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GHCL LTD. vs UPL LIMITED - 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

UPL LIMITED 
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United Phosphorous Ltd (UPL) is the largest producer in India of crop protection products with a range of products that include fumigants and fungicides among others. The company ranks amongst the top 5 post-patent agrochemical manufacturers in the w... More

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Current Valuations

    GHCL LTD. UPL LIMITED GHCL LTD./
UPL LIMITED
 
P/E (TTM) x 7.7 16.2 47.5% View Chart
P/BV x 3.0 4.8 63.1% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.2 0.7 165.6%  

Financials

 GHCL LTD.   UPL LIMITED
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    GHCL LTD.
Mar-16
UPL LIMITED
Mar-16
GHCL LTD./
UPL LIMITED
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs152576 26.4%   
Low Rs62342 18.0%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs255.8310.3 82.4%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs25.630.3 84.6%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs33.842.0 80.5%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.505.00 70.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %3.31.1 301.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs98.5158.4 62.2%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m100.02428.60 23.3%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.41.5 28.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x4.215.1 27.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x3.210.9 28.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.12.9 37.4%  
Dividend payout %13.616.5 82.7%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m10,677196,727 5.4%   
No. of employees `000NA3.3 0.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,34612,241 11.0%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs ThNM39,836.8-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs ThNM3,666.1-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs ThNM3,889.8-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m25,590133,015 19.2%  
Other income Rs m541,117 4.8%   
Total revenues Rs m25,644134,132 19.1%   
Gross profit Rs m6,33427,163 23.3%  
Depreciation Rs m8175,017 16.3%   
Interest Rs m1,6446,223 26.4%   
Profit before tax Rs m3,92617,041 23.0%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-128 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m0-374 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-135-721 18.7%   
Tax Rs m1,2262,830 43.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m2,56512,988 19.7%  
Gross profit margin %24.820.4 121.2%  
Effective tax rate %31.216.6 188.1%   
Net profit margin %10.09.8 102.6%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m8,213100,692 8.2%   
Current liabilities Rs m10,82772,669 14.9%   
Net working cap to sales %-10.221.1 -48.5%  
Current ratio x0.81.4 54.7%  
Inventory Days Days7289 81.1%  
Debtors Days Days27132 20.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m20,86136,625 57.0%   
Share capital Rs m1,000857 116.7%   
"Free" reserves Rs m8,02963,421 12.7%   
Net worth Rs m9,85767,907 14.5%   
Long term debt Rs m6,76821,864 31.0%   
Total assets Rs m29,507170,115 17.3%  
Interest coverage x3.43.7 90.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.70.3 213.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.90.8 110.9%   
Return on assets %14.311.3 126.3%  
Return on equity %26.019.1 136.1%  
Return on capital %32.724.6 133.2%  
Exports to sales %26.427.5 95.9%   
Imports to sales %10.013.6 73.4%   
Exports (fob) Rs m6,74936,571 18.5%   
Imports (cif) Rs m2,55018,055 14.1%   
Fx inflow Rs m6,75644,039 15.3%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,88220,454 14.1%   
Net fx Rs m3,87423,585 16.4%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,22517,475 29.9%  
From Investments Rs m-2,491-16,610 15.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,6471,583 -167.2%  
Net Cashflow Rs m88868 10.1%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 12.1 29.8 40.6%  
Foreign collaborators % 5.5 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 6.3 7.1 88.7%  
FIIs % 7.5 48.6 15.4%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.1 -  
Free float % 68.6 14.5 473.1%  
Shareholders   63,986 53,388 119.9%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 47.3 8.3 568.4%  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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