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Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Performance

Days Range

Low: ₹794.75
High: ₹810.45
Previous Close ₹797.80
Open ₹797.80
Volume 62,482
Day’s Range ₹794.75 - ₹810.45
52W Range ₹622.00 - ₹868.80
Market Cap ₹5,848.76 Cr

Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Fundamentals

ROCE (TTM) 3.56
P/E Ratio (TTM) -48.89
P/B Ratio 0.97
Industry P/E 42.23
Debt to Equity 0.09
ROE 1.38
EPS (TTM) 0
Dividend Yield 2.96
Book Value 816.98
Face Value 10

Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals Financials

Mar 2023Jun 2023Sep 2023Dec 2023
Net Sales1,138.12912.81971.3920.9
Expenses983.07947.581,021.31,009.64
Profit before tax114.61-57.16-18.45-122.51
Operating Profit71.04-57.16-18.37-115.12
Net Profit71.04-57.16-18.37-115.12
EPS in Rs9.68-7.78-2.5-15.68

About Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals

Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd (GACL) is engaged in the manufacturing of Caustic Soda Lye. It was incorporated on March 29, 1973, by Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation Limited (GIIC), a wholly owned company of the Government of Gujarat, as a core promoter. The company was listed on the stock exchanges in 1975. In 1976, GACL started its operations with a capacity of 37,425 MTPA from its Mercury Cell process at its Plant.

GACL has been following the strategy of continuous capacity expansion in core areas since its inception. The first stage of the Caustic Soda Plant expansion in 1981 was by raising the capacity to 70,425 MTPA, followed by a diversification programme to produce 2000 MTPA of Sodium Cyanide in 1982. In 1984, the company undertook a second stage of expansion to increase the capacity of the Caustic Soda Plant to 103,425 MTPA. In 1994, the company converted the second Mercury Cell to a Membrane Cell. 

In 1996, it established a manufacturing facility for producing 11000 MTA Hydrogen Peroxide (100%) at the Vadodara Complex to utilise Hydrogen gas, a co-product of the Caustic Soda Process. In 2007, Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Ltd (GACL) received the National Award for Excellence In Cost Management-2006 from the Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India (ICWAI).

In 2011, It commissioned its new 14000 TPA Hydrogen Peroxide Plant (on a 100% basis) at Dahej Complex. In 2015, GACL commenced a piped supply of products from the Dahej plant. In 2017, National Aluminium Company Ltd (NALCO) and GACL established a joint venture, GNAL, to set up the ₹1,800-crore caustic soda plant. In 2020, the company updated that all plants at its Baroda Complex have started operating at full capacity.

Business Segments

The company operates through only one business segment, i.e., chemicals. Under this segment, it manufactures several products, such as caustic soda, special chlorine derivatives, sodium chlorate, caustic potash, chloromethane, phosphorus, etc.

Subsidiaries

As of March 31, 2023, the company reported no subsidiaries.

Key Personnel

Shri Swaroop P, Managing Director

Shri Swaroop P is the company’s current managing director (MD). Shri Swaroop P. is an IAS Officer of the 2003 batch. Before joining GACL, he held various important positions in the Government of Gujarat (GoG), such as Assistant Collector in Rajula in Amreli District, District Development Officer (DDO), Panchmahals, etc. He has also been the Managing Director of Uttar Gujarat Vij Company Limited and  Managing Director of Industrial Extension Bureau (iNDEXTb). 

He has a Bachelor of Physiotherapy and a Master of Science in Applied Psychology. He did his Master’s in International Development Policy from Sanford School of Public Policy, Duke University, U.S.A. He is Commissioner of Land Reforms and ex-officio Secretary to Government, Revenue Department, Gandhinagar.

Corporate Actions

The company has no history of bonus issues, stock splits, or other corporate actions.

Parent Organisation Indian Private
Founded 1973
Managing Director Hasmukh Adhia
NSE Symbol GUJALKALI

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What is the Share price of Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals (GUJALKALI)?

Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals (GUJALKALI) share price as of April 23, 2024, on NSE is Rs 799.80 (NSE) and Rs 797.45 (BSE) on BSE.

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Is Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals a Debt free Company?

No, Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals is not a debt free company.

What is the main business of Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals?

The main business of Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals is to produce industrial chemical products, including caustic soda, special chlorine derivatives, caustic potash, sodium chlorate, chloromethane, hydrogen peroxide, and phosphoric acid.

Who are the promoters of Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals?

The top promoters of Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals are Gujarat State Investments Limited, Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation Limited, Gujarat Mineral Development Corporation Ltd, Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, Gujarat Maritime Board, and Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers Company Limited.

What are the Subsidiaries that comes under Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals?

The only subsidiary that comes under Gujarat Alkalies & Chemicals is GACL-NALCO Alkalies & Chemicals Pvt. Ltd.