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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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.27
UN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
62% of the 1685 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.40 vs. UN: 0.27 )
UN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.11   Max: 2.26
Current: 0.27

0.11
2.26
Equity to Asset 0.32
UN's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 1678 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. UN: 0.32 )
UN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.39
Current: 0.32

0.13
0.39
Interest Coverage 15.03
UN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
65% of the 1086 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 16.77 vs. UN: 15.03 )
UN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.23   Max: 15.03
Current: 15.03

1.23
15.03
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 4.00
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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 16.54
UN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1691 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.94 vs. UN: 16.54 )
UN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 1.93   Max: 17.69
Current: 16.54

1.93
17.69
Net-margin (%) 10.81
UN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
89% of the 1692 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. UN: 10.81 )
UN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 12.41
Current: 10.81

2.32
12.41
ROE (%) 38.16
UN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1674 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 8.66 vs. UN: 38.16 )
UN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.9   Max: 54.21
Current: 38.16

13.9
54.21
ROA (%) 10.94
UN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1701 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.18 vs. UN: 10.94 )
UN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 2.59   Max: 18.26
Current: 10.94

2.59
18.26
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 85.14
UN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 1694 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.57 vs. UN: 85.14 )
UN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 11.98   Max: 117
Current: 85.14

11.98
117
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
UN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 1487 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. UN: 3.80 )
UN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8   Max: 17.6
Current: 3.8

-8
17.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 4.50
UN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1306 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. UN: 4.50 )
UN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.6   Max: 33
Current: 4.5

-8.6
33
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 5.80
UN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1166 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. UN: 5.80 )
UN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -36.9   Max: 36.7
Current: 5.8

-36.9
36.7
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Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

UN Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Joel Greenblatt 8,542 sh (New)
Charles Brandes 2,467,276 sh (+27.97%)
Tom Russo 11,808,636 sh (+10.76%)
Chris Davis 272,131 sh (+2.04%)
Ken Fisher 10,332 sh (+0.26%)
Jeff Auxier 151,834 sh (unchged)
John Keeley Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 982,275 sh (-0.16%)
Dodge & Cox 88,817 sh (-0.22%)
Steven Cohen 9,452 sh (-28.2%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,300 sh (-40.91%)
Jim Simons 490,406 sh (-58.07%)
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Q1 2014

UN Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Charles Brandes 3,197,937 sh (+29.61%)
Chris Davis 307,186 sh (+12.88%)
Tom Russo 12,654,600 sh (+7.16%)
Jeff Auxier 151,834 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 1,300 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 981,775 sh (-0.05%)
Dodge & Cox 88,517 sh (-0.34%)
Joel Greenblatt 8,234 sh (-3.61%)
Steven Cohen 8,169 sh (-13.57%)
Ken Fisher 5,382 sh (-47.91%)
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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 (-0.4%)
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 (-0.8%)
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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with UN

(List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Chris Davis 2014-06-30 Reduce -36.06%0.01%$40.57 - $44.31 $ 39.35-8%196426
Ken Fisher 2014-06-30 Sold Out $40.57 - $44.31 $ 39.35-8%0
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Add 29.61%0.39%$36.72 - $41.07 $ 39.351%3197937
Ken Fisher 2014-03-31 Reduce -47.91%$36.72 - $41.07 $ 39.351%5382
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 27.97%0.26%$37.27 - $40.28 $ 39.351%2467276
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$37.27 - $40.28 $ 39.351%8542
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$37.27 - $40.28 $ 39.351%0
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 Add 12.62%0.11%$37.28 - $41.58 $ 39.350%1928050
Chris Davis 2013-09-30 Add 614.38%0.02%$37.28 - $41.58 $ 39.350%266693
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$37.28 - $41.58 $ 39.350%9000
Ken Fisher 2013-09-30 Reduce -29.59%$37.28 - $41.58 $ 39.350%10305
Charles Brandes 2013-06-30 Reduce -35.4%0.46%$37.94 - $42.78 $ 39.35-4%1712003
Chris Davis 2013-06-30 Reduce -95.06%0.07%$37.94 - $42.78 $ 39.35-4%37332
Ken Fisher 2013-06-30 Reduce -23.57%$37.94 - $42.78 $ 39.35-4%14636
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Sold Out $37.94 - $42.78 $ 39.35-4%0
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$37.95 - $41.19 $ 39.350%0
Ken Fisher 2013-03-31 Reduce -24.77%$37.95 - $41.19 $ 39.350%19150
Ken Fisher 2012-12-31 Reduce -38.74%$35.58 - $38.75 $ 39.356%25455
Chris Davis 2012-09-30 Reduce -72.71%0.18%$32.12 - $36.34 $ 39.3514%872706
Ken Fisher 2012-09-30 Reduce -47.89%$32.12 - $36.34 $ 39.3514%41551
Ken Fisher 2012-06-30 Reduce -99.47%1.39%$30.73 - $34.86 $ 39.3520%79741
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Reduce -25.93%$30.73 - $34.86 $ 39.3520%6000
Chris Davis 2012-03-31 Reduce -28.36%0.11%$32.09 - $34.92 $ 39.3525%3705777
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 35%$32.09 - $34.92 $ 39.3525%8100
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 New Buy$30.82 - $35.06 $ 39.3518%6000
Chris Davis 2011-09-30 Reduce -22.15%0.1%$30.39 - $34.24 $ 39.3522%6133884
John Hussman 2011-09-30 Add 187.5%0.01%$30.39 - $34.24 $ 39.3522%23000
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Preferred stocks of Unilever NV

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
UNCP7.Netherlands0.002.73
UNCP6.Netherlands75.403.07
UNCC7.Netherlands73.203.69
0NXJ.UK0.000.00
0NXK.UK0.000.00
0NXL.UK0.000.00

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.30
UN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. UN: 19.30 )
UN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 7.94   Max: 21.86
Current: 19.3

7.94
21.86
P/B 6.75
UN's P/B is ranked higher than
50% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. UN: 6.75 )
UN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 10.81
Current: 6.75

3.76
10.81
P/S 1.88
UN's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. UN: 1.88 )
UN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.98   Max: 1.97
Current: 1.88

0.98
1.97
PFCF 21.91
UN's PFCF is ranked higher than
82% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 53.00 vs. UN: 21.91 )
UN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 8.32   Max: 27.77
Current: 21.91

8.32
27.77
EV-to-EBIT 14.06
UN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
80% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.09 vs. UN: 14.06 )
UN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.1   Max: 85.3
Current: 14.06

6.1
85.3
PEG 2.54
UN's PEG is ranked higher than
89% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. UN: 2.54 )
UN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.07   Max: 4.12
Current: 2.54

1.07
4.12
Shiller P/E 20.64
UN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
87% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 54.72 vs. UN: 20.64 )
UN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.25   Max: 26.03
Current: 20.64

10.25
26.03
Current Ratio 0.70
UN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1697 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. UN: 0.70 )
UN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.02
Current: 0.7

0.64
2.02
Quick Ratio 0.47
UN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
52% of the 1697 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. UN: 0.47 )
UN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.54
Current: 0.47

0.41
1.54

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.83
UN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
84% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. UN: 3.83 )
UN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 2.47   Max: 4.7
Current: 3.83

2.47
4.7
Dividend Payout 0.61
UN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
83% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.77 vs. UN: 0.61 )
UN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.37   Max: 0.6
Current: 0.61

0.37
0.6
Dividend growth (3y) 8.70
UN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
82% of the 964 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. UN: 8.70 )
UN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 8.7
Current: 8.7

0
8.7
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.68
UN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1285 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. UN: 5.68 )
UN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 6.84
Current: 5.68

3.6
6.84
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
UN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
76% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 vs. UN: -0.20 )
UN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 7.6   Max: -5
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
UN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.84 vs. UN: 1.90 )
UN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.92   Max: 2.03
Current: 1.9

0.92
2.03
Price/Median PS Value 1.19
UN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
66% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.15 vs. UN: 1.19 )
UN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.77   Max: 1.18
Current: 1.19

0.77
1.18
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.55
UN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
93% of the 1817 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. UN: 2.55 )
UN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 12.3
Current: 2.55

1.24
12.3
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.10
UN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1665 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.60 vs. UN: 7.10 )
UN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1.2   Max: 16.5
Current: 7.1

1.2
16.5
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 12.02
UN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1094 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.74 vs. UN: 12.02 )
UN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 2   Max: 16.1
Current: 12.02

2
16.1

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products
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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,
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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