Ambuja Cements (BOM:500425)

The Economic Times  Aug 7  Comment 
Analysts believe that the acquisition will make sense for Ambuja Cements, Adani Cement and Dalmia Bharat.
The Economic Times  Aug 3  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 275 and a stop loss at Rs 260 from entry point.
The Economic Times  Jul 24  Comment 
The company’s net sales (net of excise duty) increased by 14.7% at Rs 6,145 crore.
Reuters  Jul 24  Comment 
Ambuja Cements Ltd, part of the world's No.1 cement producer LafargeHolcim Ltd, posted an about 12 percent increase in quarterly consolidated net profit on Monday, boosted by higher cement sales volume.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 3  Comment 
Shares of Ambuja Cements may remain in action, as it has secured a limestone block at Nandgaon Ekodi in Maharashtra. The company has secured limestone resource of 42 million tonnes at a final bid pr...
The Economic Times  Jun 23  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 265 and a stoploss at Rs 234 from entry point
The Economic Times  May 31  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 260 and a stoploss at Rs 234 from entry point
The Economic Times  May 16  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 277.0 and a stop loss at Rs 255 from entry point
The Hindu Business Line  May 15  Comment 
The well thought out merger of ACC and Ambuja Cements is expected to be less disruptive on operations and employee as they have already formed a joint venture company OneIndia BSC. The Bengaluru-ba...
The Hindu Business Line  May 9  Comment 
Last week, cement manufacturers Ambuja Cements and ACC, both part of the LafargeHolcim group, announced that they were evaluating options for a merger. If it goes through, it is expected to make the ...


Ambuja Cements Limited is the largest cement company in India (by market capitalization).

Business Overview

Ambuja Cements Limited was earlier known as Gujarat Ambuja Cements Limited (GACL). The company was set up in 1986. In this short span Ambuja Cements has achieved massive growth and presently, the total cement capacity of the company is 18.5 million tonnes. The company has three subsidiaries, viz, Ambuja Cement Rajasthan Limited (ACRL), Ambuja Cement Eastern Limited (ACEL) and Ambuja Cement India Limited (ACIL). Ambuja also has a strategic investment in ACC through its subsidiary (ACIL).

Ambuja cement is the first company to introduce the concept of bulk cement movement by sea in India. This resulted in speedier transportation and brought many coastal markets within easy reach. Ambuja Cements has a port terminal at Muldwarka, Gujarat. It is an all weather port that handles ships with 40,000 DWT. The port has a fleet of seven ships with a capacity of 20500 DWT to ferry bulk cement to the packaging units. The company has bulk cement terminals at Surat, Panvel, and Galle. The Surat terminal has a storage capacity of 15,000 tonnes and Panvel terminal has a storage capacity of 17,500 tonnes. Both the terminals have bulk cement unloading facility. The port at Galle, 120 km from Colombo, Sri Lanka, handles million tonnes of cement annually.

The company is expanding its clinker capacity by 4.5 million tonnes, cement capacity by 6 million tonnes and power generation capacity by 178 MW at different locations with total investment of Rs.3350 crore. On completion of all these projects, the cement capacity of the company shall go up from 16 million tonnes to 22 million tonnes.

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