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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

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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 8.4 19.5 43.3% View Chart
P/BV x 3.3 1.9 169.9% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 0.6 191.0%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   GUJARAT ALKALIES
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-16
GUJARAT ALKALIES
Mar-17
GHCL LTD./
GUJARAT ALKALIES
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs152434 35.0%   
Low Rs62163 37.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs255.8281.9 90.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs25.641.8 61.3%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs33.856.9 59.4%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.505.00 70.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %3.31.7 195.7%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs98.5456.9 21.6%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m100.0273.44 136.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.41.1 39.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x4.27.1 58.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x3.25.2 60.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.10.7 165.9%  
Dividend payout %13.611.9 114.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m10,67721,914 48.7%   
No. of employees `000NA1.4 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,3461,698 79.3%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM14,958.2-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM1,226.6-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM2,220.4-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m25,59020,702 123.6%  
Other income Rs m54559 9.6%   
Total revenues Rs m25,64421,261 120.6%   
Gross profit Rs m6,3344,496 140.9%  
Depreciation Rs m8171,109 73.7%   
Interest Rs m1,644128 1,281.4%   
Profit before tax Rs m3,9263,818 102.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-12 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1350-   
Tax Rs m1,226733 167.4%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,5653,073 83.5%  
Gross profit margin %24.821.7 114.0%  
Effective tax rate %31.219.2 162.8%   
Net profit margin %10.014.8 67.5%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,21310,128 81.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,8274,086 265.0%   
Net working cap to sales %-10.229.2 -35.0%  
Current ratio x0.82.5 30.6%  
Inventory Days Days7230 239.7%  
Debtors Days Days2758 47.4%  
Net fixed assets Rs m20,86122,242 93.8%   
Share capital Rs m1,000734 136.2%   
"Free" reserves Rs m8,02932,823 24.5%   
Net worth Rs m9,85733,557 29.4%   
Long term debt Rs m6,7682,844 238.0%   
Total assets Rs m29,50744,354 66.5%  
Interest coverage x3.430.8 11.0%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.70.1 810.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.90.5 185.8%   
Return on assets %14.37.2 197.6%  
Return on equity %26.09.2 284.1%  
Return on capital %32.710.8 302.5%  
Exports to sales %26.40-   
Imports to sales %10.00-   
Exports (fob) Rs m6,749NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,550NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m6,7562,414 279.9%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,8823,192 90.3%   
Net fx Rs m3,874-778 -497.7%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,2255,021 104.1%  
From Investments Rs m-2,491-4,667 53.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,647135 -1,962.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m88488 17.9%  

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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