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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

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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 9.0 29.0 30.9% View Chart
P/BV x 1.5 9.6 15.5% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 2.1 1.0 204.9%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   MONSANTO INDIA
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-18
MONSANTO INDIA
Mar-17
GHCL LTD./
MONSANTO INDIA
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs3582,745 13.0%   
Low Rs2041,520 13.4%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs302.1371.2 81.4%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs36.685.5 42.8%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs47.990.7 52.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs5.0030.00 16.7%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.81.4 126.7%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs165.4306.8 53.9%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m97.4217.26 564.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BB--  
Price / Sales ratio x0.95.7 16.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x7.724.9 30.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x5.923.5 24.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.76.9 24.4%  
Dividend payout %13.735.1 38.9%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m27,33636,806 74.3%   
No. of employees `0004.00.3 1,489.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,767437 403.9%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th7,372.623,907.1 30.8%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th442.61,632.1 27.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th892.75,504.9 16.2%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m29,4326,407 459.4%  
Other income Rs m379135 282.1%   
Total revenues Rs m29,8116,542 455.7%   
Gross profit Rs m6,0611,567 386.9%  
Depreciation Rs m1,10191 1,215.2%   
Interest Rs m1,26611 11,504.5%   
Profit before tax Rs m4,0741,600 254.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-13 0.0%   
Tax Rs m511111 458.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m3,5641,475 241.5%  
Gross profit margin %20.624.5 84.2%  
Effective tax rate %12.57.0 180.1%   
Net profit margin %12.123.0 52.6%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,9225,253 169.8%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,7171,509 710.2%   
Net working cap to sales %-6.158.4 -10.4%  
Current ratio x0.83.5 23.9%  
Inventory Days Days7971 110.8%  
Debtors Days Days288 338.9%  
Net fixed assets Rs m25,7521,065 2,417.8%   
Share capital Rs m974173 564.4%   
"Free" reserves Rs m15,1345,124 295.4%   
Net worth Rs m16,1085,296 304.2%   
Long term debt Rs m7,4430-   
Total assets Rs m36,2816,981 519.7%  
Interest coverage x4.2146.4 2.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.50-  
Sales to assets ratio x0.80.9 88.4%   
Return on assets %13.321.3 62.5%  
Return on equity %22.127.9 79.4%  
Return on capital %22.730.2 75.2%  
Exports to sales %06.3 0.0%   
Imports to sales %014.1 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNA406 0.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA902 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m5,871406 1,446.1%   
Fx outflow Rs m5,633997 565.1%   
Net fx Rs m238-591 -40.3%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,8952,414 244.2%  
From Investments Rs m-2,794-2,056 135.9%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-3,078-322 956.9%  
Net Cashflow Rs m2336 64.1%  

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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