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NALCO vs ALCOA (US) - Comparison Results

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National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) the largest public sector aluminium company in India was incorporated in 1981, to exploit a part of the large deposits of bauxite discovered in the East coast. Its operations are based in the state of Odisha... More


Alcoa (erstwhile Aluminium Corporation of America) is the world's leading producer of primary and fabricated aluminum, as well as the world's largest miner of bauxite and refiner of alumina. It operates in 30 countries with worldwide products usage i... More



5-Yr Chart
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High Rs801,144-   
Low Rs38630-   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs39.01,262.8-  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs3.514.2-  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs5.986.6-  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.807.71-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %4.70.9 546.2%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs52.8650.1-  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,932.931,216.66-   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BB--  
Price / Sales ratio x1.50.7 215.1%   
Avg P/E ratio x17.162.6 27.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x9.910.2 96.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.11.4 81.8%  
Dividend payout %81.154.5 148.8%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m113,9461,079,087 10.6%   
No. of employees `0007.059.0 11.8%   
Total wages/salary Rs m15,3740-   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th10,853.326,041.3 41.7%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th2,212.10-   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th960.7291.9 329.1%   
Net Sales Rs m75,4301,536,439 4.9%  
Other income Rs m4,083-3,021 -135.2%   
Total revenues Rs m79,5131,533,418 5.2%   
Gross profit Rs m10,797153,477 7.0%  
Depreciation Rs m4,80488,114 5.5%   
Interest Rs m2730,400 0.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m10,04931,942 31.5%   
Minority Interest Rs m-85,849 -0.1%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-4020-   
Tax Rs m2,96220,566 14.4%   
Profit after tax Rs m6,67717,224 38.8%  
Gross profit margin %14.310.0 143.3%  
Effective tax rate %29.564.4 45.8%   
Net profit margin %8.91.1 789.6%  
Current assets Rs m56,558531,449 10.6%   
Current liabilities Rs m26,519356,120 7.4%   
Net working cap to sales %39.811.4 349.0%  
Current ratio x2.11.5 142.9%  
Inventory Days Days5647 118.9%  
Debtors Days Days921 41.9%  
Net fixed assets Rs m75,3331,055,699 7.1%   
Share capital Rs m9,66587,536 11.0%   
"Free" reserves Rs m92,3870-   
Net worth Rs m102,052790,907 12.9%   
Long term debt Rs m0563,584 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m145,0102,226,634 6.5%  
Interest coverage x374.62.1 18,264.5%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.7 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.7 75.4%   
Return on assets %4.62.1 216.2%  
Return on equity %6.52.2 300.4%  
Return on capital %9.55.0 188.1%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Net fx Rs m29,8850-   
From Operations Rs m14,359107,588 13.3%  
From Investments Rs m15,503-222,374 -7.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-36,159144,608 -25.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-6,29629,821 -21.1%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster
The reporting currency for ALCOA (US) is United States Dollars. All data has been converted at 64.27 Rs / USD

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