Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd (TORNTPHARM)

Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd (TORNTPHARM)


Key Stats

Day's Price Range
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1 Month Return3.82 %
3 Month Return8.9 %
1 Year Return0.89 %

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Peer Comparsion

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Rank 9
Dividend Yield
Rank 5
Rank 8
Price To Book Ratio
Rank 13
Debt To Asset
Rank 5

Company Information

Torrent Pharmaceuticals is one of the leading pharmaceutical companies having presence in Indian and global markets. The company is a dominant player in the therapeutic areas of cardiovascular CV and central nervous system CNS. The company also has significant presence in GastroIntestinal Diabetology AntiInfective and Pain Management segments. The company has a modern and wellequipped stateoftheart RD Centre at Bhat near Ahmedabad built with an investment of US 40 million.Torrent Pharma is 6th largest pharma company in India in terms of Enterprise Value. It is ranked 8th in the Indian Pharmaceuticals Market and is amongst the Top 5 in the therapeutics segments of Cardiovascular CV Central Nervous System CNS Gastrointestinal GI and Vitamins Minerals Nutritionals VMN. Torrent Pharma has a strong international presence spread across 40 countries with operations in regulated and emerging markets like US Europe Brazil and Rest of the World. The company operates through its wholly owned subsidiaries spread across 12 nations with major setups in Brazil Germany and US. Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd the flagship company of the Torrent Group was incorporated in the year 1972. In the year 1980 their started their first manufacturing facility at Vatva and they received their first export order in the year 1983. In the year 1986 they started their second manufacturing plant at Chhatral. In the year 1995 Torrent Gujarat Biotech Ltd plant was commissioned.In the year 1996 the company acquired the Pharma related investments and business of Torrent Exports Ltd and also commissioned the stateoftheart RD centre. In the year 1997 India Infusions Ltd was merged with the company. As a part of restructuring the company formed three new divisions namely Prima Vista and Psycan in the year 1999. During the year 200102 the company launched 31 new products out of which 8 were first time launches in India. The company completed the upgradation and modernization programme for the formulations plant at the total cost of Rs 48 crore. Also they acquired a small pharmaceutical company namely Fornex Industrial Farmaceutica Ltda later renamed as Torrent Do Brasil Ltda in Brazil for Rs 128 lakh. During the year the company divested their entire 50 equity stake in Sanofi Torrent India Ltd to their joint venture partner Sanofi Synthelabo France. Also they transferred their entire equity holding of 19504691 shares in the sick industrial undertaking Torrent Gujarat Biotech Ltd to Torrent Pvt Ltd a company belonging to the promoter group. During the year 200203 the company introduced 28 new products including the line extensions. The company completed the upgradation of bulk drug plant during the year which was started during the financial year 200102. Also the company incorporated Torrent Pharma GmbH as a wholly owned subsidiary company in Germany.During the year 200304 the company set up a wholly owned subsidiary company namely Torrent Pharma Inc in USA with the objective of business development in the large growing and highly profitable North America generic market. Also they introduced 25 new products during the year.During the year 200405 the company entered into a License Agreement with Novartis granting global rights for further development and commercialization of its patented AGE Breaker Compound to Novartis. Also they signed research collaboration agreement with AstraZeneca another leading global pharmaceuticals company with the aim of discovering a novel drug candidate for the treatment of hypertension. The company incorporated Torrent Pharma Philippines Inc as a wholly owned subsidiary in the Philippines with a view to tap the huge potential in Philippines.During the year 200506 the company successfully completed capacity expansion and consolidation of bulk drug plant at manufacturing unit in Indrad. The company entered into an agreement with Novo Nordisk India Pvt Ltd a wholly owned subsidiary of Novo Nordisk A/S Denmark to extend existing contract manufacturing arrangement for manufacture of Human Insulin formulations. During the year the company introduced 43 new products in the market. Also the company launched new divisions AXON and NEURON and expanded their field force in order to tap increasing business opportunities in CNS segment. In April 2006 they launched a new division PSYCAN AZUCA to exclusively cater to the needs of the significant and growing diabetes population in the country.During the year the company acquired Heumann Pharma GmbH Co Generica KG Heumann of Germany for a cash consideration of euro 3.31 million Rs.17.20 crores. Heumann is engaged in the business of marketing generic medicines in Germany under the brand name Heumann. In March 2006 the company incorporated Laboratorios Torrent SA de CV to seek registrations of their products in Mexico and subsequently launch a basket of products in the cardiovascular central nervous system and oral antidiabetes area. In April 2006 the company incorporated Torrent Pharma Japan Co Ltd as a wholly owned subsidiary in Japan to cover the generic market in the country effectively for future business prospects.During the year 200607 the company launched 49 new products in the market. The manufacturing facilities at Chatral received approval from the US Food and Drug Administration for the API active pharmaceutical ingredient and oral solid dosage formulations facilities. The company initiated process of setting up of a new Greenfield manufacturing site in the state of Sikkim to support the growth in domestic market. Also the company incorporated a subsidiary in Mexico named Laboratorios Torrent SA de CV as a first step for entry into the lucrative Mexican market.During the year 200708 the company launched 52 new products in the market. They successfully entered the highly competitive US market with launch of Citalopram. During the year the company undertook capacity expansion of 30 in tablet formulations at Baddi plant and the project is nearing completion. They also completed development for nine molecules for the European Union market and nine molecules for United States market.During the year 200809 the company made an investment of Rs 2.05 crore in the equity shares of their wholly owned subsidiary Laboratories Torrent SA De CV in Mexico. In September 2008 the company received the US Food and Drug Administration approval for antihypertension drug amlodipine besylate tablets in multiple strengths and in November 2008 their generic risperidone in tablet forms of various strengths also got the approval.In 2009 Torrent Pharmaceuticals commissioned a dedicated formulation and packaging unit for manufacturing insulin exclusively for Novo Nordisk. During the year under review the company entered into license and supply agreement with AstraZeneca for marketing its products in international market.In 2010 Torrent Pharmaceuticals Baddi plant received OHAS Audit 18001:2007certification. During the year under review the Baddi facility was approved by the regulatory authority of Uganda. During the year under review Torrent Pharmaceuticals forayed into the therapeutic areas of gynaecology and oncology. During the year under review Torrent Pharmaceuticals commissioned a subsidiary in United Kingdom and Romania. During the year under review Torrent Research Center developed Long Acting Injectables technology.In 2011 Torrent Pharmaceuticals Sikkim plant commenced operation. During the year under review Torrent Research Center developed indigenous Nasal Drug Delivery system. During the year under review Torrent Pharmaceuticals set up Sparsh a dedicated division to cater to Dermatology segment.In 2013 Torrent Pharmaceuticals entered into a licensing agreement with Reliance Life Sciences for three biosimilars Rituximab Adalimumab and Cetuximab.In 2014 Torrent Pharmaceuticals acquired Elder Pharmas identified Indian branded formulation business in India and Nepal. During the year under review the company launched Nephro a dedicated division to cater to the Nephrology segment. During the year under review Torrent Pharmaceuticals Dahej plant commenced operations.In 2015 Torrent Pharmaceuticals acquired 100 stake of Zyg Pharma a company engaged in manufacturing various dermatological formulations like creams ointments gels lotions solutions. In 2016 Torrent Pharmaceuticals Dahej plant received USFDA approval. During the year under review the company acquired API manufacturing unit of Hyderabad based Glochem Industries Limited.In 2017 Torrent Pharmaceuticals acquired Unichems domestic and Nepal business and also its Sikkim manufacturing facility. During the year under review the company acquired women healthcare brands from Novartis.In 2018 Torrent Pharmaceuticals acquired US based BioPharm Inc. BPI which includes US FDA registered manufacturing facility. This is Torrents first overseas manufacturing unit.As of 31st March 2019 the Company has 16 subsidiaries out of which 4 are step down subsidiaries. BioPharm Inc. a wholly owned subsidiary of Torrent Pharma Inc. USA TPI merged with TPI with effect from 1st January 2019. The merger aims at administrative convenience and to achieve higher operational efficiencies. As of 31st March 2020 the Company has 15 subsidiaries out of which 3 are step down subsidiaries. Aptil Pharma Limited Aptil a wholly owned subsidiary of Torrent Pharma UK Limited. UK was dissolved w.e.f. 15th October 2019. The business of Aptil was merged into Torrent Pharma UK Limited.
OrganisationTorrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd