AMBUJACEM:NSE-Ambuja Cements Limited (INR)

COMMON STOCK | Building Materials | NSE

Last Closing Price

INR 311.45

Change

+4.50 (+1.47)%

Market Cap

INR 619.22B

Volume

2.60M

Average Target Price

INR 316.81 (+1.72%)
Average Analyst Rating

Verdict

Fundamental Analysis

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About

Ambuja Cements Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and markets cement and cement related products to individual homebuilders, masons and contractors, and architects and engineers in India. The company offers Portland pozzolana cement, ordinary Portland cement, and pozzolana composite cement, as well as temperature resistant concrete blocks, Blaine Portland cement, and micro materials. It sells its products through dealers, authorized retail stockiest, retailers, and authorized sales representatives. The company was formerly known as Gujarat Ambuja Cements Limited and changed its name to Ambuja Cements Limited in April 2007. The company was incorporated in 1981 and is based in Mumbai, India. Ambuja Cements Limited operates as a subsidiary of Holderind Investments Limited.

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Largest Industry Peers for Building Materials

Symbol Name Price(Change) Market Cap Price / Earning Ratio EV/EBITDA
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INR1,835.85B 26.28 18.34
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GRASIM:NSE Grasim Industries Limited

+4.95 (+0.35%)

INR930.84B 22.53 11.61
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+19.55 (+1.05%)

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DALBHARAT:NSE Dalmia Bharat Limited

-13.80 (-0.89%)

INR289.55B 23.59 10.88
RAMCOCEM:NSE The Ramco Cements Limited

+12.60 (+1.31%)

INR231.60B 31.65 17.95
JKCEMENT:NSE J.K. Cement Limited

-13.40 (-0.48%)

INR213.46B 32.03 15.11
BIRLACORPN:NSE Birla Corporation Limited

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PRSMJOHNSN:NSE Prism Johnson Limited

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HEIDELBERG:NSE HeidelbergCement India Limited

+1.00 (+0.41%)

INR54.48B 22.59 9.53

ETFs Containing AMBUJACEM

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Market Performance

  Market Performance vs.
Industry/Classification (Building Materials)
Market Performance vs. Exchange
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
YTD  
Capital Gain 24.16% 68% D+ 72% C-
Dividend Return 0.40% 60% D- 22% F
Total Return 24.56% 68% D+ 72% C-
Trailing 12 Months  
Capital Gain 85.55% 31% F 53% F
Dividend Return 11.17% 100% A+ 97% A+
Total Return 96.72% 44% F 58% F
Trailing 5 Years  
Capital Gain 41.60% 61% D- 59% F
Dividend Return 12.12% 95% A 85% B
Total Return 53.72% 61% D- 61% D-
Average Annual (5 Year Horizon)  
Capital Gain 2.23% 50% F 46% F
Dividend Return 1.88% 95% A 86% B
Total Return 4.11% 56% F 49% F
Risk Return Profile  
Volatility (Standard Deviation) 25.62% 81% B- 85% B
Risk Adjusted Return 16.05% 56% F 56% F
Market Capitalization 619.22B 91% A- 96% A
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 87%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

Key Financial Ratios

  Ratio vs. Industry/Classification
(Building Materials)
Ratio vs. Market
  Value Sector Median Percentile Rank Grade Market Median Percentile Rank Grade
Market Value  
Price / Earning Ratio 22.46 41% F 46% F
Price/Book Ratio 2.70 31% F 32% F
Price / Cash Flow Ratio 12.81 31% F 33% F
EV/EBITDA 9.03 56% F 63% D
Management Effectiveness  
Return on Equity 10.55% 48% F 65% D
Return on Invested Capital 12.61% 91% A- 79% C+
Return on Assets 6.01% 69% D+ 78% C+
Debt to Equity Ratio 0.19% 82% B- 83% B
Technical Ratios  
Short Ratio N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Short Percent N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A
Beta 0.62 94% A 80% B-
Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage Letter Grade Percentage
A+ 97%-100% A 93%-96% A- 90%-92%
B+ 97%-89% B 83%-86% B- 80%-82%
C+ 77%-79% C 73%-76% C- 70%-72%
D+ 67%-69% D 63%-66% D- 60%-62%
F 0%-59%

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Analyst Rating

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Fundamental Analysis Breakdown

This is a composite scorecard based on the application of evaluation criteria deemed most important by analysts. This is not a buy or sell recommendation.

What to like:
High market capitalization

This is one of the largest entities in its sector and is among the top quartile. Such companies tend to be more stable.

Low volatility

The stock’s annual returns have been stable and consistent compared to its sector peers(for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile. Although stability is good, also keep in mind it can limit returns.

Superior total returns

The stock has outperformed its sector peers on average annual total returns basis in the past 5 years (for a hold period of at least 12 months) and is in the top quartile.

Superior capital utilization

The company management has delivered better return on invested capital in the most recent 4 quarters than its peers, placing it in the top quartile.

Low debt

The company is less leveraged than its peers ,, and is among the top quartile, which makes it more flexible. However, do check the news and look at its sector. Sometimes this is low because the company is not growing and has no growth potential.

Positive cash flow

The company had positive total cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Positive free cash flow

The company had positive total free cash flow in the most recent four quarters.

Superior Revenue Growth

This stock has shown top quartile revenue growth in the previous 5 years compared to its sector.

High Gross Profit to Asset Ratio

This stock is in the top quartile compared to its peers on Gross Profit to Asset Ratio. This is a popular measure among value investors for showing superior returns in the long run.

What to not like:
Overpriced compared to earnings

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to earning basis and is above the sector median.

Overpriced compared to book value

The stock is trading high compared to its peers median on a price to book value basis.

Overpriced on cashflow basis

The stock is trading high compared to its peers on a price to cash flow basis. It is priced above the median for its sectors. Proceed with caution if you are considering to buy.

Poor return on equity

The company management has delivered below median return on equity in the most recent 4 quarters compared to its peers.