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THE RAMCO CEMENTS vs AMBUJA CEMENT - Comparison Results

THE RAMCO CEMENTS    Change

Madras Cements Ltd is the flagship company of Ramco Group, a well-known business group of South India. Based in Chennai, Madras Cements has a total cement capacity of 10.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA), all of which is located in Southern India. Th... 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

    THE RAMCO CEMENTS AMBUJA CEMENT THE RAMCO CEMENTS/
AMBUJA CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 25.0 38.2 65.5% View Chart
P/BV x 5.3 2.8 187.9% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.4 1.0 43.1%  

Financials

 THE RAMCO CEMENTS   AMBUJA CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    THE RAMCO CEMENTS
Mar-16
AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
THE RAMCO CEMENTS/
AMBUJA CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs428282 151.8%   
Low Rs279185 150.8%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs151.4101.2 149.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs23.55.6 415.5%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs34.713.0 267.0%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.002.80 107.1%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.81.2 70.8%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs129.197.7 132.1%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m238.071,985.97 12.0%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -ESOS-  
Price / Sales ratio x2.32.3 101.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x15.141.4 36.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x10.217.9 56.7%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.72.4 114.6%  
Dividend payout %12.849.6 25.8%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m84,158463,724 18.1%   
No. of employees `0002.8NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m2,59913,972 18.6%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th12,664.3NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th913.3NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th1,962.3NM-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m36,043200,940 17.9%  
Other income Rs m9035,181 17.4%   
Total revenues Rs m36,946206,121 17.9%   
Gross profit Rs m10,63931,192 34.1%  
Depreciation Rs m2,68614,632 18.4%   
Interest Rs m1,8211,405 129.6%   
Profit before tax Rs m7,03520,336 34.6%   
Minority Interest Rs m-188 -1.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m0-3,067 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-386 0.0%   
Tax Rs m1,4495,760 25.2%   
Profit after tax Rs m5,58511,211 49.8%  
Gross profit margin %29.515.5 190.2%  
Effective tax rate %20.628.3 72.7%   
Net profit margin %15.55.6 277.7%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m13,03881,480 16.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m14,89775,470 19.7%   
Net working cap to sales %-5.23.0 -172.4%  
Current ratio x0.91.1 81.1%  
Inventory Days Days5639 141.7%  
Debtors Days Days4714 342.1%  
Net fixed assets Rs m50,792219,854 23.1%   
Share capital Rs m2383,971 6.0%   
"Free" reserves Rs m29,230190,067 15.4%   
Net worth Rs m30,733194,039 15.8%   
Long term debt Rs m10,710236 4,541.9%   
Total assets Rs m70,249327,330 21.5%  
Interest coverage x4.915.5 31.4%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.30 28,676.4%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.50.6 83.6%   
Return on assets %10.53.9 273.5%  
Return on equity %18.25.8 314.5%  
Return on capital %21.49.5 225.9%  
Exports to sales %1.10.2 716.3%   
Imports to sales %13.01.7 750.6%   
Exports (fob) Rs m400311 128.5%   
Imports (cif) Rs m4,6933,486 134.6%   
Fx inflow Rs m401364 110.3%   
Fx outflow Rs m4,7176,322 74.6%   
Net fx Rs m-4,315-5,958 72.4%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m10,67428,151 37.9%  
From Investments Rs m-2,336-40,988 5.7%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-8,081-9,608 84.1%  
Net Cashflow Rs m257-7,693 -3.3%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 42.3 0.8 5,287.5%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 50.5 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 17.1 9.4 181.9%  
FIIs % 20.3 30.6 66.3%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 1.6 -  
Free float % 20.2 8.0 252.5%  
Shareholders   21,021 179,823 11.7%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 3.6 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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