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SAURASHTRA CEMENT vs INDIA CEMENTS - Comparison Results

SAURASHTRA CEMENT    Change

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

INDIA CEMENTS 
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Established in 1946, India Cements Ltd (ICL) is the largest cement producer in South India with 28% market share. With three plants in Tamil Nadu and four in Andhra Pradesh, the company has a cement manufacturing capacity of 15.6 mtpa. It caters to a... More

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Current Valuations

    SAURASHTRA CEMENT INDIA CEMENTS SAURASHTRA CEMENT/
INDIA CEMENTS
 
P/E (TTM) x 33.0 30.4 108.7% View Chart
P/BV x 2.0 1.0 195.3% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 0.0 0.6 -  

Financials

 SAURASHTRA CEMENT   INDIA CEMENTS
EQUITY SHARE DATA
    SAURASHTRA CEMENT
Jun-99
INDIA CEMENTS
Mar-17
SAURASHTRA CEMENT/
INDIA CEMENTS
5-Yr Chart
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High Rs34174 19.6%   
Low Rs1983 22.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs35.9190.8 18.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs-2.75.3 -49.9%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs0.414.3 2.7%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs01.00 0.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %00.8 0.0%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs33.4168.5 19.8%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m47.16307.17 15.4%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ---  
Price / Sales ratio x0.70.7 109.5%   
Avg P/E ratio x-10.024.2 -41.3%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x69.49.0 772.3%  
Price / Book Value ratio x0.80.8 104.0%  
Dividend payout %018.8 0.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m1,25039,471 3.2%   
No. of employees `0002.52.7 93.5%   
Total wages/salary Rs m1253,821 3.3%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th677.621,926.2 3.1%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th50.01,429.6 3.5%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th-50.0610.1 -8.2%   
INCOME DATA
Net Sales Rs m1,69458,609 2.9%  
Other income Rs m105193 54.4%   
Total revenues Rs m1,79958,802 3.1%   
Gross profit Rs m1729,003 1.9%  
Depreciation Rs m1432,760 5.2%   
Interest Rs m2593,800 6.8%   
Profit before tax Rs m-1252,636 -4.7%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-75 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m010 0.0%   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m00-   
Tax Rs m0940 0.0%   
Profit after tax Rs m-1251,631 -7.7%  
Gross profit margin %10.215.4 66.1%  
Effective tax rate %035.7 0.0%   
Net profit margin %-7.42.8 -265.2%  
BALANCE SHEET DATA
Current assets Rs m1,42219,406 7.3%   
Current liabilities Rs m63724,212 2.6%   
Net working cap to sales %46.3-8.2 -565.1%  
Current ratio x2.20.8 278.5%  
Inventory Days Days8448 175.3%  
Debtors Days Days6133 188.5%  
Net fixed assets Rs m2,47073,941 3.3%   
Share capital Rs m4723,082 15.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m59848,668 1.2%   
Net worth Rs m1,57651,749 3.0%   
Long term debt Rs m59924,515 2.4%   
Total assets Rs m4,258109,347 3.9%  
Interest coverage x0.51.7 30.5%   
Debt to equity ratio x0.40.5 80.2%  
Sales to assets ratio x0.40.5 74.2%   
Return on assets %3.15.0 63.4%  
Return on equity %-7.93.2 -251.7%  
Return on capital %6.28.4 73.8%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %1.50-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs m26NA-   
Fx inflow Rs m301,632 1.8%   
Fx outflow Rs m945,952 1.6%   
Net fx Rs m-64-4,320 1.5%   
CASH FLOW
From Operations Rs m07,565 0.0%  
From Investments Rs mNA-1,555 0.0%  
From Financial Activity Rs mNA-5,988 0.0%  
Net Cashflow Rs m023 0.0%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 28.5 28.2 101.1%  
Foreign collaborators % 35.3 0.0 -  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 14.7 13.6 108.1%  
FIIs % 0.0 31.8 -  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 1.1 -  
Free float % 21.4 25.3 84.6%  
Shareholders   0 96,086 -  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 76.2 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster

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