Unilever plc (ULVR) Given Hold Rating at Whitman Howard
Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by equities research analysts at Whitman Howard in a research note issued to investors on Thursday. They presently have a GBX 4,350 ($57.80) price target on the stock. Whitman Howard’s price target indicates a potential upside of 4.54% from the stock’s current price.
Other research analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. Barclays PLC set a GBX 4,390 ($58.33) price objective on shares of Unilever plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,750 ($63.11) price objective on shares of Unilever plc in a research note on Friday, July 7th. Beaufort Securities reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Berenberg Bank set a GBX 5,075 ($67.43) price objective on shares of Unilever plc and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research note on Friday, July 21st. Finally, Shore Capital reiterated a “buy” rating on shares of Unilever plc in a research note on Thursday, July 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 4,284.29 ($56.93).
Shares of Unilever plc (ULVR) traded down 3.21% during trading on Thursday, hitting GBX 4161.00. 5,435,653 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. The firm’s market capitalization is GBX 117.03 billion. Unilever plc has a 1-year low of GBX 3,050.50 and a 1-year high of GBX 4,557.50. The stock’s 50 day moving average is GBX 4,398.89 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 4,274.43.
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In related news, insider Mary Ma purchased 460 shares of Unilever plc stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of GBX 4,312 ($57.29) per share, with a total value of £19,835.20 ($26,355.57). Over the last three months, insiders acquired 468 shares of company stock valued at $2,018,817.
Unilever plc Company Profile
Unilever PLC is a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, which primarily includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products; Foods, which primarily includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads; Home Care, which primarily includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products, and Refreshment, which primarily includes sales of ice cream and tea-based beverages.
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