Ambuja Cements (BOM:500425)

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The Economic Times  Jul 21  Comment 
Ambuja Cements ended up 1.5% at Rs 266 after hitting a 52-week high of Rs 267.70 intraday and ACC ended up 4.1% at Rs 1,700 after hitting a 52-week high of Rs 1,716.75 during the session.
The Economic Times  Jul 21  Comment 
The stock was among the top percentage gainers on the National Stock exchange (NSE).
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 20  Comment 
Nod for ₹17,238-cr Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power project
The Economic Times  Jul 13  Comment 
Ambuja Cements is a low beta stock (0.71) and is trading well above its 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving average of Rs 234.22, Rs 224.01 and Rs 212.56, respectively
The Economic Times  Jul 11  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 270 and a stop loss at Rs 250 from entry point
The Economic Times  Jun 15  Comment 
Ambuja Cements is a high beta stock (1.30) and is trading well above its 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving average of Rs 224.35, Rs 213.34 and Rs 208.71, respectively
The Economic Times  Jun 13  Comment 
The company is unlikely to undertake major expansion projects and acquire assets.
The Economic Times  Jun 8  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements with a target of Rs 245 and a stop loss of Rs 228.50
The Economic Times  May 13  Comment 
Ambuja Cements is a low beta stock (0.71) and is trading well above its 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving averages at Rs 217.95, Rs 207.35 and Rs 209.17 respectively
The Hindu Business Line  May 2  Comment 
Shares of fertiliser makers (GNFC, Chambal Fert, Zuari, Mangalore Fertiliers), cement firms (ACC, Ambuja Cements, UltraTech and Shree Cement) and power producers (Tata Power, Adani Power and Reliance...




 
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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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