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Unilever Pakistan Limited: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Unilever Pakistan Limited

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Unilever Pakistan Limited                                               Financial Snapshot

                                                                        Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                        The company reported revenues of US$519.92 million
Headquarters Address               2nd Floor, Karachi, 75530,Pakistan
                                                                        during 2010, with a CAGR of 10.50% during 2006–
                                                                        2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of 11.33%
Telephone                          + 92 21 5660062
                                                                        over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the company
                                                                        recorded an operating margin of 11.16%, as against
Fax                                + 92 21 5681705                      12.99% in 2009.

Website                            www.unileverpakistan.com.pk
                                                                        Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      ULEVER, Karachi Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                1,677

Fiscal Year End                    December

Revenue (in US$ million)           519.92

Revenue (in PKR million)           44,671.51




SWOT Analysis                                                           Return on Equity

Strengths                          Weaknesses                           The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                        90.62% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Nestle
Improved profitability             Increasing current liabilities       Pakistan Limited (Ticker: NESTLE), Treet Corporation
                                                                        Ltd. and ZIL Limited (Ticker: ZIL), which recorded
                                                                        ROEs of 73.68%, 13.24% and 8.05% respectively.
Increasing financial performance                                        The company reported an operating margin of
                                                                        11.16% in 2010.
Strong brand portfolio
                                                                        Return on Equity
Opportunities                      Threats

Growing personal care markets      Changing consumer preferences

Recovering economy                 Rising counterfeit goods market




                                                                        Liquidity Position

                                                                        The company reported a current ratio of 0.84 in 2010,
                                                                        as compared to its peers, Nestle Pakistan Limited,
                                                                        Treet Corporation Ltd. and ZIL Limited, which
                                                                        recorded current ratios of 0.85, 0.92 and 1.63
                                                                        respectively. As of December 2010, the company
                                                                        recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                        US$22.42 million, against US$0.34 million current
                                                                        debt. The company reported a debt to equity ratio of
                                                                        0.10 in 2010 as compared to its peers, Nestle
                                                                        Pakistan Limited, Treet Corporation Ltd. and ZIL
                                                                        Limited, which recorded debt to equity ratios of 1.90,
                                                                        0.84 and 0.00 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.2       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.3       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................17
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 18
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 19
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................19
    4.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................19
    4.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................
								
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