Unilever NV (un) Declares $0.30 Dividend
Unilever NV (NYSE:un) announced a dividend on Friday, October 14th. Investors of record on Friday, October 28th will be given a dividend of 0.301 per share on Wednesday, December 7th. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, October 26th.
Shares of Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) opened at 43.22 on Monday. Unilever NV has a 12-month low of $40.03 and a 12-month high of $48.00. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $45.82 and a 200 day moving average price of $45.43. The stock has a market cap of $122.69 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.43 and a beta of 0.82.
A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on UN shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever NV in a report on Thursday, September 22nd. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Unilever NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $51.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, September 20th. Citigroup Inc. upgraded Unilever NV from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 31st. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Unilever NV in a report on Monday, August 22nd. Finally, RBC Capital Markets cut Unilever NV from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Friday, July 22nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $41.00.
Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. BlackRock Japan Co. Ltd purchased a new position in shares of Unilever NV during the second quarter valued at $104,000. Capital International Inc. CA purchased a new position in shares of Unilever NV during the second quarter valued at $122,000. Barclays PLC raised its position in shares of Unilever NV by 100.0% in the second quarter. Barclays PLC now owns 4,547 shares of the company’s stock valued at $213,000 after buying an additional 2,274 shares during the period. King Luther Capital Management Corp purchased a new position in shares of Unilever NV during the second quarter valued at $282,000. Finally, Shoker Investment Counsel Inc. raised its position in shares of Unilever NV by 8.3% in the second quarter. Shoker Investment Counsel Inc. now owns 6,734 shares of the company’s stock valued at $316,000 after buying an additional 518 shares during the period. 6.60% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.
Unilever NV Company Profile
Unilever N.V. is a fast moving consumer goods company. The Company operates through four segments: Personal Care, Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. Its Personal Care segment includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. Its Foods segment includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads.
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