Best Stocks to Buy in India for Long term – Hindustan Unilever Ltd

Our 8th company in the Series of Best Stocks to Buy in India for Long term 2021 is Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

This company is good for investing purpose or not ?

Let’s start with the Company profile

Company Profile :

Hindustan Unilever Limited is engaged in fast-moving consumer goods business. The Company’s segments are Soaps and Detergents, Personal Products, Beverages, Packaged Foods, chemicals, water business and infant care products.

Now Let’s check the important fundamental figures of this company. This is a large cap company with Market Cap ₹5,72,560cr. We can check more fundamental details below in depth:

Company Fundamental Detail :

PE Ratio: 71.61

Sector PE Ratio: 47.69

PE Ratio of this company is high than Sector’s PE. So it’s a Below Average PE than the peers of this company.

PB Ratio : 12.00

Sector PB Ratio : 8.81

PB Ratio of this company is high than Sector’s PB ratio. So it’s Below Average PB than the peers of this company.

Dividend Yield : 1.66%

Sector Dividend Yield : 1.76%

Dividend of this company is low than Sector’s dividend. So it’s Average PB than the peers of this company.

ROE: 16.77%

ROCE: 19.01%

ROE (Return on equity) and ROCE (Return on capital equity) is Below Average

According to above data, this company is looking fundamentally average. Now We’ll check the company Financially data:

Company Financial Detail


You can see the company growth clearly in the above table, in 2019 Net profit was 6,054.00 Cr. only and in 2020, It increased to 6,748.00 Cr. and in 2021, it is increased to 7,995.00 Cr.

We should check now liabilities of company also in the below table

Total Current & Non Current Liabilities

2021 2020 2019 2018

Liabilities of a company refers to the debt of that company. We should also aware the debt of company. In 2021 , Company have 21,046.00 Cr. debt.

Let’s check the Free Cash flow of the company

Free Cash flow

2021 2020 2019 2018

Debt Level: Hindustan Unilever Ltd debt to equity ratio (0.1%) is considered satisfactory.

Reducing Debt: Hindustan Unilever Ltd debt to equity ratio has reduced from 3.5% to 0.1% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: Hindustan Unilever Ltd debt is well covered by operating cash flow (17120%).

Interest Coverage: Hindustan Unilever Ltd earns more interest than it pays, so coverage of interest payments is not a concern.

Share Holding Pattern

Promotor HoldingForeign Institution
Mutual Fund
Other Domestic InstitutionsRetail & Others
Jun 2021 61.90% 15.45%3.06% 7.41%12.17%
Mar 202161.90%15.11% 3.18% 7.53%12.27%
Dec 202061.90%14.95%3.32%7.29%12.54%
Sep 202061.90%14.92%3.51% 7.06%12.61%

Above table showing there is no big change in Promotors holding which is 61.90% in June 2021. FIIs invested in June 2021 with 15.45% and retail investor is 12.17%.

Now We’ll check the return of the company, This company given 11.95% returns in last 1 year from 2020 to 26 Oct 2021.

Investment Checklist for Hindustan Unilever Ltd.

  • The company is currently profitable
  • Earnings are forecast to grow by an average of 14.9% per year for the next 3 years
  • Debt level is low and not considered a risk
  • Dividend of 1.31% is sustainable
  • Share price has been stable over the past 3 months
  • The company’s earnings are high quality
  • Profit margins improved or Hindustan Unilever Ltd became profitable
  • They have sufficient analyst coverage
  • No concerning events detected
  • No significant insider selling over the past 3 months
  • Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year or recently listed
  • Revenue is meaningful (₹499B)
  • Market cap is meaningful (₹5,724B)
  • Hindustan Unilever Ltd does not have negative shareholders equity.

According to its historical performance we can predict stock target.

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Hope you liked Our 8th company in the Series of Best stocks to buy in India for Long term 2021. We tried to cover many important things about this company, if you think anything left to cover, you can comment us and we’ll try to cover those things also.

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