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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 13.8 20.8 66.2% View Chart
P/BV x 1.9 4.4 44.1% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.7 1.2 55.8%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   HEIDELBERG CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-18
HEIDELBERG CEMENT
Mar-18
AMBUJA CEMENT/
HEIDELBERG CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs280189 147.9%   
Low Rs189110 171.4%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs131.183.4 157.3%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs15.05.9 254.7%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs20.810.3 201.0%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.502.50 60.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.61.7 38.3%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs112.746.2 244.0%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.65226.61 876.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.81.8 99.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x15.625.5 61.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x11.314.5 77.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.13.2 64.2%  
Dividend payout %10.042.5 23.6%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m465,13933,912 1,371.6%   
No. of employees `0005.21.3 393.9%   
Total wages/salary Rs m15,2441,202 1,268.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th50,272.114,368.6 349.9%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th2,942.8913.7 322.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th5,738.81,012.8 566.6%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m260,40918,895 1,378.2%  
Other income Rs m3,714199 1,863.7%   
Total revenues Rs m264,12419,094 1,383.3%   
Gross profit Rs m40,1083,634 1,103.8%  
Depreciation Rs m11,5391,012 1,140.6%   
Interest Rs m1,705745 229.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m30,5782,077 1,472.4%   
Minority Interest Rs m1250-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1,5180-   
Tax Rs m-542745 -72.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m29,7271,332 2,232.1%  
Gross profit margin %15.419.2 80.1%  
Effective tax rate %-1.835.9 -4.9%   
Net profit margin %11.47.0 162.0%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m124,2156,608 1,879.7%   
Current liabilities Rs m83,9438,575 978.9%   
Net working cap to sales %15.5-10.4 -148.5%  
Current ratio x1.50.8 192.0%  
Inventory Days Days4125 169.1%  
Debtors Days Days184 503.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m217,73618,141 1,200.2%   
Share capital Rs m3,9712,266 175.2%   
"Free" reserves Rs m219,7348,198 2,680.4%   
Net worth Rs m223,70510,464 2,137.9%   
Long term debt Rs m3974,692 8.5%   
Total assets Rs m373,40725,328 1,474.3%  
Interest coverage x18.93.8 499.7%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.4 0.4%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.70.7 93.5%   
Return on assets %8.48.2 102.7%  
Return on equity %13.312.7 104.4%  
Return on capital %13.818.6 74.1%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m280-   
Fx outflow Rs m9,896848 1,166.9%   
Net fx Rs m-9,869-848 1,163.6%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m17,2663,846 449.0%  
From Investments Rs m-7,662-137 5,592.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-7,422-1,729 429.3%  
Net Cashflow Rs m2,1961,980 110.9%  

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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HEIDELBERG CEMENT Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Up 16.9% (Quarterly Result Update)

May 27, 2019 | Updated on May 27, 2019

For the quarter ended March 2019, HEIDELBERG CEMENT has posted a net profit of Rs 609 m (up 16.9% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 5 bn (up 2.3% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of HEIDELBERG CEMENT's quarterly results.

AMBUJA CEMENT Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Up 35.2% (Quarterly Result Update)

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For the quarter ended March 2019, AMBUJA CEMENT has posted a net profit of Rs 7 bn (up 35.2% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 68 bn (up 5.7% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of AMBUJA CEMENT's quarterly results.

AMBUJA CEMENT 2017-18 Annual Report Analysis (Annual Result Update)

Apr 8, 2019 | Updated on Apr 8, 2019

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HEIDELBERG CEMENT Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY19); Net Profit Up 84.4% (Quarterly Result Update)

Feb 14, 2019 | Updated on Feb 14, 2019

For the quarter ended December 2018, HEIDELBERG CEMENT has posted a net profit of Rs 586 m (up 84.4% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 6 bn (up 14.8% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of HEIDELBERG CEMENT's quarterly results.

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Dec 21, 2018 | Updated on Dec 21, 2018

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