Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) has been assigned a GBX 3,120 ($40.73) target price by Goldman Sachs Group Inc. in a research report issued on Thursday. The firm currently has a a “sell” rating on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc.’s price objective suggests a potential downside of 14.65% from the company’s previous close.

Several other research firms have also recently issued reports on ULVR. Jefferies Group lowered their price objective on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,650 ($47.64) to GBX 3,530 ($46.08) and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, July 25th. Liberum Capital restated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 3,150 ($41.12) price target on shares of Unilever plc in a report on Wednesday, August 31st. Numis Securities Ltd restated a “hold” rating and issued a GBX 3,660 ($47.77) price target on shares of Unilever plc in a report on Wednesday, August 10th. Berenberg Bank set a GBX 3,900 ($50.91) price target on shares of Unilever plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Friday, July 22nd. Finally, Credit Suisse Group AG boosted their price target on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 2,675 ($34.92) to GBX 2,700 ($35.24) and gave the company an “underperform” rating in a report on Thursday, August 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 3,571.44 ($46.62).

Shares of Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) opened at 3666.50 on Thursday. Unilever plc has a one year low of GBX 2,571.00 and a one year high of GBX 3,716.00. The company has a 50-day moving average of GBX 3,583.62 and a 200 day moving average of GBX 3,354.26. The stock’s market cap is GBX 104.08 billion.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 7th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 4th were issued a GBX 26.89 ($0.35) dividend. This is an increase from Unilever plc’s previous dividend of $25.56. This represents a dividend yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 4th.

Unilever plc Company Profile

Unilever PLC is a supplier of food, home and personal care products. The Company’s portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, soaps, shampoos and household care products. The Company operates through four segments: Personal Care, Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. The Personal Care segment includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products.

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