Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Unilever NV (UN)

Unilever NV (UN) : The consensus on Unilever NV (UN) based on 4 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 3.25, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 4 which endorses a Sell on the stock. However, 3 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 1 analyst also believes that the downside risk to the stock is higher and suggests a Sell on Unilever NV (UN).


For this week, the average consensus of the company shares are rated as a Strong Buy. Also, Major Brokerage house, Citigroup downgrades its ratings on Unilever NV (NYSE:UN). According to the latest information available, the shares are now rated Neutral by the analysts at the agency. Previously, the analysts had a Buy rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on August 31, 2016.

Unilever NV (NYSE:UN): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $47.27 and the intraday high of $47.65 after having opened at $47.65 on Wednesdays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $47.65, a loss of -0.36%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 1,882,255 shares. The stock failed to cross $47.65 in Wednesdays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $47.52.

Unilever NV is a fast moving consumer goods (FMCG) company based in the Netherlands. Its portfolio has four categories: Personal Care, Foods, Refreshment and Home Care. The Company manufactures most of its products and maintains an international network of 240 manufacturing sites. Its business is organized across three geographies: Americas; Europe, and markets comprising Asia, Australasia, Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine and Belarus. Personal Care focuses on the e-commerce channel and specialist drug stores. Its Foods category includes the meat snacks business under the Bifi and Peperami brands in Europe and also brands, such as Hellmanns, Knorr, Royco, Bango, Becel and Flora Pro.activ, among others. The Refreshment category includes ice cream brands, such as Walls, Magnum, Cornetto, Grom and Ben & Jerrys, and tea brands, such as Lipton, Brooke Bond and PG tips. The Home Care categorys products brands include Omo, Surf, Lifebuoy, Comfort and Domestos, among others.

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