Ambuja Cements (BOM:500425)

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The Hindu Business Line  Feb 18  Comment 
Ambuja Cements, a Holcim group company, has reported four per cent increase in the December quarter net profit at ₹329 crore (₹316 crore) due to better realisation and tax write back of ₹44 cro...
The Economic Times  Feb 18  Comment 
Analysts are of view that volume growth of 3-4 per cent YoY will aid revenues while higher freight and energy costs are likely to impact margins.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 16  Comment 
Ambuja Cements and bearings maker SKF India will announce their quarterly financial numbers on Wednesday. Ambuja Cements’ revenues and net profits have declined sequentially in the September quart...
The Economic Times  Feb 3  Comment 
'Ambuja Cements Ltd is a ‘BUY’ call with a target of Rs 262 and a stop loss of Rs 248.'
The Economic Times  Feb 2  Comment 
'Ambuja Cements Ltd is a 'SELL' call with a target of Rs 240 and a stop loss of Rs 250.'
The Economic Times  Jan 28  Comment 
Cement manufacturer ACC's stock is likely to outperform Ambuja Cements’ in the short term if one goes by the historical statistical pattern of 'normalised price ratio' between the two stocks.
The Economic Times  Jan 20  Comment 
Ambuja Cements Ltd is a 'BUY' call with a target of Rs 264 and a stop loss of Rs 240
The Economic Times  Dec 19  Comment 
'Ambuja Cements Ltd is a 'BUY' call with a target of Rs 232 and a stop loss of Rs 222.'
The Economic Times  Dec 16  Comment 
"Ambuja Cements is a 'Buy' call with a target of Rs 231 and a stop loss of Rs 225."
The Hindu Business Line  Dec 9  Comment 
Tribunal meet to keep DLF in focus DLF shares willl remain in focus as the Securities Appellate Tribunal will hear DLF and its senior executives’ plea against SEBI ruling on Wednes...




 
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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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