Unilever is in the consumer defensive sector and is in the consumer packaged goods industry. The company CEO is Alan Jope. Unilever is engaged in the household products industry. The company is a supplier of fast moving consumer goods. Its areas of operations are personal care, home care, foods and refreshment.



Previous Intraday Performance:

The UL shares had a previous change of 1.32% which opened at 61.88 and closed at 61.19. It moved to an intraday high of 62.07 and a low of 61.71.

Business Wire:  Unilever North America Headquarters Receives LEED Platinum Certification for Sustainability

Historical Performance:

Over the last five trading days, UL shares returned 0.56% and in the past 30 trading days it returned 7.17%. Over three months, it changed 13.35%. In one year it has changed 13.26% and within that year its 52 week high was 62.07 and its 52 week low was 50.80. UL stock is 20.45% above its 52 week low.

Our calculations result in a 200 day moving average of 54.52 and a 50 day moving average of 58.40. Right now, UL stock is trading 12.24% above its 200 day moving average.

Business Wire:  Unilever North America Headquarters Receives LEED Platinum Certification for Sustainability

Liquidity:

The company has a market cap of $162.9b with 2.6b shares outstanding and a float of 2.6b shares. Trading volume was 521,170 shares and has experienced an average volume of 775,843 shares. Our calculation, using the current average volume and close price, leads me to believe that the liquidity is good.

Earnings:

The last annual reported EPS for Unilever was 4 which ended on 31st of December 2018, which according to the previous close, that is a PE of 15.50.

Dec 2018 2.70Jun 2018 1.30Dec 2017 1.26Jun 2017 2.74Dec 2016 2.20

The dividend per share is currently 1.77, which is a dividend yield of 2.89%.

Base on our calculations, the intrinsic value per share is 64.09, which means it might be undervalued and has a margin of safety of 4.52%.

The growth of the EPS is critical in understanding the current valuation of Unilever; it is usually expressed as a percentage and is then referred to as the EPS growth rate, which at this time is hard to estimate, but revenue growth has been 0.90% over the last twelve months.



Indicators Also to Watch:

Based on the latest filings, there is 3.40% of institutional ownership. Short-interest was 1,229,567, which was 0.05% of shares outstanding. The short-interest ratio or days-to-cover ratio was 1.42. This stock has some short interest, but it might be normal and no need to worry if long the position.

The beta was calculated to be 0.62.

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Fundamental Numbers:

Based on last reported financials, the company’s return on equity is 75.13%, return on assets is 15.80%, profit margin is 19.24%, price-to-sales is 0.04 and price-to-book is 12.20.

Company Score Card:

Results are out of six:
 1  : Growth Expectations Result
 2  : Financial Safety Result
 5  : Past Performance Result
 2  : Valuation Result
 3  : Dividend Safety Result
 2  : Overall Result

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Jake McWilliams
I am an independent trader, analyst and algorithmic trading expert, having worked both for the sell side (brokerage) and the buy side (fund administration). I have been trading professionally for about 20 years. I trade stocks and forex and I play both long and short positions in underlying asset or through options. I have experience with discretionary and fully automated systems (Metatrader and Quantshare).

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