A number of other hedge funds have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the stock.
Grandfield & Dodd LLC lowered its stake in shares of Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) by 0.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 44,825 shares of the company's stock after selling 1,075 shares during the period. SRS Capital Advisors Inc. raised its position in Unilever NV by 10.9% in the first quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 7,130 shares of the company's stock valued at $352,000 after buying an additional 57 shares in the last quarter. Sabal Trust CO increased its stake in Unilever NV by 0.9% in the second quarter. Sabal Trust CO now owns 5,405 shares of the company's stock valued at $299,000 after buying an additional 50 shares during the last quarter. Palisade Capital Management LLC NJ increased its stake in shares of Unilever NV by 40.8% in the second quarter. BTC Capital Management Inc. now owns 18,402 shares of the company's stock valued at $1,018,000 after buying an additional 66 shares during the period. Beach Investment Management LLC. bought a new stake in shares of Unilever NV during the second quarter worth approximately $5,211,000. Northpointe Capital Llc owns 1.92 million shares or 1.79% of their U.S. portfolio.
Unilever PLC (UL) traded up 0.09% on Friday, reaching $56.74. As of the end of the quarter Cibc World Markets Inc. had bought 2,670 shares growing its position 1.7%. The stock's 50 day moving average price is GBX 4,292.35 and its 200 day moving average price is GBX 4,021.77. Unilever NV has a 52-week low of $38.41 and a 52-week high of $58.83.
The P/E ratio is now 23.81 and market cap is 160.51B.
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The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 6th. Investors of record on Friday, August 4th will be given a $0.352 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 2nd. This represents a $1.41 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.43%. This is an increase from Unilever plc's previous dividend of $30.21.
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Unilever PLC is a fast-moving consumer goods company. The Company's divisions 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 beverages.