Bosch Ltd.


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Jan 19, 2018
Prev close: 19,905.1
Jan 19, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 30.52M

Currency in INR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BOM(500530)
Producer Manufacturing
Auto Parts: OEM
Full time employees: 9,641

Business summary

Bosch Ltd. engages in the manufacture and market of automotive and non-automotive products. It operates through the Automotive Products and Others segments. The Automotive Products segment provides diesel and gasoline fuel injection systems, car multimedia systems, auto electrical and accessories, starters and generators, energy and body systems services. The Other segment consists of industrial technology, consumer goods, and building technology. The company was founded by Robert Bosch in November 12, 1951 and is headquartered in Bangalore, India.

Company background

Bosch is the listed unit German autoparts and power tool maker Robert Bosch. The German parent company owns a 70% stake in the Indian subsidiary. A manufacturer of automotive components and industrial machinery, it is the Indian flagship of the German parent, which has six subsidiaries in the country.
Robert Bosch has a long history in India, having opened a sales office in Calcutta (now Kolkata) in 1922. In 1953, just six years after India's independence, the German company began production in the country. In addition to autoparts and tools, the Bosch brand is widely known in India for consumer electronics and other products. In all, Robert Bosch units have more than 25,000 employees and annual sales of more than $2 billion in India.
The parent company has made India a hub of its technical development, taking advantage of the country's strength in information technology. Bangalore, where the Bosch has its headquarters and a huge research and development center, is the largest development hub for the global group, second only to Germany.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 102,403M
Gross profit 26,989M
Operating income 14,036M
Income before tax 20,944M
Net income 14,432M
EBITDA 18,404M
Diluted EPS 459
Dividends per share 165
Total assets 117,908M
Total liabilities 30,002M
Total equity 86,086M
Operating cash flow 17,797M

Currency in INR

Revenue 1,527.10M
Gross profit 402.47M
Operating income 209.31M
Income before tax 312.33M
Net income 215.21M
EBITDA 274.45M
Diluted EPS 6.84
Dividends per share 2.46
Total assets 1,815.78M
Total liabilities 462.03M
Total equity 1,325.72M
Operating cash flow 265.40M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 49.62
ROA 11.91%
ROE 16.07%
Operating margin 13.70%
Profit margin 14.09%

Key executive

  • Managing Director, CFO & Executive Officer: Soumitra Bhattacharya
  • Joint Managing Director & Director: Andreas Friedhelm Wolf
  • Joint Chief Financial Officer: S. Karthik
  • Secretary & Compliance Officer: R. Vijay

Share holders

  • Robert Bosch Stiftung Gesellschaft mit beschrankter Haftung(70.4%)
  • General Insurance Corp. of India (Invt Port)(3.1%)
  • The New India Assurance Co. Ltd. (Investment Portfolio)(2.8%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India(2.3%)
  • Aberdeen Asset Management (Asia) Ltd.(1.3%)
  • United India Insurance Co. Ltd.(1.0%)
  • The Vanguard Group, Inc.(0.8%)
  • BlackRock Fund Advisors(0.7%)
  • The Oriental Insurance Co. Ltd.(0.5%)
  • Aditya Birla Sun Life AMC Ltd.(0.5%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Hosur Road, Adugodi, Bangalore, 560030, India
  • Phone: +91.80.22220088

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