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5475.9078.70 (1.46%)

12:00 AM,12th Apr 2024

5474.2568.00 (1.26%)

12:00 AM,12th Apr 2024

BSE : 506285


Sector : Agri and agri inputs

ISIN Code : INE462A01022

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Last Updated: Apr 12 2024 | 12:00 AM IST

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52-WK High


52-WK High Date

21 Feb 2024

52-WK Low


52-WK Low Date

21 Apr 2023

All Time High


All Time High Date

21 Sep 2020

All Time Low


All Time Low Date

24 Apr 2001

Bayer CropScience Ltd

Bayer CropScience is a world leader in the areas of crop protection pest control seeds and plant biotechnology. The Company is engaged in `Agri Care' business which primarily includes manufacture sale and distribution of insecticides fungicides herbicide and various other agrochemical products and corn seeds. It is also involved in sale and distribution of hybrid seeds. It has own manufacturing site for agrochemical production at Himatnagar and Silvassa drying and processing station at Hyderabad and breeding stations at Bengaluru and Udaipur.Bayer CropScience Ltd. (Formerly known as Bayer (India) Ltd.) was incorporated in the year 1958. The company is the Indian subsidiary of Bayer Germany which is a diversified international chemical and healthcare company. They diversified into inorganic-chemistry-related fields like hard metals engineering ceramics etc after acquiring Hermann C Starck of Berlin Germany. The company was converted into public limited company on December 28 1996.In 1993 the company entered into a strategic alliance with Herdillia Chemicals to manufacture diphyl heat transfer medium. During 1998-99 Jagat Chemicals a 100% subsidiary was amalgamated with the company with effect from January 1 1999. Sales and marketing operations of the Pharma Business Group were discontinued during the month of August 2000 and are now being handled by a new subsidiary of Bayer AG in India. The Trademark License Agreement between Bayer AG and Bayer (India) Limited in respect of Business group Pharma has been terminated with effect from 27th July2000. The Company will continue to manufacture the existing products at Thane on Toll basis for the new subsidiary.Bayer CropScience India Ltd was amalgamated with the company with effect from April 1 2003. The company sold the assets of the Household Insecticide Business of the Consumer Care Division of the company to S C Johnson Products Ltd. The company incorporated a wholly owned subsidiary named Bayer Polychem (India) Ltd on September 15 2003. The non-cropscience businesses of the company comprising of Healthcare Polymers and Chemicals were transferred to the Bayer Polychem (India) Ltd with effect from November 1 2003. The company name was changed from Bayer (India) Ltd to Bayer CropScience Ltd.In the year 2004 the company had entered into an agreement with BASF India Ltd for the transfer of the Fipronil activities to BASF India. The chemical business and part of the polymers business of Bayer Polychem (India) Ltd has been transferred to Lanxess India Pvt Ltd during the year in the a strategic realignment of the Bayer Group worldwide. Also the Material Science business of the company has been transferred to Bayer MaterialScience Pvt Ltd.During the year 2006 the company successfully launched two products namely Admire 70WG an Insecticide for sucking pests in various crops and Dadeci an Insecticide for brown plant hopper control in Rice. In June 2007 the company sold the shares of their subsidiary company Bayer Polychem India Ltd to Bayer MaterialScience Pvt Ltd for the consideration of Rs 3.90 crore.On 29 November 2012 Bayer CropScience announced that it has entered into two separate agreements and executed all other incidental documents for the sale of the company's Land and Building situated at Thane near Mumbai to Agile Real Estate Private Limited (Agile) for total consideration of Rs 1250 crore. The execution of the deed of conveyance in favour of Agile shall be undertaken subsequently. The Board of Directors of the company at its meeting held on 22 July 2013 unanimously approved a buyback proposal for purchase by the company of upto 28.79 lakh equity shares (representing 7.29% of the total equity capital) from all the shareholders of the company on a proportionate basis through the Tender Offer route at a price of Rs 1580 per equity share aggregating to approximately Rs 455 crore. The Board noted the intention of the Promoter Group of the Company to participate in the proposed Buyback.On 13 September 2013 Bayer CropScience announced that it has entered into a business transfer agreement with Deccan Fine Chemicals (India) Private Limited to sell convey assign and transfer its chemical manufacturing facility located at GIDC Industrial Estate Ankleshwar Gujarat as a going concern on a slump sale basis for a total consideration of Rs 127.18 crore.On 30 September 2013 Bayer CropScience signed as asset transfer agreement with Bayer MaterialScience Pvt. Ltd. to sell and transfer all ITS assets related to manufacturing activity of Poly-isocyanate products at its unit located at Ankleshwar Gujarat for a total consideration of Rs 22.94 crore to Bayer MaterialScience Pvt. Ltd.In FY 2019 the Mumbai Bench of NCLT approved Scheme of Amalgamation for merger of Monsanto India Limited (MIL) with Bayer CropScience Limited (BCSL) and their respective Shareholders vide its order dated September 13 2019. The certified Copy of the Order along with Scheme was filed with Registrar of Companies Mumbai on September 16 2019 when the merger came into effect.In FY 2019-20 the Company launched 1 new product in Crop Protection segment 4 in Hybrid Seeds and 1 in Environmental Science.In 2020-21 the Company implemented new projects such as `Food Chain Partnerships' and `Better Life Farming' to support smallholder farmers with access to innovative agri-inputs modern technologies training and capacity building. In FY 2021-22 the Company launched DKC 9208 a high-yielding hybrid spring season corn seed for corn farmers in Punjab Haryana and Uttar Pradesh. It launched Vayego in January 2022.During the year 2022-23 the Company's Environmental Science Professional business along with the assets and liabilities was sold to 2022 ES Discovery India Private Limited as a going concern on a slump sale basis for a consideration of Rs 111 Crores. As a result 2022 ES Discovery India Private Limited was incorporated as a special purpose legal entity by Bayer and the said legal entity was acquired by the entities controlled by Cinven.During the year 2022-23 Bayer introduced a second Corn Brand Xellano and launched 4 new products under this Brand; it launched the novel product `Reatis' 480 FS for the management of insect pests in Rice and Maize. It launched the new products in High-yielding Kharif and Rabi hybrid seeds in Corn: Dekalb 9210 and Dekalb 8225.

Bayer CropScience Ltd - Key Fundamentals

Market Cap (₹ Cr)


EPS - TTM (₹) [S]


P/E Ratio (X) [S]


Face Value (₹) 10
Latest Dividend (%)1050.00
Latest Dividend Date 16 Nov 2023
Dividend Yield (%) 2.37
Book Value Share (₹) [S]696.77
P/B Ratio (₹) [S]7.86
[*C] Consolidated [*S] Standalone

Funds Owing this Stock

Scheme Name Amount Invested ( ₹ Cr ) No Of Shares Net Asset (%)
Mirae Asset Large & Midcap Fund - Regular (G) 416.65 792954 1.24
Mirae Asset Large & Midcap Fund - Regular (IDCW) 416.65 792954 1.24
Mirae Asset Large & Midcap Fund - Direct (IDCW) 416.65 792954 1.24
Mirae Asset Large & Midcap Fund - Direct (G) 416.65 792954 1.24
Nippon India Small Cap Fund (G) 279.25 531460 0.61
Nippon India Small Cap Fund (B) 279.25 531460 0.61
Nippon India Small Cap Fund - Direct (B) 279.25 531460 0.61
Nippon India Small Cap Fund - Direct (G) 279.25 531460 0.61
Mirae Asset Midcap Fund (G) 268.02 510084 1.88
Mirae Asset Midcap Fund (IDCW) 268.02 510084 1.88

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Date BrokerActionPrices(Rs)Report
09-02-2023Prabhudas Lilladher Accumulate 4493
11-11-2022Prabhudas Lilladher Buy 4755

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1 Week0.93%0.98%0.000.03%
1 Month3.51%3.59%0.780.82%
3 Month-5.45%-5.54%2.312.85%
6 Month3.69%3.78%11.8013.77%
1 Year32.95%32.88%22.9426.43%
3 Year7.21%7.06%55.0557.36%

Company Info

Company Information

Chairman & Independent Directo : Pankaj Patel

Vice Chairman & MD & CEO : Duraiswami Narain

Non-Exec. & Independent Dir. : Ketaki Bhagwati

Non-Exec & Non-Independent Dir : Thomas Hoffmann

Non-Exec. & Independent Dir. : Sekhar Natarajan

Company Sec. & Compli. Officer : Nikunjkumar Savaliya

Non-Exec. & Independent Dir. : Harsh Kumar Bhanwala

Whole-time Director : Simon Wiebusch

Executive Director & CFO : Simon Britsch

Non-Exec & Non-Independent Dir : Brian Naber

Registered Office: Bayer House Central Avenue, Hiranandani Estate,Thane (West),Maharashtra-400607 Ph: 91-022-25311234