Sara Bay Financial raised its position in Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) by 6.5% during the 1st quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 7,949 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 482 shares during the quarter. Sara Bay Financial’s holdings in Unilever were worth $444,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in UL. State Street Corp boosted its holdings in shares of Unilever by 21.8% in the third quarter. State Street Corp now owns 41,471 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,558,000 after acquiring an additional 7,423 shares in the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its holdings in shares of Unilever by 9.9% in the third quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 42,792 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,650,000 after acquiring an additional 3,843 shares in the last quarter. Wealth Alliance boosted its holdings in shares of Unilever by 8.7% in the third quarter. Wealth Alliance now owns 10,097 shares of the company’s stock valued at $623,000 after acquiring an additional 805 shares in the last quarter. OLD Mission Capital LLC boosted its holdings in Unilever by 59.9% during the third quarter. OLD Mission Capital LLC now owns 27,043 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,668,000 after buying an additional 10,133 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC boosted its holdings in Unilever by 345.6% during the third quarter. Cubist Systematic Strategies LLC now owns 52,502 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,238,000 after buying an additional 40,719 shares in the last quarter.
UL stock opened at $57.42 on Friday. Unilever PLC has a 12-month low of $49.75 and a 12-month high of $63.89. The company has a market cap of $150.97 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 20.08, a PEG ratio of 4.19 and a beta of 0.44. The company has a 50 day moving average of $55.23 and a two-hundred day moving average of $58.43.
A number of analysts recently weighed in on UL shares. Societe Generale restated a “sell” rating on shares of Unilever in a report on Wednesday. Zacks Investment Research upgraded shares of Unilever from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the stock. Unilever presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $57.00.
Unilever Company Profile
Unilever PLC operates as a fast-moving consumer goods company in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care segments. The Beauty & Personal Care segment provides skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and skin cleansing products under the Axe, Clear, Dove, Lifebuoy, Lux, Pond's, Rexona, Signal, Suave, Sunsilk, TRESemmÃ©, and Vaseline brands.
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