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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 22.5 30.1 74.6% View Chart
P/BV x 2.3 1.4 171.0% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.2 0.9 143.3%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   BIRLA CORP
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
BIRLA CORP
Mar-18
AMBUJA CEMENT/
BIRLA CORP
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2821,290 21.9%   
Low Rs185685 27.0%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.2744.6 13.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.620.0 28.2%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.063.1 20.6%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.806.50 43.1%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.20.7 182.2%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.7555.7 17.6%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.9777.01 2,578.8%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.31.3 174.0%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.449.4 83.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.915.6 114.7%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.41.8 134.5%  
Dividend payout %49.632.5 152.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,72476,047 609.8%   
No. of employees `000NA5.9 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,9723,573 391.0%   
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 m200,94057,342 350.4%  
Other income Rs m5,181755 686.4%   
Total revenues Rs m206,12158,096 354.8%   
Gross profit Rs m31,1928,066 386.7%  
Depreciation Rs m14,6323,322 440.5%   
Interest Rs m1,4053,776 37.2%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,3361,723 1,180.1%   
Minority Interest Rs m880-   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-386-125 309.2%   
Tax Rs m5,76059 9,779.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,2111,540 728.2%  
Gross profit margin %15.514.1 110.3%  
Effective tax rate %28.33.4 828.7%   
Net profit margin %5.62.7 207.8%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,48024,541 332.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,47015,888 475.0%   
Net working cap to sales %3.015.1 19.8%  
Current ratio x1.11.5 69.9%  
Inventory Days Days3944 89.9%  
Debtors Days Days1412 113.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,85481,311 270.4%   
Share capital Rs m3,971770 515.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,06742,028 452.2%   
Net worth Rs m194,03942,798 453.4%   
Long term debt Rs m23638,298 0.6%   
Total assets Rs m327,330110,749 295.6%  
Interest coverage x15.51.5 1,062.3%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.9 0.1%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.5 118.6%   
Return on assets %3.94.8 80.3%  
Return on equity %5.83.6 160.6%  
Return on capital %9.56.6 142.7%  
Exports to sales %0.20.8 18.6%   
Imports to sales %1.70-   
Exports (fob) Rs m311478 65.1%   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,486NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m364596 61.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,3221,091 579.7%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-495 1,204.2%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,1518,049 349.8%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-2,344 1,748.6%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-5,552 173.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693153 -5,038.0%  

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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