Unilever Stock Price, News & Analysis (NYSE:UL)

$55.03 0.51 (0.94 %)
(As of 01/17/2018 04:22 AM ET)
Previous Close$54.52
Today's Range$54.75 - $55.14
52-Week Range$40.31 - $60.13
Volume802,900 shs
Average Volume1.08 million shs
Market Capitalization$165.86 billion
P/E Ratio22.10
Dividend Yield3.09%
Beta0.89

About Unilever (NYSE:UL)

Unilever 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.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Personal Products
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorNon-Cyclical Consumer Goods & Services
SymbolNYSE:UL
CUSIPN/A
Phone+44-20-78225252

Debt

Debt-to-Equity RatioN/A
Current Ratio0.84%
Quick Ratio0.63%

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio22.1004016064257
Forward P/E Ratio21.00
P/E Growth2.03

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$58.34 billion
Price / Sales1.16
Cash Flow$5.82 per share
Price / Cash9.45
Book Value$14.34 per share
Price / Book3.84

Profitability

Trailing EPSN/A
Net IncomeN/A
Net MarginsN/A
Return on EquityN/A
Return on AssetsN/A

Miscellaneous

Employees169,000
Outstanding Shares1,232,540,000

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 declared a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.4217 per share on Wednesday, December 13th. This represents a $1.69 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 3.07%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, November 2nd. This is a positive change from Unilever's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41. View Unilever's Dividend History.

When will Unilever make its next earnings announcement?

Unilever is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January, 25th 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Unilever.

Where is Unilever's stock going? Where will Unilever's stock price be in 2018?

10 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Unilever's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Unilever's stock price to reach $26.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Unilever.

Are investors shorting Unilever?

Unilever saw a drop in short interest in the month of December. As of December 15th, there was short interest totalling 518,965 shares, a drop of 42.1% from the November 30th total of 896,340 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,377,542 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.4 days.

Who are some of Unilever's key competitors?

Who are Unilever's key executives?

Unilever's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Nitin Paranjpe, President - Home Care (Age 53)
  • Paulus Polman, Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director (Age 60)
  • Ann Marie Fudge, Vice Chairman of the Board, Senior Independent Director (Age 65)
  • Graeme David Pitkethly, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Kevin Havelock, President - Refreshment (Age 59)
  • Alan Jope, President, Personal Care (Age 52)
  • Kees Kruythoff, President, North America (Age 48)
  • Amanda Sourry, President, Foods (Age 53)
  • Jan Zijderveld, President, Europe (Age 52)
  • Leena Nair, Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 47)

Who owns Unilever stock?

Unilever's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include CGOV Asset Management (0.06%), Davis R M Inc. (0.05%), Bank of Montreal Can (0.01%), Progressive Investment Management Corp (0.00%), Beacon Financial Group (0.00%) and Pennsylvania Trust Co (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Unilever.

Who sold Unilever stock? Who is selling Unilever stock?

Unilever's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, Davis R M Inc., Pennsylvania Trust Co and Orrstown Financial Services Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unilever.

Who bought Unilever stock? Who is buying Unilever stock?

Unilever's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including CGOV Asset Management, Progressive Investment Management Corp and Beacon Financial Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unilever.

How do I buy Unilever stock?

Shares of Unilever 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 Unilever stock can currently be purchased for approximately $55.03.

How big of a company is Unilever?

Unilever has a market capitalization of $165.86 billion and generates $58.34 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $5.74 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.49 on an earnings per share basis. Unilever employs 169,000 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Unilever?

Unilever's mailing address is Unilever House, Blackfriars, LONDON, EC4P 4BQ, United Kingdom. The company can be reached via phone at +44-20-78225252 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Unilever (UL)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  255 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  395 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  650
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Analyst Ratings

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Analysts' Consensus Rating

  (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Today30 Days Ago90 Days Ago180 Days Ago
Consensus Rating: HoldHoldHoldHold
Consensus Rating Score: 1.901.902.002.27
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
2 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $26.00$26.00$26.00$26.00
Price Target Upside: 53.54% downside53.54% downside55.06% downside47.30% 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
12/18/2017JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingNeutralLowView 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
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 Sachs GroupReiterated 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
4/18/2016Numis SecuritiesDowngradeAdd -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
4/16/2016Beaufort SecuritiesReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
1/19/2016Shore CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 1/17/2016 forward)

Earnings

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Earnings History and Estimates Chart

Earnings by Quarter for Unilever (NYSE:UL)

Unilever (NYSE UL) Earnings History by Quarter

DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
1/25/2018        
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)

Estimates

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Earnings Estimates

Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.62 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.88 EPS

Dividends

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Dividend Information

Most Recent Dividend:12/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.67
Dividend Yield:3.03%
Dividend Growth:1.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:67.07% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
63.74% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
57.99% (Based on Next 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
10/23/2017quarterly$0.423.11%11/2/201711/3/201712/13/2017
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 (NYSE UL)

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Headlines

Unilever (NYSE UL) News Headlines

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DateHeadline
IBM and Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain CompanyIBM and Maersk Are Creating a New Blockchain Company
finance.yahoo.com - January 16 at 10:34 AM
Here's Where Things Went Wrong for Kimberly-Clark Corporation in 2017Here's Where Things Went Wrong for Kimberly-Clark Corporation in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 4:24 PM
LPC-KKRs Unilever spreads buy backed with 5.65 billion euro-equivalent debtLPC-KKR's Unilever spreads buy backed with 5.65 billion euro-equivalent debt
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 4:24 PM
Why Unilever PLC Shares Rose 25% in 2017Why Unilever PLC Shares Rose 25% in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - January 9 at 4:24 PM
Coca-Cola Chilean Arm to Buy Novaverde, Diversifies Portfolio - NasdaqCoca-Cola Chilean Arm to Buy Novaverde, Diversifies Portfolio - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - January 8 at 4:27 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by BrokeragesUnilever plc (UL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 8 at 12:04 PM
UL Crosses Above Key Moving Average LevelUL Crosses Above Key Moving Average Level
www.nasdaq.com - January 4 at 4:22 PM
Time Inc. Sells Essence Magazine (And Its Music Festival) To Group Led By Sundial Brands CEOTime Inc. Sells Essence Magazine (And Its Music Festival) To Group Led By Sundial Brands CEO
finance.yahoo.com - January 4 at 10:31 AM
Unilever plc (UL) Short Interest UpdateUnilever plc (UL) Short Interest Update
www.americanbankingnews.com - January 4 at 1:16 AM
U.K. stocks start 2018 on the back foot as pound ralliesU.K. stocks start 2018 on the back foot as pound rallies
www.marketwatch.com - January 2 at 5:05 PM
Morning Technical Insight on These Personal Products Stocks -- Unilever, Estee Lauder, Nu Skin Enterprises, and ... - PR Newswire (press release)Morning Technical Insight on These Personal Products Stocks -- Unilever, Estee Lauder, Nu Skin Enterprises, and ... - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - January 2 at 10:25 AM
ETFs with exposure to Unilever Plc : December 27, 2017ETFs with exposure to Unilever Plc : December 27, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - December 27 at 1:21 PM
Investors In Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) Are Paying Above The Intrinsic ValueInvestors In Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) Are Paying Above The Intrinsic Value
finance.yahoo.com - December 25 at 5:33 PM
Consumer Goods Giants Will Race to Acquire More Small Brands in 2018Consumer Goods Giants Will Race to Acquire More Small Brands in 2018
finance.yahoo.com - December 21 at 4:25 PM
Unilever (UL) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchUnilever (UL) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 19 at 10:22 AM
What To Make Of Unilevers Sale Of Its Spreads BusinessWhat To Make Of Unilever's Sale Of Its Spreads Business
finance.yahoo.com - December 18 at 4:18 PM
Can Unilevers Spreads Business Sale Drive Growth Further?Can Unilever's Spreads Business Sale Drive Growth Further?
www.zacks.com - December 18 at 11:02 AM
Unilevers (UL) Neutral Rating Reiterated at J P Morgan Chase & CoUnilever's (UL) Neutral Rating Reiterated at J P Morgan Chase & Co
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 18 at 6:38 AM
Unilevers Buyout of Schmidts Naturals to Bolster Portfolio - NasdaqUnilever's Buyout of Schmidt's Naturals to Bolster Portfolio - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - December 16 at 4:20 PM
Unilever PLC (UL) Reports Acquisition of Schmidts Naturals - StreetInsider.comUnilever PLC (UL) Reports Acquisition of Schmidt's Naturals - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - December 16 at 4:20 PM
Unilevers Buyout of Schmidts Naturals to Bolster PortfolioUnilever's Buyout of Schmidt's Naturals to Bolster Portfolio
www.zacks.com - December 15 at 4:35 PM
How Unilever Makes Money (UL)How Unilever Makes Money (UL)
finance.yahoo.com - December 15 at 4:35 PM
Unilever to Acquire Schmidt’s NaturalsUnilever to Acquire Schmidt’s Naturals
finance.yahoo.com - December 14 at 4:52 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsUnilever plc (UL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 14 at 2:36 PM
Avoid These Big Mistakes in Your TFSAAvoid These Big Mistakes in Your TFSA
www.fool.ca - December 14 at 10:45 AM
Unilever Is Launching a New ‘Natural’ Line of Shampoos and Soaps to Attract MillennialsUnilever Is Launching a New ‘Natural’ Line of Shampoos and Soaps to Attract Millennials
finance.yahoo.com - December 13 at 4:30 PM
Unilever (UL) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment ResearchUnilever (UL) Lifted to "Buy" at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 13 at 12:26 PM
Italy fines Unilever for abuse of dominant position in ice creamItaly fines Unilever for abuse of dominant position in ice cream
finance.yahoo.com - December 6 at 4:21 PM
Best-in-Class Quant Score Makes Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy - Investorplace.comBest-in-Class Quant Score Makes Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - December 5 at 12:20 PM
Head to Head Review: Unilever (UL) and Its PeersHead to Head Review: Unilever (UL) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - December 4 at 11:26 PM
Dealmakers Talk Challenges at Deal Economy ConferenceDealmakers Talk Challenges at Deal Economy Conference
www.thestreet.com - November 30 at 4:20 PM
Refreshments To Remain Unilevers Fastest-Growing Segment Going ForwardRefreshments To Remain Unilever's Fastest-Growing Segment Going Forward
finance.yahoo.com - November 30 at 4:20 PM
Head to Head Comparison: Unilever (UL) & The CompetitionHead to Head Comparison: Unilever (UL) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 30 at 1:28 AM
Reviewing Unilever (UL) & The CompetitionReviewing Unilever (UL) & The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 29 at 5:36 PM
Sundial Group Holdings LLC. -- Moodys places Sundials ratings under review for upgrade following announced acquisition by UnileverSundial Group Holdings LLC. -- Moody's places Sundial's ratings under review for upgrade following announced acquisition by Unilever
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:20 PM
Gillette Is Introducing Cheaper Blades to Fend Off Dollar Shave Club and Harry’sGillette Is Introducing Cheaper Blades to Fend Off Dollar Shave Club and Harry’s
finance.yahoo.com - November 29 at 4:20 PM
Unilever board to delay decision on single structure - FTUnilever board to delay decision on single structure - FT
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 11:39 AM
Brexit Delays Unilevers Decision on U.K. or Dutch BaseBrexit Delays Unilever's Decision on U.K. or Dutch Base
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 11:39 AM
Anglo-Dutch Unilever favors single home, but delays choiceAnglo-Dutch Unilever favors single home, but delays choice
finance.yahoo.com - November 28 at 11:39 AM
Unilever (UL) versus Its Peers Financial SurveyUnilever (UL) versus Its Peers Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 9:32 PM
Critical Analysis: Unilever (UL) and The CompetitionCritical Analysis: Unilever (UL) and The Competition
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 27 at 3:56 PM
Unilever To Buy New York-based Sundial Brands - Quick FactsUnilever To Buy New York-based Sundial Brands - Quick Facts
www.nasdaq.com - November 27 at 3:34 PM
Unilever to Acquire Sundial BrandsUnilever to Acquire Sundial Brands
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 3:34 PM
Unilever to buy U.S. bodycare products company Sundial BrandsUnilever to buy U.S. bodycare products company Sundial Brands
finance.yahoo.com - November 27 at 3:34 PM
Unilever: In Need Of A Catalyst - Seeking AlphaUnilever: In Need Of A Catalyst - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - November 27 at 8:32 AM
Unilever Starts Search For CEO Paul Polmans Successor - NasdaqUnilever Starts Search For CEO Paul Polman's Successor - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - November 27 at 8:32 AM
Head-To-Head Analysis: Unilever (UL) vs. Its CompetitorsHead-To-Head Analysis: Unilever (UL) vs. Its Competitors
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 11:06 PM
Reviewing Unilever (UL) and Its PeersReviewing Unilever (UL) and Its Peers
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 26 at 1:30 PM
[$$] Unilever Launches Search for New CEO[$$] Unilever Launches Search for New CEO
finance.yahoo.com - November 25 at 8:24 AM
Unilever drafts in search firm to look for new CEO - Sky NewsUnilever drafts in search firm to look for new CEO - Sky News
finance.yahoo.com - November 23 at 6:10 PM

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