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  1. 2,43,329
    (Large Cap)
    1008.00
    (-0.61%)
    57.42
    4.37
    4.31
    -0.26
    Q V PT
  2. 89,087
    (Large Cap)
    3267.15
    (-2.64%)
    29.03
    7.16
    17.13
    21.96
    Q V PT
  3. 83,321
    (Large Cap)
    1024.95
    (-0.71%)
    31.36
    3.65
    8.62
    22.70
    Q V+ PT
  4. 72,446
    (Large Cap)
    4370.05
    (0.45%)
    19.95
    3.3
    8.70
    8.70
    Q V PT
  5. 61,369
    (Large Cap)
    4233.00
    (-0.82%)
    64.99
    9.31
    -0.65
    14.27
    Q V+ PT
  6. 51,907
    (Large Cap)
    1540.70
    (0.46%)
    62.77
    8.18
    7.91
    4.19
    Q V PT
  7. 44,092
    (Large Cap)
    432.60
    (-0.69%)
    22.59
    2.63
    10.24
    8.02
    Q V PT
  8. 43,983
    (Large Cap)
    20484.15
    (-1.04%)
    49.36
    16.04
    11.13
    23.40
    Q V+ PT
  9. 42,853
    (Large Cap)
    440.40
    (-0.23%)
    67.63
    6.36
    0.00
    124.35
    Q V+ PT
  10. 36,265
    (Large Cap)
    3074.60
    (1.37%)
    36.59
    4
    14.19
    11.50
    Q V PT
  11. 33,492
    (Large Cap)
    741.85
    (0.75%)
    495.63
    2.85
    0.00
    -190.23
    Q V PT
  12. 28,784
    (Large Cap)
    239.15
    (-0.25%)
    26.93
    3.18
    0.00
    -32.55
    Q V PT
  13. 24,173
    (Large Cap)
    409.90
    (-0.64%)
    18.08
    1.4
    3.28
    -3.37
    Q V PT
  14. 22,775
    (Large Cap)
    562.40
    (-0.87%)
    52.36
    6.69
    16.72
    6.62
    Q V PT
  15. 21,655
    (Large Cap)
    856.50
    (0.35%)
    33.94
    3.72
    11.59
    37.95
    Q V PT
  16. 20,801
    (Large Cap)
    1275.95
    (1.02%)
    21.39
    2.67
    24.37
    -23.00
    Q V+ PT
  17. 20,984
    (Large Cap)
    278.30
    (0.13%)
    355.57
    2.35
    0.00
    0.00
    Q V PT
  18. 21,188
    (Large Cap)
    1235.45
    (-1.22%)
    12.41
    14.35
    2.42
    3.56
    Q V PT
  19. 18,021
    (Mid Cap)
    338.80
    (1.27%)
    19.89
    4.6
    20.98
    35.95
    Q V PT
  20. 17,434
    (Mid Cap)
    3853.05
    (1.10%)
    28.74
    6.04
    5.84
    20.34
    Q V PT
  21. 17,110
    (Mid Cap)
    2019.90
    (-1.60%)
    58.91
    10.88
    16.26
    17.77
    Q V PT
  22. 15,651
    (Mid Cap)
    2040.95
    (0.88%)
    44.31
    6.94
    12.81
    20.13
    Q V+ PT
  23. 15,171
    (Mid Cap)
    1189.55
    (0.46%)
    24.66
    4.07
    10.99
    6.09
    Q V PT
  24. 14,559
    (Mid Cap)
    721.50
    (1.28%)
    33.06
    8.19
    14.53
    32.55
    Q V PT
  25. 12,535
    (Mid Cap)
    5416.85
    (-0.47%)
    21.51
    7.87
    5.76
    14.09
    Q V PT
  26. 12,520
    (Mid Cap)
    488.20
    (-0.73%)
    28.81
    8.27
    0.00
    0.00
    Q V PT
  27. 11,613
    (Mid Cap)
    1441.25
    (-0.68%)
    47.23
    7.73
    16.37
    0.00
    Q V PT
  28. 10,797
    (Mid Cap)
    389.25
    (1.72%)
    13.23
    1.15
    6.27
    -2.52
    Q V PT
  29. 10,614
    (Mid Cap)
    540.20
    (0.04%)
    47.36
    2.03
    11.10
    2.80
    Q V PT
  30. 10,450
    (Mid Cap)
    208.60
    (-0.29%)
    21.38
    2.52
    11.57
    0.00
    Q V PT
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Pharma sector Overview

Presently, India is the largest provider of generic medicines, occupying a market share of 20 percent with respect to global supply by volume and fulfils nearly 60 percent of global demand for vaccines. Indian pharmaceutical companies even supply nearly 80 percent of antiretroviral drugs (used in combating AIDS) in the international markets.
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News about Top Pharma Companies in India


Publicly traded pharmaceuticals

Top 10 Publicly Listed pharmaceutical companies in India by Market Capitalization as of 2023.
Rank Company Market Capitalization 2023 (INR  crores)
1 Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. 2,43,329 Crore
2 Divis Laboratories Ltd. 89,087 Crore
3 Cipla Ltd. 83,321 Crore
4 Dr. Reddys Laboratories Ltd. 72,446 Crore
5 Apollo Hospitals Enterprise Ltd. 61,369 Crore
6 Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. 51,907 Crore
7 Zydus Lifesciences Ltd. 44,092 Crore
8 Abbott India Ltd. 43,983 Crore
9 Max Healthcare Institute Ltd. 42,853 Crore
10 Alkem Laboratories Ltd. 36,265 Crore
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Top Pharma Companies FAQs Source: NSE Indices

You can use different criterias to arrive at the list of best stocks in the Nifty Pharma company index. You can use return ratios like ROCE or ROE, that will help you choose companies with profitable growth.

Based on ROE, the best stocks in the Nifty Pharma companies index are:

Company Name Is it a Right Stock ? CMP Market Cap(Cr.) P/E P/BV EV/EBITDA ROE
Abbott India Ltd. (L) Very Good 20,484 43,983 49.88 16.20 37.77 29.57
Divis Laboratories Ltd. (L) Very Good 3,267 89,087 29.77 7.34 22.22 27.91
Laurus Labs Ltd. (M) Very Good 338.8 18,021 19.64 4.54 13.82 27.60
Pfizer Ltd. (M) Very Good 3,853 17,434 28.43 5.98 18.87 23.21
Sanofi India Ltd. (M) Very Good 5,417 12,535 21.61 7.91 22.46 22.31

Based on the past year's gain, the best performing stocks are:

Company Name Is it a Right Stock ? CMP Market Cap(Cr.) Yearly gain (%)
Abbott India Ltd. (L) Very Good 20,484 43,983 26.35
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (L) Very Good 1,008 2,43,329 13.37
Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. (L) Very Good 1,541 51,907 12.63
Cipla Ltd. (L) Very Good 1,025 83,321 7.72
Zydus Lifesciences Ltd. (L) Very Good 432.6 44,092 4.37
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To select the best stocks from the Nifty Pharma, you can check factors like stock returns over different time frames, the Return on Equity, the Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio, Price to Book Value (P/BV) ratio, and the company’s profitability.

Companies that have performed well fundamentally are more likely to see their stock prices gain too.

Nifty Pharma Stocks with the highest revenue growth in the past five years is :

Company Name Is it a Right Stock ? CMP Market Cap(Cr.) P/E P/BV EV/EBITDA 5Y Sales Growth (%)
Gland Pharma Ltd. (L) Very Good 1,276 20,801 21.17 2.64 11.63 24.37
Laurus Labs Ltd. (M) Very Good 338.8 18,021 19.64 4.54 13.82 20.98
Granules India Ltd. (M) Somewhat Good 289.1 7,051 14.02 2.72 11.82 19.13
Divis Laboratories Ltd. (L) Very Good 3,267 89,087 29.77 7.34 22.22 17.13
Alkem Laboratories Ltd. (L) Very Good 3,075 36,265 36.09 3.95 19.92 14.19

Companies with high profit growth often witness their stock prices gaining, irrespective of the market movements.

Nifty Pharma companies that had the highest profit growth in the past five years is :

Company Name Is it a Right Stock ? CMP Market Cap(Cr.) P/E P/BV EV/EBITDA 5Y Profit Growth (%)
Ipca Laboratories Ltd. (L) Very Good 856.5 21,655 33.83 3.71 16.99 37.95
Laurus Labs Ltd. (M) Very Good 338.8 18,021 19.64 4.54 13.82 35.95
Abbott India Ltd. (L) Very Good 20,484 43,983 49.88 16.20 37.77 23.40
Cipla Ltd. (L) Very Good 1,025 83,321 31.57 3.67 17.74 22.70
Divis Laboratories Ltd. (L) Very Good 3,267 89,087 29.77 7.34 22.22 21.96
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