Prospera Financial Services Inc purchased a new stake in UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock (NYSE:UL) during the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor purchased 7,242 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $401,000.

Other institutional investors and hedge funds have also bought and sold shares of the company. Allianz Asset Management GmbH acquired a new position in UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock in the 4th quarter valued at $267,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC acquired a new position in UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock in the 4th quarter valued at $2,922,000. Two Sigma Advisers LP grew its holdings in UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock by 419.6% in the 4th quarter. Two Sigma Advisers LP now owns 172,000 shares of the company’s stock valued at $9,518,000 after buying an additional 138,900 shares in the last quarter. LPL Financial LLC grew its holdings in UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock by 7.4% in the 4th quarter. LPL Financial LLC now owns 93,096 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,152,000 after buying an additional 6,450 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Argent Trust Co grew its holdings in UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock by 16.5% in the 4th quarter. Argent Trust Co now owns 10,576 shares of the company’s stock valued at $585,000 after buying an additional 1,500 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 7.02% of the company’s stock.

Shares of NYSE UL opened at $57.09 on Friday. UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock has a one year low of $50.74 and a one year high of $60.13.

A number of research analysts have commented on UL shares. Zacks Investment Research raised UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 22nd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock in a report on Monday, July 16th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating and four have issued a hold rating to the stock. UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $63.00.

UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock Profile

Unilever PLC operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through Personal Care, Home Care, Foods, and Refreshment segments. The Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and oral care products. The Home Care segment provides home care products, including powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars, and various cleaning products.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock (NYSE:UL)

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