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Unilever Pakistan Foods KASE:UPFL Stock Report

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24 May, 2022


Company Financials
UPFL fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Future Growth0/6
Past Performance5/6
Financial Health5/6

UPFL Stock Overview

Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited manufactures and sells consumer and commercial food products in Pakistan.

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Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Unilever Pakistan Foods
Historical stock prices
Current Share PricePK₨25,000.00
52 Week HighPK₨25,999.00
52 Week LowPK₨15,401.01
1 Month Change-1.96%
3 Month Change16.28%
1 Year Change59.52%
3 Year Change318.06%
5 Year Change309.17%
Change since IPO33,233.33%

Recent News & Updates

Shareholder Returns

UPFLPK FoodPK Market

Return vs Industry: UPFL exceeded the PK Food industry which returned -1% over the past year.

Return vs Market: UPFL exceeded the PK Market which returned -13.6% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is UPFL's price volatile compared to industry and market?
UPFL volatility
UPFL Average Weekly Movementn/a
Food Industry Average Movement6.3%
Market Average Movement5.7%
10% most volatile stocks in PK Market8.9%
10% least volatile stocks in PK Market3.4%

Stable Share Price: Insufficient data to determine UPFL's volatility over the past 3 months.

Volatility Over Time: Insufficient data to determine UPFL's volatility change over the past year.

About the Company

1948249Amir Paracha

Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited manufactures and sells consumer and commercial food products in Pakistan. The company offers various products, including beauty bars, fabric conditioners, soups, stock cubes, bouillons, seasonings, sauces, soaps, tea, shower gels, bath additives, shampoos, hair conditioners, ice cream, skin care, hair care, fairness creams, detergents, frozen desserts, toilet bleach, dish washing soaps, glucose based energy drinks, corn oil, corn flour, and food products, as well as bars, liquids, tablets, and capsules. Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited markets and sells its products under Rafhan, Knorr, Energile, Glaxose-D, Food solutions, Best Foods, Lux, Lifebuoy, Lipton, Sunsilk, Surf Excel, Wall’s, Brookebond Supreme, Clear, Comfort, Cornetto, Domex, Dove, Fair & Lovely, Magnum, Pond’s, Vim, Sunlight, and Paddle Pop brand names.

Unilever Pakistan Foods Fundamentals Summary

How do Unilever Pakistan Foods's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
UPFL fundamental statistics
Market CapPK₨159.25b
Earnings (TTM)PK₨4.96b
Revenue (TTM)PK₨18.74b


P/E Ratio


P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
UPFL income statement (TTM)
Cost of RevenuePK₨10.54b
Gross ProfitPK₨8.20b
Other ExpensesPK₨3.24b

Last Reported Earnings

Sep 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date


Earnings per share (EPS)778.09
Gross Margin43.77%
Net Profit Margin26.45%
Debt/Equity Ratio7.6%

How did UPFL perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison



Current Dividend Yield


Payout Ratio


Is Unilever Pakistan Foods undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

Valuation Score


Valuation Score 0/6

  • Below Fair Value

  • Significantly Below Fair Value

  • PE vs Industry

  • PE vs Market

  • PEG Ratio

  • PB vs Industry


Price to Earnings (PE) ratio

Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: UPFL (PKR25000) is trading above our estimate of fair value (PKR9500.94)

Significantly Below Fair Value: UPFL is trading above our estimate of fair value.

Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: UPFL is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (32.1x) compared to the PK Food industry average (10x).

PE vs Market: UPFL is poor value based on its Price-To-Earnings Ratio (32.1x) compared to the PK market (5.6x).

Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

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

Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: UPFL is overvalued based on its Price-To-Book Ratio (61.2x) compared to the PK Food industry average (0.7x).

Future Growth

How is Unilever Pakistan 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 Unilever Pakistan 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.

Past Performance

How has Unilever Pakistan Foods performed over the past 5 years?

Past Performance Score


Past Performance Score 5/6

  • Quality Earnings

  • Growing Profit Margin

  • Earnings Trend

  • Accelerating Growth

  • Earnings vs Industry

  • High ROE


Historical annual earnings growth

Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: UPFL has a high level of non-cash earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: UPFL's current net profit margins (26.5%) are higher than last year (22.5%).

Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: UPFL's earnings have grown significantly by 30.4% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: UPFL's earnings growth over the past year (45.8%) exceeds its 5-year average (30.4% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: UPFL earnings growth over the past year (45.8%) exceeded the Food industry 4.2%.

Return on Equity

High ROE: UPFL's Return on Equity (190.4%) is considered outstanding.

Financial Health

How is Unilever Pakistan 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: UPFL's short term assets (PKR5.6B) do not cover its short term liabilities (PKR6.4B).

Long Term Liabilities: UPFL's short term assets (PKR5.6B) exceed its long term liabilities (PKR593.4M).

Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: UPFL has more cash than its total debt.

Reducing Debt: UPFL's debt to equity ratio has reduced from 8.3% to 7.6% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: UPFL's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (2399.8%).

Interest Coverage: UPFL earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Balance Sheet


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

Dividend Score


Dividend Score 1/6

  • Notable Dividend

  • High Dividend

  • Stable Dividend

  • Growing Dividend

  • Earnings Coverage

  • Future Dividend Coverage


Current Dividend Yield

Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: UPFL's dividend (3.24%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the PK market (3.67%).

High Dividend: UPFL's dividend (3.24%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the PK market (10.97%).

Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: UPFL's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: UPFL's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.

Earnings Payout to Shareholders

Earnings Coverage: With its high payout ratio (99.8%), UPFL's dividend payments are not well covered by earnings.

Cash Payout to Shareholders

Cash Flow Coverage: With its high cash payout ratio (122.7%), UPFL's dividend payments are not well covered by cash flows.

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


Average management tenure


Amir Paracha



Mr. Amir R. Paracha is the Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited since February 1, 2020. He has been an Executive Director of Unilever Pakistan Ltd. since Januar...

Leadership Team

Experienced Management: UPFL's management team is considered experienced (2.8 years average tenure).

Board Members

Experienced Board: UPFL's board of directors are considered experienced (4.6 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 not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.

Top Shareholders

Company Information

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

Key Information

  • Name: Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited
  • Ticker: UPFL
  • Exchange: KASE
  • Founded: 1948
  • Industry: Packaged Foods and Meats
  • Sector: Food, Beverage & Tobacco
  • Implied Market Cap: PK₨159.249b
  • Shares outstanding: 6.37m
  • Website:

Number of Employees


  • Unilever Pakistan Foods Limited
  • Avari Plaza
  • Fatima Jinnah Road
  • Karachi
  • 75530
  • Pakistan


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/05/24 00:00
End of Day Share Price2022/05/10 00:00
Annual Earnings2020/12/31

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.