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Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

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  • The merger of GSK consumer healthcare business was completed just at the start of FY-21. A part of the impact would be visible later this year with margins increasing at EBIDTA level. While full impact in term of efficiency and productive gains would come over the next few quarters.

  • Palm oil and tea being agro-inputs, they tend to bring volatility in the gross margin of the company. At present, palm oil price are trending higher.

  • Historically, any country which has seen a growth in organised retail has seen a contraction in margins of FMCG companies as big retail chains tend to squeeze the last penny and make their working capital cycles go longer.

  • The growth in some part of its skincare and cosmetic portfolio, which was hit due to the lockdowns, would get resurrected in the coming quarters as work from home gets over.

InsightsHindustan Unilever Ltd.

  • Impact of GSKCH merger

    The merger of GSK consumer healthcare business was completed just at the start of FY-21. A part of the impact would be visible later this year with margins increasing at EBIDTA level. While full impact in term of efficiency and productive gains would come over the next few quarters.

  • Agri inputs matrix

    Palm oil and tea being agro-inputs, they tend to bring volatility in the gross margin of the company. At present, palm oil price are trending higher.

  • Organised retail – a head wind

    Historically, any country which has seen a growth in organised retail has seen a contraction in margins of FMCG companies as big retail chains tend to squeeze the last penny and make their working capital cycles go longer.

  • Growth in discretionary segment

    The growth in some part of its skincare and cosmetic portfolio, which was hit due to the lockdowns, would get resurrected in the coming quarters as work from home gets over.

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Key Metrics

  • PE Ratio

    PE Ratio

    This is a ratio arrived at by dividing the current market price of a stock by its latest (annual or annualized) earnings per share. Here we have taken the TTM (trailing twelve months) adjusted earnings per share.

    (x)
    73.17
  • EPS - TTM

    EPS - TTM

    Earnings per share (TTM) tells the profit after tax earned on a per share basis by a stock over the last twelve months or four quarters.

    (₹)
    29.85
  • MCap

    MCap

    MCap or Market capitalization of a stock is calculated by multiplying the total number of shares outstanding of that particular stock with its current market price.

    (₹ Cr.)
    5,13,824
  • Sectoral MCap Rank

    Sectoral MCap Rank

    This is the ranking of a company within its sector based on MCap or Market capitalization. Higher the market capitalization of a company, higher the rank it is assigned.

    1
  • PB Ratio

    PB Ratio

    Price to Book represents the ratio of current market price of a stock to its book value per share. The book value itself is arrived at by dividing the net worth of a company by the total number of shares outstanding of the company at that time.

    (x)
    57.21
  • Div Yield

    Dividend Yield

    Dividend Yield calculates the amount of full year dividend declared by a company as a percentage of the current market price of a stock. All other things being equal, higher the dividend yield of the stock, the better it is for investors.

    (%)
    1.58
  • Face Value

    Face Value

    Face value of a stock is the value ascribed to the stock as per the balance sheet of the company. The dividend declared by a company is usually declared as a percentage of face value.

    (₹)
    1.00
  • Beta

    Beta

    1 Month0.37
    3 Months0.45
    6 Months0.43
    1 Year0.63
    3 Years0.59

    0.37
  • VWAP

    VWAP

    Volume Weighted Average Price represents the average price of a security over a particular time period (example one trading day) weighted by the volume traded at each price point.

    (₹)
    2,166.59
  • 52W H/L

    52W H/L

    This represents the 52 week high and low price of the security. It is also the 1 year high and low of the security. This represents the highest and lowest price touched by the security during the past 52 weeks or 1 year including today.

    (₹)
    2,614.30 / 1,757.30

Returns

  • 1 Day2.65%
  • 1 Week2.15%
  • 1 Month6.03%
  • 3 Months2.8%
  • 1 Year6.65%
  • 3 Years72.17%
  • 5 Years168.02%

Financials

  • Income (P&L)
  • Balance Sheet
  • Cash Flow
  • Ratios
  • MD&A
  • Insights

    • Growing Sales & Expanding Margins

      Company increased its revenue on a continuous basis for the last 5 years with a similar trend in net margins over the last 3 years. (Source: Consolidated Financials)
    • Employee & Interest Expense

      Company has spent less than 1% of its operating revenues towards interest expenses and 4.57% towards employee cost in the year ending Mar 31, 2020. (Source: Consolidated Financials)
    Quarterly | AnnualSep 2020Jun 2020Mar 2020Dec 2019Sep 2019
    Total Income11,776.0010,885.009,475.0010,208.0010,223.00
    Total Income Growth (%)8.1914.88-7.18-0.15-2.72
    Total Expenses9,106.008,412.007,441.007,922.007,899.00
    Total Expenses Growth (%)8.2513.05-6.070.290.47
    EBIT2,670.002,473.002,034.002,286.002,324.00
    EBIT Growth (%)7.9721.58-11.02-1.64-12.20
    PAT1,974.001,898.001,515.001,627.001,814.00
    PAT Growth (%)4.0025.28-6.88-10.311.23
    EBIT Margin (%)22.6722.7221.4722.3922.73
    Net Profit Margin (%)16.7617.4415.9915.9417.74
    Basic EPS (₹)8.408.086.987.518.38
    Quarterly | AnnualSep 2020Jun 2020Mar 2020Dec 2019Sep 2019
    Total Income11,593.0010,716.009,277.009,948.0010,032.00
    Total Income Growth (%)8.1815.51-6.75-0.84-2.23
    Total Expenses8,903.008,276.007,259.007,694.007,693.00
    Total Expenses Growth (%)7.5814.01-5.650.010.25
    EBIT2,690.002,440.002,018.002,254.002,339.00
    EBIT Growth (%)10.2520.91-10.47-3.63-9.59
    PAT2,009.001,881.001,519.001,616.001,848.00
    PAT Growth (%)6.8023.83-6.00-12.555.30
    EBIT Margin (%)23.2022.7721.7522.6623.32
    Net Profit Margin (%)17.3317.5516.3716.2418.42
    Basic EPS (₹)8.558.017.027.478.54
    Quarterly | Annual FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
    Total Revenue40,415.0039,860.0035,929.0033,531.0032,609.00
    Total Revenue Growth (%)1.3910.947.152.830.22
    Total Expenses31,042.0031,028.0028,592.0027,289.0026,536.00
    Total Expenses Growth (%)0.058.524.772.84-1.35
    Profit after Tax (PAT)6,748.006,054.005,214.004,476.004,139.00
    PAT Growth (%)11.4616.1116.498.14-5.14
    Operating Profit Margin (%)23.8522.5520.7118.9218.92
    Net Profit Margin (%)16.9615.4014.6613.4912.85
    Basic EPS (₹)31.1727.9724.0920.6819.10
    Quarterly | Annual FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
    Total Revenue39,518.0038,888.0035,094.0032,416.0031,625.00
    Total Revenue Growth (%)1.6210.818.262.500.64
    Total Expenses30,229.0030,139.0027,747.0026,261.0025,648.00
    Total Expenses Growth (%)0.308.625.662.39-0.98
    Profit after Tax (PAT)6,738.006,036.005,237.004,490.004,137.00
    PAT Growth (%)11.6315.2616.648.53-4.13
    Operating Profit Margin (%)24.2222.9621.3319.3619.29
    Net Profit Margin (%)17.3715.7915.1614.0713.31
    Basic EPS (₹)31.1327.8924.2020.7519.12

    All figures in Rs Cr, unless mentioned otherwise

  • Annual FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
    Total Assets20,153.0018,629.0017,862.0015,706.0014,794.00
    Total Assets Growth (%)8.184.2913.736.162.52
    Total Liabilities11,907.0010,744.0010,561.008,940.008,201.00
    Total Liabilities Growth (%)10.821.7318.139.01-21.03
    Total Equity8,246.007,885.007,301.006,766.006,593.00
    Total Equity Growth (%)4.588.007.912.6262.93
    Current Ratio (x)1.321.371.311.321.46
    Total Debt to Equity (x)0.000.010.000.040.03
    Contingent Liabilities2,923.002,196.001,936.001,323.00161.00
    Annual FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
    Total Assets19,602.0017,865.0017,149.0014,751.0013,920.00
    Total Assets Growth (%)9.724.1816.265.972.10
    Total Liabilities11,571.0010,206.0010,074.008,261.007,641.00
    Total Liabilities Growth (%)13.371.3121.958.11-22.89
    Total Equity8,031.007,659.007,075.006,490.006,279.00
    Total Equity Growth (%)4.868.259.013.3668.57
    Current Ratio (x)1.311.361.291.301.43
    Total Debt to Equity (x)0.000.000.000.000.00
    Contingent Liabilities2,809.002,009.001,699.001,241.001,158.00

    All figures in Rs Cr, unless mentioned otherwise

  • Annual FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
    Net Cash flow from Operating Activities7,623.005,800.006,064.005,185.004,171.00
    Net Cash used in Investing Activities1,791.00-438.00-1,068.00-1,173.00-282.00
    Net Cash flow from Financing Activities-6,819.00-5,390.00-4,975.00-4,214.00-3,864.00
    Net Cash Flow2,595.00-28.0021.00-202.0025.00
    Closing Cash & Cash Equivalent3,216.00621.00649.00628.00830.00
    Closing Cash & Cash Equivalent Growth (%)417.87-4.313.34-24.342.12
    Total Debt/ CFO (x)0.000.020.000.050.04
    Annual FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
    Net Cash flow from Operating Activities7,305.005,728.005,916.004,953.003,974.00
    Net Cash used in Investing Activities1,926.00-264.00-1,264.00-752.00-51.00
    Net Cash flow from Financing Activities-6,676.00-5,462.00-4,651.00-4,264.00-4,008.00
    Net Cash Flow2,555.002.001.00-63.00-85.00
    Closing Cash & Cash Equivalent3,130.00575.00573.00572.00635.00
    Closing Cash & Cash Equivalent Growth (%)444.350.350.17-9.92-12.05
    Total Debt/ CFO (x)0.000.000.000.000.00

    All figures in Rs Cr, unless mentioned otherwise

  • Annual FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
    Return on Equity (%)82.0076.9571.6166.3762.96
    Return on Capital Employed (%)87.5888.9882.0378.5478.81
    Return on Assets (%)33.4832.4929.1928.4927.97
    Interest Coverage Ratio (x)80.43268.64283.19179.34358.24
    Asset Turnover Ratio (x)197.40211.01198.99211.14217.56
    Price to Earnings (x)74.0760.9855.5644.0545.45
    Price to Book (x)60.3246.8939.6329.1428.57
    EV/EBITDA (x)46.8238.7336.1729.0628.71
    EBITDA Margin (%)26.3723.9822.1720.2320.01
    Annual FY 2020 FY 2019 FY 2018 FY 2017 FY 2016
    Return on Equity (%)83.8978.8074.0269.1865.88
    Return on Capital Employed (%)89.4992.2786.5381.8282.44
    Return on Assets (%)34.3733.7830.5330.4329.71
    Interest Coverage Ratio (x)88.63313.46368.35280.77399.47
    Asset Turnover Ratio (x)197.86213.96201.32216.18223.13
    Price to Earnings (x)74.0761.3555.2543.8645.45
    Price to Book (x)61.8148.1640.7930.2829.91
    EV/EBITDA (x)47.5539.2636.3529.6429.31
    EBITDA Margin (%)26.6424.3322.7220.6120.32
  • MANAGEMENT DISCUSSION AND ANALYSIS (FY 2019-20)

    • Operating matrix

      We now have around 21,000 employees working across 31 company-owned factories and 15 offices. More than 1,150 suppliers work with the Company’s supply chain spanning own factories and several others that manufacture on the Company’s behalf. The products are stocked in warehouses dotted across the country and delivered to over 4,500 distributors.

    • New launches and extension

      We continue to focus on key areas – strengthening core brands, accelerating premiumisation of the portfolio and driving market development at scale. We continued to strengthen the core by driving penetration of Fair & Lovely, Pond’s, Sunsilk, Dove and Close Up to name a few. In the Hair Care category, Dove remains India’s No. 1 Hair Care brand. We launched new variants in Dove and Sunsilk in line with our continued focus on naturals trend in this category. In Skin Care, Fair & Lovely continues to deliver healthy growth. In 2019, Fair & Lovely combined the new facial glow trends along with enhanced technology to arrive at a “High Definition (HD) Glow” product line meeting consumer needs

    • Advantage GST

      The introduction of GST has led to flexibility in shaping the Supply Chain network. Your Company is focused on unlocking value in this area by redesigning the supply chain to create a demand focused network.

Financial InsightsHindustan Unilever Ltd.

  • Income (P&L)
    • Growing Sales & Expanding Margins

      Company increased its revenue on a continuous basis for the last 5 years with a similar trend in net margins over the last 3 years. (Source: Consolidated Financials)

    • Employee & Interest Expense

      Company has spent less than 1% of its operating revenues towards interest expenses and 4.57% towards employee cost in the year ending Mar 31, 2020. (Source: Consolidated Financials)

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Technicals

  • Buy / Sell Signals
  • Price Analysis
  • Pivot Levels & ATR
  • Chart
  • Bullish / Bearish signals for Hindustan Unilever Ltd. basis selected technical indicators and moving average crossovers.

    MACD Crossover

    Bullish signal on daily chart

    Appeared on: 4 Dec 2020

    Region: Positive

    Last 4 Buy Signals:26 Nov 2020
    Date10 days Gain/Loss %
    26 Nov 20200.62%
    24 Nov 20200.63%
    11 Nov 20204.19%
    1 Oct 20203.43%

    Average price gain of 3.38% within 10 days of Bullish signal in last 10 years

    MACD Crossover

    Bullish signal on weekly chart

    Appeared on: 4 Dec 2020

    Region: Positive

    Last 4 Buy Signals:17 Jul 2020
    Date7 weeks Gain/Loss %
    17 Jul 20200.66%
    9 Apr 20206.49%
    7 Feb 20206.86%
    9 Aug 20192.59%

    Average price gain of 5.91% within 7 weeks of Bullish signal in last 10 years

    5 Day EMA Crossover

    Bullish signal on daily chart

    Appeared on: 4 Dec 2020

    5D EMA: 2151.79

    Last 4 Buy Signals:26 Nov 2020
    Date7 days Gain/Loss %
    26 Nov 20200.62%
    24 Nov 20200.63%
    5 Nov 20204.84%
    26 Oct 20201.03%

    Average price gain of 1.99% within 7 days of Bullish signal in last 5 years

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  • 48%
    Positive Movement since
    1st Jan 2005 on basis
    52%
    Negative Movement since
    1st Jan 2005 on basis
    Exclude
  • Pivot Levels

    R1R2R3PIVOTS1S2S3
    Classic2208.532232.872294.672171.072146.732109.272047.47

    Average True Range

    5 DAYS14 DAYS28 DAYS
    ATR42.9342.0242.13

Peer Comparison

  • Stock Performance
  • Ratio Performance
  • Insights

    • Stock Returns vs Nifty 100

      Stock gave a 3 year return of 73.21% as compared to Nifty 100 which gave a return of 25.9%. (as of last trading session)
    • Stock Returns vs Nifty FMCG

      Stock generated 73.21% return as compared to Nifty FMCG which gave investors 23.88% return over 3 year time period. (as of last trading session)
    • 1D
    • 1W
    • 1M
    • 3M
    • 6M
    • 1Y
    • 5Y
  • Insights

    • Stock Returns vs Nifty 100

      Stock gave a 3 year return of 73.21% as compared to Nifty 100 which gave a return of 25.9%. (as of last trading session)
    • Stock Returns vs Nifty FMCG

      Stock generated 73.21% return as compared to Nifty FMCG which gave investors 23.88% return over 3 year time period. (as of last trading session)

    Ratio Performance

    NAMEP/E (x)P/B (x)ROE %ROCE %ROA %Rev CAGR [3Yr]OPMNPMBasic EPSCurrent RatioTotal Debt/ Equity (x)Total Debt/ CFO (x)
    Hind. Unilever73.1760.3282.0087.5833.486.3623.8516.9831.171.320.000.00
    Dabur India59.0912.0421.8727.2415.444.3121.6116.678.181.980.070.29
    Godrej Consumer47.516.7418.9419.7610.002.3520.7615.0914.641.060.341.68
    Marico45.9111.7333.7745.1620.417.2619.8614.257.911.780.110.28
    Colgate-Palmo47.8627.81131.45139.5748.024.3324.5121.6231.921.070.010.01
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    • Stock Returns vs Nifty 100

      Stock gave a 3 year return of 73.21% as compared to Nifty 100 which gave a return of 25.9%. (as of last trading session)

    • Stock Returns vs Nifty FMCG

      Stock generated 73.21% return as compared to Nifty FMCG which gave investors 23.88% return over 3 year time period. (as of last trading session)

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    Shareholding Pattern

    • QOQ Change
    • Total Shareholdings
    • Showing Shareholding as on 31 Dec 2019
      Category30 Sep 202030 Jun 202031 Mar 202031 Dec 2019
      Promoters61.9061.9067.1867.18
      Pledge0.000.000.000.00
      FII17.4314.8112.1012.32
      DII7.938.356.686.68
      Mutual Funds3.954.372.872.58
      Others12.7414.9414.0413.82
    • Showing Shareholding as on 31 Dec 2019
      CategoryNo. of SharesPercentage% Change QoQ
      Promoters1,45,44,12,85861.90 %0.00
      Pledge00.00 %0.00
      FII40,94,93,91917.43 %2.62
      DII18,63,95,6967.93 %-0.42
      MF9,27,66,4923.95 %-0.42
      Others29,92,53,78212.74 %-2.20

    MF Ownership

    • Equity: Large Cap
      • 2,725.47

        Amount Invested (in Cr.)

      • 3.68%

        % of AUM

      • -4.53

        % Change (MoM basis)

    • Equity: Large Cap
      • 1,312.79

        Amount Invested (in Cr.)

      • 4.27%

        % of AUM

      • -2.77

        % Change (MoM basis)

      • 1,077.08

        Amount Invested (in Cr.)

      • 3.61%

        % of AUM

      • 0.00

        % Change (MoM basis)

    MF Ownership as on 31 October 2020

    F&O Quote

    • Futures
    • Options
      • Expiry

      Price

      2,196.9554.95 (2.57%)

      OpenHighLowPrev CloseContracts TradedTurnover (₹ Lakhs)
      2,150.002,209.502,145.002,142.0015,4471,01,038.11

    Corporate Actions

    • Board Meeting/AGM
    • Dividends
    • Others
    • Meeting DateAnnounced onPurposeDetails
      Oct 20, 2020Oct 07, 2020Board MeetingQuarterly Results & Interim Dividend
      Jul 21, 2020Jul 13, 2020Board MeetingQuarterly Results & Interim Dividend
      Jun 30, 2020May 27, 2020AGMBook closure from Jun 23, 2020 to Jun 30, 2020
      Apr 30, 2020Apr 22, 2020Board MeetingAudited Results & Quarterly Results
      Apr 01, 2020Mar 15, 2020Board MeetingScheme of Arrangement
    • TypeDividendDividend per ShareEx-Dividend DateAnnounced on
      Interim1400%14.0Oct 28, 2020Oct 07, 2020
      Special950%9.5Jul 30, 2020Jul 13, 2020
      Final1400%14.0Jun 19, 2020Apr 30, 2020
      Interim1100%11.0Oct 23, 2019Oct 09, 2019
      Final1300%13.0Jun 20, 2019May 03, 2019
    • All TypesEx-DateRecord DateAnnounced onDetails
      SplitsJul 03, 2000-Jul 05, 2000Split: Old FV10.0| New FV:1.0
      BonusJul 19, 1991Aug 21, 1991Sep 30, 1991Bonus Ratio: 1 share(s) for every 2 shares held
      Bonus--Jun 22, 1979Bonus Ratio: 1 share(s) for every 3 shares held
      Bonus--Jun 22, 1983Bonus Ratio: 3 share(s) for every 5 shares held
      Bonus--Jun 22, 1987Bonus Ratio: 1 share(s) for every 1 shares held

    About Hind. Unilever

    Hindustan Unilever Ltd., incorporated in the year 1933, is a Large Cap company (having a market cap of Rs 513190.08 Crore) operating in FMCG sector. Hindustan Unilever Ltd. key Products/Revenue Segments include Personal Care which contributed Rs 38273.00 Crore to Sales Value (98.67 % of Total Sales) and Other Operating Revenue which contributed Rs 512.00 Crore to Sales Value (1.32 % of Total Sales)for the year ending 31-Mar-2020. Show More

    • Executives
    • Auditors
    • AN

      Aditya Narayan

      Independent Director
      AS

      Ashish Sharad Gupta

      Independent Director
      BP

      B P Biddappa

      Executive Director - HR
      DB

      Dev Bajpai

      Co. Secretary & Compl. Officer
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    • BSR & Co. LLP

    Key Indices Listed on

    Nifty 50, S&P BSE Sensex, Nifty 100, + 39 more

    Address

    Unilever House,B D Sawant Marg,Chakala,Mumbai, Maharashtra - 400099

    Hind. Unilever Share Price Update

    Hindustan Unilever Ltd. share price moved up by 2.65% from its previous close of Rs 2,127.75. Hindustan Unilever Ltd. stock last traded price is 2,184.20

    Share PriceValue
    Today/Current/Last2,184.20
    Previous Day2,127.75

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