ULVR.L - Unilever PLC

LSE - LSE Delayed Price. Currency in GBp
5,073.00
+8.00 (+0.16%)
As of 10:51AM BST. Market open.
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Previous Close5,065.00
Open5,079.00
Bid5,075.00 x 0
Ask5,076.00 x 0
Day's Range5,073.00 - 5,105.00
52 Week Range3,905.00 - 5,122.00
Volume495,424
Avg. Volume1,947,504
Market Cap133.331B
Beta (3Y Monthly)0.70
PE Ratio (TTM)20.08
EPS (TTM)252.70
Earnings DateJul 25, 2019
Forward Dividend & Yield1.42 (2.84%)
Ex-Dividend Date2019-05-02
1y Target Est45.13
  • Moody's20 hours ago

    Unilever Capital Corporation -- Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Unilever PLC

    Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Unilever PLC and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit. The review was conducted through a portfolio review in which Moody's reassessed the appropriateness of the ratings in the context of the relevant principal methodology(ies), recent developments, and a comparison of the financial and operating profile to similarly rated peers. This publication does not announce a credit rating action and is not an indication of whether or not a credit rating action is likely in the near future.

  • Is Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) An Attractive Dividend Stock?
    Simply Wall St.2 days ago

    Is Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) An Attractive Dividend Stock?

    Today we'll take a closer look at Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) from a dividend investor's perspective. Owning a strong...

  • GuruFocus.com8 days ago

    MS Global Franchise Fund's Top 5 High-Conviction Trades as of 1st Quarter

    Fund’s top buys include Microsoft and Lysol parent Reckitt Benckiser Continue reading...

  • Benzinga10 days ago

    Unilever USA, A Shipper Of Choice That Embraces Drivers And The Future

    Unilever (NYSE: UN) USA had a problem at its distribution center in Newville, Pennsylvania. Working with the Canadian-based carrier Kriska, Unilever piloted a program called Safe Haven to allow drivers to park at the distribution center. "Unilever was motivated to allow parking onsite in order to become a ‘shipper of choice' for drivers," a 2018 report from the DOT Parking Capacity Working Group noted.

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  • Here's Why We Think Unilever (LON:ULVR) Is Well Worth Watching
    Simply Wall St.20 days ago

    Here's Why We Think Unilever (LON:ULVR) Is Well Worth Watching

    Some have more dollars than sense, they say, so even companies that have no revenue, no profit, and a record of...

  • Why Unilever PLC’s (LON:ULVR) Return On Capital Employed Is Impressive
    Simply Wall St.20 days ago

    Why Unilever PLC’s (LON:ULVR) Return On Capital Employed Is Impressive

    Today we are going to look at Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) to see whether it might be an attractive investment prospect. To...

  • Is Unilever plc (UL) A Good Stock To Buy?
    Insider Monkey23 days ago

    Is Unilever plc (UL) A Good Stock To Buy?

    Investing in hedge funds can bring large profits, but it’s not for everybody, since hedge funds are available only for high-net-worth individuals. They generate significant returns for investors to justify their large fees and they allocate a lot of time and employ a complex analysis to determine the best stocks to invest in. A particularly […]

  • What Companies Does Starbucks Own?
    Investopedia24 days ago

    What Companies Does Starbucks Own?

    Starbucks Corporation (SBUX) is a global coffee roaster and retailer with operations in 70 countries. In 1971, Starbucks had one location in Seattle's Pike Place Market. All of that expansion translates directly into company value for Starbucks, whose market capitalization has grown to $82.85 billion as of Dec. 13, 2018.

  • Unilever to shut ice cream facility in Nevada, cut 300 jobs
    Reuters24 days ago

    Unilever to shut ice cream facility in Nevada, cut 300 jobs

    The plant manufactures ice cream and frozen novelties for brands including Ben and Jerry's, Breyers, Magnum, Popsicle, Good Humor and Klondike, said Catherine Reynolds, a Unilever spokeswoman. Unilever, which also makes household goods ranging from Dove soaps to Knorr packet soups, said the Henderson facility's production would cease at the end of August.

  • Nelson Peltz Likes the Look of American Plumbing
    Bloomberglast month

    Nelson Peltz Likes the Look of American Plumbing

    (Bloomberg Opinion) -- Nelson Peltz’s latest investment target is a big, slow-moving target with a massive bullseye on its back. The renowned U.S. activist has zoned in on Ferguson Plc, a plumbers’ merchant formerly known as Wolseley. His gripe is that the company trades at a stubborn discount to American peers. The snag is that remedies aren’t easy to administer.Ferguson is among the handful of U.K.-domiciled, London-listed blue-chips that aren’t really British companies. Some – such as BTG Plc or Firstgroup Plc – have already attracted takeover or activist interest. North America generates 87% of Ferguson’s revenue; the company recently changed its name to that of its U.S. subsidiary; it reports in dollars.The one un-American characteristic is the valuation. Ferguson has traded at a consistent discount to U.S. peers such as Home Depot Inc. and Lowe’s Cos Inc. The obvious explanation is that the company is listed on the wrong exchange, which makes it harder to attract its natural investor base. But that’s not the only interpretation. The valuation may also reflect a lack of faith in Ferguson’s strategy or management, or some challenges unique to its business. Either way, the discount slightly narrowed on Thursday after the disclosure that various Peltz funds had amassed a 6% stake. This pushed the stock up 6%, valuing the group at 13 billion pounds ($16 billion).It is hard to know whether Ferguson would get a higher valuation if it just moved its listing. Markets may not be 100% efficient, but capital is global and location can’t be the only explanation for the lack of investor love here. True, some funds are restricted geographically in where they can put money but that’s unlikely to be a huge factor in holding back demand for Ferguson shares.Such restrictions on funds might, though, be an obstacle to engineering a move for Ferguson. Unilever Plc’s plan to simplify its Anglo-Dutch structure into a single Netherlands company would have seen it lose its spot on the FTSE 100. That irked index investors and those with mandates to hold U.K. stocks who would have been forced to sell their shares. The plan foundered.Unilever wasn’t a one-off. Re-domiciling headquarters or listings has long been controversial. The textbook case is the thwarted migration of car parts maker LucasVarity back in the late 1990s from the U.K. to the U.S. For these changes, existing investors generally demand a premium. The cleanest way to achieve a move is to take the company private, then relist it.More pertinent are worries about the company’s resilience in the face of a U.S. slowdown. U.S. organic growth is slowing from a recent high single-digit percentage clip, while margins have barely improved since 2015, UBS analysts point out. The share price seems to be assuming that Ferguson’s long-run sustainable operating margin is just 5%, according to independent research provider Willis Welby, which argues that this is overly pessimistic.Peltz’s pitch is that he likes to engage with the management of his portfolio companies. Ferguson has responded diplomatically that it looks forward to dialogue, as it does with all shareholders. The mere presence of such a big name has got people excited. The tougher job will be convincing investors that the company’s equity story – twinning organic growth with a strategy of acquiring competitors – is still a winner. That case has yet to be made.To contact the author of this story: Chris Hughes at chughes89@bloomberg.netTo contact the editor responsible for this story: James Boxell at jboxell@bloomberg.netThis column does not necessarily reflect the opinion of the editorial board or Bloomberg LP and its owners.Chris Hughes is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering deals. He previously worked for Reuters Breakingviews, as well as the Financial Times and the Independent newspaper.For more articles like this, please visit us at bloomberg.com/opinion©2019 Bloomberg L.P.

  • Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars'
    Reuterslast month

    Unilever says Vietnam, Bangladesh among next 'growth stars'

    "The combination of quite a big population, strong GDP growth and rapid consumption in the categories we sell means that countries like Vietnam, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Myanmar and even Ethiopia will be our growth stars over the next few years," Jope told the Deutsche Bank Global Consumer conference in Paris. "These are going to be very important for the future and we are investing heavily," he said.

  • 101 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2019 and Beyond
    Kiplingerlast month

    101 Best Dividend Stocks to Buy for 2019 and Beyond

    Dependable dividend stocks that routinely grow their payouts are welcome in any environment. But they seem especially attractive nowadays.Stock market volatility is back with a vengeance. The Dow Jones Industrial Average went from powering ahead to an all-time high of 26,828 on Oct. 3 to losing 8% in the span of about three weeks. These kinds of rocky markets tend to give investors motion sickness. But they can add a dose of Dramamine to their portfolios - in the form of reliable dividend-growth stocks."Dividend growers, which tend to be quality companies, have generally shown greater resilience in unsteady markets and could address concerns about dividend stocks in a rising-rate environment," write Tianyin Cheng, director of strategy and ESG Indices at S&P; Dow Jones Indices; and Vinit Srivastava, head of strategy and ESG indices at S&P; Dow Jones Indices. "This argument applies to not only to the U.S. large-cap space, but it also extends to small- and mid-cap segments and international markets."Dividend stocks - both at home and abroad - with long track records of rock-solid rising payments tend to generate superior returns over long periods of time and can help investors weather shorter periods of market turbulence.This is a look at the most reliable long-term dividend stocks in the world. Dubbed the "Dividend Aristocrats," they have raised dividends for at least five straight years (Canadian firms), 10 years (E.U.-based firms) or 25 years (U.S. companies). Such stocks provide reliable and rising income streams - and a sense of security that will help you sleep better at night. We've listed them here alphabetically; take a look. SEE ALSO: 25 Stocks Every Retiree Should Own

  • PR Newswirelast month

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  • Should You Be Impressed By Unilever PLC's (LON:ULVR) ROE?
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    Should You Be Impressed By Unilever PLC's (LON:ULVR) ROE?

    One of the best investments we can make is in our own knowledge and skill set. With that in mind, this article will...

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Shell pledges to reveal the taxes it pays in every country

    Oil and gas giant Royal Dutch Shell PLC will disclose how much tax it pays in every country in which it operates, an executive told a Dutch parliamentary panel on Wednesday, in a report to be published later this year. Shell's vice president for taxation Alan McLean made the promise at a hearing on taxation of multinationals called by parliament after reports emerged last year that Shell does not pay any corporate tax in the Netherlands, despite being headquartered in The Hague. Ahead of Wednesday's panel, Shell disclosed that it does not pay Dutch corporate taxes apart from at its NAM gas subsidiary, a joint venture with Exxon.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Exclusive: Walmart to make first direct pitch to big corporate ad buyers at New York event

    Walmart Inc will meet large consumer goods companies and advertising firms for the first time in New York next week to pitch its advertising business, as the world's largest retailer aims to rev up its website and stores as a platform for other companies to reach customers. The event marks Walmart's first effort to grow its nascent advertising business and heralds the retailer's rising challenge to online ad leaders Alphabet Inc's Google, Facebook Inc and Amazon.com Inc. The event, called "5260," is named after a Walmart store near the retailer's hometown of Bentonville, Arkansas, which is known for being a test lab for retail innovation, Walmart told Reuters.

  • Lloyds Bank to pay quarterly dividends
    Reuters2 months ago

    Lloyds Bank to pay quarterly dividends

    Britain's biggest domestic lender Lloyds Banking Group said on Thursday it would pay dividends quarterly from the first quarter of 2020, in a move aimed at distributing income to its 2.4 million shareholders more regularly and efficiently. The new approach will see the lender adopt three equal interim ordinary dividend payments for first three quarters of year followed by, subject to performance, a larger final dividend in the fourth quarter, the bank said in a statement. Lloyds is one of Britain's biggest dividend payers and distributed around 4 billion pounds to investors in 2018.

  • CNBC2 months ago

    Keeping cool: Phononic has a new take on refrigeration and a new partnership with Unilever

    CNBC Disruptor company Phononic is reinventing the refrigerator, among other things. It's already starting to pull in some big partnerships. Semiconductor company Phononic is reinventing the refrigerator, among other things.

  • Reuters2 months ago

    Carrefour and TerraCycle launch 'Loop' test in Paris to tackle waste

    French retailer Carrefour and U.S. waste recycling company TerraCycle launched on Tuesday the test for their 'Loop' initiative which they hope will tackle the problems of plastic waste threatening to destroy the environment. The 'Loop' online platform will allow shoppers in the Paris area to buy orange juice, powder detergent or shampoo in reusable containers that do not result in waste. Users put down a refundable deposit via the Loop website when ordering products, which are delivered in reusable glass and metal bottles, and shipped in a tote bag to shoppers' doors.

  • CNBC2 months ago

    Edgewell's acquisition of Harry's 'not a good comparison' to Unilever's Dollar Shave Club deal

    Edgewell's $1.37 billion acquisition of shaving start-up Harry's is "not a good comparison" to Unilever's roughly $1 billion acquisition of Dollar Shave Club, Edgewell CEO Rod Little told CNBC on Thursday. Dollar Shave Club's subscriptions slowed after it sold to Unilever, the company has said. Unilever UNA-NL may have been one of first consumer giants to pay big dollars for an online brand, but Edgewell EPC , owner of the Schick and Wilkinson razor brand, doesn't want you to compare its $1.37 billion acquisition of Harry's to the $1 billion deal that started a string of copycats.

  • Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR)
    Simply Wall St.2 months ago

    Calculating The Intrinsic Value Of Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR)

    Want to participate in a short research study? Help shape the future of investing tools and you could win a $250 gift card! Today we'll do a simple run through of a valuation method used to estimate the attractiveness of Unil...

  • Iris Apfel is still a 'player' at age 97
    American City Business Journals2 months ago

    Iris Apfel is still a 'player' at age 97

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