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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 40.1 15.1 265.3% View Chart
P/BV x 4.4 2.0 219.1% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.4 0.7 59.6%  

Financials

 THE RAMCO CEMENTS   AMBUJA CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    THE RAMCO CEMENTS
Mar-18
AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-18
THE RAMCO CEMENTS/
AMBUJA CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs831280 296.8%   
Low Rs648189 343.8%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs187.8131.1 143.2%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs24.015.0 160.2%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs36.420.8 175.4%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs3.001.50 200.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.40.6 63.4%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs174.3112.7 154.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m235.581,985.65 11.9%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions BB--  
Price / Sales ratio x3.91.8 220.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x30.815.6 197.0%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x20.311.3 180.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x4.22.1 204.1%  
Dividend payout %12.510.0 124.8%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m174,211465,139 37.5%   
No. of employees `0003.05.2 58.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m3,04915,244 20.0%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th14,580.850,272.1 29.0%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,004.82,942.8 34.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th1,862.45,738.8 32.5%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m44,238260,409 17.0%  
Other income Rs m3273,714 8.8%   
Total revenues Rs m44,565264,124 16.9%   
Gross profit Rs m11,12140,108 27.7%  
Depreciation Rs m2,93511,539 25.4%   
Interest Rs m6001,705 35.2%   
Profit before tax Rs m7,91330,578 25.9%   
Minority Interest Rs m48125 38.5%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-1,518 0.0%   
Tax Rs m2,311-542 -426.7%   
Profit after tax Rs m5,65129,727 19.0%  
Gross profit margin %25.115.4 163.2%  
Effective tax rate %29.2-1.8 -1,648.9%   
Net profit margin %12.811.4 111.9%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m13,004124,215 10.5%   
Current liabilities Rs m18,56483,943 22.1%   
Net working cap to sales %-12.615.5 -81.3%  
Current ratio x0.71.5 47.3%  
Inventory Days Days4641 111.7%  
Debtors Days Days3618 199.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m54,215217,736 24.9%   
Share capital Rs m2363,971 5.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m40,815219,734 18.6%   
Net worth Rs m41,051223,705 18.4%   
Long term debt Rs m4,188397 1,055.4%   
Total assets Rs m71,580373,407 19.2%  
Interest coverage x14.218.9 74.9%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.10 5,751.4%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.60.7 88.6%   
Return on assets %8.78.4 103.7%  
Return on equity %13.813.3 103.6%  
Return on capital %18.913.8 137.3%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m35128 1,257.7%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,8249,896 28.5%   
Net fx Rs m-2,473-9,869 25.1%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m11,24417,266 65.1%  
From Investments Rs m-4,900-7,662 63.9%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-7,930-7,422 106.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-1,5862,196 -72.2%  

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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Nov 6, 2018 | Updated on Nov 6, 2018

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