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Ambuja Cements Ltd

Updated on September 16, 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₹41,808 Cr.
Current Price ₹206.8 as on 22 Sep 20
52 Week High / Low Price₹231.85 / ₹136.55
Face Value₹2
Stock P/E27.11
Book Value₹114.57
Dividend Yield0.71 %
ROCE9.37 %
ROE7.06 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)8.26 %
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 32.24%
Cons: The company has delivered a poor growth of 3.27% over past five years. Company has a low return on equity of 7.02% 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. ₹3,883.15 20.71 ₹112,675.29 Cr. 0.33 ₹797.43 Cr. -29.29 -33.15 7633.75 12.35
2. Shree Cement ₹18,982.45 49.26 ₹73,182.58 Cr. 0.54 ₹329.6 Cr. -13.19 -24.91 2480.14 15.51
3. Ambuja Cements 27.11 ₹41,807.76 Cr. 0.71 ₹453.37 Cr. 10.03 -27.04 2176.75 9.37
4. ACC ₹1,360.65 21.22 ₹24,821.72 Cr. 1.06 ₹270.92 Cr. -40.54 -37.29 2602.24 19.13
5. J K Cements ₹1,503.95 27.39 ₹11,509.88 Cr. 0.50 ₹52.28 Cr. -61.82 -27.91 1004.85 17.09
6. Birla Corpn. ₹50.8 11.03 ₹4,745.36 Cr. 1.22 ₹65.77 Cr. -53.23 -35.13 1221.97 12.21
7. Heidelberg Cem. ₹178.8 18.04 ₹4,292.05 Cr. 3.97 ₹48.94 Cr. -38.07 -30.81 407.70 27.63
8. Star Cement ₹85.4 15.19 ₹3,722.17 Cr. 1.11 ₹43.31 Cr. -48.37 -36.65 291.97 18.05

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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

Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019Jun 2019Sep 2019Dec 2019Mar 2020Jun 2020
Sales -2,3222,7152,8633,0172,6142,8632,9282,9842,6263,1362,8282,177
YOY Sales Growth %15.24%22.05%11.85%5.69%12.58%5.47%2.27%-1.11%0.47%9.52%-3.42%-27.04%
Expenses -1,9672,1742,3552,3952,2562,4592,4642,2852,1862,5882,2241,582
Material Cost %11.67%4.06%7.40%7.00%11.78%7.51%8.77%9.78%8.14%11.58%8.89%10.64%
Employee Cost %6.95%5.99%5.92%5.83%6.25%5.97%5.71%5.66%6.39%5.39%6.09%6.87%
Operating Profit354541507622358404463698440547603595
OPM %15%20%18%21%14%14%16%23%17%17%21%27%
Other Income153485119148-4524058636688192
Profit before tax336424393658251204555605348441530640
Tax %19%20%31%24%29%-163%23%32%33%-3%25%29%
Net Profit272338272499179537427412235455399453
EPS in Rs1.371.701.372.510.902.712.

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 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019TTM
Sales -6,0856,9897,2978,4729,6859,1299,9349,4179,19710,45711,35711,66810,766
Sales Growth %10.28%14.85%4.41%16.11%14.31%-5.73%8.81%-5.20%-2.34%13.71%8.60%2.74%
Expenses -4,3785,1225,5196,5197,2857,4628,0057,8857,5048,5179,4669,5198,581
Material Cost %8.19%14.23%7.27%7.41%4.86%8.86%8.56%8.78%8.12%8.09%8.33%9.65%
Manufacturing Cost %34.31%31.47%37.47%38.64%39.07%38.13%32.09%30.77%28.28%29.44%30.39%29.98%
Employee Cost %4.39%3.93%4.73%5.42%4.94%5.50%5.85%6.26%6.43%6.32%5.98%5.76%
Other Cost %25.06%23.66%26.17%25.48%26.35%29.25%34.08%37.93%38.78%37.58%38.65%36.19%
Operating Profit1,7071,8671,7781,9532,3991,6671,9281,5311,6921,9401,8912,1492,186
OPM %28%27%24%23%25%18%19%16%18%19%17%18%20%
Other Income555256320248143402429358510359246427409
Profit before tax1,9701,8031,6621,7031,9021,5141,7831,1721,2791,6191,5061,9481,959
Tax %29%32%24%28%32%14%16%31%27%23%1%22%
Net Profit1,4021,2181,2641,2291,2971,2951,4968089321,2501,4871,5291,542
EPS in Rs8.847.597.837.507.837.768.714.634.696.297.497.707.76
Dividend Payout %24%30%31%40%43%43%52%54%60%57%20%19%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 5.26%
  • 5 Years:: 3.27%
  • 3 Years:: 8.26%
  • TTM:: -5.46%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 2.29%
  • 5 Years:: 1.28%
  • 3 Years:: 17.91%
  • TTM:: -8.49%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 5.27%
  • 5 Years:: -0.74%
  • 3 Years:: -9.35%
  • 1 Year:: 4.03%

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 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019Jun 2020
Share Capital -305305306307308309310310397397397397397
Equity Capital305305306307308309310310397397397397397
Other Liabilities -1,8552,2272,9263,4233,4653,4393,7683,8223,9674,6304,1344,7444,137
Trade Payables8829221,1069519355576186808151,0471,1099361
Advance from Customers0006668606251831008779
Other liability items9731,3051,8202,4062,4632,8213,0883,0913,0693,4832,9383,7304,137
Total Liabilities7,8168,86410,32011,54212,31312,96513,90114,16223,35324,62725,18726,99127,888
Fixed Assets -3,1933,4405,6286,1865,8626,0636,2276,0925,9425,7225,6645,8126,000
Gross Block5,7076,2248,7799,70210,18410,82611,42912,0136,7897,1397,6088,279
Accumulated Depreciation2,5142,7843,1513,5164,3214,7645,2025,9218471,4171,9442,467
Other Assets -2,3441,9823,1364,0044,2754,4194,8115,4305,2466,6627,0998,2818,706
Trade receivables225152128241213232228286396308470513379
Cash Equivalents8528811,6482,0692,2542,3412,4582,8482,5793,4973,3304,6995,419
Loans n Advances353293523343388477488566519861916892595
Other asset items-24-27-654264354357488348169441,1051,2221,309
Total Assets7,8168,86410,32011,54212,31312,96513,90114,16223,35324,62725,18726,99127,888

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 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
Cash from Operating Activity -9682,1261,8761,5331,8571,2871,6751,5531,4161,8365722,484
Profit from operations1,8171,9721,9372,0262,5391,6661,9491,5721,7021,9331,8142,177
Other WC items000077123000000
Working capital changes-248470-25-20-4294152332214-617388
Direct taxes-592-315-37-472-640-473-289-42-319-310-625-81
Other operating items-000000000000
Exceptional CF items-800000000000
Cash from Investing Activity --931-1,194-527-448-393-522-460-83-3,469-173-254-735
Fixed assets purchased-1,661-1,348-851-655-692-773-823-621-391-545-597-1,118
Fixed assets sold2041732536358246
Investments purchased00-230-23000-3,500000
Investments sold576522375972119921480564428
Interest received7397100164256250227264277127148216
Dividends received4120000600161162141133
Invest in subsidiaries-600-36-160-100000
Loans to subsidiaries000-510000000
Investment in group cos000-10-10000000
Shares acq cancelled000000000020
Acquisition of companies0000000-2-14000
Inter corporate deposits0000-6-28-8-1-0000
Other investing items27-2-8310-126-9125-10255-1
Cash from Financing Activity --473-466-475-475-504-663-717-897-683-749-478-387
Proceeds from shares175446833743260000
Proceeds from borrowings11450595706041410231
Repayment of borrowings-146-114-144-57-7-8-110-10-1300
Investment subsidy000000000000
Interest paid fin-51-20-19-25-28-65-32-39-36-114-51-56
Dividends paid-390-333-364-427-490-555-617-744-552-555-397-298
Share application money000000000000
Other financing items-0-57-61-70-64-78-99-143-100-77-53-34
Net Cash Flow-436466873610960101498573-2,736915-1601,362

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Dec 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018Dec 2019
ROCE %31%29%23%22%26%16%18%11%9%9%8%9%
Debtor Days1386108981116111516
Inventory Turnover2.402.982.812.882.932.993.423.232.813.093.003.33

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