IDEA CELLULAR LIMITED Idea is a integrated GSM operator and has its own national long distance and international long distance operations. IDEA Cellular is an Aditya Birla Group Company. In March, 2011, the Company launched its 3G services. On January 20, 2011, the Company launched mobile number portability (MNP), an invite to all Indian mobile customers to change their wireless operator, while retaining their mobile number
Board Of Directors Kumar Mangalam Birla ChairmanNon Executive Director Rajashree Birla Biswajit A Subramanian Sanjeev AgaGian Prakash Gupta Rakesh Jain Juan Villalonga Navarro
Tata Communication Tata Communications Limited incorporated on March, 19, 1986, is a provider of wholesale international voice services and operates a submarine cable network in the world. The Company offers a number of other services, such as national long distance (NLD), mobility services, and retail and small business services. The Company’s retail and small business services include calling cards, gateway Internet access services, broadband through metro Ethernet, broadband through DSL, broadband through WIMAX, Internet leased line circuits, net access using Wi-Fi, Internet telephony and content services.
Board Of Directors Mr. Subodh Bhargava Chairman Vinod Kumar Managing Director and Tata Communications Limited Group CEO N. Srinath Director
Mr. Kishor A. Chaukar Dr. Ashok JhunjhunwalaDirector DirectorMr. Amal Ganguli Uday B. DesaiDirecto DirectorMr. S. RamadoraiDirectorMr. Arun GandhiDirector
Financial dataIDEA Cellular TATA Com. in crores in croresSales 4966.45 Sales 3611.76Net profit/loss 844.60 Net profit/loss 160.16No. of Shares 330.32 No. Of Shares 28.5Face value 10 Face value 10per share per shareBook value 37.15 Book value 245.88Per share Per shareLoans LoansSecured loan 7760.04 Secured loan 1250Unsecured loan 2797.42 Unsecured loan 964.98Net Current -2410.30 Net Current 2363.67Assets AssetsInvestments 2572.81 Investments 1832.82
Idea Tata Comm.Number of shares 330.32 28.5(in crores)Net Profit/ Loss 844.60 162.56(Rs in crores)Market price 93 222(7th Feb 2012)EPS (March 2012) 2.55 5.70PE (6th Jan 2012) 37.80 40.57
RECCOMENDATIONI would like to suggest my investors to invest in Idea because: The market price of Idea i.e. 93.00 is lower than that of Tata i.e. 222 And secondly the Sales of Idea i.e 4966.45 is higher than that of Tata i.e 3611.76 And Profit of Idea i.e 844.60 is higher than Tata i.e 160.16So looking overall to these I would suggest to invest in Idea Cellular company