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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-18
LAFARGE
Dec-14
THE RAMCO CEMENTS/
LAFARGE
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs8315,547-   
Low Rs6483,962-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs187.83,649.1-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs24.077.9-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs36.4316.5-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.0081.70-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.41.7 23.6%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs174.34,390.7-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m235.58287.54-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BB--  
Price / Sales ratio x3.91.3 302.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x30.861.1 50.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x20.315.0 135.1%  
Price / Book Value ratio x4.21.1 391.9%  
Dividend payout %12.5104.9 11.9%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m174,2111,367,235 12.7%   
No. of employees `0003.063.0 4.8%   
Total wages/salary Rs m3,049156,619 1.9%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th14,580.816,645.1 87.6%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,004.82,484.5 40.4%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th1,862.4355.1 524.4%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m44,2381,049,273 4.2%  
Other income Rs m32771,651 0.5%   
Total revenues Rs m44,5651,120,924 4.0%   
Gross profit Rs m11,121151,635 7.3%  
Depreciation Rs m2,93568,628 4.3%   
Interest Rs m60084,478 0.7%   
Profit before tax Rs m7,91370,180 11.3%   
Minority Interest Rs m48-10,703 -0.5%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-5,637 0.0%   
Tax Rs m2,31131,455 7.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m5,65122,386 25.2%  
Gross profit margin %25.114.5 174.0%  
Effective tax rate %29.244.8 65.2%   
Net profit margin %12.82.1 598.7%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m13,004479,661 2.7%   
Current liabilities Rs m18,564442,487 4.2%   
Net working cap to sales %-12.63.5 -354.8%  
Current ratio x0.71.1 64.6%  
Inventory Days Days4642 110.4%  
Debtors Days Days3645 80.4%  
Net fixed assets Rs m54,215984,648 5.5%   
Share capital Rs m23693,955 0.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m40,8150-   
Net worth Rs m41,0511,262,510 3.3%   
Long term debt Rs m4,188765,611 0.5%   
Total assets Rs m71,5802,737,930 2.6%  
Interest coverage x14.21.8 775.1%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.10.6 16.8%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.4 161.3%   
Return on assets %8.73.9 223.7%  
Return on equity %13.81.8 776.3%  
Return on capital %18.96.8 277.5%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m-2,4730-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m11,24477,452 14.5%  
From Investments Rs m-4,9002,860 -171.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-7,930-195,753 4.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-1,586-115,442 1.4%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for LAFARGE (France) is Euro. All data has been converted at 81.7 Rs / EUR

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THE RAMCO CEMENTS Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Down 32.1% (Quarterly Result Update)

Nov 6, 2018 | Updated on Nov 6, 2018

For the quarter ended September 2018, THE RAMCO CEMENTS has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (down 32.1% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 12 bn (up 11.0% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of THE RAMCO CEMENTS's quarterly results.

THE RAMCO CEMENTS Announces Quarterly Results (1QFY19); Net Profit Down 19.8% (Quarterly Result Update)

Aug 6, 2018 | Updated on Aug 6, 2018

For the quarter ended June 2018, THE RAMCO CEMENTS has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (down 19.8% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 12 bn (up 2.6% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of THE RAMCO CEMENTS's quarterly results.

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