UN - Unilever N.V.

NYSE - NYSE Delayed Price. Currency in USD
57.97
+1.12 (+1.97%)
At close: 4:02PM EDT
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Previous Close56.85
Open57.92
Bid0.00 x 0
Ask0.00 x 0
Day's Range57.78 - 58.08
52 Week Range51.56 - 61.62
Volume1,723,163
Avg. Volume1,183,838
Market Cap163.041B
Beta0.90
PE Ratio (TTM)23.14
EPS (TTM)2.51
Earnings DateN/A
Forward Dividend & Yield1.92 (3.42%)
Ex-Dividend Date2018-05-03
1y Target Est60.00
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  • Unilever sales disappoint as prices remain under pressure
    Reuters Videos2 days ago

    Unilever sales disappoint as prices remain under pressure

    Consumer goods multinational Unilever reports lower than expected second-quarter sales, setting a downbeat tone for the sector. Francis Maguire reports.

  • Reutersyesterday

    Defensive shares keep FTSE aloft

    The UK's top share index held its ground on Friday, outperforming a broadly negative European market, as global trade uncertainty and political troubles closer to home spurred demand for defensive stocks and earnings filtered through. The blue chip FTSE 100 (.FTSE) index was up 0.1 percent at 7,694.98 points by 0916 GMT. The FTSE, dominated by companies with large foreign currency earnings, has found support from weakness in the pound, which has been on the backfoot this week amid signs of discord in Prime Minister Theresa May's party over her Brexit strategy.

  • The Wall Street Journal2 days ago

    [$$] Price War Eats Into Unilever Profit

    LONDON—A fierce price war between consumer goods giants hit Unilever PLC hard in the first half. The Anglo-Dutch maker of Dove soap and Magnum ice creams reported anemic sales growth and lower profit for the six months to June 30 as it discounted some products and struggled to raise prices on others in North America and Europe. Unilever, like other consumer goods companies, has long relied on selling new or improved versions of products at higher prices to boost growth.

  • Earnings in focus as FTSE finds support in weaker pound
    Reuters2 days ago

    Earnings in focus as FTSE finds support in weaker pound

    By Danilo Masoni MILAN (Reuters) - Earnings updates were the main focus on Thursday as Britain's top share index inched higher, but it stayed within recent tight ranges as caution over the outcome of Brexit ...

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Unilever forecasts improved sales as it reforms structure

    Unilever expects sales growth to accelerate in the second half of the year, as it pushes through price rises to offset higher commodity costs and works to collapse its dual-headed structure. An increasing number of UK-based shareholders are voicing concern about the plan to make Rotterdam its headquarters, which will likely seen Unilever drop out of Britain's blue chip FTSE 100 index. "We don't think the changes, as they currently stand are in the best interests of the company's UK investor base and we will be urging the group to reconsider its plans," Hargreaves Lansdown portfolio manager Steve Clayton said on Thursday.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Unilever forecasts improved sales as it reforms structure

    Unilever expects sales growth to accelerate in the second half of the year, as it pushes through price rises to offset higher commodity costs and works to collapse its dual-headed structure. The Anglo-Dutch maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream also updated investors on Thursday on its consolidation into a single entity, saying it was "very confident" of getting the shareholder support required to complete the transition at the end of the year. An increasing number of UK-based shareholders are voicing concern about the plan to make Rotterdam its headquarters, which will likely seen Unilever drop out of Britain's blue chip FTSE 100 index.

  • CNBC2 days ago

    Stocks making the biggest moves premarket: TRV, IBM, AXP, QCOM, EBAY & more

    Check out the companies making headlines before the bell: Travelers TRV – The insurance company posted quarterly profit of $1.81 per share , well below the consensus estimate of $2.42 a share. Revenue was above forecasts, but the results were heavily impact by significant catastrophe losses, much of it weather-related.

  • Unilever Is Still Vulnerable to a Kraft-Like Bid
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    Unilever Is Still Vulnerable to a Kraft-Like Bid

    Unilever, which saw off a $143 billion approach from Kraft Heinz Co. 18 months ago, is doing just the opposite. On Thursday, the company reported second quarter organic sales growth below analysts' expectations. A strike by truck drivers in Brazil cut first half organic sales growth by 0.6 percentage points.

  • Reuters2 days ago

    Unilever forecasts improved sales as it reforms structure

    Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNc.AS) expects sales growth to accelerate in the second half of the year, as it pushes through price rises to offset higher commodity costs and works to collapse its dual-headed structure. An increasing number of UK-based shareholders are voicing concern about the plan to make Rotterdam its headquarters, which will likely seen Unilever drop out of Britain's blue chip FTSE 100 index (.FTSE). "We don't think the changes, as they currently stand are in the best interests of the company's UK investor base and we will be urging the group to reconsider its plans," Hargreaves Lansdown portfolio manager Steve Clayton said on Thursday.

  • Unilever Expects Sales Growth to Bounce Back After Strike
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    Unilever Expects Sales Growth to Bounce Back After Strike

    Unilever said it will make up some lost ground in the second half after a strike in Brazil held back sales growth in the early part of the year. The more upbeat outlook comes after the maker of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Dove soap on Thursday reported sales growth below analysts’ expectations after truckers walked off the job earlier this year in the Latin American country to protest rising fuel prices. As Chief Executive Officer Paul Polman prepares to leave after nearly a decade, he’s completing work on a plan to consolidate the company’s headquarters in the Netherlands, despite dissent from some investors.

  • Unilever Sales Dragged Down by Truckers' Strike in Brazil
    Bloomberg2 days ago

    Unilever Sales Dragged Down by Truckers' Strike in Brazil

    Unilever is still feeling the effect of a strike in Brazil that held back sales growth globally in the latest quarter. The maker of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream and Dove soap on Thursday reported sales growth below analysts’ expectations, citing the effects of a labor dispute in the Latin American country, where truckers walked off the job earlier this year to protest rising fuel prices. Unilever said underlying sales grew 1.9 percent in the second quarter, compared with the 2.2 percent median estimate of analysts surveyed by Bloomberg.

  • Unilever’s profit dips amid Brazilian truck strike and currency fluctuations
    CNBC2 days ago

    Unilever’s profit dips amid Brazilian truck strike and currency fluctuations

    Consumer goods maker Unilever reported lower-than-expected second quarter sales on Thursday, hurt by a Brazilian transport strike and weak pricing.

  • Reuters3 days ago

    Palm oil from Indonesia's shrinking forests taints global brands - report

    Palm oil sourced from illegally cleared rainforest areas in Indonesia has flowed through traders to major consumer goods brands despite widespread commitments to cease purchases of non-sustainable oil, a new report says. Palm oil companies Royal Golden Eagle (RGE), Wilmar (WLIL.SI), Musim Mas Group and Golden Agri Resources (GAGR.SI) sold oil from 21 "tainted" mills to more than a dozen global brands including Nestle (NESN.S) and Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNVR.L), according to the report by Eyes on the Forest (EoF), a coalition of environmental NGOs including WWF-Indonesia.

  • Financial Times9 days ago

    [$$] Unilever shareholders warn on HQ move to Netherlands

    One of Unilever’s biggest shareholders has warned of the forced selling of the consumer group’s shares as unrest grows among British investors over the decision to move its headquarters to the Netherlands. Unilever has embarked on a charm offensive among its UK shareholders, which have been alarmed by the likely ejection of the company from the FTSE 100 index that many use as a benchmark. , joint founder of Lindsell Train, a top-five shareholder with a 2.5 per cent Unilever stake, urged holders of Unilever’s UK-listed stock to “give serious consideration over the summer as to whether the proposal is in their interest”.

  • Investopedia12 days ago

    M&A Deals in Consumer Goods Hit 15-Year High

    Mergers and acquisition (M&A) deals rose to a 15-year high last year in the consumer goods industry, according to a survey from OC&C Strategy Consultants released today. Mergers in consumer goods companies increased 45% from 2016. The survey analyzed the top 50 companies in international consumer goods based on sales.

  • Reuters12 days ago

    The Foxconns of fast beauty propel South Korean cosmetics' success in China

    The difference between the two lines: the first is supplying one of France’s best-known premium cosmetic brands, while the second is serving a South Korean budget firm. It is factories like this that have made South Korea the epicentre of fast beauty, a world in which the time it takes to get a product idea onto store shelves has dropped dramatically, often by years. Some of the major Korean brands they work for have been acquired by global cosmetics companies such as L’Oreal (OREP.PA) and Unilever (ULVR.L), and according to people with direct knowledge of the matter, the manufacturers themselves have received investment offers, some from foreign cosmetics firms.

  • The Foxconns of fast beauty propel South Korean cosmetics' success in China
    Reuters12 days ago

    The Foxconns of fast beauty propel South Korean cosmetics' success in China

    The difference between the two lines: the first is supplying one of France’s best-known premium cosmetic brands, while the second is serving a South Korean budget firm. It is factories like this that have made South Korea the epicenter of fast beauty, a world in which the time it takes to get a product idea onto store shelves has dropped dramatically, often by years. Some of the major Korean brands they work for have been acquired by global cosmetics companies such as L’Oreal (OREP.PA) and Unilever (ULVR.L), and according to people with direct knowledge of the matter, the manufacturers themselves have received investment offers, some from foreign cosmetics firms.

  • Firing fake pineapples, Pernod uses 'influencers' to drive sales
    Reuters18 days ago

    Firing fake pineapples, Pernod uses 'influencers' to drive sales

    LONDON/CANNES, France (Reuters) - This spring, Pernod Ricard's (PERP.PA) Malibu Rum paid American singer Nick Jonas to host a competition in Vietnam that began with 33 Instagram stars battling to catch fake pineapples while flying off a giant waterslide into the sea. In one month alone, videos and pictures from the "Malibu Games" were viewed 2.4 billion times online, showing the potential for so-called "influencer marketing" to reach social media-mad consumers that may overlook older, traditional brands. Influencer marketing found early popularity with beauty, fast fashion and fitness brands but has now spread across the spectrum, even though some analysts question whether it actually works.

  • ACCESSWIRE25 days ago

    Today’s Free Research Reports Coverage on Procter & Gamble and Three More Personal Products Stocks

    In today’s pre-market research, WallStEquities.com com scans The Procter & Gamble Co. (NYSE: PG), Unilever N.V. (NYSE: UN), Avon Products Inc. (NYSE: AVP), and Colgate-Palmolive Co. (NYSE: CL). On Monday, shares in Cincinnati, Ohio-based The Procter & Gamble Co. recorded a trading volume of 9.96 million shares, which was above their three months average volume of 9.51 million shares.

  • InvestorPlace25 days ago

    Deal or No Deal? For Kraft Heinz, It Doesn’t Really Matter

    It’s a question followers and owners of Kraft Heinz Co (NASDAQ:KHC) shares have been asking themselves for a while now. Although Kraft Heinz walked away from a prospective deal with Unilever NV ADR (NYSE:UN) just a few months ago, sitting down at the table in the first place suggests a willingness to entertain the idea. Whatever the odds were that owners of KHC stock would see a much-needed deal get done, they seem to be getting a bit better.

  • Investors Demand Nestle, Pepsi and Others Cut Plastic Use
    Bloomberglast month

    Investors Demand Nestle, Pepsi and Others Cut Plastic Use

    A group of 25 investors managing more than $1 trillion in assets are demanding that Nestle SA, PepsiCo Inc., Procter & Gamble Co. and Unilever NV reduce their use of plastic packaging, calling it environmentally damaging. The initiative was organized by As You Sow, a nonprofit shareholder advocacy group that pushes companies to act responsibly. It was signed by investment managers including Hermes Investment Management, Impax Asset Management, NEI Investments and Walden Asset Management.

  • Will Hindustan Unilever Limited’s (NSE:HINDUNILVR) Earnings Grow Over The Next Year?
    Simply Wall St.last month

    Will Hindustan Unilever Limited’s (NSE:HINDUNILVR) Earnings Grow Over The Next Year?

    Since Hindustan Unilever Limited (NSE:HINDUNILVR) released its earnings in March 2018, the consensus outlook from analysts appear fairly confident, as a 19.14% increase in profits is expected in the upcomingRead More...

  • TheStreet.comlast month

    Will Kraft Heinz Buy Pepsico or Mondelez?

    A big deal this year for Kraft Heinz is likely, says Stifel analyst, while a Morningstar analyst expresses skepticism

  • JD.com surges, Unilever drops, Chevron on the rise
    Yahoo Financelast month

    JD.com surges, Unilever drops, Chevron on the rise

    JD.com, Unilever and Chevron are the Yahoo Finance charts of the day.