Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) insider Graeme Pitkethly purchased 3 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, September 11th. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 4,922 ($64.31) per share, for a total transaction of £147.66 ($192.94).
Graeme Pitkethly also recently made the following trade(s):
- On Monday, July 8th, Graeme Pitkethly purchased 3 shares of Unilever stock. The shares were purchased at an average cost of GBX 5,048 ($65.96) per share, for a total transaction of £151.44 ($197.88).
ULVR stock opened at GBX 4,960.15 ($64.81) on Thursday. The stock has a market capitalization of $58.25 billion and a PE ratio of 19.63. The company’s 50-day moving average is GBX 5,023.79 and its 200-day moving average is GBX 4,727.06. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 216.37, a current ratio of 0.81 and a quick ratio of 0.60. Unilever plc has a 1 year low of GBX 3,905 ($51.03) and a 1 year high of GBX 5,333 ($69.69).
The business also recently disclosed a dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 8th were given a dividend of GBX 36.82 ($0.48) per share. This represents a dividend yield of 0.75%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, August 8th. This is a boost from Unilever’s previous dividend of $35.46. Unilever’s dividend payout ratio is 0.58%.
A number of analysts have commented on ULVR shares. Barclays upped their price target on shares of Unilever from GBX 3,950 ($51.61) to GBX 4,460 ($58.28) and gave the company an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday, July 26th. UBS Group reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 5,300 ($69.25) price objective on shares of Unilever in a research report on Wednesday. Goldman Sachs Group raised shares of Unilever to a “buy” rating and increased their price objective for the stock from GBX 4,850 ($63.37) to GBX 5,700 ($74.48) in a research report on Monday, September 2nd. Jefferies Financial Group increased their price objective on shares of Unilever from GBX 4,900 ($64.03) to GBX 5,030 ($65.73) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 9th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 4,700 ($61.41) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 25th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 4,863.50 ($63.55).
Unilever Company Profile
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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