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  • 19,700.00 INR
  • +237.00
  • +1.22%
  • India
    Apr 20, 2018
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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.

Business Summary

Bosch Ltd. engages in the manufacture and market of automotive and non-automotive products. 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 November 12, 1951 and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2017 INRUSD
Gross Profit26,989M402.47M
Operating income13,675M203.93M
Income before tax20,944M312.33M
Net income14,432M215.21M
Diluted EPS4596.84
Dividends Per Share1652.46
Total Assets117,908M1,815.78M
Total liabilities30,002M462.03M
Total equity86,086M1,325.72M
Operating cash flow17,797M265.40M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Dec 2012Dec 2013Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 85,108M 86,411M 95,531.20M 95,351M 102,403M
Gross Profit 19,616M 17,555M 22,115.20M 23,751M 26,989M
Operating income 8,882M 8,557M 10,499.20M 13,656M 13,675M
Income before tax 13,462M 12,566M 15,591.20M 20,824M 20,944M
Net income 9,583M 8,847M 10,645.60M 15,145M 14,432M
EBITDA 12,552M 12,399M 15,086.40M 17,451M 18,043M
Diluted EPS 305 282 339 488 459
Dividends Per Share 60 55 85 85 165
Total Assets 79,039M 107,943M 123,381M 124,247M 117,908M
Total liabilities 23,306M 45,000M 49,911M 28,979M 30,002M
Total equity 55,733M 61,446M 71,611M 93,448M 86,086M
Operating cash flow 11,406M 12,950M 17,101M 16,262M 17,797M
 Dec 2012Dec 2013Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 1,592.45M 1,474.42M 1,562.41M 1,456.38M 1,527.10M
Gross Profit 367.03M 299.53M 361.69M 362.77M 402.47M
Operating income 166.19M 146.00M 171.71M 208.58M 203.93M
Income before tax 251.88M 214.41M 254.99M 318.06M 312.33M
Net income 179.30M 150.95M 174.10M 231.32M 215.21M
EBITDA 234.85M 211.56M 246.73M 266.54M 269.06M
Diluted EPS 5.70 4.81 5.54 7.45 6.84
Dividends Per Share 1.12 0.93 1.39 1.29 2.46
Total Assets 1,442.58M 1,745.09M 1,971.53M 1,876.20M 1,815.78M
Total liabilities 425.36M 727.50M 797.53M 437.60M 462.03M
Total equity 1,017.21M 993.38M 1,144.28M 1,411.12M 1,325.72M
Operating cash flow 213.41M 220.96M 279.68M 248.38M 265.40M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2017
Operating margin13.35%
Profit margin14.09%

Key executives

  • Managing Director, CFO & Executive Officer: Soumitra Bhattacharya
  • Joint Managing Director & Director: Andreas Friedhelm Wolf
  • Joint Chief Financial Officer: S. Karthik
  • Secretary & Compliance Officer: R. Vijay


  • 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%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India (2.4%)
  • Aberdeen Asset Management (Asia) Ltd. (1.3%)
  • United India Insurance Co. Ltd. (1.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (0.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (0.7%)
  • Reliance Nippon Life Asset Management Ltd. (Invt Mgmt) (0.6%)
  • Birla Sun Life Trustee Co. Pvt Ltd. (0.6%)

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    Last Updated on 20 Apr, 2018

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