Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)‘s stock had its “sell” rating reaffirmed by equities research analysts at Liberum Capital in a research note issued to investors on Sunday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They presently have a GBX 3,200 ($39.60) target price on the stock. Liberum Capital’s target price suggests a potential downside of 9.80% from the stock’s current price.
Several other analysts also recently issued reports on the stock. Jefferies Group upped their price objective on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,530 ($43.69) to GBX 3,720 ($46.04) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a report on Sunday. BNP Paribas upped their price objective on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,800 ($47.03) to GBX 4,200 ($51.98) and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a report on Friday. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. set a GBX 3,035 ($37.56) price objective on shares of Unilever plc and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Friday. Royal Bank Of Canada upped their price objective on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,600 ($44.55) to GBX 3,900 ($48.27) and gave the stock a “sector performer” rating in a report on Friday. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. upped their price objective on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,960 ($49.01) to GBX 4,100 ($50.74) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Friday. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 3,708.39 ($45.90).
Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) opened at 3547.50 on Friday. 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. Unilever plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,715.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,807.50.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 27th will be given a dividend of GBX 28.90 ($0.36) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.8%. This is a boost from Unilever plc’s previous dividend of $26.89.
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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