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INDIA CEMENTS vs LAFARGE (France) - Comparison Results

INDIA CEMENTS     Change

Established in 1946, India Cements Ltd (ICL) is the largest cement producer in South India with 28% market share. With three plants in Tamil Nadu and four in Andhra Pradesh, the company has a cement manufacturing capacity of 15.6 mtpa. It caters to a... More

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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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Financials

 INDIA CEMENTS   LAFARGE
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    INDIA CEMENTS
Mar-18
LAFARGE
Dec-14
INDIA CEMENTS/
LAFARGE
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2265,226-   
Low Rs1363,733-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs176.83,437.4-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs2.373.3-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs11.4298.2-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs0.8076.96-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.41.7 25.7%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs171.54,136.0-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m307.17287.54-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.01.3 78.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x78.661.1 128.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x15.915.0 105.8%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.11.1 97.4%  
Dividend payout %34.8104.9 33.1%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m55,5981,287,912 4.3%   
No. of employees `0002.463.0 3.8%   
Total wages/salary Rs m4,062147,532 2.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th22,549.915,679.4 143.8%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,686.32,340.4 72.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th293.5334.5 87.7%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m54,323988,397 5.5%  
Other income Rs m24567,494 0.4%   
Total revenues Rs m54,5681,055,891 5.2%   
Gross profit Rs m7,147142,838 5.0%  
Depreciation Rs m2,79064,646 4.3%   
Interest Rs m3,64879,577 4.6%   
Profit before tax Rs m95466,109 1.4%   
Minority Interest Rs m-43-10,082 0.4%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-110-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-5,310 0.0%   
Tax Rs m19229,630 0.6%   
Profit after tax Rs m70721,087 3.4%  
Gross profit margin %13.214.5 91.0%  
Effective tax rate %20.244.8 45.0%   
Net profit margin %1.32.1 61.0%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m19,682451,832 4.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m19,356416,815 4.6%   
Net working cap to sales %0.63.5 17.0%  
Current ratio x1.01.1 93.8%  
Inventory Days Days4742 111.3%  
Debtors Days Days4345 95.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m73,222927,522 7.9%   
Share capital Rs m3,08288,504 3.5%   
"Free" reserves Rs m49,6090-   
Net worth Rs m52,6911,189,263 4.4%   
Long term debt Rs m28,992721,192 4.0%   
Total assets Rs m109,7752,579,084 4.3%  
Interest coverage x1.31.8 68.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.60.6 90.7%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.4 129.1%   
Return on assets %4.03.9 101.6%  
Return on equity %1.31.8 75.7%  
Return on capital %5.66.8 81.6%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m7970-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,63372,958 7.7%  
From Investments Rs m-3,1322,694 -116.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,345-184,396 1.3%  
Net Cashflow Rs m156-108,744 -0.1%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for LAFARGE (France) is Euro. All data has been converted at 76.96 Rs / EUR

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