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

$53.55 -0.22 (-0.41 %)
(As of 02/19/2018 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$53.77
Today's Range$53.42 - $53.87
52-Week Range$44.33 - $60.13
Volume980,663 shs
Average Volume1.73 million shs
Market Capitalization$66.00 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield3.27%
Beta0.85

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
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 RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio19.91
P/E Growth2.37

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$60.71 billion
Price / Sales1.09
Cash Flow$7.36 per share
Price / Cash7.28
Book Value$13.19 per share
Price / Book4.06

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, February 5th. Investors of record on Friday, February 16th will be paid a dividend of $0.4452 per share on Wednesday, March 21st. This represents a $1.78 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.33%. 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.

When will Unilever make its next earnings announcement?

Unilever is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, February, 22nd 2018. View Earnings Estimates for Unilever.

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

10 analysts have issued twelve-month target prices for Unilever's stock. Their predictions range from $26.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Unilever's share price to reach $26.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Unilever.

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 67)
  • Graeme David Pitkethly, Chief Financial Officer (Age 50)
  • Kevin Havelock, President - Refreshment (Age 60)
  • 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 53)
  • Leena Nair, Chief Human Resource Officer (Age 47)

Who owns Unilever stock?

Unilever's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mawer Investment Management Ltd. (0.26%), Goldman Sachs Group Inc. (0.19%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.15%), Wells Fargo & Company MN (0.15%), California Public Employees Retirement System (0.12%) and Raymond James & Associates (0.11%). 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 Jane Street Group LLC, Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Deutsche Bank AG, OLD Mission Capital LLC, Bank of Montreal Can, Granite Investment Advisors LLC, Jackson Wealth Management LLC and Tweedy Browne Co. LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for Unilever.

Who bought Unilever stock? Who is buying Unilever stock?

Unilever's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including California Public Employees Retirement System, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., Two Sigma Investments LP, Sensato Investors LLC, Two Sigma Advisers LP, Assetmark Inc., Arrowstreet Capital Limited Partnership and Cambridge Trust Co.. 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 $53.55.

How big of a company is Unilever?

Unilever has a market capitalization of $66.00 billion and generates $60.71 billion in revenue each year. 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:  263 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  405 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  668
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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: 1.901.902.002.10
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)
5 Hold Rating(s)
3 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
3 Hold Rating(s)
4 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% downside53.37% downside54.14% 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
(Data available from 2/19/2016 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
2/22/2018        
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: $2.69 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.88 EPS

Dividends

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Dividend Information

Next Dividend:3/21/2018
Annual Dividend:$1.76
Dividend Yield:3.29%
Dividend Growth:1.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:65.43% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
61.11% (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
2/5/2018quarterly$0.453.3%2/15/20182/16/20183/21/2018
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
Kraft Heinz hints at appetite for dealsKraft Heinz hints at appetite for deals
www.marketwatch.com - February 16 at 5:02 PM
Sigma Holdco BV -- Moodys assigns Sigma Holdco BV a first-time rating of B1; stable outlookSigma Holdco BV -- Moody's assigns Sigma Holdco BV a first-time rating of B1; stable outlook
finance.yahoo.com - February 15 at 5:03 PM
Unilever PLC (UL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 15, 2018 - NasdaqUnilever PLC (UL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 15, 2018 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - February 15 at 8:11 AM
Facebook is losing younger usersFacebook is losing younger users
finance.yahoo.com - February 14 at 5:12 PM
YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Tells Facebook: ‘Get Back to Baby Pictures’YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki Tells Facebook: ‘Get Back to Baby Pictures’
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 4:00 PM
Unilever Tells Digital Platforms To Clean Up Toxic Content Or Lose AdsUnilever Tells Digital Platforms To Clean Up Toxic Content Or Lose Ads
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 4:00 PM
Pre-Market Technical Scan on Personal Products Equities -- Herbalife, Kimberly-Clark, Nu Skin Enterprises, and UnileverPre-Market Technical Scan on Personal Products Equities -- Herbalife, Kimberly-Clark, Nu Skin Enterprises, and Unilever
www.prnewswire.com - February 13 at 9:42 AM
Corrected: Unilever threatens online ad cuts to clean up internetCorrected: Unilever threatens online ad cuts to clean up internet
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:42 AM
Unilever tells Facebook and Google: Drain the swamp or lose advertisingUnilever tells Facebook and Google: Drain the 'swamp' or lose advertising
finance.yahoo.com - February 13 at 9:42 AM
Unilever Threatens to Pull Ads from Facebook and Google if They Don’t Help Clean Up the InternetUnilever Threatens to Pull Ads from Facebook and Google if They Don’t Help Clean Up the Internet
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 4:03 PM
Unilever is threatening to pull out of tech giants like Facebook and GoogleUnilever is threatening to pull out of tech giants like Facebook and Google
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 9:35 AM
Unilever threatens online ad cuts to clean up internetUnilever threatens online ad cuts to clean up internet
finance.yahoo.com - February 12 at 9:35 AM
Unilever gets offer for Alsa baking and dessert business from Dr. OetkerUnilever gets offer for Alsa baking and dessert business from Dr. Oetker
finance.yahoo.com - February 9 at 9:37 AM
Unilever plc (UL) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.45Unilever plc (UL) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.45
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 5 at 8:16 PM
Is Buying Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) For Its Upcoming £0.32 Dividend A Good Choice?Is Buying Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) For Its Upcoming £0.32 Dividend A Good Choice?
finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 9:35 AM
Avon names Unilevers Zijderveld as CEO after long searchAvon names Unilever's Zijderveld as CEO after long search
finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 9:35 AM
Cosmetics maker Avon names Unilever exec Zijderveld as CEOCosmetics maker Avon names Unilever exec Zijderveld as CEO
finance.yahoo.com - February 5 at 9:35 AM
Unilever: Wait Until HQ Location Announced - Seeking AlphaUnilever: Wait Until HQ Location Announced - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - February 4 at 4:12 PM
Unilever plc (UL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by AnalystsUnilever plc (UL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - February 2 at 1:46 PM
Unilever FY17 Profit Rises; Underlying Sales, Excl. Spreads, Up 3.5%Unilever FY17 Profit Rises; Underlying Sales, Excl. Spreads, Up 3.5%
www.nasdaq.com - February 1 at 9:42 AM
Unilever Boosts Volume With New Products Amid Price PressureUnilever Boosts Volume With New Products Amid Price Pressure
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 9:42 AM
Unilever says talks with Dutch, UK on global HQ are progressingUnilever says talks with Dutch, UK on global HQ are progressing
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 9:42 AM
Unilever ends tough 2017 on strong noteUnilever ends tough 2017 on strong note
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 9:42 AM
Unilever ends 2017 strongly but investors unimpressedUnilever ends 2017 strongly but investors unimpressed
finance.yahoo.com - February 1 at 9:42 AM
Unilever bolsters ice cream business with Romanias Betty IceUnilever bolsters ice cream business with Romania's Betty Ice
finance.yahoo.com - January 31 at 10:01 AM
Unilever and consumer rivals raise bets on NigeriaUnilever and consumer rivals raise bets on Nigeria
finance.yahoo.com - January 24 at 10:15 AM
Who Are Twitter’s Data Customers?Who Are Twitter’s Data Customers?
finance.yahoo.com - January 22 at 11:59 AM
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

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