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GHCL LTD. vs CLARIANT CHEMICALS - 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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Clariant Chemicals (India) is one of India's leading specialty chemicals companies and a major player in pigments, textile chemicals and leather chemicals. The dyes and specialty chemicals segment (60% of sales) comprises specialty chemicals and dyes... More

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Current Valuations

    GHCL LTD. CLARIANT CHEMICALS GHCL LTD./
CLARIANT CHEMICALS
 
P/E (TTM) x 8.4 67.8 12.4% View Chart
P/BV x 3.3 2.5 134.1% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 4.0 26.7%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   CLARIANT CHEMICALS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-16
CLARIANT CHEMICALS
Mar-17
GHCL LTD./
CLARIANT CHEMICALS
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs152838 18.1%   
Low Rs62595 10.4%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs255.8425.0 60.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs25.610.6 241.8%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs33.827.7 122.0%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.5025.00 14.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %3.33.5 94.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs98.5291.6 33.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m100.0223.08 433.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.41.7 24.7%   
Avg P/E ratio x4.267.6 6.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x3.225.9 12.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.12.5 44.1%  
Dividend payout %13.6235.7 5.8%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m10,67716,538 64.6%   
No. of employees `000NA0.8 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,346906 148.6%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM12,007.1-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM1,108.9-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM299.6-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m25,5909,810 260.9%  
Other income Rs m5491 59.2%   
Total revenues Rs m25,6449,901 259.0%   
Gross profit Rs m6,334671 943.5%  
Depreciation Rs m817395 207.0%   
Interest Rs m1,6445 35,739.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m3,926363 1,081.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1350-   
Tax Rs m1,226118 1,038.4%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,565245 1,047.7%  
Gross profit margin %24.86.8 361.7%  
Effective tax rate %31.232.5 96.0%   
Net profit margin %10.02.5 401.6%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,2135,097 161.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,8272,333 464.1%   
Net working cap to sales %-10.228.2 -36.2%  
Current ratio x0.82.2 34.7%  
Inventory Days Days7258 124.0%  
Debtors Days Days2764 42.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m20,8613,530 590.9%   
Share capital Rs m1,000231 433.4%   
"Free" reserves Rs m8,0296,498 123.6%   
Net worth Rs m9,8576,729 146.5%   
Long term debt Rs m6,7680-   
Total assets Rs m29,5079,332 316.2%  
Interest coverage x3.479.9 4.2%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.70-  
Sales to assets ratio x0.91.1 82.5%   
Return on assets %14.32.7 533.7%  
Return on equity %26.03.6 715.3%  
Return on capital %32.75.5 598.6%  
Exports to sales %26.40-   
Imports to sales %10.00-   
Exports (fob) Rs m6,749NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,550NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m6,7562,313 292.1%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,882250 1,153.7%   
Net fx Rs m3,8742,063 187.7%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,225816 640.5%  
From Investments Rs m-2,491-500 498.2%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,647-286 924.2%  
Net Cashflow Rs m8830 296.6%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 12.1 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 5.5 63.4 8.7%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 6.3 6.4 98.4%  
FIIs % 7.5 2.7 277.8%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 68.6 27.5 249.5%  
Shareholders   63,986 32,880 194.6%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 47.3 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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