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Ambuja Cements Ltd

Updated on April 14, 2019

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₹42,106 Cr.
Current Price ₹233.4 as on 18 Apr 19
52 Week High / Low Price₹256 / ₹188.5
Face Value₹2
Stock P/E26.04
Book Value₹105.82
Dividend Yield1.70 %
ROCE8.76 %
ROE6.35 %
Sales Growth (3yrs)1.69 %
IndustryCement - North India
Listed onBSE  AND  NSE
Company WebsiteCompany Website
Pros: Company is virtually debt free. Promoter's stake has increased Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 56.88%
Cons: The company has delivered a poor growth of 1.53% over past five years. Company has a low return on equity of 6.49% 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. Ambuja Cem. 18.43 ₹42,105.61 Cr. 1.70 ₹974.29 Cr. 163.74 9.00 6728.68 13.62
2. UltraTech Cem. ₹4,259.95 51.46 ₹105,090.04 Cr. 0.27 ₹393.67 Cr. -13.73 18.85 9389.62 12.11
3. Ambuja Cem. 26.04 ₹42,105.61 Cr. 1.70 ₹537.37 Cr. 97.21 5.47 2863.33 8.76
4. ACC ₹1,699.45 17.57 ₹26,708.98 Cr. 1.83 ₹732.35 Cr. 256.05 11.49 3895.60 15.51
5. Shree Cement ₹19,693.85 49.16 ₹57,809.31 Cr. 0.30 ₹301.29 Cr. -9.61 20.75 2780.63 18.08
6. Century Textiles ₹940.55 15.94 ₹8,958.55 Cr. 0.81 ₹134.27 Cr. 49.29 -7.23 951.11 14.10
7. Star Cement ₹108.5 12.85 ₹4,112.63 Cr. 1.02 ₹83.69 Cr. -8.43 10.33 416.43 21.01
8. J K Cements ₹884 20.13 ₹5,605.04 Cr. 1.25 ₹60.91 Cr. -16.61 13.06 1273.19 15.57

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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

Mar 2016Jun 2016Sep 2016Dec 2016Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018
YOY Sales Growth %-1.25%1.57%-4.55%-6.5%5.22%12.04%15.24%22.05%11.85%5.69%12.58%5.47%
Material Cost %6.33%7.99%26.96%11.6%9.2%8.06%11.67%4.06%7.4%7%11.78%7.38%
Employee Cost %6.05%6.16%6.84%6.7%6.55%5.94%6.95%5.99%5.92%5.83%6.25%5.97%
Operating Profit452598308335394651354541507622358404
OPM %19%23%15%15%15%23%15%20%18%21%14%14%
Other Income1251701744110256153485119148-45
Profit before tax175596303205312547336424393658251204
Tax %69%24%18%13%21%28%19%20%31%24%29%-163%
Net Profit54452248179247392272338272499179537

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 2006Dec 2007Dec 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017TTM
Sales Growth %%-10.43%10.24%14.83%4.38%16.18%14.14%-5.73%8.81%-5.2%-2.34%13.59%%
Material Cost %6.21%6.99%8.17%14.22%7.27%7.4%4.86%8.86%8.56%8.78%8.12%8.1%%
Manufacturing Cost %31.84%28.99%34.27%31.44%37.44%38.58%39.07%38.13%32.09%30.77%28.28%29.38%%
Employee Cost %3.48%3.53%4.22%3.81%4.65%5.39%4.94%5.5%5.85%6.26%6.43%6.33%%
Other Cost %24.08%24.02%25.33%23.85%26.31%25.61%26.35%29.25%34.08%37.93%38.78%37.61%%
Operating Profit2,1222,0161,7071,8671,7781,9532,3991,6671,9281,5311,6921,9401,891
OPM %34%36%28%27%24%23%25%18%19%16%18%19%17%
Other Income1591,009555256320248143402429358510359245
Profit before tax1,8422,7121,9701,8031,6621,7031,9021,5141,7831,1721,2791,6191,506
Tax %18%35%29%32%24%28%32%14%16%31%27%23%
Net Profit1,5031,7691,4021,2181,2641,2291,2971,2951,4968089321,2501,487
EPS in Rs6.3211.038.847.597.837.507.837.768.714.634.696.29
Dividend Payout %33%30%24%30%31%40%43%43%52%54%60%57%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 6.57%
  • 5 Years:: 1.53%
  • 3 Years:: 1.69%
  • TTM:: 8.67%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 0.54%
  • 5 Years:: -2.63%
  • 3 Years:: -4.48%
  • TTM:: 19.00%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 12.03%
  • 5 Years:: 8.70%
  • 3 Years:: 6.49%
  • TTM:: 6.35%

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 2006Dec 2007Dec 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017Dec 2018
Share Capital303304305305306307308309310310397397397
Equity Capital303.37304.48304.52304.74305.97306.87308.44309.17309.95310.38397.13397.13397.13
Other Liabilities1,0991,5761,8832,2572,9923,5063,5723,5693,9033,9894,1844,8284,134
Trade Payables441.01573.96881.71922.281106.28951.16995.06718.7744.57735.15877.2611031109.46
Total Liabilities5,4556,5677,8458,89310,38611,62512,42013,09514,03514,32923,57024,82525,187
Fixed Assets2,4892,9603,1933,4405,6286,1865,8626,0636,2276,0925,9425,7225,664
Gross Block4542.55231.055706.946224.138778.829702.2910183.6310826.1911429.0812012.656788.847139.17
Accumulated Depreciation2053.322271.192514.192784.093151.073515.834321.264763.665201.975920.62847.231417.18
Other Assets1,1981,6212,3722,0113,2014,0874,3824,5494,9455,5965,4636,8617,099
Trade receivables89.95145.68224.6152.2128.18240.85213.37231.51227.98286.36395.77307.97470.26
Cash Equivalents378.1642.58851.84880.681648.172069.082253.722341.092458.122848.392578.523497.073329.97
Loans n Advances313.03245.25352.85292.65522.61343.2388.33476.76488.15565.95518.63842.78114.96
Total Assets5,4556,5677,8458,89310,38611,62512,42013,09514,03514,32923,57024,82525,187

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 2006Dec 2007Dec 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
Cash from Operating Activity1,8021,5529682,1261,8761,5331,8571,2871,6751,5531,4161,854
Profit from operations2212.892095.421816.581971.691937.12025.982539.31665.751949.421572.211702.091932.93
Working Capital Changes46.28-117.87-248.38470.04-24.73-20.31-41.9493.5714.7822.7932.45231.27
Taxes paid-457.52-425.79-592.69-315.3-36.76-472.21-639.87-472.58-288.93-42.19-318.71-310.07
Cash from Investing Activity-633-163-931-1,194-527-448-393-522-460-83-3,469-214
Fixed Assets Purchased-795.38-793.34-1661.44-1347.54-850.86-655.37-691.51-773.44-823.41-621.38-391.05-562.32
Fixed Assets Sold38.97271.8319.913.6416.6232.094.7736.43.244.527.891.94
Investments purchased0-729.6400-22.770-23.03000-3500.270
Investments sold7.650576.1152.29237.4859.1671.89118.8992.45148.200
Cash from Financing Activity-889-1,124-473-466-475-475-504-663-717-897-683-749
Proceeds from Shares48.0832.291.247.3853.7446.2383.0736.8142.5525.600
Proceeds from Borrowings890.0650113.749.9458.857.2205.8603.5914.1310.5
Repayment of Borrowings-1230.27-575.32-146.39-113.64-143.71-56.77-6.52-8.14-11.330-10.06-13.23
Interest Paid-85.96-33.01-51.21-19.56-19.37-25.12-27.54-64.62-31.83-38.93-35.95-114.28
Dividends Paid-476.55-583.08-390.23-333.11-364.07-426.81-489.94-554.94-617.3-744.35-551.59-555.04
Net Cash Flow280264-436466873610960101498573-2,736892

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Dec 2006Dec 2007Dec 2008Dec 2009Dec 2010Dec 2011Dec 2012Dec 2013Dec 2014Dec 2015Dec 2016Dec 2017
ROCE %42%31%29%23%22%26%16%18%11%9%9%
Debtor Days510138610898111611
Inventory Turnover11.168.018.639.219.2910.159.5210.9010.5610.0310.50

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