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AMBUJA CEMENT vs BIRLA CORP - Comparison Results

AMBUJA CEMENT    Change

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

BIRLA CORP 
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Birla Corporation Limited is the flagship Company of the M P Birla Group. The company was originally incorporated as Birla Jute Manufacturing Company Limited in 1919. The company has steadily transformed itself into a multi-product corporation. BCL o... More

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Current Valuations

    AMBUJA CEMENT BIRLA CORP AMBUJA CEMENT/
BIRLA CORP
 
P/E (TTM) x 20.9 23.8 88.0% View Chart
P/BV x 2.1 1.2 179.4% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.7 1.0 164.8%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   BIRLA CORP
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-17
BIRLA CORP
Mar-18
AMBUJA CEMENT/
BIRLA CORP
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2911,290 22.6%   
Low Rs209685 30.4%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs118.8744.6 16.0%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs9.820.0 49.0%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs15.963.1 25.2%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.606.50 55.4%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.40.7 218.9%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs104.1555.7 18.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.9777.01 2,578.8%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x2.11.3 158.6%   
Avg P/E ratio x25.549.4 51.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x15.715.6 100.3%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.41.8 135.1%  
Dividend payout %36.832.5 113.1%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m496,29476,047 652.6%   
No. of employees `000NA5.9 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m15,1123,573 422.9%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM9,704.1-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM604.7-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM260.5-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m235,98457,342 411.5%  
Other income Rs m3,226755 427.4%   
Total revenues Rs m239,21158,096 411.7%   
Gross profit Rs m38,5768,066 478.2%  
Depreciation Rs m12,1953,322 367.1%   
Interest Rs m2,0583,776 54.5%   
Profit before tax Rs m27,5501,723 1,598.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m1280-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-125 0.0%   
Tax Rs m8,22959 13,970.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m19,4491,540 1,263.3%  
Gross profit margin %16.314.1 116.2%  
Effective tax rate %29.93.4 873.8%   
Net profit margin %8.22.7 307.0%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m110,76624,541 451.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m88,67715,888 558.1%   
Net working cap to sales %9.415.1 62.0%  
Current ratio x1.21.5 80.9%  
Inventory Days Days3844 87.0%  
Debtors Days Days1412 118.2%  
Net fixed assets Rs m215,65481,311 265.2%   
Share capital Rs m3,971770 515.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m202,75142,028 482.4%   
Net worth Rs m206,72242,798 483.0%   
Long term debt Rs m24138,298 0.6%   
Total assets Rs m355,004110,749 320.5%  
Interest coverage x14.41.5 988.0%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.9 0.1%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.70.5 128.4%   
Return on assets %6.14.8 126.2%  
Return on equity %9.43.6 261.5%  
Return on capital %14.46.6 216.8%  
Exports to sales %00.8 0.0%   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNA478 0.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m46596 7.7%   
Fx outflow Rs m9,7601,091 895.0%   
Net fx Rs m-9,714-495 1,963.2%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m34,3398,049 426.6%  
From Investments Rs m-7,788-2,344 332.2%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-10,147-5,552 182.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m16,635153 10,893.6%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.8 62.9 1.3%  
Foreign collaborators % 50.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 9.4 17.0 55.2%  
FIIs % 30.6 1.4 2,185.7%  
ADR/GDR % 1.6 0.0 -  
Free float % 8.0 18.7 42.8%  
Shareholders   179,823 22,370 803.9%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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