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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 38.2 26.2 145.8% View Chart
P/BV x 2.8 4.3 65.0% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.0 0.4 256.3%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   JK CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
JK CEMENT
Mar-16
AMBUJA CEMENT/
JK CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs282745 37.9%   
Low Rs185425 43.5%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.2619.2 16.3%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.69.1 62.3%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.036.2 36.0%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.804.00 70.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.20.7 175.4%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.7232.4 42.0%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.9769.93 2,839.9%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.30.9 244.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.464.5 64.1%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.916.2 110.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.42.5 95.0%  
Dividend payout %49.644.1 112.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,72440,909 1,133.5%   
No. of employees `000NA2.7 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,9722,653 526.6%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM15,773.8-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM966.6-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM230.9-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,94043,299 464.1%  
Other income Rs m5,181500 1,035.9%   
Total revenues Rs m206,12143,799 470.6%   
Gross profit Rs m31,1925,453 572.0%  
Depreciation Rs m14,6321,896 771.9%   
Interest Rs m1,4053,038 46.3%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,3361,020 1,994.5%   
Minority Interest Rs m8830 291.1%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3860-   
Tax Rs m5,760416 1,384.8%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,211634 1,768.8%  
Gross profit margin %15.512.6 123.3%  
Effective tax rate %28.340.8 69.4%   
Net profit margin %5.61.5 381.1%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,48015,873 513.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,47013,142 574.3%   
Net working cap to sales %3.06.3 47.4%  
Current ratio x1.11.2 89.4%  
Inventory Days Days3945 86.6%  
Debtors Days Days1418 77.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,85445,429 484.0%   
Share capital Rs m3,971699 567.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,06713,857 1,371.7%   
Net worth Rs m194,03916,255 1,193.7%   
Long term debt Rs m23628,767 0.8%   
Total assets Rs m327,33063,144 518.4%  
Interest coverage x15.51.3 1,158.2%   
Debt to equity ratio x01.8 0.1%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.7 89.5%   
Return on assets %3.95.8 66.3%  
Return on equity %5.83.9 148.2%  
Return on capital %9.59.1 104.2%  
Exports to sales %0.20.2 72.2%   
Imports to sales %1.75.9 29.6%   
Exports (fob) Rs m31193 335.2%   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,4862,534 137.5%   
Fx inflow Rs m36493 391.8%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,3222,575 245.5%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-2,482 240.0%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,1515,976 471.1%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-3,678 1,114.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-1,662 578.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693636 -1,210.0%  

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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