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GHCL LTD. vs MONSANTO INDIA - 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

MONSANTO INDIA 
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Monsanto India is a subsidiary of the Monsanto Company, US. The company has been catering to the Indian farmers for over 50 years through its seeds and agrochemicals business segments. The company dominates the market in these two business segments t... More

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Current Valuations

    GHCL LTD. MONSANTO INDIA GHCL LTD./
MONSANTO INDIA
 
P/E (TTM) x 8.1 22.6 36.0% View Chart
P/BV x 1.5 7.3 20.3% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 2.1 1.1 188.9%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   MONSANTO INDIA
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-18
MONSANTO INDIA
Mar-18
GHCL LTD./
MONSANTO INDIA
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs3582,980 12.0%   
Low Rs2042,305 8.8%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs302.1384.1 78.7%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs36.695.3 38.4%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs47.9102.9 46.5%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs5.0030.00 16.7%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.81.1 157.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs165.4371.0 44.6%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m97.4217.26 564.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BB--  
Price / Sales ratio x0.96.9 13.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x7.727.7 27.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x5.925.7 22.8%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.77.1 23.8%  
Dividend payout %13.731.5 43.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m27,33645,610 59.9%   
No. of employees `0004.00.3 1,553.3%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,767549 322.0%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th7,372.625,796.1 28.6%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th442.62,134.6 20.7%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th892.76,403.1 13.9%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m29,4326,630 443.9%  
Other income Rs m379172 220.3%   
Total revenues Rs m29,8116,802 438.3%   
Gross profit Rs m6,0611,691 358.5%  
Depreciation Rs m1,101130 847.6%   
Interest Rs m1,26614 9,374.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m4,0741,719 236.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-13 0.0%   
Tax Rs m51161 839.6%   
Profit after tax Rs m3,5641,646 216.5%  
Gross profit margin %20.625.5 80.8%  
Effective tax rate %12.53.5 354.4%   
Net profit margin %12.124.8 48.8%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,9225,906 151.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,7171,930 555.3%   
Net working cap to sales %-6.160.0 -10.2%  
Current ratio x0.83.1 27.2%  
Inventory Days Days79108 73.2%  
Debtors Days Days2817 166.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m25,7521,168 2,205.8%   
Share capital Rs m974173 564.4%   
"Free" reserves Rs m15,1346,231 242.9%   
Net worth Rs m16,1086,404 251.5%   
Long term debt Rs m7,4430-   
Total assets Rs m36,2818,400 431.9%  
Interest coverage x4.2128.4 3.3%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.50-  
Sales to assets ratio x0.80.8 102.8%   
Return on assets %13.319.8 67.4%  
Return on equity %22.125.7 86.1%  
Return on capital %22.726.9 84.4%  
Exports to sales %06.5 0.0%   
Imports to sales %018.5 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNA434 0.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA1,227 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m5,871434 1,353.4%   
Fx outflow Rs m5,6331,374 410.1%   
Net fx Rs m238-940 -25.3%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,895448 1,315.9%  
From Investments Rs m-2,794232 -1,206.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-3,078-636 483.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m2344 52.6%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 12.1 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 5.5 72.1 7.6%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 6.3 2.5 252.0%  
FIIs % 7.5 3.0 250.0%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 68.6 22.4 306.3%  
Shareholders   63,986 18,771 340.9%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 47.3 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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