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AMBUJA CEMENT vs SAURASHTRA 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

SAURASHTRA CEMENT 
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Saurashtra Cement, promoted by the Mahendra Mehta Group is primarily engaged in manufacturing and marketing cement.

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Current Valuations

    AMBUJA CEMENT SAURASHTRA CEMENT AMBUJA CEMENT/
SAURASHTRA CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 38.4 33.2 115.7% View Chart
P/BV x 2.8 2.0 139.4% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.0 0.0 -  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   SAURASHTRA CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
SAURASHTRA CEMENT
Jun-99
AMBUJA CEMENT/
SAURASHTRA CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs28234 829.4%   
Low Rs18519 973.7%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.235.9 281.7%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.6-2.7 -213.0%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.00.4 3,409.4%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.800-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.20-  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.733.4 292.4%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.9747.16 4,211.1%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.30.7 312.8%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.4-10.0 -413.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.969.4 25.8%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.40.8 301.4%  
Dividend payout %49.60-   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,7241,250 37,105.6%   
No. of employees `000NA2.5 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,972125 11,177.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM677.6-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM50.0-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM-50.0-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,9401,694 11,861.8%  
Other income Rs m5,181105 4,934.7%   
Total revenues Rs m206,1211,799 11,457.5%   
Gross profit Rs m31,192172 18,134.8%  
Depreciation Rs m14,632143 10,232.0%   
Interest Rs m1,405259 542.6%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,336-125 -16,268.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m880-   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3860-   
Tax Rs m5,7600-   
Profit after tax Rs m11,211-125 -8,969.0%  
Gross profit margin %15.510.2 152.9%  
Effective tax rate %28.30-   
Net profit margin %5.6-7.4 -75.6%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,4801,422 5,730.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,470637 11,847.7%   
Net working cap to sales %3.046.3 6.5%  
Current ratio x1.12.2 48.4%  
Inventory Days Days3984 46.6%  
Debtors Days Days1461 22.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,8542,470 8,901.0%   
Share capital Rs m3,971472 841.4%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,067598 31,783.8%   
Net worth Rs m194,0391,576 12,312.1%   
Long term debt Rs m236599 39.4%   
Total assets Rs m327,3304,258 7,687.4%  
Interest coverage x15.50.5 2,990.1%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.4 0.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.4 154.3%   
Return on assets %3.93.1 122.5%  
Return on equity %5.8-7.9 -72.8%  
Return on capital %9.56.2 153.5%  
Exports to sales %0.20-   
Imports to sales %1.71.5 113.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs m311NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m3,48626 13,406.5%   
Fx inflow Rs m36430 1,212.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,32294 6,725.4%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-64 9,309.8%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,1510-  
From Investments Rs m-40,988NA-  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608NA-  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,6930-  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.8 28.5 2.8%  
Foreign collaborators % 50.5 35.3 143.1%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 9.4 14.7 63.9%  
FIIs % 30.6 0.0 -  
ADR/GDR % 1.6 0.0 -  
Free float % 8.0 21.4 37.4%  
Shareholders   179,823 0 -  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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