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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-16
LAFARGE
Dec-14
AMBUJA CEMENT/
LAFARGE
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2825,431-   
Low Rs1853,879-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.23,572.3-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.676.2-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.0309.9-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.8079.98-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.21.7 69.8%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.74,298.3-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.97287.54-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.31.3 177.1%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.461.1 67.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.915.0 119.4%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.41.1 220.7%  
Dividend payout %49.6104.9 47.3%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,7241,338,452 34.6%   
No. of employees `000NA63.0 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,972153,322 9.1%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM16,294.7-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM2,432.2-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM347.6-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,9401,027,183 19.6%  
Other income Rs m5,18170,142 7.4%   
Total revenues Rs m206,1211,097,326 18.8%   
Gross profit Rs m31,192148,443 21.0%  
Depreciation Rs m14,63267,183 21.8%   
Interest Rs m1,40582,699 1.7%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,33668,703 29.6%   
Minority Interest Rs m88-10,477 -0.8%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-386-5,519 7.0%   
Tax Rs m5,76030,792 18.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,21121,915 51.2%  
Gross profit margin %15.514.5 107.4%  
Effective tax rate %28.344.8 63.2%   
Net profit margin %5.62.1 261.5%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,480469,563 17.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,470433,172 17.4%   
Net working cap to sales %3.03.5 84.4%  
Current ratio x1.11.1 99.6%  
Inventory Days Days3942 93.7%  
Debtors Days Days1445 30.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,854963,919 22.8%   
Share capital Rs m3,97191,977 4.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,0670-   
Net worth Rs m194,0391,235,931 15.7%   
Long term debt Rs m236749,493 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m327,3302,680,290 12.2%  
Interest coverage x15.51.8 845.0%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.6 0.2%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.4 160.2%   
Return on assets %3.93.9 98.8%  
Return on equity %5.81.8 325.9%  
Return on capital %9.56.8 138.7%  
Exports to sales %0.20-   
Imports to sales %1.70-   
Net fx Rs m-5,9580-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,15175,821 37.1%  
From Investments Rs m-40,9882,799 -1,464.2%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-191,632 5.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693-113,012 6.8%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for LAFARGE (France) is Euro. All data has been converted at 79.98 Rs / EUR

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