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A Comparative Analysis of Profitability Vis-A-Vis Liquidity Performance in Cement Industry of India

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Bavaria, Rasik N. (2004) A Comparative Analysis of Profitability Vis-A-Vis Liquidity Performance in Cement Industry of India. PhD thesis, Saurashtra University.

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Telecommunication, petroleum, coal, fertilizers, iron, steel and cement etc. are the key infrastructure sectors of India. Cement industry is also plays a significant role, in the rapid growth and development of a country, because cement is a pre-requisite of all construction activities. Cement is used in housing, dams, bridges, industrial construction, roads, etc. so cement is basic material, which is used in all types of constructions. There are about 125 such companies which have been working in India, researcher has selected 17 Companies as the sample for this study. The Present study is made for eight years from 1995-1996 to 2002-2003.For the purpose of analyses, all the selected companies have been classified into five regions, The Eastern region, The Western region, The Northern region, The Southern region, and Rest of the regions. Allocation of the state in regions has been made according to CMA criteria. Companies have been classified in to various regions according to the location of plant in the state. Those companies plant have been located in the more than one region they have put in rest of region. The main source of data used for the study is secondary, drawn from the Annual Profit & Loss Accounts and Balance Sheet figures as found in Annual Reports of the selected units. The other Data Source is ProweSS database & Capitalline software from Mumbai and opinions expressed in Commercial Journals, Magazines, News Papers, Accounting Literature, various Journals on Cement viz. Cement Industry Annual Review, World Cement, Cement abstracts etc. have been also used in this study.


Item Type Thesis (PhD)
Item ID 42
Creators Bavaria, Rasik N.
Guide Chauhan, Pratapsinh L.
Keywords Profitability, Liquidity, Cement, Industry
Dewey Decimal Subjects 300 Social sciences > 380 Commerce, communications & transportation > 381 Commerce
Library of Congress Subjects H Social Sciences > HF Commerce
H Social Sciences > HG Finance
Department Faculties > Commerce > Department of Commerce
Affiliation with Saurashtra University
Qualification Level Doctoral
Language English
Number of Pages 371
Date June 2004
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Registration No Not Available
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Last Modified 17 Jan 2012 11:05

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