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AMBUJA CEMENT vs THE RAMCO CEMENTS - 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

THE RAMCO CEMENTS 
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Madras Cements Ltd is the flagship company of Ramco Group, a well-known business group of South India. Based in Chennai, Madras Cements has a total cement capacity of 10.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA), all of which is located in Southern India. Th... More

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Current Valuations

    AMBUJA CEMENT THE RAMCO CEMENTS AMBUJA CEMENT/
THE RAMCO CEMENTS
 
P/E (TTM) x 32.6 27.8 117.3% View Chart
P/BV x 2.6 4.5 58.8% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 0.4 259.1%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   THE RAMCO CEMENTS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
THE RAMCO CEMENTS
Mar-17
AMBUJA CEMENT/
THE RAMCO CEMENTS
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs282728 38.7%   
Low Rs185396 46.7%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.2166.6 60.7%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.627.9 20.2%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.039.1 33.3%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.803.00 93.3%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.20.5 224.6%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.7159.4 61.3%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.97238.07 834.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.33.4 68.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.420.2 205.3%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.914.4 124.8%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.43.5 67.8%  
Dividend payout %49.610.8 461.1%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,724133,795 346.6%   
No. of employees `000NA2.9 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,9722,785 501.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM13,761.1-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM966.1-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM2,303.1-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,94039,673 506.5%  
Other income Rs m5,181382 1,355.3%   
Total revenues Rs m206,12140,056 514.6%   
Gross profit Rs m31,19211,904 262.0%  
Depreciation Rs m14,6322,669 548.3%   
Interest Rs m1,4051,049 134.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,3368,569 237.3%   
Minority Interest Rs m8898 90.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3860-   
Tax Rs m5,7602,027 284.2%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,2116,640 168.8%  
Gross profit margin %15.530.0 51.7%  
Effective tax rate %28.323.7 119.7%   
Net profit margin %5.616.7 33.3%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,48014,218 573.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,47020,255 372.6%   
Net working cap to sales %3.0-15.2 -19.7%  
Current ratio x1.10.7 153.8%  
Inventory Days Days3953 74.1%  
Debtors Days Days1451 27.2%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,85452,437 419.3%   
Share capital Rs m3,971238 1,667.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,06737,717 503.9%   
Net worth Rs m194,03937,955 511.2%   
Long term debt Rs m2365,110 4.6%   
Total assets Rs m327,33070,705 463.0%  
Interest coverage x15.59.2 168.7%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.1 0.9%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.6 109.4%   
Return on assets %3.910.9 35.4%  
Return on equity %5.817.5 33.0%  
Return on capital %9.522.6 41.9%  
Exports to sales %0.20-   
Imports to sales %1.70-   
Exports (fob) Rs m311NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,486NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m364355 102.5%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,3222,609 242.3%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-2,254 264.3%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,15111,174 251.9%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-2,802 1,463.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-6,650 144.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,6931,723 -446.5%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.8 42.3 1.9%  
Foreign collaborators % 50.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 9.4 17.1 55.0%  
FIIs % 30.6 20.3 150.7%  
ADR/GDR % 1.6 0.0 -  
Free float % 8.0 20.2 39.6%  
Shareholders   179,823 21,021 855.4%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 3.6 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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