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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 36.4 22.4 163.0% View Chart
P/BV x 0.7 2.3 28.8% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.9 1.2 72.0%  

Financials

 INDIA CEMENTS   AMBUJA CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    INDIA CEMENTS
Mar-17
AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
INDIA CEMENTS/
AMBUJA CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs174282 61.7%   
Low Rs83185 44.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs190.8101.2 188.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs5.35.6 94.0%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs14.313.0 109.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs1.002.80 35.7%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.81.2 64.9%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs168.597.7 172.4%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m307.171,985.97 15.5%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -ESOS-  
Price / Sales ratio x0.72.3 29.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x24.241.4 58.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x9.017.9 50.1%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.82.4 31.9%  
Dividend payout %18.849.6 38.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m39,471463,724 8.5%   
No. of employees `0002.7NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m3,82113,972 27.3%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th21,926.2NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,429.6NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th610.1NM-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m58,609200,940 29.2%  
Other income Rs m1935,181 3.7%   
Total revenues Rs m58,802206,121 28.5%   
Gross profit Rs m9,00331,192 28.9%  
Depreciation Rs m2,76014,632 18.9%   
Interest Rs m3,8001,405 270.4%   
Profit before tax Rs m2,63620,336 13.0%   
Minority Interest Rs m-7588 -85.7%   
Prior Period Items Rs m10-3,067 -0.3%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-386 0.0%   
Tax Rs m9405,760 16.3%   
Profit after tax Rs m1,63111,211 14.5%  
Gross profit margin %15.415.5 99.0%  
Effective tax rate %35.728.3 125.9%   
Net profit margin %2.85.6 49.9%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m19,40681,480 23.8%   
Current liabilities Rs m24,21275,470 32.1%   
Net working cap to sales %-8.23.0 -274.1%  
Current ratio x0.81.1 74.2%  
Inventory Days Days4839 122.5%  
Debtors Days Days3314 234.9%  
Net fixed assets Rs m73,941219,854 33.6%   
Share capital Rs m3,0823,971 77.6%   
"Free" reserves Rs m48,668190,067 25.6%   
Net worth Rs m51,749194,039 26.7%   
Long term debt Rs m24,515236 10,396.5%   
Total assets Rs m109,347327,330 33.4%  
Interest coverage x1.715.5 10.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.50 38,982.7%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.6 87.3%   
Return on assets %5.03.9 128.8%  
Return on equity %3.25.8 54.5%  
Return on capital %8.49.5 88.3%  
Exports to sales %00.2 0.0%   
Imports to sales %01.7 0.0%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNA311 0.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs mNA3,486 0.0%   
Fx inflow Rs m1,632364 448.8%   
Fx outflow Rs m5,9526,322 94.1%   
Net fx Rs m-4,320-5,958 72.5%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m7,56528,151 26.9%  
From Investments Rs m-1,555-40,988 3.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-5,988-9,608 62.3%  
Net Cashflow Rs m23-7,693 -0.3%  

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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