Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently modified their holdings of UN. Spears Abacus Advisors LLC purchased a new stake in shares of Unilever during the second quarter valued at about $202,000. Harel Insurance Investments & Financial Services Ltd. bought a new position in shares of Unilever NV during the first quarter worth about $216,000. Harding Loevner LP increased its position in shares of Unilever by 6.1% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 9,343,387 shares of the company's stock worth $516,410,000 after buying an additional 176,316 shares during the last quarter. Mawer Investment Management Ltd. boosted its stake in Unilever by 2.5% in the 3rd quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. now owns 1,837,277 shares of the company's stock valued at $99,434,000 after purchasing an additional 592,653 shares during the last quarter. Goldman Sachs Group Inc. raised its position in Unilever by 67.0% in the 2nd quarter. Harding Loevner LP now owns 136,128,531 shares of the company's stock worth $24,696,000 after purchasing an additional 133,518,453 shares in the last quarter. Ameriprise Financial Inc. increased its position in shares of Unilever by 2.6% during the 3rd quarter. Evercore Trust Company N.A. now owns 1,421,632 shares of the company's stock valued at $78,574,000 after purchasing an additional 151,194 shares during the last quarter.
The stock increased 0.45% or GBX 18.5 during the last trading session, reaching GBX 4162. The stock had a trading volume of 991,100 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,062,684. Unilever NV has a 12 month low of $39.22 and a 12 month high of $61.62.
The firm also recently announced a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, December 13th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 3rd will be issued a $0.4217 dividend. This is a positive change from Unilever's previous dividend of $0.30. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 2nd.
United Nations has been the subject of several analyst reports. Barclays PLC upgraded shares of Unilever NV from an "equal weight" rating to an "overweight" rating in a report on Friday, March 24th. Jefferies has "Buy" rating and GBX 4830 target.
Recently, In an analyst note issued to clients on Monday morning, Unilever (LON:ULVR) shares have had their "Buy" Rating reconfirmed by equity research analysts at Jefferies, who now has a GBX 4830.00 target on firm. J P Morgan Chase & Co restated a "neutral" rating on shares of Unilever in a research note on Thursday, September 7th. The stock of Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) earned "Sell" rating by ABN Amro on Monday, April 3. The price target gives a possible upside of 16.57 % from company's stock close price. If you are reading this report on another publication, it was copied illegally and republished in violation of United States and worldwide trademark and copyright law.
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.