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COLGATE vs HUL - Comparison Results

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Colgate is present in oral care, personal care and household care products with oral care contributing more than 90% to overall revenues. Colgate dominates in this core business with market shares of 54.5% in toothpastes and 38.2% in toothbrushes. Th... More


HUL, the largest FMCG company in the country constitutes 13% of the industry valued at Rs. 1.6 trillion (AC Nielsen). It is present in over 20 distinct categories in Home & Personal Care Products and Foods & Beverages. Revenue share of the various pr... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 44.8 62.1 72.2% View Chart
P/BV x 22.6 49.9 45.2% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.9 1.2 159.3%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,1761,415 83.1%   
Low Rs970899 107.9%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs154.0164.2 93.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs24.824.1 102.6%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs30.526.5 115.0%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs24.0020.00 120.0%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %2.21.7 129.4%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs56.133.6 166.6%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m271.992,164.53 12.6%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -ESOP-  
Price / Sales ratio x7.07.0 98.9%   
Avg P/E ratio x43.347.9 90.4%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x35.243.6 80.6%  
Price / Book Value ratio x19.134.4 55.6%  
Dividend payout %96.982.9 117.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m291,7772,504,686 11.6%   
No. of employees `0002.45.7 42.2%   
Total wages/salary Rs m3,05918,600 16.4%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th17,348.762,087.3 27.9%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th1,267.33,248.9 39.0%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th2,789.49,126.6 30.6%   
Net Sales Rs m41,880355,450 11.8%  
Other income Rs m3883,840 10.1%   
Total revenues Rs m42,268359,290 11.8%   
Gross profit Rs m11,12474,990 14.8%  
Depreciation Rs m1,5655,200 30.1%   
Interest Rs m0260 0.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m9,94773,370 13.6%   
Minority Interest Rs m00-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-117-330 35.3%   
Tax Rs m3,09720,790 14.9%   
Profit after tax Rs m6,73452,250 12.9%  
Gross profit margin %26.621.1 125.9%  
Effective tax rate %31.128.3 109.9%   
Net profit margin %16.114.7 109.4%  
Current assets Rs m10,607116,600 9.1%   
Current liabilities Rs m9,82888,870 11.1%   
Net working cap to sales %1.97.8 23.9%  
Current ratio x1.11.3 82.3%  
Inventory Days Days2026 76.6%  
Debtors Days Days1813 130.2%  
Net fixed assets Rs m13,04549,890 26.1%   
Share capital Rs m2722,160 12.6%   
"Free" reserves Rs m14,97470,650 21.2%   
Net worth Rs m15,24672,810 20.9%   
Long term debt Rs m00-   
Total assets Rs m25,639178,620 14.4%  
Interest coverage xNM283.2-  
Debt to equity ratio x00-  
Sales to assets ratio x1.62.0 82.1%   
Return on assets %26.329.4 89.3%  
Return on equity %44.271.8 61.5%  
Return on capital %64.5100.7 64.0%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m1,8763,870 48.5%   
Fx outflow Rs m3,37312,850 26.3%   
Net fx Rs m-1,498-8,980 16.7%   
From Operations Rs m6,93960,640 11.4%  
From Investments Rs m-2,073-10,680 19.4%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-3,798-49,750 7.6%  
Net Cashflow Rs m1,068210 508.7%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 51.0 67.3 75.8%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 7.0 4.1 170.7%  
FIIs % 20.0 14.1 141.8%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 22.1 14.5 152.4%  
Shareholders   131,569 322,351 40.8%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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Jan 24, 2019 | Updated on Jan 24, 2019

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