HUL: Find Full Form, Profile, Latest Revenue and Financials Details

In company profile section we explore more on fundamentally strong and well established companies that are listed on the Indian Stock Exchanges. This Guide book would cover the contents regarding to company’s origin, founders, latest financial reports and several noteworthy reports that would act as an add-on while framing the fundamental analysis of the company.HUL Full Form This week we would be exploring HUL that is an Leader in Indian Consumer Segments.Company Genesis & Profile: Brief Company Profile: HUL alias Hindustan Unilever Limited was incorporated in the year 1933 having its headquartered at Andheri (E), Mumbai. HUL’s currently has more than 400 brands in the market and claims to attract maximum consumers via its products like Lakme, Ponds, Dove, Knorr etc. The company has employed over 81,000 staff via direct and indirect employment.Inception & Founders: HUL set up its first Indian subsidiary company, Hindustan Vanaspati Manufacturing Company in the year 1931 and Lever Brothers India Limited in the year 1933 and United Traders Limited in the year 1935 these three companies allied to form Hindustan Lever Limited in the year 1956. In the year 2007, the company was reformed as Hindustan Unilever Limited.Chairman & Directors: Mr Sanjiv Mehta is the chairman and Managing Director of HUL.Customer Segment & Area of Operations: HUL is mainly spread across FMCG leader that has a wide and diversified customer segment across India.The products are broadly classified across 4 major segments that consist:
  • Food
  • Homecare Brands
  • Personal Care Brands
  • Water Purifier Brands
While personal care brands are the highest contributor to overall companies revenue. Some of the well-known brands are described below:HUL has successfully created its brand value among its more than 700 million customers using its products.Confidence Booster for Investors: The following pointers will uplift the confidence of any stock market analyst. As this highlight the favourable business outcomes for HUL.
  • The ROCE of this company is 196.19%.
  • The company is debt free almost.
  • The companies has good Return On Equity at 85.40% considering 5 years.
  • Company has been maintaining a healthy dividend payout of 82.74%.
Quick Financial Information(Last Updated on 08/08/2018):
Market Cap:374,492 Cr.
Book Value:39.75
ROCE:196 %
Net profit margin (%)15.16
Stock P/E:67.41
Return On Equity (%)71.61
Adjusted EPS (Rs)24.48
Dividend Yield (%)1.15
Current Price:Rs 1,730
Sales Growth (3Yrs):3.87 %
Face Value:1
Dividend Yield:1.16 %
Shareholding pattern: The table below highlights the approximate shareholding pattern of HUL.
Holder's Name% Shareholding
Foreign foundation12.15%
General Public11.29%
Financial Organisations5.39%
Peer Comparison:The table below highlights the Top 7 companies in the same business, therefore, giving the easy benchmark for comparing HUL with other 6 companies in the same business.
S.No.NameCurrent Price Rs.Price/Earning RatioMarket Capitalization Rs.Cr.Dividend Yield %Net Profit Qtr Rs.Cr.Qtr Profit Var %Sales Qtr Rs.Cr.Qtr Sales GrowthROCE %
1Hind. Unilever1730.0567.41374492.471.16152921.56948711.23196.19
2Godrej Consumer1299.653.2888560.471.15405.0477.452476.0213.7218.44
3Dabur India443.255.0578280.841.6933019.242080.6816.2455.17
6P & G Hygiene10793.985.8635037.793.683.24-16.45568.89-0.8770.99
Annual & Quarterly Results: Below is the Quarterly Results of HUL:
June 2018Mar 2018Dec 2017Sep 2017June 2017Mar 2017
Operating Profit2,1921,9841,6531,6721,8491,646
OPM %23.11%21.81%19.24%20.12%21.68%20.04%
Other Income13510015825011787
Profit before tax2,1931,9521,6851,8011,8461,619
Net Profit1,5291,3511,3261,2761,2831,183
Annual Results of HUL:
Mar 2018Mar 2017Mar 2016Mar 2015Mar 2014Mar 2013
Operating Profit7,1585,9905,6085,1944,4653,964
OPM %20.73%18.78%18.05%16.86%15.94%15.36%
Other Income6258246741,2978601,255
Profit before tax7,2856,3965,9466,1875,0284,958
Net Profit5,2374,4904,1374,3153,8673,797
Cash Flow statement: Readers will find the cash flow statements of HUL of past 6 years.
Mar 2018Mar 2017Mar 2016Mar 2015Mar 2014Mar 2013
Cash from Operating Activity5,9164,9533,9743,2723,7243,530
Cash from Investing Activity-1,264-752-51280-51334
Cash from Financing Activity-4,651-4,264-4,008-3,450-2,917-4,160
Net Cash Flow1-63-85101294-597
Balance Sheet: The below table highlights the balance sheet position of HUL for the past 6 years.
Mar 2018Mar 2017Mar 2016Mar 2015Mar 2014Mar 2013
Share Capital216216216216216216
Other Liabilities10,4728,6737,98310,1819,9569,050
Total Liabilities17,54715,16314,26213,90513,23311,723
Fixed Assets4,1424,0242,9142,4582,4222,293
Other Assets9,8647,1578,1827,6907,3976,884
Total Assets17,54715,16314,26213,90513,23311,723
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