Hindustan Unilever Dividend yield

 Price  2,505.05
 Dividend  39.08
 Earnings  43.19
 Cash-flow  43.27
 Book value  214.11
 Equity  211.72

Hindustan Unilever is part of Personal Goods business, which is part of Consumer Goods industry. Hindustan Unilever is a company from India, and his stocks are publicly traded.

Hindustan Unilever stock dividend

Hindustan Unilever paid a total dividend of 91,838 million INR last year, for a market value of 5,886,868 millions (Market Cap 2,220,657 millions). Hindustan Unilever dividend per share is 39.08 INR, and his stock market price 2,505.05 INR.

According to the chart below, where dividend yield is displayed, Hindustan Unilever has a dividend yield of 1.56%, lower than the amount offered by both the market average and companies from India. It is also lower than average of Consumer Goods industry. This low dividend yield might has several explanations: company overpriced, expanding their business,...

In addition, you should compare Hindustan Unilever stocks dividend with other Personal Goods companies or other of the highest India dividend stocks list.

Dividend yield of Hindustan Unilever

Hindustan Unilever Dividend Payout

About the ability of Hindustan Unilever to maintain his current dividend of INR 39.08 per share, an amount that accounts for 1.56%, we should study its payout ratio both on earnings and on cash-flows (see chart below). Hindustan Unilever payout on ernings is currently 90.48%, which is higher than the market average, and companies of Consumer Goods industry, which are 39.34% and 40.18% respectively. Both figures show that Hindustan Unilever can have problems to keep with his present dividend yield.

The payout on earnings should be complemented with the payout on cash flow since it is this last amount the one which can be distributed to shareholders. Cash flow per share of Hindustan Unilever is INR 43.27 per share, which is higher than the dividend per share paid by the company of INR 39.08, so the company generates enough cash to maintain his dividend in the future.

The following figure shows payout ratios over earnings and cashflow of Hindustan Unilever, compared againt world market average, India companies, Consumer Goods industry and Personal Goods sector companies.

Hindustan Unilever payout

Hindustan Unilever Dividend History

Below you will find a table with the historical evolution of Hindustan Unilever's dividend stock, both in percentage and in INR, its Payout on Earnings and the number of shares (in case there is an split, number shares altered the dividend per share).

Year Yield  INR  Paypout  Shares* 

*In millions

Then you can see the evolution of Hindustan Unilever dividend stock, and compare it with the average of India stocks and that of the Personal Goods stocks.

Hindustan Unilever stock dividend history

Hindustan Unilever Stock performance

Finally, last moth Hindustan Unilever showed a return of -2.20% compared to a worldwide -2.49% average, and a -1.86% of Consumer Goods firms. Over the last year, the company obtained a -5.80% versus a worldwide performance of a 8.71%. More detailed information can be seen in the following graph for India and Personal Goods firms.

Hindustan Unilever stock and market return