Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 5,500 ($71.87) price target on Unilever (LON:ULVR) in a report released on Thursday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The brokerage currently has a buy rating on the stock.
Several other equities analysts have also recently issued reports on ULVR. Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 5,500 ($71.87) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the company a buy rating in a research note on Thursday. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 3,900 ($50.96) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the company a sell rating in a research note on Thursday. Jefferies Financial Group set a GBX 5,030 ($65.73) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the company a neutral rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 25th. Credit Suisse Group lowered their price target on shares of Unilever from GBX 5,210 ($68.08) to GBX 5,200 ($67.95) and set an outperform rating on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, October 15th. Finally, UBS Group reaffirmed a neutral rating and set a GBX 4,850 ($63.37) price target on shares of Unilever in a research note on Thursday, October 10th. Three equities research 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’s stock. Unilever has an average rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 4,893.50 ($63.94).
Shares of ULVR opened at GBX 4,587 ($59.94) on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 216.37, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a current ratio of 0.81. The stock has a market capitalization of $54.01 billion and a P/E ratio of 18.15. The company’s fifty day moving average is GBX 4,909.89 and its two-hundred day moving average is GBX 4,837.32. Unilever 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 declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 4th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, October 31st will be paid a dividend of GBX 35.76 ($0.47) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, October 31st. This represents a dividend yield of 0.77%. Unilever’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 0.58%.
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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