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AMBUJA CEMENT vs JK 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

JK CEMENT 
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Part of the JK Group, JK Cement commenced cement operations in 1975 in the state of Rajasthan. Today, JK Cement is a major cement player in Northern India with cement manufacturing capacity of 7.5 mtpa. It is also the second largest white cement manu... More

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Current Valuations

    AMBUJA CEMENT JK CEMENT AMBUJA CEMENT/
JK CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 32.6 26.4 123.3% View Chart
P/BV x 2.6 4.0 65.1% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 0.8 138.4%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   JK CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
JK CEMENT
Mar-17
AMBUJA CEMENT/
JK CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs282990 28.5%   
Low Rs185550 33.6%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.2671.4 15.1%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.631.6 17.9%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.062.6 20.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.808.00 35.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.21.0 115.4%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.7251.6 38.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.9769.93 2,839.9%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.31.1 201.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.424.4 169.6%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.912.3 145.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.43.1 78.1%  
Dividend payout %49.625.3 195.7%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,72453,846 861.2%   
No. of employees `000NA2.9 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,9723,155 442.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM16,444.4-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM1,105.2-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM773.2-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,94046,949 428.0%  
Other income Rs m5,181503 1,030.3%   
Total revenues Rs m206,12147,452 434.4%   
Gross profit Rs m31,1927,670 406.7%  
Depreciation Rs m14,6322,170 674.4%   
Interest Rs m1,4052,954 47.6%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,3363,049 666.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m880-   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-386-193 199.7%   
Tax Rs m5,760649 888.1%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,2112,208 507.9%  
Gross profit margin %15.516.3 95.0%  
Effective tax rate %28.321.3 133.2%   
Net profit margin %5.64.7 118.7%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,48014,804 550.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,47012,717 593.5%   
Net working cap to sales %3.04.4 67.3%  
Current ratio x1.11.2 92.7%  
Inventory Days Days3944 90.2%  
Debtors Days Days1416 88.3%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,85446,685 470.9%   
Share capital Rs m3,971699 567.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,06716,896 1,125.0%   
Net worth Rs m194,03917,595 1,102.8%   
Long term debt Rs m23629,062 0.8%   
Total assets Rs m327,33064,043 511.1%  
Interest coverage x15.52.0 761.2%   
Debt to equity ratio x01.7 0.1%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.7 83.7%   
Return on assets %3.98.1 47.8%  
Return on equity %5.812.5 46.1%  
Return on capital %9.512.5 76.0%  
Exports to sales %0.20-   
Imports to sales %1.70-   
Exports (fob) Rs m311NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,486NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m3640-   
Fx outflow Rs m6,3220-   
Net fx Rs m-5,9580-   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,1517,595 370.7%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-3,329 1,231.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-3,724 258.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693542 -1,418.6%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.8 66.9 1.2%  
Foreign collaborators % 50.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 9.4 8.9 105.6%  
FIIs % 30.6 12.8 239.1%  
ADR/GDR % 1.6 0.0 -  
Free float % 8.0 11.4 70.2%  
Shareholders   179,823 85,461 210.4%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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