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Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Updated on March 28, 2020

Stock/Share Code - HINDUNILVR

Hindustan Unilever is Indias largest fast-moving consumer goods (fmcg) company with a historical presence in India of over 80 years. Nine out of ten Indian households use one or more of its brands to ...Read more

Below is the details of HINDUNILVR Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Market Cap Cr.
Current Price ₹2,025.35 as on 10 Dec 19
52 Week High / Low Price /
Face Value
Stock P/E
Book Value
Dividend Yield %
Sales Growth (3yrs) %
IndustryPersonal Care - Multinational
Pros: Company is virtually debt free. Company has a good return on equity (ROE) track record: 3 Years ROE 77.26% Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 81.00%
Cons: Stock is trading at 59.60 times its book value The company has delivered a poor growth of 6.41% over past five years.

Hindustan Unilever Ltd Price Chart

Hindustan Unilever Ltd Price Chart

Hindustan Unilever Ltd Peer Comparison in FMCG

S.No. Name CMP Rs. P/E Mar Cap Rs.Cr. Div Yld % NP Qtr Rs.Cr. Qtr Profit Var % Qtr Sales Var % Sales Qtr Rs.Cr. ROCE %
1. Hind. Unilever ₹3 67.66 ₹467,480.34 Cr. 1.02 ₹1,616 Cr. 13.29 2.62 9808.00 119.14
2. P & G Hygiene ₹3.55 84.03 ₹35,600.83 Cr. 0.80 ₹135.93 Cr. 9.51 5.04 859.27 72.38
3. Colgate-Palm. ₹1,454.45 43.37 ₹35,231.66 Cr. 1.78 ₹199.1 Cr. 3.64 4.35 1147.17 72.97
4. Gillette India ₹6,568.65 70.52 ₹18,788.3 Cr. 0.76 ₹71.07 Cr. 31.64 -3.44 459.31 47.76

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Hindustan Unilever Ltd Fundamentals

Quarterly Results

Quarterly reports are issued by companies every three months. Most companies have a financial year-end of Mar. 31 and quarters that end on June 30, Sept. 30, Dec. 31 and March 31.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Mar 2017Jun 2017Sep 2017Dec 2017Mar 2018Jun 2018Sep 2018Dec 2018Mar 2019Jun 2019Sep 2019Dec 2019
Sales -8,2138,5298,3098,5909,0979,4879,2349,5589,94510,1149,8529,808
YOY Sales Growth %6.37%4.95%5.96%11.49%10.76%11.23%11.13%11.27%9.32%6.61%6.69%2.62%
Expenses -6,5666,6676,6376,9167,0497,2367,2157,5127,6247,4817,4157,365
Material Cost %48.97%47.88%47.29%45.46%47.42%46%48.03%46.22%47.69%45.96%45.52%45.78%
Employee Cost %4.72%4.91%5.24%5.72%4.4%4.66%4.74%4.87%4.04%4.47%4.36%4.63%
Operating Profit1,6471,8621,6721,6742,0482,2512,0192,0462,3212,6332,4372,443
OPM %20%22%20%19%23%24%22%21%23%26%25%25%
Other Income861042501373676270444716813943
Profit before tax1,6191,8461,8011,6851,9522,1932,1521,9502,2272,5632,3082,229
Tax %27%30%29%21%31%30%29%26%31%32%20%28%
Net Profit1,1831,2831,2761,3261,3511,5291,5251,4441,5381,7551,8481,616
EPS in Rs5.475.935.906.

Profit & Loss

The profit and loss (P&L) statement is a financial statement that summarizes the revenues, costs and expenses incurred during a specified period, usually a fiscal quarter or year. The P&L statement is synonymous with the income statement. These records provide information about a company's ability or inability to generate profit" by increasing revenue, reducing costs or both. Some refer to the P&L statement as a statement of profit and loss, income statement, statement of operations, statement of financial results or income, earnings statement or expense statement.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Dec 2007Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019TTM
Sales -13,64120,20517,50219,73622,11625,81028,01930,80631,06131,89034,52538,22439,719
Sales Growth %12.97%48.12%-13.38%12.76%12.06%16.7%8.56%9.94%0.83%2.67%8.26%10.71%%
Expenses -11,83417,79715,15817,07118,86021,84623,55425,61125,42225,90027,30529,58729,885
Material Cost %44.68%45.14%42.97%42.63%44.47%44.53%43.17%42.82%41.64%41.77%39.94%40.4%%
Manufacturing Cost %12.22%12.04%11.27%12.11%11.96%10.9%11.21%10.87%9.96%9.5%9.32%8.6%%
Employee Cost %5.76%6.03%6.35%4.88%5.04%5.16%5.12%5.13%5.06%5.08%5.05%4.57%%
Other Cost %24.09%24.87%26.01%26.88%23.8%24.05%24.56%24.32%25.18%24.87%24.78%23.84%%
Operating Profit1,8072,4082,3442,6643,2573,9644,4655,1945,6395,9907,2208,6379,834
OPM %13%12%13%14%15%15%16%17%18%19%21%23%25%
Other Income6858136664944321,2558601,296643824563437397
Profit before tax2,3283,0012,8202,9373,4694,9585,0286,1875,9466,3967,2858,5229,327
Tax %17%17%22%21%22%23%23%30%30%30%28%29%
Net Profit1,9252,4962,2022,3062,6913,7973,8674,3154,1374,4905,2376,0366,757
EPS in Rs7.
Dividend Payout %102%65%64%61%60%105%73%75%84%82%82%79%

Compounded Sales Growth

  • 10 Years:: 6.58%
  • 5 Years:: 6.41%
  • 3 Years:: 7.16%
  • TTM:: 6.27%

Compounded Profit Growth

  • 10 Years:: 9.58%
  • 5 Years:: 11.98%
  • 3 Years:: 14.19%
  • TTM:: 15.14%

Return on Equity

  • 10 Years:: 24.42%
  • 5 Years:: 18.11%
  • 3 Years:: 35.03%
  • 1 Year:: 24.49%

Balance Sheet

A balance sheet is a financial statement that reports a company's assets, liabilities and shareholders' equity at a specific point in time, and provides a basis for computing rates of return and evaluating its capital structure. It is a financial statement that provides a snapshot of what a company owns and owes, as well as the amount invested by shareholders. It is used alongside other important financial statements such as the income statement and statement of cash flows in conducting fundamental analysis or calculating financial ratios.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Dec 2007Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019Sep 2019
Share Capital -218218218216216216216216216216216216216
Equity Capital217.75217.99218.17215.95216.15216.25216.27216.35216216216216
Other Liabilities -5,3025,9686,9367,6927,6349,0499,95610,1807,9838,67310,47210,64512,005
Trade Payables2878.4633054373.713890.383782.64133.634741.494851.5451585764687270247693
Total Liabilities6,8308,4529,51910,35211,14711,72313,23313,90514,26215,16317,54718,30419,849
Fixed Assets -1,5231,6072,1622,1692,1472,2932,4222,4582,9144,0244,1424,3435,110
Gross Block2669.082881.733581.963759.623811.684134.24442.854721.363218471252675959
Accumulated Depreciation1146.571274.951419.851590.521664.211841.32020.792263.8330468811251616
Other Assets -3,6816,0405,8196,6336,3466,8847,3977,6908,1827,1579,86410,63911,432
Trade receivables443.37536.89671.6943.21678.99833.48816.43782.941064928114716731760
Cash Equivalents200.861777.351892.211628.471830.041707.892220.972537.5627591671337336885043
Loans n Advances1083.291196.951075.15850.71919.211134.21005.731183.171250145720581676478
Other Assets etc000400.31401.27681.13606.19583.958173992711802040
Total Assets6,8308,4529,51910,35211,14711,72313,23313,90514,26215,16317,54718,30419,849

Cash Flows

Cash flow is the net amount of cash and cash-equivalents being transferred into and out of a business. At the most fundamental level, a company’s ability to create value for shareholders is determined by its ability to generate positive cash flows, or more specifically, maximize long-term free cash flow.

Standalone Figures in Rs. Crores

Dec 2007Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
Cash from Operating Activity -1,6802,0293,4411,8922,8723,5303,7243,2723,9744,9535,9135,728
Profit from operations2080.863046.372757.172713.753360.334073.394531.325264.925791621972378674
Working Capital Changes122.22-328.921437.59-160.74183.52472.66476.55-215.57-113538864-261
Taxes paid-492.6-633.65-661.74-652.41-656.76-1004.67-1278.53-1777.45-1704-1804-2188-2685
Cash from Investing Activity -1,025878-1,146-294-45234-513280-51-752-1,261-264
Fixed Assets Purchased-329.28-636.13-570.08-321.76-252.21-405.65-530.81-526.54-756-1024-853-728
Fixed Assets Sold40.286.6413.2710.467.240.8216.79552.8882172264
Investments purchased-14150.55-12482.27-6128.94-2563-13966.81-16160.3-9548.61-17457.71-18907-26230-47755-70434
Investments sold15148.6713649.755207.15220412970.4816448.169130.3917575.9119236252604853470761
Cash from Financing Activity --2,921-1,330-2,180-2,276-1,725-4,160-2,917-3,450-4,008-4,264-4,651-5,462
Proceeds from Shares0006.5133.557.3402.180000
Proceeds from Borrowings666.611280.860000000000
Repayment of Borrowings-651.29-947.45-421.95000000000
Interest Paid-25.54-25.32-6.98-0.24-1.24-25.15-25.02-16.82000-3
Dividends Paid-1954.47-1435.96-1523.27-1418.36-1509.31-3550.31-2472.7-2912.3-3342-3561-3896-4546
Net Cash Flow-2161,576115-678695-597294101-85-6312

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Dec 2007Mar 2009Mar 2010Mar 2011Mar 2012Mar 2013Mar 2014Mar 2015Mar 2016Mar 2017Mar 2018Mar 2019
ROCE %98%150%107%102%105%135%154%150%120%97%109%119%
Debtor Days12101417111211912111216
Inventory Turnover7.799.027.437.918.3010.2310.6211.5212.1113.0414.6315.99

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