Prospera Financial Services Inc bought a new position in Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The institutional investor bought 4,448 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $240,000.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group raised its holdings in Unilever by 72.8% in the first quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 615 shares of the company’s stock worth $36,000 after buying an additional 259 shares during the last quarter. Rational Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of Unilever by 587.4% during the second quarter. Rational Advisors LLC now owns 653 shares of the company’s stock valued at $40,000 after buying an additional 558 shares during the last quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. lifted its position in shares of Unilever by 56.4% during the second quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. now owns 965 shares of the company’s stock valued at $58,000 after buying an additional 348 shares during the last quarter. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI raised its position in shares of Unilever by 64.0% in the 1st quarter. Citizens Financial Group Inc RI now owns 1,099 shares of the company’s stock valued at $64,000 after purchasing an additional 429 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bremer Bank National Association purchased a new position in shares of Unilever in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $71,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 7.71% of the company’s stock.

Several equities analysts recently commented on UN shares. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Unilever from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, September 3rd. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Unilever from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday. Finally, Morgan Stanley lowered shares of Unilever from an “in-line” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research report on Wednesday. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Unilever presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $68.00.

Shares of Unilever stock traded up $0.14 during midday trading on Thursday, hitting $60.47. The company had a trading volume of 506,438 shares, compared to its average volume of 1,094,983. The stock has a market cap of $102.16 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 21.83, a PEG ratio of 2.59 and a beta of 0.49. The company has a fifty day simple moving average of $59.85 and a 200 day simple moving average of $59.42. Unilever NV has a 12-month low of $52.08 and a 12-month high of $63.62.

Unilever Company Profile

Unilever N.V. operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates in three segments: Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care. The Beauty & Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and oral care products. This segment markets its products under the Axe, Dove, Lux, Rexona, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, Signal, Lifebuoy, and Vaseline brands.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Unilever (NYSE:UN)

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