Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) had its target price lifted by analysts at Jefferies Group from GBX 3,530 ($43.69) to GBX 3,720 ($46.04) in a research note issued to investors on Sunday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. The brokerage presently has a “hold” rating on the stock. Jefferies Group’s target price suggests a potential upside of 4.86% from the stock’s current price.
Other analysts have also recently issued reports about the stock. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a GBX 3,035 ($37.56) target price on shares of Unilever plc and gave the company a “sell” rating in a research note on Friday. JPMorgan Chase & Co. lifted their target price on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,960 ($49.01) to GBX 4,100 ($50.74) and gave the company an “overweight” rating in a research note on Friday. Royal Bank Of Canada lifted their target price on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,600 ($44.55) to GBX 3,900 ($48.27) and gave the company a “sector performer” rating in a research note on Friday. BNP Paribas lifted their target price on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,800 ($47.03) to GBX 4,200 ($51.98) and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday. Finally, Berenberg Bank set a GBX 3,900 ($48.27) target price on shares of Unilever plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 22nd. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. Unilever plc has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 3,708.39 ($45.90).
Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) opened at 3547.50 on Friday. Unilever plc has a one year low of GBX 2,715.00 and a one year high of GBX 3,807.50. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 100.71 billion. The firm’s 50-day moving average is GBX 3,613.80 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 3,397.77.
The firm also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 7th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, October 27th will be issued a GBX 28.90 ($0.36) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.8%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 27th. This is a positive change from Unilever plc’s previous dividend of $26.89.
About Unilever plc
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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