Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts
Shares of Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) have been assigned a consensus rating of “Hold” from the eighteen research firms that are covering the company. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 3,548.87 ($46.32).
A number of research firms have recently issued reports on ULVR. Credit Suisse Group AG restated a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 3,640 ($47.51) price target on shares of Unilever plc in a report on Thursday, July 14th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a GBX 3,010 ($39.29) price target on shares of Unilever plc and gave the company a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 8th. Liberum Capital restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 3,150 ($41.12) price target on shares of Unilever plc in a report on Thursday, August 11th. Numis Securities Ltd boosted their price target on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,395 ($44.32) to GBX 3,660 ($47.77) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, July 6th. Finally, Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 3,860 ($50.39) price target on shares of Unilever plc in a report on Thursday, September 8th.
Shares of Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) traded up 1.50% during trading on Tuesday, hitting GBX 3763.50. 4,816,176 shares of the stock were exchanged. The stock’s market cap is GBX 106.84 billion. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 3,594.24 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 3,370.49. Unilever plc has a 12-month low of GBX 2,715.00 and a 12-month high of GBX 3,789.00.
The business also recently announced a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 4th were paid a dividend of GBX 26.89 ($0.35) per share. This is a boost from Unilever plc’s previous dividend of $25.56. This represents a 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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