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AMBUJA CEMENT vs HOLCIM (Switz.) - Comparison Results

AMBUJA CEMENT    Change

Ambuja Cements Ltd. (ACL) is one of the leading cement manufacturing companies in India and commenced cement production in 1986. Initially called Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd, the Company later became Ambuja Cements Ltd. In 2006, global cement major Ho... More

HOLCIM (Switz.)
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Founded in Switzerland in 1912, Holcim is one of the world's leading suppliers of cement and aggregates (crushed stone, sand and gravel). It also supplies ready-mix concrete and asphalt. The company also offers consulting, research, trading, engineer... More

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Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   HOLCIM
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
HOLCIM
Dec-14
AMBUJA CEMENT/
HOLCIM
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2825,755-   
Low Rs1854,299-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.24,066.3-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.6273.9-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.0578.1-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.8090.14-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.21.8 66.9%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.73,708.8-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.97325.87-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.31.2 186.7%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.418.4 225.3%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.98.7 206.4%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.41.4 176.3%  
Dividend payout %49.632.9 150.7%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,7241,638,197 28.3%   
No. of employees `000NA67.6 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,972245,325 5.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM19,606.5-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM3,629.9-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM1,320.4-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,9401,325,087 15.2%  
Other income Rs m5,18125,101 20.6%   
Total revenues Rs m206,1211,350,188 15.3%   
Gross profit Rs m31,192223,413 14.0%  
Depreciation Rs m14,63299,156 14.8%   
Interest Rs m1,40542,367 3.3%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,336106,992 19.0%   
Minority Interest Rs m8823,021 0.4%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3860-   
Tax Rs m5,76040,772 14.1%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,21189,241 12.6%  
Gross profit margin %15.516.9 92.1%  
Effective tax rate %28.338.1 74.3%   
Net profit margin %5.66.7 82.8%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,480506,667 16.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,470480,041 15.7%   
Net working cap to sales %3.02.0 148.9%  
Current ratio x1.11.1 102.3%  
Inventory Days Days3936 110.5%  
Debtors Days Days1451 26.9%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,8541,484,569 14.8%   
Share capital Rs m3,97145,348 8.8%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,0670-   
Net worth Rs m194,0391,208,596 16.1%   
Long term debt Rs m236644,238 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m327,3302,715,146 12.1%  
Interest coverage x15.53.5 438.8%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.5 0.2%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.5 125.8%   
Return on assets %3.94.8 79.5%  
Return on equity %5.87.4 78.3%  
Return on capital %9.59.3 101.7%  
Exports to sales %0.20-   
Imports to sales %1.70-   
Net fx Rs m-5,9580-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,151173,211 16.3%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-119,542 34.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-67,607 14.2%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693-13,937 55.2%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for HOLCIM (Switz.) is Switzerland Francs. All data has been converted at 69.34 Rs / CHF

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