Hindustan Unilever Ltd rose for a fifth straight session today. The stock is quoting at Rs 1717.3, up 0.4% on the day as on 12:49 IST on the NSE. The benchmark NIFTY is up around 0.02% on the day, quoting at 11599.3. The Sensex is at 38619.15, up 0.03%. Hindustan Unilever Ltd has dropped around 1.73% in last one month.
Meanwhile, Nifty FMCG index of which Hindustan Unilever Ltd is a constituent, has dropped around 0.19% in last one month and is currently quoting at 30151.15, up 0.8% on the day. The volume in the stock stood at 9.13 lakh shares today, compared to the daily average of 16.89 lakh shares in last one month.
The benchmark April futures contract for the stock is quoting at Rs 1722.65, up 0.16% on the day. Hindustan Unilever Ltd is up 21.75% in last one year as compared to a 10.67% gain in NIFTY and a 12.64% gain in the Nifty FMCG index.
The PE of the stock is 61.6 based on TTM earnings ending December 18.