Unilever stock: buy or sell?
February 14th, 2020
Unilever N.V. operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. The company operates through Personal Care, Foods, Home Care, and Refreshment segments.
Should I buy Unilever stock?Trading stocks requires experience and discipline, and your buying and selling decisions must come following a methodology. Trading strategies are meant for helping you in the decision process of what stocks to choose and when is the best moment to buy them. There are thousands of trading strategies for you to choose, but at Stocks2.com we prefer those that are simple but successful.
None of our preferred buy setups matches with Unilever stock situation right now, hence this is not a suitable entry point.
|New all-time high||No|
|New 52 week high||No|
|Price crossing up 200d MA||No|
|100d MA crossing up 200d MA||No|
Is Unilever stock a buy?
Everyday, hundreds of stock ratings are published by financial analysts to indicate a particular stock's attractiveness.Unfortunately, we couldn't detect any rating for UN stock for the last 30 days.
Unilever stock analysis
Shares of Unilever closed on February/14 at $59.73 and grew a tiny 0.47%.
Unilever ended on Feb 14th at $59.73 and grew a tiny 0.47%. For the last 11 days when UN stock price broke up the SMA200d line, it gained $1.26 (2.15%). UN is retaking the upward trend marking a new rising bottom heading to break out over $59.96.
Unilever shares stayed steady 0.10% this week, ending at $59.73. For 5 weeks in a row, price soared and marked a profit of 6.88%.
The downtrend marked by UN has left successive falling tops and bottoms. If the support holds the price, this might mark a double bottom pattern and create a flat-base to reverse this downtrend. Since last week when UN stock price broke up the SMA40w line, it gained $1.45 (2.49%). Far behind is the all-time high Unilever recorded early September but price is just -5.39% below that top.
Unilever stock price history
Unilever stock went public on May 16th, 1986 with a price of $0.011. Since then, UN stock grew a 597,200.00%, with an average of 18,097.00% per year. If you had invested $1,000 in Unilever stock in 1986, it would worth $5,972,000.00 today.
1: Adjusted price after possible price splits or reverse-splits.
Unilever stock historical price chart
UN stock reached all-time highs on September with a price of $63.13.
Unilever stock price targetNobody can reliably foresee how stock prices may evolve in the future. However, many stock price predictions are published every day by banks, financial institutions and independent analysts. You should not follow the analysts' UN stock price predictions in the hope that they will be met as they may be wrong and not met. For the last month we have not detected any price prediction for Unilever stock by any trusted analyst.
Financials and fundamental analysis
Earnings date and Earnings per ShareAfter presenting its last earnings report , Unilever . As soon as we get its posted EPS from the earnings report, we will update this report.
|Quarter||Reporting date||Estimated EPS||Actual EPS||Surprise|
Annual financial resultsIn 2018, Unilever annual revenues slipped a fateful -5.09% to $50,982.00 M dollars from $53,715.00 marked in 2017. When comparing 2018 vs 2017, in contrary, profit margin (that is, the net income divided by revenues) soared a 7.15% to 18.42%.
|2013||$49,800 M||-||$4,840 M9.7%||-|
|2014||$58,596 M||17.66%||$6,256 M10.7%||29.25%|
|2015||$53,272 M||-9.09%||$4,909 M9.2%||-21.53%|
|2016||$52,713 M||-1.05%||$5,184 M9.8%||5.60%|
|2017||$53,715 M||1.90%||$6,053 M11.3%||16.76%|
|2018||$50,982 M||-5.09%||$9,389 M18.4%||55.11%|
Quarterly financial resultsReported quarter income marked $0.00 M with a profit margin of . Profit margin remained stable a 0.00% compared to previous quarter when profit margin was nan%. When comparing sales to same quarter last year, Unilever sales marked a neutral move and remained stable a nan%.
Unilever ownershipWhen you are planning to invest in a stock, it's worth to review its ownership structure.
Unilever shares owned by insiders (that is, founders, CEO, CTO, main executives or other management staff) currently counts a 0.00% of all shares.
In case of Unilever stock, 10.98% of its shares are held by institutions (mutual funds, pension funds, big banks and other large financial institutions). Bearish positions for UN stock account 0.00%, no big difference from last month.
The following table compares ownership indicators for other stocks related to Unilever:
|Market cap||$156.5 B|
|Total shares||2,620.0 M|
|Float shares||2,610.0 M|
|- Institutional holdings (%)||11.0%|
|- Insider holdings (%)||0.0%|
|Shares in short selling||0.0%|
|Friday, February 14th, 2020|
|Day range||$59.42 - $59.76|
|Average true range||$0.68|
|50d mov avg||$58.00|
|100d mov avg||$58.54|
|200d mov avg||$59.02|
Unilever performancePerformance as an absolute value is never valid if it's not benchmarked against competitors or related stocks in the industry. In the following table, we compare Unilever to :
Unilever competitorsUnfortunately, we could not find any public company that could be defined as Unilever competitor. This doesn't mean Unilever does not have any competitor in the market, it's just we could not detected it.
Latest Unilever stock news
- Seeking AlphaUnilever: Growing Dividend With Emerging Markets ExposureJuly 19, 2019
- Seeking AlphaUnilever: Beauty/Personal Care And Emerging Markets Are Key Growth DriversJuly 9, 2019
- Seeking AlphaUnilever: Value For The Long-Term InvestorMarch 29, 2019
- Seeking AlphaUnilever: Set To Outperform The Market With Lower-Than-Market RiskMarch 28, 2019
- Seeking AlphaUnilever Is UndervaluedMarch 13, 2019