Unilever plc Company Profile (LON:ULVR)

About Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)

Unilever plc logoUnilever PLC is a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company. The Company's segments include Personal Care, which primarily includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products; Foods, which primarily includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads; Home Care, which primarily includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products, and Refreshment, which primarily includes sales of ice cream and tea-based beverages. The Company's geographical segments include Asia/AMET/RUB, The Americas and Europe. Its brands include Axe, Dirt is Good (Omo), Dove, Family Goodness (Rama), Heartbrand (Wall's), Hellmann's, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Magnum, Rexona, Sunsilk and Surf. The Company operates in more than 100 countries, selling its products in more than 190 countries. The Company operates approximately 310 factories in over 70 countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Non-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: LON:ULVR
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.unilever.com/
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: £126.63 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,812,500,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,408.78
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: GBX 4,267.17
  • 52 Week Range: GBX 3,050.50 - GBX 4,548.50
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 18.59
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: £64.79 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.95
  • Book Value: GBX 6.89 per share
  • Price / Book: 6.53
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: £11.58 billion
  • Net Margins: 11.96%
  • Return on Equity: 38.11%
  • Return on Assets: 11.56%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 2.34 million shs.
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)

What is Unilever plc's stock symbol?

Unilever plc trades on the London Stock Exchange (LON) under the ticker symbol "ULVR."

How often does Unilever plc pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Unilever plc?

Unilever plc declared a dividend on Thursday, July 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of GBX 31.83 per share on Wednesday, September 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.73%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 3rd. This is a positive change from Unilever plc's previous dividend of $30.21. The official announcement can be seen at this link. View Unilever plc's Dividend History.

Where is Unilever plc's stock going? Where will Unilever plc's stock price be in 2017?

21 brokerages have issued 12-month price objectives for Unilever plc's stock. Their forecasts range from GBX 3,400 to GBX 5,075. On average, they anticipate Unilever plc's share price to reach GBX 4,271.25 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Unilever plc.

Who are some of Unilever plc's key competitors?

Who are Unilever plc's key executives?

Unilever plc's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Nitin Paranjpe, President - Home Care
  • Paulus Polman, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director
  • Ann Marie Fudge, Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director
  • Graeme David Pitkethly, Chief Financial Officer
  • Kevin Havelock, President - Refreshment
  • Alan Jope, President, Personal Care
  • Kees Kruythoff, President, North America
  • Amanda Sourry, President, Foods
  • Jan Zijderveld, President, Europe
  • Leena Nair, Chief Human Resource Officer

How do I buy Unilever plc stock?

Shares of Unilever plc and other U.K. stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the London Stock Exchange (LSX). Some U.K. companies can be purchased through major U.S. brokerages in the form of American Depository Receipts (ADRs), which are placeholder equities held in a trust by a bank that represent shares of a foreign stock.

What is Unilever plc's stock price today?

One share of Unilever plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately GBX 4,502.50.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Unilever plc (LON ULVR)
Community Ranking:  2.3 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  580 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  707 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,287
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Unilever plc and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.29)
Consensus Price Target: GBX 4,271.25
Consensus Price Target History for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
Price Target History for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
Analysts' Ratings History for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
10/10/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Set Price TargetSellGBX 3,950View Rating Details
10/2/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,400View Rating Details
10/1/2017Whitman HowardReiterated RatingHoldGBX 4,350View Rating Details
9/25/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHoldGBX 3,870View Rating Details
8/25/2017Bryan, Garnier & CoReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,300View Rating Details
8/10/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeUnderperformGBX 3,800View Rating Details
8/2/2017MacquarieReiterated RatingOutperformGBX 4,700View Rating Details
7/25/2017Jefferies Group LLCBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 4,750 -> GBX 4,830View Rating Details
7/21/2017Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/21/2017Berenberg BankSet Price TargetBuyGBX 5,075View Rating Details
7/21/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingNeutralGBX 4,200View Rating Details
7/20/2017Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
7/7/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetBuyGBX 4,390View Rating Details
4/24/2017Numis Securities LtdBoost Price TargetHoldGBX 4,080 -> GBX 4,197View Rating Details
4/21/2017S&P GlobalSet Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,200View Rating Details
4/20/2017AlphaValueReiterated RatingReduceGBX 4,243View Rating Details
4/7/2017Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingBuyGBX 4,440View Rating Details
3/7/2017BNP ParibasSet Price TargetBuyGBX 4,600View Rating Details
2/28/2017Deutsche Bank AGBoost Price TargetBuyGBX 3,600 -> GBX 4,150View Rating Details
1/27/2017S&P Global Inc.Set Price TargetNeutralGBX 3,400View Rating Details
11/3/2016Morgan StanleySet Price TargetNeutralGBX 4,000View Rating Details
8/22/2016Sanford C. BernsteinSet Price TargetBuyGBX 4,200View Rating Details
6/30/2016HSBC Holdings plcReiterated RatingBuyGBX 3,800View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/17/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.90 EPS

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Unilever plc (LON ULVR)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/20/2017GBX 31.830.73%8/3/20178/3/20179/6/2017
4/20/2017GBX 30.210.76%5/4/20175/4/20176/7/2017
1/26/2017GBX 27.680.87%2/9/20172/9/20173/15/2017
10/13/2016GBX 28.900.8%10/27/201610/27/201612/7/2016
7/21/2016GBX 26.890.76%8/4/20168/4/20169/7/2016
4/14/2016GBX 25.560.78%4/28/20164/28/20166/1/2016
1/19/2016GBX 230.78%2/4/20162/4/20163/9/2016
10/15/2015GBX 22.590.78%10/29/201510/29/201512/9/2015
7/23/2015GBX 21.100.73%8/6/20158/6/20159/9/2015
4/16/2015GBX 21.800.72%4/23/20154/23/20156/3/2015
1/20/2015GBX 21.770.8%2/5/20152/5/20153/11/2015
10/23/2014GBX 22.520.92%11/6/201411/6/201412/10/2014
7/24/2014GBX 22.530.85%8/6/20148/6/20149/10/2014
4/24/2014GBX 23.380.9%5/7/20145/7/20146/11/2014
1/21/2014GBX 22.220.9%2/5/20142/5/20143/12/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
10/9/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy3GBX 4,354£130.62
9/8/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy2GBX 4,534GBX 9,068
8/8/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy3GBX 4,389£131.67
8/1/2017Mary MaInsiderBuy460GBX 4,312£19,835.20
7/10/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy3GBX 4,255£127.65
6/8/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy3GBX 4,335£130.05
5/9/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy3GBX 4,079£122.37
4/27/2017John Rishton ChaInsiderBuy2,000GBX 3,966£79,320
4/25/2017Strive MasiyiwaInsiderBuy1,130GBX 4,031£45,550.30
4/10/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy3GBX 4,023£120.69
3/8/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy3GBX 3,917£117.51
2/8/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy4GBX 3,309£132.36
1/10/2017Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy4GBX 3,351£134.04
11/8/2016Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy4GBX 3,366£134.64
10/10/2016Graeme PitkethlyInsiderBuy3GBX 3,733£111.99
9/7/2016Pitkethly,GraemeInsiderBuy3GBX 3,611£108.33
8/8/2016Pitkethly,GraemeInsiderBuy4GBX 3,512£140.48
7/8/2016Pitkethly,GraemeInsiderBuy3GBX 3,635£109.05
6/8/2016Pitkethly,GraemeInsiderBuy4GBX 3,229£129.16
5/10/2016Pitkethly,GraemeInsiderBuy4GBX 3,191£127.64
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
Latest Headlines for Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)
Source:
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ULVR.L earnings conference call or presentation 25-Oct-12 7:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 7:31 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ULVR.L earnings conference call or presentation 25-Oct-12 7:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - October 16 at 7:31 AM
fool.co.uk logoUnilever plc and this top dividend growth stock can supercharge your pension - Motley Fool UK (blog)
www.fool.co.uk - October 15 at 7:57 AM
fool.co.uk logoNational Grid plc and Unilever plc look like ideal stocks for your ... - Motley Fool UK (blog)
www.fool.co.uk - October 14 at 9:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoTake Five - World markets themes for the week ahead
finance.yahoo.com - October 14 at 9:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Buying: Unilever plc (ULVR) Insider Buys 3 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 11 at 1:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Unilever pulls Dove ad after complaints of racism
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 7:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] Unilever Apologizes for Dove Ad
finance.yahoo.com - October 10 at 7:51 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDove faces PR disaster over ad that showed black woman turning white
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 8:56 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoDove faces PR disaster over ad that showed black woman turning white
finance.yahoo.com - October 9 at 8:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 7 at 2:38 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFrom food to cosmetics, Japan firms eye Malaysia's halal industry - SMBC
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:08 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : ULVR-GB : October 6, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 6 at 12:08 PM
reuters.com logoBuffett bets on truck stops, to buy majority of Pilot Flying J - Reuters
www.reuters.com - October 3 at 7:19 PM
reuters.com logoADM says it's not bidding for Unilever's spreads business - Reuters
www.reuters.com - October 3 at 7:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoWhitman Howard Reiterates Hold Rating for Unilever plc (ULVR)
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 1 at 6:58 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoWhy I see more upside ahead for Unilever plc
uk.finance.yahoo.com - September 30 at 10:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoShould You Be Concerned About Unilever PLC’s (LSE:ULVR) Risks?
finance.yahoo.com - September 29 at 1:01 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Earns "Neutral" Rating from J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 20 at 11:58 AM
reuters.com logoFood companies to standardize date labels - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 20 at 10:37 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever Plc – Value Analysis (LONDON:ULVR) : September 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 19 at 9:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoIOI Investment (L) Berhad -- Moody's affirms IOI Corp's Baa2 ratings; changes outlook to stable
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 10:42 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever Plc breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : ULVR-GB : September 15, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 15 at 10:42 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 12 at 2:52 PM
marketwatch.com logoUnilever buys organic tea maker Pukka Herbs
www.marketwatch.com - September 7 at 10:32 AM
fool.co.uk logoWhy I'd buy this unloved dividend stock instead of Unilever plc - Motley Fool UK
www.fool.co.uk - September 5 at 9:44 AM
reuters.com logoWarren Buffett tells CNBC he has not sold a share of Apple - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 1 at 10:28 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Receives Hold Rating from Liberum Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 31 at 12:32 AM
fool.co.uk logoWhy I believe you can safely own Unilever plc until 2030
www.fool.co.uk - August 30 at 10:30 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Given a GBX 4,650 Price Target at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 11:22 PM
feeds.benzinga.com logoAssessing The Eligible Suitors For Estee Lauder If Acquisition Rumors Are True
feeds.benzinga.com - August 28 at 12:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc's (ULVR) "Neutral" Rating Reiterated at Bryan, Garnier & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 25 at 6:12 AM
fool.co.uk logoUnilever plc could make you big money by following this five-bagger
www.fool.co.uk - August 23 at 6:42 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 2:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of ULVR.L earnings conference call or presentation 20-Jul-17 7:00am GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 14 at 8:05 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Insider Acquires £131.67 in Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 1:36 PM
rttnews.com logoUnilever To Buy Back Preference Shares
www.rttnews.com - August 9 at 8:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Macquarie
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 8:44 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (LON:ULVR) Insider Mary Ma Acquires 460 Shares
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 1:16 AM
reuters.com logoP&G delivers profit, sales beat amid activist pressure - Reuters
www.reuters.com - July 27 at 8:57 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoP&G delivers profit, sales beat amid activist pressure
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 8:57 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 24 at 2:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc's (ULVR) Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at Credit Suisse Group
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 9:26 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) PT Set at GBX 5,075 by Berenberg Bank
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 23 at 12:00 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (LON:ULVR) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Beaufort Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 11:22 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) PT Set at GBX 4,140 by Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 8:52 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (LON:ULVR) Given a GBX 4,650 Price Target by J P Morgan Chase & Co Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 22 at 12:18 PM
nasdaq.com logoUnilever H1 Profit Rises, Sales Up; Says On Track For FY Underlying Sales Growth - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 22 at 10:06 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (LON:ULVR) Receives "Buy" Rating from Shore Capital
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 12:54 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever plc (ULVR) Increases Dividend to GBX 31.83 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 20 at 9:53 AM

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