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AMBUJA CEMENT vs CHETTINAD 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

CHETTINAD CEMENT 
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Chettinad Cement is engaged in the manufacture of cement. It also has interests in shipping, with a fleet consisting of two bulk carriers. Besides, it has installed 66 nos. of wind mills for a total capacity 17.35 MW.

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Current Valuations

    AMBUJA CEMENT CHETTINAD CEMENT AMBUJA CEMENT/
CHETTINAD CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 20.7 20.1 103.2% View Chart
P/BV x 2.1 2.5 82.3% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.7 1.1 158.4%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   CHETTINAD CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-17
CHETTINAD CEMENT
Mar-12
AMBUJA CEMENT/
CHETTINAD CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs291615 47.4%   
Low Rs209389 53.6%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs118.8539.2 22.0%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs9.849.2 19.9%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs15.9140.0 11.4%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.607.50 48.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.41.5 96.4%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs104.1282.8 36.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.9738.20 5,198.9%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x2.10.9 225.9%   
Avg P/E ratio x25.510.2 250.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x15.73.6 437.4%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.41.8 135.3%  
Dividend payout %36.815.2 241.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m496,29419,176 2,588.0%   
No. of employees `000NA1.5 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m15,1121,031 1,465.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM13,445.8-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM673.0-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM1,227.2-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m235,98420,599 1,145.6%  
Other income Rs m3,22688 3,666.0%   
Total revenues Rs m239,21120,687 1,156.3%   
Gross profit Rs m38,5766,816 566.0%  
Depreciation Rs m12,1953,468 351.6%   
Interest Rs m2,058924 222.7%   
Profit before tax Rs m27,5502,512 1,096.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m1280-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m8,229632 1,302.0%   
Profit after tax Rs m19,4491,880 1,034.5%  
Gross profit margin %16.333.1 49.4%  
Effective tax rate %29.925.2 118.7%   
Net profit margin %8.29.1 90.3%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m110,7666,450 1,717.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m88,6774,331 2,047.5%   
Net working cap to sales %9.410.3 91.0%  
Current ratio x1.21.5 83.9%  
Inventory Days Days3866 57.2%  
Debtors Days Days1431 46.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m215,65418,967 1,137.0%   
Share capital Rs m3,971382 1,039.6%   
"Free" reserves Rs m202,7516,381 3,177.4%   
Net worth Rs m206,72210,804 1,913.4%   
Long term debt Rs m2413,917 6.2%   
Total assets Rs m355,00425,423 1,396.4%  
Interest coverage x14.43.7 386.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.4 0.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.70.8 82.0%   
Return on assets %6.111.0 54.9%  
Return on equity %9.417.4 54.1%  
Return on capital %14.423.3 61.6%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %05.6 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA1,154 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m4620 229.5%   
Fx outflow Rs m9,7601,154 845.7%   
Net fx Rs m-9,714-1,134 856.6%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m34,3394,354 788.7%  
From Investments Rs m-7,788-6,368 122.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-10,1471,826 -555.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m16,635-188 -8,852.9%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.8 88.4 0.9%  
Foreign collaborators % 50.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 9.4 3.2 293.8%  
FIIs % 30.6 0.0 -  
ADR/GDR % 1.6 0.0 -  
Free float % 8.0 8.3 96.4%  
Shareholders   179,823 4,197 4,284.6%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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