The Unilever Group (ULVR.L) (LON:ULVR) Rating Reiterated by Jefferies Financial Group

Jefferies Financial Group reiterated their buy rating on shares of The Unilever Group (ULVR.L) (LON:ULVR) in a research report released on Tuesday, AR Network reports. Jefferies Financial Group currently has a GBX 5,500 ($71.86) price target on the stock.

Several other equities research analysts have also issued reports on ULVR. Liberum Capital lifted their price target on The Unilever Group (ULVR.L) from GBX 5,100 ($66.63) to GBX 5,290 ($69.11) and gave the stock a buy rating in a research note on Thursday, July 23rd. Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed an underperform rating and set a GBX 3,700 ($48.34) price target (up previously from GBX 3,000 ($39.20)) on shares of The Unilever Group (ULVR.L) in a research note on Friday, July 24th. Berenberg Bank reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a GBX 4,900 ($64.02) price target on shares of The Unilever Group (ULVR.L) in a research note on Friday, October 23rd. JPMorgan Chase & Co. set a GBX 4,900 ($64.02) price target on The Unilever Group (ULVR.L) and gave the stock a neutral rating in a research note on Thursday, October 22nd. Finally, The Goldman Sachs Group reiterated a buy rating and issued a GBX 5,520 ($72.12) price objective on shares of The Unilever Group (ULVR.L) in a report on Thursday, October 22nd. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have issued a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. The Unilever Group (ULVR.L) currently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average price target of GBX 4,819.55 ($62.97).

Shares of ULVR stock opened at GBX 4,463 ($58.31) on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.63, a current ratio of 0.86 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 158.06. The business has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 4,781.65 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 4,465.11. The Unilever Group has a 12-month low of GBX 3,583.50 ($46.82) and a 12-month high of GBX 4,944 ($64.59). The firm has a market cap of $126.92 billion and a P/E ratio of 17.66.

The firm also recently disclosed a dividend, which will be paid on Friday, November 20th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 29th will be given a GBX 37.46 ($0.49) dividend. This is a positive change from The Unilever Group (ULVR.L)’s previous dividend of $36.98. This represents a dividend yield of 0.79%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 29th. The Unilever Group (ULVR.L)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 59.36%.

In related news, insider Graeme Pitkethly sold 46,000 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 10th. The stock was sold at an average price of GBX 4,539 ($59.30), for a total value of £2,087,940 ($2,727,906.98).

The Unilever Group (ULVR.L) Company Profile

The Unilever Group, together with its subsidiaries, operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through three segments: Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care. The Beauty & Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and skin cleansing products under the Axe, Clear, Dove, Lifebuoy, Lux, Pond's, Rexona, Signal, Suave, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, and Vaseline brands.

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