Sign up for Equitymaster's free daily newsletter, The 5 Minute WrapUp and get access to our latest Multibagger guide (2018 Edition) on picking money-making stocks.

This is an entirely free service. No payments are to be made.

Download Now Subscribe to our free daily e-letter, The 5 Minute WrapUp and get this complimentary report.
We hate spam as much as you do. Check out our Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.
Compare Hindalco with NALCO - Equitymaster

Helping You Build Wealth With Honest Research
Since 1996. Try Now

  • MyStocks


Login Failure
(Please do not use this option on a public machine)
  Sign Up | Forgot Password?  

HINDALCO vs NALCO - Comparison Results

HINDALCO    Change

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


National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) the largest public sector aluminium company in India was incorporated in 1981, to exploit a part of the large deposits of bauxite discovered in the East coast. Its operations are based in the state of Odisha... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 29.0 13.4 215.9% View Chart
P/BV x 1.0 1.8 58.0% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.5 4.0 12.0%  


5-Yr Chart
Click to enlarge
High Rs20280 253.2%   
Low Rs8438 220.0%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs446.539.0 1,144.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs8.43.5 242.8%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs28.35.9 475.6%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.102.80 39.3%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.84.7 16.2%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs205.352.8 388.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m2,243.801,932.93 116.1%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions FBB-  
Price / Sales ratio x0.31.5 21.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x17.017.1 99.9%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x5.19.9 51.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.71.1 62.4%  
Dividend payout %13.181.1 16.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m320,751113,946 281.5%   
No. of employees `00023.77.0 340.7%   
Total wages/salary Rs m85,46015,374 555.9%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th42,309.110,853.3 389.8%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th3,609.12,212.1 163.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th794.7960.7 82.7%   
Net Sales Rs m1,001,83875,430 1,328.2%  
Other income Rs m11,1104,083 272.1%   
Total revenues Rs m1,012,94879,513 1,273.9%   
Gross profit Rs m124,35910,797 1,151.8%  
Depreciation Rs m44,5724,804 927.9%   
Interest Rs m57,42427 213,473.6%   
Profit before tax Rs m33,47210,049 333.1%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-8 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-2510-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-76-402 19.0%   
Tax Rs m14,3262,962 483.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m18,8186,677 281.8%  
Gross profit margin %12.414.3 86.7%  
Effective tax rate %42.829.5 145.2%   
Net profit margin %1.98.9 21.2%  
Current assets Rs m510,95556,558 903.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m376,95226,519 1,421.4%   
Net working cap to sales %13.439.8 33.6%  
Current ratio x1.42.1 63.6%  
Inventory Days Days6756 119.1%  
Debtors Days Days309 338.1%  
Net fixed assets Rs m865,00775,333 1,148.2%   
Share capital Rs m2,2279,665 23.0%   
"Free" reserves Rs m458,36192,387 496.1%   
Net worth Rs m460,588102,052 451.3%   
Long term debt Rs m518,5530-   
Total assets Rs m1,465,105145,010 1,010.3%  
Interest coverage x1.6374.6 0.4%   
Debt to equity ratio x1.10-  
Sales to assets ratio x0.70.5 131.5%   
Return on assets %5.24.6 112.6%  
Return on equity %4.16.5 62.4%  
Return on capital %9.29.5 97.7%  
Exports to sales %15.60-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs m156,630NA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m156,64032,773 478.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m163,8702,888 5,674.2%   
Net fx Rs m-7,23029,885 -24.2%   
From Operations Rs m126,87514,359 883.6%  
From Investments Rs m-27,88515,503 -179.9%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-55,523-36,159 153.6%  
Net Cashflow Rs m39,604-6,296 -629.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 37.0 80.9 45.7%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 14.1 9.5 148.4%  
FIIs % 27.6 3.3 836.4%  
ADR/GDR % 7.6 0.0 -  
Free float % 13.6 6.3 215.9%  
Shareholders   331,588 72,305 458.6%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


Compare HINDALCO With:   RIO TINTO (UK)  CHALCO (China)  ALCOA (US)  

Today's Market

Sensex Opens Higher; Capital Goods & IT Stocks Gain(09:30 am)

Asian share markets are higher today as Japanese and Hong Kong shares show gains. The Nikkei 225 is up 1.1% while the Hang Seng is up 0.3%.

Related Views on News

Hindalco Industries: One-Time Provisioning Takes Toll on Profitability (Quarterly Results Update - Detailed)

Nov 9, 2017

Hindalco's net profit declined by 10.7% YoY due to a one-time provisioning of Rs 1.06 billion towards mining litigation case.

Hindalco Industries: Deleveraging Kicks in, One-Offs Hurt the Bottomline (Quarterly Results Update - Detailed)

Aug 22, 2017

Hindalco Industries has reported a healthy growth in the topline on the back of Higher volume and realisation for both Aluminium and Copper segments. However, the bottomline declined marginally primarily on the back a provision of Rs 1.04 billion.

Hindalco: Strong Performance at Operating Level (Quarterly Results Update - Detailed)

Feb 22, 2017

Hindalco Industries has reported a 14.5% YoY increase in the topline while the bottomline came at Rs 3.2 billion.

Hindalco Industries: Strong Operational Performance Boosts Profitability (Quarterly Results Update - Detailed)

Nov 30, 2016

Hindalco Industries has reported a 1.1% YoY increase in the topline while the bottomline has accelerated by 255.4% YoY.

Hindalco Industries: Cost Efficiency Boosts Profitability (Quarterly Results Update - Detailed)

Aug 18, 2016

Hindalco Industries has reported a 11.4% YoY decline in the topline while the bottomline has accelerated by 379% YoY.

More Views on News

Most Popular

My Top Five Stocks After the Karnataka Elections(The 5 Minute Wrapup)

May 16, 2018

The markets seem confused. They're neither going up nor down. What should investors do? Consider Safe Stocks. Here's the top 5 Safe Stocks in the market today.

How A Storm Destroyed Rain Industries... And a Superb Small Cap Stock I Recommend(Profit Hunter)

May 17, 2018

A mutual fund regulation could cause small cap prices to tank - If you haven't been paying attention to your small caps - now is the time to catch the opportunities that start pouring in.

Has the Indian Home Buyer Become Smarter?(Vivek Kaul's Diary)

May 17, 2018

Home loans continue to grow, despite falling sales. What explains this phenomenon?

Beware of Inflated Stock Market Angels(Sector Info)

May 17, 2018

The stock of Vakrangee helps us understand why it's a bad idea to chase high-flying stocks.

Beware the 5th year of the Modi Regime(The Honest Truth)

May 22, 2018

2017 was a great year for the market. You were rewarded for taking excessive risk. But Ajit Dayal believes 2018 will be different. You will be rewarded for doing the opposite. Read on to know more...


Small Investments
BIG Returns

Zero To Millions Guide 2018
Get our special report, Zero To Millions
(2018 Edition) Now!
We will never sell or rent your email id.
Please read our Terms


May 24, 2018 01:03 PM


  • Track your investment in HINDALCO with Equitymaster's Portfolio Tracker. Set live price alerts, get research alerts and more. Get access now...
  • Add To MyStocks