Dabur India Ltd.


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Apr 28, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,761.52M

Currency in INR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BOM(500096)
Consumer Non-Durables
Household/Personal Care
Full time employees: 12,080

Business summary

Dabur India Ltd. is consumer goods company, which engages in the provision of hair care, oral care, skin care, health care, home care, and foods. It operates through the following business units: Consumer Care Business, Foods Business, and International Business. The Consumer Care Business unit involves in providing health care products, such as health supplements, and digestives ad ethicals. The Foods Business unit offers packaged fruit juices and culinary products. The International Business unit includes organic overseas business. The company was founded by Saket K. Burma in 1884 and is headquartered in Ghaziabad, India.

Company background

The world's largest ayurvedic and natural health care company, Dabur India is building its presence in the global consumer goods business. The company was founded by S.K. Burman in 1884. It started as an ayurvedic medicine business in a small pharmacy in eastern Kolkata. In the local language, Burman was commonly called Daktar Burman (Doctor Burman); the company's name combines the syllables "da" and "bur."

Today, Dabur India's products are available in more than 60 countries and span categories including hair care, skin care, health care and food. About 68% of its shares are held by the Burman family, which lets employees run the show. The company has subsidiaries in countries such as the U.K, Nepal, Egypt and Turkey; international sales make up 30% of the consolidated total.

Sunil Duggal, an electrical and electronics engineering graduate, has served as CEO since June 2002. Prior to joining Dabur India's family products division as general manager of sales and marketing in 1995, he worked for businesses such as Wimco and Pepsi Foods.

Dabur's second-biggest brand, Vatika, focuses on hair care. Launched when Duggal was in the family products division, the brand became a major growth engine for the company.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 84,028.9M
Gross profit 34,739M
Operating income 13,889.8M
Income before tax 15,572.4M
Net income 12,527.1M
EBITDA 15,227.3M
Diluted EPS 7.08
Dividends per share 2.25
Total assets 80,435M
Total liabilities 38,617.5M
Total equity 41,600.7M
Operating cash flow 11,853.1M

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Revenue 1,283.45M
Gross profit 530.60M
Operating income 212.15M
Income before tax 237.85M
Net income 191.33M
EBITDA 232.58M
Diluted EPS 0.10
Dividends per share 0.03
Total assets 1,214.61M
Total liabilities 583.14M
Total equity 628.19M
Operating cash flow 181.04M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 34.94
ROA 16.79%
ROE 33.34%
Operating margin 16.52%
Profit margin 14.90%

Key executive

  • Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: Sunil Duggal
  • Senior Executive Director-Operations: Jude Magima
  • Chief Financial Officer: Lalit Malik
  • Secretary, VP-Finance & Compliance Officer: Ashok Kumar Jain
  • Whole Time Executive Director: Pritam Das Narang

Share holders

  • BURMAN ASHA(11.4%)
  • Milky Investment & Trading Co.(6.0%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India(3.5%)
  • Burmans Finvest Pvt Ltd.(3.0%)
  • First State Investment Management (UK) Ltd.(1.7%)
  • M.B. Finmart Pvt Ltd.(1.5%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Dabur Corporate Office, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad, 201010, India
  • Phone: +91.120.3982000

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