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Ambuja Cements Ltd

BSE Code : 500425 | NSE Symbol : AMBUJACEM | ISIN:INE079A01024| SECTOR: - |



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Today’s High/Low 200.65 - 200.65

52 wk High/Low 291.50 - 189.00

Key Stats

MARKET CAP (RS CR) 38571.16
P/E 30.26
BOOK VALUE (RS) 100.5880041
DIV (%) 180
EPS (TTM) 6.42
PRICE/BOOK 1.93114478946103
DIV YIELD.(%) 1.85

News & Announcements


Ambuja Cements Ltd - Statement Of Investor Complaints For The Quarter Ended June 2018


Ambuja Cements announces board meeting date




Ambuja Cements Ltd - Regulation 33(3)(B)(I) - Publishing Of Financial Results


Ambuja Cements announces board meeting date


Ambuja Cements to conduct AGM


Ambuja Cements to hold board meeting


Board of Ambuja Cements decides to put off merger with ACC

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Select Company Name BSE Code NSE Symbol
ACC Ltd 500410 ACC
Ambuja Cement Eastern Ltd(merged) 532201
Ambuja Cement Rajasthan Ltd (Merged) 500122 AMBUJARAJN
Balaram Cements Ltd 518034
Barak Valley Cements Ltd 532916 BVCL
Basera Cements Ltd(liquidated) 530275
Binani Cement Ltd 532849 BINANICEM
Birla Corporation Ltd 500335 BIRLACORPN
Burnpur Cement Ltd 532931 BURNPUR
Century Textiles & Industries Ltd 500040 CENTURYTEX
Dhar Cement Ltd(liquated) 502076
Gangotri Cement Ltd 518093
Garden Cements Ltd 40395
Gujarat High Tech Industries Ltd 524003
Gujarat Himalaya Cements Ltd 502096
Gujarat Sidhee Cement Ltd 518029 GSCLCEMENT
HeidelbergCement India Ltd 500292 HEIDELBERG
Indo American Cement Corporation Ltd 518099
J K Cements Ltd 532644 JKCEMENT
Jaipur Udyog Ltd 502145
Jamshedpur Cement Ltd 40103
Janpriya Cement Ltd 502088
JK Lakshmi Cement Ltd 500380 JKLAKSHMI
Kalyanpur Cements Ltd 502150
Lloyd Cements Ltd 531605
Mahendra Cements Ltd 518079
Mangalam Cement Ltd 502157 MANGLMCEM
Modern Cement Industries Ltd 518081
Narmada Cement Company Ltd(merged) 502162 NARMADCEM
Nihon Nirmaan Ltd 500453 NIHONIRMAN
Nirman Cements Ltd 531954
OCL India Ltd 502165 OCL
Panchmahal Cement Ltd 502070 PANCHMACEM
Pittie Cement & Industries Ltd(liquidated) 500332 PITTIECEM
Prism Johnson Ltd 500338 PRSMJOHNSN
Prudential Cements Ltd (Wound-up) 518059
Radhakisan Cement Ltd 502079
Ranisagar Cement Company Ltd 518107
RCC Cements Ltd 531825
Sahas Cements Ltd 531124
Samruddhi Cement Ltd(merged) 533209 SAMRUDDHI
Sanghi Industries Ltd 526521 SANGHIIND
Saurashtra Cement Ltd 502175 SAURASHCEM
Scan Projects Ltd 531797
Shree Cement Ltd 500387 SHREECEM
Shree Digvijay Cement Co. Ltd 502180 SHREDIGCEM
Shree I-Jee Cement Industries Ltd 518089
Shri Hariganga Cement Ltd 502083
Shubham Industries Ltd 518087
Sigma Cements Ltd 518113
Somani Cement Company Ltd 518071 SOMANICEM
Star Cement Ltd 540575 STARCEMENT
Sukhchain Cements Ltd 518095
Udaipur Cement Works Ltd 530131 JKUDYOG
UltraTech Cement Ltd 532538 ULTRACEMCO
Vaishno Cement Co Ltd 526941
Varun Cements Ltd 518109
Vedvyas Cement Ltd 531195
Vinay Cements Ltd 518051
Vishwakarma Cements Ltd 518097
Zodiac Cements Ltd 532082

Share Holding

Category No. of shares Percentage
Total Foreign 351538972 17.71
Total Institutions 252154198 12.70
Total Govt Holding 0 0.00
Total Non Promoter Corporate Holding 17487395 0.88
Total Promoters 1253156361 63.11
Total Public & others 111308303 5.61
Total 1985645229 100
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About Ambuja Cements Ltd

Ambuja Cements Ltd, a part of the global conglomerate LafargeHolcim, is among the leading cement companies in India. The company sells cement under the Ambuja brand. Ambuja Cements Ltd (ACL) was incorporated in the year 1981 as Ambuja Cements Pvt Ltd. The company was established as a joint venture between the public sector Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation (GIIC) and Narottam Sekhsaria & Associates. In May 19, 1983, the company was rehabilitated into a public limited company. Subsequently, the company name was changed to Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd. Further, the name was changed to Ambuja Cements Ltd. Ambuja Cements is a major cement producing company in India. The principal activity of the company is to manufacture and market cement and clinker for both domestic and export markets. The company has five integrated cement manufacturing plants and eight cement grinding units. It is the first Indian cement manufacturer having a captive port with three terminals along the country's western coastline to facilitate timely, cost effective and environmentally cleaner shipments of bulk cement to its customer. The company has its own fleet of ships. The company subsidiaries include Dang Cement Industries Private Ltd, M.G.T Cements Private Ltd, Chemical Limes Mundwa Private Ltd and Dirk India Pvt Ltd. In the year 1985, the company set up a cement plant in technical collaboration with Krupp Polysius, Germany, Bakau Wolf and Fuller KCP. During the year 1988-89, the company commissioned the 12.6 MW diesel-generating sets. In the year 1991, the company got necessary approvals for setting up another cement plant with 1 million tonne capacity per annum at Himachal Pradesh. The company undertook bulk cement transportation, by sea, to the major markets of Mumbai, Surat and other deficit zones on the West Coast. In the year 1997, the company started commercial production in Kodinar plant with an enhanced capacity. In the year 1998, they set up a $20 million clinker Grinding unit in Sri Lanka. In the year 2000, giants Larsen & Tubro (L&T) and Gujarat Ambuja Cements entered a unique agreement to reduce transportation costs in dispatching bulk cement in Gujarat. Also, they entered into an annual contract with a Soinhalese firm, Mahaveli Marine Cement, to supply around 2.5 lakh tonnes of cement. In the year 2002, the company started commercial production at Maratha Cement Works plant. In June 2002, they started commercial production in the new 2-million tonne Greenfield cement plant at Chandrapur, Maharashtra. In the year 2004, Ambuja Cement Rajasthan was amalgamated with the company. In February 2005, the company set up a cement mill with a capacity of 80 TPH at Darlaghat and commenced commercial production. They commissioned a captive thermal power plant with two 12 MW Steam Turbo Generators (STG), with two boilers of 45 TPH capacity each at a cost of Rs.94 crore. The first STG was commissioned in February 2005 and the second in May 2005. In July 2005, Indo-Nippon Special Cements Ltd, a subsidiary company was amalgamated with the company. The company set up new clinker capacity at Bhatapara in Chattisgarh and Rauri in Himachal Pradesh, each having a capacity of 2.2 million tonnes per annum at a cost of Rs. 1600 crore. In 2006, Global Cement Major Holcim acquired management control of the company. The company commenced commercial production at two new 2.2 million tonne clinker production lines, at Bhatapara (Chattisgarh) and Rauri (HP) in December 2009 and January 2010 respectively. In February 24, 2010, the company inaugurated their cement plant (grinding unit) at Dadri, Uttar Pradesh with the capacity of 1.5 million tonnes. In March 27, 2010, they inaugurated their cement plant (grinding unit) at Nalagarh, Himachal Pradesh with the capacity of 1.5 million tonnes. During the year, the company commissioned an additional 30 MW captive power unit at Ambujanagar (Gujarat). In October 2010, the company signed an agreement with the Rajasthan State Industrial Development and Investment Corporation, to set up a 2.2 million tonne clinkerisation unit in Nagaur district. In December 2010, the Dadri Grinding Unit in its very first year of operation received the Integrated Management System (IMS) Certification, including ISO 9001:2008, ISO 14001:2004, and OHSAS 18001:2007 by BSI (U.K.). In the year 2011, the company started commercial production in a new cement mill at a cost of approx Rs. 185 crore at Bhatapara plant. Also, they commissioned a new cement mill of 0.9 million tonne cement grinding capacity at Maratha Cement Works plant at a cost of approx Rs 61 crore. The company commissioned a 7.5 MW Wind Mill project in Kutch, Gujarat at a cost of Rs 46 crore. The company increased the installed capacity in Bhatinda grinding unit in Punjab by 0.1 million tonne to reach at 0.6 million tonne. Also, they increased the installed capacity in Farraka grinding unit in West Bengal by 0.25 million tonne to reach at 1.25 million tonnes. In June 2011, the company made strategic investments in Dang Cement Industries Pvt. Ltd, Nepal and acquired 85% shareholding for Rs 19.13 crore to help further expansion of capacity in the northern region of India and Nepal. In September 2011, they acquired 60% shareholding in Dirk India Pvt Ltd, Maharashtra Rs. 16.51 crore. The company entered into a joint venture for speciality cement manufacturing facility in Goa with Counto Microfine Products Pvt Ltd. On 24 July 2013, the Board of Directors of Ambuja Cements approved a proposal to acquire 50.01% stake in ACC. It was decided that Ambuja will first acquire from Holderind Investments Ltd., Mauritius (Holcim), a 24% stake in Holcim India for a cash consideration of Rs. 3500 crore, followed by a merger of Holcim India into Ambuja. On 24 May 2016, Ambuja Cement announced the completion of its Rs 338-crore expansion project at its Sankrail grinding unit near Kolkata, thereby raising the capacity of the unit to 2.4 million tonne per annum from 1.5 million tonne per annum. On 15 November 2016, Ambuja Cement's overseas parent company LafargeHolcim announced that its subsidiary Holderind Investments Ltd. has increased its shareholding in Ambuja Cement Ltd. to 63.11% post the acquisition of additional 3.91 crore shares. On 29 April 2017, Ambuja Cement announced the launch of a superior composite cement product for better sustainability under the brand Ambuja Compocem. Ambuja Cement's Board of Directors at its meeting held on 5 May 2017 approved constitution of a special committee of directors with majority of independent directors to explore the possibility of a merger of Ambuja Cement and ACC.

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