Ambuja Cements (BOM:500425)

The Economic Times  4 hrs ago  Comment 
Sell Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 219 and a stop loss at Rs 236 from entry point
The Economic Times  Mar 9  Comment 
While the company would be a beneficiary of better industry fundamentals as utilization rates pick up and pricing power returns but this seems some time away for now, said CLSA in a note to clients.
The Economic Times  Feb 21  Comment 
The brokerage is worried about the near-term pricing outlook in the sector and has turned cautious on it due to concerns over the pricing environment.
The Economic Times  Feb 15  Comment 
Sell Ambuja Cements Ltd. with a target of Rs 233 and a stop loss of Rs 244
The Economic Times  Feb 6  Comment 
Reacting to the news, shares of ACC climbed as much as 5.15 per cent during the day. The scrip was trading 3.42 per cent higher at Rs 1,475.30 at around 1.50 pm (IST).
The Economic Times  Dec 30  Comment 
Buy Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 215 and a stop loss at Rs 200 from entry point
The Economic Times  Dec 22  Comment 
Sell Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 191 and a stop loss at Rs 201 from entry point
The Economic Times  Dec 13  Comment 
Sell Ambuja Cements Ltd. at a price target of Rs 193 and a stoploss at Rs 215 from entry point
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 27  Comment 
With industry capacity expansion almost complete, utilisation should improve
The Hindu Business Line  Nov 11  Comment 
Geojit BNPAmbuja Cements (Buy)CMP: ₹219.45Target: ₹272Ambuja Cements, part of the global conglomerate Lafarge Holcim, is engaged in manufacturing and marketing cement and clinker. The company’s cement...


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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