ENXTAM:UNA

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Executive Summary

Unilever N.V. operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide.

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Fundamentals

Solid track record established dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has Unilever's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events


Market Performance


7 Day Return

0.6%

ENXTAM:UNA

0.6%

NL Personal Products

0.4%

NL Market


1 Year Return

11.7%

ENXTAM:UNA

11.7%

NL Personal Products

-0.4%

NL Market

UNA underperformed the Personal Products industry which returned 16.6% over the past year.

UNA outperformed the Market in Netherlands which returned 0.1% over the past year.


Share holder returns

UNAIndustryMarket
7 Day0.6%0.6%0.4%
30 Day-1.9%-1.9%1.5%
90 Day3.8%3.8%-0.3%
1 Year15.3%11.7%15.3%11.7%3.9%-0.4%
3 Year44.4%31.3%44.4%31.3%40.6%24.9%
5 Year99.2%70.0%99.2%70.0%58.7%26.7%

Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is Unilever's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is Unilever undervalued based on future cash flows and its price relative to the stock market?

25%

Discount to future cash flow value


Intrinsic Value Based on Future Cash Flows

Unilever's share price is below the future cash flow value, and at a moderate discount (> 20%).

Unilever's share price is below the future cash flow value, but not at a substantial discount (< 40%).


Price Based on Earnings

Unilever is good value based on earnings compared to the Europe Personal Products industry average.

Unilever is good value based on earnings compared to the Netherlands market.


Price Based on Expected Growth

Unilever earnings are not expected to grow next year, we can't assess if its growth is good value.


Price Based on Value of Assets

Unilever is overvalued based on assets compared to the Europe Personal Products industry average.


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Future Growth

How is Unilever expected to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 22 analysts?

-5.4%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Estimates


Future Annual Growth Analysis

Unilever's revenue is expected to grow by 3.5% yearly, however this is not considered high growth (20% yearly).

Unilever's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is not considered high growth.

Unilever's revenue growth is expected to exceed the Netherlands market average.

Unilever's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the Netherlands market average.

Unilever's earnings are expected to decrease over the next 1-3 years, this is below the low risk savings rate of 0.4%.


Earnings per Share Growth Estimates


Future Return on Equity

Unilever is expected to make outstanding use of shareholders’ funds in the future (Return on Equity greater than 40%).


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Past Performance

How has Unilever performed over the past 5 years?

9.0%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Unilever's year on year earnings growth rate has been positive over the past 5 years.

Unilever's 1-year earnings growth exceeds its 5-year average (55.1% vs 9%)

Unilever's earnings growth has exceeded the Europe Personal Products industry average in the past year (55.1% vs 11%).


Return on Equity

Whilst Unilever made outstanding use of shareholders’ funds last year (Return on Equity greater than 40%), this is metric is skewed due to its high level of debt.


Return on Assets

Unilever used its assets more efficiently than the Europe Personal Products industry average last year based on Return on Assets.


Return on Capital Employed

Unilever has significantly improved its use of capital last year versus 3 years ago (Return on Capital Employed).


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Financial Health

How is Unilever's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Unilever's short term (1 year) commitments are greater than its holdings of cash and other short term assets.

Unilever's long term commitments exceed its cash and other short term assets.


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Unilever's level of debt (202.4%) compared to net worth is high (greater than 40%).

The level of debt compared to net worth has increased over the past 5 years (77.8% vs 202.4% today).

Debt is well covered by operating cash flow (27.1%, greater than 20% of total debt).

Interest payments on debt are well covered by earnings (EBIT is 26.6x coverage).


Balance Sheet

High level of physical assets or inventory.

Debt is not covered by short term assets, assets are 0.6x debt.


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Dividend

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

3.31%

Expected Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield and Payments Analysis

Unilever's pays a higher dividend yield than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in Netherlands (2.16%).

Unilever's dividend is below the markets top 25% of dividend payers in Netherlands (5.76%).

Dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Dividends per share have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividends paid are well covered by earnings (2.3x coverage).


Future Payout to Shareholders

Dividends after 3 years are expected to be covered by earnings (1.5x coverage).


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Management

What is the CEO of Unilever's salary, the management and board of directors tenure and is there insider trading?

3.5yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Alan Jope (55yo)

0.5yrs

Tenure

Mr. Alan W. 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 South Africa (Pty) Ltd. since September 2011. Mr. Jope ...


Management Age and Tenure

3.5yrs

Average Tenure

55yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Unilever management team is about average.


Board Age and Tenure

3.3yrs

Average Tenure

59.5yo

Average Age

The tenure for the Unilever board of directors is about average.


Insider Trading

More shares have been bought than sold by Unilever individual insiders in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Buy€54,23011 Jun 19
Vittorio Colao
EntityIndividual
Role
Member of the Board of Directors
Shares1,000
Max Price€54.23
Buy€4,84205 Jun 19
Graeme Pitkethly
EntityIndividual
Role
CFO & Executive Director
Member of the Board of Directors
Shares89.81
Max Price€53.91

Ownership Breakdown


Management Team

  • Jan van der Bijl (69yo)

    Head of Group Taxation

    • Tenure: 18.0yrs
  • Alan Jope (55yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.5yrs
  • Nitin Paranjpe (55yo)

    Chief Operating Officer

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Marc Engel (53yo)

    Chief Supply Chain Officer

    • Tenure: 3.5yrs
  • Ulli Gritzuhn (57yo)

    Head of Germany

    • Tenure: 5.0yrs
  • Kees Kruythoff (50yo)

    President of Home Care

    • Tenure: 1.5yrs
  • Graeme Pitkethly (52yo)

    CFO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.8yrs
    • Compensation: 3.86m
  • Ritva Sotamaa (55yo)

    Chief Legal Officer & Group Secretary

    • Tenure: 6.4yrs
  • Leena Nair (49yo)

    Chief Human Resources Officer

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
  • Amanda Sourry Knox (55yo)

    President of North America & Global Head of Customer Development


Board Members

  • Alan Jope (55yo)

    CEO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 0.2yrs
  • Strive Masiyiwa (58yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: 131.00k
  • Vittorio Colao (57yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 4.0yrs
    • Compensation: 127.00k
  • John Rishton (61yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: 143.00k
  • Graeme Pitkethly (52yo)

    CFO & Executive Director

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: 3.86m
  • Marijn Dekkers (61yo)

    Chairman of the Board

    • Tenure: 3.3yrs
    • Compensation: 757.00k
  • Mary Ma (66yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: 115.00k
  • Youngme Moon (55yo)

    Vice Chairman & Senior Independent Director

    • Tenure: 1.2yrs
    • Compensation: 147.00k
  • Laura Cha (69yo)

    Non-Executive Director

    • Tenure: 6.2yrs
    • Compensation: 115.00k
  • Jacobus Schraven (77yo)

    Chairman of Unilever NV Foundation

Company Information

Unilever N.V.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: Unilever N.V.
  • Ticker: UNA
  • Exchange: ENXTAM
  • Founded: 1927
  • Industry: personal products
  • Sector: household
  • Market Cap: €133.893b
  • Shares outstanding: 2.47b
  • Website: Click here

Number of Employees


Location

  • Unilever N.V.
  • Weena 455
  • PO Box 760
  • Rotterdam
  • Zuid-Holland
  • 3000 DK
  • Netherlands

Listings

TickerExchangePrimary SecuritySecurity TypeCountryCurrencyListed on
UNIAWBAG (Wiener Boerse AG)YesNV Ordinary SharesATEURMay 2006
UNAENXTAM (Euronext Amsterdam)YesNV Ordinary SharesNLEURMay 2006
UNI2DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)YesNV Ordinary SharesDEEURMay 2006
UNABIT (Borsa Italiana)YesNV Ordinary SharesITEURMay 2006
UNLV.FOTCPK (Pink Sheets LLC)YesNV Ordinary SharesUSUSDMay 2006
UNA NBMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)YesNV Ordinary SharesMXMXNMay 2006
0NXNLSE (London Stock Exchange)YesNV Ordinary SharesGBEURMay 2006
UNINXTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)N Y SHS NEWDEEURJan 1968
UNINDB (Deutsche Boerse AG)N Y SHS NEWDEEURJan 1968
UNNYSE (New York Stock Exchange)N Y SHS NEWUSUSDJan 1968
UNI3XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)CVA EUR0.16DEEURJan 1986

Biography

Unilever N.V. operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates in three segments: Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care. The Beauty & Personal Care segment of ...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2019/07/18 20:58
End of Day Share Price2019/07/18 00:00
Earnings2018/12/31
Annual Earnings2018/12/31


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.