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HINDALCO vs GUJARAT FOILS - Comparison Results

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Hindalco Industries Ltd, the flagship metal company of the Aditya Birla Group, is an industry leader in aluminum and copper. Hindalco is India's largest aluminum and copper producer. In aluminum, the company is fully integrated with production rangin... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 24.8 -0.4 - View Chart
P/BV x 0.9 0.1 935.6% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.5 0.0 -  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs20272 282.9%   
Low Rs8435 238.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs446.5551.5 81.0%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs8.4-1.9 -440.8%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs28.39.9 284.6%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.100-  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.80-  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs205.391.1 225.3%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m2,243.808.20 27,363.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions F--  
Price / Sales ratio x0.30.1 331.6%   
Avg P/E ratio x17.0-28.0 -60.9%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x5.15.4 94.3%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.70.6 119.2%  
Dividend payout %13.10-   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m320,751437 73,457.3%   
No. of employees `00023.70.1 28,189.3%   
Total wages/salary Rs m85,460112 76,235.6%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th42,309.153,840.5 78.6%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th3,609.11,334.5 270.4%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th794.7-185.7 -427.9%   
Net Sales Rs m1,001,8384,523 22,151.8%  
Other income Rs m11,11011 101,926.6%   
Total revenues Rs m1,012,9484,534 22,343.6%   
Gross profit Rs m124,359432 28,773.4%  
Depreciation Rs m44,57297 45,950.9%   
Interest Rs m57,424336 17,100.8%   
Profit before tax Rs m33,47210 324,968.0%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m-2510-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-760-   
Tax Rs m14,32626 55,312.4%   
Profit after tax Rs m18,818-16 -120,628.2%  
Gross profit margin %12.49.6 129.9%  
Effective tax rate %42.8251.5 17.0%   
Net profit margin %1.9-0.3 -544.6%  
Current assets Rs m510,9554,393 11,631.9%   
Current liabilities Rs m376,9523,578 10,534.6%   
Net working cap to sales %13.418.0 74.3%  
Current ratio x1.41.2 110.4%  
Inventory Days Days67179 37.2%  
Debtors Days Days30136 22.2%  
Net fixed assets Rs m865,0071,373 62,996.6%   
Share capital Rs m2,22782 2,715.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m458,361635 72,173.7%   
Net worth Rs m460,588747 61,650.1%   
Long term debt Rs m518,553787 65,889.8%   
Total assets Rs m1,465,1055,766 25,410.3%  
Interest coverage x1.61.0 153.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x1.11.1 106.9%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.70.8 87.2%   
Return on assets %5.25.6 93.7%  
Return on equity %4.1-2.1 -195.7%  
Return on capital %9.222.6 41.0%  
Exports to sales %15.60.6 2,828.3%   
Imports to sales %01.0 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs m156,63025 626,520.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA45 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m156,64025 626,560.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m163,87045 364,966.6%   
Net fx Rs m-7,230-20 36,331.7%   
From Operations Rs m126,875288 44,099.7%  
From Investments Rs m-27,885-91 30,643.2%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-55,523-173 32,131.2%  
Net Cashflow Rs m39,60424 165,705.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 37.0 58.9 62.8%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 14.1 0.0 -  
FIIs % 27.6 0.0 -  
ADR/GDR % 7.6 0.0 -  
Free float % 13.6 41.1 33.1%  
Shareholders   331,588 1,302 25,467.6%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 25.1 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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Aug 18, 2016

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