Ambuja Cements (BOM:500425)

The Economic Times  Sep 3  Comment 
Shares of Ambuja Cements gained 5.25 per cent in trade on Thursday and was among the top large cap gainers on BSE.
The Hindu Business Line  Sep 3  Comment 
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The Economic Times  Sep 1  Comment 
'Ambuja Cements is a 'BUY' call with a target of Rs 220 and a stop loss of Rs 201'
The Economic Times  Aug 26  Comment 
Ambuja Cements Ltd is a 'SELL' call with a target of Rs 190 and a stop loss of Rs 215.
The Hindu Business Line  Aug 21  Comment 
Ambuja Cements traded firm to emerge the top gainer on the NSE in the morning session on Friday. At 11.04 am the share was trading at Rs 226 against Rs 223.95 at close yesterday. This was a gain o...
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 27  Comment 
Fall in cement prices by 10% led to lower profit in June quarter
The Economic Times  Jul 27  Comment 
Total standalone income of the firm fell by 8 per cent to Rs 2,510.5 crore in April-June quarter FY2015 from Rs 2,720.1 crore in the same quarter of FY2014.
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 7  Comment 
Nestle India has paid Rs 20 crore to Ambuja Cements for destroying Maggi instant noodles, which were found to be harmful for human consumption by the food regulators in the country.Ambuja C...
The Economic Times  Jul 2  Comment 
'Buy Ambuja Cements with a target of Rs 248 and a stop loss of Rs 232'
The Economic Times  Jul 1  Comment 
'Ambuja Cements Ltd. is a 'BUY' call with a target of Rs 250 and a stop loss of Rs 230'


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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