Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) declared a dividend on Thursday, October 17th, Upcoming.Co.Uk reports. Investors of record on Thursday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of GBX 35.76 ($0.47) per share on Wednesday, December 4th. This represents a yield of 0.77%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 31st. The official announcement can be accessed at this link.
ULVR traded up GBX 44 ($0.57) during trading on Thursday, reaching GBX 4,652.50 ($60.79). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,586,578 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,750,000. The company has a quick ratio of 0.60, a current ratio of 0.81 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 216.37. The firm has a fifty day simple moving average of GBX 4,920.09 and a two-hundred day simple moving average of GBX 4,836.16. Unilever has a 1 year low of GBX 3,905 ($51.03) and a 1 year high of GBX 5,333 ($69.69). The company has a market cap of $53.81 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.41.
A number of research analysts have weighed in on the stock. Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 5,030 ($65.73) target price on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 25th. Liberum Capital raised their target price on shares of Unilever from GBX 4,350 ($56.84) to GBX 4,735 ($61.87) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, July 30th. UBS Group reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 4,850 ($63.37) target price on shares of Unilever in a research note on Thursday, October 10th. Credit Suisse Group decreased their target price on shares of Unilever from GBX 5,210 ($68.08) to GBX 5,200 ($67.95) and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 3,900 ($50.96) target price on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research note on Thursday. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company. Unilever currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 4,905.50 ($64.10).
Unilever PLC operates in the fast moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care segments. The Beauty & Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and oral care products primarily under the Axe, Dove, Lux, Rexona, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, Signal, Lifebuoy, and Vaseline brands.
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