InvestorQ : How were the quarterly results of Hindustan Unilever for the Mar-22 quarter?
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How were the quarterly results of Hindustan Unilever for the Mar-22 quarter?

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Hindustan Unilever reported sales were up 10.73% for the Mar-22 quarter at Rs.13,767 crore. In FY22, revenues were up 11.1% at Rs.52,704 crore, crossing Rs.50K mark for the first time in its history. Despite the pressure on input costs, the net profit for Q4 were up 5.40% at Rs.2,304 crore. Here are the highlights of the quarterly numbers of Hindustan Unilever for the Mar-22 quarter.

Hindustan Unilever

Rs in Crore

Mar-22

Mar-21

YOY

Dec-21

QOQ

Total Income (Rs cr)

₹ 13,767

₹ 12,433

10.73%

₹ 13,439

2.44%

EBIT (Rs cr)

₹ 3,023

₹ 2,777

8.86%

₹ 3,137

-3.63%

Net Profit (Rs cr)

₹ 2,304

₹ 2,186

5.40%

₹ 2,297

0.30%

Diluted EPS (Rs)

₹ 9.81

₹ 9.31

₹ 9.78

EBIT Margins

21.96%

22.34%

23.34%

Net Margins

16.74%

17.58%

17.09%

  

Among the verticals, the beauty and personal care segment saw 3.6% growth at Rs.4,743 crore while Food and refreshment grew 5.3% at Rs.3,698 crore. Solid growth was seen in the 23.6% growth in Rs.4,743 crore. Beauty products were impacted by the third wave of COVID which had a negative impact on discretionary consumption. Home care, led by detergents and fabric care were among the best growth stories for Hindustan Unilever.

EBITDA margins were robust at 24.6% due to its influence on input costs. Price hikes also helped offset some of the input cost hikes. Home care segment saw operating profits up 14.8% at Rs.932 crore while food and refreshments saw operating profits grow sharply by 24% at Rs.713 crore. Net margins stood at 16.74% in Mar-22 quarter compared to 17.58% in Mar-21. For the fourth quarter, NPM was lower sequentially against 17.09%.

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