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Housing Development Finance Corp. Ltd.

  • 1,992.00 INR
  • +7.65
  • +0.39%
  • India
    Mar 22, 2019
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Company Background

Housing Development Finance Corp., known as HDFC, is a major home financing company. It is the main company of the HDFC group, an Indian financial conglomerate. Its mainstay business is housing loans. The company has more than 350 offices across India, covering some 2,000 towns and cities.

The company was founded in 1977 with the backing of India's business community. It aimed to solve the housing shortage in the country. HDFC kept expanding steadily and began offering housing loans on the Internet in 2000, becoming the first home financing company in India to do so. In 1996, it set up its first overseas office in Dubai. In the 2000s, it opened offices in London and Singapore.

In 1994, the company founded HDFC Bank. In 2000, the bank acquired Times Bank, marking India's first merger between private banks. It is known for its sound financial standing and high growth among Indian's commercial banks. All shares in HDFC are owned by institutional investors and individual market players.

Business Summary

Housing Development Finance Corp. Ltd. engages in provision of housing financing. The company's offerings include loans for purchase and construction of a residential unit, purchase of land, home improvement loans, home extension loans, non-residential premise loans for professionals and loan against property and repayment options include step-up repayment facility and flexible loan installment plan. It operates in India, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, United Arab Emirates and United Kingdom. Housing Development Finance was founded by Hasmukh Thakorda Parekh on October 17, 1977 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2018 INRUSD
Gross Profit405,959M6,297.25M
Operating income141,788.50M2,199.42M
Income before tax176,025.10M2,730.50M
Net income160,784.20M2,494.09M
Diluted EPS98.871.53
Dividends Per Share200.31
Total Assets5,627.01B86,275.16M
Total liabilities4,714.62B72,286.10M
Total equity865,414M13,268.80M
Operating cash flow-328,634M-5,097.78M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 408,145.60M 483,900.30M 537,148.50M 616,084.20M 692,435.10M
Gross Profit -- -- 341,126.70M 370,890M 405,959M
Operating income 88,458.50M 101,898.80M 116,656.70M 128,545.20M 141,788.50M
Income before tax 88,458.50M 101,166.20M 116,129.70M 126,495.50M 176,025.10M
Net income 79,343.40M 87,517.90M 101,049.50M 109,048.50M 160,784.20M
EBITDA 89,547.20M 103,206.10M 321,402.90M 349,947.20M 375,138.50M
Diluted EPS 50.61 55.30 63.59 68.30 98.87
Dividends Per Share 14 15 17 18 20
Total Assets 2,972.34B 3,495.25B 3,978.04B 4,731.58B 5,627.01B
Total liabilities 2,582.36B 3,026.33B 3,445.77B 4,096.26B 4,714.62B
Total equity 375,746.10M 450,716.30M 509,006.80M 600,593.10M 865,414M
Operating cash flow -108,361.40M -91,181.90M -197,104.10M -141,730.90M -328,634M
 Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018
Revenue 6,753.54M 7,914.17M 8,204.39M 9,187.46M 10,741.08M
Gross Profit -- -- 5,210.36M 5,530.96M 6,297.25M
Operating income 1,463.71M 1,666.55M 1,781.81M 1,916.95M 2,199.42M
Income before tax 1,463.71M 1,654.57M 1,773.76M 1,886.38M 2,730.50M
Net income 1,312.88M 1,431.35M 1,543.42M 1,626.20M 2,494.09M
EBITDA 1,481.72M 1,687.93M 4,909.10M 5,218.64M 5,819.16M
Diluted EPS 0.83 0.90 0.97 1.01 1.53
Dividends Per Share 0.23 0.24 0.25 0.26 0.31
Total Assets 49,769.29M 55,851.42M 60,070.86M 72,866.42M 86,275.16M
Total liabilities 43,239.34M 48,358.48M 52,033.31M 63,082.50M 72,286.10M
Total equity 6,291.53M 7,202.09M 7,686.31M 9,249.14M 13,268.80M
Operating cash flow -1,793.04M -1,491.27M -3,010.56M -2,113.58M -5,097.78M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2018
Operating margin20.47%
Profit margin23.22%

Key executives

  • Managing Director & Executive Director: Renu Sud Karnad
  • Vice Chairman & Chief Executive Officer: Keki M. Mistry
  • Chief Executive Officer-Designate: Kaizad Hazari
  • Senior General Manager-Information Technology: R. Sankaranarayanan
  • Senior General Manager-Resources: Dilip K. Shetty


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  • Fidelity Management & Research Co. (1.5%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: HDFC House, H. T. Parekh Marg, Mumbai, 400020, India
  • Phone: +91.22.66316000

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