MAM

Dabur ad spends in FY-2014 up 19.4 per cent, PAT up 19.7 per cent

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/mam-images/2014/04/30/dabur.jpg?itok=6G0SmNH2

BENGALURU:  Dabur India Limited (Dabur) spent 19.44 per cent more towards Advertisement and Publicity (Ad & Pub) in FY-2014 at Rs 999.67 crore (14.09 per cent of Income from Operations or Inc from Ops) as compared to the Rs 836.98 crore (13.55 per cent of Inc from Ops) in FY-2013. The company’s PAT at Rs 913.92 crore in FY-2014 was 12.88 per cent more than the Rs 763.42 crore in FY-2013.

Notes: 100,00,000=100 lakhs = 1 crore

Dabur Ad & Pub spend was Rs 228.38 crore (12.87 per cent of Inc from Ops) in Q4-2014 which was (-21-14) per cent lower than the Rs 289.62 crore (15.87 per cent of Inc from ops) in Q3-2014, but 19 per cent more y-o-y as compared to the Rs 191.92 crore (12.43 per cent of Income from Ops) in Q4-2013.

Though the company’s Inc from Ops in Q4-2014 at Rs 1774.41 crore was (-7.06) per cent lower than the Rs 1909.29 crore during the immediate trailing quarter, y-o-y, Op inc was 14.95 per cent more than the Rs 1543.65 crore in Q4-2013. Dabur’s Inc from Ops for FY-2014 at Rs 7049.43 crore was 14.87 per cent more than the Rs 6176.12 crore in FY-2013. Please refer to Fig 1 & 1A below. Across 9 quarters starting Q4-2012 to Q4-2014, the company’s Ad & Pub Exp shows an upward trend, both in terms of absolute value as a well as percentage of Op Inc.

Q-o-q, Dabur’s PAT in Q4-2014 at Rs 235.29 crore was (-3.13) per cent lower than the Rs 242.88 crore in the immediate trailing quarter, but was 17.32 per cent more than the year ago PAT of Rs 200.55 crore in Q4-2013. Please refer to Fig 2

Category Growths

The company says that the digestives category posted a 23.3 per cent growth during the fourth quarter of 2013-14, while the foods business riding on strong demand for its packaged juices ended the period with a 20.6 per cent growth. The toothpaste business for Dabur led by Dabur Red Paste reported a 20.7 per cent growth, while the shampoo business grew by 19 per cent. The health supplements business saw a 17.6 per cent growth during the quarter, while the home care category grew by 13 per cent.

"The business has performed well on all operating parameters. Our strong performance reflects the robustness of our business model and our ability to efficiently manage the emerging challenges. Dabur has been reporting strong and consistent performance despite intensifying competitive pressures and the challenging market environment being witnessed for some quarters now. Going forward too, our focus will be on pursuing an aggressive and profitable growth strategy," Dabur chief executive officer Sunil Duggal said.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/13/sanchita.jpg?itok=0X3PWz-z
Havas Media Group appoints Sanchita Roy as head of west India

MUMBAI: Havas Media Group has appointed Sanchita Roy as head of west India. Roy will be responsible for the overall management and growth of the Havas Media Group Mumbai as well as the Western operations. She will be reporting to Uday Mohan – managing partner, north and west India who has recently...

MAM Media and Advertising People
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/13/gll.jpg?itok=b_nIDGWr
Gozoop elevates Amyn Ghadiali as vice president - business and strategy

NEW DELHI: To accelerate growth and navigate the evolving marketing landscape of the future, Gozoop, one of India’s leading integrated marketing companies, has elevated Amyn Ghadiali to the role of vice president - business and strategy. The move comes at the heels of two strong years of growth...

MAM Media and Advertising People
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/13/affle.jpg?itok=k6QqCrhk
Affle to acquire strategic stake in Bobble AI

NEW DELHI: Affle (India) Ltd today announced the signing of definitive agreements to acquire eight per cent ownership in Talent Unlimited Online Services Private Ltd (Bobble AI), India. The company also has an option to acquire incremental ownership on attainment of certain key performance targets...

MAM Media and Advertising Digital Agencies
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/13/media.jpg?itok=1PK1RmDN
Media Moments bags PR and digital mandate for Bhartiya Urban

NEW DELHI: Media Moments, a marketing communication consultancy that delivers integrated communication services, announced its appointment as the digital and media communications partner for the real estate conglomerate – Bhartiya Urban.

MAM Media and Advertising Account
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/13/badshah.jpg?itok=NphQC55M
Badshah's fake views controversy highlights influencer marketing inadequacies

NEW DELHI: Bollywood rapper Badshah has come under scrutiny for allegedly buying fake views for one of his music videos. This has, once again, opened up the debate on the ‘fake followers’ strategy prevalent in the social media landscape and how celebrities and influencers are highly involved in...

MAM Media and Advertising Digital Agencies
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/13/airport-advertising.jpg?itok=U31-RYm3
Airport advertising makes a comeback with Times OOH new campaign 'The Runway Restart'

NEW DELHI: As airports resume functioning, Times OOH has started airport advertising with a new campaign The Runway Restart. The Runway restart is a key moment for the aviation industry and for brands for whom advertising at airports has been an ideal medium to reach the premium NCCS-A audiences of...

MAM Media and Advertising Out Of Home
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/12/info.jpg?itok=aN48RP7h
74% of respondents will continue to make purchases via contactless mode: MasterCard report

NEW DELHI: As communities begin to slowly reopen, business owners and the consumers they serve are entering unknown territory, navigating the new normal, living with precautions. During these times, contactless and other forms of digital payments have emerged as the healthiest way of making...

MAM Media and Advertising Digital Agencies
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/12/happy.jpg?itok=MgBSg26k
Brands join moment marketing with Janmashtami creatives

NEW DELHI: Festivals hold an importance for all. Last week, brands portrayed campaigns on the theme of Raksha Bandhan and this week they are celebrating lord Krishna’s birthday aka Janmashtami.

MAM Media and Advertising Digital Agencies
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2020/08/12/lo.jpg?itok=IzbnFGb-
Indigo Consulting Wins L'oreal Paris digital mandate

NEW DELHI: L’Oreal Paris, awards Indigo Consulting, Publicis Groupe’s digital marketing and business transformation company, with its complete digital marketing mandate. The account was won following a multi-agency pitch. As a part of the mandate, Indigo Consulting will drive key agendas for the...

MAM Media and Advertising Account

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories

* indicates required