Bosch Ltd.


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May 29, 2017
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 30.52M

Currency in INR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BOM(500530)
Producer Manufacturing
Auto Parts: OEM
Full time employees: 9,134

Business summary

Bosch Ltd. manufactures and markets automotive products and non-automotive products. Its products include diesel and gasoline fuel injection systems, automotive aftermarket products, auto electrical, special purpose machines, packaging machines, electric power tools, security systems, solar energy and thermo technology. It operates through the Automotive Products and Others segments. The Automotive Products segment provides diesel and gasoline fuel injection systems, car multimedia systems, auto electrical and accessories, starters and generators, energy and body systems services. The Other segment consists of industrial technology, consumer goods and building technology. The company was founded by Robert Bosch in 1951 and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

Company background

Bosch is the listed unit German autoparts and power tool maker Robert Bosch. The German parent company owns a 70% stake in the Indian subsidiary. A manufacturer of automotive components and industrial machinery, it is the Indian flagship of the German parent, which has six subsidiaries in the country.
Robert Bosch has a long history in India, having opened a sales office in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1922. In 1953, just six years after India's independence, the German company began production in the country. In addition to autoparts and tools, the Bosch brand is widely known in India for consumer electronics and other products. In all, Robert Bosch units have more than 25,000 employees and annual sales of more than $2 billion in India.
The parent company has made India a hub of its technical development, taking advantage of the country's strength in information technology. Bangalore, where the Bosch has its headquarters and a huge research and development center, is the largest development hub for the global group, second only to Germany.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2016

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 104,157M
Gross profit 26,408M
Operating income 13,179M
Income before tax 18,591M
Net income 12,481M
EBITDA 17,129M
Diluted EPS 397
Dividends per share 85
Total assets 135,249M
Total liabilities 52,442M
Total equity 80,777M
Operating cash flow 16,347M

Currency in INR

Revenue 1,590.89M
Gross profit 403.35M
Operating income 201.29M
Income before tax 283.95M
Net income 190.63M
EBITDA 261.62M
Diluted EPS 6.06
Dividends per share 1.29
Total assets 2,042.34M
Total liabilities 791.90M
Total equity 1,219.78M
Operating cash flow 249.68M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2016

PER 52.36
ROA 9.65%
ROE 16.38%
Operating margin 12.65%
Profit margin 11.98%

Key executive

  • Joint Managing Director, CFO & Executive Director: Soumitra Bhattacharya
  • Joint Managing Director: Andreas Friedhelm Wolf
  • Secretary, VP-Controlling & Compliance Officer: S. Karthik

Share holders

  • Robert Bosch Stiftung GmbH(70.4%)
  • General Insurance Corp. of India (Invt Port)(3.1%)
  • The New India Assurance Co. Ltd. (Investment Portfolio)(2.8%)
  • Aberdeen Asset Management (Asia) Ltd.(1.6%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India(1.3%)
  • Axis Asset Management Co. Ltd.(0.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(0.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(0.7%)
  • UTI Asset Management Co. Ltd. (Investment Management)(0.6%)
  • Birla Sun Life Asset Management Co. Ltd.(0.6%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Hosur Road, Adugodi, Bangalore, 560030, India
  • Phone: +91.80.22220088

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