Unilever (LON:ULVR) Share Price Passes Above 200 Day Moving Average of $4,651.97

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Shares of Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) crossed above its 200-day moving average during trading on Tuesday . The stock has a 200-day moving average of $4,651.97 and traded as high as $5,095.00. Unilever shares last traded at $5,095.00, with a volume of 2,866,659 shares traded.

A number of analysts have commented on ULVR shares. Liberum Capital boosted their price target on shares of Unilever from GBX 4,350 ($56.84) to GBX 4,735 ($61.87) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 30th. Jefferies Financial Group boosted their price target on shares of Unilever from GBX 4,900 ($64.03) to GBX 5,030 ($65.73) and gave the stock a “hold” rating in a research report on Friday, August 9th. Barclays boosted their price target on shares of Unilever from GBX 3,950 ($51.61) to GBX 4,460 ($58.28) and gave the stock an “underweight” rating in a research report on Friday, July 26th. Shore Capital restated an “under review” rating on shares of Unilever in a research report on Thursday, July 25th. Finally, UBS Group set a GBX 4,800 ($62.72) price target on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Monday, August 19th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating and four have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 4,723.50 ($61.72).

The company has a current ratio of 0.81, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 216.37. The business’s fifty day moving average is GBX 4,982.58 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 4,656.58. The firm has a market capitalization of $59.23 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.16.

The company also recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 11th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, August 8th will be issued a dividend of GBX 36.82 ($0.48) per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 8th. This represents a dividend yield of 0.75%. This is a positive change from Unilever’s previous dividend of $35.46. Unilever’s payout ratio is currently 0.58%.

Unilever Company Profile (LON:ULVR)

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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