Western Ministil Ltd

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Peer Comparsion

Rank 66
Rank 66
Rank 71
Dividend Yield
Rank 22
Rank 86
Price To Book Ratio
Rank 66
Debt To Asset
Rank 71

Company Information

WESTERN MINISTIL LTD.OBJECTS ACTIVITIES : Manufacture of steel ingots from scrap and other steel items.PROMOTION : The Company was promoted by Western Rolling Mills Private Ltd.TECHNICAL COLLABORATION : Mukand Iron Steel Works Ltd. agreed to give to the company technical assistance for the manufacture of steel ingots and other semi finished products.OPERATIONS : Trial runs commenced in midJuly 1973.In 1982 production at 32510 tonnes showed an improvement of 17 over 1981. Production would have been still better but for the fact that only one furnace could be operated from May 1982 to October 1982 due to breakdown of one of the air blast circuit breakers. Sales rose to Rs. 11.34 cores. In 1983 production reached a record level of 43044 tonnes. Sales at Rs. 16.05 crores reflected an increase of 41.5 over the previous year. A commensurate increase was registered in profits also. In 1984 production and sales increased further to 45086 tonnes and Rs. 17.92 crores respectively. However profits declined marginally due to lower sales realisation in the first quarter of the year and higher input costs. In 1985 production and year and higher input costs. In 1985 production and sales increased to 47795 tonnes and Rs. 24.30 crores respectively. There was a remarkable growth in pretax profits also. In 1986 production rose by 25 to 59681 tonnes and turnover rose marginally to Rs. 28.17 crores. Margins however were under pressuree on account of sluggish demand and large scale imports of billets by Government. During 1987 production and turnover improved to 69282 tonnes and Rs. 32.01 crores respectively. During 198889 15 months production and sales amounted to 61793 tonnes and Rs. 46.94 crores respectively. During 198990 production and sales improved to 70318 tonnesd and Rs. 57.22 crores respectively representing an incrase of 33 and 52 over the annualised figures of the previous period. During 199091 15 months production and sales further improved tto 84222 tonnes and Rs. 73.06 crores respectively. During 199192 production and turnovr amounted to 61727 tonnes and Rs. 71.27 crores respectively. The overall working resulted in loss mainly due to setback in the availability of steel billets escalation in input costs etc.MODERNISATION During 198990 the Company completed the first phase of modernisation programme in the Mulund Plant.SUBSIDIARY COMPANY : In 1987 Chudiwala Steels Ltd. Pondicherry became a subsidiary of the Company. During 198889 The name of the subsidiary was changed to East Coast Steel Ltd.RIGHTS ISSUE : During MayJune 1992 the Company issued 71916515 Fully convertible debntures of Rs. 55 each at par to the shareholders on rights basis in the ratio of 5 debentures : 9 equity shares held. Additional 107721 debentures allotted to retain oversubscription.Another 3583515 Fully cconvertible debentures were issued to the eemployees of the Company. Only 300 debentures taken up. Unsubscribed portion of 35500 debentures out of the employees quota of 35535 debentures was alloted to Indbank Mutual Fund 35 debentures remained unsubscribed.The entire face value of Rs. 55 of each debenture was to be converted into one equity share of Rs. 10 each at a premium of Rs. 45 per share on the expiry of 6 months from the date of allotment of debenturs i.e. on 2nd February 1993.
OrganisationWestern Ministil Ltd