Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd. CA continued to hold its position in Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 5,600 shares of the company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Messner & Smith Theme Value Investment Management Ltd. CA’s holdings in Unilever NV were worth $310,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH increased its position in Unilever NV by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Boyd Watterson Asset Management LLC OH now owns 4,416 shares of the company’s stock valued at $244,000 after purchasing an additional 13 shares during the period. Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management LLC increased its position in Unilever NV by 0.6% during the 2nd quarter. Northwest Quadrant Wealth Management LLC now owns 4,726 shares of the company’s stock valued at $277,000 after purchasing an additional 26 shares during the period. CENTRAL TRUST Co increased its position in Unilever NV by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. CENTRAL TRUST Co now owns 11,665 shares of the company’s stock valued at $645,000 after purchasing an additional 44 shares during the period. Sabal Trust CO increased its position in Unilever NV by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter. Sabal Trust CO now owns 5,405 shares of the company’s stock valued at $299,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the period. Finally, iAB Financial Bank increased its position in Unilever NV by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. iAB Financial Bank now owns 6,850 shares of the company’s stock valued at $379,000 after purchasing an additional 50 shares during the period. 8.97% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

UN has been the subject of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of Unilever NV from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $65.00 price objective for the company in a research report on Tuesday, June 6th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of Unilever NV from a “strong-buy” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Saturday, June 10th. UBS AG reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever NV in a research report on Monday, July 17th. Royal Bank Of Canada downgraded shares of Unilever NV from a “sector perform” rating to an “underperform” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 10th. Finally, J P Morgan Chase & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever NV in a research report on Thursday, September 7th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, four have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. Unilever NV presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $65.00.

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Shares of Unilever NV (UN) traded down 0.64% during trading on Friday, reaching $58.61. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 2,364,930 shares. The stock’s 50 day moving average is $59.20 and its 200 day moving average is $55.04. The firm has a market cap of $164.84 billion, a P/E ratio of 24.03 and a beta of 0.90. Unilever NV has a one year low of $38.41 and a one year high of $60.90.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, September 6th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 4th were paid a $0.352 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, August 2nd. This represents a $1.41 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.40%.

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.

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

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