Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc. increased its stake in Unilever (NYSE:UN) by 0.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 26,310 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 113 shares during the period. Winslow Evans & Crocker Inc.’s holdings in Unilever were worth $1,235,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Fisher Asset Management LLC increased its stake 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 in the last quarter. Thomas White International Ltd. increased its stake in Unilever by 1,990.5% in the first quarter. Thomas White International Ltd. now owns 347,798 shares of the company’s stock valued at $15,540,000 after buying an additional 331,161 shares in the last quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in Unilever by 88.6% in the first quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 661,492 shares of the company’s stock valued at $29,608,000 after buying an additional 310,777 shares in the last quarter. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. increased its stake in Unilever by 9.7% in the second quarter. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 382,027 shares of the company’s stock valued at $17,933,000 after buying an additional 33,919 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Buffington Mohr McNeal bought a new stake in Unilever during the first quarter valued at about $578,000.

Unilever (NYSE:UN) traded down 1.64% on Friday, reaching $44.94. The company had a trading volume of 1,649,036 shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $127.58 billion, a PE ratio of 23.06 and a beta of 0.76. Unilever has a 12-month low of $37.92 and a 12-month high of $48.00. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $46.20 and its 200-day moving average price is $45.20.

The business 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. This represents a $1.41 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.14%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 3rd. This is an increase from Unilever’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.34.

Several equities research analysts have issued reports on UN shares. Sanford C. Bernstein restated an “outperform” rating on shares of Unilever in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever in a research report on Thursday, September 1st. Zacks Investment Research downgraded Unilever from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 30th. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded Unilever from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. Finally, Citigroup Inc. upgraded Unilever from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, August 31st. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $40.50.

About Unilever

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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