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THE RAMCO CEMENTS vs LAFARGE (France) - Comparison Results

THE RAMCO CEMENTS    Change

Madras Cements Ltd is the flagship company of Ramco Group, a well-known business group of South India. Based in Chennai, Madras Cements has a total cement capacity of 10.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA), all of which is located in Southern India. Th... 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

 THE RAMCO CEMENTS   LAFARGE
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    THE RAMCO CEMENTS
Mar-17
LAFARGE
Dec-14
THE RAMCO CEMENTS/
LAFARGE
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs7285,376-   
Low Rs3963,840-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs166.63,536.1-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs27.975.4-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs39.1306.7-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.0079.17-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.51.7 31.1%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs159.44,254.8-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m238.07287.54-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x3.41.3 258.8%   
Avg P/E ratio x20.261.1 33.0%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x14.415.0 95.7%  
Price / Book Value ratio x3.51.1 325.5%  
Dividend payout %10.8104.9 10.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m133,7951,324,896 10.1%   
No. of employees `0002.963.0 4.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m2,785151,769 1.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th13,761.116,129.6 85.3%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th966.12,407.6 40.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th2,303.1344.1 669.3%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m39,6731,016,780 3.9%  
Other income Rs m38269,432 0.6%   
Total revenues Rs m40,0561,086,212 3.7%   
Gross profit Rs m11,904146,940 8.1%  
Depreciation Rs m2,66966,503 4.0%   
Interest Rs m1,04981,862 1.3%   
Profit before tax Rs m8,56968,007 12.6%   
Minority Interest Rs m98-10,371 -0.9%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-5,463 0.0%   
Tax Rs m2,02730,480 6.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m6,64021,693 30.6%  
Gross profit margin %30.014.5 207.6%  
Effective tax rate %23.744.8 52.8%   
Net profit margin %16.72.1 784.5%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m14,218464,807 3.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m20,255428,785 4.7%   
Net working cap to sales %-15.23.5 -429.5%  
Current ratio x0.71.1 64.8%  
Inventory Days Days5342 126.5%  
Debtors Days Days5145 112.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m52,437954,157 5.5%   
Share capital Rs m23891,046 0.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m37,7170-   
Net worth Rs m37,9551,223,414 3.1%   
Long term debt Rs m5,110741,902 0.7%   
Total assets Rs m70,7052,653,145 2.7%  
Interest coverage x9.21.8 500.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.10.6 22.2%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.4 146.4%   
Return on assets %10.93.9 278.6%  
Return on equity %17.51.8 986.6%  
Return on capital %22.66.8 330.8%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m-2,2540-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m11,17475,053 14.9%  
From Investments Rs m-2,8022,771 -101.1%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-6,650-189,691 3.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m1,723-111,867 -1.5%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for LAFARGE (France) is Euro. All data has been converted at 79.17 Rs / EUR

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