Unilever (UN) Downgraded by UBS Group to Neutral

UBS Group lowered shares of Unilever (NYSE:UN) from a buy rating to a neutral rating in a research report released on Tuesday, The Fly reports.

Several other equities research analysts also recently weighed in on the company. Zacks Investment Research raised Unilever from a strong sell rating to a hold rating in a report on Wednesday, December 26th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Unilever from a neutral rating to an underweight rating in a report on Sunday, December 9th. Finally, Jefferies Financial Group downgraded Unilever from a buy rating to a hold rating in a report on Tuesday, October 2nd. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. Unilever currently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus target price of $65.00.

NYSE UN opened at $53.56 on Tuesday. Unilever has a twelve month low of $51.56 and a twelve month high of $58.72. The firm has a market cap of $91.14 billion, a P/E ratio of 21.17, a PEG ratio of 3.34 and a beta of 0.73.



Several hedge funds and other institutional investors have recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock. Stratos Wealth Partners LTD. acquired a new position in Unilever during the 3rd quarter worth about $110,000. IMS Capital Management acquired a new position in Unilever during the 3rd quarter worth about $136,000. Ancora Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Unilever during the 3rd quarter worth about $197,000. Knowledge Leaders Capital LLC acquired a new position in Unilever during the 3rd quarter worth about $207,000. Finally, Valeo Financial Advisors LLC acquired a new position in Unilever during the 2nd quarter worth about $215,000.

Unilever Company Profile

Unilever N.V. operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. The company operates through Personal Care, Home Care, Foods, and Refreshment segments. The Personal Care segment offers skincare and haircare products, deodorants, and oral care products. This segment markets its products under the Axe, Dove, Lux, Rexona, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, Signal, Lifebuoy, Vaseline, Dermalogica, Murad, Dollar Shave Club, Zest & Camay, and Seventh Generation brands.

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