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UPL Share Price

UPL

₹563.65+₹5.95 (1.07%) TodayLast updated on 12 Jul, 2024 | 03:57 PM IST
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Financial performance

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Market cap

Market Cap Switch₹42,308 Crs

Open

₹560.45

Close

₹557.70

Circuit range

₹620.00 - ₹507.30

Day range

₹558.10 - ₹570.95

Year range

₹447.80 - ₹651.20

Volume

37,41,532

Avg. traded

₹564.03

Revenue (12m)

₹43,098 Crs

UPL

UPL Limited, earlier known as United Phosphorus Limited, is an Indian chemical company founded in 1969. It manufactures agrochemicals, industrial chemicals, pesticides, chemical intermediates and speciality chemicals. It is a major player in the agriculture industry, known for producing and distributing natural solutions.

The market capitalisation of UPL Limited is ₹44,173 crore as of December 26, 2023. UPL Limited share price has gained 30.24% in three years.

Business operations

UPL Limited has over 14,000 product registrations and a presence in nearly 140 countries. It collaborates with small farmers, industrial farms and cooperatives globally. The company’s products encompass the entire agricultural value chain, including high-performance seeds, crop protection products, natural solutions, on-farm equipment and services, as well as post-harvest solutions.

UPL Limited ranks as the sixth-largest global crop protection company, offering over 900 hybrid seed varieties across more than 30 production sites. It is a leading company in post-patent crop protection solutions globally, with over 60% of its revenue generated from emerging markets.

UPL Limited specialises in producing a range of products including crop protection items, intermediates, specialty chemicals and various industrial chemicals. UPL manufactures plant growth regulators and other regulatory products.

The company manufactures caustic chlorine, white phosphorus, industrial chemicals and specialty chemicals.

UPL Limited also operates a captive power plant with a generating capacity of 48.5 MW. Beyond its primary focus on agrochemicals, the company is involved in non-agro activities as well. The company's product portfolio includes patented and post-patent agricultural solutions, including crop protection, bio solutions and seed treatment. It also provides post-harvest products and agronomic services tailored for farmers.

UPL Limited has strategically established four specialised and leading businesses across various sectors within the food systems. UPL Corporation Ltd focuses on its international crop protection business and ranks as the sixth-largest agrochemical company worldwide. Two prominent investors, ADIA & TPG, collectively hold a 22.2% stake in UPL Corporation Ltd.

UPL Sustainable Agri Solutions (UPL SAS) is India's largest crop protection company. It is a leading crop protection player in India with a market share of 13%. It provides an extensive range of crop protection, crop establishment and post-harvest solutions, catering to over 90% of the crop varieties cultivated in India. Its agtech platform Nurture has approximately 3 million registered farmers and over 85,000 retailers.

With a physical distribution network of 25,000 dealers, 600 experience centres known as Unimarts and a workforce of over 5,000 people, UPL SAS has established a widespread presence throughout India.

Under the banner of Advanta Enterprises, UPL Limited delivers high-quality seeds that support sustainable crop production. Using its biotech and R&D facilities, it creates highly tolerant, climate-smart and high-yielding seed varieties.

Financial Highlights

  • UPL Limited's revenue from operations for financial year 2023 stood at ₹53,576 crore, up 16% from ₹46,240 crore in financial year 2021.
  • The company recorded a profit (profit before tax) of ₹5,150 crore in FY23 against ₹4,966 crore in FY22.
  • In FY23, the earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation (EBITDA) increased to ₹11,178 crore from the previous year's ₹10,165 crore.
  • The company's earnings per share (EPS) stood at ₹45.79 in FY23 compared to ₹45.87 in the previous financial year.

UPL Key indicators

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52 week high

₹651.20

52 week low

₹447.80

P/E ratio

P/B ratio

1.71

ROE

12.77%

ROCE

20.38%

Dividend yield

0.18%

Debt/Equity ratio

0.08

EPS

13

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Analyst ratings:

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Buy

71%

Hold

25%

Sell

4%

This analysis is based on the reviews of 24 experts in the last 7 days

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Fundamentals

Financial ratios

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Operating profit margin

12.87%

Net profit margin

4.57%

ROE

12.77%

ROA

5.19%

ROCE

20.38%

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UPL Shareholder returns

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1 day

+1.07%

1 week

-1.58%

1 month

+2.47%

3 months

+12.27%

1 year

-12.46%

3 years

-31.38%

5 years

-10.54%

UPL Share Price history

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DayOpenCloseDay’s change
Fri, Jul 12 2024
₹560.45
₹563.65
+1.07%
Thu, Jul 11 2024
₹560.85
₹557.70
-0.38%
Wed, Jul 10 2024
₹566.05
₹559.80
-0.74%
Tue, Jul 9 2024
₹568.00
₹563.95
-0.61%
Mon, Jul 8 2024
₹572.70
₹567.40
-0.93%
Fri, Jul 5 2024
₹570.80
₹572.70
+0.39%
Thu, Jul 4 2024
₹575.00
₹570.45
-0.30%
Wed, Jul 3 2024
₹567.50
₹572.15
+0.97%

Shareholding info

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Promoters (32.35%)

Mutual Funds (6.46%)

Retail and other (18.69%)

Foreign institutions-FII (33.64%)

Other domestic institutions (8.86%)

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Events

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  • Dividend • ₹10/share

    Ex date 03 Aug 2023

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  • Dividend • ₹10/share

    Ex date 27 Jul 2022

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