What are key takeaways from HUL's Q1FY2020 performance?

  • 1 Answers
  • Sharekhan, retail brokerage firm
    answered 4 months ago in Research report
  • Key positives
    • Domestic volume growth stood at 5%, in-line with ours as well as street’s expectation of 5-6% volume growth.
    • Home care category (~35% of revenue) continued to deliver strong performance, with 10% growth and PBIT margin improving by 129 BPS to 20.2%.

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  • Soumya Kanti Ghosh, Group Chief Economic Adviser SBI
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