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AMBUJA CEMENT vs HEIDELBERG 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

HEIDELBERG CEMENT 
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Heidelberg Cement India Ltd was earlier Mysore Cement. The name was changed after German cement giant Heidelberg Cement acquired the company from Kolkatabased original promoter Sudarshan Kumar Birla group in 2006. Through its 100% holding company Cem... More

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Current Valuations

    AMBUJA CEMENT HEIDELBERG CEMENT AMBUJA CEMENT/
HEIDELBERG CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 33.0 51.9 63.5% View Chart
P/BV x 2.7 3.6 73.1% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 1.3 83.6%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   HEIDELBERG CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
HEIDELBERG CEMENT
Mar-17
AMBUJA CEMENT/
HEIDELBERG CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs282151 187.3%   
Low Rs18582 227.0%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.275.8 133.5%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.63.4 167.9%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.07.7 168.2%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.802.00 140.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.21.7 69.6%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.742.7 229.0%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.97226.61 876.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.31.5 150.7%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.434.5 119.9%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.915.0 119.7%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.42.7 87.9%  
Dividend payout %49.659.5 83.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,72426,298 1,763.3%   
No. of employees `000NA1.4 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,9721,148 1,217.5%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM12,436.4-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM831.0-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM551.8-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,94017,175 1,170.0%  
Other income Rs m5,181237 2,187.2%   
Total revenues Rs m206,12117,412 1,183.8%   
Gross profit Rs m31,1922,789 1,118.5%  
Depreciation Rs m14,632992 1,475.7%   
Interest Rs m1,405898 156.6%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,3361,136 1,789.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m880-   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3860-   
Tax Rs m5,760374 1,539.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,211762 1,471.1%  
Gross profit margin %15.516.2 95.6%  
Effective tax rate %28.332.9 86.0%   
Net profit margin %5.64.4 125.7%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,4804,659 1,749.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,4707,518 1,003.9%   
Net working cap to sales %3.0-16.6 -18.0%  
Current ratio x1.10.6 174.2%  
Inventory Days Days3930 132.5%  
Debtors Days Days143 519.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,85418,834 1,167.4%   
Share capital Rs m3,9712,266 175.2%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,0677,403 2,567.3%   
Net worth Rs m194,0399,670 2,006.7%   
Long term debt Rs m2365,752 4.1%   
Total assets Rs m327,33024,076 1,359.5%  
Interest coverage x15.52.3 682.8%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.6 0.2%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.7 86.1%   
Return on assets %3.96.9 55.9%  
Return on equity %5.87.9 73.3%  
Return on capital %9.513.2 71.7%  
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 m6,322956 661.3%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-956 623.3%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,1513,614 778.9%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-402 10,185.9%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-3,147 305.3%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,69364 -11,964.4%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.8 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 50.5 69.4 72.8%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 9.4 6.6 142.4%  
FIIs % 30.6 4.8 637.5%  
ADR/GDR % 1.6 0.0 -  
Free float % 8.0 19.2 41.7%  
Shareholders   179,823 50,443 356.5%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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