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Hindustan Foods NSEI:HNDFDS Stock Report

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29 Jun, 2022


Company Financials
HNDFDS fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance3/6
Financial Health5/6

HNDFDS Stock Overview

Hindustan Foods Limited engages in the business of contract manufacturing of FMCG products in India.

Hindustan Foods Competitors

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Hindustan Foods
Historical stock prices
Current Share Price₹1,767.90
52 Week High₹2,370.00
52 Week Low₹1,622.65
1 Month Change-11.77%
3 Month Change-3.29%
1 Year Change-11.70%
3 Year Changen/a
5 Year Changen/a
Change since IPO325.59%

Recent News & Updates

Mar 15
Is Hindustan Foods (NSE:HNDFDS) Using Too Much Debt?

Is Hindustan Foods (NSE:HNDFDS) Using Too Much Debt?

The external fund manager backed by Berkshire Hathaway's Charlie Munger, Li Lu, makes no bones about it when he says...

Sep 01
Here's Why I Think Hindustan Foods (NSE:HNDFDS) Is An Interesting Stock

Here's Why I Think Hindustan Foods (NSE:HNDFDS) Is An Interesting Stock

Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of falling...

Shareholder Returns


Return vs Industry: HNDFDS underperformed the Indian Food industry which returned -5.8% over the past year.

Return vs Market: HNDFDS underperformed the Indian Market which returned 0.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is HNDFDS's price volatile compared to industry and market?
HNDFDS volatility
HNDFDS Average Weekly Movement5.1%
Food Industry Average Movement7.6%
Market Average Movement7.0%
10% most volatile stocks in IN Market9.9%
10% least volatile stocks in IN Market4.5%

Stable Share Price: HNDFDS is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.

Volatility Over Time: HNDFDS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

1984701Sameer Kothari

Hindustan Foods Limited engages in the business of contract manufacturing of FMCG products in India. It offers extruded cereals and snacks, such as breakfast cereals, instant porridges, rice crispies; hot and cold beverages, and energy drink concentrates comprising carbonated soft drinks, tea, coffee, malt-based foods, soups, glucose powder, and dry mix powder; and leather products and accessories that consists of men’s, women’s, and juniors’ footwear, and uppers. The company also provides fabric care products, including liquid and powder detergent, and fabric conditioners; home care products, which include surface, glass, and toilet cleaner, as well as liquid dish wash; and pest control products, such as coils, aerosols, liquid vaporizers, mosquito mats, and activ cards.

Hindustan Foods Fundamentals Summary

How do Hindustan Foods's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
HNDFDS fundamental statistics
Market Cap₹40.07b
Earnings (TTM)₹430.17m
Revenue (TTM)₹19.27b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
HNDFDS income statement (TTM)
Cost of Revenue₹17.58b
Gross Profit₹1.69b
Other Expenses₹1.26b

Last Reported Earnings

Dec 31, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)19.08
Gross Margin8.78%
Net Profit Margin2.23%
Debt/Equity Ratio102.6%

How did HNDFDS perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison
We’ve recently updated our valuation analysis.


Is HNDFDS undervalued compared to its fair value, analyst forecasts and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Peers

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Industry

  • Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PEG Ratio

Key Valuation Metric

Which metric is best to use when looking at relative valuation for HNDFDS?

Other financial metrics that can be useful for relative valuation.

HNDFDS key valuation metrics and ratios. From Price to Earnings, Price to Sales and Price to Book to Price to Earnings Growth Ratio, Enterprise Value and EBITDA.
Key Statistics
Enterprise Value/Revenue2.2x
Enterprise Value/EBITDA39.8x
PEG Ration/a

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Peers

How does HNDFDS's PE Ratio compare to its peers?

HNDFDS PE Ratio vs Peers
The above table shows the PE ratio for HNDFDS vs its peers. Here we also display the market cap and forecasted growth for additional consideration.
CompanyPEEstimated GrowthMarket Cap
Peer Average24.2x
532301 Tata Coffee
519600 CCL Products (India)
500041 Bannari Amman Sugars
532610 Dwarikesh Sugar Industries
HNDFDS Hindustan Foods

Price-To-Earnings vs Peers: HNDFDS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (93.2x) compared to the peer average (24.2x).

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Industry

How does HNDFDS's PE Ratio compare vs other companies in the IN Food Industry?

Price-To-Earnings vs Industry: HNDFDS is expensive based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (93.2x) compared to the Indian Food industry average (22.9x)

Price to Earnings Ratio vs Fair Ratio

What is HNDFDS's PE Ratio compared to its Fair PE Ratio? This is the expected PE Ratio taking into account the company's forecast earnings growth, profit margins and other risk factors.

HNDFDS PE Ratio vs Fair Ratio.
Fair Ratio
Current PE Ratio93.2x
Fair PE Ration/a

Price-To-Earnings vs Fair Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HNDFDS's Price-To-Earnings Fair Ratio for valuation analysis.

Share Price vs Fair Value

What is the Fair Price of HNDFDS when looking at its future cash flows? For this estimate we use a Discounted Cash Flow model.

Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate HNDFDS's fair value for valuation analysis.

Significantly Below Fair Value: Insufficient data to calculate HNDFDS's fair value for valuation analysis.

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate HNDFDS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.

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Future Growth

How is Hindustan Foods forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 0 analysts?

Future Growth Score


Future Growth Score 0/6

  • Earnings vs Savings Rate

  • Earnings vs Market

  • High Growth Earnings

  • Revenue vs Market

  • High Growth Revenue

  • Future ROE


Forecasted Food, Beverage & Tobacco industry annual growth in earnings

In this section we usually present revenue and earnings growth projections based on the consensus estimates of professional analysts to help investors understand the company’s ability to generate profit. But as Hindustan Foods has not provided enough past data and has no analyst forecast, its future earnings cannot be reliably calculated by extrapolating past data or using analyst predictions.

This is quite a rare situation as 97% of companies covered by SimplyWall St do have past financial data.

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  • Examine Hindustan Foods's financial health to determine how well-positioned it is against times of financial stress by looking at its level of debt over time and how much cash it has left.
  • Hindustan Foods competitive advantages and company strategy can generally be found in its financial reports archived here.

Past Performance

How has Hindustan Foods performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 3/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: HNDFDS has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: HNDFDS's current net profit margins (2.2%) are lower than last year (2.7%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: HNDFDS's earnings have grown significantly by 50.8% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: HNDFDS's earnings growth over the past year (40.5%) is below its 5-year average (50.8% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: HNDFDS earnings growth over the past year (40.5%) exceeded the Food industry 12.1%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: HNDFDS's Return on Equity (17.8%) is considered low.

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Financial Health

How is Hindustan Foods's financial position?

Financial Health Score


Financial Health Score 5/6

  • Short Term Liabilities

  • Long Term Liabilities

  • Debt Level

  • Reducing Debt

  • Debt Coverage

  • Interest Coverage

Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: HNDFDS's short term assets (₹3.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹3.0B).

Long Term Liabilities: HNDFDS's short term assets (₹3.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹2.2B).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: HNDFDS's net debt to equity ratio (88.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: HNDFDS's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 572.5% to 102.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: HNDFDS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (28.4%).

Interest Coverage: HNDFDS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (5x coverage).

Balance Sheet

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What is Hindustan Foods's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 0/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: Unable to evaluate HNDFDS's dividend yield against the bottom 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

High Dividend: Unable to evaluate HNDFDS's dividend yield against the top 25% of dividend payers, as the company has not reported any recent payouts.

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HNDFDS's dividends per share have been stable in the past.

Growing Dividend: Insufficient data to determine if HNDFDS's dividend payments have been increasing.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: Insufficient data to calculate payout ratio to determine if its dividend payments are covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: Unable to calculate sustainability of dividends as HNDFDS has not reported any payouts.

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How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?


Average management tenure


Sameer Kothari (47 yo)





Mr. Sameer Ramanlal Kothari has been Managing Director and Director at Hindustan Foods Limited since May 22, 2017. Mr. Kothari is a professional with many years of manufacturing experience and is the Promo...

CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Sameer's total compensation ($USD197.45K) is about average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD260.10K).

Compensation vs Earnings: Sameer's compensation has increased by more than 20% in the past year.

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: HNDFDS's management team is considered experienced (4.1 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: HNDFDS's board of directors are considered experienced (5.1 years average tenure).


Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?

Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have been diluted in the past year, with total shares outstanding growing by 6.4%.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

Hindustan Foods Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources

Key Information

  • Name: Hindustan Foods Limited
  • Ticker: HNDFDS
  • Exchange: NSEI
  • Founded: 1984
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: ₹40.071b
  • Shares outstanding: 22.55m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Hindustan Foods Limited
  • Office No.3
  • Level 2
  • Mumbai
  • Maharashtra
  • 400070
  • India


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/06/29 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/06/29 00:00
Annual Earnings2021/03/31

Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.