- Market cap reached Rs 4.50 trillion
Mumbai. If the name of the most prestigious industrial houses of the country is taken, then the name of Birla comes after Tata. Which contributed significantly in the building of the nation even before independence and even after independence. The Birla family gave special support to Mahatma Gandhi in making the freedom movement a success. Before independence, when the foundation of the Birla Industrial Group was laid by the famous industrialist and social worker Ghanshyamdas Birla (GD Birla), he gave prominence to social development along with industrial development.
His ideals and principles were also adopted by his grandson Aditya Birla and led the Birla Group across the world by setting up new industries one after the other. After Aditya Birla, now his son Kumar Mangalam Birla, on the strength of his vision and effective leadership, is not only taking the group to new heights but also fulfilling the social work ie CSR obligations according to the policy of Birla family. I am also ahead. Along with this, while contributing significantly to the progress of the nation, we are also providing excellent returns to our more than 30 lakh investors.
Higher returns than Sensex and Nifty
Aditya Birla Group stocks perform with the market and always deliver returns higher than Sensex and Nifty. In the last 12 months, where the Sensex and Nifty have gained 53%. At the same time, the shares of 5 companies of the group have given good returns to the investors ranging from 53% to 146%. Always staying away from controversies, Kumar Mangalam Birla, who has followed the policy of Sustainable Development, has succeeded in strengthening the group even in the dire crisis of Corona epidemic. Along with increasing business and profit, they are being successful in strengthening the financial position by continuously reducing the debt of the companies.
Highest earning in Hindalco and Grasim
There are 6 listed companies of Aditya Birla Group, in which all except one have given very good returns to investors during the last 12 months. The highest returns have been given by Hindalco and Grasim. The shares of both the companies have equally given a return of 146%. Hindalco Industries has become the world’s largest aluminum rolling company after the acquisition of US major aluminum companies Novelis Aluminum and Aleris International. Hindalco, which made a net profit of Rs 52 billion on a turnover of Rs 1332 billion in the financial year 2020-21, is also a major producer of copper and today its market cap has reached Rs 84,000 crore. Hindalco is planning to double its production capacity in the next 5 years. Aditya Birla Group is continuously accelerating its growth by continuously expanding its business areas.
Grasim’s market cap is 98,000 crores
Grasim Industries is the top company of the group and today its market cap has reached Rs 98,000 crores. Grasim is the world’s leading manufacturer of viscose staple fiber, making a net profit of Rs 52 billion on a turnover of Rs 1332 billion in the financial year 2020-21. It is the largest caustic soda maker in India. UltraTech Cement and Aditya Birla Capital are its subsidiaries. Grasim is now also getting into the decorative paint business. For this, Grasim will invest Rs 5,000 crore over the next three years.
UltraTech’s market cap is highest
With a turnover of Rs 454 billion and a profit of Rs 53 billion, Ultratech Cement today has become a leading cement company in the world. It is the largest manufacturer of Gray Cement, Ready Mix Concrete and White Cement in India. Its stock has given 74% returns to investors in the last 12 months. It is the largest company in the group in terms of market cap. Its market cap has reached a height of Rs 1.93 trillion. It is benefiting immensely from the growing demand for cement for infra and realty projects in the country. In view of the increasing demand, UltraTech has decided to increase its production capacity by 20 million tonnes to 135 million tonnes.
Aditya Birla Fashion expected to be profitable this year
Group’s financial services company Aditya Birla Capital and branded apparel retail company Aditya Birla Fashion have given returns of 114% and 53% in 12 months. Aditya Birla Capital is operating the fourth largest mutual fund in the country. In addition, its insurance and finance divisions are also recording steady growth. Aditya Birla Capital made a net profit of Rs 11 billion in the financial year 2020-21. While branded apparel retail company Aditya Birla Fashion suffered a loss of Rs 735 crore on a business of Rs 5250 crore last year due to Corona crisis and prolonged lockdown, but this year it is expected to turn profitable again.
Vodafone Idea trying to recover from losses
Vodafone Idea, the group’s telecom company, has been a victim of scandals and then fierce competition in the country’s telecom sector. Due to this the company has suffered heavy losses continuously. Despite this, the Aditya Birla Group, in collaboration with its British partner Vodafone, is doing its best to combat the fierce competition and is now looking forward to some success. Due to heavy losses, investors have not been able to get any return in its stock. However, now it is expected to reduce its losses and get returns in the coming years.