Financial Performance of Pharmaceutical Industry in India

Surender Kumar, Abhijit Nair, Ritika Gugnani


The performance measurement of companies has been the subject of numerous surveys during the last few years. In the present study, the Data Envelopment Analysis (DEA) technique as well as the financial-based variables such as Current Ratio,  Quick Ratio, Debt Equity Ratio are taken as input indicators and  Gross Profit Margin (%), Net Profit Margin (%), Return on Assets Including Revaluations, Dividend Per Share, Earnings Per Share (EPS), D/P Ratio (Dividend Pay-out Ratio) as Output Indicatorshave been applied to measure the performance and efficiency ofthe selected pharmaceutical companies during the period of  2013-2014 to 2016-2017. The main objective of this research is to analysis pharmaceutical companies and comparing their efficiency by data envelopment analysis (DEA). In this work we have used an integrated fundamental analysis and DEA model to analyse the pharmaceutical sector. 


Indian pharmaceutical Industry, MarketShare, Growth, Efficiency, Data envelopment analysis

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