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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 1463 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 0.84 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
52% of the 1452 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
65% of the 827 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 15.78 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: 3.89
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 1393 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.18 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 1395 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.38 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 1379 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 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 1399 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 4.15 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 1390 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 16.49 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
69% of the 1258 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 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
75% of the 1125 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 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
74% of the 1015 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 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

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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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%)
First Pacific Advisors 1,300 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 151,834 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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Insider Trades

Latest Guru Trades with UN

GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Charles Brandes 2014-03-31 Add 29.61%0.39%$36.72 - $41.07 $ 42.9610%3197937
Charles Brandes 2013-12-31 Add 27.97%0.26%$37.27 - $40.28 $ 42.9610%2467276
John Keeley 2013-12-31 Sold Out 0.01%$37.27 - $40.28 $ 42.9610%0
Joel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 New Buy0.01%$37.27 - $40.28 $ 42.9610%8542
Charles Brandes 2013-09-30 Add 12.62%0.11%$37.28 - $41.58 $ 42.969%1928050
John Keeley 2013-09-30 New Buy0.01%$37.28 - $41.58 $ 42.969%9000
Charles Brandes 2013-06-30 Reduce -35.4%0.46%$37.94 - $42.78 $ 42.964%1712003
Mario Gabelli 2013-06-30 Sold Out $37.94 - $42.78 $ 42.964%0
John Hussman 2013-03-31 Sold Out 0.03%$37.95 - $41.19 $ 42.969%0
Mario Gabelli 2012-06-30 Reduce -25.93%$30.73 - $34.86 $ 42.9631%6000
Mario Gabelli 2012-03-31 Add 35%$32.09 - $34.92 $ 42.9636%8100
Mario Gabelli 2011-12-31 New Buy$30.82 - $35.06 $ 42.9629%6000
John Hussman 2011-09-30 Add 187.5%0.01%$30.39 - $34.24 $ 42.9633%23000
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Preferred stocks of Unilever NV

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
UNCP7.Netherlands0.002.73
UNCP6.Netherlands75.103.08
UNCC7.Netherlands78.013.46
0NXJ.country0.000.00
0NXK.country0.000.00
0NXL.country0.000.00

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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.00
UN's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
78% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 24.50 vs. UN: 19.00 )
UN' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 8.27   Max: 21.86
Current: 19

8.27
21.86
P/B 6.60
UN's P/B is ranked lower than
52% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.99 vs. UN: 6.60 )
UN' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 3.76   Max: 10.32
Current: 6.6

3.76
10.32
P/S 1.80
UN's P/S is ranked higher than
57% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. UN: 1.80 )
UN' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.99   Max: 1.9
Current: 1.8

0.99
1.9
PFCF 21.60
UN's PFCF is ranked higher than
81% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 51.08 vs. UN: 21.60 )
UN' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.65   Max: 27.77
Current: 21.6

10.65
27.77
EV-to-EBIT 13.83
UN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
81% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 19.68 vs. UN: 13.83 )
UN' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 6.8   Max: 17.3
Current: 13.83

6.8
17.3
PEG 1.80
UN's PEG is ranked higher than
88% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 54.38 vs. UN: 1.80 )
UN' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 1.54   Max: 56.07
Current: 1.8

1.54
56.07
Shiller P/E 20.40
UN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 vs. UN: 20.40 )
UN' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.25   Max: 26.29
Current: 20.4

10.25
26.29
Current Ratio 0.70
UN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
58% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. UN: 0.70 )
UN' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.68   Max: 1.91
Current: 0.7

0.68
1.91
Quick Ratio 0.47
UN's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 1464 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. UN: 0.47 )
UN' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.41   Max: 1.43
Current: 0.47

0.41
1.43

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.30
UN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
83% of the 1104 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 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
89% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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
82% of the 790 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 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
81% of the 1109 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 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
75% of the 880 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: -0.30 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
86% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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
66% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 1.17 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
93% of the 1580 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 9999.00 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) 7.20
UN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
76% of the 1375 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. UN: 7.20 )
UN' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 5.8   Max: 14.8
Current: 7.2

5.8
14.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 14.44
UN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
87% of the 1051 Companies
in the Global Packaged Foods industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. UN: 14.44 )
UN' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -3.8   Max: 16.9
Current: 14.44

-3.8
16.9

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Packaged Foods
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Traded in other countries:0NXN.country, UNLVF.USA, UNA.Italy, UNIA.Netherlands, 0NXM.country, 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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