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Consumer Durables

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

Company Background

Mahindra & Mahindra is a core unit of conglomerate Mahindra Group. A major producer of sport utility vehicles, trucks and farm tractors, the company is active in the domestic and international markets.

The conglomerate was founded in 1945 as a steel trading company. It was established by Jagdish Chandra Mahindra, his brother Kailash Chandra Mahindra, partner Ghulam Mohammed and the city now known as Mumbai. J.C. Mahindra was the grandfather of Anand Mahindra, the current chairman.

After India won independence from Britain in 1947, Mohammed entered politics in Pakistan, leaving the management of the company to the Mahindra brothers. The company then began building four-wheel-drive vehicles and, on the strength of the auto business, gradually expanded its empire.

Anand Mahindra studied at Harvard Business School in the U.S. before going to work for a group company. In 1991, he joined the Mahindra & Mahindra management team. He became president in 1997.

The company scored hits with its SUVs in the 2000s, helping to cement its presence in the passenger car business. In 2010, it took over South Korean automaker Ssangyong Motor. It also acquired domestic startups and became the first Indian company to market electric vehicles.

Mahindra Group is also engaged in the agricultural, financial services and Information Technology services sectors. The founding family and group companies own more than 20% of Mahindra & Mahindra.

Business Summary

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. is a holding company, which engages in the manufacturing of automotive vehicles. It operates through the following segments: Automotive, Farm Equipment, and Others. The Automotive segment comprises of sale of automobiles, spare parts, and related services. The Farm Equipment segment involves in the sale of tractor and spare parts. The Others segment includes agri, construction equipment, powerol, and spares business unit. The company was founded by Jagdish Chandra Mahindra, Kailash Chandra Mahindra, and Ghulam Mohammed on October 2, 1945 and is headquartered in Mumbai, India.

Financial Highlights

Mar 2021 INRUSD
Gross Profit202,254.50M2,724.51M
Operating income80,277.90M1,081.40M
Income before tax40,710.70M548.40M
Net income33,474.10M450.92M
Diluted EPS16.140.21
Dividends Per Share8.750.11
Total Assets1,664.62B22,767.60M
Total liabilities1,158.10B15,839.73M
Total equity415,819.20M5,687.29M
Operating cash flow181,072.80M2,439.18M
Currency in INRCurrency in USD

Historical Data

 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 831,506.60M 917,458M 1,043.66B 751,290.30M 735,819.20M
Gross Profit 196,987.10M 236,452M 247,601M 224,918M 202,254.50M
Operating income 75,057.80M 98,509.80M 110,070.10M 96,622.70M 80,277.90M
Income before tax 54,508.60M 92,182.60M 75,043.20M 36,611.50M 40,710.70M
Net income 36,980.40M 75,103.90M 53,154.60M 23,917.90M 33,474.10M
EBITDA 103,185M 131,308.80M 149,977.80M 130,289.50M 114,059M
Diluted EPS 34.13 68.86 48.69 1.03 16.14
Dividends Per Share 6.50 7.50 8.50 2.35 8.75
Total Assets 1,147.42B 1,372.10B 1,633.91B 1,670.06B 1,664.62B
Total liabilities 786,472.60M 921,852.50M 1,150.47B 1,193.45B 1,158.10B
Total equity 297,144.70M 367,516.70M 399,598.90M 399,693.10M 415,819.20M
Operating cash flow 4,668.40M 7,308.30M -42,904.70M -9,869.90M 181,072.80M
 Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Mar 2020Mar 2021
Revenue 12,399.98M 14,231.64M 14,921.65M 10,595.58M 9,912.02M
Gross Profit 2,937.60M 3,667.85M 3,540.05M 3,172.05M 2,724.51M
Operating income 1,119.31M 1,528.08M 1,573.71M 1,362.68M 1,081.40M
Income before tax 812.86M 1,429.94M 1,072.92M 516.33M 548.40M
Net income 551.47M 1,165.01M 759.97M 337.31M 450.92M
EBITDA 1,538.76M 2,036.86M 2,144.29M 1,837.49M 1,536.45M
Diluted EPS 0.50 1.06 0.69 0.01 0.21
Dividends Per Share 0.09 0.11 0.12 0.03 0.11
Total Assets 17,670.30M 21,037.61M 23,585.93M 22,075.86M 22,767.60M
Total liabilities 12,111.69M 14,134.13M 16,607.37M 15,775.76M 15,839.73M
Total equity 4,576.03M 5,634.88M 5,768.29M 5,283.36M 5,687.29M
Operating cash flow 69.61M 113.36M -613.42M -139.19M 2,439.18M

Valuation Measures

Mar 2021
Operating margin10.91%
Profit margin4.54%

Key executives

  • Chief Executive Officer, MD & Director: Anish Dilip Shah
  • President & Group Chief Financial Officer: Manoj Bhat
  • Group Chief Technology Officer & Executive VP: Mohit Kapoor
  • President-Group Legal & Compliance: Zhooben Dossabhoy Bhiwandiwala
  • Secretary, Compliance Officer & Executive VP: Narayan Shankar


  • Prudential Management & Services Pvt Ltd. (11.3%)
  • Life Insurance Corp of India (8.2%)
  • Mahindra & Mahindra Benefit Trust (6.7%)
  • First Sentier Investors (Australia) IM Ltd. (4.8%)
  • ICICI Prudential Asset Management Co. Ltd. (2.9%)
  • SBI Funds Management Pvt Ltd. (2.8%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc. (2.2%)
  • Massachusetts Financial Services Co. (2.0%)
  • The Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (1.8%)
  • RBC Global Asset Management (UK) Ltd. (1.8%)

Contact Details

  • Website:
  • Address: Mahindra Towers, Dr. G. M. Bhosale Marg, Mumbai, 400018, India
  • Phone: +91.22.24901441

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Last Updated on 24 Sep, 2021

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