Hindustan Unilever Limited (HINDUNILVR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

  • ID: 2653289
  • SWOT Analysis
  • 36 pages
  • GlobalData
  • Unilever N.V.
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Hindustan Unilever Limited (HINDUNILVR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by the publisher to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), a subsidiary of Unilever Plc, is a fast-moving consumer goods company. It offers food and beverages, personal care products, homecare products, and water purifiers. HUL’s product portfolio includes soaps, detergents, shampoos, toothpastes, deodorants, cosmetics, tea, coffee, packaged foods, ice cream, and water purifiers. Its beverage portfolio includes iced tea drinks and squash/syrups. The company markets its products under the brands of Bru, Magnum, Fair & Lovely, Ponds, Lakme, Dove, Pepsodent, Surf Excel, Knoor, Taza, Lipton and Kissan, among others. The company also offers chemicals, marine products, and agricultural commodities through its subsidiaries. HUL is headquartered in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

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List of Tables

List of Figures

Section 1 - About the Company

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Key Facts

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Key Employees

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Key Employee Biographies

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Major Products and Services

Hindustan Unilever Limited - History

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Company Statement

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries

Head Office

Other Locations & Subsidiaries

Section 2 – Company Analysis

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Business Description

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Corporate Strategy

Hindustan Unilever Limited - SWOT Analysis

SWOT Analysis - Overview

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Strengths

Strength - Business Performance: Soaps and Detergents

Strength - Dominant Market Position

Strength - Support from the Parent Company

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Weaknesses

Weakness - Food Security Concerns

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Opportunities

Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives

Opportunity - Rising Demand for Organic and Natural Cosmetics

Opportunity - Product Innovation

Opportunity - Strategic Partnerships

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Threats

Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences

Threat - Global Economic Scenario

Threat - Highly Competitive Environment

Hindustan Unilever Limited - Key Competitors

Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios

Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios

Performance Chart

Financial Performance

Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

Section 4 – Appendix


Ratio Definitions

About us

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List of Tables

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Key Facts

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Key Employees

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Key Employee Biographies

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Major Products and Services

Hindustan Unilever Limited, History

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Other Locations

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Subsidiaries

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Key Competitors

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Ratios based on current share price

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Annual Ratios

Currency Codes

Capital Market Ratios

Equity Ratios

Profitability Ratios

Cost Ratios

Liquidity Ratios

Leverage Ratios

Efficiency Ratios

List of Figures

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016)

Hindustan Unilever Limited, Ratio Charts
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