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RCF vs GHCL - Comparison Results

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Incorporated in 1978 with the reorganisation of the erstwhile Fertiliser Corporation of India, Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers (RCF) is one of India's leading manufacturers and marketers of a wide range of chemical fertilisers and a series of ind... More


Gujarat Heavy Chemicals Ltd. (GHCL), is into manufacture of di-sodium carbonate (soda ash), dense ash and marine salt. The company ended FY98 with its highest ever production of soda ash at 403 thousand tonnes. Production of salt was also at an all t... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 21.6 5.2 417.6% View Chart
P/BV x 0.9 1.1 84.7% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.2 2.4 51.4%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs112301 37.0%   
Low Rs72190 37.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs132.2340.8 38.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs1.435.8 4.0%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs3.947.7 8.2%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs0.605.00 12.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %0.72.0 32.1%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs53.1196.4 27.0%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m551.6998.03 562.8%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -ESOS-  
Price / Sales ratio x0.70.7 96.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x64.16.9 935.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x23.45.1 455.5%  
Price / Book Value ratio x1.71.2 138.2%  
Dividend payout %42.014.0 300.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m50,56224,042 210.3%   
No. of employees `0003.35.1 65.6%   
Total wages/salary Rs m5,7382,012 285.1%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th21,850.86,572.2 332.5%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,719.4395.8 434.4%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th236.2689.6 34.3%   
Net Sales Rs m72,91633,413 218.2%  
Other income Rs m612155 394.8%   
Total revenues Rs m73,52933,568 219.0%   
Gross profit Rs m2,6687,594 35.1%  
Depreciation Rs m1,3701,169 117.2%   
Interest Rs m6261,273 49.2%   
Profit before tax Rs m1,2845,306 24.2%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-10-   
Tax Rs m4941,801 27.4%   
Profit after tax Rs m7883,506 22.5%  
Gross profit margin %3.722.7 16.1%  
Effective tax rate %38.533.9 113.5%   
Net profit margin %1.110.5 10.3%  
Current assets Rs m39,68411,995 330.8%   
Current liabilities Rs m24,24411,082 218.8%   
Net working cap to sales %21.22.7 775.2%  
Current ratio x1.61.1 151.2%  
Inventory Days Days3784 44.2%  
Debtors Days Days14832 466.0%  
Net fixed assets Rs m20,62427,085 76.1%   
Share capital Rs m5,517980 562.8%   
"Free" reserves Rs m23,78018,275 130.1%   
Net worth Rs m29,29719,255 152.2%   
Long term debt Rs m3,2017,020 45.6%   
Total assets Rs m64,20639,949 160.7%  
Interest coverage x3.15.2 59.0%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.10.4 30.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x1.10.8 135.8%   
Return on assets %2.212.0 18.4%  
Return on equity %2.718.2 14.8%  
Return on capital %5.925.0 23.4%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m05,697 0.0%   
Fx outflow Rs m12,0066,976 172.1%   
Net fx Rs m-12,006-1,279 938.8%   
From Operations Rs m10,7815,302 203.4%  
From Investments Rs m-4,957-2,712 182.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-5,875-2,584 227.4%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-516 -845.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 80.0 12.1 661.2%  
Foreign collaborators % 0.0 5.5 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 8.1 6.3 128.6%  
FIIs % 2.3 7.5 30.7%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 9.6 68.6 14.0%  
Shareholders   82,087 63,986 128.3%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 47.3 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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Aug 13, 2019 | Updated on Aug 13, 2019

For the quarter ended June 2019, RCF has posted a net profit of Rs 81 m (down 64.6% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 24 bn (up 24.0% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of RCF's quarterly results.

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Jul 30, 2019 | Updated on Jul 30, 2019

For the quarter ended June 2019, GHCL has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (up 68.0% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 9 bn (up 16.1% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of GHCL's quarterly results.

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May 24, 2019 | Updated on May 24, 2019

Here's an analysis of the annual report of GHCL for 2018-19. It includes a full income statement, balance sheet and cash flow analysis of GHCL. Also includes updates on the valuation of GHCL.

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May 8, 2019 | Updated on May 8, 2019

For the quarter ended March 2019, RCF has posted a net profit of Rs 485 m (up 64.1% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 23 bn (up 15.0% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of RCF's quarterly results.

GHCL Announces Quarterly Results (4QFY19); Net Profit Up 44.3% (Quarterly Result Update)

Apr 26, 2019 | Updated on Apr 26, 2019

For the quarter ended March 2019, GHCL has posted a net profit of Rs 1 bn (up 44.3% YoY). Sales on the other hand came in at Rs 9 bn (up 25.1% YoY). Read on for a complete analysis of GHCL's quarterly results.

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