Vol. 3, Issue 4 (2016)
Financial Performance of select Pharmaceutical Companies in India using DuPont Analysis
Author(s): A Geethalakshmi, Dr. K Jothi
Abstract: DuPont analysis (ROI and ROE)) is an important tool for judging the operating financial performance. It is an indication of the earning power of the firm. DuPont Model which is based on analysis of Return on Equity (ROE) & Return on Investment (ROI). The return on equity disaggregates performance into three components: Net Profit Margin, Total Asset Turnover, and the Equity Multiplier. Return on Investment consists of Assets Turnover and Profit Margin. The return on investment consists of Assets Turnover (Operating Income X Total Assets) and Profit Margin (EBIT X Operating Income). This study attempts basically to measure the financial performance of the Pharmaceutical companies taking Cipla, Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, for the period 2006-2007 to 2015-2016. In conclusion, ROE & ROI is the most comprehensive measure of profitability of a firm. It considers the operating and investing decisions made as well as the financing and tax-related decisions.