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Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd. (GHCL), is into manufacture of di-sodium carbonate (soda ash), dense ash and marine salt. The company ended FY98 with its highest ever production of soda ash at 403 thousand tonnes. Production of salt was also at an all t... More

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Current Valuations

    GHCL LTD. AARTI INDUST GHCL LTD./
AARTI INDUST
 
P/E (TTM) x 8.6 30.8 27.9% View Chart
P/BV x 3.4 8.3 40.4% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 0.8 138.3%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   AARTI INDUST
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-16
AARTI INDUST
Mar-16
GHCL LTD./
AARTI INDUST
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs152585 26.0%   
Low Rs62294 21.0%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs255.8333.6 76.7%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs25.630.8 83.2%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs33.842.7 79.3%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.508.50 41.2%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %3.31.9 169.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs98.5133.8 73.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m100.0283.32 120.0%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -A-  
Price / Sales ratio x0.41.3 31.7%   
Avg P/E ratio x4.214.3 29.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x3.210.3 30.6%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.13.3 33.0%  
Dividend payout %13.627.6 49.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m10,67736,611 29.2%   
No. of employees `000NA3.3 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,3461,207 111.5%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM8,542.2-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM370.9-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM789.4-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m25,59027,796 92.1%  
Other income Rs m5459 90.7%   
Total revenues Rs m25,64427,856 92.1%   
Gross profit Rs m6,3345,723 110.7%  
Depreciation Rs m817985 83.0%   
Interest Rs m1,6441,170 140.5%   
Profit before tax Rs m3,9263,627 108.2%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-112 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1350-   
Tax Rs m1,226946 129.6%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,5652,569 99.8%  
Gross profit margin %24.820.6 120.2%  
Effective tax rate %31.226.1 119.7%   
Net profit margin %10.09.2 108.5%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,21311,998 68.5%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,82711,230 96.4%   
Net working cap to sales %-10.22.8 -369.5%  
Current ratio x0.81.1 71.0%  
Inventory Days Days7265 110.4%  
Debtors Days Days2769 39.9%  
Net fixed assets Rs m20,86115,590 133.8%   
Share capital Rs m1,000417 240.1%   
"Free" reserves Rs m8,02910,076 79.7%   
Net worth Rs m9,85711,144 88.4%   
Long term debt Rs m6,7685,268 128.5%   
Total assets Rs m29,50732,516 90.7%  
Interest coverage x3.44.1 82.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.70.5 145.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.90.9 101.5%   
Return on assets %14.311.5 124.1%  
Return on equity %26.023.1 112.9%  
Return on capital %32.728.5 114.5%  
Exports to sales %26.445.1 58.4%   
Imports to sales %10.011.8 84.2%   
Exports (fob) Rs m6,74912,546 53.8%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,5503,291 77.5%   
Fx inflow Rs m6,75612,546 53.8%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,8823,796 75.9%   
Net fx Rs m3,8748,751 44.3%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,2255,498 95.0%  
From Investments Rs m-2,491-4,291 58.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,647-1,278 207.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m88-22 -403.2%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 12.1 55.0 22.0%  
Foreign collaborators % 5.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 6.3 13.0 48.5%  
FIIs % 7.5 2.0 375.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 68.6 30.0 228.7%  
Shareholders   63,986 17,208 371.8%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 47.3 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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