81 6.18 532.41 32.54
8. Insecticid.India ₹457.55 8.23 ₹1,070.9 Cr. 0.39 ₹48.81 Cr. 13.59 9.77 503.10 20.72

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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

Dec 2016Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019Jun 2019Sep 2019
YOY Sales Growth %28.55%13.75%2.94%7.06%8.43%-0.18%34.48%15.42%14.11%13.94%1.39%21.8%
Material Cost %55%53.81%48.95%54.54%55.92%56.42%55.79%57.93%59.12%63.73%56.31%62.83%
Employee Cost %5.81%7.08%7%6.34%6.13%7.46%5.9%5.98%6.63%7.08%6.5%6.06%
Operating Profit23112925633523812035325618050262336
OPM %13%8%15%17%12%7%15%11%8%3%11%12%
Other Income193911380231474433153421491
Profit before tax64-598951956-8818744513-15917534
Tax %178%-27%16%16%-159%-22%29%22%23%46%24%20%
Net Profit-50-7575435145-10713334810-8613429
EPS in Rs-0.77-0.980.985.711.90-1.411.164.550.13-0.750.115.62

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 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019TTM
Sales Growth %11.98%64.79%5.41%18.66%13.9%18.81%26.12%7.38%12.11%16.02%4.67%19.23%%
Material Cost %59.08%59%60.4%51.68%53.79%54.51%53.59%52.95%50.31%52.2%54.01%58.91%%
Manufacturing Cost %10.26%8.45%6.29%10.18%10.2%11.93%12.71%13.32%13.73%12.58%12.79%11.81%%
Employee Cost %5.77%4.58%4.75%5.26%5.57%6.03%5.22%5.96%6.67%6.41%6.69%6.36%%
Other Cost %21.22%18.41%17.36%16.9%16.24%16.71%15.18%17.6%15.28%15.43%13.44%13.27%%
Operating Profit52222275465471427661542838928949835828
OPM %4%10%11%16%14%11%13%10%14%13%13%10%9%
Other Income237253174154144130302260481294428560561
Profit before tax94157248210307297552581508418576486405
Tax %2%6%27%25%26%30%25%20%24%41%5%17%
Net Profit92148181158227208416463385245548405366
EPS in Rs1.282.072.532.063.012.856.016.535.973.
Dividend Payout %48%45%48%59%51%53%41%46%56%144%74%101%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 14.04%
  • 5 Years:: 11.75%
  • 3 Years:: 13.13%
  • TTM:: 12.63%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 12.24%
  • 5 Years:: -2.82%
  • 3 Years:: -1.29%
  • TTM:: -28.71%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 17.95%
  • 5 Years:: 20.05%
  • 3 Years:: 9.75%
  • 1 Year:: 13.47%

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 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Sep 2019
Share Capital448888929289868686183102102153
Preference Capital0000000008200
Equity Capital43.9387.9187.9192.3692.3688.5285.7285.7286101102102153
Other Liabilities9501,0558841,0001,1881,6552,3922,7796,2912,8962,9594,2935,023
Trade Payables378.54405.52445.64603.11624.58948.411386.621826.2818012226250728843228
Total Liabilities4,1884,9114,9595,8716,2887,0517,1207,68011,89111,41212,05013,90315,586
Fixed Assets6919219739381,3751,3501,5721,6495,3975,1164,9024,9815,589
Gross Block1249.891563.631716.461756.952331.772441.922820.623099.327401776581548939
Accumulated Depreciation558.87642.3743.68819.11956.351091.421248.351450.082004264932523958
Other Assets2,5393,5163,2693,8784,0174,5604,7584,7875,6975,4315,8916,5927,974
Trade receivables498.52726.93746.831024.951389.991804.561411.791422.5218661957201727334160
Cash Equivalents303.8370.39383.7437.8297.53188.22185.4124.7757112610078
Loans n Advances1433.962166.481851.91223.43932.01831.77958.66848.669426849661453185
Other Assets etc0001782.761047.371115.321330.31217.611530136413304401655
Total Assets4,1884,9114,9595,8716,2887,0517,1207,68011,89111,41212,05013,90315,586

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 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Cash from Operating Activity152-313452266201901,139497-631,021497664
Profit from operations166.79232.04376.85487.07509.42484.27753.69532.88840899933868
Working Capital Changes3.8-514.89116.35-161.92-418.23-225.41496.2983.37-708268-314-138
Taxes paid-15.71-30.14-41.02-58.77-71.04-68.87-111.04-119.07-195-146-122-66
Cash from Investing Activity-637-256-54-5661,066-63-84-131364268-305-439
Fixed Assets Purchased-289.85-285.79-88.11-107.89-230.34-255.22-315.97-377.07-496-465-769-1027
Fixed Assets Sold0.
Investments purchased-350-4.81-1623.78-375.34-734.37-136.70-201.23-149-120-1029
Investments sold41.45390.981594.06270841.4658.2697.40.5503302
Cash from Financing Activity605336-45269-1,256-21-1,199-459-322-1,295-158-241
Proceeds from Shares1052.7800000000010
Proceeds from Borrowings0531.51217.012275.11344.640000000
Repayment of Borrowings-404.34-20.91-1058.73-1604.79-1371.730000000
Interest Paid-113-120.3-125.46-293.61-119.94-99.84-190.28-244.92-265-264-95-351
Dividends Paid-1.44-43.74-65.65-87.73-92.01-114.75-110.65-170.71-213-213-360-406
Net Cash Flow120-233353-31-170105-144-93-21-634-16

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Mar 2008Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
ROCE %7%10%9%11%9%7%16%13%13%8%8%7%
Debtor Days12911411112915316710497114103101115
Inventory Turnover5.035.455.858.366.916.736.665.214.875.265.175.22

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