Unilever (LON:ULVR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reissued by stock analysts at Credit Suisse Group in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday, Borsen Zeitung reports. They presently have a GBX 5,000 ($65.77) price target on the stock. Credit Suisse Group’s price target points to a potential upside of 8.70% from the company’s previous close.
Several other research analysts have also recently commented on ULVR. Barclays restated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 4,220 ($55.51) target price on shares of Unilever in a research report on Friday, January 31st. Shore Capital reiterated an “under review” rating on shares of Unilever in a report on Thursday, October 17th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “sell” rating and issued a GBX 4,210 ($55.38) price objective on shares of Unilever in a report on Tuesday, January 14th. Jefferies Financial Group increased their price objective on shares of Unilever from GBX 5,000 ($65.77) to GBX 5,100 ($67.09) and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, February 3rd. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group set a GBX 4,900 ($64.46) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, January 20th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and six have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of GBX 4,698.18 ($61.80).
LON ULVR opened at GBX 4,600 ($60.51) on Wednesday. Unilever has a 52 week low of GBX 3,944 ($51.88) and a 52 week high of GBX 5,333 ($70.15). The company has a current ratio of 0.78, a quick ratio of 0.58 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 203.49. The stock has a market cap of $53.70 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.20. The company has a 50-day moving average price of GBX 4,445.06 and a two-hundred day moving average price of GBX 4,685.64.
Unilever PLC operates in the fast moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care segments. The Beauty & Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and oral care products primarily under the Axe, Dove, Lux, Rexona, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, Signal, Lifebuoy, and Vaseline brands.
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