Chapter 11

Corporate Examples of Market Ratios

The Present Chapter

The analysis of the market ratios in the Indian construction sector has been approached here. A comparative analysis of the relevant ratios of the leading players in the sector, namely L&T and Punj Lloyd Ltd., has been done.

Indian Construction Sector

The construction industry of India is an important indicator of the ­development as it creates investment opportunities across various related sectors. It is critical for enhancing productive capacity of the economy in all the runs:

  • Short run: it is a demand booster for various industries such as cement, steel, chemical, paints, tiles, fixtures, and fittings.
  • Long run: boosts infrastructure capacity of the country.

Although the ...

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