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Consumer Non-Durables

Godrej Consumer Products Ltd.

Company Background

Godrej Consumer Products, or GCPL, is part of the Godrej Group, a midsize Indian conglomerate. It has large shares of the market for insecticides, housewares, soap and hair care products in India.

The Godrej Group was founded in the 1890s by the grandfather and great-uncle of Adi Godrej, the current chairman of both the group and GCPL. The group entered the soap business in the 1910s, raising the brand's profile by offering products made without animal fat in consideration of India's many vegetarians. In 2001, Godrej Soaps, the group's core unit, was split into two entities, one of which is GCPL.

GCPL is working to expand overseas, particularly in Asia, Africa and Latin America. It bought a major Indonesian household insecticides company in 2010. It has also bought a number of African companies and is planning to purchase a South African baldness treatment company, possibly by the end of 2015. The group's main subsidiaries and the founding family together hold more than 60% of GCPL shares.

Business Summary

Godrej Consumer Products Ltd. engages in the manufacture and sale of personal and household care products. The firm operates through the following geographical segments: India, Indonesia, Africa and Others. It offers household insecticides, hair color, liquid detergents, soaps and air fresheners. The company was founded on November 29, 2000 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2022 INRUSD
Gross Profit43,929M589.57M
Operating income22,985.50M308.49M
Income before tax21,549.80M289.22M
Net income17,833.90M239.35M
Diluted EPS17.430.23
Dividends Per Share00
Total Assets165,129.20M2,179.20M
Total liabilities49,569.90M654.17M
Total equity115,557.80M1,525.01M
Operating cash flow13,972.80M187.53M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 98,474.30M 103,143.40M 99,108M 110,286.20M 122,765M
Gross Profit 39,401.20M 40,500.40M 39,563.10M 43,291.80M 43,929M
Operating income 19,604.10M 19,803M 19,604.20M 22,524.30M 22,985.50M
Income before tax 20,378M 20,847M 17,595.90M 20,803.70M 21,549.80M
Net income 16,341.80M 23,415.30M 14,965.80M 17,208.20M 17,833.90M
EBITDA 21,160.90M 21,502.80M 21,559.50M 24,562.80M 25,084.80M
Diluted EPS 10.65 22.90 14.63 16.82 17.43
Dividends Per Share 6.66 9.33 6 0 0
Total Assets 139,638.10M 141,700.80M 149,570.10M 146,312M 165,129.20M
Total liabilities 77,055M 69,031.60M 70,586.50M 51,923M 49,569.90M
Total equity 62,581.60M 72,667.70M 78,982.10M 94,387.50M 115,557.80M
Operating cash flow 16,320M 16,062.80M 14,932.40M 19,300.70M 13,972.80M
 Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021Mar 2022
Revenue 1,527.53M 1,474.68M 1,397.73M 1,485.63M 1,647.63M
Gross Profit 611.19M 579.05M 557.96M 583.17M 589.57M
Operating income 304.09M 283.13M 276.48M 303.41M 308.49M
Income before tax 316.10M 298.05M 248.15M 280.24M 289.22M
Net income 253.49M 334.77M 211.06M 231.80M 239.35M
EBITDA 328.24M 307.43M 304.05M 330.87M 336.66M
Diluted EPS 0.16 0.32 0.20 0.22 0.23
Dividends Per Share 0.10 0.13 0.08 0 0
Total Assets 2,140.97M 2,045.48M 1,977.10M 2,001.15M 2,179.20M
Total liabilities 1,181.43M 996.48M 933.05M 710.16M 654.17M
Total equity 959.52M 1,048.97M 1,044.02M 1,290.96M 1,525.01M
Operating cash flow 253.15M 229.65M 210.59M 259.99M 187.53M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2022
Operating margin18.72%
Profit margin14.52%

Key executives

  • CEO, Managing Director & Director: Sudhir Sitapati
  • Associate Vice President-Operations: Rajesh Chandra
  • Chief Financial Officer: Sameer Shah
  • Head-Research & Development: Venkateswara Rao Yadlapalli
  • Secretary & Compliance Officer: Rahul Botadara


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  • GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) (1.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Godrej One, Pirojshanagar, Eastern Express Highway, Mumbai, 400079, India
  • Phone: +91.22.25188010

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    Last Updated on 4 Oct, 2022

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