Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) had its target price boosted by research analysts at Liberum Capital from GBX 3,150 ($41.12) to GBX 3,200 ($41.77) in a research report issued to clients and investors on Friday. The firm currently has a “sell” rating on the stock. Liberum Capital’s price objective points to a potential downside of 12.36% from the stock’s current price.
Other equities analysts have also recently issued research reports about the company. Numis Securities Ltd boosted their target price on Unilever plc from GBX 3,395 ($44.32) to GBX 3,660 ($47.77) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 6th. Deutsche Bank AG boosted their target price on Unilever plc from GBX 3,520 ($45.95) to GBX 3,600 ($46.99) and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, July 6th. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a GBX 3,010 ($39.29) target price on Unilever plc and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 8th. Barclays PLC boosted their target price on Unilever plc from GBX 3,110 ($40.60) to GBX 3,860 ($50.39) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, July 8th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 12th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 3,574.56 ($46.66).
Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) opened at 3602.50 on Friday. The stock’s market cap is GBX 102.27 billion. The company’s 50-day moving average price is GBX 3,585.85 and its 200-day moving average price is GBX 3,356.35. Unilever plc has a 12 month low of GBX 2,670.00 and a 12 month high of GBX 3,716.00.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, August 4th were paid a dividend of GBX 26.89 ($0.35) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.76%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 4th. This is a positive change from Unilever plc’s previous dividend of $25.56.
Unilever plc Company Profile
Unilever PLC is a supplier of food, home and personal care products. The Company’s portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, soaps, shampoos and household care products. The Company operates through four segments: Personal Care, Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. The Personal Care segment includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products.
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