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GHCL LTD. vs GUJARAT ALKALIES - 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

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 LTD. GUJARAT ALKALIES GHCL LTD./
GUJARAT ALKALIES
 
P/E (TTM) x 9.1 6.7 136.3% View Chart
P/BV x 1.5 1.2 122.3% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 2.0 0.9 232.0%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   GUJARAT ALKALIES
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-18
GUJARAT ALKALIES
Mar-17
GHCL LTD./
GUJARAT ALKALIES
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs358434 82.4%   
Low Rs204163 125.1%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs302.1281.9 107.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs36.641.8 87.4%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs47.956.9 84.1%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs5.005.00 100.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.81.7 106.3%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs165.4456.9 36.2%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m97.4273.44 132.7%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BB--  
Price / Sales ratio x0.91.1 87.7%   
Avg P/E ratio x7.77.1 107.6%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x5.95.2 111.8%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.70.7 259.9%  
Dividend payout %13.711.9 114.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m27,33621,914 124.7%   
No. of employees `0004.01.4 288.4%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,7671,698 104.1%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th7,372.614,958.2 49.3%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th442.61,226.6 36.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th892.72,220.4 40.2%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m29,43220,702 142.2%  
Other income Rs m379559 67.8%   
Total revenues Rs m29,81121,261 140.2%   
Gross profit Rs m6,0614,496 134.8%  
Depreciation Rs m1,1011,109 99.3%   
Interest Rs m1,266128 986.4%   
Profit before tax Rs m4,0743,818 106.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-12 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m511733 69.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m3,5643,073 116.0%  
Gross profit margin %20.621.7 94.8%  
Effective tax rate %12.519.2 65.3%   
Net profit margin %12.114.8 81.6%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,92210,128 88.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,7174,086 262.3%   
Net working cap to sales %-6.129.2 -20.9%  
Current ratio x0.82.5 33.6%  
Inventory Days Days7930 263.6%  
Debtors Days Days2858 48.9%  
Net fixed assets Rs m25,75222,242 115.8%   
Share capital Rs m974734 132.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m15,13432,823 46.1%   
Net worth Rs m16,10833,557 48.0%   
Long term debt Rs m7,4432,844 261.8%   
Total assets Rs m36,28144,354 81.8%  
Interest coverage x4.230.8 13.7%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.50.1 545.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.80.5 173.8%   
Return on assets %13.37.2 184.4%  
Return on equity %22.19.2 241.6%  
Return on capital %22.710.8 209.8%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m5,8712,414 243.2%   
Fx outflow Rs m5,6333,192 176.5%   
Net fx Rs m238-778 -30.6%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,8955,021 117.4%  
From Investments Rs m-2,794-4,667 59.9%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-3,078135 -2,281.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m23488 4.7%  

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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