UNA.AS - Unilever N.V.

Amsterdam - Amsterdam Delayed Price. Currency in EUR
45.85
+0.25 (+0.56%)
At close: 5:35PM CEST
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Previous Close45.60
Open45.57
Bid40.15 x 1500
Ask0.00 x 7700
Day's Range45.54 - 45.99
52 Week Range42.13 - 52.31
Volume4,279,441
Avg. Volume4,620,865
Market Cap125.583B
Beta1.00
PE Ratio (TTM)21.33
EPS (TTM)2.15
Earnings DateJul 19, 2018
Forward Dividend & Yield1.44 (3.12%)
Ex-Dividend DateN/A
1y Target Est50.85
  • Reutersyesterday

    Dutch government memos: Tax cut was 'decisive' for Unilever's headquarters choice

    The scrapping of a Dutch tax on dividends was "decisive" for Unilever in deciding whether it would choose the Netherlands or Britain as its base, according to memos released by the Dutch government as part of a domestic political row on Tuesday. The memos compiled in the summer of 2017 as Prime Minister Mark Rutte was engaged in negotiations to form a government recorded lobbying by both Shell and Unilever against the tax, which forced them to maintain awkward dual share structures in order to ensure British investors were not disadvantaged.

  • The Wall Street Journal6 days ago

    [$$] Big Consumer Brands Like Raising Prices, but It Is Getting Harder

    The world’s biggest consumer-products makers are struggling to raise prices, as fierce competition keeps a lid on sales growth. Prices fell across P&G’s businesses, with the biggest decline at its Gillette shaving brand, which has slashed prices to fend off low-cost rivals Dollar Shave Club, owned by rival Unilever PLC, and Harry’s. Unilever, which sells Dove soap and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, said it was able to raise prices just 0.1% in the first quarter, while Nestlé SA reported price growth of 0.2%.

  • Reuters6 days ago

    P&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move product

    ZURICH/LONDON/CHICAGO (Reuters) - Quarterly sales growth at Nestle, Procter & Gamble and Unilever was driven almost entirely by shifting more goods, in a stark illustration of how hard it is for consumer products makers to raise prices in a competitive retail environment. The result has been mounting tension, which recently erupted in a clash between Nestle and European retailers that saw some of the Swiss company's goods briefly taken off store shelves. Nestle's 2.8-percent underlying sales growth only got a 0.2 percent boost from higher prices, and Unilever's 3.4 percent growth just a 0.1 percent lift.

  • Reuters6 days ago

    P&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move product

    ZURICH/LONDON/CHICAGO, April 19 (Reuters) - Quarterly sales growth at Nestle, Procter & Gamble and Unilever was driven almost entirely by shifting more goods, in a stark illustration of how hard it is for consumer products makers to raise prices in a competitive retail environment. Multinational makers of everything from soup to soap are under pressure to boost revenues as consumers flock to fresher products and newer brands.

  • Reuters6 days ago

    Shire, commodity stocks lift FTSE to 10-week high

    By Danilo Masoni and Kit Rees MILAN/LONDON (Reuters) - The UK's top share index rose on Thursday as surging crude oil prices boosted commodity stocks and Shire's shares jumped as bid talk heated up. The ...

  • Does Unilever PLC’s (LON:ULVR) 16.76% Earnings Growth Reflect The Long-Term Trend?
    Simply Wall St.6 days ago

    Does Unilever PLC’s (LON:ULVR) 16.76% Earnings Growth Reflect The Long-Term Trend?

    Improvement in profitability and outperformance against the industry can be important characteristics in a stock for some investors. Below, I will assess Unilever PLC’s (LSE:ULVR) track record on a highRead More...

  • Financial Times6 days ago

    [$$] Unilever showers cash on investors

    Anglo-Dutch consumer group Unilever has promised to buy back €6bn of shares from investors next month and revealed quarterly sales figures that highlight pressure on prices in key markets. The 5.2 per cent drop on the same quarter last year was caused primarily by the strength of the euro against the dollar and currencies in Brazil, Indonesia and India — Unilever’s three biggest emerging markets. Prices increased just 0.1 per cent, while volumes were 3.4 per cent higher.

  • Unilever's Got the Ingredients for a Shareholder Revolt
    Bloomberg7 days ago

    Unilever's Got the Ingredients for a Shareholder Revolt

    On Thursday both Nestle SA and Unilever NV announced a return to volume growth in the first quarter of their financial years -- and pricing that was stubbornly weak. The difficulty is more acute for Unilever. The situation reflects the low inflation environment in many developed markets and intense competition among retailers in the U.S. and France.

  • Reuters7 days ago

    Unilever confident shareholders will agree to go Dutch

    Unilever (ULVR.L)(UNc.AS) believes shareholders will support it moving its primary headquarters to the Netherlands, even though there is some reticence among investors who may be forced to sell their shares. The Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group announced last month that it had picked Rotterdam over London for its main home base after collapsing its dual-headed structure, seen as a blow to the British government a year before Brexit. "Yes, there are one or two investors who are negatively impacted, but all of the investors we've seen -- and it's a tremendous broad sweep of our investors -- support the board's decision," Chief Financial Officer Graeme Pitkethly told Reuters on Thursday, following release of Unilever's first-quarter sales figures.

  • Associated Press7 days ago

    Unilever announces share buyback, dividend boost

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) later this year.

  • Unilever stands by outlook after first-quarter meets expectations
    Reuters7 days ago

    Unilever stands by outlook after first-quarter meets expectations

    Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNc.AS), the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant, reported first-quarter sales figures that met expectations, helped mainly by increases in the volume of products sold, and maintained its full-year outlook. Chief Financial Officer Graeme Pitkethly told Reuters that even though a small proportion of UK shareholders might be affected if Unilever shares were no longer in the blue-chip FTSE 100 index (.FTSE), most shareholders understand the reasoning for the decision and are supportive. Unilever's London-listed shares traded 0.6 percent lower at 0710 GMT.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    [$$] Unilever’s Polman just cannot win, even if his shareholders can

    Paul Polman, boss of Anglo-Dutch consumer goods group Unilever , likes “win-win” situations. He describes food production that protects natural resources as “win-win for people and planet”. He says that ...

  • Reuters7 days ago

    Unilever stands by outlook after Q1 meets expectations

    Unilever , the Anglo-Dutch consumer goods giant, reported first-quarter sales figures that met expectations, helped mainly by increases in the volume of products sold, and maintained its full-year outlook. The maker of Dove soap and Ben & Jerry's ice cream also expressed confidence that shareholders will support its decision to change its corporate structure and have its main headquarters in the Netherlands. Chief Financial Officer Graeme Pitkethly told Reuters that even though a small proportion of UK shareholders might be affected if Unilever shares were no longer in the blue-chip FTSE 100 index, most shareholders understand the reasoning for the decision and are supportive.

  • The Wall Street Journal7 days ago

    [$$] Unilever Announces €6 Billion Buyback

    The group, whose brands include Dove soap and Ben & Jerry’s ice cream, said revenue for the quarter was EUR12.60 billion compared with EUR13.30 billion in the same period a year earlier. The company said it will start a share buyback program of up to EUR6 billion in May in order to return the expected after-tax proceeds from the spreads disposal to shareholders. Unilever raised the quarterly dividend to EUR0.3872 a share from EUR0.3585.

  • Financial Times7 days ago

    [$$] Unilever lifts dividend, plots €6bn share buyback

    with investors over its plans to drop its UK headquarters for Rotterdam. Alongside issuing a trading update for the first quarter of the year that Unilever said had demonstrated “broad-based growth”, the Marmite-to-Dove shampoo maker hiked its quarterly payout to shareholders by 8 per cent to €0.3872. The group notched up €12.6bn worth of sales in the first quarter, which was a 5.2 per cent drop on the same time last year, and driven by adverse currency movements.

  • Financial Times8 days ago

    [$$] Unilever: the Rotters’ club

    Instead, some UK funds are annoyed Unilever will probably lose membership of the FTSE 100 index when it drops the first half of its Anglo-Dutch identity. Unilever has produced tolerable long-term growth, much of it, piquantly, from foreign markets. Only a quarter of investors in Unilever’s UK arm — speaking for around $17bn of a combined market capitalisation of some $150bn — would need to vote against it this autumn.

  • Financial Times8 days ago

    [$$] Unilever faces mounting investor unrest over UK exit

    Unilever has been forced to confront a mounting rebellion among some of its largest investors against its decision to abandon its 89-year-old Anglo-Dutch structure and base itself in the Netherlands. The ...

  • Unilever remuneration under fire from investor advisory firms
    Reuters12 days ago

    Unilever remuneration under fire from investor advisory firms

    Two influential shareholder advisory firms have issued warnings about remuneration at Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNc.AS), setting the stage for dissent at next month's annual general meetings. The AGMs were already set to be lively after Unilever's decision last month to pick Rotterdam over London for its main headquarters, as it ends its Anglo-Dutch structure. In a report issued on Friday, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended shareholders vote against Unilever's remuneration policy, although it gave "qualified support" to the consumer goods company's remuneration report, which relates to the year just past, while the policy concerns the future.

  • Reuters12 days ago

    Unilever remuneration under fire from investor advisory firms

    Two influential shareholder advisory firms have issued warnings about remuneration at Unilever (ULVR.L) (UNc.AS), setting the stage for dissent at next month's annual general meetings. The AGMs were already set to be lively after Unilever's decision last month to pick Rotterdam over London for its main headquarters, as it ends its Anglo-Dutch structure. In a report issued on Friday, Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) recommended shareholders vote against Unilever's remuneration policy, although it gave "qualified support" to the consumer goods company's remuneration report, which relates to the year just past, while the policy concerns the future.

  • Financial Times13 days ago

    [$$] Unilever faces potential shareholder unrest over pay policy

    Unilever , the consumer goods giant, is facing a potential investor rebellion at its annual general meeting next month after influential advisers called on shareholders to vote against its pay policies. ...

  • 1 Key Metric for Unilever Investors to Focus On
    Motley Fool14 days ago

    1 Key Metric for Unilever Investors to Focus On

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  • Reuters16 days ago

    L'Oreal picked as preferred bidder for stake in S.Korean cosmetics firm Nanda -report

    * L'Oreal preferred bidder for 70 pct stake worth $375 mln * Nanda's clothing, cosmetics brands popular among Chinese (Add no comments from L'Oreal and UBS, context on foreign investment in South Korean ...

  • Reuters29 days ago

    Nestle, other food groups likely suitors for GSK's Horlicks: sources

    LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Food giants Nestle (NESN.S), Kraft Heinz (KHC.O) and Unilever (ULVR.L) are expected to bid for GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK.L) Horlicks health nutrition business, which could fetch more than $4 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. GSK has started a strategic review of Horlicks - a malt-based drink brand popular in India – and some of its smaller products, after buying Novartis (NOVN.S) out of their consumer healthcare venture for $13 billion on Tuesday. The main asset on the block is GSK's 72.5 percent stake in its Indian subsidiary GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GLSM.NS).

  • Nestle, other food groups likely suitors for GSK's Horlicks: sources
    Reuters29 days ago

    Nestle, other food groups likely suitors for GSK's Horlicks: sources

    LONDON/NEW YORK (Reuters) - Food giants Nestle (NESN.S), Kraft Heinz (KHC.O) and Unilever (ULVR.L) are expected to bid for GlaxoSmithKline's (GSK.L) Horlicks health nutrition business, which could fetch more than $4 billion, according to people familiar with the matter. GSK has started a strategic review of Horlicks - a malt-based drink brand popular in India – and some of its smaller products, after buying Novartis (NOVN.S) out of their consumer healthcare venture for $13 billion on Tuesday. The main asset on the block is GSK's 72.5 percent stake in its Indian subsidiary GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare (GLSM.NS).