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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 38.2 27.0 141.4% View Chart
P/BV x 2.8 2.7 104.4% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.0 0.6 161.1%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   BIRLA CORP
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
BIRLA CORP
Mar-16
AMBUJA CEMENT/
BIRLA CORP
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs282544 51.9%   
Low Rs185322 57.4%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.2425.3 23.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.620.4 27.6%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.039.8 32.7%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.806.00 46.7%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.21.4 86.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.7352.2 27.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.9777.01 2,578.8%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.31.0 226.8%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.421.2 195.3%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.910.9 165.1%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.41.2 194.5%  
Dividend payout %49.629.4 168.9%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,72433,330 1,391.3%   
No. of employees `000NANA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,9722,453 569.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNMNM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNMNM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNMNM-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,94032,750 613.6%  
Other income Rs m5,1811,638 316.3%   
Total revenues Rs m206,12134,388 599.4%   
Gross profit Rs m31,1922,855 1,092.5%  
Depreciation Rs m14,6321,493 979.8%   
Interest Rs m1,405816 172.3%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,3362,184 931.1%   
Minority Interest Rs m880 87,900.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-386-315 122.5%   
Tax Rs m5,760296 1,948.9%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,2111,574 712.4%  
Gross profit margin %15.58.7 178.1%  
Effective tax rate %28.313.5 209.3%   
Net profit margin %5.64.8 116.1%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,48025,626 318.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,4709,825 768.1%   
Net working cap to sales %3.048.2 6.2%  
Current ratio x1.12.6 41.4%  
Inventory Days Days3963 62.2%  
Debtors Days Days1411 132.0%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,85420,930 1,050.4%   
Share capital Rs m3,971770 515.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,06725,760 737.8%   
Net worth Rs m194,03927,121 715.5%   
Long term debt Rs m2367,949 3.0%   
Total assets Rs m327,33051,578 634.6%  
Interest coverage x15.53.7 420.7%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.3 0.4%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.6 96.7%   
Return on assets %3.94.6 83.2%  
Return on equity %5.85.8 99.6%  
Return on capital %9.57.7 123.5%  
Exports to sales %0.21.2 12.6%   
Imports to sales %1.73.7 47.3%   
Exports (fob) Rs m311403 77.2%   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,4861,200 290.5%   
Fx inflow Rs m364403 90.2%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,3222,512 251.6%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-2,109 282.5%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,1512,449 1,149.4%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-76 54,216.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-2,012 477.6%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693362 -2,125.2%  

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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