Top Pharma Companies in India

Be it the value, growth, or dividend style of investing – the pharma industry has catered to all. The pharma index returned a 30% CAGR from 2009 to 2016. Undoubtedly, you would've earned higher returns if you invested in the best pharma stocks at the time.
However, the industry has been plagued with troubles for the last four years. Be it the US FDA approval problems, drug price controls, unsuccessful and expensive acquisitions and as yet unfruitful R&D – the industry had to face it all. As you can expect pharma companies share prices have been subdued during this time.
The Covid-19 crisis has again spiked up interest of investors in the pharma industry. There are expectations that both government and private healthcare spending will increase post this pandemic.
If you're planning to invest in the pharma industry, Moneyworks4me has a detailed list of the top pharma companies in India including the top 10 by market cap in the pharma stocks list outlined below.
The companies mentioned in the below pharma share list can be sorted based on various ratios including price to earnings (P/E) and price to book value (P/BV). The colour coded 10-year X-Ray can help you choose to identify the good companies from the not so good ones.

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List of Top Pharma companies in India 2020

Company Name
Market cap
(Rs. Cr.)
CMP (Change%)
Latest
P/E
Latest P/BV
Is it a Right Stock?
  1. 1,16,032 ( Large Cap )
    486.40
    (0.58%)
    160.74
    2.71
  2. 83,990 ( Large Cap )
    5069.35
    (0.35%)
    43.2
    5.22
  3. 82,105 ( Large Cap )
    3086.95
    (-0.19%)
    51.44
    10.52
  4. 61,594 ( Large Cap )
    764.05
    (0.03%)
    27.57
    3.43
  5. 52,518 ( Large Cap )
    439.80
    (0.49%)
    131.59
    6.97
  6. 46,896 ( Large Cap )
    800.20
    (-0.02%)
    20.78
    3.41
  7. 45,954 ( Large Cap )
    1007.50
    (-0.63%)
    -
    3.7
  8. 45,248 ( Large Cap )
    2708.15
    (1.27%)
    40.04
    8.8
  9. 43,253 ( Large Cap )
    428.00
    (1.30%)
    32.59
    3.99
  10. 33,639 ( Large Cap )
    15791.85
    (-0.25%)
    51.25
    13.06
  11. 31,700 ( Large Cap )
    2662.00
    (0.40%)
    21.42
    4.73
  12. 30,766 ( Large Cap )
    2214.35
    (0.13%)
    127.22
    8.01
  13. 29,836 ( Large Cap )
    1318.00
    (-0.37%)
    407.21
    0.96
  14. 26,570 ( Large Cap )
    2074.05
    (-0.98%)
    27.28
    6.38
  15. 25,734 ( Large Cap )
    1538.15
    (1.26%)
    284.38
    13.32
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Publicly traded pharmaceuticals

Top 10 Publicly Listed pharmaceutical companies in India by Market Capitalization as of 2020.
Rank Company Market Capitalization 2020 (INR crores)
1 Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. 1,16,032 Crore
2 Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd. 83,990 Crore
3 Divis Laboratories Ltd. 82,105 Crore
4 Cipla Ltd. 61,594 Crore
5 Biocon Ltd. 52,518 Crore
6 Aurobindo Pharma Ltd. 46,896 Crore
7 Lupin Ltd. 45,954 Crore
8 Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 45,248 Crore
9 Cadila Healthcare Ltd. 43,253 Crore
10 Abbott India Ltd. 33,639 Crore
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