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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 involves 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 2020 INRUSD
Gross Profit28,687.80M404.58M
Operating income15,677.60M221.10M
Income before tax17,276.40M243.65M
Net income14,449.60M203.78M
Diluted EPS8.150.11
Dividends Per Share30.04
Total Assets93,540.10M1,236.46M
Total liabilities27,118M358.46M
Total equity66,057.50M873.18M
Operating cash flow18,333.20M258.55M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 77,774.20M 76,103M 76,774M 84,593.60M 86,270.10M
Gross Profit 29,320.10M 26,916.60M 26,929.50M 28,202.20M 28,687.80M
Operating income 13,990.20M 14,045.90M 14,638.80M 15,595.90M 15,677.60M
Income before tax 15,538M 16,106.50M 16,930.90M 17,248.70M 17,276.40M
Net income 12,511.50M 12,769.40M 13,543.90M 14,423.30M 14,449.60M
EBITDA 15,308.70M 15,462.60M 16,249.50M 17,353.70M 17,871.20M
Diluted EPS 7.07 7.21 7.66 8.13 8.15
Dividends Per Share 2.25 2.25 2.50 2.75 3
Total Assets 78,227.20M 77,322.40M 87,016.30M 85,392.50M 93,540.10M
Total liabilities 36,304M 28,600.80M 29,685.80M 28,761.90M 27,118M
Total equity 41,706.10M 48,473.90M 57,065.20M 56,316.80M 66,057.50M
Operating cash flow 12,950.80M 13,719.40M 12,899.10M 16,920.50M 18,333.20M
 Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020
Revenue 1,187.92M 1,134.89M 1,190.92M 1,209.47M 1,216.68M
Gross Profit 447.83M 401.39M 417.73M 403.21M 404.58M
Operating income 213.68M 209.46M 227.07M 222.98M 221.10M
Income before tax 237.32M 240.19M 262.63M 246.61M 243.65M
Net income 191.10M 190.42M 210.09M 206.21M 203.78M
EBITDA 233.82M 230.58M 252.06M 248.11M 252.04M
Diluted EPS 0.10 0.10 0.11 0.11 0.11
Dividends Per Share 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.03 0.04
Total Assets 1,181.27M 1,190.76M 1,334.16M 1,232.65M 1,236.46M
Total liabilities 548.21M 440.45M 455.15M 415.18M 358.46M
Total equity 629.78M 746.49M 874.94M 812.94M 873.18M
Operating cash flow 197.81M 204.59M 200.09M 241.91M 258.55M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2020
Operating margin18.17%
Profit margin16.74%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: Mohit Malhotra
  • Executive Director-Operations: Khan Adi Shahrukh
  • Chief Financial Officer: Lalit Malik
  • 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 (3.0%)
  • Life Insurance Corp of India (2.0%)
  • BURMAN GAURAV V (1.4%)
  • First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM Ltd. (1.3%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Kaushambi, Sahibabad, Ghaziabad, 201010, India
  • Phone: +91.120.3982100

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