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Consumer Non-Durables

Dabur India Ltd.

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.

Business Summary

Dabur India Ltd. engages in the distribution of fast moving consumer goods. It operates through the following segments: Consumer Care Business, Foods Business, and Other. The Consumer Care Business segment is involved in providing home care, personal care, and health care. The Foods Business segment offers packaged fruit juices, beverages, and culinary. The Other segment includes guar gum, pharma, and others. The company was founded by Saket K. Burma in 1884 and is headquartered in Ghaziabad, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 INRUSD
Gross Profit35,659.10M478.58M
Operating income20,098.50M269.74M
Income before tax22,704.80M304.72M
Net income17,392.20M233.42M
Diluted EPS9.810.13
Dividends Per Share5.200.06
Total Assets122,845.30M1,621.18M
Total liabilities38,626.80M509.75M
Total equity83,813M1,106.07M
Operating cash flow21,472.80M288.18M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 76,774M 84,593.60M 86,270.10M 95,114.40M 108,358.70M
Gross Profit 26,929.50M 28,202.20M 28,687.80M 32,439.10M 35,659.10M
Operating income 14,638.80M 15,595.90M 15,677.60M 17,863.70M 20,098.50M
Income before tax 16,930.90M 17,248.70M 17,276.40M 20,570.30M 22,704.80M
Net income 13,543.90M 14,423.30M 14,449.60M 16,933M 17,392.20M
EBITDA 16,249.50M 17,353.70M 17,871.20M 20,254M 22,616.40M
Diluted EPS 7.66 8.13 8.15 9.55 9.81
Dividends Per Share 2.50 2.75 3 4.75 5.20
Total Assets 87,016.30M 85,392.50M 93,540.10M 108,471.30M 122,845.30M
Total liabilities 29,685.80M 28,761.90M 27,118M 31,469.10M 38,626.80M
Total equity 57,065.20M 56,316.80M 66,057.50M 76,635.30M 83,813M
Operating cash flow 12,899.10M 16,920.50M 18,333.20M 23,569.30M 21,472.80M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,190.92M 1,209.47M 1,216.68M 1,281.26M 1,454.29M
Gross Profit 417.73M 403.21M 404.58M 436.97M 478.58M
Operating income 227.07M 222.98M 221.10M 240.63M 269.74M
Income before tax 262.63M 246.61M 243.65M 277.09M 304.72M
Net income 210.09M 206.21M 203.78M 228.09M 233.42M
EBITDA 252.06M 248.11M 252.04M 272.83M 303.53M
Diluted EPS 0.11 0.11 0.11 0.12 0.13
Dividends Per Share 0.03 0.03 0.04 0.06 0.06
Total Assets 1,334.16M 1,232.65M 1,236.46M 1,483.59M 1,621.18M
Total liabilities 455.15M 415.18M 358.46M 430.41M 509.75M
Total equity 874.94M 812.94M 873.18M 1,048.16M 1,106.07M
Operating cash flow 200.09M 241.91M 258.55M 317.49M 288.18M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin18.54%
Profit margin16.05%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: Mohit Malhotra
  • Executive Director-Operations: Khan Adi Shahrukh
  • Chief Financial Officer & Joint Chief Risk Officer: Ankush Jain
  • Secretary, Compliance Officer & EVP-Finance: Ashok Kumar Jain
  • Executive Director & Director-Corporate Affairs: Pritam Das Narang


  • BURMAN ASHA (11.4%)
  • BURMAN PRADIP (8.9%)
  • BURMAN MONICA (2.9%)
  • First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM Ltd. (1.5%)
  • Matthews International Capital Management LLC (1.3%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors (1.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Kaushambi, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, 201010, India
  • Phone: +91.120.3962100

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Last Updated on 4 Oct, 2022

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