India cement sector margins to expand - Credit Suisse

Written by Reuters | Updated: Mar 11 2013, 19:32pm hrs
* Credit Suisse says margins in India's cement sector should expand over the next two years on the back of price increases and improvement in demand, among other factors.

* The investment bank assigns new ratings to Indian cement companies after a change in analysts.

* Credit Suisse rates ACC Ltd "outperform" with target price of 1,545 rupees, while assigning "neutral" rating to UltraTech Cement Ltd and Ambuja Cements with target prices of 1,900 rupees and 205 rupees respectively.

* Credit Suisse also initiates coverage of Grasim Industries Ltd with an "outperform" rating and a target price of 3,670 rupees.