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Shares of Unilever (NYSE:UN) have been given a consensus rating of “Hold” by the fourteen ratings firms that are presently covering the company, AnalystRatingsNetwork.com reports. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have given a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokerages that have issued a report on the stock in the last year is $34.75.

Unilever (NYSE:UN) opened at 41.03 on Tuesday. Unilever has a one year low of $36.57 and a one year high of $44.41. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $41.96 and its 200-day moving average is $41.56. The company has a market cap of $116.7 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 17.36.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Wednesday, September 10th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 8th will be paid a dividend of $0.3842 per share. This represents a $1.54 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.75%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 6th.

A number of research firms have recently commented on UN. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever in a research note on Thursday, August 7th. They now have a $43.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at Goldman Sachs downgraded shares of Unilever from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 30th. Finally, analysts at Nomura downgraded shares of Unilever from a “neutral” rating to a “reduce” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 9th.

Unilever N.V. (NYSE:UN) is a supplier of fast moving consumer goods.

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