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Consumer Non-Durables

Godrej Consumer Products Ltd.

  • 1,300.00 INR
  • -31.20
  • -2.34%
  • India
    Aug 16, 2018
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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. It offers household insecticides, hair color, liquid detergents, soaps, and air fresheners. It operates through the following geographical segments: India, Indonesia, Africa, and Others. The company was founded on November 29, 2000 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 INRUSD
Gross Profit39,508.70M612.86M
Operating income19,604.10M304.09M
Income before tax20,378M316.10M
Net income16,341.80M253.49M
Diluted EPS23.980.37
Dividends Per Share100.15
Total Assets140,401M2,152.67M
Total liabilities77,817.90M1,193.12M
Total equity62,581.60M959.52M
Operating cash flow16,320M253.15M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 75,796.30M 82,389.90M 84,238.80M 92,679.10M 98,432.70M
Gross Profit 29,114.50M 32,154.70M 31,811.70M 36,279.50M 39,508.70M
Operating income 10,880.50M 12,572.60M 15,570.20M 17,828M 19,604.10M
Income before tax 10,296.70M 12,487.20M 11,665.70M 16,863.10M 20,378M
Net income 7,597.30M 9,071.20M 8,276.10M 13,040.80M 16,341.80M
EBITDA 11,699M 13,480.40M 16,576.50M 19,243.70M 21,160.90M
Diluted EPS 11.16 13.32 12.15 19.14 23.98
Dividends Per Share 2.62 2.75 2.87 7.50 10
Total Assets 91,435M 101,284.80M 97,877.40M 130,804.80M 140,401M
Total liabilities 51,430M 56,557.50M 55,107.60M 77,785.30M 77,817.90M
Total equity 37,752.50M 43,105.40M 42,668.10M 53,018M 62,581.60M
Operating cash flow 10,492.60M 9,078.10M 7,713.60M 17,769.80M 16,320M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 1,254.19M 1,347.48M 1,286.66M 1,382.09M 1,526.89M
Gross Profit 481.75M 525.88M 485.89M 541.02M 612.86M
Operating income 180.03M 205.62M 237.81M 265.86M 304.09M
Income before tax 170.37M 204.22M 178.18M 251.47M 316.10M
Net income 125.71M 148.35M 126.40M 194.47M 253.49M
EBITDA 193.58M 220.47M 253.18M 286.97M 328.24M
Diluted EPS 0.18 0.21 0.18 0.28 0.37
Dividends Per Share 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.11 0.15
Total Assets 1,530.99M 1,618.45M 1,478.00M 2,014.39M 2,152.67M
Total liabilities 861.14M 903.74M 832.15M 1,197.89M 1,193.12M
Total equity 632.13M 688.79M 644.31M 816.47M 959.52M
Operating cash flow 173.62M 148.47M 117.81M 264.99M 253.15M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin19.91%
Profit margin16.60%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer, MD & Executive Director: Vivek Gambhir
  • CFO, Secretary & Compliance Officer: V. Srinivasan
  • Head-Research & Development: Sunder Nurani Mahadevan
  • Head-Global Supply Chain & Information Technology: Rakesh K. Sinha
  • EVP-Business Development, Mergers & Acquisitions: Omar Momin


  • Godrej Industries Ltd. (51.2%)
  • Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Co. Ltd. (7.3%)
  • Temasek Capital Pte Ltd. (2.4%)
  • First State Investment Management (UK) Ltd. (1.7%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India (1.3%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) (1.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.2%)
  • Aberdeen Asset Management (Asia) Ltd. (1.1%)
  • GIC Pte Ltd. (Investment Management) (1.0%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Godrej One, 4th Floor, Pirojshanagar, Eastern Express Highway, Mumbai, 400079, India
  • Phone: +91.22.25188010

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Last Updated on 16 Aug, 2018

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