NYSE:UL - Unilever Stock Price, Price Target & More

$54.81 -1.35 (-2.40 %)
(As of 04/19/2018 11:25 AM ET)
Previous Close$56.16
Today's Range$54.71 - $55.07
52-Week Range$50.08 - $60.13
Volume300,836 shs
Average Volume1.35 million shs
Market Capitalization$69.21 billion
P/E Ratio22.20
Dividend Yield3.13%
Beta0.81

About Unilever (NYSE:UL)

Unilever logoUnilever PLC operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through Personal Care, Home Care, Foods, and Refreshment segments. The Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and oral care products. The Home Care segment provides home care products, including powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars, and various cleaning products. The Foods segment offers soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, and margarines and spreads. The Refreshment segment provides ice creams and tea-based beverages. The company was founded in 1885 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorConsumer Staples
SymbolNYSE:UL
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-20-7822-5252

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.73%
Quick Ratio0.56%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio22.20
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E Growth2.49

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$60.68 billion
Price / Sales1.11
Cash Flow$7.0269 per share
Price / Cash7.80
Book Value$13.20 per share
Price / Book4.15

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees169,000
Outstanding Shares1,231,770,000

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Unilever (NYSE:UL) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Unilever's stock symbol?

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

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

Unilever announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, February 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th will be given a dividend of $0.4452 per share on Wednesday, March 21st. This represents a $1.78 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.25%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 15th. This is an increase from Unilever's previous quarterly dividend of $0.42. View Unilever's Dividend History.

Are investors shorting Unilever?

Unilever saw a increase in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 1,493,146 shares, an increase of 118.0% from the February 28th total of 684,996 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,041,555 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.4 days. Currently, 0.1% of the shares of the stock are short sold.

Who are some of Unilever's key competitors?

Who are Unilever's key executives?

Unilever's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paulus Gerardus Josephus Maria Polman, CEO & Exec. Director
  • Mr. Graeme David Pitkethly, Chief Financial Officer and Exec. Director
  • Ms. Ritva Sotamaa, Chief Legal Officer & Group Sec.
  • Mr. Keith C. F. Weed, Chief Marketing and Communication Officer
  • Ms. Leena Nair, Chief HR Officer

Has Unilever been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about UL stock have trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Unilever earned a media sentiment score of 0.22 on Accern's scale. They also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 45.01 out of 100, indicating that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the next few days.

How do I buy shares of Unilever?

Shares of UL can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Unilever's stock price today?

One share of UL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.81.

How big of a company is Unilever?

Unilever has a market capitalization of $69.21 billion and generates $60.68 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $6.84 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.53 on an earnings per share basis. Unilever employs 169,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Unilever?

Unilever's mailing address is 100 VICTORIA EMBANKMENT, LONDON X0, EC4Y 0DY. The company can be reached via phone at 44-20-7822-5252 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Unilever (UL)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  271 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  418 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  689
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Unilever and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe UL will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe UL will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Price Target and Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
5 Wall Street analysts have issued ratings and price targets for Unilever in the last 12 months. There are currently 1 sell rating and 4 hold ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus rating of "Hold."
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 1.801.781.912.00
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
1 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/A$26.00$26.00$26.00
Price Target Upside: N/A50.58% downside53.54% downside55.06% downside

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Consensus Price Target History

Price Target History for Unilever (NYSE:UL)

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Analyst Ratings History

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DateBrokerageActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
2/27/2018JPMorgan ChaseReiterated RatingNeutralMediumView Rating Details
11/17/2017ArgusInitiated CoverageHold -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
8/11/2017Royal Bank of CanadaDowngradeSector Perform -> UnderperformLowView Rating Details
7/17/2017UBSReiterated RatingNeutralLowView Rating Details
4/3/2017Seaport Global SecuritiesLower Price Target$28.00 -> $26.00LowView Rating Details
3/31/2017ABN AmroDowngradeHold -> SellLowView Rating Details
3/27/2017Liberum CapitalReiterated RatingHold -> HoldLowView Rating Details
3/25/2017BarclaysUpgradeEqual Weight -> OverweightLowView Rating Details
3/24/2017Goldman SachsReiterated RatingSellLowView Rating Details
3/17/2017MacquarieInitiated CoverageOutperform -> OutperformLowView Rating Details
2/27/2017Bank of AmericaUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016Jefferies GroupUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
8/25/2016Deutsche BankReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
8/22/2016Sanford C. BernsteinInitiated CoverageOutperformN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 4/19/2016 forward)

Earnings

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Unilever (NYSE:UL)

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.88 EPS

Unilever (NYSE UL) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
2/3/2011Q4 2010$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/19/2010Q2 2010$0.53$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/29/2010Q1 2010$0.45$0.49ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/7/2010Q4 2009$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2009Q3 2009$0.65ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2009Q2 2009$0.47$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/7/2009Q1 2009$0.34$0.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2009Q4 2008$0.43$0.54ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2008Q2 2008$0.50ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/8/2008Q1 2008$0.68ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Earnings results data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Dividend Information

Unilever pays an annual dividend of $1.76 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.21%. UL's most recent quarterly dividend payment was Wednesday, March 21. The company has grown its dividend for the last 2 consecutive years and is increasing its dividend by an average of 1.20% each year. Unilever pays out 69.57% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Most Recent Dividend:3/21/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.76
Dividend Yield:3.21%
Dividend Growth:1.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:69.57% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
61.11% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Frequency:Quarterly Dividend
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Unilever (NYSE:UL)

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Dividend History by Quarter

AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
2/5/2018quarterly$0.44523.3%2/15/20182/16/20183/21/2018
10/23/2017quarterly$0.42173.11%11/2/201711/3/201712/13/2017
7/21/2017Quarterly$0.40902.93%8/2/20178/4/20179/6/2017
4/21/2017quarterly$0.38302.98%5/3/20175/5/20176/7/2017
1/30/2017Quarterly$0.33903.35%2/8/20172/10/20173/15/2017
10/14/2016$0.3510/26/201610/28/201612/7/2016
7/25/2016Quarterly$0.34808/3/20168/5/20169/7/2016
4/19/2016$0.36504/27/20164/29/20164/29/2016
4/14/2016$0.36484/27/20164/29/20166/1/2016
1/20/2016$0.32502/3/20162/5/20163/9/2016
10/19/2015$0.338010/28/201510/30/201512/9/2015
7/23/2015$0.32828/5/20158/7/20159/9/2015
4/16/2015quarterly$0.31902.85%4/22/20154/24/20156/3/2015
1/20/2015quarterly$0.33032.99%2/4/20152/6/20153/11/2015
10/28/2014quarterly$0.36373.64%11/5/201411/7/201412/10/2014
7/29/2014quarterly$0.38423.44%8/6/20148/8/20149/10/2014
4/25/2014special$0.39383.33%5/7/20145/9/20146/11/2014
1/22/2014quarterly$0.36543.5%2/5/20142/7/20143/12/2014
10/25/2013quarterly$0.36783.65%11/6/201311/8/201312/11/2013
7/26/2013quarterly$0.35453.5%8/7/20138/9/20139/11/2013
4/26/2013special$0.34943.03%5/8/20135/10/20136/12/2013
1/24/2013quarterly$0.32373.25%2/6/20132/8/20133/13/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Unilever (NYSE UL) Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History

Insider Ownership Percentage: 1.00%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 6.67%
Insider Trading History for Unilever (NYSE:UL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Unilever (NYSE:UL)

Unilever (NYSE UL) Insider Trading History

Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionShares Held After TransactionDetails
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Unilever (NYSE UL) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
Nestle, Unilever forego price increases to move productNestle, Unilever forego price increases to move product
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 8:43 AM
Unilever faces mounting investor unrest over UK exitUnilever faces mounting investor unrest over UK exit
www.ft.com - April 18 at 5:20 PM
[$$] Unilever: the Rotters’ club[$$] Unilever: the Rotters’ club
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 5:20 PM
[$$] Unilever faces mounting investor unrest over UK exit[$$] Unilever faces mounting investor unrest over UK exit
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 5:20 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsUnilever plc (UL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 1:34 PM
Form 425 UNILEVER NV Filed by: UNILEVER NVForm 425 UNILEVER NV Filed by: UNILEVER NV
www.streetinsider.com - April 17 at 5:31 PM
Sigma Holdco BV -- Moodys assigns B3 rating to Sigma Holdco BVs proposed EUR1,050 million senior notes due in 2026Sigma Holdco BV -- Moody's assigns B3 rating to Sigma Holdco BV's proposed EUR1,050 million senior notes due in 2026
finance.yahoo.com - April 17 at 5:31 PM
Unilever (UL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment ResearchUnilever (UL) Downgraded by Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 14 at 10:05 AM
Unilever faces potential shareholder unrest over pay policyUnilever faces potential shareholder unrest over pay policy
www.ft.com - April 13 at 5:08 PM
Unilever remuneration under fire from investor advisory firmsUnilever remuneration under fire from investor advisory firms
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 5:08 PM
[$$] Unilever faces potential shareholder unrest over pay policy[$$] Unilever faces potential shareholder unrest over pay policy
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 5:08 PM
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seekingalpha.com - April 9 at 4:59 PM
Cartoon Network show inks 2-year partnership with Dove Self-Esteem ProjectCartoon Network show inks 2-year partnership with Dove Self-Esteem Project
finance.yahoo.com - April 4 at 3:50 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Short Interest UpdateUnilever plc (UL) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 2 at 1:24 AM
Unilever confirms plan to close Norwich factoryUnilever confirms plan to close Norwich factory
www.marketwatch.com - March 28 at 4:59 PM
The Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Facebook, Alphabet, Twitter, Procter & Gamble and UnileverThe Zacks Analyst Blog Highlights: Facebook, Alphabet, Twitter, Procter & Gamble and Unilever
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:54 PM
Nestle, other food groups likely suitors for GSKs Horlicks: sourcesNestle, other food groups likely suitors for GSK's Horlicks: sources
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 4:54 PM
Critical Review: Coty (COTY) versus Unilever (UL)Critical Review: Coty (COTY) versus Unilever (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 27 at 7:53 AM
Unilever quits UK, Stephen Hawkings legacy, Russian revolution lessonsUnilever quits UK, Stephen Hawking's legacy, Russian revolution lessons
www.ft.com - March 24 at 4:56 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from BrokeragesUnilever plc (UL) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 24 at 1:50 PM
Contrasting Unilever (UL) & e.l.f. Beauty (ELF)Contrasting Unilever (UL) & e.l.f. Beauty (ELF)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 23 at 5:20 PM
Columbia Threadneedle urges Unilever to engage with investors over moveColumbia Threadneedle urges Unilever to engage with investors over move
finance.yahoo.com - March 22 at 8:59 AM
Analyzing Helen of Troy (HELE) and Unilever (UL)Analyzing Helen of Troy (HELE) and Unilever (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 9:10 PM
[$$] Unilever’s Rotterdam decision bodes well for MBAs[$$] Unilever’s Rotterdam decision bodes well for MBAs
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 6:04 PM
P&G rival consolidates HQ, which may lead to acquisitionsP&G rival consolidates HQ, which may lead to acquisitions
finance.yahoo.com - March 16 at 6:04 PM
Unilever Moving Global Headquarters to Rotterdam in Major Corporate Exit - TheStreet.comUnilever Moving Global Headquarters to Rotterdam in Major Corporate Exit - TheStreet.com
www.thestreet.com - March 16 at 8:53 AM
Unilever chooses Netherlands HQ over UK - Seeking AlphaUnilever chooses Netherlands HQ over UK - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 16 at 8:53 AM
[$$] What Unilever Gains by Leaving London[$$] What Unilever Gains by Leaving London
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:39 PM
Hammond plays down tax implication of Unilevers Rotterdam HQ choice - BBCHammond plays down tax implication of Unilever's Rotterdam HQ choice - BBC
finance.yahoo.com - March 15 at 5:39 PM
[$$] Unilever board meets to choose base for unified company[$$] Unilever board meets to choose base for unified company
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 6:33 PM
Stocks give up early gains, Goldman names Solomon as Pres, COOStocks give up early gains, Goldman names Solomon as Pres, COO
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 6:33 PM
Unilever Favors Dutch Base Over U.K. in Blow to MayUnilever Favors Dutch Base Over U.K. in Blow to May
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 6:33 PM
[$$] Unilever set to name Rotterdam as base for new headquarters[$$] Unilever set to name Rotterdam as base for new headquarters
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 6:33 PM
[$$] Unilever Board Meets On Possible Move To Rotterdam[$$] Unilever Board Meets On Possible Move To Rotterdam
finance.yahoo.com - March 14 at 6:33 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Holdings Increased by Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLCUnilever plc (UL) Holdings Increased by Matthew Goff Investment Advisor LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 6 at 9:46 AM
Richard C. Young & CO. LTD. Sells 2,912 Shares of Unilever plc (UL)Richard C. Young & CO. LTD. Sells 2,912 Shares of Unilever plc (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 3:34 PM
Scotia Capital Inc. Has $17.19 Million Holdings in Unilever plc (UL)Scotia Capital Inc. Has $17.19 Million Holdings in Unilever plc (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 3:25 PM
Granite Investment Advisors LLC Sells 59,941 Shares of Unilever plc (UL)Granite Investment Advisors LLC Sells 59,941 Shares of Unilever plc (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 5 at 3:07 PM
Lazard Asset Management LLC Has $38.28 Million Stake in Unilever plc (UL)Lazard Asset Management LLC Has $38.28 Million Stake in Unilever plc (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 1:25 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Shares Bought by Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLCUnilever plc (UL) Shares Bought by Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 6:47 AM
Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership Purchases Shares of 84,961 Unilever plc (UL)Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership Purchases Shares of 84,961 Unilever plc (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 4 at 4:32 AM
Brown Advisory Inc. Boosts Stake in Unilever plc (UL)Brown Advisory Inc. Boosts Stake in Unilever plc (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 3 at 4:56 AM
Valley National Advisers Inc. Purchases 7,441 Shares of Unilever plc (UL)Valley National Advisers Inc. Purchases 7,441 Shares of Unilever plc (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 9:28 PM
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finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 5:43 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Holdings Raised by Edge Advisors LLCUnilever plc (UL) Holdings Raised by Edge Advisors LLC
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 8:44 AM
Worlds Biggest Advertiser Cut $200M of Its Digital Ad Spend Last YearWorld's Biggest Advertiser Cut $200M of Its Digital Ad Spend Last Year
finance.yahoo.com - March 2 at 8:44 AM
Unilever plc (UL) Position Increased by Assetmark Inc.Unilever plc (UL) Position Increased by Assetmark Inc.
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 2 at 5:12 AM
Venturi Wealth Management LLC Buys 6,025 Shares of Unilever plc (UL)Venturi Wealth Management LLC Buys 6,025 Shares of Unilever plc (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 6:58 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Shares Sold by Eaton Vance ManagementUnilever plc (UL) Shares Sold by Eaton Vance Management
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 1 at 9:28 AM
Unilever plc (UL) Shares Sold by CORDA Investment Management LLC.Unilever plc (UL) Shares Sold by CORDA Investment Management LLC.
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 28 at 4:21 PM

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