Unilever (LON:ULVR)‘s stock had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by equities researchers at The Goldman Sachs Group in a research note issued on Wednesday, PriceTargets.com reports. They currently have a GBX 4,800 ($62.71) target price on the stock. The Goldman Sachs Group’s price target indicates a potential upside of 12.14% from the company’s previous close.
A number of other equities research analysts have also weighed in on ULVR. JPMorgan Chase & Co. restated a “neutral” rating and issued a GBX 4,600 ($60.10) price objective on shares of Unilever in a report on Tuesday, June 1st. Barclays set a GBX 4,800 ($62.71) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, April 29th. Credit Suisse Group set a GBX 4,800 ($62.71) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, April 26th. UBS Group set a GBX 3,700 ($48.34) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Thursday, April 29th. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein set a GBX 3,500 ($45.73) price objective on shares of Unilever and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Tuesday, May 18th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have assigned a hold rating and seven have issued a buy rating to the company. Unilever has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of GBX 4,553.64 ($59.49).
Shares of Unilever stock opened at GBX 4,280.50 ($55.93) on Wednesday. Unilever has a 1 year low of GBX 3,721 ($48.62) and a 1 year high of GBX 4,944 ($64.59). The company has a market capitalization of £112.11 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 23.43. The company has a current ratio of 0.79, a quick ratio of 0.53 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 154.66. The company’s 50 day moving average is GBX 4,204.75.
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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