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ACC Ltd Results Summary

Net Profits
Net Profit Margins



ACC Ltd’s revenue jumped 6.44% since last year same period to ₹4060.01Cr in the Q2 2022-2023. On a quarterly growth basis, ACC Ltd has generated -10.31% fall in its revenue since last 3-months.

Net Profits:

ACC Ltd’s net profit fell -119.4% since last year same period to ₹-87.35Cr in the Q2 2022-2023. On a quarterly growth basis, ACC Ltd has generated -138.43% fall in its net profits since last 3-months.

Net Profit Margins:

ACC Ltd’s net profit margin fell -118.23% since last year same period to -2.15% in the Q2 2022-2023. On a quarterly growth basis, ACC Ltd has generated -142.84% fall in its net profit margins since last 3-months.

Key Ratios

Key ratios of the ACC Ltd post its Q2 2022-2023 results

Earning Per Share (EPS)
Return on Equity (ROE)
Dividend Per Share (DPS)


Earning Per Share (EPS):

ACC Ltd’s earning per share (EPS) fell -60.23% since last year same period to 43.51 in the Q2 2022-2023. This indicates that the ACC Ltd has generated -60.23% annual rate of fall in its earning per share (EPS) in the last 4 quarters.

Return On Equity (ROE):

The Return On Equity ratio indicates a company’s ability to turn equity capital received from shareholders into profits. ROE highlights the efficiency of equity capital in running the business. Generally, a return on equity in double digits is considered good. ACC Ltd’s return on equity (ROE) stands at 13.54.

Dividend Per Share (DPS):

ACC Ltd declared 58 dividend per share during the results announcement for Q4 2021-2022.

Company Information

ACC Ltd is Indias foremost manufacturer of cement and concrete. The company is engaged in manufacturing and selling of cement and readymixed concrete. They manufacture a range of Portland cement for general construction and special applications. In addition they also offer two products namely bulk cement and ready mix concrete. The Company manufactures different varieties of cement viz. Ordinary Portland Cement OPC Portland Pozollana Cement PPC Portland Slag Cement PSC and Composite Cement and Ready Mix Concrete RMX.The companys operations are spread throughout the country with 17 modern cement factories more than 90 Ready mix concrete plants several zonal offices and a vast distribution network of over 11000 dealers. Their subsidiaries include ACC Concrete Ltd Bulk Cement Corporation India Ltd ACC Mineral Resources Ltd Lucky Minmat Ltd National Limestone Co Pvt. Ltd and Encore Cements Additives Pvt Ltd.ACC Ltd was incorporated on August 1 1996 as The Associated Cement Companies Ltd. The company was formed by merger of ten existing cement companies. In the year 1944 they established Indias first entirely indigenous cement plant at Chaibasa in Bihar. In the year 1956 they established bulk cement depot at Okhla Delhi. In the year 1965 the company established Central Research Station at Thane. In the year 1973 they acquired The Cement Marketing Company of India. In the year 1978 they introduced energy efficient precalcinator technology for the first time in India. In the year 1982 the company commissioned their first 1 MTPA plant in the country at Wadi Karnataka. In the year 1982 the company incorporated Bulk Cement Corporation of India a joint venture with the Government of India. In the year 1993 they started commercial manufacture of Ready Mixed Concrete at Mumbai. In the year 1999 they commissioned captive power plants at the Jamul and Kymore plants in Madhya Pradesh.The house of TATA was intimately associated with the company upto 1999. In the year 1999 the Tata Group sold their 7.2 stake in the company to Ambuja Cement Holdings Ltd a subsidiary of Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd and in the year 2000 Tata group sold their remaining stake in the company to Gujarat Ambuja Cements Ltd. In the year 2001 the company commissioned a new plant of 2.6 MTPA capacity at Wadi Karnataka. In the year 2003 IDCOL Cement Ltd becomes a subsidiary of the company which was renamed as Bargarh Cement Ltd during the year 2004. In the year 2004 the company was named as Consumer Superbrand by the Superbrands Council of India becoming the only cement company to get this status.In 2005 ACC Limited along with Ambuja Cements Limited became a part of the reputable Holcim group of Switzerland. In 2005 ACC completed the modernization and expansion project at Chaibasa in Jharkhand replacing old wet process technology with a new 1.2 MTPA clinkering unit together with a captive power plant of 15 MW. In the year 2006 the subsidiary companies Damodhar Cement Slag Ltd Bargarh Cement Ltd and Tarmac India Ltd merged with the company. Also the name of the company was changed from The Associated Cement Companies Ltd to ACC Ltd with effect from September 1 2006. In the year 2007 the company commissioned wind energy farm in Tamilnadu. In July 2007 the company sold their entire shareholding in their wholly owned subsidiary ACC Nihon Castings Ltd at a consideration of Rs 30 crore to V N Enterprises Ltd of Hindustan Udyog Group. In the year 2008 the ready mixed concrete business was hived off to a new subsidiary called ACC Concrete Ltd. They acquired 40 stake in Alcon Cement Company Pvt Ltd to strengthen their presence in Goa. Also they acquired 12.41 equity shares of Bulk Cement Corporation India Ltd from IDBI Bank Ltd thereby increasing their shareholding in the said subsidiary company to 94.65.In March 2008 the company sold their wholly owned subsidiary ACC Machinery Company Ltd for a consideration of Rs 45 crore. In July 7 2008 they inaugurated ACC Cement Technology Institute at Jamul. In the year 2009 the company commissioned one 15 MW CPP as a part of Bargarh plant expansion. The additional captive power generating capacity of 50 MW in Wadi 15 MW in Bargarh and 25 MW in Chanda is scheduled to be commissioned and stabilized in 2010. They inaugurated new Grinding plant of capacity 1.60 million tonnes at Thondebhavi in Karnataka. During the year the company acquired 100 equity stake in National Limestone Company Pvt Ltd making it as a wholly owned subsidiary of the company. Also they acquired 100 equity stake in Encore Cements Additives Pvt Ltd which has a slag grinding plant in Vishakhapatnam in coastal Andhra Pradesh. Consequently ECAPL became a wholly owned subsidiary of the company with effect from January 28 2010.In September 2009 the company installed and commissioned a coal washery in Jamul. Also the company is in the process of commissioning a coal washery in the Bargarh plant in 2010. In January 4 2010 Kudithini Cement Grinding Plant was inaugurated in Karnataka with a capacity of 1.1 MTPA of Portland Slag Cement.In April 2010 the company commissioned a 2.5MW wind energy farm near Satara Maharashtra at a cost of Rs 13 crore. The wind farm has two 1.5MW turbines. The power from the wind farm will be supplied through a wheeling arrangement to the companys Thane Complex and Bulk Cement Corporation India Ltd a subsidiary company at Kalamboli near Mumbai.In the year 2010 the company commissioned the the 2.5 MW wind mill project in Maharashtra. Also they commissioned one CPP of 25 MW at Wadi two 15 MW CPPs at Bargarh and one 25 MW CPP at Chanda during the year. The company through their wholly owned subsidiary ACC Mineral Resources Ltd entered into joint venture agreements with Madhya Pradesh State Mining Corporation Ltd for development of four coal blocks.In April 2010 the company completed the acquisition of a 45 equity stake in Asian Concrete and Cements Pvt Ltd. This company commenced production from their new grinding unit during the year. In June 2010 the Financial ExpressEVI Green Business Leadership Award 200910 was conferred on ACC Ltd for being the Best Performer in the cement category. This award is an acknowledgement of ACCs commitment towards its environmental friendly initiatives in the country.In November 2010 the company commissioned the worlds largest kiln with a capacity of 12500 tpd at Wadi in the State of Karnataka. They commenced trial production in the clinkering unit at Chanda in Maharashtra having a kiln capacity of 7000 tpd and commenced commercial production during the first quarter of the financial year 2011.In the year 2011 the company installed the worlds largest kiln at Wadi Karnataka with a capacity of 12500 tonnes per day. The Operations of the stateoftheart kiln at Wadi and the cement grinding plants at Kudithini and Thondebhavi stabilized during the year. The new clinkering unit at Chanda in Maharashtra also stabilized its operations during the year. The cement mill at Chanda was successfully commissioned during the year under review and commercial operations have commenced in January 2012 after appropriate ramping up.In November 2011 the Secretarial and Share Departments of the company received an ISO 90012008 certification from Det Norske Veritas DNV AS Certification Services. During the year the company made an application to the Honorable High Court of Judicature at Bombay for approval to a scheme of amalgamation of three of the companys wholly owned subsidiaries viz. Encore Cement and Additives Pvt Ltd Lucky Minmat Ltd and National Limestone Company Pvt Ltd. On 29 February 2012 ACC announced that the company has decided to set up a new clinker production facility of 2.79 MTPA and allied grinding facility at Jamul in Chhattisgarh to meet the growing demand for cement in the Eastern region. The existing clinkering and grinding lines at Jamul will be phased out. The company is also planning decentralized grinding stations which will use clinker produced at Jamul. The project will be implemented in a phased manner and scheduled for completion by Q1 2015.On 24 November 2012 ACC announced the introduction of two breakthrough solutions UTWT 24 and Speedcrete for instant road surface overlay and repair in India. UTWT 24 and Speedcrete are integrated novel solutions comprising of amorphous materials and contain cement modified polymers mineral chemical admixtures that help in quickly achieving desired properties of concrete.On 13 December 2012 the Board of Directors of the company approved the payment of Technology and Knowhow fees to its parent firm Holcim Limited Switzerland at the rate of 1 of the net annual sales of the company with effect from 1 January 2013. In 2012 ACC launched M100 grade concrete especially designed for the construction of high intensity towers. During the year ACC became the first cement company in India to induct use of Radio Frequency Identification Device RFID and Global Positioning System GPS tracking to accelerate turnaround time of trucks.In 2013 ACC set up Green Building Material Centres in Maharashtra Uttar Pradesh Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan as one stop shops to promote lowcost locally made green construction materials and expertise to rural and semiurban India.In January 2014 ACC launched its first Waste Heat Recovery System WHRS at Gagal marking an important step in energy conservation. The WHRS harnesses waste heat from exhaust gases discharged in manufacturing and converts it into useful electrical energy. During the year ACC set up a plant in Bardhaman West Bengal to manufacture EcoBricks which are ecofriendly and technically superior fly ash based bricks to meet the emerging needs of the construction industry in a sustainable way.In 2015 ACCs parent company Holcim Limited and Lafarge SA came together in a merger of equals to form LafargeHolcim. During the year ACC set up two waste preprocessing plants at Wadi in Maharashtra and Kymore in Madhya Pradesh to enhance its usage of industrial wastes.At the time of announcement of its financial performance for the AprilJune 2016 quarter ACC announced that commercial production of clinker from the new 9000 tpd kiln at Jamul Chhattisgarh commenced from 19 July 2016. With effect from 12 August 2016 Ambuja Cements Limited ACL replaced Holcim India Private Limited HIPL as one of the promoters of ACC following the implementation of a scheme of amalgamation between ACL and HIPL. As on 12 August 2016 ACL held 50.05 stake in ACC. Holderind Investments Limited HIL continues to remain a promoter of ACC with 0.29 stake as on 12 August 2016. LafargeHolcim Ltd. continues to remain the ultimate holding company and part of the promoter group of ACC.At the time of announcement of its financial performance for the JulySeptember 2016 quarter ACC announced that it commissioned new 2.79 million tonnes clinkering line and a 1.1 million tonnes cement grinding unit at Jamul in Chhattisgarh during the quarter. On 24 October 2016 ACC commissioned a 1.35 million tonnes cement grinding unit at Sindri in Jharkhand completing the new integrated project with its clinkering line of 2.79 million tonnes and grinding unit of 1.1 million tonnes at Jamul in Chhattisgarh. The new units will strengthen the companys market presence especially in the eastern region.On 16 November 2016 ACC announced that one of its promoters Holderind Investments Limited HIL has purchased 78.7 lakh shares constituting 4.19 of the equity shares of the company through open market purchases. Post the transaction HILs stake in ACC increased to 4.48 from 0.29 and the total promoter holding company increased to 54.53 from 50.34. HIL is a subsidiary of LafargeHolcim LH the ultimate holding company and part of the promoter group of ACC. On 10 March 2017 ACC announced that it has sold its entire shareholding comprising 2.36 crore equity shares of Shiva Cement Limited representing 12.13 of the total share capital of Shiva Cement Limited to JSW Cement Limited in an off market transaction for a total consideration of Rs 38.66 crore. The shares were sold at price of Rs 16.35 per share. Earlier ACC and JSW Cement had entered into a Share Purchase Agreement on 15 February 2017 for the sale of Shiva Cement shares. On 26 February 2018 ACC announced that on the basis of a comprehensive evaluation carried out by a Special Committee of Directors and the Board of Directors of the company the Board decided not to proceed with a merger of the company and Ambuja Cements ACL the promoter and the holding company of ACC. ACC said in a statement that there are certain constraints in implementing merger between the company and ACC at present. However merger with ACL remains the ultimate objective ACC said. In the meanwhile the Board has approved an arrangement with ACL for mutual purchase and sale of materials and services with the intention to maximize synergies between the companies and to unlock value for the shareholders of both the companies. Earlier on 5 May 2017 ACC had announced the formation of Special Committee of Directors to explore the possibility of a merger between the company and ACL with a view to combine the strengths of both businesses so as to benefit all stakeholders.During the year 2018 RMX business expanded its footprint by adding 18 new Plants. These Plants are located in high contribution and high EBITDA margin markets across the country. With this addition the nationwide network of RMX Plants comprises of 75 stateoftheart Plants.The National Company Law Appellate Tribunal NCLAT vide its judgment dated 25th July 2018 has dismissed the appeal of the Company upholding the levy of penalty of Rs1147.59 crore as imposed by the Competition Commission of India vide its Order dated 31st August 2016. The NCLAT initially vide its Order dated 7th November 2016 had stayed the operation of the CCIs Order subject to deposit of 10 of the penalty amount. The Company has preferred an appeal before the Honble Supreme Court against the above Order of NCLAT. The Honble Supreme Court vide its Order dated 5th October 2018 has admitted the Companys civil appeal and ordered for continuance of the interim orders passed by NCLAT towards stay on the demand subject to deposit of 10 of the penalty amount.In December 2018 our Board approved three major projects with a total outlay of Rs 2843 crore. These include greenfield and brownfield projects in Madhya Pradesh Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand. During the year 201819 the RMX business expanded its footprint by adding 15 new plants. With this addition the nationwide network of RMX plants comprises 90 stateoftheart plants. During the year the Company has capitalised Property Plant and Equipment of Rs 564 crore mainly consisting of routine maintenance and efficiency and productivity improvement capex.During the FY2020the company had divested a nonoperational whollyowned subsidiary Company viz. National Limestone Company Private Limited to M/s N. G. Ghadiya Group and the Company has received an amount of Rs 20 crore towards the said divestment.The Company successfully commissioned a new Grinding Unit with a cement capacity of 1.4 MTPA on 02 January 2021 at Sindri in the State of Jharkhand which will further strengthen its positioning in the eastern region.During 2021 the Company assisted in setting up 40 new GBCs bringing the total number of GBCs to 150 by the end of December 2021. This initiative also facilitated construction of 33338 lowcost houses. ACC ECOPact JETSETCRETE and Ultivacrete were launched under the Companys RMX vertical. The Solutions Products vertical witnessed launch of Leak Block 101 Water Proofing Plaster whereas in the dry mix range the Company introduced Premium White Adhesive Selfcuring Plaster Grout and Fibre reinforced mortar. Distribution of construction chemicals cement coat and dry mix range has also steadily expanded across all regions.During 2021 various cost management strategies were followed by the Company. The Company produced and sold 8.58 Lakh Tonnes to Ambuja on account of the MSA which has helped in terms of increase in volume and profitability. It has also helped the Company in achieving synergies and economies of scale bring efficiency in operational and logistics costs strengthen sustainability in terms of use of fuel and other resources and conservE natural resources. ACCs RMX business continued to work for niche products and created varied construction products and solutions. It launched ECOPact The Green Concrete during 2021.In 2021 ACCs captive wind farms in Maharashtra Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan together generated almost 31.55 Million units of renewable energy. Solar PhotoVoltaic plants at Jamul Cement Works Chhattisgarh and at Kymore mines have generated 7.53 Million units in 2021. Additionally Power Purchase Agreements and open access formed avenues through which renewable power of 66.26 Million units wassourced and consumed by the Company. A total of 102 Million units of green energy were consumed in 2021 which is higher than last yearsconsumption 43 Million units of power were consumed from the WHRS installed at Gagal Cement Works during the year. ACCs WHRS projects at 2 plants in Jamul Chhattisgarh and Kymore Madhya Pradesh are in an advanced stage and slated to be completed in 2022. During the year 2021 ACC continued with its measures towards nature conservation and biodiversity preservation. Efforts to conserve specific flora and fauna formed part of the BBuzz project. Additionally in 2021 the Company planted 1 Lakh trees at its various plantsand mining locations. Apart from this plantations were set up at many plant locations and colonies. During the year 2021 maintenance activities were conducted through inhouse and thirdparty teams for upgradation of Electrostatic Precipitators ESP replacement of damaged bags and so on. The measures together resulted in reduced stack dust emissions in cement plants at <30mg/Nm3.In FY21 Company had a Joint Venture with Madhya Pradesh State Mining Corporation Limited MPSMC for the development of four coal blocks allotted to MPSMC by the Government of India through its whollyowned subsidiary AMRL. Consequent upon the cancellation of the allocation of the four coal blocks to MPSMC by the Government of India as per the Orders of the Supreme Court passed in September 2014 AMRL does not have any business activity and correspondingly did not have any operating income during the period under review.


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