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

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$55.65 -0.15 (-0.27 %)
(As of 05/27/2018 06:08 AM ET)
Previous Close$55.65
Today's Range$55.45 - $55.85
52-Week Range$50.74 - $60.13
Volume592,082 shs
Average Volume788,870 shs
Market Capitalization$68.73 billion
P/E Ratio22.00
Dividend Yield3.40%
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 Ratio22.00
Forward P/E Ratio19.53
P/E Growth3.04

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$60.68 billion
Price / Sales1.13
Cash Flow$7.1806 per share
Price / Cash7.75
Book Value$13.20 per share
Price / Book4.22

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees161,000
Outstanding Shares1,231,770,000

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 special dividend on Monday, April 23rd. Stockholders of record on Friday, May 4th will be given a dividend of $0.4789 per share on Wednesday, June 6th. This represents a dividend yield of 3.3%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 3rd. This is a boost from Unilever's previous special dividend of $0.39. View Unilever's Dividend History.

Who are some of Unilever's key competitors?

Some companies that are related to Unilever include Procter & Gamble (PG), Unilever (UN), Ecolab (ECL), Church & Dwight (CHD) and Stepan (SCL).

Who are Unilever's key executives?

Unilever's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Paulus Gerardus Josephus Maria Polman, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 61)
  • Mr. Graeme David Pitkethly, Chief Financial Officer and Exec. Director (Age 51)
  • Ms. Ritva Sotamaa, Chief Legal Officer & Group Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. Keith C. F. Weed, Chief Marketing and Communication Officer (Age 56)
  • Ms. Leena Nair, Chief HR Officer (Age 48)

Has Unilever been receiving favorable news coverage?

News headlines about UL stock have trended somewhat positive on Sunday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern scores the sentiment of news coverage by reviewing more than twenty million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Unilever earned a news sentiment score of 0.19 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media stories about the company an impact score of 47.37 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company's share price in the near term.

Who are Unilever's major shareholders?

Unilever's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Manning & Napier Group LLC (0.45%), Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (0.38%), Royal Bank of Canada (0.24%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.14%), Summit Trail Advisors LLC (0.12%) and Northern Trust Corp (0.12%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Unilever.

Which institutional investors are selling Unilever stock?

UL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Morningstar Investment Services LLC, M&T Bank Corp, Jane Street Group LLC, Reynders McVeigh Capital Management LLC, Wells Fargo & Company MN, Manning & Napier Group LLC and Assetmark Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unilever.

Which institutional investors are buying Unilever stock?

UL stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Summit Trail Advisors LLC, Royal Bank of Canada, JPMorgan Chase & Co., First Foundation Advisors, Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, Federated Investors Inc. PA, Tibra Equities Europe Ltd and Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unilever.

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 $55.65.

How big of a company is Unilever?

Unilever has a market capitalization of $68.73 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 161,000 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:  280 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  424 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  704
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: 1.801.801.912.00
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
0 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
1 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
0 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)
6 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: N/AN/A$26.00$26.00
Price Target Upside: N/AN/A53.54% downside53.37% 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 Chase & Co.Reiterated 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 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
(Data available from 5/27/2016 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: $2.85 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.05 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 $1.90 per share, with a dividend yield of 3.41%. UL's next quarterly dividend payment will be made on Wednesday, June 6. 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 75.10% of its earnings out as a dividend.
Next Dividend:6/6/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.90
Dividend Yield:3.41%
Dividend Growth:1.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio(s):75.10% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
66.67% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
62.30% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
26.46% (Based on Cash Flow)
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
4/23/2018special$0.47893.3%5/3/20185/4/20186/6/2018
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: 7.06%
Insider Trading History for Unilever (NYSE:UL)
Insider Trading History 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

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DateHeadline
Financial Review: Unilever (UL) versus Stepan (SCL)Financial Review: Unilever (UL) versus Stepan (SCL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 23 at 1:32 PM
[$$] Kraft Heinz Prepares to Take On Hellmanns With a New Mayonnaise and Mayochup[$$] Kraft Heinz Prepares to Take On Hellmann's With a New Mayonnaise and 'Mayochup'
finance.yahoo.com - May 20 at 5:30 PM
PepsiCo Is The Perfect 3G TargetPepsiCo Is The Perfect 3G Target
seekingalpha.com - May 18 at 5:23 PM
Nick Train Backs Unilever - And Wont Vote for FTSE ExitNick Train Backs Unilever - And Won't Vote for FTSE Exit
www.morningstar.co.uk - May 17 at 5:38 PM
Stepan (SCL) vs. Unilever (UL) Head to Head ReviewStepan (SCL) vs. Unilever (UL) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 10:58 AM
Now you can pay for natural personal care products using bitcoinNow you can pay for natural personal care products using bitcoin
finance.yahoo.com - May 15 at 5:26 PM
What Should You Know About Unilever PLC’s (LON:ULVR) Earnings Trend?What Should You Know About Unilever PLC’s (LON:ULVR) Earnings Trend?
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 5:02 PM
Yoga Gurus Blitz in India Fails to Dent Unilevers Sales GainYoga Guru's Blitz in India Fails to Dent Unilever's Sales Gain
finance.yahoo.com - May 14 at 9:06 AM
Unilever plc (UL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from AnalystsUnilever plc (UL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 13 at 1:58 PM
Unilever Nigeria calls shareholder vote over sale of spreads businessUnilever Nigeria calls shareholder vote over sale of spreads business
finance.yahoo.com - May 10 at 5:24 PM
Form 6-K UNILEVER NV For: May 08Form 6-K UNILEVER NV For: May 08
www.streetinsider.com - May 8 at 5:09 PM
Why Nestle Is Paying $7.2 Billion to Sell Starbucks CoffeeWhy Nestle Is Paying $7.2 Billion to Sell Starbucks Coffee
finance.yahoo.com - May 7 at 8:44 AM
Unilever credit initiative aims to drive Africa revenuesUnilever credit initiative aims to drive Africa revenues
www.ft.com - May 6 at 7:05 PM
[$$] Unilever credit initiative aims to drive Africa revenues[$$] Unilever credit initiative aims to drive Africa revenues
finance.yahoo.com - May 6 at 7:05 PM
Stepan (SCL) and Unilever (UL) Head to Head ReviewStepan (SCL) and Unilever (UL) Head to Head Review
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 9:01 PM
Kraft Heinz Jumps Most Since Unilever Talks Sent Shares SurgingKraft Heinz Jumps Most Since Unilever Talks Sent Shares Surging
www.bloomberg.com - May 3 at 5:00 PM
CORRECTED-Unilever defends move to Dutch HQCORRECTED-Unilever defends move to Dutch HQ
www.reuters.com - May 2 at 5:11 PM
Unilever shareholders give tepid support to new pay policyUnilever shareholders give tepid support to new pay policy
www.ft.com - May 2 at 5:11 PM
Stepan (SCL) versus Unilever (UL) Financial SurveyStepan (SCL) versus Unilever (UL) Financial Survey
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 11:35 AM
BRIEF-Unilever PLC votes so far show remuneration policy approval around 64 pctBRIEF-Unilever PLC votes so far show remuneration policy approval around 64 pct
www.reuters.com - May 2 at 8:47 AM
Dollar Shave Club grows C-suite with first chief digital, tech hiresDollar Shave Club grows C-suite with first chief digital, tech hires
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 4:57 PM
Is The Golden Era Of Blue-Chip Firms, Like Unilever, Pepsi, General Mills, And P&G, Over?Is The Golden Era Of Blue-Chip Firms, Like Unilever, Pepsi, General Mills, And P&G, Over?
www.forbes.com - April 29 at 6:10 PM
Is Unilever PLC’s (LON:ULVR) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors?Is Unilever PLC’s (LON:ULVR) PE Ratio A Signal To Sell For Investors?
finance.yahoo.com - April 26 at 4:59 PM
Unilever: $7 Billion Buyback, 8% Dividend Increase, And 3%+ YieldUnilever: $7 Billion Buyback, 8% Dividend Increase, And 3%+ Yield
seekingalpha.com - April 25 at 5:10 PM
Church & Dwight (CHD) versus Unilever (UL) Head-To-Head AnalysisChurch & Dwight (CHD) versus Unilever (UL) Head-To-Head Analysis
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 11:04 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Raises Dividend to $0.48 Per ShareUnilever plc (UL) Raises Dividend to $0.48 Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 6:52 PM
Big Consumer Brands Like Raising Prices, but It Is Getting HarderBig Consumer Brands Like Raising Prices, but It Is Getting Harder
www.wsj.com - April 21 at 4:59 PM
Why some workplaces are finally treating mental health days as sick daysWhy some workplaces are finally treating mental health days as sick days
finance.yahoo.com - April 20 at 5:02 PM
Unilever Plc 2018 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call SlidesUnilever Plc 2018 Q1 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - April 19 at 5:14 PM
Clorox, P&G, Unilever Get ClippedClorox, P&G, Unilever Get Clipped
www.barrons.com - April 19 at 5:14 PM
Unilever showers cash on investorsUnilever showers cash on investors
www.ft.com - April 19 at 5:14 PM
P&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move productP&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move product
finance.yahoo.com - April 19 at 5:14 PM
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
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
Quantitative Analysis Of UnileverQuantitative Analysis Of Unilever
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

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