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HUL vs MARICO - Comparison Results

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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


Marico derives 72% of its domestic revenues from edible oil and 20% from hair oils. It has two well-known domestic brands Parachute and Saffola and has acquired a clutch of international personal care brands such as 'Camelia', 'Aromatic' and 'Magnoli... More


Current Valuations

P/E (TTM) x 69.2 42.4 163.2% View Chart
P/BV x 57.9 19.6 295.5% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.0 1.1 96.3%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,871348 537.8%   
Low Rs1,322284 465.2%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs181.649.0 370.8%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs28.06.4 436.8%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs30.67.1 431.1%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs22.004.25 517.6%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.41.3 102.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs36.320.0 182.1%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m2,164.531,290.90 167.7%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions -ESOP-  
Price / Sales ratio x8.86.5 136.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x57.049.3 115.7%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x52.144.5 117.2%  
Price / Book Value ratio x43.915.8 277.4%  
Dividend payout %78.666.3 118.5%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m3,454,698407,860 847.0%   
No. of employees `0005.61.7 339.0%   
Total wages/salary Rs m18,7504,222 444.1%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th69,636.837,971.1 183.4%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th3,321.52,535.9 131.0%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th10,735.24,969.7 216.0%   
Net Sales Rs m393,10063,222 621.8%  
Other income Rs m5,500846 649.9%   
Total revenues Rs m398,60064,068 622.2%   
Gross profit Rs m88,80011,378 780.5%  
Depreciation Rs m5,650891 634.3%   
Interest Rs m330162 204.1%   
Profit before tax Rs m88,32011,171 790.6%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-1 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-2,2800-   
Tax Rs m25,4402,896 878.5%   
Profit after tax Rs m60,6008,275 732.4%  
Gross profit margin %22.618.0 125.5%  
Effective tax rate %28.825.9 111.1%   
Net profit margin %15.413.1 117.8%  
Current assets Rs m119,14027,934 426.5%   
Current liabilities Rs m86,67014,576 594.6%   
Net working cap to sales %8.321.1 39.1%  
Current ratio x1.41.9 71.7%  
Inventory Days Days2487 27.4%  
Debtors Days Days1720 85.8%  
Net fixed assets Rs m51,2105,909 866.7%   
Share capital Rs m2,1601,291 167.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m76,51024,474 312.6%   
Net worth Rs m78,67025,765 305.3%   
Long term debt Rs m0198 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m186,29040,815 456.4%  
Interest coverage x268.670.1 383.3%   
Debt to equity ratio x00 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x2.11.5 136.2%   
Return on assets %32.720.7 158.2%  
Return on equity %77.032.1 239.9%  
Return on capital %109.843.6 251.5%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m3,2403,249 99.7%   
Fx outflow Rs m13,8202,087 662.1%   
Net fx Rs m-10,5801,161 -911.0%   
From Operations Rs m58,0005,545 1,045.9%  
From Investments Rs m-4,380169 -2,596.3%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-53,900-5,675 949.8%  
Net Cashflow Rs m-28079 -354.4%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 0.0 59.6 -  
Foreign collaborators % 67.3 0.1 67,300.0%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 4.1 2.6 157.7%  
FIIs % 14.1 31.0 45.5%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 14.5 6.7 216.4%  
Shareholders   322,351 37,128 868.2%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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