Unilever plc Company Profile (NYSE:UL)

About Unilever plc

Unilever plc logoUnilever PLC is a supplier of food, home and personal care products. The Company's portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, soaps, shampoos and household care products. The Company operates through four segments: Personal Care, Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. The Personal Care segment includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. The Foods segment includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads. The Homecare segment includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products. The Refreshment segment includes sales of ice cream and tela-based beverages. The Company has approximately 400 brands found in homes around the world, including Persil, Dove, Knorr, Domestos, Hellmann's, Lipton, Wall's, PG Tips, Ben & Jerry's, Marmite, Magnum and Lynx. The Company operates in over 190 countries.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: UL
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $47.12
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $42.34
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $43.16
  • 52-Week Range: $38.58 - $48.97
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.36
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.76
  • P/E Growth: 4.59
  • Market Cap: $133.81B
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,839,699,000
  • Beta: 0.82
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.68%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.47%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Unilever plc (NYSE:UL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 6 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.27)
Consensus Price Target: N/A

Analysts' Ratings History for Unilever plc (NYSE:UL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/23/2017Barclays PLCDowngradeOverweight -> Equal WeightView Rating Details
12/13/2016Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
12/7/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> NeutralView Rating Details
8/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/22/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperformView Rating Details
7/24/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingSector PerformView Rating Details
7/22/2016Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
5/25/2016Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
4/18/2016Numis Securities LtdDowngradeAdd -> HoldView Rating Details
4/16/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/12/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
1/19/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
8/12/2015Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)DowngradeNeutral -> SellView Rating Details
7/24/2015Canaccord GenuityUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
4/29/2015First GlobalUpgradeMarket Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
4/8/2015BNP ParibasReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
2/27/2015HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageOverweightView Rating Details
(Data available from 2/25/2015 forward)

Earnings

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

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Unilever plc (NYSE:UL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.13 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.27 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Unilever plc (NYSE:UL)
Annual Dividend:$1.36
Dividend Yield:2.89%
Dividend Growth:-0.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:63.85% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
59.91% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)

Dividend History for Unilever plc (NYSE:UL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
1/30/2017Quarterly$0.343.35%2/8/20172/10/20173/15/2017
10/14/2016$0.3510/26/201610/28/201612/7/2016
7/25/2016Quarterly$0.358/3/20168/5/20169/7/2016
4/19/2016$0.374/27/20164/29/20164/29/2016
4/14/2016$0.364/27/20164/29/20166/1/2016
1/20/2016$0.332/3/20162/5/20163/9/2016
10/19/2015$0.3410/28/201510/30/201512/9/2015
7/23/2015$0.338/5/20158/7/20159/9/2015
4/16/2015quarterly$0.322.85%4/22/20154/24/20156/3/2015
1/20/2015quarterly$0.332.99%2/4/20152/6/20153/11/2015
10/28/2014quarterly$0.363.64%11/5/201411/7/201412/10/2014
7/29/2014quarterly$0.383.44%8/6/20148/8/20149/10/2014
4/25/2014special$0.393.33%5/7/20145/9/20146/11/2014
1/22/2014quarterly$0.373.5%2/5/20142/7/20143/12/2014
10/25/2013quarterly$0.373.65%11/6/201311/8/201312/11/2013
7/26/2013quarterly$0.353.5%8/7/20138/9/20139/11/2013
4/26/2013special$0.353.03%5/8/20135/10/20136/12/2013
1/24/2013quarterly$0.323.25%2/6/20132/8/20133/13/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Unilever plc (NYSE:UL)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Unilever plc (NYSE:UL)
DateHeadline
News IconUnilever Launches Review After Rejecting Kraft Heinz Offer--3rd Update (NYSE:UL)
ih.advfn.com - February 23 at 11:16 PM
investopedia.com logoUnilever Launches 'Review' In Wake of Kraft Bid (NYSE:UL)
www.investopedia.com - February 23 at 11:16 PM
News IconUnilever Launches Review After Rejecting Kraft Heinz Offer--2nd Update (NYSE:UL)
ih.advfn.com - February 23 at 2:57 AM
News IconStock Price of Unilever PLC (UL) Increases 16.18% (NYSE:UL)
mundoaguaysaneamiento.net - February 22 at 10:39 AM
streetinsider.com logoUnilever plc (UL) Conducting Review of Options to Accelerate Delivery of Value (NYSE:UL)
www.streetinsider.com - February 22 at 10:39 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever reviewing options after Kraft Heinz withdraws bid (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 10:38 AM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoUnilever Begins Review To 'Accelerate' Value After Rejecting Kraft Heinz (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 10:38 AM
thestreet.com logoUnilever Could Be Sitting on a Massive Profit Goldmine -- Here's How It Could Be Dug Up (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 22 at 10:38 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Unilever Launches Review After Rejecting Kraft Heinz Offer (NYSE:UL)
www.wsj.com - February 22 at 10:38 AM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever spurred into speedy value review by Kraft bid (NYSE:UL)
sg.finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 10:38 AM
investorplace.com logoWhy Trevena Inc (TRVN), Unilever plc (ADR) (UL) and Freeport-McMoRan Inc (FCX) Are 3 of Today’s Worst Stocks (NYSE:UL)
investorplace.com - February 21 at 4:40 PM
benzinga.com logoKraft Heinz Falls After Pulling Unilever Offer; Deutsche Says Buy The Dip (NYSE:UL)
www.benzinga.com - February 21 at 4:29 PM
News IconUnilever plc (ADR) (NYSE:UL) Shares Price Target Increased By $4 (NYSE:UL)
stockmarketdaily.co - February 21 at 4:29 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoWhat's Next For Unilever, 3G After Brazil-Buffett Bid (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:29 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoUS stocks add to records after solid retail earnings (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:29 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoBUZZ-View from the buyside: Henderson's Bennett buys Unilever after failed Kraft bid (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:29 PM
bloomberg.com logoUnilever Asset Sale Bet Draws $12 Billion Henderson Fund Manager (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:29 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoKraft Ends $143B Unilever Bid, But Story Not Over (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:29 PM
thestreet.com logoFailed Unilever Deal Leaves Kraft Heinz in a Pickle (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 21 at 4:29 PM
sg.finance.yahoo.com logoFTSE steadies after setting one-month high, Unilever slumps (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 20 at 7:26 PM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoEuropean shares supported by miners, telecoms; Unilever slump weighs (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 20 at 7:26 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoKraft Heinz Is Value Stock Picking With Unilever (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 20 at 7:26 PM
wsj.com logo[$$] Unilever Pressure Rises After Kraft Heinz Withdraws Bid (NYSE:UL)
www.wsj.com - February 20 at 7:26 PM
News IconUnilever plc (ADR) (NYSE:UL) Heffx Trading Outlook - Live Trading News (NYSE:UL)
www.livetradingnews.com - February 20 at 8:23 AM
seekingalpha.com logoKraft-Heinz Relents: Unilever Stands Alone - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:UL)
seekingalpha.com - February 20 at 8:23 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logoGLOBAL MARKETS-Telcos, banks lift European shares, dollar dips (NYSE:UL)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 8:23 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKraft backs out of Unilever bid after hostile reception (NYSE:UL)
in.finance.yahoo.com - February 20 at 8:23 AM
News IconUnilever rejects $143 bn takeover bid from Kraft Heinz (NYSE:UL)
xboxonezone.com - February 19 at 7:20 PM
News IconKraft-Heinz Relents: Unilever Stands Alone – Unilever Plc (NYSE:UL) (NYSE:UL)
www.news.xfoor.com - February 19 at 7:20 PM
bizjournals.com logoKraft Heinz withdraws $143 billion bid for Unilever (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 19 at 7:20 PM
marketwatch.com logoThe Wall Street Journal: Kraft Heinz withdraws bid for Unilever (NYSE:UL)
www.marketwatch.com - February 19 at 2:36 PM
streetinsider.com logoKraft Heinz (KHC) Confirms It Approached Unilever plc (UL) on Merger, Unilever Declined - StreetInsider.com (NYSE:UL)
www.streetinsider.com - February 19 at 8:22 AM
wsj.com logo[$$] Advisers in Kraft's Bid for Unilever Fit Familiar Strategy (NYSE:UL)
www.wsj.com - February 19 at 8:22 AM
News IconRPT-3G Capital's austere empire-building weighs on Kraft's Unilever bid - Business Insider (NYSE:UL)
www.businessinsider.com - February 19 at 5:13 AM
4-traders.com logoUnilever PLC Statement re announcement by Kraft -2- (NYSE:UL)
www.4-traders.com - February 18 at 7:24 PM
News IconUnilever says Kraft Heinz is biting off more than it can chew (NYSE:UL)
fairydetox.org - February 18 at 7:24 PM
News IconDividend Growth of Unilever PLC(UL) - Highland Mirror (NYSE:UL)
www.highlandmirror.com - February 18 at 11:34 AM
investorplace.com logoUnilever plc (ADR) (UL) Stock Soars on Kraft Heinz Co (KHC) Surprise Takeover Bid - Investorplace.com (NYSE:UL)
investorplace.com - February 18 at 11:34 AM
reuters.com logoKraft Heinz bids $143 billion for Unilever in global brand grab - Reuters (NYSE:UL)
www.reuters.com - February 18 at 2:11 AM
proactiveinvestors.co.uk logoKraft Heinz makes audacious Unilever bid but analysts are unconvinced (NYSE:UL)
www.proactiveinvestors.co.uk - February 17 at 4:56 PM
4-traders.com logoBaystreet.ca’s Top Stories of The Week: UL, KHC, YHOO, VZ, PG (NYSE:UL)
www.4-traders.com - February 17 at 4:56 PM
nasdaq.com logoUnilever Breaks Above 200-Day Moving Average - Bullish for UL (NYSE:UL)
www.nasdaq.com - February 17 at 4:56 PM
News IconUnilever PLC Statement re announcement by Kraft Heinz Company (NYSE:UL)
ih.advfn.com - February 17 at 4:56 PM
streetinsider.com logoKraft Heinz (KHC) Confirms It Approached Unilever plc (UL) on Merger, Unilever Declined (NYSE:UL)
www.streetinsider.com - February 17 at 4:56 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo[$$] Culture clash is biggest obstacle to $143bn Unilever takeover (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 4:56 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoStocks hover near all-time highs after record streak (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 4:56 PM
thestreet.com logoDow, S&P 500 and Nasdaq Close Out Strong Week With Fresh Records (NYSE:UL)
us.rd.yahoo.com - February 17 at 4:56 PM
fool.com logoWhy Unilever PLC Stock Popped Today (NYSE:UL)
www.fool.com - February 17 at 1:51 PM
News IconMarket View: Technicals in Focus for Unilever plc (UL) - Benton Bulletin (NYSE:UL)
bentonbulletin.com - February 14 at 6:46 AM
uk.finance.yahoo.com logo2 ‘hidden’ dividend stocks to combat higher inflation (NYSE:UL)
uk.finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 6:46 AM

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What is Unilever plc's stock symbol?

Unilever plc trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "UL."

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

Unilever plc announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, January 30th. Investors of record on Friday, February 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.339 per share on Wednesday, March 15th. This represents a $1.36 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 8th.

Who owns Unilever plc stock?

Unilever plc's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (0.24%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (0.13%), Federated Investors Inc. PA (0.10%), Capital Guardian Trust Co. (0.04%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (0.03%) and Renaissance Group LLC (0.01%).

Who sold Unilever plc stock? Who is selling Unilever plc stock?

Unilever plc's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Federated Investors Inc. PA, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, First Republic Investment Management Inc., Baird Financial Group Inc., Guggenheim Capital LLC, Capital Guardian Trust Co., Envestnet Asset Management Inc. and Hemenway Trust Co LLC.

Who bought Unilever plc stock? Who is buying Unilever plc stock?

Unilever plc's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Scotia Capital Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Marshall Wace LLP, Welch Investments LLC, JT Stratford LLC, Ancora Advisors LLC, Ellington Management Group LLC and Robertson Stephens Advisors LLC.

How do I buy Unilever plc stock?

Shares of Unilever plc can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How much does a share of Unilever plc stock cost?

One share of Unilever plc stock can currently be purchased for approximately $47.12.

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Last Updated on 2/25/2017 by MarketBeat.com Staff