Perigon Wealth Management LLC grew its holdings in Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) by 113.8% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 5,788 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,081 shares during the period. Perigon Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in Unilever PLC were worth $313,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the business. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc. grew its holdings in shares of Unilever PLC by 2.6% in the second quarter. Mercer Capital Advisers Inc. now owns 1,950 shares of the company’s stock worth $106,000 after acquiring an additional 50 shares during the period. Coastline Trust Co grew its holdings in shares of Unilever PLC by 1.2% in the second quarter. Coastline Trust Co now owns 4,375 shares of the company’s stock worth $236,000 after acquiring an additional 50 shares during the period. Strategic Global Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of Unilever PLC by 0.6% in the second quarter. Strategic Global Advisors LLC now owns 10,395 shares of the company’s stock worth $563,000 after acquiring an additional 64 shares during the period. First National Trust Co. grew its holdings in shares of Unilever PLC by 1.9% in the second quarter. First National Trust Co. now owns 4,585 shares of the company’s stock worth $248,000 after acquiring an additional 87 shares during the period. Finally, Bruderman Asset Management LLC grew its holdings in shares of Unilever PLC by 0.6% in the second quarter. Bruderman Asset Management LLC now owns 17,723 shares of the company’s stock worth $959,000 after acquiring an additional 113 shares during the period. 7.32% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Unilever PLC (NYSE UL) opened at 54.79 on Friday. Unilever PLC has a one year low of $38.58 and a one year high of $60.13. The company has a 50 day moving average price of $58.23 and a 200 day moving average price of $55.42. The company has a market cap of $154.10 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 22.46 and a beta of 0.88.

Several analysts recently commented on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Unilever PLC from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price objective for the company in a report on Saturday, September 23rd. Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever PLC in a report on Wednesday, October 11th. UBS AG reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever PLC in a report on Monday, July 17th. J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever PLC in a report on Thursday, September 7th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada lowered Unilever PLC from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a report on Friday, August 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Unilever PLC currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $46.50.

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Unilever PLC 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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)

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