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HEIDELBERG CEMENT vs AMBUJA CEMENT - Comparison Results

HEIDELBERG CEMENT    Change

Heidelberg Cement India Ltd was earlier Mysore Cement. The name was changed after German cement giant Heidelberg Cement acquired the company from Kolkatabased original promoter Sudarshan Kumar Birla group in 2006. Through its 100% holding company Cem... 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

    HEIDELBERG CEMENT AMBUJA CEMENT HEIDELBERG CEMENT/
AMBUJA CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 21.3 22.5 94.6% View Chart
P/BV x 3.7 2.3 158.0% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.3 1.2 103.5%  

Financials

 HEIDELBERG CEMENT   AMBUJA CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    HEIDELBERG CEMENT
Mar-17
AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
HEIDELBERG CEMENT/
AMBUJA CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs151282 53.4%   
Low Rs82185 44.1%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs75.8101.2 74.9%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs3.45.6 59.6%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs7.713.0 59.5%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs2.002.80 71.4%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.71.2 143.7%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs42.797.7 43.7%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m226.611,985.97 11.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -ESOS-  
Price / Sales ratio x1.52.3 66.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x34.541.4 83.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x15.017.9 83.6%  
Price / Book Value ratio x2.72.4 113.8%  
Dividend payout %59.549.6 119.9%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m26,298463,724 5.7%   
No. of employees `0001.4NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m1,14813,972 8.2%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th12,436.4NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th831.0NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th551.8NM-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m17,175200,940 8.5%  
Other income Rs m2375,181 4.6%   
Total revenues Rs m17,412206,121 8.4%   
Gross profit Rs m2,78931,192 8.9%  
Depreciation Rs m99214,632 6.8%   
Interest Rs m8981,405 63.9%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,13620,336 5.6%   
Minority Interest Rs m088 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m0-3,067 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-386 0.0%   
Tax Rs m3745,760 6.5%   
Profit after tax Rs m76211,211 6.8%  
Gross profit margin %16.215.5 104.6%  
Effective tax rate %32.928.3 116.3%   
Net profit margin %4.45.6 79.5%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m4,65981,480 5.7%   
Current liabilities Rs m7,51875,470 10.0%   
Net working cap to sales %-16.63.0 -556.5%  
Current ratio x0.61.1 57.4%  
Inventory Days Days3039 75.5%  
Debtors Days Days314 19.2%  
Net fixed assets Rs m18,834219,854 8.6%   
Share capital Rs m2,2663,971 57.1%   
"Free" reserves Rs m7,403190,067 3.9%   
Net worth Rs m9,670194,039 5.0%   
Long term debt Rs m5,752236 2,439.3%   
Total assets Rs m24,076327,330 7.4%  
Interest coverage x2.315.5 14.6%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.60 48,949.9%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.70.6 116.2%   
Return on assets %6.93.9 178.9%  
Return on equity %7.95.8 136.4%  
Return on capital %13.29.5 139.4%  
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 m0364 0.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m9566,322 15.1%   
Net fx Rs m-956-5,958 16.0%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m3,61428,151 12.8%  
From Investments Rs m-402-40,988 1.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-3,147-9,608 32.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m64-7,693 -0.8%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 0.8 -  
Foreign collaborators % 69.4 50.5 137.4%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 6.6 9.4 70.2%  
FIIs % 4.8 30.6 15.7%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 1.6 -  
Free float % 19.2 8.0 240.0%  
Shareholders   50,443 179,823 28.1%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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