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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 6.7 4.4 152.4% View Chart
P/BV x 1.4 0.9 158.5% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 2.3 1.5 156.8%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   GUJARAT ALKALIES
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-18
GUJARAT ALKALIES
Mar-18
GHCL LTD./
GUJARAT ALKALIES
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs358932 38.3%   
Low Rs204380 53.6%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs302.1334.2 90.4%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs36.672.8 50.3%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs47.990.1 53.1%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs5.006.50 76.9%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.81.0 179.9%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs165.4520.3 31.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m97.4273.44 132.7%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BB--  
Price / Sales ratio x0.92.0 47.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x7.79.0 85.1%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x5.97.3 80.5%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.71.3 134.6%  
Dividend payout %13.78.9 153.1%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m27,33648,191 56.7%   
No. of employees `0004.01.3 301.7%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,7672,014 87.7%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th7,372.618,552.6 39.7%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th442.61,522.2 29.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th892.74,040.0 22.1%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m29,43224,545 119.9%  
Other income Rs m3791,057 35.9%   
Total revenues Rs m29,81125,603 116.4%   
Gross profit Rs m6,0617,867 77.0%  
Depreciation Rs m1,1011,273 86.5%   
Interest Rs m1,266149 849.3%   
Profit before tax Rs m4,0747,502 54.3%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-8 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m5112,149 23.8%   
Profit after tax Rs m3,5645,345 66.7%  
Gross profit margin %20.632.1 64.3%  
Effective tax rate %12.528.6 43.7%   
Net profit margin %12.121.8 55.6%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,92212,750 70.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,7174,780 224.2%   
Net working cap to sales %-6.132.5 -18.8%  
Current ratio x0.82.7 31.2%  
Inventory Days Days7939 200.0%  
Debtors Days Days2860 47.3%  
Net fixed assets Rs m25,75223,561 109.3%   
Share capital Rs m974734 132.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m15,13437,476 40.4%   
Net worth Rs m16,10838,210 42.2%   
Long term debt Rs m7,4432,298 323.9%   
Total assets Rs m36,28149,703 73.0%  
Interest coverage x4.251.4 8.2%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.50.1 768.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.80.5 164.3%   
Return on assets %13.311.1 120.4%  
Return on equity %22.114.0 158.1%  
Return on capital %22.718.9 120.2%  
Exports to sales %012.8 0.0%   
Imports to sales %07.2 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNA3,153 0.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA1,758 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m5,8713,153 186.2%   
Fx outflow Rs m5,6331,875 300.4%   
Net fx Rs m2381,278 18.6%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,8955,139 114.7%  
From Investments Rs m-2,794-3,947 70.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-3,078-1,163 264.6%  
Net Cashflow Rs m2328 80.9%  

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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