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INDIA CEMENTS vs AMBUJA CEMENT - Comparison Results

INDIA CEMENTS    Change

Established in 1946, India Cements Ltd (ICL) is the largest cement producer in South India with 28% market share. With three plants in Tamil Nadu and four in Andhra Pradesh, the company has a cement manufacturing capacity of 15.6 mtpa. It caters to a... More

AMBUJA CEMENT 
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Ambuja Cements Ltd. (ACL) is one of the leading cement manufacturing companies in India and commenced cement production in 1986. Initially called Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd, the Company later became Ambuja Cements Ltd. In 2006, global cement major Ho... More

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Current Valuations

    INDIA CEMENTS AMBUJA CEMENT INDIA CEMENTS/
AMBUJA CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 40.2 21.0 191.7% View Chart
P/BV x 0.6 2.1 26.6% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.8 1.7 50.7%  

Financials

 INDIA CEMENTS   AMBUJA CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    INDIA CEMENTS
Mar-18
AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-17
INDIA CEMENTS/
AMBUJA CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs226291 77.6%   
Low Rs136209 65.2%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs176.8118.8 148.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs2.39.8 23.5%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs11.415.9 71.5%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs0.803.60 22.2%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.41.4 30.7%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs171.5104.1 164.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m307.171,985.97 15.5%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x1.02.1 48.7%   
Avg P/E ratio x78.625.5 308.1%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x15.915.7 101.4%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.12.4 44.0%  
Dividend payout %34.836.8 94.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m55,598496,294 11.2%   
No. of employees `0002.4NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m4,06215,112 26.9%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th22,549.9NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,686.3NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th293.5NM-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m54,323235,984 23.0%  
Other income Rs m2453,226 7.6%   
Total revenues Rs m54,568239,211 22.8%   
Gross profit Rs m7,14738,576 18.5%  
Depreciation Rs m2,79012,195 22.9%   
Interest Rs m3,6482,058 177.3%   
Profit before tax Rs m95427,550 3.5%   
Minority Interest Rs m-43128 -34.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m-110-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m1928,229 2.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m70719,449 3.6%  
Gross profit margin %13.216.3 80.5%  
Effective tax rate %20.229.9 67.5%   
Net profit margin %1.38.2 15.8%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m19,682110,766 17.8%   
Current liabilities Rs m19,35688,677 21.8%   
Net working cap to sales %0.69.4 6.4%  
Current ratio x1.01.2 81.4%  
Inventory Days Days4738 122.8%  
Debtors Days Days4314 300.9%  
Net fixed assets Rs m73,222215,654 34.0%   
Share capital Rs m3,0823,971 77.6%   
"Free" reserves Rs m49,609202,751 24.5%   
Net worth Rs m52,691206,722 25.5%   
Long term debt Rs m28,992241 12,019.7%   
Total assets Rs m109,775355,004 30.9%  
Interest coverage x1.314.4 8.8%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.60 47,156.9%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.7 74.4%   
Return on assets %4.06.1 65.5%  
Return on equity %1.39.4 14.3%  
Return on capital %5.614.4 38.7%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m85946 1,872.1%   
Fx outflow Rs m629,760 0.6%   
Net fx Rs m797-9,714 -8.2%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m5,63334,339 16.4%  
From Investments Rs m-3,132-7,788 40.2%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-2,345-10,147 23.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m15616,635 0.9%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 28.2 0.8 3,525.0%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 50.5 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 13.6 9.4 144.7%  
FIIs % 31.8 30.6 103.9%  
ADR/GDR % 1.1 1.6 68.8%  
Free float % 25.3 8.0 316.3%  
Shareholders   96,086 179,823 53.4%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 76.2 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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INDIA CEMENTS Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Down 94.0% (Quarterly Result Update)

Nov 12, 2018 | Updated on Nov 12, 2018

For the quarter ended September 2018, INDIA CEMENTS has posted a net profit of Rs 14 m (down 94.0% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 14 bn (up 9.4% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of INDIA CEMENTS's quarterly results.

AMBUJA CEMENT Announces Quarterly Results (2QFY19); Net Profit Up 11.9% (Quarterly Result Update)

Oct 25, 2018 | Updated on Oct 25, 2018

For the quarter ended September 2018, AMBUJA CEMENT has posted a net profit of Rs 4 bn (up 11.9% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 60 bn (up 11.9% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of AMBUJA CEMENT's quarterly results.

INDIA CEMENTS 2017-18 Annual Report Analysis (Annual Result Update)

Oct 8, 2018 | Updated on Oct 8, 2018

Here's an analysis of the annual report of INDIA CEMENTS for 2017-18. It includes a full income statement, balance sheet and cash flow analysis of INDIA CEMENTS. Also includes updates on the valuation of INDIA CEMENTS.

INDIA CEMENTS Announces Quarterly Results (1QFY19); Net Profit Down 20.5% (Quarterly Result Update)

Aug 13, 2018 | Updated on Aug 13, 2018

For the quarter ended June 2018, INDIA CEMENTS has posted a net profit of Rs 210 m (down 20.5% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 14 bn (down 6.9% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of INDIA CEMENTS's quarterly results.

AMBUJA CEMENT Announces Quarterly Results (1QFY19); Net Profit Down 4.3% (Quarterly Result Update)

Jul 27, 2018 | Updated on Jul 27, 2018

For the quarter ended June 2018, AMBUJA CEMENT has posted a net profit of Rs 7 bn (down 4.3% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 68 bn (down 5.1% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of AMBUJA CEMENT's quarterly results.

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