Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)’s share price traded up 1% during trading on Wednesday . The company traded as high as GBX 4,422 ($58.14) and last traded at GBX 4,416 ($58.06). 2,017,259 shares traded hands during trading, a decline of 16% from the average session volume of 2,405,600 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 4,372.50 ($57.49).

A number of equities analysts have recently weighed in on ULVR shares. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. J P Morgan Chase & Co upped their price target on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 4,250 ($55.88) to GBX 4,550 ($59.82) and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, June 21st. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 4,140 ($54.43) price target on shares of Unilever plc and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,870 ($50.88) price target on shares of Unilever plc in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have assigned a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 4,252.18 ($55.91).

The firm’s market cap is GBX 124.20 billion. The company’s 50 day moving average price is GBX 4,412.51 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 4,256.90.

In other news, insider Mary Ma bought 460 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, August 1st. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 4,312 ($56.69) per share, with a total value of £19,835.20 ($26,078.36). Over the last ninety days, insiders have purchased 468 shares of company stock worth $2,018,817.

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Unilever plc Company Profile

Unilever 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.

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