Unilever Stock Forecast, Price & News

-0.10 (-0.17 %)
(As of 04/20/2021 01:27 PM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $57.58
50-Day Range
MA: $55.59
52-Week Range
Now: $57.58
Volume122,584 shs
Average Volume2.26 million shs
Market Capitalization$151.39 billion
P/E Ratio20.13
Dividend Yield3.54%
Unilever PLC operates as a fast-moving consumer goods company in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care segments. The Beauty & Personal Care segment provides skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and skin cleansing products under the Axe, Clear, Dove, Lifebuoy, Lux, Pond's, Rexona, Signal, Suave, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, and Vaseline brands. The Foods & Refreshment segment offers ice cream, soups, bouillons, seasonings, mayonnaise, ketchups, and tea categories under the Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, Brooke Bond, Heart (Wall's), Hellmann's, Knorr, Lipton, Magnum, Pukka, Sir Kensington's, and Unilever Food Solutions brands. The Home Care segment provides fabric solutions, and home care and hygiene products under the Cif, Omo, Persil, Domestos, Seventh Generation, and Sunlight brands. Unilever PLC was incorporated in 1894 and is based in London, the United Kingdom.
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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Soap, detergents, & cleaning preparations; perfumes, & cosmetics
Year Founded1929



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$58.22 billion
Cash Flow$8.09 per share
Book Value$13.31 per share



Outstanding Shares2,629,244,000
Market Cap$151.39 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A


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Unilever (NYSE:UL) Given Sell Rating at Societe Generale
April 14, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Unilever (NYSE:UL) Downgraded by Societe Generale to Sell
April 8, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
Undervalued Unilever Presents a Good Entry Point
April 4, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
Short Interest in Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) Drops By 28.7%
March 31, 2021 |  americanbankingnews.com
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March 16, 2021 |  finance.yahoo.com
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Overall MarketRank

1.37 out of 5 stars

Consumer Staples Sector

98th out of 301 stocks

Soap, Detergents, & Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, & Cosmetics Industry

5th out of 7 stocks

Analyst Opinion: 0.8Community Rank: 1.7Dividend Strength: 2.5Insider Behavior: 0.0Valuation: 1.9 5 -4 -3 -2 -1 -
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Unilever (NYSE:UL) Frequently Asked Questions

Is Unilever a buy right now?

8 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Unilever in the last twelve months. There are currently 5 sell ratings, 2 hold ratings and 1 buy rating for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" Unilever stock. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in UL, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What stocks does MarketBeat like better than Unilever?

Wall Street analysts have given Unilever a "Hold" rating, but there may be better short-term opportunities in the market. Some of MarketBeat's past winning trading ideas have resulted in 5-15% weekly gains. MarketBeat just released five new trading ideas, but Unilever wasn't one of them. MarketBeat thinks these five stocks may be even better buys.
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Are investors shorting Unilever?

Unilever saw a increase in short interest in the month of March. As of March 31st, there was short interest totaling 2,650,000 shares, an increase of 33.2% from the March 15th total of 1,990,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,350,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.1 days.
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How has Unilever's stock price been impacted by Coronavirus?

Unilever's stock was trading at $52.47 on March 11th, 2020 when Coronavirus reached pandemic status according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Since then, UL stock has increased by 9.7% and is now trading at $57.57.
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How often does Unilever pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Unilever?

Unilever announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, February 5th. Shareholders of record on Friday, February 26th will be paid a dividend of $0.5139 per share on Wednesday, March 17th. This represents a $2.06 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.57%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 25th. This is an increase from Unilever's previous quarterly dividend of $0.48.
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Is Unilever a good dividend stock?

Unilever pays an annual dividend of $2.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.54%. Unilever does not yet have a strock track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio of Unilever is 71.33%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, Unilever will have a dividend payout ratio of 67.55% next year. This indicates that Unilever will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What price target have analysts set for UL?

8 brokerages have issued 1 year price targets for Unilever's shares. Their forecasts range from $45.00 to $45.00. On average, they expect Unilever's stock price to reach $45.00 in the next twelve months. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 21.8%.
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Who are Unilever's key executives?

Unilever's management team includes the following people:
  • Mr. Alan W. Jope, CEO & Exec. Director (Age 57) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Graeme David Pitkethly, CFO & Exec. Director (Age 54) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Nitin Paranjpe, Chief Operating Officer (Age 57)
  • Mr. Richard Williams, Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Ritva Sotamaa, Chief Legal Officer & Group Sec. (Age 57)
  • Ms. Conny Braams, Chief Digital & Marketing Officer (Age 54)
  • Ms. Leena Nair, Chief HR Officer (Age 51) (LinkedIn Profile)
  • Mr. Jan A.A. van der Bijl, Head of Group Taxation (Age 71)
  • Mr. Herald Belton, Head of Deodorants Bus.
  • Mr. Julian Thurston, Head of Secretariat

Who are some of Unilever's key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Unilever own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Unilever investors own include CA (CA), Endologix (ELGX), BlackRock (BLK), Hawkins (HWKN), Chipotle Mexican Grill (CMG), Aegean Marine Petroleum Network (ANW), Athabasca Oil (ATH), Micron Technology (MU), Och-Ziff Capital Management Group (OZM) and Zoetis (ZTS).

What is Unilever's stock symbol?

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

Who are Unilever's major shareholders?

Unilever's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Scharf Investments LLC (0.07%), Saratoga Research & Investment Management (0.05%), Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA (0.04%), Wedge Capital Management L L P NC (0.02%), Crossmark Global Holdings Inc. (0.01%) and Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL (0.01%).

Which major investors are selling Unilever stock?

UL stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA, FDx Advisors Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Landsberg Bennett & Dubbaneh LLC, Berkshire Bank, Latitude Advisors LLC, Gofen & Glossberg LLC IL, and Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO.

Which major investors are buying Unilever stock?

UL stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Saratoga Research & Investment Management, Timber Creek Capital Management LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, Menlo Advisors LLC, Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC, Epiq Partners LLC, Cardinal Capital Management Inc., and Chronos Wealth Management LLC.

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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Unilever's stock price today?

One share of UL stock can currently be purchased for approximately $57.57.

How much money does Unilever make?

Unilever has a market capitalization of $151.37 billion and generates $58.22 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $6.30 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.86 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Unilever have?

Unilever employs 149,867 workers across the globe.

Does Unilever have any subsidiaries?

The following companies are subsidiares of Unilever: Alberto Culver, Ben & Jerry's, Blueair, Carver Korea, Concern Kalina, Dermalogica, Dollar Shave Club, Grom Social Enterprises, Hourglass, Inmarko, Kate Somerville Skincare, Living Proof, Murad, Mãe Terra, Pukka Herbs, Qinyuan Group, Ren Skincare, Seventh Generation, Sir Kensington’s, SlimFast, SmartyPants Vitamins, Sundial Brands, T2 Tea, TIGI International, Talenti Gelato & Sorbetto, Tatcha, Tazo, The Laundress Inc, The Vegetarian Butcher, and Unilever Ingman Production.

When was Unilever founded?

Unilever was founded in 1929.

What is Unilever's official website?

The official website for Unilever is www.unilever.com.

Where are Unilever's headquarters?

Unilever is headquartered at 100 VICTORIA EMBANKMENT, LONDON X0, EC4Y 0DY.

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]

This page was last updated on 4/20/2021 by MarketBeat.com Staff
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