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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-18
LAFARGE
Dec-14
AMBUJA CEMENT/
LAFARGE
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2805,324-   
Low Rs1893,803-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs131.13,502.2-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs15.074.7-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs20.8303.8-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.5078.41-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.61.7 37.3%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs112.74,213.9-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.65287.54-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.81.3 137.1%   
Avg P/E ratio x15.661.1 25.6%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x11.315.0 75.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.11.1 192.0%  
Dividend payout %10.0104.9 9.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m465,1391,312,178 35.4%   
No. of employees `0005.263.0 8.2%   
Total wages/salary Rs m15,244150,312 10.1%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th50,272.115,974.8 314.7%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th2,942.82,384.5 123.4%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th5,738.8340.8 1,683.8%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m260,4091,007,020 25.9%  
Other income Rs m3,71468,766 5.4%   
Total revenues Rs m264,1241,075,785 24.6%   
Gross profit Rs m40,108145,529 27.6%  
Depreciation Rs m11,53965,864 17.5%   
Interest Rs m1,70581,076 2.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m30,57867,354 45.4%   
Minority Interest Rs m125-10,272 -1.2%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1,518-5,410 28.1%   
Tax Rs m-54230,188 -1.8%   
Profit after tax Rs m29,72721,484 138.4%  
Gross profit margin %15.414.5 106.6%  
Effective tax rate %-1.844.8 -4.0%   
Net profit margin %11.42.1 535.1%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m124,215460,345 27.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m83,943424,669 19.8%   
Net working cap to sales %15.53.5 436.5%  
Current ratio x1.51.1 136.5%  
Inventory Days Days4142 98.8%  
Debtors Days Days1845 40.3%  
Net fixed assets Rs m217,736944,997 23.0%   
Share capital Rs m3,97190,172 4.4%   
"Free" reserves Rs m219,7340-   
Net worth Rs m223,7051,211,670 18.5%   
Long term debt Rs m397734,780 0.1%   
Total assets Rs m373,4072,627,676 14.2%  
Interest coverage x18.91.8 1,034.2%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.6 0.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.70.4 182.0%   
Return on assets %8.43.9 215.7%  
Return on equity %13.31.8 749.4%  
Return on capital %13.86.8 202.1%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m-9,8690-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m17,26674,333 23.2%  
From Investments Rs m-7,6622,744 -279.2%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-7,422-187,870 4.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m2,196-110,793 -2.0%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for LAFARGE (France) is Euro. All data has been converted at 78.41 Rs / EUR

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