Unilever plc (ULVR) Given Average Recommendation of “Hold” by Brokerages
Shares of Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) have received an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-one research firms that are currently covering the company, Marketbeat reports. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have covered the stock in the last year is GBX 4,296.11 ($56.51).
Several brokerages recently commented on ULVR. Barclays PLC set a GBX 4,390 ($57.74) target price on Unilever plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, October 19th. Berenberg Bank reduced their target price on Unilever plc from GBX 5,075 ($66.75) to GBX 5,000 ($65.76) and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, October 20th. Shore Capital reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research report on Thursday, July 20th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 4,140 ($54.45) target price on Unilever plc and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Beaufort Securities reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research report on Friday, July 21st.
Shares of Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) traded down GBX 22 ($0.29) during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching GBX 4,256 ($55.98). The company had a trading volume of 1,953,563 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,710,000. Unilever plc has a 52-week low of GBX 3,050.50 ($40.12) and a 52-week high of GBX 4,557.50 ($59.94).
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 13th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 2nd will be issued a GBX 31.99 ($0.42) dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 0.78%. This is a boost from Unilever plc’s previous dividend of $31.83. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 2nd.
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About Unilever plc
Unilever PLC is a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, which primarily includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products; Foods, which primarily includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads; Home Care, which primarily includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products, and Refreshment, which primarily includes sales of ice cream and tea-based beverages.
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