Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) has received a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are covering the firm, Marketbeat reports. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell recommendation, two have assigned a hold recommendation and six have assigned a buy recommendation to the company. The average 12 month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is GBX 4,659 ($61.29).
A number of equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Deutsche Bank reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 4,500 ($59.19) target price on shares of Unilever in a report on Wednesday, January 8th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 4,210 ($55.38) target price on shares of Unilever in a report on Tuesday. UBS Group reissued a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 4,500 ($59.19) price objective (down from GBX 4,850 ($63.80)) on shares of Unilever in a research note on Friday, January 10th. Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of Unilever from GBX 4,340 ($57.09) to GBX 4,080 ($53.67) and set an “underweight” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, December 18th. Finally, Berenberg Bank reissued a “buy” rating and issued a GBX 5,350 ($70.38) price objective on shares of Unilever in a research note on Wednesday, October 16th.
Shares of Unilever stock traded up GBX 46 ($0.61) during trading on Friday, reaching GBX 4,400 ($57.88). The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,348,261 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,750,000. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 4,420.55 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 4,748.50. The firm has a market cap of $51.21 billion and a PE ratio of 17.41. Unilever has a fifty-two week low of GBX 3,905 ($51.37) and a fifty-two week high of GBX 5,333 ($70.15). The company has a current ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 216.37.
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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