Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) Given Average Rating of “Hold” by Analysts

Unilever PLC (LON:ULVRGet Rating) has received a consensus rating of “Moderate Buy” from the thirteen research firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and two have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month target price among brokers that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,157.50 ($50.73).

ULVR has been the subject of several recent research reports. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 3,500 ($42.71) price objective on Unilever in a report on Tuesday, January 17th. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 3,900 ($47.59) price target on Unilever in a research note on Friday, December 9th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 3,900 ($47.59) price target on Unilever in a research note on Wednesday, January 4th. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,800 ($58.57) target price on Unilever in a research report on Thursday, December 15th. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 4,400 ($53.69) target price on Unilever in a research report on Wednesday, January 11th.

Unilever Stock Down 0.0 %

LON ULVR opened at GBX 4,089.50 ($49.90) on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.49, a current ratio of 0.80 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 148.52. The company has a fifty day moving average of GBX 4,154.23 and a two-hundred day moving average of GBX 4,021.59. The firm has a market capitalization of £103.55 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,097.18. Unilever has a 52 week low of GBX 3,267.50 ($39.87) and a 52 week high of GBX 4,249.50 ($51.85).

Unilever Increases Dividend

The company also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Friday, December 9th. Investors of record on Thursday, November 17th were paid a dividend of GBX 37.22 ($0.45) per share. This represents a yield of 0.96%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, November 17th. This is an increase from Unilever’s previous dividend of $36.33. Unilever’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 87.77%.

Unilever Company Profile

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Unilever PLC operates as a fast-moving consumer goods company. It operates through Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care segments. The Beauty & Personal Care segment provides skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and skin cleansing products. The Foods & Refreshment segment offers ice cream, soups, bouillons, seasonings, mayonnaise, ketchups, and tea categories.

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