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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
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
UN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1575 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.68 vs. UN: No Debt )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
UN' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.15  Med: 0.38 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.30
UN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
80% of the 1527 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. UN: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
UN' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.28 Max: 0.38
Current: 0.3
0.11
0.38
Interest Coverage 14.56
UN's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 1191 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.90 vs. UN: 14.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.95  Med: 13.10 Max: 20.84
Current: 14.56
8.95
20.84
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.94
WACC vs ROIC
9.11%
43.63%
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
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.11
UN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1558 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.03 vs. UN: 14.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.61  Med: 13.98 Max: 17.69
Current: 14.11
12.61
17.69
Net-margin (%) 9.21
UN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.15 vs. UN: 9.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.46  Med: 9.64 Max: 12.41
Current: 9.21
8.46
12.41
ROE (%) 33.20
UN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
93% of the 1523 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 6.86 vs. UN: 33.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 29.55  Med: 32.78 Max: 48.45
Current: 33.2
29.55
48.45
ROA (%) 9.58
UN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1589 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. UN: 9.58 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.21  Med: 10.52 Max: 13.69
Current: 9.58
9.21
13.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 101.90
UN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1578 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.70 vs. UN: 101.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 79.14  Med: 91.36 Max: 161.23
Current: 101.9
79.14
161.23
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
UN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1358 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. UN: 2.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -8.1  Med: 1.90 Max: 17.6
Current: 2
-8.1
17.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.10
UN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1164 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. UN: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 2.60 Max: 32.9
Current: 2.1
-9.3
32.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 3.80
UN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
51% of the 1033 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 vs. UN: 3.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -37.8  Med: 5.80 Max: 38
Current: 3.8
-37.8
38
» UN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-07-21)


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Cash & Debt
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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

UN Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Charles Brandes 659,920 sh (+2.26%)
Tom Russo 14,334,418 sh (+1.10%)
Jeff Auxier 138,928 sh (+0.22%)
Ken Fisher 5,822 sh (+0.03%)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,693,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 916,441 sh (-0.19%)
Donald Yacktman 4,260,621 sh (-1.54%)
Dodge & Cox 67,233 sh (-8.32%)
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Q3 2015

UN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Sarah Ketterer 132,716 sh (New)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,693,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 sh (unchged)
Charles Brandes Sold Out
Jeff Auxier 138,628 sh (-0.22%)
Tweedy Browne 907,505 sh (-0.98%)
Tom Russo 14,145,516 sh (-1.32%)
Ken Fisher 5,744 sh (-1.34%)
Donald Yacktman 4,193,954 sh (-1.56%)
Dodge & Cox 65,880 sh (-2.01%)
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Q4 2015

UN Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Jim Simons 350,715 sh (New)
Tom Russo 14,339,560 sh (+1.37%)
Ken Fisher 5,794 sh (+0.87%)
Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 sh (unchged)
Sarah Ketterer Sold Out
Yacktman Focused Fund Sold Out
Tweedy Browne 903,762 sh (-0.41%)
Dodge & Cox 63,647 sh (-3.39%)
Jeff Auxier 118,728 sh (-14.35%)
Donald Yacktman 2,397,533 sh (-42.83%)
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Q1 2016

UN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Jeremy Grantham 157,100 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones 11,290 sh (New)
John Keeley 4,500 sh (New)
Jim Simons 661,492 sh (+88.61%)
Ken Fisher 6,350 sh (+9.60%)
Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 118,728 sh (unchged)
Tom Russo 14,312,004 sh (-0.19%)
Dodge & Cox 63,447 sh (-0.31%)
Tweedy Browne 894,496 sh (-1.03%)
Donald Yacktman 2,337,397 sh (-2.51%)
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Preferred stocks of Unilever NV

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
UNCP7.Netherlands989.000.00
UNCP6.Netherlands84.503.22
UNCC7.Netherlands85.003.74
0NXJ.UK0.000.00
0NXK.UK0.000.00
0NXL.UK0.000.00

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products
Compare:NYSE:PG, LSE:ULVR, XPAR:OR, LSE:RB., NYSE:CL » details
Traded in other countries:UNI3.Germany, UNA.Italy, UNIA.Netherlands, UN.Switzerland, 0NXM.UK, UNLNF.USA,
Unilever NV is a supplier of fast moving consumer goods. Its four principal areas of operations are: Personal Care, Home Care, Foods and Refreshment.

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.

Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.59
UN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1231 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.59 vs. UN: 23.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 17.39 Max: 23.66
Current: 23.59
7.94
23.66
Forward P/E 19.84
UN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
62% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.05 vs. UN: 19.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.59
UN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1218 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.46 vs. UN: 23.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.94  Med: 18.23 Max: 23.66
Current: 23.59
7.94
23.66
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 20.98
UN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked higher than
53% of the 604 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 22.95 vs. UN: 20.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
UN' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.38  Med: 21.88 Max: 32.71
Current: 20.98
8.38
32.71
P/B 7.95
UN's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 1513 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. UN: 7.95 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.97  Med: 5.84 Max: 9.39
Current: 7.95
3.97
9.39
P/S 2.18
UN's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 1543 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.94 vs. UN: 2.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.63 Max: 2.52
Current: 2.18
0.99
2.52
PFCF 22.04
UN's PFCF is ranked lower than
55% of the 576 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.71 vs. UN: 22.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.42  Med: 19.36 Max: 27.86
Current: 22.04
13.42
27.86
POCF 15.81
UN's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 844 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.73 vs. UN: 15.81 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.32  Med: 13.59 Max: 22.03
Current: 15.81
10.32
22.03
EV-to-EBIT 16.00
UN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
52% of the 1262 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.42 vs. UN: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 12.35 Max: 15.4
Current: 16
6.3
15.4
EV-to-EBITDA 16.00
UN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
65% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.72 vs. UN: 16.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.6  Med: 11.25 Max: 15.4
Current: 16
5.6
15.4
PEG 6.38
UN's PEG is ranked lower than
79% of the 538 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. UN: 6.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1  Med: 16.40 Max: 294.67
Current: 6.38
1
294.67
Shiller P/E 24.77
UN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
55% of the 248 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 27.18 vs. UN: 24.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.72  Med: 20.34 Max: 26.48
Current: 24.77
12.72
26.48
Current Ratio 0.63
UN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 1407 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.59 vs. UN: 0.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.75 Max: 1.91
Current: 0.63
0.56
1.91
Quick Ratio 0.42
UN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1405 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. UN: 0.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.61 Max: 1.43
Current: 0.42
0.41
1.43
Days Sales Outstanding 34.49
UN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
57% of the 1145 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 39.53 vs. UN: 34.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.89  Med: 34.46 Max: 40.01
Current: 34.49
26.89
40.01

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 3.03
UN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 1499 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.84 vs. UN: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 3.31 Max: 5.53
Current: 3.03
2.65
5.53
Dividend Payout 0.69
UN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
78% of the 911 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. UN: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
UN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 0.62 Max: 0.7
Current: 0.69
0.44
0.7
Dividend Growth (3y) 7.70
UN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
64% of the 700 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. UN: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
UN' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.00 Max: 13.1
Current: 7.7
0
13.1
Forward Dividend Yield 3.03
UN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
74% of the 1398 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. UN: 3.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.83
UN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1819 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. UN: 4.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
UN' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.25  Med: 5.31 Max: 8.87
Current: 4.83
4.25
8.87

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.48
UN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
72% of the 680 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.43 vs. UN: 2.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.92  Med: 1.49 Max: 2.48
Current: 2.48
0.92
2.48
Price/Median PS Value 1.33
UN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
66% of the 1433 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.11 vs. UN: 1.33 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.74  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.33
Current: 1.33
0.74
1.33
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 3.54
UN's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. UN: 3.54 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
UN' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.28  Med: 3.53 Max: 12.31
Current: 3.54
1.28
12.31
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.30
UN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 1553 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. UN: 6.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.5  Med: 8.10 Max: 15.8
Current: 6.3
6.5
15.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 6.77
UN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 707 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.94 vs. UN: 6.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
UN' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.1  Med: 6.60 Max: 17.5
Current: 6.77
3.1
17.5

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $58,921
EPS (TTM) $ 1.90
Beta0.92
Short Percentage of Float0.05%
52-Week Range $37.93 - 47.17
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,024.88

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18
Revenue (Mil $) 57,303 58,995 61,968
EPS ($) 2.03 2.19 2.43
EPS without NRI ($) 2.03 2.19 2.43
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
6.05%
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