Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co. held its stake in shares of Unilever (NYSE:UN) during the second quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The fund owned 12,779 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Canandaigua National Bank & Trust Co.’s holdings in Unilever were worth $600,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other hedge funds have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Stifel Financial Corp boosted its stake in shares of Unilever by 18.1% in the fourth quarter. Stifel Financial Corp now owns 312,544 shares of the company’s stock valued at $14,162,000 after buying an additional 47,857 shares in the last quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC raised its position in Unilever by 9.6% in the first quarter. Fisher Asset Management LLC now owns 6,350 shares of the company’s stock valued at $290,000 after buying an additional 556 shares during the last quarter. Ronna Sue Cohen raised its position in Unilever by 166.2% in the first quarter. Ronna Sue Cohen now owns 51,170 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,286,000 after buying an additional 31,945 shares during the last quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. raised its position in Unilever by 4.8% in the first quarter. Carroll Financial Associates Inc. now owns 24,816 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,108,000 after buying an additional 1,132 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Douglas Lane & Associates LLC bought a new position in Unilever during the first quarter valued at about $12,732,000.

Shares of Unilever (NYSE:UN) traded down 0.29% during trading on Tuesday, hitting $45.25. The company had a trading volume of 1,281,186 shares. Unilever has a 12-month low of $37.92 and a 12-month high of $48.00. The stock has a market capitalization of $128.46 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.31 and a beta of 0.76. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $46.14 and a 200 day moving average of $45.26.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 5th were given a $0.3531 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, August 3rd. This is an increase from Unilever’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.34. This represents a $1.41 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.12%.

UN has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered Unilever from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, June 16th. Royal Bank Of Canada lowered Unilever from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. RBC Capital Markets lowered Unilever from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Sanford C. Bernstein restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Unilever in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upgraded Unilever from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. Unilever presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $41.00.

Unilever 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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