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GHCL vs GUJARAT ALKALIES - Comparison Results

GHCL     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

GUJARAT ALKALIES 
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Gujarat Alkali is a leading manufacturer of chlor alkali chemicals. The company manufactures and sells chemical products like caustic soda, chloromethanes, caustic flakes, chlorine gas, sodium cyanide and liquid chlorine. It is one of only two produc... More

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Current Valuations

    GHCL GUJARAT ALKALIES GHCL/
GUJARAT ALKALIES
 
P/E (TTM) x 3.9 7.1 55.1% View Chart
P/BV x 0.8 0.5 150.2% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 3.2 2.5 126.4%  

Financials

 GHCL   GUJARAT ALKALIES
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL
Mar-19
GUJARAT ALKALIES
Mar-19
GHCL/
GUJARAT ALKALIES
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs301792 38.0%   
Low Rs190416 45.6%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs340.8430.5 79.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs35.894.0 38.1%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs47.7113.0 42.2%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs5.008.00 62.5%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %2.01.3 153.9%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs196.4584.9 33.6%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m98.0373.44 133.5%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOS--  
Price / Sales ratio x0.71.4 51.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x6.96.4 106.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x5.15.3 96.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.21.0 120.9%  
Dividend payout %14.08.5 164.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m24,04244,358 54.2%   
No. of employees `0005.11.5 346.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m2,0122,070 97.2%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th6,572.221,550.0 30.5%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th395.81,410.8 28.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th689.64,704.7 14.7%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m33,41331,614 105.7%  
Other income Rs m155608 25.5%   
Total revenues Rs m33,56832,222 104.2%   
Gross profit Rs m7,59411,164 68.0%  
Depreciation Rs m1,1691,400 83.5%   
Interest Rs m1,273209 608.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m5,30610,163 52.2%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m1,8013,261 55.2%   
Profit after tax Rs m3,5066,902 50.8%  
Gross profit margin %22.735.3 64.4%  
Effective tax rate %33.932.1 105.8%   
Net profit margin %10.521.8 48.1%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m11,99516,101 74.5%   
Current liabilities Rs m11,0825,080 218.1%   
Net working cap to sales %2.734.9 7.8%  
Current ratio x1.13.2 34.1%  
Inventory Days Days8427 314.1%  
Debtors Days Days3256 56.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m27,08526,077 103.9%   
Share capital Rs m980734 133.5%   
"Free" reserves Rs m18,27542,221 43.3%   
Net worth Rs m19,25542,956 44.8%   
Long term debt Rs m7,0201,846 380.3%   
Total assets Rs m39,94955,310 72.2%  
Interest coverage x5.249.5 10.4%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.40 848.4%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.80.6 146.3%   
Return on assets %12.012.9 93.0%  
Return on equity %18.216.1 113.3%  
Return on capital %25.023.2 108.2%  
Exports to sales %010.8 0.0%   
Imports to sales %08.7 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNA3,409 0.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA2,745 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m5,6973,408 167.2%   
Fx outflow Rs m6,9763,119 223.7%   
Net fx Rs m-1,279290 -441.7%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,3028,378 63.3%  
From Investments Rs m-2,712-5,828 46.5%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,584-1,358 190.2%  
Net Cashflow Rs m61,215 0.5%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 12.1 46.3 26.1%  
Foreign collaborators % 5.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 6.3 2.1 300.0%  
FIIs % 7.5 4.2 178.6%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 68.6 47.4 144.7%  
Shareholders   63,986 52,842 121.1%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 47.3 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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GHCL Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY20); Net Profit Down 32.6% (Quarterly Result Update)

May 21, 2020 | Updated on May 21, 2020

For the quarter ended March 2020, GHCL has posted a net profit of Rs 799 m (down 32.6% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 7 bn (down 19.5% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of GHCL's quarterly results.

GUJARAT ALKALIES Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY20); Net Profit Down 63.1% (Quarterly Result Update)

Feb 11, 2020 | Updated on Feb 11, 2020

For the quarter ended December 2019, GUJARAT ALKALIES has posted a net profit of Rs 598 m (down 63.1% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 7 bn (down 19.7% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of GUJARAT ALKALIES's quarterly results.

GHCL Announces Quarterly Results (3QFY20); Net Profit Down 1.4% (Quarterly Result Update)

Jan 27, 2020 | Updated on Jan 27, 2020

For the quarter ended December 2019, GHCL has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (down 1.4% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 8 bn (down 4.1% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of GHCL's quarterly results.

GUJARAT ALKALIES Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY20); Net Profit Down 41.4% (Quarterly Result Update)

Nov 14, 2019 | Updated on Nov 14, 2019

For the quarter ended September 2019, GUJARAT ALKALIES has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (down 41.4% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 7 bn (down 9.4% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of GUJARAT ALKALIES's quarterly results.

GHCL Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY20); Net Profit Up 55.7% (Quarterly Result Update)

Nov 1, 2019 | Updated on Nov 1, 2019

For the quarter ended September 2019, GHCL has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (up 55.7% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 8 bn (down 1.6% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of GHCL's quarterly results.

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