Unilever plc (LON:ULVR)’s share price was up 1% on Wednesday . The company traded as high as GBX 4,422 ($58.14) and last traded at GBX 4,416 ($58.06). 2,017,259 shares changed hands during trading, a decline of 16% from the average session volume of 2,405,600 shares. The stock had previously closed at GBX 4,372.50 ($57.49).
A number of equities analysts have commented on ULVR shares. Bryan, Garnier & Co reaffirmed a “neutral” rating and set a GBX 4,300 ($56.53) price objective on shares of Unilever plc in a research report on Friday, August 25th. J P Morgan Chase & Co set a GBX 4,650 ($61.14) price objective on shares of Unilever plc and gave the stock a “neutral” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) set a GBX 4,050 ($53.25) price objective on shares of Unilever plc and gave the stock a “sell” rating in a research report on Monday, July 10th. Barclays PLC set a GBX 4,390 ($57.72) price objective on shares of Unilever plc and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Friday, July 7th. Finally, Liberum Capital reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a GBX 3,870 ($50.88) price objective on shares of Unilever plc in a research report on Tuesday, July 11th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have issued a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the stock. Unilever plc has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of GBX 4,252.18 ($55.91).
In related news, insider Mary Ma bought 460 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, August 1st. The stock was acquired at an average price of GBX 4,312 ($56.69) per share, for a total transaction of £19,835.20 ($26,078.36). In the last 90 days, insiders acquired 468 shares of company stock valued at $2,018,817.
About Unilever plc
Unilever PLC is a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, which primarily includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products; Foods, which primarily includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads; Home Care, which primarily includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products, and Refreshment, which primarily includes sales of ice cream and tea-based beverages.
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