Unilever (LON:ULVR) has been assigned a GBX 5,500 ($71.87) target price by equities research analysts at Goldman Sachs Group in a report released on Thursday, Borsen Zeitung reports. The firm presently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Goldman Sachs Group’s price target indicates a potential upside of 18.89% from the stock’s previous close.
ULVR has been the subject of a number of other reports. Royal Bank of Canada set a GBX 3,900 ($50.96) price objective on Unilever and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, July 12th. Liberum Capital increased their price target on Unilever from GBX 4,350 ($56.84) to GBX 4,735 ($61.87) and gave the company a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 30th. UBS Group reissued a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 4,850 ($63.37) price target on shares of Unilever in a research report on Thursday, October 10th. Barclays reissued an “underweight” rating on shares of Unilever in a research report on Wednesday, September 25th. Finally, Shore Capital reissued an “under review” rating on shares of Unilever in a research report on Thursday. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of GBX 4,893.50 ($63.94).
LON:ULVR opened at GBX 4,626 ($60.45) on Thursday. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 216.37, a quick ratio of 0.60 and a current ratio of 0.81. The company has a market cap of $53.81 billion and a PE ratio of 18.31. Unilever has a 52-week low of GBX 3,905 ($51.03) and a 52-week high of GBX 5,333 ($69.69). The stock has a 50-day simple moving average of GBX 4,909.89 and a 200 day simple moving average of GBX 4,837.32.
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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