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Unilever (UN) Stock Price, News & Analysis

Notice: This company has been marked as potentially delisted and may not be actively trading.
Today's Range
$60.07
$61.28
50-Day Range
$57.88
$62.37
52-Week Range
$42.00
$63.10
Volume
3.59 million shs
Average Volume
2.01 million shs
Market Capitalization
$103.74 billion
P/E Ratio
21.15
Dividend Yield
3.01%
Price Target
N/A
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About Unilever Stock (NYSE:UN)

The Unilever Group, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care. The Beauty & Personal Care segment offers 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 soups, bouillons, seasonings, sauces, mayonnaise, ketchup, ice cream, and tea categories. This segment offers its products 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 offers fabric solutions, home care products, and hygiene products under the Cif, Dirt is Good, Omo, Persil, Domestos, Seventh Generation, and Sunlight brands. The company was founded in 1930 and is headquartered in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

UN Stock News Headlines

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Company Calendar

Last Earnings
7/19/2018
Today
6/25/2024

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Soap, Detergents, & Cleaning Preparations; Perfumes, & Cosmetics
Sub-Industry
N/A
Fax
N/A
Employees
149,867
Year Founded
N/A

Profitability

Pretax Margin
N/A

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$58.22 billion
Cash Flow
$5.63 per share
Book Value
$9.07 per share

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,714,730,000
Free Float
N/A
Market Cap
$103.74 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
0.45
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Key Executives

  • Mr. Alan W. JopeMr. Alan W. Jope (Age 56)
    CEO & Exec. Director
  • Mr. Graeme David PitkethlyMr. Graeme David Pitkethly (Age 53)
    CFO & Exec. Director
  • Mr. Nitin Paranjpe (Age 56)
    Chief Operating Officer
  • Mr. Richard Williams
    Head of Investor Relations
  • Ms. Ritva Sotamaa (Age 56)
    Chief Legal Officer & Group Sec.
  • Ms. Conny Braams (Age 54)
    Chief Digital & Marketing Officer
  • Ms. Leena Nair (Age 50)
    Chief HR Officer
  • Mr. Jan A.A. van der Bijl (Age 70)
    Head of Group Taxation
  • Mr. Sanjiv Mehta (Age 60)
    Pres of South Asia
  • Mr. G. C. J. Tielenius Kruythoff (Age 51)
    Pres of Home Care

Should I Buy Unilever Stock? UN Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in Unilever PLC:

  • Unilever's recent dividend payout of $0.4556 per share on an annualized basis, providing a yield of 3.34%, offers a steady income stream for investors.
  • Unilever's diversified business segments, including Beauty & Wellbeing, Personal Care, Home Care, Nutrition, and Ice Cream, provide exposure to various consumer goods markets, reducing risk through diversification.
  • Analyst upgrades and price target boosts indicate positive sentiment towards Unilever's stock, potentially leading to capital appreciation for investors.
  • Unilever's strong global presence in regions like Asia Pacific, Africa, the Americas, and Europe, offers geographic diversification and exposure to different economic conditions.
  • Unilever's average target price of $54.00 suggests potential upside for investors based on analyst projections.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in Unilever PLC for these reasons:

  • Unilever's stock price volatility may pose a risk to investors, especially during uncertain market conditions.
  • Changing consumer preferences and competitive pressures in the consumer goods industry could impact Unilever's market share and profitability.
  • Economic downturns or currency fluctuations in key markets where Unilever operates may affect the company's financial performance and stock price.
  • Unilever's debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27 indicates the company's reliance on debt financing, which could lead to increased financial risk in the future.
  • Unilever's recent average rating of "Hold" by analysts suggests mixed opinions on the stock, potentially signaling uncertainty among investors.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Saturday, June 8, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these Unilever pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

UN Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

How were Unilever's earnings last quarter?

Unilever PLC (NYSE:UN) issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 19th. The company reported $1.33 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts' consensus estimates of $1.33.

Is Unilever a good dividend stock?

Unilever (NYSE:UN) pays an annual dividend of $1.82 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.01%. The dividend payout ratio is 63.64%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, UN will have a dividend payout ratio of 61.49% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for UN.

What other stocks do shareholders of Unilever own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Unilever investors own include Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), Pfizer (PFE), AT&T (T), Cisco Systems (CSCO), PepsiCo (PEP), Walt Disney (DIS), Procter & Gamble (PG), General Electric (GE), International Business Machines (IBM) and Verizon Communications (VZ).

This page (NYSE:UN) was last updated on 6/25/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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