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Unilever PLC ADR UL Stock Quote

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NYSE: UL

Last close prices updated as of Feb 07, 2023, 4:09 PM EST | USD | BATS BZX Real-Time Price
  • Last Close 50.27
  • Sector Consumer Defensive
  • Industry Household & Personal Products
  • Investment Style Large Blend
  • Day Range 49.13  –  49.60
  • Year Range 42.44  –  53.51
  • Market Cap 125.5162 Bil
  • Volume / Avg 1.9 Mil /  2.2 Mil
  • Price / Sales 2.14
  • Price / Book 5.86
  • Forward Div Yield 3.58%
  • Trailing Div Yield 3.63%

Morningstar‘s Stock Analysis UL

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Unilever's Underlying 1H Performance Was Solid

Business Strategy and Outlook

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Amid fragmentation in consumer tastes as well as in retail and marketing channels, along with lower barriers to entry for startups, most consumer staples multinationals are fighting strong organic growth headwinds, and many are cutting costs in order to spend to drive growth. With value growth in most categories currently running at little more than 2%, not all of the large caps will be successful in regenerating growth to the 4%-5% they used to enjoy. In the case of Unilever, while we think the management team is taking the right steps to optimize its investments in its business, we expect growth to remain sluggish in the company's competitive categories.

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Company Profile UL

Business Description

Unilever is a diversified personal product (42% of 2021 sales by value), home care (20%), and packaged food (38%) company. Its brands include Knorr soups and sauces, Hellmann's mayonnaise, Lipton teas, Axe and Dove skin products, and the TRESemme haircare brand. The firm has been acquisitive in recent years; high-profile purchases include the mail-order men's grooming business Dollar Shave Club and Seventh Generation cleaning and personal-care products.

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100 Victoria Embankment
London, EC4Y 0DY, GBR
Industry Household & Personal Products
Employees 148,000

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FAQs for Unilever PLC ADR Stock

Yes. UL has a forward dividend yield of 3.58%. See UL’s full dividends and stock split history on the Dividend tab.
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UL’s market cap is 125.52 Bil.
Market capitalization is calculated by taking a company’s share price and multiplying it by the total number of shares. It’s often used to measure a company’s size. In the Morningstar Style Box, large-cap names account for the largest 70% of U.S. stocks, mid-cap names account for the largest 70–90%, and small-cap names are the remaining 10% of companies.

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UL’s stock style is Large Core.
Style is an investment factor that has a meaningful impact on investment risk and returns. Style is calculated by combining value and growth scores, which are first individually calculated.

High-growth stocks tend to represent the technology, healthcare, and communications sectors. They rarely distribute dividends to shareholders, opting for reinvestment in their businesses. More value-oriented stocks tend to represent financial services, utilities, and energy stocks. These are established companies that reliably pay dividends.

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UL’s price/sales is 2.14.
Price/sales represents the amount an investor is willing to pay for a dollar generated from a particular company’s sales or revenues.

UL’s price/forward earnings is 17.33.
Forward P/E gives some indication of how cheap or expensive a stock is compared with consensus earnings estimates. The lower the Forward P/E, the cheaper the stock.

UL’s price/book is 5.86.
Price/book ratio can tell investors approximately how much they’re paying for a company’s assets, based on historical, rather than current, valuations. Historical valuations generally do not reflect a company’s current market value. Value investors frequently look for companies that have low price/book ratios.

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UL’s beta can be found in Trading Information at the top of this page.
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