Ambuja Cements (BOM:500425)

The Economic Times  Mar 28  Comment 
Ambuja Cements Ltd is a ‘BUY’ call with a target of Rs 203 and a stop loss of Rs 187.
The Economic Times  Mar 25  Comment 
Nifty was witnessing a rangebound session as traders resorted to profit booking after the benchmarks hit all-time high in previous session.
The Economic Times  Mar 21  Comment 
Ambuja Cements Ltd is a ‘SELL’ call with a target of Rs 179 and a stop loss of Rs 185.
The Economic Times  Mar 20  Comment 
Ambuja Cements Ltd is a ‘BUY’ call with a target of Rs 200 and a stop loss of Rs 185.
The Economic Times  Feb 26  Comment 
At current level it makes a lot of sense although valuations wise it is more or less fully priced, said Baliga.
The Economic Times  Feb 24  Comment 
Ambuja Cements Ltd is a 'BUY' call with a target of Rs 174 and a stop loss of Rs 157.
The Hindu Business Line  Feb 12  Comment 
Ambuja Cements Ltd has put on hold mining operations at its Himachal Pradesh plants following a notice from the Ministry of Environment and Forests. “While complying with the notice of the...
The Economic Times  Feb 7  Comment 
Shares of Ambuja Cements today jumped over 5 per cent after the company's standalone net profit for the October-December quarter rose by 49 per cent.
The Economic Times  Feb 7  Comment 
Ambuja Cements MD Onne Van Der Weijde who is driving the Ambuja, ACC restructuring plan has offered to resign, sources with direct knowledge said.
The Economic Times  Feb 6  Comment 
Ambuja Cements' standalone net profit for the October-December quarter rose by 49 per cent to Rs 316.50 crore on lower sales because of poor demand.


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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