Consumer GoodsPersonal Goods
  • Price (GBX)3,964.00
  • Today's Change-4.50 / -0.11%
  • Shares traded223.23k
  • 1 Year change27.58%
  • Beta0.9447
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About the company

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. The Company's geographical segments include Asia/AMET/RUB, The Americas and Europe. Its brands include Axe, Dirt is Good (Omo), Dove, Family Goodness (Rama), Heartbrand (Wall's), Hellmann's, Knorr, Lipton, Lux, Magnum, Rexona, Sunsilk and Surf. The Company operates in more than 100 countries, selling its products in more than 190 countries. The Company operates approximately 310 factories in over 70 countries.

  • Revenue in GBP (TTM)44.42bn
  • Net income in GBP4.37bn
  • Incorporated1894
  • Employees168.83k
  • Location
    Unilever PLCUnilever House,, BlackfriarsPO Box 68LONDON EC4P 4BQUnited KingdomGBR
  • Phone+44 20 7822 5252
  • Fax+44 20 7822 5951
  • Websitehttp://www.unilever.com/
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Mergers & acquisitions

Acquired companyDeal statusDateDate /
Deal status
ULVR:LSE since
Kensington & Sons LLCAnnounced20 Apr 201720 Apr 2017Announced0.67%--
Living Proof IncDeal completed16 Dec 201616 Dec 2016Deal completed25.54%--
Honest Co IncRumoured16 Sep 201616 Sep 2016Rumoured11.77%--
Blueair ABAnnounced16 Aug 201616 Aug 2016Announced8.86%--
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Peer analysis

Key Information
CompanyRevenue (TTM)Net income (TTM)Market capEmployeesPrice/earnings (TTM)Price/book value (MRQ)Price/cash flow (TTM)Price/sales (TTM)EPS (excl. extraordinary items, TTM)EPS (incl. extraordinary items, TTM)Revenue per share (TTM)Book value per share (MRQ)Asset turnover (TTM)Inventory turnover (TTM)Receivables turnover (TTM)Revenues per employee (TTM)Return on avg assets (TTM)Return on avg assets (5 yr avg)Return on investment (TTM)Return on investment (5 yr avg)Gross margin (TTM)Gross margin
(5 yr avg)
Net profit margin (TTM)Net Profit margin
(5 yr avg)
Quick ratio (MRQ)Interest coverage (TTM)Total debt to capital (MRQ)Payout ratio
(5 yr avg)
(YOY change %)
(5 yr growth rate)
Net income
(YOY change %)
Net income
(5 yr growth rate)
Capital expenditure
(5 yr growth rate)
(5 yr growth rate)
Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc9.89bn1.83bn50.40bn34.70k28.015.9824.965.102.572.5713.8512.030.59435.336.70285,043.2011.0311.0016.0817.2960.9258.5018.5618.250.4962173.560.220959.2011.460.84185.110.977813.904.15
L'Oreal SA25.84bn3.11bn104.39bn89.33k33.774.2524.944.045.505.5045.7743.750.74522.866.83289,228.808.979.4911.9712.5471.5871.1612.0312.640.798--0.049154.012.304.90-5.814.969.8810.53
Unilever plc44.42bn4.37bn119.72bn168.83k25.748.1220.272.701.531.5315.564.850.9696--10.64263,096.6010.2010.8316.5917.73--44.2710.5210.340.467331.750.494364.87-1.052.555.604.70-0.60767.29
Unilever NV52.71bn5.18bn142.08bn169.00k26.358.3120.272.701.821.8218.475.760.9696--10.64311,911.3010.2010.8316.5917.73--44.2010.5210.340.467333.810.494364.87-1.052.555.604.70-0.60763.87
Data as of Apr 28 2017. Currency figures normalised to Unilever PLC's reporting currency: UK Pound GBX

Institutional shareholders

18.15%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
BlackRock Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Dec 201633.19m2.59%
Legal & General Investment Management Ltd.as of 03 Apr 201732.90m2.56%
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 03 Apr 201730.44m2.37%
Norges Bank Investment Managementas of 17 Feb 201722.81m1.78%
BlackRock Advisors (UK) Ltd.as of 31 Dec 201620.60m1.61%
Lindsell Train Ltd.as of 03 Apr 201720.36m1.59%
Threadneedle Asset Management Ltd.as of 03 Apr 201718.95m1.48%
Mondrian Investment Partners Ltd.as of 17 Feb 201718.56m1.45%
Morgan Stanley Investment Management Ltd.as of 03 Apr 201718.17m1.42%
First State Investment Management (UK) Ltd.as of 03 Apr 201716.98m1.32%
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