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AMBUJA CEMENT vs SHREE 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

SHREE CEMENT 
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Shree Cement, promoted by the Calcutta-based Bangur group, is North India's largest cement producer with an installed capacity of 13.5 MTPA as of FY11. The company is an efficient cement manufacturer and is the market leader in the north. It is also ... More

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Current Valuations

    AMBUJA CEMENT SHREE CEMENT AMBUJA CEMENT/
SHREE CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 33.4 44.0 75.9% View Chart
P/BV x 2.7 7.7 35.2% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 0.8 128.6%  

Financials

 AMBUJA CEMENT   SHREE CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
SHREE CEMENT
Mar-17
AMBUJA CEMENT/
SHREE CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs28218,519 1.5%   
Low Rs18512,001 1.5%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs101.22,419.4 4.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.6384.4 1.5%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs13.0733.0 1.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.80140.00 2.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.20.9 130.7%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs97.72,209.5 4.4%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,985.9734.84 5,700.3%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x2.36.3 36.6%   
Avg P/E ratio x41.439.7 104.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x17.920.8 86.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.46.9 34.6%  
Dividend payout %49.636.4 136.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m463,724531,658 87.2%   
No. of employees `000NA5.4 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m13,9725,372 260.1%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM15,577.8-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM992.8-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM2,474.7-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m200,94084,292 238.4%  
Other income Rs m5,1815,077 102.1%   
Total revenues Rs m206,12189,369 230.6%   
Gross profit Rs m31,19223,672 131.8%  
Depreciation Rs m14,63212,147 120.5%   
Interest Rs m1,4051,294 108.6%   
Profit before tax Rs m20,33615,308 132.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m880-   
Prior Period Items Rs m-3,0670-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3860-   
Tax Rs m5,7601,917 300.5%   
Profit after tax Rs m11,21113,391 83.7%  
Gross profit margin %15.528.1 55.3%  
Effective tax rate %28.312.5 226.2%   
Net profit margin %5.615.9 35.1%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m81,48032,822 248.2%   
Current liabilities Rs m75,47019,890 379.4%   
Net working cap to sales %3.015.3 19.5%  
Current ratio x1.11.7 65.4%  
Inventory Days Days3957 69.1%  
Debtors Days Days1415 95.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m219,85432,968 666.9%   
Share capital Rs m3,971348 1,139.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m190,06776,632 248.0%   
Net worth Rs m194,03976,980 252.1%   
Long term debt Rs m2365,187 4.5%   
Total assets Rs m327,330111,660 293.1%  
Interest coverage x15.512.8 120.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x00.1 1.8%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.8 81.3%   
Return on assets %3.913.2 29.3%  
Return on equity %5.817.4 33.2%  
Return on capital %9.520.2 46.8%  
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 m6,32213,886 45.5%   
Net fx Rs m-5,958-13,886 42.9%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m28,15122,016 127.9%  
From Investments Rs m-40,988-20,478 200.2%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-9,608-1,669 575.6%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-7,693-131 5,886.1%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.8 64.8 1.2%  
Foreign collaborators % 50.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 9.4 6.0 155.9%  
FIIs % 30.6 10.9 280.7%  
ADR/GDR % 1.6 0.0 -  
Free float % 8.0 21.2 37.7%  
Shareholders   179,823 12,432 1,446.5%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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