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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 38.2 38.4 99.4% View Chart
P/BV x 2.8 5.2 53.8% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.0 0.2 429.9%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   ULTRATECH CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
ULTRATECH CEMENT
Mar-16
AMBUJA CEMENT/
ULTRATECH CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs2823,370 8.4%   
Low Rs1852,531 7.3%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.2931.1 10.9%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.683.3 6.8%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.0133.2 9.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.809.50 29.5%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.20.3 372.4%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.7767.3 12.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.97274.43 723.7%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOSESOS-  
Price / Sales ratio x2.33.2 72.8%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.435.4 116.8%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.922.2 81.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.43.8 62.2%  
Dividend payout %49.611.4 435.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,724809,610 57.3%   
No. of employees `000NA14.4 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,97214,433 96.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM17,744.3-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM1,002.3-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM1,587.9-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,940255,518 78.6%  
Other income Rs m5,1812,183 237.3%   
Total revenues Rs m206,121257,701 80.0%   
Gross profit Rs m31,19248,906 63.8%  
Depreciation Rs m14,63213,684 106.9%   
Interest Rs m1,4055,599 25.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,33631,807 63.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m88-16 -549.4%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3860-   
Tax Rs m5,7608,925 64.5%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,21122,866 49.0%  
Gross profit margin %15.519.1 81.1%  
Effective tax rate %28.328.1 100.9%   
Net profit margin %5.68.9 62.3%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,48099,746 81.7%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,470115,275 65.5%   
Net working cap to sales %3.0-6.1 -49.2%  
Current ratio x1.10.9 124.8%  
Inventory Days Days3937 105.2%  
Debtors Days Days1428 50.4%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,854255,161 86.2%   
Share capital Rs m3,9712,744 144.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,067201,877 94.1%   
Net worth Rs m194,039210,584 92.1%   
Long term debt Rs m23647,195 0.5%   
Total assets Rs m327,330407,669 80.3%  
Interest coverage x15.56.7 231.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.2 0.5%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.6 97.9%   
Return on assets %3.97.0 55.2%  
Return on equity %5.810.9 53.2%  
Return on capital %9.514.5 65.2%  
Exports to sales %0.21.2 13.1%   
Imports to sales %1.75.2 33.1%   
Exports (fob) Rs m3113,028 10.3%   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,48613,374 26.1%   
Fx inflow Rs m3643,647 10.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,32215,339 41.2%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-11,692 51.0%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,15144,980 62.6%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-16,934 242.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-8,440 113.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,69319,605 -39.2%  

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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