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									Ciments Francais SA

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Ciments Francais SA                                                       Financial Snapshot

                                                                          Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                          The company reported revenue of US$5,579.87
Headquarters Address                Tour Ariane, Puteaux, 92800,France
                                                                          million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                          company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 0.34% during
Telephone                           + 33 1 42917500
                                                                          2006–2010, with an annual decline of -5.06% over
                                                                          2009. In 2010, the company recorded an operating
Fax                                 + 33 1 4774595                        margin of 11.50%, as against 11.97% in <2009.

Website                             www.cimfra.fr
                                                                          Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange       CMA, Euronext Paris

Number of Employees                 17,109

Fiscal Year End                     December

Revenue (in US$ million)            5,579.87

Revenue (in EUR million)            4,184.90




SWOT Analysis                                                             Return on Equity

Strengths                           Weaknesses                            The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                          5.92% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Grasim
Diversified Business                Lower Credit Rating                   Industries Limited (Ticker: GRASIM), China National
                                                                          Materials Co., Ltd. (Ticker: 1893) and Vicat SA
                                                                          (Ticker: VCT), which recorded ROEs of 24.72%,
Strong Market Position                                                    11.26% and 9.47% respectively. The company
                                                                          reported an operating margin of 11.50% in 2010.
Strong Operating Margin
                                                                          Return on Equity
Opportunities                       Threats

Growth in Developing Economies      Environmental Concerns

Increase in Global Infrastructure
                                    Shortage of Skilled Personnel
Spending

Strategic Acquisitions              Weak Economic Outlook in EU Nations




                                                                          Liquidity Position

                                                                          The company reported a current ratio of 1.34 in 2010,
                                                                          as compared to its peers, Grasim Industries Limited,
                                                                          China National Materials Co., Ltd. and Vicat SA,
                                                                          which recorded current ratios of 1.17, 1.01 and 2.23
                                                                          respectively. As of December 2010, the company
                                                                          recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                          US$658.93 million, against US$321.47 million current
                                                                          debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                          0.56 in 2010 as compared to its peers, Grasim
                                                                          Industries Limited, China National Materials Co., Ltd.
                                                                          and Vicat SA, which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                          0.45, 2.40 and 0.60 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.6       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..............................................................................................
								
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