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Bharti Airtel Ltd.

  • 394.90 INR
  • -5.85
  • -1.46%
  • India
    Apr 20, 2018
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Business Summary

Bharti Airtel Ltd. engages in the business of providing telecommunication systems and services, passive infrastructure services and direct to home services. The company operates its business through the following segments: Mobile Services India and South Asia, Mobile Services Africa, Telemedia Services, Digital TV Services, Airtel Business, Tower Infrastructure Services, and Others. The Mobile Services India and South Asia segment covers voice and data telecom services provided through wireless technology in the geographies of India and South Asia. The Mobile Services Africa segment covers provision of voice and data telecom services offered to customers in Africa continent. The Telemedia Services segment covers voice and data communications based on fixed network and broadband technology. The Digital TV Services segment includes digital broadcasting services provided under the direct-to-home platform. The Airtel Business segment covers end-to-end telecom solutions being provided to large Indian and global corporations by serving as a single point of contact for all telecommunication needs across data and voice, network integration and managed services. The Tower Infrastructure Services segment includes setting up, operating and maintaining wireless communication towers in India. The Other's segment comprises of mobile commerce services, and also includes administrative and support services. Bharti Airtel was founded by Sunil Bharti Mittal on July 7, 1995 and is headquartered in New Delhi, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2017 INRUSD
Gross Profit283,308M4,224.87M
Operating income157,270M2,345.31M
Income before tax66,784M995.92M
Net income37,998M566.65M
Diluted EPS9.510.14
Dividends Per Share10.01
Total Assets2,396.92B36,912.65M
Total liabilities1,653.61B25,465.62M
Total equity674,563M10,388.28M
Operating cash flow298,190M4,446.80M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 769,045M 857,461M 920,394M 965,321M 954,683M
Gross Profit 228,557M 268,433M 313,959M 306,969M 283,308M
Operating income 83,535M 119,552M 155,467M 166,577M 157,270M
Income before tax 44,347M 73,432M 99,907M 117,797M 66,784M
Net income 22,757M 27,727M 51,835M 60,767M 37,998M
EBITDA 232,154M 276,596M 311,257M 341,075M 355,000M
Diluted EPS 6 7.01 12.97 15.20 9.51
Dividends Per Share 1 1.80 3.85 1.36 1
Total Assets 1,592.25B 1,831.77B 1,957.81B 2,298.40B 2,396.92B
Total liabilities 1,048.15B 1,192.11B 1,289.72B 1,575.72B 1,653.61B
Total equity 503,217M 597,560M 619,564M 667,693M 674,563M
Operating cash flow 193,360M 224,706M 242,131M 250,312M 298,190M
 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 14,130.24M 14,188.32M 15,053.02M 14,744.29M 14,236.87M
Gross Profit 4,199.45M 4,441.73M 5,134.79M 4,688.63M 4,224.87M
Operating income 1,534.85M 1,978.21M 2,542.65M 2,544.29M 2,345.31M
Income before tax 814.82M 1,215.07M 1,633.97M 1,799.22M 995.92M
Net income 418.13M 458.79M 847.76M 928.15M 566.65M
EBITDA 4,265.54M 4,576.80M 5,090.60M 5,209.57M 5,293.99M
Diluted EPS 0.11 0.11 0.21 0.23 0.14
Dividends Per Share 0.01 0.02 0.06 0.02 0.01
Total Assets 29,296.28M 30,671.38M 31,284.41M 34,707.24M 36,912.65M
Total liabilities 19,285.19M 19,960.81M 20,608.87M 23,794.43M 25,465.62M
Total equity 9,258.82M 10,005.60M 9,900.15M 10,082.56M 10,388.28M
Operating cash flow 3,552.74M 3,718.18M 3,960.04M 3,823.25M 4,446.80M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2017
Operating margin16.47%
Profit margin3.98%

Key executives

  • CEO, Managing Director & Executive Director: Gopal Vittal
  • Chief Operating Officer-India & South Asia Region: Ajai Puri
  • Global Chief Financial Officer: Nilanjan Roy
  • Chief Technology Officer & Director-Networks: Abhay Sarvargaonkar
  • Senior Vice President-Engineering: Satyamoorti Sivasubramanian


  • Bharti Telecom Ltd. (50.1%)
  • Singapore Telecommunications Ltd. (14.7%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India (3.9%)
  • Indian Continent Investment Ltd. (2.0%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd. (1.6%)
  • SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd. (1.3%)
  • ICICI Prudential Life Insurance Co. Ltd. (Invt Port) (1.1%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.0%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.0%)
  • Franklin Templeton Asset Management (India) Pvt Ltd. (0.9%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Bharti Crescent, 1, Nelson Mandela Road, New Delhi, 110070, India
  • Phone: +91.11.46666100

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Last Updated on 20 Apr, 2018

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