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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 : 6/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
UN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1577 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 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: 0.11  Med: 0.47 Max: No Debt
Current: No Debt
Equity to Asset 0.27
UN's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
85% of the 1550 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.52 vs. UN: 0.27 )
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: 0.47
Current: 0.27
0.11
0.47
Interest Coverage 16.12
UN's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
52% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.55 vs. UN: 16.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
UN' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.17  Med: 13.09 Max: 20.84
Current: 16.12
9.17
20.84
F-Score: 7
Z-Score: 3.83
WACC vs ROIC
8.13%
45.15%
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 (%) 14.29
UN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.36 vs. UN: 14.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
UN' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.61  Med: 13.97 Max: 17.69
Current: 14.29
12.61
17.69
Net-margin (%) 9.38
UN's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
77% of the 1581 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.69 vs. UN: 9.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
UN' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.46  Med: 9.63 Max: 12.41
Current: 9.38
8.46
12.41
ROE (%) 32.74
UN's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1537 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.77 vs. UN: 32.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
UN' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 28.63  Med: 32.75 Max: 48.46
Current: 32.74
28.63
48.46
ROA (%) 9.26
UN's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1615 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.62 vs. UN: 9.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
UN' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.21  Med: 10.51 Max: 13.69
Current: 9.26
9.21
13.69
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 68.43
UN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 13.10 vs. UN: 68.43 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 68.43  Med: 91.31 Max: 159.17
Current: 68.43
68.43
159.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 1.90
UN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1348 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 vs. UN: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UN' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.2  Med: 2 Max: 17.6
Current: 1.9
-9.2
17.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
UN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1179 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.80 vs. UN: 2.80 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UN' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.9  Med: 2.8 Max: 31.9
Current: 2.8
-6.9
31.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 4.70
UN's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
51% of the 1048 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.50 vs. UN: 4.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
UN' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -36.6  Med: 4.7 Max: 49.8
Current: 4.7
-36.6
49.8
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Guru Trades

Q1 2016

UN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 11,290 sh (New)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 4,500 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 157,100 sh (New)
Jim Simons 661,492 sh (+88.61%)
Ken Fisher 6,350 sh (+9.60%)
Jeff Auxier 118,728 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 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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Q2 2016

UN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 250,000 sh (+59.13%)
Tom Russo 14,321,377 sh (+0.07%)
Jeff Auxier 118,728 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 sh (unchged)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 4,500 sh (unchged)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Donald Yacktman 2,324,301 sh (-0.56%)
Tweedy Browne 883,998 sh (-1.17%)
Dodge & Cox 61,547 sh (-2.99%)
Ken Fisher 5,397 sh (-15.01%)
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Q3 2016

UN Guru Trades in Q3 2016

Ken Fisher 21,866 sh (+305.15%)
Tom Russo 14,322,660 sh (+0.01%)
Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 sh (unchged)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 4,500 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 118,478 sh (-0.21%)
Donald Yacktman 2,304,877 sh (-0.84%)
Dodge & Cox 60,147 sh (-2.27%)
Tweedy Browne 825,918 sh (-6.57%)
Jeremy Grantham 187,800 sh (-24.88%)
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Q4 2016

UN Guru Trades in Q4 2016

Yacktman Focused Fund 600,000 sh (New)
Yacktman Fund 2,400,000 sh (+30.79%)
Ken Fisher 23,627 sh (+8.05%)
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Preferred stocks of Unilever NV

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
UNCP7.Netherlands989.000.00
UNCP6.Netherlands84.053.24
UNCC7.Netherlands90.003.53
0NXJ.UK0.000.00
0NXK.UK0.000.00
0NXL.UK0.000.00

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products    NAICS: 325611    SIC: 2841
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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 was formed in 1930. It 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 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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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 22.75
UN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1252 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.84 vs. UN: 22.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.27  Med: 18.35 Max: 25.06
Current: 22.75
8.27
25.06
Forward P/E 18.59
UN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
58% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 17.45 vs. UN: 18.59 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.75
UN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1253 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.82 vs. UN: 22.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.27  Med: 18.77 Max: 25.06
Current: 22.75
8.27
25.06
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 33.86
UN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
69% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 20.82 vs. UN: 33.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
UN' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.27  Med: 25.81 Max: 37.06
Current: 33.86
8.27
37.06
P/B 7.75
UN's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 1518 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. UN: 7.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.97  Med: 5.77 Max: 9.39
Current: 7.75
3.97
9.39
P/S 2.12
UN's P/S is ranked lower than
72% of the 1520 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.01 vs. UN: 2.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
UN' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.99  Med: 1.65 Max: 2.53
Current: 2.12
0.99
2.53
PFCF 21.38
UN's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 587 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 17.82 vs. UN: 21.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.4  Med: 20.22 Max: 34.98
Current: 21.38
13.4
34.98
POCF 15.36
UN's POCF is ranked lower than
60% of the 839 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.83 vs. UN: 15.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.34  Med: 13.98 Max: 22.07
Current: 15.36
10.34
22.07
EV-to-EBIT 15.44
UN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
51% of the 1271 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.55 vs. UN: 15.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 12.5 Max: 16
Current: 15.44
6.3
16
EV-to-EBITDA 15.44
UN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 1314 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.04 vs. UN: 15.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 11.8 Max: 16
Current: 15.44
6.3
16
PEG 5.68
UN's PEG is ranked lower than
79% of the 559 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.06 vs. UN: 5.68 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 9.42 Max: 154.45
Current: 5.68
2.55
154.45
Shiller P/E 24.15
UN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 260 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 28.88 vs. UN: 24.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.61  Med: 20.12 Max: 26.64
Current: 24.15
12.61
26.64
Current Ratio 0.72
UN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. UN: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
UN' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 0.81 Max: 2.04
Current: 0.72
0.56
2.04
Quick Ratio 0.50
UN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 1587 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. UN: 0.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
UN' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.41  Med: 0.63 Max: 1.51
Current: 0.5
0.41
1.51
Days Sales Outstanding 45.90
UN's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
59% of the 1153 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 39.83 vs. UN: 45.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
UN' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 26.93  Med: 34.46 Max: 45.9
Current: 45.9
26.93
45.9

Dividend & Buy Back

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Dividend Yield 3.34
UN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
79% of the 1618 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. UN: 3.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 3.27 Max: 5.53
Current: 3.34
2.65
5.53
Dividend Payout 0.71
UN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
80% of the 965 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. UN: 0.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
UN' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.71
Current: 0.71
0.46
0.71
Dividend Growth (3y) 7.70
UN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 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 Max: 13.1
Current: 7.7
0
13.1
Forward Dividend Yield 3.38
UN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
77% of the 1489 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. UN: 3.38 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 5.34
UN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
83% of the 1991 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. UN: 5.34 )
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: 5.24 Max: 8.87
Current: 5.34
4.25
8.87

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Projected FCF 2.15
UN's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 688 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.53 vs. UN: 2.15 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
UN' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 1.54 Max: 5.43
Current: 2.15
0
5.43
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.13
UN's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
71% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.48 vs. UN: 2.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Price/Median PS Value 1.28
UN's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
99.99% of the 1333 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. UN: 1.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
UN' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 0.93 Max: 1.32
Current: 1.28
0
1.32
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.42
UN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
60% of the 1561 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. UN: 6.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.2  Med: 8 Max: 15.8
Current: 6.42
6.2
15.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.67
UN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
57% of the 745 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.89 vs. UN: 7.67 )
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: 2  Med: 5.4 Max: 11.3
Current: 7.67
2
11.3

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $58,160
EPS (TTM) $ 1.91
Beta0.85
Short Percentage of Float0.10%
52-Week Range $38.41 - 48.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,024.88

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 56,208 57,581 60,115 60,215
EPS ($) 2.03 2.20 2.36 2.64
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.03 2.20 2.36 2.64
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
6.21%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.33 1.41 1.55 1.72
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