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Ambuja Cements Performance

Days Range

Low: ₹587.25
High: ₹608.70
Previous Close ₹592.75
Open ₹593.80
Volume 44,93,574
Day’s Range ₹587.25 - ₹608.70
52W Range ₹324.30 - ₹608.70
Market Cap ₹1,17,649 Cr

Fundamentals of Ambuja Cements

ROCE (TTM) 13.83%
P/E Ratio (TTM) 37.15
P/B Ratio 3.58
Industry P/E 39.61
Debt to Equity 0.02
ROE 8.44%
EPS (TTM) 16.5
Dividend Yield 0.42%
Book Value 166
Face Value 2

Financials of Ambuja Cements

Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023
Net Sales7,965.988,712.97,423.958,128.8
Expenses7,079.287,417.676,503.036,814.4
Profit before tax988.891,511.661,339.711,448.12
Operating Profit763.31,135.46987.241,089.55
Net Profit763.31,135.46987.241,089.55
EPS in Rs3.884.563.994.14

About Ambuja Cements

History of Ambuja Cements

Founded in 1983 by Narotam Sakhsaria and Suresh Kumar Neotia, Ambuja Cements Limited is one of the prominent cement companies in India. In 2005, the Holcim Group acquired Ambuja Cements and another company, ACC Limited. In 2022, Adani Group acquired Ambuja Cements and its subsidiary ACC Limited from the Holcim Group. Ambuja Cements offers hassle-free home-building solutions and is one of the most trusted brands in the cement sector. The company provides unique products customised for India’s climate conditions.  

The company boasts several achievements, including the operation of a captive port with four terminals to ensure timely, efficient and eco-friendly bulk cement shipments. The company also introduced innovative products like Ambuja Cool Walls, Ambuja Plus, Ambuja Cement Compocem and Ambuja Kawach. These new products not only address customer needs but also reduce carbon emissions.

Ambuja Cement is known for its responsible use of both natural and man-made resources. The company earned certifications for being water-positive eight times through conservation and increased efficiency. Additionally, the company is plastic-negative, burning over 1,26,000 tonnes of plastic waste, equivalent to 3.5 times its total plastic usage, and produces 2.7% of its power from renewable sources. 

The company has been honoured with several recognitions, including being ranked on the ‘India’s Top 50 Most Sustainable Companies’ Cross-Industry by BW Businessworld. The company was also awarded the ‘Most Innovative Loyalty Program’ at the Customer Fest Leadership – 2023. 

Business Segments of Ambuja Cements

  • Products: The company offers a wide range of products such as Ambuja Cement, Ambuja Kawach, Ambuja Plus, Ambuja Cool Walls, Ambuja Compocem, Ambuja Builcem, Ambuja Powercem, Ambuja Railcem and Alccofine micro materials. 
  • Services: They offer Individual Home Builders (IHBs) service that assists individual home builders in India to construct their dream homes. Masons and Contractors, which helps masons and contractors to grow their businesses and under Architects and engineers, they help architects and engineers by providing knowledge, tailored solutions, cost optimisation methods during construction, etc.

The subsidiary companies under Ambuja Cements include: 

  • M.G.T Cements Private Limited – This is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the company that is involved in the business of cement and cement-related products. 
  • ACC Limited – This company manufactures cement and ready-mixed concrete. Ambuja Cements has a 50.05% stake in this company. 
  • Ambuja Shipping Services Limited – This is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Ambuja Cements that is involved in shipping services.  

Key Personalities of Ambuja Cements

Gautam Adani, Non-Executive Chairman, Non-Independent Director

The Chairman and Founder of the Adani Group is Gautam Adani. Under his leadership, the company has established itself as a global integrated infrastructure player in several sectors. He is the Non-Executive Chairman and Non-Independent Director at Ambuja Cements. 

Ajay Kapur, Whole-Time Director and CEO 

Ajay Kapur joined Ambuja Cements in 1993 and has been a part of several strategic roles in the company. He has more than 30 years of expertise in the cement, construction, heavy metals and power sectors. Previously, he worked at Vedanta. He did his MBA from the K.J. Somaiya Institute of Management.  

Corporate Actions of Ambuja Cements

In 2005, Ambuja Cements announced bonus shares of a 1:2 ratio, and the ex-date was June 20, 2005. 

SWOT Analysis of Ambuja Cements

Strengths

  • The company is popular in India and offers high-quality cement that is highly resistant to all climatic conditions. 
  • The company uses the Special Performance Enhancer (SPE) technology in cement, making the concrete denser, stronger and leak-proof. 

Weakness

  • Though the company exports their products to other regions outside India, they have branches only in India. 

Opportunities 

  • The company can focus on strengthening its market position with capacity expansion. 

Threats 

  • The cement industry must follow the regulations set by the government. Not following these can adversely impact the company. 
  • The cement industry depends on resources like coal, limestone, minerals, etc. Any scarcity or unavailability of these resources can disrupt the operations of the company.
Parent Organisation Adani
Founded 1981
Managing Director Gautam Adani
NSE Symbol AMBUJACEM

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FAQs

What is the Share price of Ambuja Cements (AMBUJACEM)?

Ambuja Cements (AMBUJACEM) share price as of February 23, 2024, on NSE is Rs 603.75 (NSE) and Rs 603.50 (BSE) on BSE.

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What is the main business of Ambuja Cements?

The main business of Ambuja Cements is to manufacture clinkers and cement. Ambuja Cements Limited is one of the top cement firms in India and a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim, a global leader in creative and sustainable construction solutions.

Who are the promoters of Ambuja Cements?

The promoter of Ambuja Cements is Holderind Investment Ltd.

What are the Subsidiaries that comes under Ambuja Cements?

The subsidiaries that come under Ambuja Cements are Kakinada Cements Limited, M.G.T. Cements Private Limited, Chemical Limes Mundwa Private Limited, Dang Cement Industries Private Limited, Nepal, and Dirk India Private Limited.

What is the total Asset of Ambuja Cements?

The total asset of Ambuja Cements is Rs. 45,028 Crores.

Who is buying Ambuja Cements?

Billionaire Gautam Adani is buying Ambuja Cements.