Top 10 Pharma Companies in India 2015

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Sun Pharmaceutical, head-quartered in Vadodara, Gujarat is an Indian pharmaceutical company that has its operation globally.

It manufactures and sells pharmaceutical formulations and active pharmaceutical ingredients (APIs) primarily in India and the United States. The company offers formulations in various therapeutic areas, such as gastroenterology , cardiology, psychiatry, neurology, etc.


It also provides APIs such as warfarin, carbamazepine, etodolac, and clorazepate. Under its vast product portfolio it also has anticancers, steroids, peptides, sex hormones, and controlled substances.

Sun Pharmaceuticals was established by Mr. Dilip Shanghvi in the year of 1983 in Vapi. Then it only used to offer five products to treat psychiatry ailments. Later in 1987 it expanded its product line depth by offering Cardiology products followed by gastroenterology products in 1989. Today it is the largest company in India that provides chronic prescription medicines and a market leader in psychiatry, neurology, cardiology, orthopedics, ophthalmology, gastroenterology andnephrology.

In 2014 the historic acquisition of Ranbaxy made the company the largest pharma company in India, the largest Indian pharmaceutical company in the US, and the 5th largest speciality generic company globally.

Some of its best-selling products are Adcapone, Alzolam, Angizem, Aztor etc.

Revenues INR. 2828.79Crores

Market Capitalization INR. 227755.94Crores

Profit INR. -2828.52Crores

Total No. of Patents in their name 10

Consolidated Ranking Index 69177.446

Method of Ranking:

The top 17 Pharmaceutical companies of India were shortlisted. 

The following parameters were used while ranking the Companies

1. Financial performance

2. Value perceived by share holders

3. Consistency in Performance

4. Net Revenue

5. Profit being made

6. And innovation/extent of research and development

While doing the final ranking I allotted the following weightages to the above discussed parameters to determine a consolidated ranking index

Market Capitalization






Patents in their name


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