Hindustan Unilever Limited, a consumer goods company, manufactures and sells home and personal care, food, and refreshment products in India and internationally.
Hindustan Unilever Competitors
Price History & Performance
|Historical stock prices|
|Current Share Price||₹2,455.05|
|52 Week High||₹2,043.80|
|52 Week Low||₹2,859.10|
|1 Month Change||-10.46%|
|3 Month Change||4.53%|
|1 Year Change||14.51%|
|3 Year Change||57.33%|
|5 Year Change||192.18%|
|Change since IPO||16,831.38%|
Recent News & Updates
|500696||IN Household Products||IN Market|
Return vs Industry: 500696 matched the Indian Household Products industry which returned 14.8% over the past year.
Return vs Market: 500696 underperformed the Indian Market which returned 61% over the past year.
Stable Share Price: 500696 is less volatile than 75% of Indian stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.
Volatility Over Time: 500696's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.
About the Company
Hindustan Unilever Limited, a consumer goods company, manufactures and sells home and personal care, food, and refreshment products in India and internationally. The company operates through Home Care, Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Others segments. The Home Care segment offers detergent bars and powders, detergent liquids, scourers, water business, purifiers business, etc. The Beauty & Personal Care segment provides oral, skin, and hair care products, as well as soaps, deodorants, talcum powder, color cosmetics, salon services, etc. The Foods & Refreshment segment provides staples, including atta, salt, bread, etc.; and culinary products, such as tomato based products, fruit based products, soups, etc., as well as tea, coffee, health food drinks, ice-creams, and frozen desserts.
Hindustan Unilever Fundamentals Summary
|500696 fundamental statistics|
Is 500696 overvalued?See Fair Value and valuation analysis
Earnings & Revenue
|500696 income statement (TTM)|
|Cost of Revenue||₹240.21b|
Last Reported Earnings
Sep 30, 2021
Next Earnings Date
Jan 27, 2022
|Earnings per share (EPS)||35.75|
|Net Profit Margin||16.85%|
How did 500696 perform over the long term?See historical performance and comparison
1.3%Current Dividend Yield
Does 500696 pay a reliable dividends?See 500696 dividend history and benchmarks
|Hindustan Unilever dividend dates|
|Ex Dividend Date||Oct 26 2021|
|Dividend Pay Date||Nov 18 2021|
|Days until Ex dividend||1 day|
|Days until Dividend pay date||24 days|
Does 500696 pay a reliable dividends?See 500696 dividend history and benchmarks
Is Hindustan Unilever undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Price to Earnings (PE) ratio
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: 500696 (₹2455.05) is trading above our estimate of fair value (₹987.08)
Significantly Below Fair Value: 500696 is trading above our estimate of fair value.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: 500696 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (68.7x) compared to the Asian Household Products industry average (25.1x).
PE vs Market: 500696 is poor value based on its PE Ratio (68.7x) compared to the Indian market (21.3x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: 500696 is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (4.6x)
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: 500696 is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (12x) compared to the IN Household Products industry average (3.7x).
How is Hindustan Unilever forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 10 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: 500696's forecast earnings growth (14.9% per year) is above the savings rate (6.7%).
Earnings vs Market: 500696's earnings (14.9% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (19.3% per year).
High Growth Earnings: 500696's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.
Revenue vs Market: 500696's revenue (10.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the Indian market (13% per year).
High Growth Revenue: 500696's revenue (10.9% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: 500696's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (22.6%)
How has Hindustan Unilever performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: 500696 has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: 500696's current net profit margins (16.8%) are higher than last year (16.8%).
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: 500696's earnings have grown by 12.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: 500696's earnings growth over the past year (19.6%) exceeds its 5-year average (12.5% per year).
Earnings vs Industry: 500696 earnings growth over the past year (19.6%) exceeded the Household Products industry 6.4%.
Return on Equity
High ROE: 500696's Return on Equity (17.5%) is considered low.
How is Hindustan Unilever's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: 500696's short term assets (₹145.7B) exceed its short term liabilities (₹113.9B).
Long Term Liabilities: 500696's short term assets (₹145.7B) exceed its long term liabilities (₹100.0B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: 500696's debt to equity ratio (0.1%) is considered satisfactory.
Reducing Debt: 500696's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 3.5% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: 500696's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (17120%).
Interest Coverage: 500696 earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.
What is Hindustan Unilever current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Upcoming Dividend Payment
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: 500696's dividend (1.3%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (0.34%).
High Dividend: 500696's dividend (1.3%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the Indian market (1.41%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: 500696's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: 500696's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (89.5%), 500696's payments are covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: 500696's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (87.8% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Sanjiv Mehta (61 yo)
Mr. Sanjiv Mehta has been the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Hindustan Unilever Limited since October 1, 2013. Mr. Mehta serves as President of South Asia at Unilever PLC since May 1, 201...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Sanjiv's total compensation ($USD2.05M) is above average for companies of similar size in the Indian market ($USD1.15M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Sanjiv's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: 500696's management team is not considered experienced ( 1.8 years average tenure), which suggests a new team.
Experienced Board: 500696's board of directors are considered experienced (3.3 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: 500696 insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
Hindustan Unilever Limited's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: Hindustan Unilever Limited
- Ticker: 500696
- Exchange: BSE
- Founded: 1888
- Industry: Household Products
- Sector: Household
- Market Cap: ₹5.768t
- Shares outstanding: 2.35b
- Website: https://www.hul.co.in
Number of Employees
- Hindustan Unilever Limited
- Unilever House
- B. D. Sawant Marg
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2021/10/24 12:01|
|End of Day Share Price||2021/10/22 00:00|
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.