Ambuja Cements (BOM:500425)

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 
Ambuja Cement’s Q2 profit after tax jumped 76 per cent while ACC’s grew by 81.7 per cent. Both Ambuja Cement and ACC beat market expectations.
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.
The Economic Times  Jul 26  Comment 
Ambuja Cements is projected to report a net profit of Rs 332 crore, according to Thomson Reuters Starmine data, compared with Rs 226 crore reported for last year.
The Economic Times  Jul 26  Comment 
Maruti Suzuki, Dr Reddy’s Labs, Ambuja Cements and IDFC twins will be among the companies, which will announce their June quarter earnings during the day.
The Economic Times  Jul 21  Comment 
Ambuja Cements ended up 1.5% at Rs 266 after hitting a 52-week high of Rs 267.70 intraday and ACC ended up 4.1% at Rs 1,700 after hitting a 52-week high of Rs 1,716.75 during the session.
The Economic Times  Jul 21  Comment 
The stock was among the top percentage gainers on the National Stock exchange (NSE).
The Hindu Business Line  Jul 20  Comment 
Nod for ₹17,238-cr Neyveli Uttar Pradesh Power project
The Economic Times  Jul 13  Comment 
Ambuja Cements is a low beta stock (0.71) and is trading well above its 50-day, 100-day and 200-day moving average of Rs 234.22, Rs 224.01 and Rs 212.56, respectively


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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