Dabur India Ltd.


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Feb 22, 2018
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Feb 22, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 1,761.52M

Currency in INR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BOM(500096)
Consumer Non-Durables
Household/Personal Care
Full time employees: 7,243

Business summary

Dabur India Ltd. is consumer goods company, which engages in the provision of hair care, oral care, skin care, health care, home care, and foods. It operates through the following business units: Consumer Care Business, Foods Business, Retail Business and Others. The Consumer Care Business unit involves in providing health care products, such as health supplements, and digestives ad ethical. The Foods Business unit offers packaged fruit juices and culinary products. The Retail Business segment includes retail stores. The Others segment include guar gum, pharma and others. The company was founded by Saket K. Burma in 1884 and is headquartered in Ghaziabad, India.

Company background

The world's largest ayurvedic and natural health care company, Dabur India is building its presence in the global consumer goods business. The company was founded by S.K. Burman in 1884. It started as an ayurvedic medicine business in a small pharmacy in eastern Kolkata. In the local language, Burman was commonly called Daktar Burman (Doctor Burman); the company's name combines the syllables "da" and "bur."

Today, Dabur India's products are available in more than 60 countries and span categories including hair care, skin care, health care and food. About 68% of its shares are held by the Burman family, which lets employees run the show. The company has subsidiaries in countries such as the U.K, Nepal, Egypt and Turkey; international sales make up 30% of the consolidated total.

Sunil Duggal, an electrical and electronics engineering graduate, has served as CEO since June 2002. Prior to joining Dabur India's family products division as general manager of sales and marketing in 1995, he worked for businesses such as Wimco and Pepsi Foods.

Dabur's second-biggest brand, Vatika, focuses on hair care. Launched when Duggal was in the family products division, the brand became a major growth engine for the company.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 76,103M
Gross profit 27,689.6M
Operating income 13,939.5M
Income before tax 16,104M
Net income 12,769.4M
EBITDA 15,356.2M
Diluted EPS 7.21
Dividends per share 2.25
Total assets 87,341.5M
Total liabilities 38,619.9M
Total equity 48,473.9M
Operating cash flow 13,817.8M

Currency in INR

Revenue 1,134.89M
Gross profit 412.92M
Operating income 207.87M
Income before tax 240.15M
Net income 190.42M
EBITDA 229.00M
Diluted EPS 0.10
Dividends per share 0.03
Total assets 1,345.06M
Total liabilities 594.74M
Total equity 746.49M
Operating cash flow 206.06M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 38.22
ROA 15.42%
ROE 28.31%
Operating margin 18.31%
Profit margin 16.77%

Key executive

  • Chief Executive Officer & Executive Director: Sunil Duggal
  • Chief Financial Officer: Lalit Malik
  • Secretary, VP-Finance & Compliance Officer: Ashok Kumar Jain
  • Executive Director & Director-Corporate Affairs: Pritam Das Narang
  • Executive Vice President-Sales: Adarsh Sharma

Share holders

  • BURMAN ASHA(11.4%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India(4.2%)
  • Matthews International Capital Management LLC(1.9%)
  • First State Investment Management (UK) Ltd.(1.7%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Dabur Corporate Office, Kaushambi, Ghaziabad, 201010, India
  • Phone: +91.120.3982000

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