Eagle Global Advisors LLC held its position in Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 4,739 shares of the company’s stock at the end of the second quarter. Eagle Global Advisors LLC’s holdings in Unilever PLC were worth $256,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Alpha Cubed Investments LLC increased its position in Unilever PLC by 25.1% in the second quarter. Alpha Cubed Investments LLC now owns 7,219 shares of the company’s stock valued at $391,000 after buying an additional 1,450 shares in the last quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC increased its position in Unilever PLC by 5,312.0% in the second quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 36,531 shares of the company’s stock valued at $675,000 after buying an additional 35,856 shares in the last quarter. Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC increased its position in Unilever PLC by 4.0% in the second quarter. Arthur M. Cohen & Associates LLC now owns 21,025 shares of the company’s stock valued at $1,132,000 after buying an additional 800 shares in the last quarter. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management increased its position in Unilever PLC by 7.2% in the second quarter. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management now owns 2,230 shares of the company’s stock valued at $121,000 after buying an additional 150 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Elefante Mark B increased its position in Unilever PLC by 14.9% in the second quarter. Elefante Mark B now owns 8,295 shares of the company’s stock valued at $449,000 after buying an additional 1,075 shares in the last quarter. 8.41% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) opened at 56.88 on Monday. Unilever PLC has a 52 week low of $38.58 and a 52 week high of $57.45. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $55.16 and its 200-day moving average is $50.55. The stock has a market capitalization of $159.98 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.10 and a beta of 0.88.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 6th. Shareholders of record on Friday, August 4th will be paid a dividend of $0.409 per share. This is a boost from Unilever PLC’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.38. This represents a $1.64 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.88%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 2nd.

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Several equities analysts have recently weighed in on the stock. Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of Unilever PLC from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 2nd. UBS AG reissued a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever PLC in a research note on Monday, July 17th. Two research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. Unilever PLC has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $43.50.

About Unilever PLC

Unilever PLC 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 PLC (NYSE:UL)

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