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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 8.4 30.2 27.7% View Chart
P/BV x 3.3 8.4 39.0% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 1.2 93.0%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   MONSANTO INDIA
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-16
MONSANTO INDIA
Mar-17
GHCL LTD./
MONSANTO INDIA
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1522,745 5.5%   
Low Rs621,520 4.1%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs255.8371.2 68.9%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs25.685.5 30.0%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs33.890.7 37.3%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.5030.00 11.7%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %3.31.4 233.1%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs98.5306.8 32.1%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m100.0217.26 579.5%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.45.7 7.3%   
Avg P/E ratio x4.224.9 16.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x3.223.5 13.4%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.16.9 15.6%  
Dividend payout %13.635.1 38.9%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m10,67736,806 29.0%   
No. of employees `000NA0.3 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,346437 307.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM23,907.1-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM1,632.1-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM5,504.9-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m25,5906,407 399.4%  
Other income Rs m54135 40.1%   
Total revenues Rs m25,6446,542 392.0%   
Gross profit Rs m6,3341,567 404.3%  
Depreciation Rs m81791 902.2%   
Interest Rs m1,64411 14,945.5%   
Profit before tax Rs m3,9261,600 245.5%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-135-13 1,046.5%   
Tax Rs m1,226111 1,101.9%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,5651,475 173.8%  
Gross profit margin %24.824.5 101.2%  
Effective tax rate %31.27.0 448.9%   
Net profit margin %10.023.0 43.5%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,2135,253 156.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,8271,509 717.5%   
Net working cap to sales %-10.258.4 -17.5%  
Current ratio x0.83.5 21.8%  
Inventory Days Days7271 100.8%  
Debtors Days Days278 328.0%  
Net fixed assets Rs m20,8611,065 1,958.6%   
Share capital Rs m1,000173 579.5%   
"Free" reserves Rs m8,0295,124 156.7%   
Net worth Rs m9,8575,296 186.1%   
Long term debt Rs m6,7680-   
Total assets Rs m29,5076,981 422.7%  
Interest coverage x3.4146.4 2.3%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.70-  
Sales to assets ratio x0.90.9 94.5%   
Return on assets %14.321.3 67.0%  
Return on equity %26.027.9 93.4%  
Return on capital %32.730.2 108.4%  
Exports to sales %26.46.3 416.2%   
Imports to sales %10.014.1 70.8%   
Exports (fob) Rs m6,749406 1,662.3%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,550902 282.8%   
Fx inflow Rs m6,756406 1,663.9%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,882997 289.1%   
Net fx Rs m3,874-591 -655.7%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,2252,414 216.5%  
From Investments Rs m-2,491-2,056 121.1%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,647-322 822.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m8836 245.1%  

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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