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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 37.5 25.4 147.6% View Chart
P/BV x 2.8 5.4 51.4% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.0 0.4 239.7%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   THE RAMCO CEMENTS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
THE RAMCO CEMENTS
Mar-16
AMBUJA CEMENT/
THE RAMCO CEMENTS
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs282428 65.9%   
Low Rs185279 66.3%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.2151.4 66.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.623.5 24.1%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.034.7 37.5%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.803.00 93.3%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.20.8 141.3%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.7129.1 75.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.97238.07 834.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.32.3 98.8%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.415.1 274.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.910.2 176.3%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.42.7 87.3%  
Dividend payout %49.612.8 387.8%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,72484,158 551.0%   
No. of employees `000NA2.8 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,9722,599 537.6%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM12,664.3-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM913.3-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM1,962.3-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,94036,043 557.5%  
Other income Rs m5,181903 573.9%   
Total revenues Rs m206,12136,946 557.9%   
Gross profit Rs m31,19210,639 293.2%  
Depreciation Rs m14,6322,686 544.8%   
Interest Rs m1,4051,821 77.2%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,3367,035 289.1%   
Minority Interest Rs m88-1 -9,766.7%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3860-   
Tax Rs m5,7601,449 397.5%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,2115,585 200.8%  
Gross profit margin %15.529.5 52.6%  
Effective tax rate %28.320.6 137.5%   
Net profit margin %5.615.5 36.0%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,48013,038 625.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,47014,897 506.6%   
Net working cap to sales %3.0-5.2 -58.0%  
Current ratio x1.10.9 123.4%  
Inventory Days Days3956 70.6%  
Debtors Days Days1447 29.2%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,85450,792 432.9%   
Share capital Rs m3,971238 1,667.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,06729,230 650.3%   
Net worth Rs m194,03930,733 631.4%   
Long term debt Rs m23610,710 2.2%   
Total assets Rs m327,33070,249 466.0%  
Interest coverage x15.54.9 318.1%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.3 0.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.5 119.6%   
Return on assets %3.910.5 36.6%  
Return on equity %5.818.2 31.8%  
Return on capital %9.521.4 44.3%  
Exports to sales %0.21.1 14.0%   
Imports to sales %1.713.0 13.3%   
Exports (fob) Rs m311400 77.8%   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,4864,693 74.3%   
Fx inflow Rs m364401 90.6%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,3224,717 134.0%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-4,315 138.1%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,15110,674 263.7%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-2,336 1,754.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-8,081 118.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693257 -2,989.9%  

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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