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

$56.31 0.35 (0.63 %)
(As of 12/11/2017 06:01 AM ET)
Previous Close$55.96
Today's Range$55.84 - $56.34
52-Week Range$39.48 - $60.13
Volume956,100 shs
Average Volume1.68 million shs
Market Capitalization$167.92 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield2.92%
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 RatioN/A
Forward P/E Ratio21.49
P/E Growth2.31

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$58.34 billion
Price / Sales1.19
Cash Flow$5.77 per share
Price / Cash9.76
Book Value$14.34 per share
Price / Book3.93

Profitability

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

Miscellaneous

Employees169,000
Outstanding Shares1,234,110,000

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 announced a quarterly dividend on Monday, October 23rd. Investors of record on Friday, November 3rd will be given 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 3.00%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 2nd. This is an increase from Unilever's previous quarterly dividend of $0.41. View Unilever's Dividend History.

Where is Unilever's stock going? Where will Unilever's stock price be in 2017?

11 analysts have issued 12 month price targets for Unilever's shares. Their forecasts range from $26.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Unilever's share price to reach $26.00 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Unilever.

Are investors shorting Unilever?

Unilever saw a increase in short interest during the month of October. As of October 31st, there was short interest totalling 1,196,046 shares, an increase of 66.2% from the October 13th total of 719,707 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 1,752,248 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 0.7 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 institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Harding Loevner LP (10.94%), Manning & Napier Advisors LLC (0.50%), Fiduciary Management Inc. WI (0.41%), Mawer Investment Management Ltd. (0.32%), Artisan Partners Limited Partnership (0.22%) and Ameriprise Financial Inc. (0.19%). 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, Manning & Napier Advisors LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Fiduciary Management Inc. WI, Keystone Financial Planning Inc., Anchor Capital Advisors LLC, Ingalls & Snyder LLC and BB&T Corp. 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 Harding Loevner LP, LMR Partners LLP, Assetmark Inc., Crossmark Global Holdings Inc., Jackson Wealth Management LLC, Mawer Investment Management Ltd., Morningstar Investment Services LLC and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. 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 $56.31.

How big of a company is Unilever?

Unilever has a market capitalization of $167.92 billion and generates $58.34 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $5.74 billion in net income (profit) each year or $2.39 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:  249 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  382 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  631
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Unilever and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

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: 2.152.172.212.33
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
4 Hold Rating(s)
5 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
3 Sell Rating(s)
5 Hold Rating(s)
6 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
2 Sell Rating(s)
6 Hold Rating(s)
7 Buy Rating(s)
0 Strong Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Price Target: $26.00$26.00$26.00$26.00
Price Target Upside: 53.37% downside55.06% downside55.77% 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
11/17/2017ArgusInitiated CoverageHold -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingNeutralN/AView Rating Details
9/7/2017J P Morgan Chase & CoReiterated RatingNeutralLowView 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 12/11/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Unilever (NYSE:UL)


No earnings announcements for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

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

Next Dividend:12/13/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.64
Dividend Yield:2.91%
Dividend Growth:-0.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:68.62% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
62.60% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
56.94% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
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)

No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Unilever (NYSE UL) News Headlines

Source:
DateHeadline
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 (UL) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment ResearchUnilever (UL) Rating Lowered to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 29 at 10:48 AM
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
Exceptional Quant Score Makes Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy - Investorplace.comExceptional Quant Score Makes Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - November 22 at 2:58 PM
Exceptional Quant Score Makes Unilever (UL) a Strong BuyExceptional Quant Score Makes Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy
investorplace.com - November 20 at 2:15 PM
Unilever PLC (UL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesUnilever PLC (UL) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 19 at 11:52 AM
P&G May Have Peltz On Board Per a Recount, Acquires NativeP&G May Have Peltz On Board Per a Recount, Acquires Native
finance.yahoo.com - November 18 at 9:51 AM
Argus Initiates Coverage on Unilever PLC (UL)Argus Initiates Coverage on Unilever PLC (UL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 17 at 10:18 AM
Dutch PM defends tax cut seen benefiting Shell, Unilever, UK investorsDutch PM defends tax cut seen benefiting Shell, Unilever, UK investors
finance.yahoo.com - November 16 at 9:40 AM
Unilever PLC (UL) Sees Significant Growth in Short InterestUnilever PLC (UL) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 16 at 1:34 AM
Broker Darlings Of The Dow: Procter & Gamble Ranks As A Top 15 Analyst PickBroker Darlings Of The Dow: Procter & Gamble Ranks As A Top 15 Analyst Pick
www.thestreet.com - November 14 at 11:42 PM
Exceptional Analytics for Quant Score Keep Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy - Investorplace.comExceptional Analytics for Quant Score Keep Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - November 14 at 1:34 PM
Where Unilever PLC (LSE:ULVR) Stands In Terms Of Earnings Growth Against Its IndustryWhere Unilever PLC (LSE:ULVR) Stands In Terms Of Earnings Growth Against Its Industry
finance.yahoo.com - November 14 at 1:34 PM
Exceptional Analytics for Quant Score Keep Unilever (UL) a Strong BuyExceptional Analytics for Quant Score Keep Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy
investorplace.com - November 13 at 2:27 PM
Unilever PLC (UL) versus The Competition Head-To-Head ContrastUnilever PLC (UL) versus The Competition Head-To-Head Contrast
www.americanbankingnews.com - November 10 at 5:26 PM
Superb Analytics for Quant Score Make Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy - Investorplace.comSuperb Analytics for Quant Score Make Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy - Investorplace.com
investorplace.com - November 7 at 12:45 PM
Reliable European Dividend For Your Retirement Portfolio: Consumer Staples Series - Part 3 - Seeking AlphaReliable European Dividend For Your Retirement Portfolio: Consumer Staples Series - Part 3 - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - November 7 at 12:45 PM
Superb Analytics for Quant Score Make Unilever (UL) a Strong BuySuperb Analytics for Quant Score Make Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy
investorplace.com - November 6 at 2:21 PM
Ex-Dividend Reminder: Unilever, Lamb Weston Holdings and CMS EnergyEx-Dividend Reminder: Unilever, Lamb Weston Holdings and CMS Energy
www.forbes.com - October 31 at 11:29 AM
Unilever PLC (UL) Sees Significant Decrease in Short InterestUnilever PLC (UL) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 31 at 1:50 AM
High-Level Quant Score Keeps Unilever (UL) a Strong BuyHigh-Level Quant Score Keeps Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy
investorplace.com - October 30 at 2:25 PM
IBD Rating Upgrades: Unilever Flashes Improved Relative Price StrengthIBD Rating Upgrades: Unilever Flashes Improved Relative Price Strength
finance.yahoo.com - October 28 at 5:31 PM
Unilever PLC (UL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by BrokeragesUnilever PLC (UL) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 25 at 3:38 PM
At least three buyout groups seen advancing in Unilever spreads auction: sourcesAt least three buyout groups seen advancing in Unilever spreads auction: sources
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 8:55 PM
At least three buyout groups seen advancing in Unilever spreads auction - sourcesAt least three buyout groups seen advancing in Unilever spreads auction - sources
finance.yahoo.com - October 24 at 3:54 PM
Unilever PLC (UL) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.42Unilever PLC (UL) Declares Quarterly Dividend of $0.42
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 23 at 6:44 PM
Unilever PLC (UL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment ResearchUnilever PLC (UL) Upgraded at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - October 22 at 7:14 PM
Unilever Q3 Turnover Declines; Backs FY Underlying Sales Growth ViewUnilever Q3 Turnover Declines; Backs FY Underlying Sales Growth View
www.rttnews.com - October 20 at 9:41 AM
Procter & Gamble Continues To Have Two Big ProblemsProcter & Gamble Continues To Have Two Big Problems
www.investopedia.com - October 20 at 9:41 AM

SEC Filings

Unilever (NYSE:UL) SEC Filings

DateFilerForm TypeView
12/07/2017
1:00 PM
Unilever (Filer)
Form 6-K
Report of foreign private issuer pursuant to Rule 13a-16 or 15d-16 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934  
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Financials

Unilever (NYSE:UL) Income Statement, Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Statement

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