Ambuja Cements (BOM:500425)

The Hindu Business Line  Oct 17  Comment 
The outlook for Ambuja Cements is bearish. The stock has been in a strong downtrend since early September. It fell 2.7 per cent on Monday. With this fall the stock has broken the ₹249-₹262 sideways r...
The Economic Times  Oct 5  Comment 
The brokerage believes completion of group restructuring and enhanced operating synergies will enable the company to improve its market gains
The Economic Times  Sep 28  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 270 and a stop loss at Rs 252 from entry point
The Economic Times  Sep 1  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 304.0 and a stop loss at Rs 274.0 from entry point
The Economic Times  Aug 22  Comment 
Merger with ACC and market consolidation in the key markets will further aid ACL to regain growth trajectory.
The Economic Times  Aug 22  Comment 
Cement stocks would continue to do well next weeks and some more gains can be seen in ACC and Ambuja Cements, said K Anant Rao.
The Economic Times  Aug 16  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 278.0 and a stop loss at Rs 256.0 from entry point
The Economic Times  Aug 11  Comment 
Sell Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 300.5 and a stop loss at Rs 309.0 from entry point
The Economic Times  Jul 26  Comment 
Operating Ebitda for the quarter under review was at Rs 601 crore as against Rs 384 crore an year ago, up 56.5 per cent.


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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