Unilever PLC Company Profile (NYSE:UL)

About Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)

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: Consumer Staples
  • Industry: Personal Products - NEC
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: NYSE:UL
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.unilever.co.uk
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $72.32934 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 2,812,500,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $56.15
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $51.79
  • 52 Week Range: $38.58 - $57.73
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 23.96
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.00
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $63.69 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.53
  • Book Value: $6.78 per share
  • Price / Book: 8.44
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.64
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $11.38 billion
Debt:
  • Current Ratio: 0.84%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.63%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.31 million shs.
  • Beta: 0.88
  • Short Ratio: 1.29
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, July 21st. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.409 per share on Wednesday, September 6th. This represents a $1.64 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.86%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 2nd. This is a positive change from Unilever PLC's previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. View Unilever PLC's Dividend History.

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

11 brokers have issued 1-year target prices for Unilever PLC's stock. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Unilever PLC's stock price to reach $26.00 in the next year. 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

Who owns Unilever PLC stock?

Unilever PLC's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Harris Associates L P (0.28%), Manning & Napier Advisors LLC (0.25%), Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (0.19%), Mawer Investment Management Ltd. (0.14%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (0.09%) and Harding Loevner LP (0.09%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Unilever PLC.

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 Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, Capital International Investors, Manning & Napier Advisors LLC, Sterling Capital Management LLC, Macquarie Group Ltd., Harris Associates L P, Artisan Partners Limited Partnership and Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unilever PLC.

Who bought Unilever PLC stock? Who is buying Unilever PLC stock?

Unilever PLC's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Goldman Sachs Group Inc., NINE MASTS CAPITAL Ltd, Segantii Capital Management Ltd, Harding Loevner LP, Morningstar Investment Services LLC, Dimensional Fund Advisors LP, Anchor Capital Advisors LLC and Mawer Investment Management Ltd.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unilever PLC.

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.

What is Unilever PLC's stock price today?

One share of Unilever PLC stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.19.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Unilever PLC (NYSE UL)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 ( )
Outperform Votes:  207 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  322 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  529
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 (NYSE:UL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Ratings, 3 Hold Ratings, 5 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.18)
Consensus Price Target: $26.00 (54.54% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
8/11/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
4/3/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesLower Price Target$28.00 -> $26.00LowView Rating Details
3/31/2017ABN AmroDowngradeHold -> SellLowView Rating Details
3/28/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
3/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHold -> HoldLowView Rating Details
3/25/2017Barclays PLCUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightLowView Rating Details
3/24/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Reiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
3/17/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
2/27/2017Bank of America CorporationUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Jefferies Group LLCUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/22/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
4/18/2016Numis Securities LtdDowngradeAdd -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
4/16/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/12/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
1/19/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 8/20/2015 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: $2.59 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.86 EPS

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)
Next Dividend:9/6/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.64
Dividend Yield:2.87%
Dividend Growth:-0.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:63.32% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
57.34% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)

Dividend History by Quarter for Unilever PLC (NYSE UL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
7/21/2017Quarterly$0.412.93%8/2/20178/4/20179/6/2017
4/21/2017quarterly$0.382.98%5/3/20175/5/20176/7/2017
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

Headline Trends for Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)
Latest Headlines for Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)
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americanbankingnews.com logoContrasting Unilever PLC (UL) and Colgate-Palmolive (CL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 18 at 10:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBusiness Leaders Are Not Happy With President Trump’s Charlottesville Response
finance.yahoo.com - August 15 at 7:51 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (UL) Rating Lowered to Underperform at Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 8:42 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHormel Foods Corp (HRL) Stock Can’t Be Squashed
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 3:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (NYSE:UL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 11 at 3:14 PM
nasdaq.com logoUnilever (UL) to Buyback Dutch Preference Shares for $528M - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 10 at 3:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever (UL) to Buyback Dutch Preference Shares for $528M
finance.yahoo.com - August 10 at 3:19 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (UL) versus Herbalife LTD. (HLF) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 7 at 8:26 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Unilever Plc : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 8:08 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever’s Latest Investment Targets New Route into Homes
finance.yahoo.com - August 3 at 8:24 AM
nasdaq.com logoUnilever PLC (UL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 02, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 2 at 8:19 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnilever: Q2 2017 Results Point To More Goodness To Come? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 29 at 8:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (NYSE:UL) Announces Dividend Increase - $0.41 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 28 at 10:35 AM
finanznachrichten.de logoPro-Trader Daily: Earnings Review and Free Research Report: Unilever's Quarterly Earnings Jumped 14.5%; Half Year Earnings Soared 24.1%
www.finanznachrichten.de - July 25 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever Plc :UL-US: Earnings Analysis: For the six months ended June 30, 2017 : July 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 8:05 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Unilever's Quarterly Earnings Jumped 14.5%; Half Year Earnings Soared 24.1%
finance.yahoo.com - July 25 at 8:05 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnilever Up 43% YTD With More To Come - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 23 at 9:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Takeaways From Unilever's Fiscal First Half Results
finance.yahoo.com - July 22 at 10:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever net profit soars in first half of 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 8:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever CEO Polman Seeks Value Enhancing M&A
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 8:15 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSustainability initiatives 'can create profit quite quick...
finance.yahoo.com - July 21 at 8:15 AM
thestreet.com logoUnilever Beats Estimates For First Half Earnings, Sees Full Year Margin Improvement - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 20 at 9:13 AM
seekingalpha.com logoUnilever's (UL) CEO Paul Polman on Q2 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 20 at 9:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever Edges Closer To Record Peaks Following Strong Half-Year Numbers
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 9:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever CEO to ask UK's May for extended Brexit transition
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 9:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever's Growing Pains
finance.yahoo.com - July 20 at 9:13 AM
thestreet.com logoMcCormick's French's Deal Turns Up The Heat Global M&A Food Fight - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - July 19 at 8:48 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (NYSE:UL) Receives Average Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 2:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (NYSE:UL) Receives "Neutral" Rating from UBS AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 17 at 11:18 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBen & Jerry’s Flavor Maker: Get Ready for Kombucha-Inspired Ice Cream
finance.yahoo.com - July 17 at 9:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill Acquisitions Drive Unilever (UN) Performance in Q2?
finance.yahoo.com - July 17 at 9:34 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAmerica's Second-Biggest Warehouse Owner Rides Online Shopping Wave to $11.6 Billion Takeover Offer
finance.yahoo.com - July 14 at 9:37 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (UL) & Procter & Gamble Company (The) (PG) Head to Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 8 at 4:22 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoTop Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for July 6th
finance.yahoo.com - July 6 at 3:20 PM
nasdaq.com logoUN Named Top 10 SAFE International Dividend Stock
www.nasdaq.com - July 5 at 11:02 AM
zacks.com logoTop Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for July 5th
www.zacks.com - July 5 at 11:02 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThis International Growth Fund Screens for Quality and Hedges Currency Risk
finance.yahoo.com - July 5 at 11:02 AM
seekingalpha.com logoIs There More Upside Ahead For Unilever? - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 1 at 8:39 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: ExxonMobil, General Motors, Unilever, Johnson & Johnson and PepsiCo
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 3:56 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Amazon.com, Whole Foods Market, Aramark, Unilever and Service
finance.yahoo.com - June 29 at 7:43 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo[$$] In Unilever’s Radical Hiring Experiment, Resumes Are Out, Algorithms Are In
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 9:29 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKimberly Clark Corp's Worst Moves in 2017 So Far
finance.yahoo.com - June 27 at 9:29 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (UL) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 24 at 9:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever shows innovation still intact with 'once-in-a-decade' laundry soap
finance.yahoo.com - June 22 at 7:26 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUnilever To Acquire Hourglass For Luxury Cosmetics Line
seekingalpha.com - June 22 at 2:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (UL) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 22 at 8:46 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoUnilever PLC (UL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - June 20 at 3:04 PM
seekingalpha.com logoUnilever PLC (UL) Presents At Deutsche Bank Global Consumer Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - June 15 at 3:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoUnilever CEO on US' withdrawal from Paris agreement
finance.yahoo.com - June 6 at 1:26 AM
zacks.com logoTop Ranked Growth Stocks to Buy for May 17th
www.zacks.com - May 17 at 12:07 PM

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