Insider Buying: Unilever plc (ULVR) Insider Buys £111.99 in Stock
Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) insider Graeme Pitkethly acquired 3 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, October 10th. The shares were bought at an average price of GBX 3,733 ($45.50) per share, with a total value of £111.99 ($136.49).
Unilever plc (LON:ULVR) opened at 3504.50 on Tuesday. Unilever plc has a 1-year low of GBX 2,715.00 and a 1-year high of GBX 3,807.50. The stock’s market capitalization is GBX 99.49 billion. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 3,613.51 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 3,403.40.
The company also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, October 27th will be issued a GBX 28.90 ($0.35) dividend. This represents a yield of 0.8%. This is a positive change from Unilever plc’s previous dividend of $26.89. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, October 27th.
A number of analysts recently issued reports on ULVR shares. Shore Capital restated a “buy” rating and set a GBX 3,723 ($45.37) price objective on shares of Unilever plc in a report on Thursday, October 13th. Citigroup Inc. set a GBX 4,060 ($49.48) price objective on shares of Unilever plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 31st. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised their price objective on shares of Unilever plc from GBX 3,550 ($43.27) to GBX 3,960 ($48.26) and gave the stock an “overweight” rating in a report on Thursday, June 30th. Barclays PLC restated an “overweight” rating and set a GBX 4,500 ($54.84) price objective on shares of Unilever plc in a report on Friday, October 7th. Finally, Liberum Capital restated a “sell” rating and set a GBX 3,200 ($39.00) price objective on shares of Unilever plc in a report on Monday, October 10th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, seven have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 3,721.44 ($45.36).
Unilever plc Company Profile
Unilever PLC is a supplier of food, home and personal care products. The Company’s portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, soaps, shampoos and household care products. The Company operates through four segments: Personal Care, Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. The Personal Care segment includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products.
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