Media coverage about Unilever (NYSE:UN) has been trending somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Unilever earned a media sentiment score of 0.15 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the company an impact score of 46.5608833619524 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.
Here are some of the headlines that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:
UN has been the subject of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Unilever from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever in a research note on Monday, December 18th. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, two have assigned a buy rating and one has issued a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $66.00.
Unilever (NYSE:UN) traded up $0.95 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $57.71. 1,498,251 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,315,661. Unilever has a one year low of $40.06 and a one year high of $61.62. The firm has a market cap of $165,590.00, a P/E ratio of 23.27, a P/E/G ratio of 1.79 and a beta of 0.92.
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Unilever N.V. 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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