Several analysts have recently updated their ratings and price targets for Unilever (LON: ULVR):

  • 4/18/2019 – Unilever was given a new GBX 4,325 ($56.51) price target on by analysts at Credit Suisse Group AG. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 4/18/2019 – Unilever was given a new GBX 4,380 ($57.23) price target on by analysts at Jefferies Financial Group Inc. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 4/18/2019 – Unilever had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Liberum Capital.
  • 4/17/2019 – Unilever had its “under review” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Shore Capital.
  • 4/10/2019 – Unilever is now covered by analysts at Barclays PLC. They set an “underweight” rating and a GBX 3,950 ($51.61) price target on the stock.
  • 4/5/2019 – Unilever had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Financial Group Inc. They now have a GBX 4,380 ($57.23) price target on the stock.
  • 4/1/2019 – Unilever had its “neutral” rating reaffirmed by analysts at UBS Group AG. They now have a GBX 4,300 ($56.19) price target on the stock, up previously from GBX 4,250 ($55.53).
  • 3/25/2019 – Unilever had its price target raised by analysts at Berenberg Bank from GBX 4,700 ($61.41) to GBX 4,800 ($62.72). They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 3/14/2019 – Unilever was given a new GBX 4,200 ($54.88) price target on by analysts at Goldman Sachs Group Inc. They now have a “neutral” rating on the stock.
  • 2/25/2019 – Unilever was given a new GBX 4,700 ($61.41) price target on by analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.

Shares of Unilever stock traded up GBX 125.50 ($1.64) during trading hours on Monday, reaching GBX 4,503.50 ($58.85). 3,391,921 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,750,000. Unilever plc has a 52-week low of GBX 3,830 ($50.05) and a 52-week high of GBX 4,550.75 ($59.46). The firm has a market cap of $52.37 billion and a PE ratio of 17.82. The company has a quick ratio of 0.46, a current ratio of 0.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 202.45.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 5th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 2nd will be paid a dividend of GBX 35.46 ($0.46) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.78%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 2nd. This is a positive change from Unilever’s previous dividend of $33.61. Unilever’s dividend payout ratio is currently 0.53%.

In other Unilever news, insider Mary Ma purchased 557 shares of Unilever stock in a transaction on Wednesday, March 13th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 4,153 ($54.27) per share, with a total value of £23,132.21 ($30,226.33).

Unilever PLC operates in the fast moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care segments. The Beauty & Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and oral care products primarily under the Axe, Dove, Lux, Rexona, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, Signal, Lifebuoy, and Vaseline brands.

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