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Hindustan Unilever Cost of Goods Sold

: $3,353.33 Mil (TTM As of Sep. 2021)
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Hindustan Unilever's cost of goods sold for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was $858.42 Mil. Its cost of goods sold for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 was $3,353.33 Mil.

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin. Hindustan Unilever's Gross Margin % for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was 50.74%.

Cost of Goods Sold is also directly linked to Inventory Turnover. Hindustan Unilever's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 was 3.55.


Hindustan Unilever Cost of Goods Sold Historical Data

The historical data trend for Hindustan Unilever's Cost of Goods Sold can be seen below:

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

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Hindustan Unilever Annual Data
Trend Mar12 Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Mar19 Mar20 Mar21
Cost of Goods Sold
Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 2,479.15 2,572.05 2,658.53 2,543.05 3,145.03

Hindustan Unilever Quarterly Data
Mar13 Mar14 Mar15 Mar16 Mar17 Mar18 Jun18 Sep18 Dec18 Mar19 Jun19 Sep19 Dec19 Mar20 Jun20 Sep20 Dec20 Mar21 Jun21 Sep21
Cost of Goods Sold Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only Premium Member Only 746.97 760.40 912.94 821.57 858.42

Hindustan Unilever Cost of Goods Sold Calculation

Cost of Goods Sold is the aggregate cost of goods produced and sold, and services rendered during the reporting period. It excludes Total Operating Expense, such as Depreciation, Depletion and Amortization and Selling, General, & Admin. Expense.

Cost of Goods Sold for the trailing twelve months (TTM) ended in Sep. 2021 adds up the quarterly data reported by the company within the most recent 12 months, which was $3,353.33 Mil.

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.


Hindustan Unilever  (OTCPK:HNSQY) Cost of Goods Sold Explanation

Cost of Goods Sold is directly linked to profitability of the company through Gross Margin.

Hindustan Unilever's Gross Margin % for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as:

Gross Margin %=(Revenue - Cost of Goods Sold) / Revenue
=(1742.4971854685 - 858.41514374142) / 1742.4971854685
=50.74 %

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

A company that has a moat can usually maintain or even expand their Gross Margin. A company can increase its Gross Margin in two ways. It can increase the prices of the goods it sells and keeps its Cost of Goods Sold unchanged. Or it can keep the sales price unchanged and squeeze its suppliers to reduce the Cost of Goods Sold. Warren Buffett believes businesses with the power to raise prices have moats.

Cost of Goods Sold is also directly linked to another concept called Inventory Turnover:

Hindustan Unilever's Inventory Turnover for the three months ended in Sep. 2021 is calculated as:

Inventory Turnover=Cost of Goods Sold / Total Inventories
=858.41514374142 / 241.86637731426
=3.55

* For Operating Data section: All numbers are indicated by the unit behind each term and all currency related amount are in USD.
* For other sections: All numbers are in millions except for per share data, ratio, and percentage. All currency related amount are indicated in the company's associated stock exchange currency.

Inventory Turnover measures how fast the company turns over its inventory within a year. A higher inventory turnover means the company has light inventory. Therefore the company spends less money on storage, write downs, and obsolete inventory. If the inventory is too light, it may affect sales because the company may not have enough to meet demand.

Usually retailers pile up their inventories at holiday seasons to meet the stronger demand. Therefore, the inventory of a particular quarter of a year should not be used to calculate inventory turnover. An average inventory is a better indication.


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Hindustan Unilever Business Description

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B. D. Sawant Marg, Unilever House, Chakala, Andheri (East), Mumbai, IND, 400 099
Hindustan Unilever Ltd is an Indian consumer goods company. The firm's offering is diverse, as it includes over 35 brands from 20 distinct categories, from cosmetics and hygienic items (detergents, soaps, shampoos, skincare, toothpaste, and deodorants), to food and beverages (tea, coffee, packaged foods). Its product portfolio contains household brands such as Lux, Lifebuoy, Pepsodent, Closeup, Pureit, Axe, Brooke Bond, Bru, Knorr, Kissan, Pond's, Vaseline, Lakme, Dove, Clinic Plus, Sunsilk, Kwality Wall's, Surf Excel, Rin, Wheel, and Fair & Lovely.

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