Ambuja Cements Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cement and cement related products to individual homebuilders, masons and contractors, and architects and engineers in India.
Flawless balance sheet with solid track record.
Share Price & News
How has Ambuja Cements's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: 500425 has not had significant price volatility in the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
IN Basic Materials
1 Year Return
IN Basic Materials
Return vs Industry: 500425 underperformed the Indian Basic Materials industry which returned 22.1% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 500425 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 11.1% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Ambuja Cements's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
No news available
Is Ambuja Cements undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 500425 (₹200.95) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹161.11)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 500425 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 500425 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.1x) compared to the Basic Materials industry average (13.1x).
PE vs Market: 500425 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (16.1x) compared to the Indian market (13.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 500425 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 500425 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (1.7x) compared to the IN Basic Materials industry average (0.8x).
How is Ambuja Cements forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 16 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 500425's forecast earnings growth (8.2% per year) is above the savings rate (6.5%).
Earnings vs Market: 500425's earnings (8.2% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (20.5% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 500425's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 500425's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (9% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 500425's revenue (6.2% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 500425's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (9%).
How has Ambuja Cements performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 500425 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 500425's current net profit margins (9.3%) are higher than last year (6.3%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 500425's earnings have grown by 19.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 500425's earnings growth over the past year (53.7%) exceeds its 5-year average (19.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 500425 earnings growth over the past year (53.7%) exceeded the Basic Materials industry 34%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 500425's Return on Equity (12%) is considered low.
Return on Assets
Return on Capital Employed
How is Ambuja Cements's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 500425's short term assets (₹134.2B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹84.4B).
Long Term Liabilities: 500425's short term assets (₹134.2B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹13.4B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 500425's debt to equity ratio (0.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 500425's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 0.4% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 500425's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (9038.7%).
Interest Coverage: 500425 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
Inventory Level: 500425 has a high level of physical assets or inventory.
Debt Coverage by Assets: 500425's debt is covered by short term assets (assets are 394.9x debt).
What is Ambuja Cements's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Current dividend yield vs market & industry
Notable Dividend: 500425's dividend (0.75%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.6%).
High Dividend: 500425's dividend (0.75%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (2.55%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 500425's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 500425's dividend payments have fallen over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (12%), 500425's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: 500425's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (28.9% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Bimlendra Jha (52yo)
Mr. Bimlendra Jha has been Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director at Ambuja Cements Limited since March 1, 2019. Mr. Jha served as Chief Executive Officer of Tata Steel UK at Tata Steel Europe Limit ...
|Compliance Officer & Company Secretary||0yrs||₹10.68m||0.00010% ₹404.5k|
|CEO, MD & Additional Director||0.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Financial Officer||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Accounts & Reporting and Senior VP of Finance||5.4yrs||no data||no data|
|Senior Vice President of Technical||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Vice President of Treasury and Investor Relations||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Head of Corporate Communications||6.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Marketing Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
|Chief Corporate Officer||0yrs||no data||0.0011% ₹4.4m|
|Chief Human Resources Officer||0yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: 500425's management team is considered experienced (3.2 years average tenure).
|CEO, MD & Additional Director||0.9yrs||no data||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||13.6yrs||₹4.43m||no data|
|Principal Founder & Non-Executive Chairman||10.4yrs||₹5.55m||0.000050% ₹202.2k|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||18.5yrs||₹4.49m||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||17.6yrs||₹5.67m||no data|
|Non-Executive Independent Director||13.8yrs||₹4.26m||no data|
|Vice Chairman of the Board||2.3yrs||₹2.05m||no data|
|Non-Executive Non-Independent Director||4.2yrs||₹2.40m||no data|
|Non-Executive Non-Independent Director||4yrs||₹540.00k||no data|
|Non-Executive & Non Independent Director||0.8yrs||no data||no data|
Experienced Board: 500425's board of directors are considered experienced (7.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Ambuja Cements Limited's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Ambuja Cements Limited
- Ticker: 500425
- Exchange: BSE
- Founded: 1981
- Industry: Construction Materials
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: ₹404.476b
- Shares outstanding: 1.99b
- Website: https://www.ambujacement.com
Number of Employees
- Ambuja Cements Limited
- Elegant Business Park
- Behind Kotak Mahindra Bank
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|AMCEM||BDL (Bourse de Luxembourg)||GDR-REPR 1 ORD INR2 REG S||LU||USD||Jun 1994|
|500425||BSE (Mumbai Stock Exchange)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Aug 1998|
|AMBUJACEM||NSEI (National Stock Exchange of India)||Yes||Equity Shares||IN||INR||Aug 1998|
Ambuja Cements Limited, together with its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells cement and cement related products to individual homebuilders, masons and contractors, and architects and engineers in India. It primarily offers Portland pozzolana cement and ordinary Portland cement. The company sells its products through a network of dealers and retailers. It also exports its products. 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 headquartered in Mumbai, India. Ambuja Cements Limited is a subsidiary of Holderind Investments Limited.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/02/18 12:43|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/02/18 00:00|
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