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Ambuja Cements Ltd

Updated on January 20, 2020

Stock/Share Code - AMBUJACEM

Ambuja Cements Limited is an India-based holding company, which is engaged in the manufacture of clinkers and cement.

Below is the details of AMBUJACEM Ambuja Cements Ltd

Market Cap₹40,636 Cr.
Current Price ₹195.85 as on 10 Dec 19
52 Week High / Low Price₹244 / ₹184.1
Face Value₹2
Stock P/E23.34
Book Value₹108.34
Dividend Yield0.73 %
ROCE8.37 %
ROE7.69 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)6.44 %
IndustryCement - North India
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Pros: Company is virtually debt free. Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 45.63%
Cons: The company has delivered a poor growth of 4.46% over past five years. Tax rate seems low Company has a low return on equity of 6.80% for last 3 years.

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Ambuja Cements Ltd Peer Comparison in Cement

S.No. Name CMP Rs. P/E Mar Cap Rs.Cr. Div Yld % NP Qtr Rs.Cr. Qtr Profit Var % Qtr Sales Var % Sales Qtr Rs.Cr. ROCE %
1. UltraTech Cem. ₹4,038.65 37.36 ₹122,923.64 Cr. 0.26 ₹579.1 Cr. 63.38 4.01 9620.47 10.22
2. Shree Cement ₹20,106.6 55.83 ₹75,757.12 Cr. 0.28 ₹310.62 Cr. 50.06 5.22 3004.45 12.61
3. Ambuja Cem. 23.34 ₹40,636.23 Cr. 0.73 ₹234.61 Cr. 31.36 0.47 2626.11 8.37
4. ACC ₹1,436.35 15.56 ₹28,584.04 Cr. 0.92 ₹302.53 Cr. 44.68 2.77 3528.31 16.06
5. J K Cements ₹1,150.75 23.49 ₹8,940.71 Cr. 0.86 ₹79.51 Cr. 60.14 11.86 1317.63 12.81
6. Century Textiles ₹488.65 6.83 ₹5,170.95 Cr. 1.62 ₹201.53 Cr. 42.94 -17.96 885.18 18.83
7. Birla Corpn. ₹58.05 13.10 ₹5,037.99 Cr. 1.15 ₹88.34 Cr. 442.30 11.08 1626.86 8.02
8. Heidelberg Cem. ₹177.3 16.82 ₹4,316.98 Cr. 2.10 ₹58.15 Cr. 16.11 7.47 522.16 24.83

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Ambuja Cements Ltd Fundamentals

Quarterly Results

Quarterly reports are issued by companies every three months. Most companies have a financial year-end of Mar. 31 and quarters that end on June 30, Sept. 30, Dec. 31 and March 31.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Dec 2016Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019Jun 2019Sep 2019
YOY Sales Growth %-6.5%5.22%12.04%15.24%22.05%11.85%5.69%12.58%5.47%2.27%-1.28%0.47%
Material Cost %11.6%9.2%8.06%11.67%4.06%7.4%7%11.78%7.38%8.77%9.8%8.14%
Employee Cost %6.7%6.55%5.94%6.95%5.99%5.92%5.83%6.25%5.97%5.71%5.67%6.39%
Operating Profit335394651354541507622358404463698440
OPM %15%15%23%15%20%18%21%14%14%16%23%17%
Other Income4110256153485119148-452405863
Profit before tax205312547336424393658251204555605348
Tax %13%21%28%19%20%31%24%29%-163%23%32%33%
Net Profit179247392272338272499179537427412235
EPS in Rs0.901.241.981.371.701.372.510.902.712.152.081.18

Profit & Loss

The profit and loss (P&L) statement is a financial statement that summarizes the revenues, costs and expenses incurred during a specified period, usually a fiscal quarter or year. The P&L statement is synonymous with the income statement. These records provide information about a company's ability or inability to generate profit" by increasing revenue, reducing costs or both. Some refer to the P&L statement as a statement of profit and loss, income statement, statement of operations, statement of financial results or income, earnings statement or expense statement.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Dec 2007Dec 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018TTM
Sales Growth %-10.48%10.28%14.85%4.41%16.11%14.31%-5.73%8.81%-5.2%-2.34%13.71%8.6%%
Material Cost %7%8.19%14.23%7.27%7.41%4.86%8.86%8.56%8.78%8.12%8.09%8.3%%
Manufacturing Cost %29.04%34.31%31.47%37.47%38.64%39.07%38.13%32.09%30.77%28.28%29.44%30.41%%
Employee Cost %3.53%4.22%3.82%4.65%5.4%4.94%5.5%5.85%6.26%6.43%6.32%5.98%%
Other Cost %23.9%25.23%23.77%26.25%25.5%26.35%29.25%34.08%37.93%38.78%37.58%38.66%%
Operating Profit2,0161,7071,8671,7781,9532,3991,6671,9281,5311,6921,9401,8912,005
OPM %37%28%27%24%23%25%18%19%16%18%19%17%18%
Other Income1,009555256320248143402429358510359246316
Profit before tax2,7121,9701,8031,6621,7031,9021,5141,7831,1721,2791,6191,5061,712
Tax %35%29%32%24%28%32%14%16%31%27%23%1%
Net Profit1,7691,4021,2181,2641,2291,2971,2951,4968089321,2501,4871,611
EPS in Rs11.038.847.597.837.507.837.768.714.634.696.297.498.12
Dividend Payout %30%24%30%31%40%43%43%52%54%60%57%20%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 6.44%
  • 5 Years:: 4.46%
  • 3 Years:: 6.44%
  • TTM:: 1.67%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 2.98%
  • 5 Years:: 5.48%
  • 3 Years:: 29.82%
  • TTM:: 35.17%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 8.04%
  • 5 Years:: -2.18%
  • 3 Years:: -0.36%
  • 1 Year:: -5.89%

Balance Sheet

A balance sheet is a financial statement that reports a company's assets, liabilities and shareholders' equity at a specific point in time, and provides a basis for computing rates of return and evaluating its capital structure. It is a financial statement that provides a snapshot of what a company owns and owes, as well as the amount invested by shareholders. It is used alongside other important financial statements such as the income statement and statement of cash flows in conducting fundamental analysis or calculating financial ratios.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Dec 2007Dec 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Jun 2019
Share Capital304305305306307308309310310397397397397
Equity Capital304.48304.52304.74305.97306.87308.44309.17309.95310.38397.13397.13397.13
Other Liabilities1,5761,8832,2572,9923,5063,5723,5693,9033,9894,1844,8384,3894,241
Trade Payables573.96881.71922.281106.28951.16995.06718.7744.57735.15877.261138.371249.7846.02
Total Liabilities6,5677,8458,89310,38611,62512,42013,09514,03514,32923,57024,83525,44125,788
Fixed Assets2,9603,1933,4405,6286,1865,8626,0636,2276,0925,9425,7225,6645,678
Gross Block5231.055706.946224.138778.829702.2910183.6310826.1911429.0812012.656788.847139.177607.73
Accumulated Depreciation2271.192514.192784.093151.073515.834321.264763.665201.975920.62847.231417.181944.13
Other Assets1,6212,3722,0113,2014,0874,3824,5494,9455,5965,4636,8707,3537,585
Trade receivables145.68224.6152.2128.18240.85213.37231.51227.98286.36395.77307.97470.26624.68
Cash Equivalents642.58851.84880.681648.172069.082253.722341.092458.122848.392578.523497.073329.973579.95
Loans n Advances245.25352.85292.65522.61343.2388.33476.76488.15565.95518.63860.73930.99115.5
Other Assets etc6.224.282.710.46508.91542.18565.63882.631000.281032.751152.051344.362002.47
Total Assets6,5677,8458,89310,38611,62512,42013,09514,03514,32923,57024,83525,44125,788

Cash Flows

Cash flow is the net amount of cash and cash-equivalents being transferred into and out of a business. At the most fundamental level, a company’s ability to create value for shareholders is determined by its ability to generate positive cash flows, or more specifically, maximize long-term free cash flow.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Dec 2007Dec 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Cash from Operating Activity1,5529682,1261,8761,5331,8571,2871,6751,5531,4161,836596
Profit from operations2095.421816.581971.691937.12025.982539.31665.751949.421572.211702.091932.931813.52
Working Capital Changes-117.87-248.38470.04-24.73-20.31-41.9493.5714.7822.7932.45213.57-592.23
Taxes paid-425.79-592.69-315.3-36.76-472.21-639.87-472.58-288.93-42.19-318.71-310.07-625.05
Cash from Investing Activity-163-931-1,194-527-448-393-522-460-83-3,469-173-254
Fixed Assets Purchased-793.34-1661.44-1347.54-850.86-655.37-691.51-773.44-823.41-621.38-391.05-544.62-597.33
Fixed Assets Sold271.8319.913.6416.6232.094.7736.43.244.527.891.943.72
Investments purchased-729.6400-22.770-23.03000-3500.2700
Investments sold0576.1152.29237.4859.1671.89118.8992.45148.2056.1644.18
Cash from Financing Activity-1,124-473-466-475-475-504-663-717-897-683-749-503
Proceeds from Shares32.291.247.3853.7446.2383.0736.8142.5525.6000
Proceeds from Borrowings50113.749.9458.857.2205.8603.5914.1310.522.71
Repayment of Borrowings-575.32-146.39-113.64-143.71-56.77-6.52-8.14-11.330-10.06-13.230
Interest Paid-33.01-51.21-19.56-19.37-25.12-27.54-64.62-31.83-38.93-35.95-114.28-74.5
Dividends Paid-583.08-390.23-333.11-364.07-426.81-489.94-554.94-617.3-744.35-551.59-555.04-398.29
Net Cash Flow264-436466873610960101498573-2,736915-160

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Dec 2007Dec 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
ROCE %42%31%29%23%22%26%16%18%11%9%9%8%
Debtor Days1013861089811161115
Inventory Turnover11.148.008.629.219.2810.159.5210.9010.5610.0310.519.75

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