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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

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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Financials

 THE RAMCO CEMENTS   LAFARGE
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    THE RAMCO CEMENTS
Mar-16
LAFARGE
Dec-14
THE RAMCO CEMENTS/
LAFARGE
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs4285,125-   
Low Rs2793,661-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs151.43,371.3-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs23.571.9-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs34.7292.4-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.0075.48-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.81.7 49.4%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs129.14,056.5-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m238.07287.54-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x2.31.3 179.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x15.161.1 24.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x10.215.0 67.7%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.71.1 252.9%  
Dividend payout %12.8104.9 12.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m84,1581,263,145 6.7%   
No. of employees `0002.863.0 4.5%   
Total wages/salary Rs m2,599144,695 1.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th12,664.315,377.9 82.4%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th913.32,295.4 39.8%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th1,962.3328.1 598.1%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m36,043969,390 3.7%  
Other income Rs m90366,196 1.4%   
Total revenues Rs m36,9461,035,586 3.6%   
Gross profit Rs m10,639140,091 7.6%  
Depreciation Rs m2,68663,403 4.2%   
Interest Rs m1,82178,046 2.3%   
Profit before tax Rs m7,03564,837 10.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m-1-9,888 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-5,208 0.0%   
Tax Rs m1,44929,060 5.0%   
Profit after tax Rs m5,58520,682 27.0%  
Gross profit margin %29.514.5 204.3%  
Effective tax rate %20.644.8 46.0%   
Net profit margin %15.52.1 726.3%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m13,038443,143 2.9%   
Current liabilities Rs m14,897408,800 3.6%   
Net working cap to sales %-5.23.5 -145.6%  
Current ratio x0.91.1 80.7%  
Inventory Days Days5642 132.8%  
Debtors Days Days4745 104.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m50,792909,685 5.6%   
Share capital Rs m23886,802 0.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m29,2300-   
Net worth Rs m30,7331,166,392 2.6%   
Long term debt Rs m10,710707,323 1.5%   
Total assets Rs m70,2492,529,486 2.8%  
Interest coverage x4.91.8 265.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.30.6 57.5%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.4 133.9%   
Return on assets %10.53.9 270.1%  
Return on equity %18.21.8 1,024.9%  
Return on capital %21.46.8 313.3%  
Exports to sales %1.10-   
Imports to sales %13.00-   
Net fx Rs m-4,3150-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m10,67471,555 14.9%  
From Investments Rs m-2,3362,642 -88.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-8,081-180,850 4.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m257-106,653 -0.2%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for LAFARGE (France) is Euro. All data has been converted at 75.48 Rs / EUR

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