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GHCL LTD. vs KANORIA CHEMICALS - 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

KANORIA CHEMICALS 
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Kanoria Chemicals & Industries (KCI) is a leading producer of chemical intermediates of Chloro (Chlorine) and Alco (Alcohol) in India. It has two production facilities, one at Renukoot in UP and the other at Ankleshwar, Gujarat. The UP facility is fu... More

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Current Valuations

    GHCL LTD. KANORIA CHEMICALS GHCL LTD./
KANORIA CHEMICALS
 
P/E (TTM) x 7.4 17.6 42.2% View Chart
P/BV x 2.9 0.7 416.6% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.2 1.9 63.1%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   KANORIA CHEMICALS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-16
KANORIA CHEMICALS
Mar-16
GHCL LTD./
KANORIA CHEMICALS
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs15285 179.2%   
Low Rs6235 175.3%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs255.8129.3 197.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs25.6-0.6 -4,381.5%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs33.86.7 506.4%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.501.50 233.3%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %3.32.5 131.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs98.5111.1 88.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m100.0243.69 228.9%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.40.5 90.0%   
Avg P/E ratio x4.2-102.4 -4.1%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x3.29.0 35.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.10.5 200.7%  
Dividend payout %13.6-256.3 -5.3%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m10,6772,619 407.6%   
No. of employees `000NA0.3 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,346968 139.1%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM18,348.4-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM3,142.5-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM-83.0-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m25,5905,651 452.8%  
Other income Rs m54197 27.4%   
Total revenues Rs m25,6445,848 438.5%   
Gross profit Rs m6,334299 2,121.8%  
Depreciation Rs m817317 257.6%   
Interest Rs m1,644136 1,211.5%   
Profit before tax Rs m3,92642 9,325.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-1350-   
Tax Rs m1,22668 1,812.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,565-26 -10,030.5%  
Gross profit margin %24.85.3 468.6%  
Effective tax rate %31.2160.7 19.4%   
Net profit margin %10.0-0.5 -2,215.1%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,2133,284 250.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,8272,662 406.8%   
Net working cap to sales %-10.211.0 -92.7%  
Current ratio x0.81.2 61.5%  
Inventory Days Days7252 138.5%  
Debtors Days Days2757 48.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m20,8616,525 319.7%   
Share capital Rs m1,000219 457.8%   
"Free" reserves Rs m8,0294,572 175.6%   
Net worth Rs m9,8574,852 203.1%   
Long term debt Rs m6,7682,650 255.4%   
Total assets Rs m29,50710,852 271.9%  
Interest coverage x3.41.3 258.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.70.5 125.7%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.90.5 166.5%   
Return on assets %14.31.0 1,405.5%  
Return on equity %26.0-0.5 -4,937.9%  
Return on capital %32.72.4 1,379.6%  
Exports to sales %26.42.4 1,087.1%   
Imports to sales %10.017.2 58.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs m6,749137 4,922.8%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,550971 262.7%   
Fx inflow Rs m6,756155 4,370.3%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,8821,038 277.6%   
Net fx Rs m3,874-884 -438.4%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,225285 1,832.7%  
From Investments Rs m-2,491-1,252 198.9%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,647817 -324.2%  
Net Cashflow Rs m88-151 -58.1%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 12.1 74.4 16.3%  
Foreign collaborators % 5.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 6.3 2.1 300.0%  
FIIs % 7.5 0.0 -  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 68.6 23.4 293.2%  
Shareholders   63,986 11,560 553.5%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 47.3 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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