Ambuja Cements (BOM:500425)

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...
The Economic Times  Apr 29  Comment 
The global brokerage firm raised their earnings per share (EPS0 estimates by 4%-8% and forecast 30 per cent EPS CAGR for CY16-18.
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 29  Comment 
Shares of mining major Vedanta rose over 5 per cent after the company managed to lower its net loss at Rs 11,181.26 crore in the March quarter. The stock gained 4.85 per cent to Rs 104.85 on the B...
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 28  Comment 
Ambuja Cements today reported 4.4 per cent decline in net profit at Rs 304 crore for the quarter ended March 31, 2016 compared with Rs 318 crore in the same period last year.The company’s net sales d...
The Hindu Business Line  Apr 27  Comment 
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The Economic Times  Apr 27  Comment 
Buy Tech Mahindra with a target of Rs 236 and a stop loss of Rs 223


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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