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ULVR

UnileverLSE:ULVR Stock Report

Last Price

UK£36.75

Market Cap

UK£94.1b

7D

-6.6%

1Y

-16.1%

Updated

21 Jan, 2022

Data

Company Financials +
ULVR fundamental analysis
Snowflake Score
Valuation3/6
Future Growth2/6
Past Performance2/6
Financial Health2/6
Dividends4/6

ULVR Stock Overview

Unilever PLC operates as a fast-moving consumer goods company in Asia, Africa, the Middle East, Turkey, Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, the Americas, and Europe.

Unilever Competitors

Johnson & Johnson

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US$434.0b

LVMH Moët Hennessy - Louis Vuitton Société Européenne

ENXTPA:MC

€351.2b

Procter & Gamble

NYSE:PG

US$389.8b

Nestlé

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CHF332.9b

Price History & Performance

Summary of all time highs, changes and price drops for Unilever
Historical stock prices
Current Share PriceUK£36.75
52 Week HighUK£44.97
52 Week LowUK£34.50
Beta0.17
1 Month Change-6.39%
3 Month Change-5.60%
1 Year Change-16.06%
3 Year Change-7.56%
5 Year Change13.65%
Change since IPO390.96%

Recent News & Updates

Dec 25
A Look At The Fair Value Of Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR)

A Look At The Fair Value Of Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR)

Does the December share price for Unilever PLC ( LON:ULVR ) reflect what it's really worth? Today, we will estimate the...

Nov 28
Unilever (LON:ULVR) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

Unilever (LON:ULVR) Has A Pretty Healthy Balance Sheet

David Iben put it well when he said, 'Volatility is not a risk we care about. What we care about is avoiding the...

Nov 16
Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At Unilever (LON:ULVR)

Investors Met With Slowing Returns on Capital At Unilever (LON:ULVR)

If you're not sure where to start when looking for the next multi-bagger, there are a few key trends you should keep an...

Shareholder Returns

ULVRGB Personal ProductsGB Market
7D-6.6%-6.3%-0.5%
1Y-16.1%-15.9%8.7%

Return vs Industry: ULVR matched the UK Personal Products industry which returned -15.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: ULVR underperformed the UK Market which returned 8.7% over the past year.

Price Volatility

Is ULVR's price volatile compared to industry and market?
ULVR volatility
ULVR Average Weekly Movement3.1%
Personal Products Industry Average Movement7.1%
Market Average Movement5.0%
10% most volatile stocks in GB Market10.7%
10% least volatile stocks in GB Market2.5%

Stable Share Price: ULVR is less volatile than 75% of UK stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: ULVR's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.

About the Company

FoundedEmployeesCEOWebsite
1894148,949Alan Jopehttps://www.unilever.com

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, TRESemmé, and Vaseline brands.

Unilever Fundamentals Summary

How do Unilever's earnings and revenue compare to its market cap?
ULVR fundamental statistics
Market Cap€112.49b
Earnings (TTM)€5.42b
Revenue (TTM)€50.80b

20.8x

P/E Ratio

2.2x

P/S Ratio

Earnings & Revenue

Key profitability statistics from the latest earnings report
ULVR income statement (TTM)
Revenue€50.80b
Cost of Revenue€28.68b
Gross Profit€22.12b
Expenses€16.70b
Earnings€5.42b

Last Reported Earnings

Jun 30, 2021

Next Earnings Date

Feb 10, 2022

Earnings per share (EPS)2.12
Gross Margin43.54%
Net Profit Margin10.67%
Debt/Equity Ratio132.8%

How did ULVR perform over the long term?

See historical performance and comparison

Dividends

3.9%

Current Dividend Yield

82%

Payout Ratio

Valuation

Is Unilever undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

21.6%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: ULVR (£36.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value (£46.85)

Significantly Below Fair Value: ULVR is trading below fair value by more than 20%.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: ULVR is good value based on its PE Ratio (20.8x) compared to the UK Personal Products industry average (23.6x).

PE vs Market: ULVR is poor value based on its PE Ratio (20.8x) compared to the UK market (19.1x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: ULVR is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (3.1x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: ULVR is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.6x) compared to the GB Personal Products industry average (3.1x).


Future Growth

How is Unilever forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 21 analysts?

6.7%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: ULVR's forecast earnings growth (6.7% per year) is above the savings rate (0.9%).

Earnings vs Market: ULVR's earnings (6.7% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the UK market (12.1% per year).

High Growth Earnings: ULVR's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: ULVR's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the UK market (4.9% per year).

High Growth Revenue: ULVR's revenue (3.4% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: ULVR's Return on Equity is forecast to be very high in 3 years time (46.9%).


Past Performance

How has Unilever performed over the past 5 years?

2.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: ULVR has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: ULVR's current net profit margins (10.7%) are lower than last year (11.4%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: ULVR's earnings have grown by 2% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: ULVR's has had negative earnings growth over the past year, so it can't be compared to its 5-year average.

Earnings vs Industry: ULVR had negative earnings growth (-8.2%) over the past year, making it difficult to compare to the Personal Products industry average (-4.4%).


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst ULVR's Return on Equity (30.46%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is Unilever's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: ULVR's short term assets (€17.4B) do not cover its short term liabilities (€23.8B).

Long Term Liabilities: ULVR's short term assets (€17.4B) do not cover its long term liabilities (€27.3B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: ULVR's net debt to equity ratio (107%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: ULVR's debt to equity ratio has increased from 107.1% to 132.8% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: ULVR's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (33.2%).

Interest Coverage: ULVR's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (28.4x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is Unilever current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

3.87%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: ULVR's dividend (3.87%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (1.37%).

High Dividend: ULVR's dividend (3.87%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the UK market (4.04%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: ULVR's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: ULVR's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: At its current payout ratio (82%), ULVR's payments are covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: ULVR's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be covered by earnings (65.2% payout ratio).


Next Steps

Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

5.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Alan Jope (57 yo)

3yrs

Tenure

€3,447,000

Compensation

Mr. Alan W. Jope is a Director at FCLT Global since 2020. Mr. Jope serves as an Executive Director at Unilever PLC and Unilever N.V. since May 02, 2019. He has been President of North Asia at Unilever Sout...


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Alan's total compensation ($USD3.91M) is about average for companies of similar size in the UK market ($USD3.96M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Alan's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: ULVR's management team is seasoned and experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: ULVR's board of directors are considered experienced (5.8 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

Unilever PLC's employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Unilever PLC
  • Ticker: ULVR
  • Exchange: LSE
  • Founded: 1894
  • Industry: Personal Products
  • Sector: Household
  • Implied Market Cap: UK£94.094b
  • Shares outstanding: 2.56b
  • Website: https://www.unilever.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • Unilever PLC
  • Unilever House
  • 100 Victoria Embankment
  • London
  • Greater London
  • EC4Y 0DY
  • United Kingdom

Listings


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2022/01/21 21:15
End of Day Share Price2022/01/21 00:00
Earnings2021/06/30
Annual Earnings2020/12/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.