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HINDALCO vs RIO TINTO (UK) - Comparison Results

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Hindalco Industries Ltd, the flagship metal company of the Aditya Birla Group, is an industry leader in aluminum and copper. Hindalco is India's largest aluminum and copper producer. In aluminum, the company is fully integrated with production rangin... More


Rio Tinto is one of the world's leading mining and metals companies with existence of over 130 years. It has a global presence with work force of 71,000 people working in more than 40 countries and boasts of a rich diversified portfolio. The compa... More



5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2845,972-   
Low Rs1804,574-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs512.92,252.7-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs27.1308.5-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs47.2538.2-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.20189.11-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.53.6 14.4%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs244.32,187.5-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m2,245.511,861.14-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions F--  
Price / Sales ratio x0.52.3 19.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x8.617.1 50.1%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x4.99.8 50.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.92.4 39.4%  
Dividend payout %4.461.3 7.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m520,5099,813,349 5.3%   
No. of employees `00023.659.8 39.4%   
Total wages/salary Rs m86,448585,726 14.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th48,894.870,138.4 69.7%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th3,670.09,798.8 37.5%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th2,582.49,604.6 26.9%   
Net Sales Rs m1,151,7174,192,525 27.5%  
Other income Rs m11,046-47,059 -23.5%   
Total revenues Rs m1,162,7634,145,467 28.0%   
Gross profit Rs m138,2041,413,429 9.8%  
Depreciation Rs m45,062427,486 10.5%   
Interest Rs m39,10757,086 68.5%   
Profit before tax Rs m65,080881,799 7.4%   
Minority Interest Rs m02,463 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-1,2510-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m17,742-41,605 -42.6%   
Tax Rs m20,742268,542 7.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m60,829574,115 10.6%  
Gross profit margin %12.033.7 35.6%  
Effective tax rate %31.930.5 104.7%   
Net profit margin %5.313.7 38.6%  
Current assets Rs m499,6331,830,711 27.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m323,1651,074,871 30.1%   
Net working cap to sales %15.318.0 85.0%  
Current ratio x1.51.7 90.8%  
Inventory Days Days6933 205.8%  
Debtors Days Days3228 113.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m871,5146,042,236 14.4%   
Share capital Rs m2,229419,129 0.5%   
"Free" reserves Rs m546,2890-   
Net worth Rs m548,5184,071,229 13.5%   
Long term debt Rs m478,7431,982,179 24.2%   
Total assets Rs m1,476,5719,173,085 16.1%  
Interest coverage x2.716.4 16.2%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.90.5 179.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.80.5 170.7%   
Return on assets %6.86.9 98.4%  
Return on equity %11.114.1 78.6%  
Return on capital %11.714.9 79.0%  
Exports to sales %16.10-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m-24,0700-   
From Operations Rs m108,8771,256,597 8.7%  
From Investments Rs m50,258-572,004 -8.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-164,124-478,151 34.3%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-1,815206,442 -0.9%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for RIO TINTO (UK) is United Kingdom Pounds. All data has been converted at 87.96 Rs / GBP

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