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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
52% of the 1426 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.75 vs. UN: 0.27 )
UN' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.07   Max: 2.26
Current: 0.27

0.07
2.26
Equity to Asset 0.32
UN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
55% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.53 vs. UN: 0.32 )
UN' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.13   Max: 0.38
Current: 0.32

0.13
0.38
Interest Coverage 15.03
UN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
64% of the 907 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.52 vs. UN: 15.03 )
UN' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 3.24   Max: 32.89
Current: 15.03

3.24
32.89
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.84
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 (%) 15.10
UN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
90% of the 1415 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.72 vs. UN: 15.10 )
UN' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 6.94   Max: 17.69
Current: 15.1

6.94
17.69
Net-margin (%) 9.72
UN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1416 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.99 vs. UN: 9.72 )
UN' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: 2.32   Max: 12.41
Current: 9.72

2.32
12.41
ROE (%) 33.76
UN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1399 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.24 vs. UN: 33.76 )
UN' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: 13.53   Max: 62
Current: 33.76

13.53
62
ROA (%) 10.64
UN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1412 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.79 vs. UN: 10.64 )
UN' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: 1.92   Max: 16.64
Current: 10.64

1.92
16.64
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 80.45
UN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 1410 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.01 vs. UN: 80.45 )
UN' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 21.45   Max: 120.31
Current: 80.45

21.45
120.31
Revenue Growth (%) 3.80
UN's Revenue Growth (%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 1093 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.70 vs. UN: 3.80 )
UN' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (%) Range
Min: -13.4   Max: 22.3
Current: 3.8

-13.4
22.3
EBITDA Growth (%) 4.60
UN's EBITDA Growth (%) is ranked higher than
76% of the 974 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. UN: 4.60 )
UN' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (%) Range
Min: -12.2   Max: 39.4
Current: 4.6

-12.2
39.4
EPS Growth (%) 4.40
UN's EPS Growth (%) is ranked higher than
73% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.80 vs. UN: 4.40 )
UN' s 10-Year EPS Growth (%) Range
Min: -37.4   Max: 37.5
Current: 4.4

-37.4
37.5
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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q1 2013

UN Guru Trades in Q1 2013

Tom Russo 8,927,405 sh (+8.15%)
Chris Davis 755,912 sh (+1.77%)
Pioneer Investments 367,807 sh (+0.17%)
Mario Gabelli 6,000 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 89,217 sh (unchged)
First Pacific Advisors 9,300 sh (unchged)
John Hussman Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 153,034 sh (-0.16%)
Tweedy Browne 986,887 sh (-0.39%)
Charles Brandes 2,650,067 sh (-9.34%)
Ken Fisher 19,150 sh (-24.77%)
Steven Cohen 7,798 sh (-62.66%)
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Q2 2013

UN Guru Trades in Q2 2013

Steven Cohen 11,275 sh (+44.59%)
Tom Russo 10,066,606 sh (+12.76%)
Pioneer Investments 367,807 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 89,217 sh (unchged)
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 986,093 sh (-0.08%)
Jeff Auxier 151,834 sh (-0.78%)
Ken Fisher 14,636 sh (-23.57%)
Charles Brandes 1,712,003 sh (-35.4%)
First Pacific Advisors 4,800 sh (-48.39%)
Chris Davis 37,332 sh (-95.06%)
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Q3 2013

UN Guru Trades in Q3 2013

John Keeley 9,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 1,169,600 sh (New)
Chris Davis 266,693 sh (+614.38%)
Steven Cohen 13,165 sh (+16.76%)
Charles Brandes 1,928,050 sh (+12.62%)
Tom Russo 10,661,578 sh (+5.91%)
Jeff Auxier 151,834 sh (unchged)
Dodge & Cox 89,017 sh (-0.22%)
Tweedy Browne 983,826 sh (-0.23%)
Ken Fisher 10,305 sh (-29.59%)
First Pacific Advisors 2,200 sh (-54.17%)
Pioneer Investments 89,602 sh (-75.64%)
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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)
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
John Keeley 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with UN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 27.97%0.26%$37.27 - $40.28 $ 42.289%2467276
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$37.27 - $40.28 $ 42.289%8542
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$37.27 - $40.28 $ 42.289%0
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 Add 12.62%0.11%$37.28 - $41.58 $ 42.287%1928050
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$37.28 - $41.58 $ 42.287%9000
Charles Brandes 2013-06-30 Reduce -35.4%0.46%$37.94 - $42.78 $ 42.283%1712003
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Sold Out $37.94 - $42.78 $ 42.283%0
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$37.95 - $41.19 $ 42.287%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Reduce -25.93%$30.73 - $34.86 $ 42.2829%6000
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 35%$32.09 - $34.92 $ 42.2834%8100
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 New Buy$30.82 - $35.06 $ 42.2827%6000
John Hussman 2011-09-30 Add 187.5%0.01%$30.39 - $34.24 $ 42.2831%23000
Mario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $29.07 - $31.72 $ 42.2840%0
Dodge & Cox 2011-03-31 Reduce -25.12%$29.07 - $31.72 $ 42.2840%122022
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Preferred stocks of Unilever NV

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
UNCP7.Netherlands0.002.73
UNCP6.Netherlands70.003.31
UNCC7.Netherlands77.003.51

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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 18.40
UN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
68% of the 1168 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.40 vs. UN: 18.40 )
UN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.27   Max: 21.86
Current: 18.4

8.27
21.86
P/B 6.40
UN's P/B is ranked lower than
70% of the 1342 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. UN: 6.40 )
UN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 10.32
Current: 6.4

3.76
10.32
P/S 1.80
UN's P/S is ranked lower than
62% of the 1446 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.90 vs. UN: 1.80 )
UN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 1.88
Current: 1.8

0.99
1.88
PFCF 20.90
UN's PFCF is ranked higher than
58% of the 824 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.20 vs. UN: 20.90 )
UN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.65   Max: 27.77
Current: 20.9

10.65
27.77
EV-to-EBIT 12.70
UN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
71% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.33 vs. UN: 12.70 )
UN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.7   Max: 17.3
Current: 12.7

6.7
17.3
PEG 1.70
UN's PEG is ranked higher than
71% of the 686 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. UN: 1.70 )
UN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 56.07
Current: 1.7

1.54
56.07
Shiller P/E 19.60
UN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
67% of the 681 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 20.60 vs. UN: 19.60 )
UN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.25   Max: 26.29
Current: 19.6

10.25
26.29

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.30
UN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
80% of the 1038 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. UN: 3.30 )
UN' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 1.24   Max: 3.71
Current: 3.3

1.24
3.71
Dividend Payout 0.58
UN's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
74% of the 858 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.37 vs. UN: 0.58 )
UN' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.16   Max: 0.7
Current: 0.58

0.16
0.7
Dividend growth (3y) 7.20
UN's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
80% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.90 vs. UN: 7.20 )
UN' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 42.4
Current: 7.2

0
42.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.00
UN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1070 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.17 vs. UN: 4.00 )
UN' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 1.5   Max: 4.49
Current: 4

1.5
4.49
Share Buyback Rate -0.20
UN's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
81% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.80 vs. UN: -0.20 )
UN' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 11.1   Max: -5
Current: -0.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.80
UN's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
57% of the 644 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. UN: 1.80 )
UN' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.26   Max: 2.1
Current: 1.8

1.26
2.1
Price/Median PS Value 1.20
UN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
55% of the 1305 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. UN: 1.20 )
UN' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.76   Max: 1.2
Current: 1.2

0.76
1.2
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 2.00
UN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 358 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. UN: 2.00 )
UN' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 1.14   Max: 9.27
Current: 2

1.14
9.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 7.90
UN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 1310 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.40 vs. UN: 7.90 )
UN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 14.9
Current: 7.9

5.8
14.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.56
UN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
85% of the 884 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.11 vs. UN: 14.56 )
UN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 16.9
Current: 14.56

-3.8
16.9

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:UNLVF.USA, UNA.Italy, UNIA.Netherlands, UNCP6.Netherlands, UNA.Netherlands, UNLNF.USA, UNI3.Germany, UNIN.Germany, UNCC7.Netherlands
Unilever NV is incorporated in Netherlands on November 9, 1927. The Company is a supplier of fast moving consumer goods. Its products are grouped into four areas namely Personal Care, Home Care, Foods and Refreshment. The Personal Care segment offers skincare and haircare products, deodorants, and oral care products. The Home Care segment provides home care products, such as laundry tablets, powders and liquids, soap bars, and various cleaning products. The Foods segment provides soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines, and spreads. The Refreshment segment offers ice cream, tea-based beverages, weight-management products, and nutritionally enhanced staples.

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