Unilever plc Receives Average Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (LON:ULVR)
Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) has been given a consensus recommendation of “Hold” by the twenty-two ratings firms that are presently covering the stock, American Banking and Market News reports. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 2,586 ($43.51).
A number of analysts have recently weighed in on ULVR shares. Analysts at Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an “outperform” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research note on Thursday, July 31st. They now have a GBX 3,050 ($51.32) price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at RBC Capital reiterated a “sector perform” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a GBX 2,700 ($45.43) price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research note on Friday, July 25th. They now have a GBX 2,750 ($46.27) price target on the stock.
Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) traded down 1.01% during mid-day trading on Friday, hitting GBX 2537.00. The stock had a trading volume of 2,187,516 shares. Unilever plc has a 52 week low of GBX 2292.00 and a 52 week high of GBX 2742.3501. The stock has a 50-day moving average of GBX 2636.15 and a 200-day moving average of GBX 2559.. The company’s market cap is £72.061 billion.
The company also recently declared a dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 10th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, August 6th will be given a dividend of GBX 22.53 ($0.38) per share. This represents a yield of 0.85%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, August 6th.
Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) is a supplier of fast moving consumer goods.
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