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ACC vs AMBUJA CEMENT - Comparison Results

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ACC is the oldest cement manufacturer in the country. ACC's total capacity for the year ended CY11 stood at 28.7 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) which is about 9% of total Indian cement capacity. ACC is the second largest player in the Indian cement ... More


Ambuja Cements Ltd. (ACL) is one of the leading cement manufacturing companies in India and commenced cement production in 1986. Initially called Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd, the Company later became Ambuja Cements Ltd. In 2006, global cement major Ho... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 19.6 15.4 127.7% View Chart
P/BV x 2.8 2.2 127.8% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.9 1.6 56.5%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,856291 637.1%   
Low Rs1,255209 601.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs784.0118.8 659.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs80.59.8 822.5%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs112.515.9 706.0%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs14.003.60 388.9%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.91.4 62.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs557.9104.1 535.9%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m188.791,985.97 9.5%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x2.02.1 94.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x19.325.5 75.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x13.815.7 88.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.82.4 116.1%  
Dividend payout %17.436.8 47.3%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m293,663496,294 59.2%   
No. of employees `0006.7NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m8,83615,112 58.5%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th21,990.2NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,312.7NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th2,259.1NM-  
Net Sales Rs m148,016235,984 62.7%  
Other income Rs m1,4273,226 44.2%   
Total revenues Rs m149,443239,211 62.5%   
Gross profit Rs m20,48138,576 53.1%  
Depreciation Rs m6,03212,195 49.5%   
Interest Rs m8782,058 42.7%   
Profit before tax Rs m14,99827,550 54.4%   
Minority Interest Rs m0128 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m1030-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m-1058,229 -1.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m15,20619,449 78.2%  
Gross profit margin %13.816.3 84.6%  
Effective tax rate %-0.729.9 -2.3%   
Net profit margin %10.38.2 124.7%  
Current assets Rs m66,844110,766 60.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m47,06288,677 53.1%   
Net working cap to sales %13.49.4 142.8%  
Current ratio x1.41.2 113.7%  
Inventory Days Days4138 108.9%  
Debtors Days Days2114 148.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m74,860215,654 34.7%   
Share capital Rs m1,8803,971 47.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m103,439202,751 51.0%   
Net worth Rs m105,319206,722 50.9%   
Long term debt Rs m0241 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m160,560355,004 45.2%  
Interest coverage x18.114.4 125.7%   
Debt to equity ratio x00 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.90.7 138.7%   
Return on assets %10.06.1 165.4%  
Return on equity %14.49.4 153.5%  
Return on capital %15.214.4 105.6%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m046 0.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m1,4759,760 15.1%   
Net fx Rs m-1,475-9,714 15.2%   
From Operations Rs m11,17534,339 32.5%  
From Investments Rs m-3,644-7,788 46.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-3,805-10,147 37.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m3,73616,635 22.5%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 50.0 0.8 6,250.0%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.3 50.5 0.6%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 15.6 9.4 166.0%  
FIIs % 16.7 30.6 54.6%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 1.6 -  
Free float % 17.4 8.0 217.5%  
Shareholders   102,794 179,823 57.2%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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