Ambuja Cements Limited is a Gujarat based cement major of India. Though Ambuja Cements Ltd. was incorporated in 1986 after the new millennium started they company grew at almost geometric progression. Today the Ambuja Cements share price tells all about it’s present business condition. It is a large cap Nifty 50 company.
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The last few years saw Ambuja Cements share price reaching new highs as the company grew manifolds. Today it is the third largest cement major in India with an annual plant capacity of over 18 million tonnes. It has, in it’s stable of manufacturing units, some of the most efficient cement producing units of the world making the manufacturing cost to a very low level. Today, as per the latest data, the Ambuja Cements Ltd. is the most cost efficient cement company in India.
Ambuja Cements Ltd. can easily achieve 100% of capacity utilization as and when required. The evolving outlook of it’s management and the urge to be the leader has introduced pioneering steps into cement sector. In 1993, The Ambuja Cements Ltd. was the first company to start a wholly new setup to send bulk of it’s produce via sea route. It became the first company in India to send cement in bulk company via sea route. Others followed suit later on. Now 10% of total cement in India follow sea route for transportation.
In 2013, Ambuja Cements Ltd. acquired Holcim (India), a wholly owned subsidiary of Holderind Investments Ltd., Mauritius and thereby acquiring 24% stake in the mother company This was later followed by merger of Holcim (India) with Ambuja cements ltd. The company was immensely benefitted by this M&A (merger & acquisition).
The Ambuja Cements Ltd. has been awarded with many national and international awards for excellence for quality as well as employee safety and environmental protection. It’s business model and philosophy made it stand apart from others.
The Bulk cement terminals are situated at Surat, Panvel, Cochin and Galle (Srilanka). The Port Terminal of Ambuja Cements Ltd. is situated at Muldwarka, Gujarat. The port is 8kms away from company’s Ambujanagar plant and is an all weather port.
Company financials – As per latest data of the Ambuja Cements Ltd., the standalone basis P/E is 42.63 against average industry PE of 36.87, EPS is Rs 5.53. Market cap is Rs 46,851 crores. The face value of share is Rs 2 which is trading at Rs. 236 (as of 16.06.17, 13.00 hrs.).
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