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Dabur India Ltd.

BSE: 500096 Sector: Consumer
NSE: DABUR ISIN Code: INE016A01026
BSE LIVE 15:47 | 05 Dec 285.20 2.60
(0.92%)
OPEN

283.90

HIGH

287.50

LOW

283.90

NSE LIVE 15:51 | 05 Dec 286.45 2.50
(0.88%)
OPEN

284.30

HIGH

288.15

LOW

284.25

OPEN 283.90
PREVIOUS CLOSE 282.60
VOLUME 19991
52-Week high 320.30
52-Week low 231.30
P/E 38.64
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 50237.98
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 285.20
Sell Qty 31.00
OPEN 283.90
CLOSE 282.60
VOLUME 19991
52-Week high 320.30
52-Week low 231.30
P/E 38.64
Mkt Cap.(Rs cr) 50237.98
Buy Price 0.00
Buy Qty 0.00
Sell Price 285.20
Sell Qty 31.00

Dabur India Ltd. (DABUR) - Company History

Dabur India Ltd is one of the leading FMCG Companies in India. The company is also a world leader in Ayurveda with a portfolio of over 250 Herbal/Ayurvedic products. They operate in key consumer products categories like Hair Care Oral Care Health Care Skin Care Home Care and Foods. The company's FMCG portfolio includes five flagship brands with distinct brand identities Dabur as the master brand for natural healthcare products Vatika for premium personal care Hajmola for digestives Real for fruit juices and beverages and Fem for fairness bleaches and skin care products.The company operates through three business units namely consumer care division (CCD) international business division (IBD) and consumer health division (CHD). Their CCD business is divided into four key portfolios: healthcare personal care home care and foods. Their CHD business offers a range of healthcare products. Their IBD business includes brands such as Dabur Amla and Vatika.The company has 19 state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities spread across the globe. Of these 12 production facilities are located in India with key manufacturing locations being Baddi (Himachal Pradesh) and Pantnagar (Uttaranchal) besides seven factories located at Sahibabad (Uttar Pradesh) Jammu Silvassa Alwar Katni Narendrapur Pithampur and Nasik. The Foods business is serviced by manufacturing facilities at Newai (Rajasthan) and Siliguri (West Bengal). Outside India the company has manufacturing facilities in Dubai Sharjah Ras-al- Khaimah Egypt Nigeria Nepal and Bangladesh.The company has a wide distribution network covering over 2.8 million retail outlets with a high penetration in both urban and rural markets. Their products also have a huge presence in the overseas markets and are available in over 60 countries across the globe. Their brands are highly popular in the Middle East SAARC countries Africa US Europe and Russia. Dabur India Ltd was incorporated on September 16 1975 for manufacture of high-grade edible & industrial guargum powder and its sophisticated derivatives. In the year 1978 the company launched Hajmola tablet an Ayurvedic medicine used as a digestive aid. In the year 1979 they set Dabur Research Foundation. Also they commenced commercial production at the most modern herbal medicines plant in Sahibabad. In the year 1986 the company was converted into a public limited company. In the year 1988 they launched the pharmaceutical medicines.In the year 1989 the company converted the Ayurvedic digestive formulation into a children's fun product with the launch of Hajmola Candy. In the year 1992 they launched a new range of coconut oil under the brand name Anmol. Also they developed Dab 10 an intermediate for anti-cancer drug namely Taxol. The company entered into a joint venture agreement with Guldenhorst BV Netherland to form a company for manufacture and marketing of all types of bubble gum chewing gum toffees chocolate cocoa related products and sugar based spreading creams etc. In the year 1994 the company entered into capital market with their public issue. Also they entered into oncology segment during the year. In the year 1996 the company entered into foods business with the launch of Real Fruit Juice the first local brand of 100% pure natural fruit juices made to international standards. In 1997 the company set up a new manufacturing unit with a high degree of automation at Baddi (H.P.) to produce company's well-known brands namely Chyawanprash Janma Ghunti Ayurvedic Oils and Asva-Arishtas. In the year 1998 Burman family handed over management of the company to professionals. The company signed a joint venture with Bongrain International SA of France to form a new company under the name of Dabon International Ltd. In the year 1999 the company entered into an agreement with their Spanish partner Agrolimen to offload their 49% stake in the joint venture company General De Confiteria India Ltd in favour of an Agrolimen group company.In the year 2000 the company launched Efarelle Comfort a natural menstrual pain reliever. Also the company's ayurvedic specialties division launched plain isabgol husk under the brand name Nature Care. In the year 2001 the company entered into the highly specialized area of cancer therapyIn the year 2003 the company demerged their pharmaceuticals business from the FMCG business into a separate company as part of plans to provider greater focus to both the businesses. With this the company now largely comprises of the FMCG business that include personal care products healthcare products and Ayurvedic Specialities while the Pharmaceuticals business would include Allopathic Oncology formulations and Bulk Drugs. Dabur Oncology Plc a subsidiary of Dabur India would also be part of the Pharmaceutical business. Also they made a tie up with Free Markets Inc for using leading edge technologies to execute online markets for its procurement needs. In the year 2005 the company acquired Balsara's Hygiene and Home products businesses a leading provider of Oral Care and Household Care products in the Indian market for the consideration of Rs 143-crore all-cash deal. In the year 2006 Besta Cosmetics Ltd was amalgamated with the company with effect from April 1 2006. Also the company incorporated a subsidiary company under the name Asian Consumer Care Pakistan Pvt Ltd to sell FMCG products in Pakistan. In the year 2007 Dabur Foods Ltd was amalgamated with the company with effect from April 1 2007 to extract synergies and unlock operational efficiencies. In the year 2008 they acquired Fem Care Pharma a leading player in the women's skin care market. During the year 2009-10 the company acquired 20% of the equity share capital of Fem Care Pharma Limited (FEM) from the public shareholders in addition to the controlling stake of 72.15% acquired from their existing promoters thereby increasing the total controlling stake to 92.15%. Also as per the scheme of amalgamation Fem Care Pharma Ltd was amalgamated with the company with effect from April 1 2009. The scheme became effective on June 18 2010During the year 2010-11 the company acquired Turkey's leading personal care products maker Hobi Kosmetik Group a leading personal care products through Dabur International Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of the company for USD 69 million. In January 2011 they acquired 100% equity in Namaste Laboratories LLC of the US a leading ethnic hair care group based in Chicago with operations in US Europe and Africa through Dermoviva Skin Essentials Inc a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company for USD 100 million. They launched India's first fruit-flavoured Chyawanprash. Dabur Chyawanprash was launched in Orange and Mango flavoured variants.In the year 2011 the company launched their first-ever online shopping portal www.daburuveda.com. With this the company is the first Indian FMCG company to launch a dedicated online shopping portal for its beauty products range. The portal will be the online gateway for consumers to know understand buy and gift the exclusive Dabur Uveda range of skincare products. The company acquired Ajanta Pharma's over-the-counter energizer brand 30-Plus.In January 31 2012 the company's step down subsidiary Zeki Plastik Imalati Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi merged with another step down subsidiary - Hobi Kozmetik Imalat Sanayi Ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi. Accordingly Zeki Plastik Imalati Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi ceased to be the company's step down subsidiary company with effect from January 31 2012.In 2012 Namaste Cosmeticos Ltd became new step down subsidiary Company in Brazil. The company also expanded its range of fruit juices viz. Ral Activ.In 2013 Dabur Enters Yoghurt Drink Market With Brand Real Activ. The company Expands Skin Care Portfolio and launches Oxy Life Gel Bleach. The company Launches New Fruit Juice Range : Real SupaFruits. Dabur Launches Indias First Oral Health Portal In 2014 Dabur Launches India's First Ayurvedic Medical Journal. The company also enters Packaged Coconut Water market with Real ActivIn 2015 Dabur India Ltd inked an agreement with Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG). The company has introduced an array of professional salon facial products for men and women under the Oxlife brand. The company also introduced the sugar-free version of its popular ayurvedic product Chyawanprash named Ratnaprash SugarFree.

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