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Consumer Non-Durables

Godrej Consumer Products Ltd.

  • 1,131.65 INR
  • +35.50
  • +3.24%
  • India
    Apr 25, 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 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 2017 INRUSD
Gross Profit36,279.50M541.02M
Operating income17,736.80M264.50M
Income before tax16,863.10M251.47M
Net income13,040.80M194.47M
Diluted EPS19.140.28
Dividends Per Share7.500.11
Total Assets130,752.70M2,013.59M
Total liabilities77,733.20M1,197.09M
Total equity53,018M816.47M
Operating cash flow17,217.50M256.75M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 63,861.30M 75,796.30M 82,389.90M 84,238.80M 92,679.10M
Gross Profit 25,055.80M 29,114.50M 32,154.70M 31,811.70M 36,279.50M
Operating income 9,341.50M 10,880.50M 12,572.60M 15,570.20M 17,736.80M
Income before tax 10,246.10M 10,296.70M 12,487.20M 11,665.70M 16,863.10M
Net income 7,961M 7,597.30M 9,071.20M 8,276.10M 13,040.80M
EBITDA 10,111.50M 11,699M 13,480.40M 16,576.50M 19,152.50M
Diluted EPS 11.69 11.16 13.32 12.15 19.14
Dividends Per Share 2.50 2.62 2.75 2.87 7.50
Total Assets 77,159.30M 91,435M 101,284.80M 97,877.40M 130,752.70M
Total liabilities 41,933.80M 51,430M 56,557.50M 55,107.60M 77,733.20M
Total equity 33,128.90M 37,752.50M 43,105.40M 42,668.10M 53,018M
Operating cash flow 7,728.30M 10,492.60M 9,078.10M 7,713.60M 17,217.50M
 Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017
Revenue 1,173.37M 1,254.19M 1,347.48M 1,286.66M 1,382.09M
Gross Profit 460.36M 481.75M 525.88M 485.89M 541.02M
Operating income 171.63M 180.03M 205.62M 237.81M 264.50M
Income before tax 188.25M 170.37M 204.22M 178.18M 251.47M
Net income 146.27M 125.71M 148.35M 126.40M 194.47M
EBITDA 185.78M 193.58M 220.47M 253.18M 285.61M
Diluted EPS 0.21 0.18 0.21 0.18 0.28
Dividends Per Share 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.04 0.11
Total Assets 1,419.67M 1,530.99M 1,618.45M 1,478.00M 2,013.59M
Total liabilities 771.55M 861.14M 903.74M 832.15M 1,197.09M
Total equity 609.54M 632.13M 688.79M 644.31M 816.47M
Operating cash flow 141.99M 173.62M 148.47M 117.81M 256.75M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2017
Operating margin19.13%
Profit margin14.07%

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. (2.2%)
  • Arisaig Partners (Asia) Pte Ltd. (1.8%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India (1.3%)
  • Capital Research & Management Co. (Global Investors) (1.3%)
  • Aberdeen Asset Management (Asia) Ltd. (1.3%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (1.2%)

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 25 Apr, 2018

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