Gujarat Alkalies And Chemicals Ltd.
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483.75 +15.10 ▲3.2%

29 July 2021, 04:02:36 P.M.
Volume: 671,512

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Website http://www.gacl.com
Financial Indicators
Market Cap 3,541.86 Cr.
Earnings per share (EPS) 22.57 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-03
Price-Earning Ratio (PE) 21.37 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-03
Industry PE 48.49 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-03
Book Value / Share 731.87 Trailing Twelve Months Ending 2021-03
Price to Book Value 0.66 Calculated using Price: 482.30
Dividend Yield 1.66 Period Ending 2020-03
No. of Shares Subscribed 7.34 Cr. 73,436,928 Shares
FaceValue 10
Company Profile

Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited (GACL) was incorporated on 29th March, 1973 in the State of Gujarat by Gujarat Industrial Investment Corporation Limited (GIIC), a wholly owned company of Govt. of Gujarat, as a Core Promoter.

The Company commenced its operations in 1976 with 37,425 MTPA Caustic Soda Plant based on the then, state-of-the-art Mercury Cell process at its Plant which is situated 16 km North of Vadodara near Village Ranoli on the main Railway track route between Ahmedabad and Mumbai.

GACL has two units located at Vadodara and Dahej, both in the State of Gujarat. It has integrated manufacturing facilities for Caustic Soda, Chlorine, Hydrochloric Gas, Hydrochloric Acid, Chloromethanes, Hydrochloric Peroxide, Phosphoric Acid, Potassium Hydroxide, Potassium Carbonate, Sodium Cyanide, Sodium Ferrocyanide.

Presently, the company is one of the largest producers of Caustic Soda in India, with a production capacity of 1087 TPD. It is accredited with ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ISO 45001:2018, ISO 50001:2018.

Business area of the company

The company has emerged as one of the largest producers of Caustic Soda in India and enjoys the economies of scale. The Company has about 12% share in the domestic Caustic Soda market. The company has implemented elaborate Environment Management System (EMS) Occupational Health & Safety (OH & S) plan and has embarked on continual improvement. The Company’s products basket comprises several products including Caustic Soda (Lye, Flakes / Prills), Liquid Chlorine, Hydrochloric Acid, Chloromethanes, Hydrogen Peroxide, Caustic Potash (Lye & Flakes), Potassium Carbonate, Aluminium Chloride, Phosphoric Acid, Chlorinated Paraffin, Poly Aluminium Chloride (various grades), Chlorotoluene, Sodium Chlorate etc.

Products of the company

Caustic Soda Group

  • Caustic Soda Lye
  • Caustic Soda Flakes
  • Caustic Soda Prills
  • Liquid Chlorine
  • Hydrochloric Acid
  • Compressed Hydrogen Gas

Special Chlorine Derivatives Group

  • Anhydrous Aluminium Chloride
  • Chlorinated Paraffin
  • Benzyl Alcohol
  • Benzaldehyde
  • Benzyl Chloride

Caustic Potash Group

  • Caustic Potash Lye
  • Caustic Potash Flakes
  • Potassium Carbonate

Chloromethane Group

  • Methylene Chloride
  • Chloroform
  • Carbon Tetrachloride

Water Treatment Group

  • Bleachwin
  • Scalewin
  • Poly Aluminum Chloride
  • biowin
  • Stable Bleaching Powder

Hydrogen Peroxide Group

  • Hydrogen Peroxide

Sodium Chlorate Group

  • Sodium Chlorate

Phosphoric Group

  • Phosphoric Acid

Product Awareness Videos

  • Poly Aluminium Chloride Awareness Film

Delivery View Details

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Performance View Details

1 Day
+3.22%
1 Week
+4.26%
1 Month
+18.60%
3 Month
+16.72%
6 Month
+49.44%
1 Year
+52.00%
2 Year
+13.05%
5 Year
+76.17%
5 years 2016-03 2017-03 2018-03 2019-03 2020-03
Return on Equity (%) 7.51 9.82 14.92 16.98 7.49
Return on Capital Employed (%) 8.46 11.38 19.57 23.94 10.82
Return on Assets (%) 5.65 7.41 11.38 13.12 5.83

Balance Sheet View Details

Particulars 5 years 2016-03 Rs. Cr. 2017-03 Rs. Cr. 2018-03 Rs. Cr. 2019-03 Rs. Cr. 2020-03 Rs. Cr.
Shh. Funds 2,928 3,356 3,821 4,296 4,596
Non Curr. Liab. 618 671 671 727 767
Curr. Liab. 348 409 478 508 528
Minority Int.
Equity & Liab. 3,894 4,435 4,970 5,531 5,891
Non Curr. Assets 2,998 3,423 3,695 3,921 4,519
Curr. Assets 896 1,013 1,275 1,610 1,372
Misc. Exp. not W/O
Total Assets 3,894 4,435 4,970 5,531 5,891

Profit Loss View Details

Particulars 5 years 2016-03 Rs. Cr. 2017-03 Rs. Cr. 2018-03 Rs. Cr. 2019-03 Rs. Cr. 2020-03 Rs. Cr.
Net Sales 1,995 2,070 2,455 3,161 2,725
Other Income 46 58 106 61 90
Total Income 2,042 2,128 2,560 3,222 2,814
Total Expenditure -1,662 -1,623 -1,668 -2,046 -2,147
PBIDT 380 506 892 1,176 667
Interest -10 -13 -15 -21 -14
Depreciation -107 -111 -127 -140 -162
Taxation -43 -73 -215 -326 -159
Exceptional Items
PAT 220 309 535 689 333

Cash Flow View Details

Particulars 5 years 2016-03 Rs. Cr. 2017-03 Rs. Cr. 2018-03 Rs. Cr. 2019-03 Rs. Cr. 2020-03 Rs. Cr.
Cash Fr. Operatn. 201 502 514 838 630
Cash Fr. Inv. -352 -467 -395 -583 -635
Cash Fr. Finan. 84 13 -116 -136 -146
Net Change -67 49 3 119 -151
Cash & Cash Eqvt 19 68 71 192 42

Shareholding Pattern View Details

9 Qtrs 2019-06 (%) 2019-09 (%) 2019-12 (%) 2020-03 (%) 2020-06 (%) 2020-09 (%) 2020-12 (%) 2021-03 (%) 2021-06 (%)
Promoter 46.28 46.28 46.28 46.28 46.28 46.28 46.28 46.28 46.28
Public 53.72 53.72 53.72 53.72 53.72 53.72 53.72 53.72 53.72
Depository Receipts 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00
Promoter Holding Pledge (%) 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00 0.00

Announcements View Details

Thu, 29 Jul 2021
Trading Window
Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited has informed the Exchange regarding the Trading Window closure pursuant to SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015
Wed, 28 Jul 2021
Trading Window
Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited has informed the Exchange regarding the Trading Window closure pursuant to SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015
Tue, 20 Jul 2021
Loss of Share Certificates
Gujarat Alkalies and Chemicals Limited has informed the Exchange about Loss of Share Certificates. Reg: Issue of Duplicate Share Certificate/s in lieu of lost / misplaced. Pursuant to Regulation 39(3) of the SEBI (LODR) REGULATIONS, 2015, please find attached details of shareholder(s) from whom application(s) is/are received on 19.07.2021 for issue of duplicate share certificates in lieu of lost / misplaced. Our R & T Agent, Link Intime India Private Ltd., Vadodara is verifying the documents submitted by the aforesaid applicant(s). If the applications / documents / information submitted by the above applicant(s) is/are not as per the guidelines, our R & T Agent will send necessary communications requesting them to submit the same. Upon receipt of all information / documents, the proposal for issue of duplicate share certificate/s shall be considered by the Company and duplicate share certificate/s will be issued within statutory time limit from the date of receipt of relevant information/documents. This is for your kind information please.

Technical Scans View Details

Thu, 29 Jul 2021
Stock Outperforming Benchmark Index in both 1 Week and 3 Month Stock Outperforming Benchmark Index in both 1 Week and 3 Month
Stock Outperforming Sectoral Index in both 1 Week and 3 Month Stock Outperforming Sectoral Index in both 1 Week and 3 Month
Close Within 2 Year High Zone Close Within 2 Year High Zone
Both SRS And ARS Above Zero Both SRS And ARS Above Zero
ATR Increasing for 3 Days ATR Increasing for 3 Days

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