GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. boosted its stake in Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) by 6.6% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 41,433 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,549 shares during the period. GW Henssler & Associates Ltd.’s holdings in Unilever PLC were worth $1,985,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.
Several other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of the company. Advisory Services Network LLC increased its stake in shares of Unilever PLC by 17.2% in the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 2,446 shares of the company’s stock valued at $117,000 after buying an additional 359 shares during the period. Catamount Wealth Management increased its stake in shares of Unilever PLC by 2,426.5% in the first quarter. Catamount Wealth Management now owns 3,436 shares of the company’s stock valued at $155,000 after buying an additional 3,300 shares during the period. Edmp Inc. acquired a new stake in shares of Unilever PLC during the second quarter valued at $208,000. Cape ANN Savings Bank acquired a new stake in shares of Unilever PLC during the second quarter valued at $217,000. Finally, Bayesian Capital Management LP acquired a new stake in shares of Unilever PLC during the first quarter valued at $225,000. 8.59% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.
Shares of Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) traded down 0.88% on Monday, reaching $42.62. 1,339,785 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. Unilever PLC has a 1-year low of $39.86 and a 1-year high of $48.97. The company has a market capitalization of $120.99 billion, a P/E ratio of 22.12 and a beta of 0.74. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $46.69 and its 200-day moving average price is $46.24.
The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 7th. Investors of record on Friday, October 28th will be given a dividend of $0.35 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, October 26th.
Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on UL shares. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated an “overweight” rating on shares of Unilever PLC in a research note on Tuesday, July 12th. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded shares of Unilever PLC from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a research report on Friday, July 22nd. RBC Capital Markets restated a “sector perform” rating on shares of Unilever PLC in a research report on Sunday, July 24th. Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage on shares of Unilever PLC in a research report on Monday, August 22nd. They issued an “outperform” rating for the company. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG restated a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever PLC in a research report on Thursday, August 25th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $51.00.
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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