UBS Group reissued their neutral rating on shares of Unilever (LON:ULVR) in a research report sent to investors on Monday, February 4th, www.boersen-zeitung.de reports. They currently have a GBX 4,250 ($55.53) price target on the stock, down from their prior price target of GBX 4,400 ($57.49).
A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on the stock. Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 4,900 ($64.03) target price on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a buy rating in a report on Thursday, October 18th. Berenberg Bank reduced their target price on shares of Unilever from GBX 4,800 ($62.72) to GBX 4,650 ($60.76) and set a buy rating on the stock in a report on Thursday, November 8th. Liberum Capital reissued a hold rating on shares of Unilever in a report on Thursday, November 29th. Jefferies Financial Group lowered shares of Unilever to a hold rating and reduced their target price for the stock from GBX 4,480 ($58.54) to GBX 4,433 ($57.92) in a report on Tuesday, October 23rd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 3,960 ($51.74) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Thursday, October 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Unilever has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 4,302.27 ($56.22).
ULVR stock traded down GBX 25 ($0.33) during trading on Monday, reaching GBX 3,983 ($52.04). 3,054,684 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,750,000. Unilever has a twelve month low of GBX 3,678.50 ($48.07) and a twelve month high of GBX 4,557.50 ($59.55).
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, March 20th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 14th will be issued a dividend of GBX 33.61 ($0.44) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, February 14th. This represents a yield of 0.83%.
Unilever PLC operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through Personal Care, Home Care, Foods, and Refreshment segments. The Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and oral care products. The Home Care segment provides home care products, including powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars, and various cleaning products.
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