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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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 AMBUJA CEMENT   HOLCIM
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-18
HOLCIM
Dec-14
AMBUJA CEMENT/
HOLCIM
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2805,720-   
Low Rs1894,272-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs131.14,041.1-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs15.0272.2-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs20.8574.5-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.5089.58-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.61.8 35.7%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs112.73,685.8-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.65325.87-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.81.2 144.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x15.618.4 85.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x11.38.7 129.6%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.11.4 153.4%  
Dividend payout %10.032.9 30.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m465,1391,628,038 28.6%   
No. of employees `0005.267.6 7.7%   
Total wages/salary Rs m15,244243,804 6.3%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th50,272.119,484.9 258.0%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th2,942.83,607.4 81.6%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th5,738.81,312.3 437.3%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m260,4091,316,870 19.8%  
Other income Rs m3,71424,945 14.9%   
Total revenues Rs m264,1241,341,816 19.7%   
Gross profit Rs m40,108222,028 18.1%  
Depreciation Rs m11,53998,541 11.7%   
Interest Rs m1,70542,104 4.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m30,578106,328 28.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m12522,878 0.5%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1,5180-   
Tax Rs m-54240,519 -1.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m29,72788,687 33.5%  
Gross profit margin %15.416.9 91.3%  
Effective tax rate %-1.838.1 -4.6%   
Net profit margin %11.46.7 169.5%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m124,215503,525 24.7%   
Current liabilities Rs m83,943477,064 17.6%   
Net working cap to sales %15.52.0 769.6%  
Current ratio x1.51.1 140.2%  
Inventory Days Days4136 116.5%  
Debtors Days Days1851 35.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m217,7361,475,363 14.8%   
Share capital Rs m3,97145,067 8.8%   
"Free" reserves Rs m219,7340-   
Net worth Rs m223,7051,201,101 18.6%   
Long term debt Rs m397640,243 0.1%   
Total assets Rs m373,4072,698,309 13.8%  
Interest coverage x18.93.5 537.1%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.5 0.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.70.5 142.9%   
Return on assets %8.44.8 173.7%  
Return on equity %13.37.4 180.0%  
Return on capital %13.89.3 148.2%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m-9,8690-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m17,266172,137 10.0%  
From Investments Rs m-7,662-118,801 6.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-7,422-67,187 11.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m2,196-13,851 -15.9%  
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 68.91 Rs / CHF

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