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HUL Surges by 5%; BSE FMCG Index Up 2.9%
Fri, 20 Sep 11:45 AM

HUL share price has zoomed 5% and is presently trading at Rs 1,912.

Meanwhile, the BSE FMCG Index is at 11,188 (up 2.9%).

Among the top Gainers in the BSE FMCG Index today are HUL (up 5.3%) and GSK CONSUMER (up 5.3%).

Over the last one year, HUL has moved up from Rs 1,649 to Rs 1,912, registering a gain of Rs 263 (up 15.7%).

On the other hand, the BSE FMCG has moved down from 11,894 to 11,188, loss of 706 points (down 6.0%) during the last 12 months.

The top gainers among the BSE FMCG Index stocks during this same period were NESTLE (up 28.2%), COLGATE (up 23.2%) and HUL (up 15.7%).

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What About the Benchmark Indices?

The BSE Sensex is at 37,774 (up 4.1%).

The top gainers among the BSE Sensex stocks today are MARUTI SUZUKI (up 9.3%), HDFC BANK (up 8.3%) and INDUSIND BANK (up 6.9%). Other gainers include L&T (up 6.8%) and YES BANK (up 6.5%). The most traded stocks in the BSE Sensex are YES BANK and TATA MOTORS.

In the meantime, NSE Nifty is at 11,188 (up 4.0%). EICHER MOTOR (up 12.6%) and ULTRATECH CEMENT (up 9.1%) are among the top gainers in NSE Nifty.

Over the last 12 months, the BSE Sensex has moved up from 37,121 to 37,774, registering a gain of 653 points (up 1.2%).

HUL Financial Update...

HUL net profit stood at Rs 18 billion for the quarter ended June 2019, compared to a profit of Rs 14 billion a year ago. Net Sales rose 5.8% to Rs 101.1 billion during the period as against Rs 95.6 billion in April-June 2018.

For the year ended March 2019, HUL reported 19.6% increase in net profit to Rs 62.9 billion compared to net profit of Rs 52.6 billion during FY18.

Revenue of the company grew 8.5% to Rs 393 billion during FY19.

The current Price to earnings ratio of HUL, based on rolling 12 month earnings, stands at 65.9x.

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