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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 5.8 9.0 64.6% View Chart
P/BV x 2.3 1.3 175.3% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.6 1.1 142.1%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   GUJARAT ALKALIES
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-16
GUJARAT ALKALIES
Mar-16
GHCL LTD./
GUJARAT ALKALIES
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs152211 72.1%   
Low Rs62130 47.4%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs255.8267.7 95.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs25.630.2 85.0%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs33.844.8 75.5%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.504.50 77.8%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %3.32.6 124.1%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs98.5315.7 31.2%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m100.0273.44 136.2%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.40.6 65.6%   
Avg P/E ratio x4.25.6 73.8%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x3.23.8 83.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.10.5 200.8%  
Dividend payout %13.614.9 91.6%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m10,67712,511 85.3%   
No. of employees `000NA1.4 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,3461,624 82.9%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM13,691.5-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM1,130.6-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM1,543.7-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m25,59019,661 130.2%  
Other income Rs m54462 11.7%   
Total revenues Rs m25,64420,123 127.4%   
Gross profit Rs m6,3343,340 189.6%  
Depreciation Rs m8171,071 76.3%   
Interest Rs m1,64481 2,034.7%   
Profit before tax Rs m3,9262,651 148.1%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1350-   
Tax Rs m1,226434 282.5%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,5652,217 115.7%  
Gross profit margin %24.817.0 145.7%  
Effective tax rate %31.216.4 190.7%   
Net profit margin %10.011.3 88.9%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,2138,997 91.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,8273,728 290.4%   
Net working cap to sales %-10.226.8 -38.1%  
Current ratio x0.82.4 31.4%  
Inventory Days Days7235 203.6%  
Debtors Days Days2762 44.4%  
Net fixed assets Rs m20,86118,969 110.0%   
Share capital Rs m1,000734 136.2%   
"Free" reserves Rs m8,02922,451 35.8%   
Net worth Rs m9,85723,186 42.5%   
Long term debt Rs m6,7682,253 300.4%   
Total assets Rs m29,50733,318 88.6%  
Interest coverage x3.433.8 10.0%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.70.1 706.7%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.90.6 147.0%   
Return on assets %14.36.9 206.9%  
Return on equity %26.09.6 272.2%  
Return on capital %32.710.7 304.5%  
Exports to sales %26.411.2 235.8%   
Imports to sales %10.09.9 100.3%   
Exports (fob) Rs m6,7492,200 306.8%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,5501,952 130.6%   
Fx inflow Rs m6,7562,200 307.1%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,8822,060 139.9%   
Net fx Rs m3,874139 2,779.4%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,2252,013 259.6%  
From Investments Rs m-2,491-2,727 91.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,647833 -317.7%  
Net Cashflow Rs m88119 73.8%  

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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