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GHCL LTD. vs BASF INDIA - Comparison Results

GHCL LTD.    Change

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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BASF India - subsidiary of chemical giant BASF AG, operates in Plastic and Fibers, Agricultural Products and Specialty chemicals. Technological support from its parent and strong research facilities are key growth drivers for the company. The prospec... More

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Current Valuations

    GHCL LTD. BASF INDIA GHCL LTD./
BASF INDIA
 
P/E (TTM) x 8.8 435.1 2.0% View Chart
P/BV x 3.4 8.6 40.1% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.0 0.0 2,256.9%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   BASF INDIA
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-16
BASF INDIA
Mar-17
GHCL LTD./
BASF INDIA
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1521,384 11.0%   
Low Rs62830 7.4%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs255.81,174.8 21.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs25.6-3.3 -785.4%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs33.835.8 94.5%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.501.00 350.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %3.30.1 3,629.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs98.5254.7 38.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m100.0243.28 231.1%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.40.9 44.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x4.2-339.1 -1.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x3.230.9 10.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.14.3 24.9%  
Dividend payout %13.6-30.6 -44.6%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m10,67747,911 22.3%   
No. of employees `000NA1.9 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,3463,284 41.0%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM27,219.6-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM1,757.8-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM-75.6-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m25,59050,846 50.3%  
Other income Rs m54115 46.8%   
Total revenues Rs m25,64450,961 50.3%   
Gross profit Rs m6,3342,697 234.9%  
Depreciation Rs m8171,690 48.4%   
Interest Rs m1,6441,416 116.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m3,926-295 -1,331.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-135170 -79.4%   
Tax Rs m1,22617 7,388.0%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,565-141 -1,815.1%  
Gross profit margin %24.85.3 466.7%  
Effective tax rate %31.2-5.6 -554.7%   
Net profit margin %10.0-0.3 -3,606.6%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,21324,112 34.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,82719,499 55.5%   
Net working cap to sales %-10.29.1 -112.6%  
Current ratio x0.81.2 61.3%  
Inventory Days Days7266 108.7%  
Debtors Days Days2778 35.0%  
Net fixed assets Rs m20,86112,553 166.2%   
Share capital Rs m1,000433 231.0%   
"Free" reserves Rs m8,02910,590 75.8%   
Net worth Rs m9,85711,023 89.4%   
Long term debt Rs m6,7686,928 97.7%   
Total assets Rs m29,50738,806 76.0%  
Interest coverage x3.40.8 427.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.70.6 109.2%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.91.3 66.2%   
Return on assets %14.33.3 434.1%  
Return on equity %26.0-1.3 -2,029.8%  
Return on capital %32.77.2 454.3%  
Exports to sales %26.40-   
Imports to sales %10.00-   
Exports (fob) Rs m6,749NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,550NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m6,7565,251 128.7%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,8822,306 125.0%   
Net fx Rs m3,8742,944 131.6%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,2252,211 236.3%  
From Investments Rs m-2,491-660 377.6%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,647-1,330 199.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m88221 39.6%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 12.1 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 5.5 73.3 7.5%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 6.3 6.2 101.6%  
FIIs % 7.5 0.9 833.3%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 68.6 19.6 350.0%  
Shareholders   63,986 39,482 162.1%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 47.3 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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