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SAURASHTRA CEMENT vs AMBUJA CEMENT - Comparison Results

SAURASHTRA CEMENT    Change

Saurashtra Cement, promoted by the Mahendra Mehta Group is primarily engaged in manufacturing and marketing cement.

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

    SAURASHTRA CEMENT AMBUJA CEMENT SAURASHTRA CEMENT/
AMBUJA CEMENT
 
P/E (TTM) x 33.0 37.9 87.0% View Chart
P/BV x 2.0 2.8 72.3% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.0 1.0 -  

Financials

 SAURASHTRA CEMENT   AMBUJA CEMENT
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    SAURASHTRA CEMENT
Jun-99
AMBUJA CEMENT
Dec-16
SAURASHTRA CEMENT/
AMBUJA CEMENT
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs34282 12.1%   
Low Rs19185 10.3%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs35.9101.2 35.5%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs-2.75.6 -47.0%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs0.413.0 2.9%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs02.80 0.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %01.2 0.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs33.497.7 34.2%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m47.161,985.97 2.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -ESOS-  
Price / Sales ratio x0.72.3 32.0%   
Avg P/E ratio x-10.041.4 -24.2%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x69.417.9 386.9%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.82.4 33.2%  
Dividend payout %049.6 0.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m1,250463,724 0.3%   
No. of employees `0002.5NA-   
Total wages/salary Rs m12513,972 0.9%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th677.6NM-  
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th50.0NM-  
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th-50.0NM-  
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m1,694200,940 0.8%  
Other income Rs m1055,181 2.0%   
Total revenues Rs m1,799206,121 0.9%   
Gross profit Rs m17231,192 0.6%  
Depreciation Rs m14314,632 1.0%   
Interest Rs m2591,405 18.4%   
Profit before tax Rs m-12520,336 -0.6%   
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 m05,760 0.0%   
Profit after tax Rs m-12511,211 -1.1%  
Gross profit margin %10.215.5 65.4%  
Effective tax rate %028.3 0.0%   
Net profit margin %-7.45.6 -132.3%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m1,42281,480 1.7%   
Current liabilities Rs m63775,470 0.8%   
Net working cap to sales %46.33.0 1,549.3%  
Current ratio x2.21.1 206.8%  
Inventory Days Days8439 214.8%  
Debtors Days Days6114 442.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m2,470219,854 1.1%   
Share capital Rs m4723,971 11.9%   
"Free" reserves Rs m598190,067 0.3%   
Net worth Rs m1,576194,039 0.8%   
Long term debt Rs m599236 254.0%   
Total assets Rs m4,258327,330 1.3%  
Interest coverage x0.515.5 3.3%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.40 31,276.3%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.40.6 64.8%   
Return on assets %3.13.9 81.6%  
Return on equity %-7.95.8 -137.3%  
Return on capital %6.29.5 65.1%  
Exports to sales %00.2 0.0%   
Imports to sales %1.51.7 88.5%   
Exports (fob) Rs mNA311 0.0%   
Imports (cif) Rs m263,486 0.7%   
Fx inflow Rs m30364 8.3%   
Fx outflow Rs m946,322 1.5%   
Net fx Rs m-64-5,958 1.1%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m028,151 0.0%  
From Investments Rs mNA-40,988 0.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs mNA-9,608 0.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m0-7,693 0.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 28.5 0.8 3,562.5%  
Foreign collaborators % 35.3 50.5 69.9%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 14.7 9.4 156.4%  
FIIs % 0.0 30.6 -  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 1.6 -  
Free float % 21.4 8.0 267.5%  
Shareholders   0 179,823 -  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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