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HUL vs MARICO - Comparison Results

HUL    Change

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 64.4 51.3 125.5% View Chart
P/BV x 51.7 18.2 284.6% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.1 1.2 98.2%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs1,415348 406.9%   
Low Rs899284 316.5%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs164.249.0 335.3%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs24.16.4 376.6%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs26.57.1 373.8%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs20.004.25 470.6%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.71.3 128.5%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs33.620.0 168.5%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m2,164.531,290.90 167.7%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOPESOP-  
Price / Sales ratio x7.06.5 109.2%   
Avg P/E ratio x47.949.3 97.3%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x43.644.5 98.0%  
Price / Book Value ratio x34.415.8 217.3%  
Dividend payout %82.966.3 125.0%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m2,504,686407,860 614.1%   
No. of employees `0005.71.7 343.8%   
Total wages/salary Rs m18,6004,222 440.5%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th62,087.337,971.1 163.5%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th3,248.92,535.9 128.1%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th9,126.64,969.7 183.6%   
Net Sales Rs m355,45063,222 562.2%  
Other income Rs m3,840846 453.7%   
Total revenues Rs m359,29064,068 560.8%   
Gross profit Rs m74,99011,378 659.1%  
Depreciation Rs m5,200891 583.7%   
Interest Rs m260162 160.8%   
Profit before tax Rs m73,37011,171 656.8%   
Minority Interest Rs m0-1 0.0%   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m-3300-   
Tax Rs m20,7902,896 718.0%   
Profit after tax Rs m52,2508,275 631.5%  
Gross profit margin %21.118.0 117.2%  
Effective tax rate %28.325.9 109.3%   
Net profit margin %14.713.1 112.3%  
Current assets Rs m116,60027,934 417.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m88,87014,576 609.7%   
Net working cap to sales %7.821.1 36.9%  
Current ratio x1.31.9 68.5%  
Inventory Days Days2687 29.6%  
Debtors Days Days1320 68.4%  
Net fixed assets Rs m49,8905,909 844.3%   
Share capital Rs m2,1601,291 167.3%   
"Free" reserves Rs m70,65024,474 288.7%   
Net worth Rs m72,81025,765 282.6%   
Long term debt Rs m0198 0.0%   
Total assets Rs m178,62040,815 437.6%  
Interest coverage x283.270.1 404.1%   
Debt to equity ratio x00 0.0%  
Sales to assets ratio x2.01.5 128.5%   
Return on assets %29.420.7 142.2%  
Return on equity %71.832.1 223.5%  
Return on capital %100.743.6 230.7%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m3,8703,249 119.1%   
Fx outflow Rs m12,8502,087 615.7%   
Net fx Rs m-8,9801,161 -773.2%   
From Operations Rs m60,6405,545 1,093.5%  
From Investments Rs m-10,680169 -6,330.8%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-49,750-5,675 876.7%  
Net Cashflow Rs m21079 265.8%  

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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