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

Shares of Unilever PLC (LON:ULVRGet Rating) have been given an average recommendation of “Moderate Buy” by the thirteen analysts that are covering the company, MarketBeat Ratings reports. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average 12 month price target among analysts that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,034.17 ($48.75).

Several analysts recently weighed in on ULVR shares. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,600 ($55.58) price objective on Unilever in a report on Wednesday, July 27th. HSBC set a GBX 3,500 ($42.29) price objective on Unilever in a report on Tuesday, June 7th. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 4,280 ($51.72) price objective on Unilever in a report on Friday, July 22nd. UBS Group set a GBX 3,400 ($41.08) price objective on Unilever in a report on Tuesday, July 26th. Finally, Deutsche Bank Aktiengesellschaft upgraded shares of Unilever to a “buy” rating and set a GBX 4,600 ($55.58) target price for the company in a report on Wednesday, July 27th.

Unilever Stock Down 0.6 %

LON:ULVR opened at GBX 3,944 ($47.66) on Monday. Unilever has a twelve month low of GBX 3,267.50 ($39.48) and a twelve month high of GBX 4,109.50 ($49.66). The company has a market cap of £100.39 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 2,012.24. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 3,945.43 and a 200-day simple moving average of GBX 3,703.05. The company has a current ratio of 0.80, a quick ratio of 0.49 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 148.52.

Unilever Increases Dividend

The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 4th were paid a dividend of GBX 36.33 ($0.44) per share. This is a positive change from Unilever’s previous dividend of $35.90. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, August 4th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.93%. Unilever’s payout ratio is presently 87.32%.

About Unilever

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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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