It is a highly efficient company with minimum capital, well run with little retained profits used for reinvestment!
They had revenues of approx Rs29B in 2012 on sales of household brands such as Nestomalt, Maggi etc. and profits before tax of Rs3.5B and PAT of Rs3B.
In effect it pays out its whole net profit as a dividend and 91% of the shares are owned by Nestle SA the parent, with 19 other shareholders owning 4%.
Whilst the Company has a NBV of about Rs5B in fixed assets, its total share capital and reserves is only Rs3.8B which includes this year’s profits!