Unichem Laboratories Ltd

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521.50-6.85 (-1.30%)

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520.60-4.40 (-0.84%)

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BSE : 506690


Sector : Health care

ISIN Code : INE351A01035

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Last Updated: Feb 27 2024 | 04:01 PM IST

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Face Value


52-WK High


52-WK High Date

06 Feb 2024

52-WK Low


52-WK Low Date

28 Mar 2023

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All Time High Date

06 Feb 2024

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All Time Low Date

10 Feb 1998

Unichem Laboratories Ltd

Unichem Laboratories Ltd is an India-based pharmaceutical company which manufactures active pharmaceutical ingredients. The company operates through four divisions namely Unichem Pharma Division Unichem Specialities Division Unisearch Division and Neu-Foreva Division. The company is headquartered in Mumbai with five manufacturing facilities located at Roha in Maharashtra Goa Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh Pithampur in Madhya Pradesh and Baddi in Himachal Pradesh.The company's facilities enjoy credible certifications the Goa plant was approved by UK MHRA MCC (South Africa) WHO (Geneva) and TGA (Australia). The Baddi plant was approved by UK MHRA and MCC (South Africa). The company received ISO 9001:2000 for all their plants and corporate office. Also they received ISO 14001:2004 certificates for their formulation plants located at Goa Ghaziabad and Baddi and the corporate office at Mumbai.Unichem Laboratories Ltd was incorporated in the year 1962. The company was formed by Amrut V Mody to take over a proprietary business set up in 1944 in Mumbai. They made a foreign collaboration with UCB for bulk drugs and set up first formulation plant at Jogeshwari. In the year 1963 they made a tie up with Uni Sankyo Co-Marketing formulations.In the year 1968 the company set up formulations plant Ghaziabad and in the year 1976 they set up a fine chemicals unit at Roha. In the year 1984 the company entered an agreement with Upjohn and set up Unisearch Ltd. Also they entered into the anti-biotic segment and launched Ampoxin an Ampicillin & Claxacillin combination during the year.In the year 1987 the company entered the Animal Health Care business. In the year 1996 Unichem Exports Ltd and Unisearch Ltd were merged with the Unichem Laboratories Ltd. In the year 1997 the company set up new corporate office at Mumbai and in May 1997 the company's state-of-the-art formulation plant at Bardez Goa was successfully commissioned and commercial production was started. In the year 1998 their plant at Baddi Himachal Pradesh for Antibiotics was completed.In the year 1999 the company set up modern multipurpose bulk drug plant at Roha. In April 1 1999 the company launched their new Division namely Foreva catering to Women's Healthcare. In February 2000 they set up their Molecular Generic Division which launched 23 new products in the two months of the financial year 1999-2000. Also the company purchased two brands namely Emcredil and Candizole-T for a total cost of Rs 132 lakh during the financial year 1999-2000.In the year 2001 the company set up new R&D centre at Mumbai. Also they set up new Biosciences R&D centre at Bangalore in association with Indian Institute of Sciences for research work in Bio-technology. In April 2002 the company established a joint venture company with Bioglan Generics Ltd namely Niche Generics Ltd with 60% stake. During the year 2002-03 they divested their animal healthcare division. They upgraded the Ghaziabad plant with an investment of Rs 250 million. Also they started a representative office in Kiev Ukraine. In March 2003 Unichem SA Pty Ltd became a subsidiary of the company. In the year 2004 they restructured Unisearch and launched Unisearch CD Division. In the year 2005 the company set up a New Pharma Technology Development Center at Goa. Also they acquired API manufacturing unit at Pithampur. Further the company set up their second formulations plant at Baddi and production commenced in April 2005. In May 2005 the company disposed off their old factory at Jogeshwari (West) Mumbai for a consideration of Rs 136.50 million. During the year 2005-06 the company set up a wholly owned subsidiary Unichem Pharmaceuticals (USA) Inc in USA.During the year 2006-07 the company started Unichem Specialities Division and launched 11 new products in various therapeutic segments. In December 20006 they acquired the remaining 60% stake in Niche Generics Ltd of UK and thus Niche Generics Ltd became a wholly owned subsidiary company.During the year 2007-08 the company launched Unikare Division which caters to Dermatology and Allied therapies. They also launched 27 new products in various therapeutic segments during the year. The company has initiated projects including setting up of a Formulation Plant at Sikkim and the expansion of their existing formulation facility at Baddi in Himachal Pradesh.The Company launched new division focusing on nephrology in cardiology segment during 2009. It commissioned new formulation plant at Sikkim which is a solid oral dosage form facility commissioned a new unit at Baddi for manufacturing all dosage forms of Cephalosporin and launched 19 new products during 2010.In 2011 the Company launched 22 new brands in various in various therapeutic segments. 4 new brands were launched in Cardiac Care 3 in Dermatology and 2 in Neuropsychiatry amongst others.During year 2011-12 a Scheme of Arrangement between AVM Capital Services Private Limited Chevy Capital Services Private Limited PM Capital Services Private Limited Pranit Trading Private Limited and Viramrut Trading Private Limited and Unichem Laboratories Limited was approved by the Hon'ble High Court vide Order dated July 12 2012 and as a result the Scheme became effective on August 6 2012.The Company incorporated a new subsidiary in Ireland taking the total number of subsidiaries to 5 in March 2012. In 2013 the Company completed dosage formulations facility at SEZ Pithampur and made agreement to sell the same to Mylan Laboratories Limited. During the year 2015 Synchron Research Private Limited became an Associate of Company.The Company in December 2017 transferred its business of manufacture sale marketing and distribution of domestic formulations in India and Nepal and the manufacturing facility at Sikkim together with all assets and liabilities through slump sale on a going concern basis to Torrent Pharmaceuticals Limited on mutually agreed terms and conditions. The Company incorporated a Wholly Owned Subsidiary in China on June 27 2019 under the name Younikaimo Pharmaceutical (Shanghai) Private Limited in 2020.

Unichem Laboratories Ltd - Key Fundamentals

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P/E Ratio (X) [S]


Face Value (₹) 2
Latest Dividend (%)200.00
Latest Dividend Date 01 Aug 2022
Dividend Yield (%) 0.77
Book Value Share (₹) [S]332.00
P/B Ratio (₹) [S]1.57
[*C] Consolidated [*S] Standalone

Funds Owing this Stock

Scheme Name Amount Invested ( ₹ Cr ) No Of Shares Net Asset (%)
Groww Nifty Total Market Index Fund-Regular (G) 0.01 121 0.01
Groww Nifty Total Market Index Fund-Direct (G) 0.01 121 0.01

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Share Price Returns

1 Week-3.35%-4.06%0.050.01%
1 Month15.05%15.13%3.393.96%
3 Month25.59%25.45%10.8012.14%
6 Month26.33%26.29%12.6515.22%
1 Year77.17%76.51%23.2927.63%
3 Year55.63%55.79%48.8752.78%

Company Info

Company Information

Independent Non Exe. Director : Prafull Anubhai

Independent Non Exe. Director : Anand Mahajan

Independent Non Exe. Director : Prafull D Sheth

Independent Non Exe. Director : Priti Puri

Non-Exec & Non-Independent Dir : Pranay Godha

Managing Director : Pabitra Bhattacharya

Company Sec. & Compli. Officer : Pradeep Bhandari

Chairman (Non-Executive) : Prakash A Mody

Independent Director : Anand T Kusre

Independent Director : Arun Todarwal

Registered Office: Unichem Bhavan Prabhat Estate, Off S V Road Jogeshwari (West),Mumbai,Maharashtra-400102 Ph: 91-22-66888333