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MARICO vs HUL - Comparison Results

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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


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 41.4 61.8 67.0% View Chart
P/BV x 18.3 47.5 38.5% View Chart
Dividend Yield % 1.2 1.3 91.3%  


5-Yr Chart
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High Rs3481,871 18.6%   
Low Rs2841,322 21.5%   
Sales per share (Unadj.) Rs49.0181.6 27.0%  
Earnings per share (Unadj.) Rs6.428.0 22.9%  
Cash flow per share (Unadj.) Rs7.130.6 23.2%  
Dividends per share (Unadj.) Rs4.2522.00 19.3%  
Dividend yield (eoy) %1.31.4 97.6%  
Book value per share (Unadj.) Rs20.036.3 54.9%  
Shares outstanding (eoy) m1,290.902,164.53 59.6%   
Bonus/Rights/Conversions ESOP--  
Price / Sales ratio x6.58.8 73.4%   
Avg P/E ratio x49.357.0 86.5%  
P/CF ratio (eoy) x44.552.1 85.3%  
Price / Book Value ratio x15.843.9 36.0%  
Dividend payout %66.378.6 84.4%   
Avg Mkt Cap Rs m407,8603,454,698 11.8%   
No. of employees `0001.75.6 29.5%   
Total wages/salary Rs m4,22218,750 22.5%   
Avg. sales/employee Rs Th37,971.169,636.8 54.5%   
Avg. wages/employee Rs Th2,535.93,321.5 76.3%   
Avg. net profit/employee Rs Th4,969.710,735.2 46.3%   
Net Sales Rs m63,222393,100 16.1%  
Other income Rs m8465,500 15.4%   
Total revenues Rs m64,068398,600 16.1%   
Gross profit Rs m11,37888,800 12.8%  
Depreciation Rs m8915,650 15.8%   
Interest Rs m162330 49.0%   
Profit before tax Rs m11,17188,320 12.6%   
Minority Interest Rs m-10-   
Prior Period Items Rs m00-   
Extraordinary Inc (Exp) Rs m0-2,280 0.0%   
Tax Rs m2,89625,440 11.4%   
Profit after tax Rs m8,27560,600 13.7%  
Gross profit margin %18.022.6 79.7%  
Effective tax rate %25.928.8 90.0%   
Net profit margin %13.115.4 84.9%  
Current assets Rs m27,934119,140 23.4%   
Current liabilities Rs m14,57686,670 16.8%   
Net working cap to sales %21.18.3 255.8%  
Current ratio x1.91.4 139.4%  
Inventory Days Days8724 365.0%  
Debtors Days Days2017 116.6%  
Net fixed assets Rs m5,90951,210 11.5%   
Share capital Rs m1,2912,160 59.8%   
"Free" reserves Rs m24,47476,510 32.0%   
Net worth Rs m25,76578,670 32.8%   
Long term debt Rs m1980-   
Total assets Rs m40,815186,290 21.9%  
Interest coverage x70.1268.6 26.1%   
Debt to equity ratio x00-  
Sales to assets ratio x1.52.1 73.4%   
Return on assets %20.732.7 63.2%  
Return on equity %32.177.0 41.7%  
Return on capital %43.6109.8 39.8%  
Exports to sales %00-   
Imports to sales %00-   
Exports (fob) Rs mNANA-   
Imports (cif) Rs mNANA-   
Fx inflow Rs m3,2493,240 100.3%   
Fx outflow Rs m2,08713,820 15.1%   
Net fx Rs m1,161-10,580 -11.0%   
From Operations Rs m5,54558,000 9.6%  
From Investments Rs m169-4,380 -3.9%  
From Financial Activity Rs m-5,675-53,900 10.5%  
Net Cashflow Rs m79-280 -28.2%  

Share Holding

Indian Promoters % 59.6 0.0 -  
Foreign collaborators % 0.1 67.3 0.1%  
Indian inst/Mut Fund % 2.6 4.1 63.4%  
FIIs % 31.0 14.1 219.9%  
ADR/GDR % 0.0 0.0 -  
Free float % 6.7 14.5 46.2%  
Shareholders   37,128 322,351 11.5%  
Pledged promoter(s) holding % 0.0 0.0 -  
NM: Not Meaningful
Source: Company Annual Reports, Regulatory Filings, Equitymaster


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