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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 8/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt No Debt
UN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
91% of the 2171 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.43 vs. UN: No Debt )
UN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.15   Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt

Equity to Asset 0.28
UN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
52% of the 1969 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. UN: 0.28 )
UN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.28

0.11
0.38
Interest Coverage 18.78
UN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 1177 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.84 vs. UN: 18.78 )
UN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.19   Max: 310.07
Current: 18.78

3.19
310.07
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 4.12
WACC vs ROIC
7.47%
30.41%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 16.48
UN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 2170 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. UN: 16.48 )
UN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.72   Max: 17.69
Current: 16.48

5.72
17.69
Net-margin (%) 10.68
UN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 2170 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.08 vs. UN: 10.68 )
UN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 12.41
Current: 10.68

2.32
12.41
ROE (%) 37.04
UN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 2147 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.63 vs. UN: 37.04 )
UN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.88   Max: 53.92
Current: 37.04

13.88
53.92
ROA (%) 10.90
UN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 2194 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.13 vs. UN: 10.90 )
UN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.59   Max: 18.03
Current: 10.9

2.59
18.03
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 81.28
UN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
96% of the 2186 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.49 vs. UN: 81.28 )
UN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 24.47   Max: 117.1
Current: 81.28

24.47
117.1
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.70
UN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 1813 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. UN: 1.70 )
UN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -9.3   Max: 17.6
Current: 1.7

-9.3
17.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 5.90
UN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. UN: 5.90 )
UN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -7.7   Max: 33
Current: 5.9

-7.7
33
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 7.00
UN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.90 vs. UN: 7.00 )
UN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -37.9   Max: 38
Current: 7

-37.9
38
» UN's 10-Y Financials

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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

UN Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Tom Russo 12,911,330 sh (+2.03%)
Charles Brandes 3,209,700 sh (+0.37%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,300 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 977,864 sh (-0.40%)
Dodge & Cox 87,333 sh (-1.34%)
Jeff Auxier 148,384 sh (-2.27%)
Joel Greenblatt 7,034 sh (-14.57%)
Chris Davis 196,426 sh (-36.06%)
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Q3 2014

UN Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons 1,129,498 sh (New)
Dodge & Cox 90,333 sh (+3.44%)
Tom Russo 13,297,615 sh (+2.99%)
Chris Davis 201,216 sh (+2.44%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,300 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes 3,183,904 sh (-0.80%)
Tweedy Browne 951,198 sh (-2.73%)
Jeff Auxier 141,778 sh (-4.45%)
Joel Greenblatt 5,983 sh (-14.94%)
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Q4 2014

UN Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Ken Fisher 5,798 sh (New)
Yacktman Fund 1,400,000 sh (New)
Donald Yacktman 3,533,658 sh (New)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,350,000 sh (New)
Tom Russo 14,000,433 sh (+5.29%)
Jeff Auxier 141,778 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
First Pacific Advisors Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 925,492 sh (-2.70%)
Charles Brandes 3,083,178 sh (-3.16%)
Dodge & Cox 85,133 sh (-5.76%)
Chris Davis 161,008 sh (-19.98%)
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Q1 2015

UN Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 sh (+31.07%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,693,000 sh (+25.41%)
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SymbolPriceYieldDescription
UNCP7.Netherlands0.002.73
UNCP6.Netherlands80.403.39
UNCC7.Netherlands83.103.82
0NXJ.UK0.000.00
0NXK.UK0.000.00
0NXL.UK0.000.00

Top Ranked Articles about Unilever NV

Yacktman Asset Management Buys Unilever, S&P Index in Q4
Yacktman Asset Management, whose managers tend to lie low when stock markets soar, added just two new positions to their portfolio in the fourth quarter: Unilever NV (UN) and the SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). Read more...
Yacktman Funds' New Buy and Position Increases of Q4
The widely followed Yacktman Asset Management bought only one new stock, according to its fourth quarter portfolio released today. Managers started a new holding of Unilever NV (UN), while also increasing positions in Oracle Corp (ORCL), Twenty-First Century Fox (FOX) and Avon Products (AVP). Read more...

Ratios

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P/E(ttm) 23.20
UN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 35.80 vs. UN: 23.20 )
UN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.94   Max: 32.06
Current: 23.2

7.94
32.06
Forward P/E 21.23
UN's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UN: 21.23 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.80
UN's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
78% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 35.60 vs. UN: 22.80 )
UN' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 7.94   Max: 31.91
Current: 22.8

7.94
31.91
P/B 9.20
UN's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 vs. UN: 9.20 )
UN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 9.3
Current: 9.2

3.76
9.3
P/S 2.60
UN's P/S is ranked lower than
51% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.37 vs. UN: 2.60 )
UN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 2.6
Current: 2.6

0.98
2.6
PFCF 36.50
UN's PFCF is ranked higher than
75% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UN: 36.50 )
UN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.86   Max: 37.1
Current: 36.5

10.86
37.1
POCF 21.23
UN's POCF is ranked higher than
73% of the 2575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 25.77 vs. UN: 21.23 )
UN' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 8.73   Max: 21.33
Current: 21.23

8.73
21.33
EV-to-EBIT 15.25
UN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 23.99 vs. UN: 15.25 )
UN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 16.5
Current: 15.25

6.7
16.5
PEG 3.30
UN's PEG is ranked higher than
91% of the 2575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UN: 3.30 )
UN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.64   Max: 38.04
Current: 3.3

1.64
38.04
Shiller P/E 26.90
UN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
82% of the 2573 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UN: 26.90 )
UN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.25   Max: 27.3
Current: 26.9

10.25
27.3
Current Ratio 0.63
UN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 2002 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. UN: 0.63 )
UN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.56   Max: 1.91
Current: 0.63

0.56
1.91
Quick Ratio 0.42
UN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
56% of the 2000 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.99 vs. UN: 0.42 )
UN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.42

0.41
1.43
Days Inventory 52.11
UN's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
79% of the 2575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 81.09 vs. UN: 52.11 )
UN' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 21.09   Max: 73.47
Current: 52.11

21.09
73.47
Days Sales Outstanding 21.30
UN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
89% of the 2575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 59.03 vs. UN: 21.30 )
UN' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 19.86   Max: 68.29
Current: 21.3

19.86
68.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.32
UN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
82% of the 1633 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. UN: 3.32 )
UN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.74   Max: 5.53
Current: 3.32

2.74
5.53
Dividend Payout 0.63
UN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
72% of the 2575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.79 vs. UN: 0.63 )
UN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.63

0.44
0.7
Dividend growth (3y) 8.40
UN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1067 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. UN: 8.40 )
UN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 13.1
Current: 8.4

0
13.1
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.08
UN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
86% of the 1654 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. UN: 5.08 )
UN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.22   Max: 8.51
Current: 5.08

4.22
8.51
Share Buyback Rate 0.30
UN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
84% of the 1235 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. UN: 0.30 )
UN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.6   Max: -5
Current: 0.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/DCF (Projected) 2.30
UN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 2575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. UN: 2.30 )
UN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.72   Max: 1.78
Current: 2.3

0.72
1.78
Price/Median PS Value 1.60
UN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
58% of the 2575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. UN: 1.60 )
UN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 1.22
Current: 1.6

0.77
1.22
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.50
UN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 2152 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. UN: 6.50 )
UN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 14.8
Current: 6.5

6.1
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.28
UN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1216 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. UN: 8.28 )
UN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 1.3   Max: 14.8
Current: 8.28

1.3
14.8

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products
Compare:NSRGY, UL, DANOY, GIS, KRFT » details
Traded in other countries:0NXN.UK, UNLVF.USA, UNA.Italy, UNIA.Netherlands, 0NXM.UK, UNCP6.Netherlands, UNA.Netherlands, UNLNF.USA, UNI3.Germany, UNIN.Germany, UNCC7.Netherlands, UN.Switzerland,
Unilever NV is a public limited company registered in the Netherlands. The Company is a supplier of fast moving consumer goods. Its four principal areas of operations are: Personal Care, Home Care, Foods and Refreshment. Personal Care including sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. Home Care including sales of home care products, such as laundry tablets, powders and liquids, soap bars and a wide range of cleaning products. Foods including sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads, and cooking products such as liquid margarines. Refreshment including sales of ice cream, tea-based beverages, weight-management products, and nutritionally enhanced staples sold in developing markets. Its top brands are Dove, Knorr, Lipton, Rexona, Pureit and Comfort One Rinse. It has operations in Asia, Africa, The Americas, Central & Eastern Europe, and Western Europe.
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