Unilever Financial Analysis

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FINANCIAL ANALYSIS OF
unilever Pakistan LIMITED
June 17th, 2010

Submitted To:

Mr. Muhammad Usman

Submitted By:

Uzma Jamil 014
Sidra Shirazi 025
Shanawer Baig 035
Deeba Sabahat 040

(MBA 2009-2011)

Foreword4
ABSTRACT5
Acknowledgements6
Unilever’s Mission statement7
Unilever’s Vision Statement8

UNILEVER'S CORE VALUES…………………………………………………………………………………………………9 History10
Current status11
Liquidity Ratios for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 200915
Activity Ratios for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 200917
Debt Ratios for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 200921
Profitability Ratios for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 200925 Return on Investment Ratio28
Return on Equity Ratio29
Ratios important from Investor’s point of view for 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008 & 200930 Financial Analysis from Ratios Calculated32
LIQUIDITY RATIOS32
ACTIVITY RATIOS32
INVESTMENT DECISIONS:34
INDEX ANALYSIS36
COMMON SIZE ANALYSIS38
SWOT Analysis40
Conclusion42
Recommendations42
Glossary:43
ANNEXURES44
Bibliography:55

FOREWORD
It was a knowledgeable experience to make this Financial Analysis report on largest fast moving consumer products (FMCG) company in Pakistan, i.e. Unilever Pakistan Limited (UPL). The making of the report helped to have a deep insight into the working of the company. We learned how to analyze the important financial statements and draw out valuable results out of them in order to understand the company’s overall standing. it first seemed to be an easy task but some areas needed special attention and understanding. Here we express our deep gratitude to our respected course instructor, Mr. Muhammad Usman who was always here to guide us and provide us support to complete this challenging task.

ABSTRACT

This report covers the financial analysis of Unilever, a giant consumer good manufacturer. Using the industry’s financial data, some very important aspects have been brought forward which include liquidity, activity, and debt and profitability position of the company. These key aspects have been used to discuss the company’s performance of the five consecutive years; 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009. This report consists of ratio analysis, interpretation of the calculated ratios, conclusions and in the end some valuable recommendations for a better future of the company. Besides this, the sources from where information has been acquired have also been mentioned vividly. And in the very end, a glossary has been prepared for the convenience of readers, who might come across some difficult words and terms while going through the report.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

“The most beautiful things we can experience are the mysterious .It is source of all true art and science”
We are highly grateful to Almighty Allah who bestowed on us the ability to accomplish this project assigned to us. We are very thankful to students, who have been the part of our research and provided us valuable information. We pay gratitude for their cooperation.

The kind guidance of our honorable course instructor Mr. Mohammad Usman helped and enabled us to bind papers into project manner. We are very thankful to her.

We have poured all our efforts in this project but still it is no way perfect. Together we overcame obstacles by undertaking setbacks in the stride and got the task done. No doubt, this is the beauty of team work. Working together always manifolds greater results.

Unilever’s Mission statement

Unilever’s Vision Statement

WE WORK TO CREATE A BETTER FUTURE
EVERY DAY We help people feel good, look good
and get more out of life with brands and services that
are good for them and good for others.We will inspire
people to take small everyday actions that can add up to
a big difference in the world.We will develop new ways
of doing business that will allow us to double the size of
our company while reducing our environmental impact....
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