Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 4,200 ($54.88) price objective on Unilever (LON:ULVR) in a research note published on Thursday morning. The firm currently has a neutral rating on the stock.

ULVR has been the subject of several other reports. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price objective on shares of Unilever from GBX 4,400 ($57.49) to GBX 4,085 ($53.38) and set a neutral rating for the company in a report on Wednesday, November 14th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 4,700 ($61.41) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Monday, February 25th. UBS Group lowered shares of Unilever to a neutral rating and set a GBX 4,400 ($57.49) price objective for the company. in a report on Tuesday, January 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 3,860 ($50.44) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a sell rating in a report on Monday, December 10th. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a hold rating on shares of Unilever in a report on Thursday, November 29th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock has an average rating of Hold and an average target price of GBX 4,293.18 ($56.10).

Shares of LON ULVR opened at GBX 4,253.50 ($55.58) on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 202.45, a current ratio of 0.78 and a quick ratio of 0.46. Unilever has a 12 month low of GBX 3,695 ($48.28) and a 12 month high of GBX 4,503.50 ($58.85). The firm has a market capitalization of $49.47 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.83.

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 20th. Investors of record on Thursday, February 14th will be paid a GBX 33.61 ($0.44) dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, February 14th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.83%. Unilever’s payout ratio is 0.53%.

In other Unilever news, insider Mary Ma purchased 557 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, March 13th. The stock was bought at an average cost of GBX 4,153 ($54.27) per share, for a total transaction of £23,132.21 ($30,226.33).

Unilever Company 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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