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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 32.7 64.8 50.5% View Chart
P/BV x 2.6 2.2 119.3% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 0.7 158.5%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   BIRLA CORP
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
BIRLA CORP
Mar-17
AMBUJA CEMENT/
BIRLA CORP
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs282807 35.0%   
Low Rs185365 50.7%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.2564.6 17.9%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.628.5 19.8%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.061.7 21.1%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.806.50 43.1%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.21.1 108.1%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.7429.2 22.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.9777.01 2,578.8%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.31.0 222.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.420.6 201.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.99.5 188.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.41.4 175.1%  
Dividend payout %49.622.8 217.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,72445,120 1,027.8%   
No. of employees `000NA6.0 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,9723,063 456.2%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM7,272.8-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM512.3-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM367.1-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,94043,477 462.2%  
Other income Rs m5,1811,465 353.6%   
Total revenues Rs m206,12144,942 458.6%   
Gross profit Rs m31,1926,229 500.8%  
Depreciation Rs m14,6322,555 572.7%   
Interest Rs m1,4052,768 50.8%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,3362,371 857.6%   
Minority Interest Rs m880-   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-386-68 565.8%   
Tax Rs m5,760108 5,321.5%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,2112,195 510.8%  
Gross profit margin %15.514.3 108.4%  
Effective tax rate %28.34.6 620.5%   
Net profit margin %5.65.0 110.5%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,48020,946 389.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,47013,135 574.6%   
Net working cap to sales %3.018.0 16.6%  
Current ratio x1.11.6 67.7%  
Inventory Days Days3953 74.3%  
Debtors Days Days1411 124.7%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,85471,683 306.7%   
Share capital Rs m3,971770 515.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,06732,280 588.8%   
Net worth Rs m194,03933,050 587.1%   
Long term debt Rs m23640,491 0.6%   
Total assets Rs m327,33096,978 337.5%  
Interest coverage x15.51.9 833.2%   
Debt to equity ratio x01.2 0.1%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.4 136.9%   
Return on assets %3.95.1 75.3%  
Return on equity %5.86.6 87.0%  
Return on capital %9.56.9 137.2%  
Exports to sales %0.20-   
Imports to sales %1.70-   
Exports (fob) Rs m311NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,486NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m364763 47.7%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,3221,744 362.5%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-982 607.0%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,1516,773 415.7%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-9,816 417.6%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,6082,803 -342.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693-241 3,198.8%  

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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