Which foreign companies are listed in Indian Stock markets?

India is a developing country, and our country’s economy is rapidly increasing, along with market prospects and globalisation. As a result, several huge businesses and companies are broadening their projects in India. You might be familiar with the term MNC. But do you know what MNC is? MNCs or Multinational corporations are corporations that operate in many countries in the world at the same time. In simple words, a multi-national association or company has undertakings and investments in a minimum of one additional country except where it originated. 

Benefits of Investing in MNC stocks

By now, we know that Multinational corporations are corporations in which the foreign company acquires more than 50% of the shares and has administration and leadership control. The stocks of MNCs are cited for their favourable image, strong parentage, technical expertise, and asset-light marketing methods. These corporations almost always have meagre debt susceptibilities, are very well-capitalised, and provide satisfactory revenues.

MNCs exist in major regions of our country’s economy and have rendered considerably to its advancement by providing top cutting-edge technologies. MNCs are also well-known for reimbursing substantial incomes to their stockholders. In the Budget for the year 2020, when the government withdrew the dubious DDT tax, these Multinational corporations were the largest beneficiaries.

The stocks of foreign-originated MNCs are generally selected for the confidence they provide investors about their potential to grow in the long term, as investors amass more belief in their administration and outcomes than they do in homegrown companies.

So in this article, we’re listing down the most major foreign multinational corporations listed in India’s stock market.

  • Hindustan Unilever

Hindustan Unilever or HUL, is one of the biggest businesses in the Fast Moving Consumer Goods sector. It is a subsidiary of the British company, Unilever, and its headquarters in India is situated in Mumbai. Five brands offered by the company have a yearly turnover of greater than Rs.2,000 crores per brand, while another seven brands offered by the company have turnovers greater than Rs.1,000 crores each. The company offers a total of 40 brands which includes products of 12 categories; it has at least something for every Indian, hence making it extremely popular in the nation.

Over three years, the capital returned is about 47.05 percent, and the Nifty FMCG procured investors a return of 23.73 percent. The company has sustained positive average performing margins of about 20.30 percent in the last five years. HUL is marketing at a huge Price -to-Earnings ratio or PE of 69.71.

The company has an impressive EV/EBITDA distribution of 47.95 and an adequate cash flow administration. The Cash flow from Operations/Profit After Tax ratio stands at 1.08.

  • Nestle

Nestle is a prominent partaker in the Indian FMCG or fast-moving consumer goods industrial sector, having dominant market stances in several categories of the product it offers. Nestlé India Limited is an entirely owned subordinate of the Swiss international or multinational Nestlé. The company’s office in India is situated in Gurgaon, Haryana. Products such as juices, food, desserts, and chocolate, are some of the categories the company offers.

The company recorded total sales of Rs. 137528 crores with cumulative earnings of Rs. 135007 crores in the last quarter. The business has exhibited a promising revenue growth of 19.34 percent for the last three consecutive years. And not only this, but the business has retained a decent Return of Equity or ROE of approximately 73.82 percent over the past three years. During this period the company has also retained a fair Return On Capital Employed or ROCE of approximately 105.83 percent. On top of this, the company has also drastically curtailed its debt by a sum of 18.30 crores.

  • Castrol India

Castrol India Limited is a name very few Indians don’t know, especially the ones who drive automobiles. However, it is a prominent producer of industrial and automotive lubricants and is the second biggest manufacturer of automotive and industrial lubricants in the lubricant market of India. It is a subsidiary of the Castrol corporation of the United Kingdom and its Indian headquarters is in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

It has a stock of nearly 20 percent in the market. Yet, the business has had a bleak profit gain of -5.55 percent for the last three years.

With barely 1.51 percent of trading bouts in the past 13 years, the company had greater than 5% intraday profits. The share earned over these three years is -10.93 percent in comparison to the Nifty Midcap 100 percentage of 50.8 percent. During this period, the Return On Equity retained by the company is about 58.12 percent and has sustained a huge Return On Capital Employed percentage of 82.68 percent.

  • Honeywell Automation India

Honeywell Automation was founded in India in Hadapsar, Pune, in 1984. It is an underling of Honeywell Inc., a corporation based in North Carolina, United States of America. Honeywell Automation offers extensive automation and supervision systems both abroad and in India. With only about 3.07 percent of trading bouts in the prior 16 years had intraday incomes of greater than 5%. Over the last three years, the stock yielded 122.96 percent returns compared to the S&P BSE Capital Goods index of approximately 33.74 percent.

During the past three-year period, the firm has shown a great revenue increase of 42.61 percent and conserved an admirable Return on Equity of about 22.37 percent.

The company in this period has also retained an honourable Return On Capital Employed of about 33.53 percent and has had a grim profit growth percentage of 10.93 percent.

  • AstraZeneca Pharma India

AstraZeneca Pharma India Ltd is a Bengaluru, Karnataka-based company that was established in 1979. It is a subsidiary of AstraZeneca Plc of the United Kingdom. AstraZeneca Pharma India Ltd comprises the company’s sales, marketing, and production activities in our country. Merely 3.91 percent of trading episodes in the past 16 years had intraday profits of about greater than 5%. 

Over the last three years, the business has exhibited a decent revenue growth of around 53.28 percent. During these three years, the establishment has also sustained an exemplary Return Of Equity of about 21.56 percent and has retained an ethical Return on Capital Employed of approximately 30.79 percent. 

In comparison to the Nifty Midcap 100, which reimbursed nearly 50.8 percent for the term of the past three years, AstraZeneca Pharma returned a stock of 145.41 percent.

These are some of the dominant foreign companies listed in India’s stock market. Still, several more companies, such as Bosch, a Germany-based company, Bata, a Switzerland-based company, etc., have invested shares in the Indian market.


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