Aperio Group LLC increased its position in shares of Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) by 11.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 589,194 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 60,609 shares during the period. Aperio Group LLC’s holdings in Unilever NV were worth $32,565,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently modified their holdings of the stock. Coconut Grove Bank increased its position in shares of Unilever NV by 46.9% in the first quarter. Coconut Grove Bank now owns 2,505 shares of the company’s stock worth $124,000 after buying an additional 800 shares during the last quarter. High Point Bank & Trust Co. increased its position in shares of Unilever NV by 3.9% in the fourth quarter. High Point Bank & Trust Co. now owns 2,525 shares of the company’s stock worth $104,000 after buying an additional 95 shares during the last quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC increased its position in shares of Unilever NV by 503.0% in the first quarter. Proficio Capital Partners LLC now owns 2,647 shares of the company’s stock worth $148,000 after buying an additional 2,208 shares during the last quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. increased its position in shares of Unilever NV by 10.9% in the first quarter. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. now owns 2,694 shares of the company’s stock worth $133,000 after buying an additional 264 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Bollard Group LLC increased its position in shares of Unilever NV by 200.7% in the first quarter. Bollard Group LLC now owns 2,998 shares of the company’s stock worth $149,000 after buying an additional 2,001 shares during the last quarter. 9.18% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) traded up 0.413% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $57.115. 546,825 shares of the stock were exchanged. Unilever NV has a 12 month low of $38.41 and a 12 month high of $57.73. The firm has a market cap of $162.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 27.486 and a beta of 0.90. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $56.01 and its 200 day moving average is $49.95.

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A number of research analysts have issued reports on the stock. UBS AG reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever NV in a research report on Monday. BidaskClub raised shares of Unilever NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Unilever NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price objective on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. Barclays PLC raised shares of Unilever NV from an “equal weight” rating to an “overweight” rating in a research report on Friday, March 24th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever NV in a research report on Tuesday, March 28th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $49.50.

Unilever NV Company Profile

Unilever N.V. is a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, which primarily includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products; Foods, which primarily includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads; Home Care, which primarily includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products, and Refreshment, which primarily includes sales of ice cream and tea-based beverages.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Unilever NV (NYSE:UN)

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