Bajaj Auto Ltd.


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Jan 19, 2018
Prev close: 3,208.05
Jan 19, 2018
Market cap:
Market cap(USD):
Shares: 289.36M

Currency in INR

Company profile

Market(Ticker): BOM(532977)
Consumer Durables
Motor Vehicles
Full time employees: 9,509

Business summary

Bajaj Auto Ltd. manufactures and markets two-wheeler and three-wheeler vehicles. The company also offers motorcycles, scooters, commercial vehicles and related spare parts. It operates through the following segments: Automotive, Investments and Others. The company was founded in November 29, 1945 and is headquartered in Pune, India.

Company background

Bajaj Auto is a core unit of the conglomerate Bajaj. It is jockeying for the second or third slot among motorcycle makers in India and dominates the market for three-wheel vehicles. It exports large numbers of motorcycles and three-wheel vehicles to countries in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Three-wheelers in general are called bajai in Indonesia.

The company was founded by late Jamnalal Bajaj. He was closely associated with Mohandas Gandhi and is well known for his support for Gandhi's nonviolent movement to win independence for India. Bajaj is in the financial services and manufacturing businesses. Bajaj Auto started out as a joint venture with Italian vehicles maker Piaggio in 1945 -- that partnership has been dissolved. Since its formation, the company has been a major force in India's vehicles market.

A majority stake in the company is owned by the founding family and its group companies. Its leading shareholder is the holding company of the group, Bajaj Holdings and Investment.

Bajaj Auto's chairman is Rahul Bajaj, a grandson of the founder. Rahul's eldest son, Rajiv, has served as managing director from 2005. Under the leadership of Rajiv, the company is working on new product development, concentrating resources on sporty motorcycles and four-wheel commercial vehicles developed on three-wheeler's technology.

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Financial highlights

Mar 2017

  • Local currency
  • US Dollar
Revenue 223,577.2M
Gross profit 61,420.9M
Operating income 51,135.7M
Income before tax 53,329.3M
Net income 40,794.9M
EBITDA 54,183.1M
Diluted EPS 141
Dividends per share 55
Total assets 218,061.9M
Total liabilities 39,003.3M
Total equity 178,565.7M
Operating cash flow 33,417.6M

Currency in INR

Revenue 3,334.13M
Gross profit 915.94M
Operating income 762.56M
Income before tax 795.28M
Net income 608.36M
EBITDA 808.01M
Diluted EPS 2.10
Dividends per share 0.82
Total assets 3,358.15M
Total liabilities 600.65M
Total equity 2,749.91M
Operating cash flow 498.34M

Currency in USD

Valuation measures

Mar 2017

PER 19.91
ROA 20.82%
ROE 25.59%
Operating margin 22.87%
Profit margin 18.24%

Key executive

  • Managing Director & Executive Director: Rajivnayan R. Bajaj
  • Chief Operating Officer & Executive Director: Pradeep Shrivastava
  • CFO & President-Finance Division: Kevin P. D'Sa
  • Chief Technology Officer: Abraham Joseph
  • Secretary & Compliance Officer: J. Sridhar

Share holders

  • Bajaj Holdings & Investment Ltd.(31.5%)
  • Life Insurance Corp. of India(6.6%)
  • Jaya Hind Investments Pvt Ltd.(3.2%)
  • Maharashtra Scooters Ltd.(2.3%)
  • Norges Bank Investment Management(1.4%)
  • Bachhraj & Co. Pvt Ltd.(1.2%)
  • Lazard Asset Management LLC(1.2%)
  • JF Asset Management Ltd.(1.1%)


  • Website:
  • Address: Bajaj Auto Ltd. Complex, Mumbai-Pune Road, Pune, 411035, India
  • Phone: +91.20.66106063

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