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AMBUJA CEMENT vs ULTRATECH CEMENT - 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

ULTRATECH CEMENT 
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UltraTech Cement was incorporated in 2000 as Larsen & Toubro Cement. Later it was demerged and acquired by Grasim and was renamed as UltraTech Cement in 2004. Today UltraTech Cement, an Aditya Birla Group Company and a 60.3% subsidiary of Grasim, is ... More

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Current Valuations

    AMBUJA CEMENT ULTRATECH CEMENT AMBUJA CEMENT/
ULTRATECH CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 20.7 45.3 45.6% View Chart
P/BV x 2.2 4.2 52.1% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.3 0.3 488.5%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   ULTRATECH CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
ULTRATECH CEMENT
Mar-17
AMBUJA CEMENT/
ULTRATECH CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2824,130 6.8%   
Low Rs1853,050 6.1%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.2924.4 10.9%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.698.8 5.7%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.0148.0 8.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.8010.00 28.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.20.3 430.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.7888.6 11.0%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.97274.51 723.5%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.33.9 59.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.436.3 113.9%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.924.3 74.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.44.0 59.2%  
Dividend payout %49.610.1 490.3%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,724985,491 47.1%   
No. of employees `000NA14.2 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,97215,223 91.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM17,819.5-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM1,069.1-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM1,905.6-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,940253,749 79.2%  
Other income Rs m5,1816,481 79.9%   
Total revenues Rs m206,121260,231 79.2%   
Gross profit Rs m31,19252,125 59.8%  
Depreciation Rs m14,63213,484 108.5%   
Interest Rs m1,4056,401 22.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,33638,721 52.5%   
Minority Interest Rs m880-   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3860-   
Tax Rs m5,76011,586 49.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,21127,135 41.3%  
Gross profit margin %15.520.5 75.6%  
Effective tax rate %28.329.9 94.7%   
Net profit margin %5.610.7 52.2%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,480133,246 61.2%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,47083,292 90.6%   
Net working cap to sales %3.019.7 15.2%  
Current ratio x1.11.6 67.5%  
Inventory Days Days3935 113.9%  
Debtors Days Days1425 54.9%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,854268,258 82.0%   
Share capital Rs m3,9712,745 144.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,067241,171 78.8%   
Net worth Rs m194,039243,916 79.6%   
Long term debt Rs m23663,708 0.4%   
Total assets Rs m327,330422,187 77.5%  
Interest coverage x15.57.0 219.5%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.3 0.5%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.6 102.1%   
Return on assets %3.97.9 48.5%  
Return on equity %5.811.1 51.9%  
Return on capital %9.514.7 64.5%  
Exports to sales %0.20-   
Imports to sales %1.70-   
Exports (fob) Rs m311NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,486NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m3644,912 7.4%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,3221,698 372.3%   
Net fx Rs m-5,9583,214 -185.4%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,15149,935 56.4%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-24,685 166.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-25,350 37.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693113 -6,796.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.8 61.7 1.3%  
Foreign collaborators % 50.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 9.4 5.2 180.8%  
FIIs % 30.6 20.4 150.0%  
ADR/GDR % 1.6 1.8 88.9%  
Free float % 8.0 10.8 74.1%  
Shareholders   179,823 293,227 61.3%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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