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AMBUJA CEMENT vs LAFARGE (France) - 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

LAFARGE (France)
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Headquartered in France, Lafarge is the world's largest cement manufacturer. It primarily produces and sells cement, aggregates and ready-mix concrete worldwide. Based on its revenues, Lafarge is the world leader in cement. It is the second largest p... More

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 AMBUJA CEMENT   LAFARGE
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-17
LAFARGE
Dec-14
AMBUJA CEMENT/
LAFARGE
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2915,534-   
Low Rs2093,953-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs118.83,640.2-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs9.877.7-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs15.9315.8-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.6081.50-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.41.7 83.8%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs104.14,380.0-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.97287.54-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x2.11.3 161.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x25.561.1 41.8%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x15.715.0 104.4%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.41.1 221.7%  
Dividend payout %36.8104.9 35.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m496,2941,363,888 36.4%   
No. of employees `000NA63.0 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m15,112156,236 9.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM16,604.3-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM2,478.4-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM354.2-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m235,9841,046,705 22.5%  
Other income Rs m3,22671,476 4.5%   
Total revenues Rs m239,2111,118,180 21.4%   
Gross profit Rs m38,576151,264 25.5%  
Depreciation Rs m12,19568,460 17.8%   
Interest Rs m2,05884,271 2.4%   
Profit before tax Rs m27,55070,009 39.4%   
Minority Interest Rs m128-10,677 -1.2%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-5,624 0.0%   
Tax Rs m8,22931,378 26.2%   
Profit after tax Rs m19,44922,331 87.1%  
Gross profit margin %16.314.5 113.1%  
Effective tax rate %29.944.8 66.6%   
Net profit margin %8.22.1 386.3%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m110,766478,487 23.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m88,677441,404 20.1%   
Net working cap to sales %9.43.5 264.2%  
Current ratio x1.21.1 115.2%  
Inventory Days Days3842 90.6%  
Debtors Days Days1445 31.7%  
Net fixed assets Rs m215,654982,238 22.0%   
Share capital Rs m3,97193,725 4.2%   
"Free" reserves Rs m202,7510-   
Net worth Rs m206,7221,259,420 16.4%   
Long term debt Rs m241763,737 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m355,0042,731,228 13.0%  
Interest coverage x14.41.8 785.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.6 0.2%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.70.4 173.5%   
Return on assets %6.13.9 155.2%  
Return on equity %9.41.8 530.6%  
Return on capital %14.46.8 210.7%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m-9,7140-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m34,33977,262 44.4%  
From Investments Rs m-7,7882,853 -273.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-10,147-195,274 5.2%  
Net Cashflow Rs m16,635-115,160 -14.4%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for LAFARGE (France) is Euro. All data has been converted at 81.5 Rs / EUR

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