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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 26.2 20.5 128.1% View Chart
P/BV x 3.4 2.1 157.3% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.5 1.3 38.6%  

Financials

 THE RAMCO CEMENTS   AMBUJA CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    THE RAMCO CEMENTS
Mar-18
AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
THE RAMCO CEMENTS/
AMBUJA CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs831282 294.7%   
Low Rs648185 350.3%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs187.8101.2 185.6%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs24.05.6 424.9%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs36.413.0 280.1%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.002.80 107.1%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.41.2 33.8%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs174.397.7 178.3%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m235.581,985.97 11.9%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BBESOS-  
Price / Sales ratio x3.92.3 170.6%   
Avg P/E ratio x30.841.4 74.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x20.317.9 113.1%  
Price / Book Value ratio x4.22.4 177.6%  
Dividend payout %12.549.6 25.2%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m174,211463,724 37.6%   
No. of employees `0003.0NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m3,04913,972 21.8%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th14,580.8NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,004.8NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th1,862.4NM-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m44,238200,940 22.0%  
Other income Rs m3275,181 6.3%   
Total revenues Rs m44,565206,121 21.6%   
Gross profit Rs m11,12131,192 35.7%  
Depreciation Rs m2,93514,632 20.1%   
Interest Rs m6001,405 42.7%   
Profit before tax Rs m7,91320,336 38.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m4888 54.9%   
Prior Period Items Rs m0-3,067 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-386 0.0%   
Tax Rs m2,3115,760 40.1%   
Profit after tax Rs m5,65111,211 50.4%  
Gross profit margin %25.115.5 161.9%  
Effective tax rate %29.228.3 103.1%   
Net profit margin %12.85.6 228.9%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m13,00481,480 16.0%   
Current liabilities Rs m18,56475,470 24.6%   
Net working cap to sales %-12.63.0 -420.2%  
Current ratio x0.71.1 64.9%  
Inventory Days Days4639 117.8%  
Debtors Days Days3614 263.1%  
Net fixed assets Rs m54,215219,854 24.7%   
Share capital Rs m2363,971 5.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m40,815190,067 21.5%   
Net worth Rs m41,051194,039 21.2%   
Long term debt Rs m4,188236 1,776.0%   
Total assets Rs m71,580327,330 21.9%  
Interest coverage x14.215.5 91.7%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.10 8,394.8%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.6 100.7%   
Return on assets %8.73.9 226.5%  
Return on equity %13.85.8 238.2%  
Return on capital %18.99.5 200.1%  
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 m351364 96.5%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,8246,322 44.7%   
Net fx Rs m-2,473-5,958 41.5%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m11,24428,151 39.9%  
From Investments Rs m-4,900-40,988 12.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-7,930-9,608 82.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-1,586-7,693 20.6%  

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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