Switch to:
Also traded in: Germany, Italy, Netherlands, Switzerland, UK, USA

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

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt No Debt
UN's Cash to Debt is ranked higher than
99% of the 1594 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.64 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 1463 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 1381 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.32 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: 3.35
WACC vs ROIC
7.90%
41.58%
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

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 14.29
UN's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
81% of the 1583 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.24 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 1585 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.46 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 1536 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 7.42 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 1611 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 3.50 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) (%) 102.65
UN's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
95% of the 1601 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.41 vs. UN: 102.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
UN' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 77.49  Med: 88.67 Max: 159.17
Current: 102.65
77.49
159.17
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 2.00
UN's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
52% of the 1372 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.60 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: -9.2  Med: 2 Max: 17.6
Current: 2
-9.2
17.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 2.80
UN's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1185 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.30 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
50% of the 1060 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.70 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: 8 Max: 36
Current: 4.7
-36.6
36
» UN's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: 2016-10-13)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

» Details

Guru Trades

Q3 2015

UN Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Sarah Ketterer 132,716 sh (New)
Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 sh (unchged)
Yacktman Focused Fund 1,693,000 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%)
» More
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%)
» More
Q1 2016

UN Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 11,290 sh (New)
Jeremy Grantham 157,100 sh (New)
Keeley Asset Management Corp 4,500 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%)
» More
Q2 2016

UN Guru Trades in Q2 2016

Jeremy Grantham 250,000 sh (+59.13%)
Tom Russo 14,321,377 sh (+0.07%)
Yacktman Fund 1,835,000 sh (unchged)
Jeff Auxier 118,728 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%)
» More
» Details

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%)

No Entry found in the selected group of Gurus. You can
  • 1. Modify your Personalized List of Gurus, or
  • 2. Click on Premium Premium Tools above to check out all the Gurus, or
  • 3. Click on Premium Plus Premium Plus above for the stocks picks of all the institutional investment advisors (>4000)
» Interactive Charts

Peter Lynch Chart ( What is Peter Lynch Charts )

Preferred stocks of Unilever NV

SymbolPriceYieldDescription
UNCP7.Netherlands989.000.00
UNCP6.Netherlands84.103.24
UNCC7.Netherlands85.000.00
0NXJ.UK0.000.00
0NXK.UK0.000.00
0NXL.UK0.000.00

Business Description

Industry: Consumer Packaged Goods » Household & Personal Products
Compare:OTCPK:UNLYF, OTCPK:LRLCY, OTCPK:RBGLY, NYSE:CL, OTCPK:HENKY, NYSE:KMB, NYSE:PG, NYSE:EL, OTCPK:KCRPY, OTCPK:UNLRF, NYSE:NWL, OTCPK:SVCBF, OTCPK:BDRFY, NYSE:CLX, OTCPK:UNICY, NYSE:CHD, OTCPK:SSDOY, OTCPK:HEGIF, NYSE:SPB, NYSE:COTY » 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 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.

Top Ranked Articles about Unilever NV

Yacktman Crosses Out Unilever From Holdings Guru sells top consumer goods company
Donald Yacktman (Trades, Portfolio) sold out of Unilever (NYSE:UN) in his Yacktman Focused Fund portfolio during the fourth quarter. Read more...
Tom Russo Cuts Berkshire, Unilever Stakes An overview of Russo's largest 3rd quarter trades
Tom Russo joined Gardner Russo & Gardner as a partner in 1989. His investment philosophy emphasizes return on invested capital, principally through equity investments. His approach to stock selection stresses two main points: value and price. He manages a portfolio composed of 104 stocks with total value of $11,073 million. Read more...

Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 23.94
UN's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
58% of the 1237 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.93 vs. UN: 23.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
UN' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.27  Med: 17.81 Max: 25.06
Current: 23.94
8.27
25.06
Forward P/E 19.76
UN's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
55% of the 163 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.08 vs. UN: 19.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 23.94
UN's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
59% of the 1238 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 19.81 vs. UN: 23.94 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
UN' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.27  Med: 18.65 Max: 25.06
Current: 23.94
8.27
25.06
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 37.92
UN's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
73% of the 647 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 21.23 vs. UN: 37.92 )
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: 24.89 Max: 39.47
Current: 37.92
8.27
39.47
P/B 8.16
UN's P/B is ranked lower than
93% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. UN: 8.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
UN' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.97  Med: 5.86 Max: 9.39
Current: 8.16
3.97
9.39
P/S 2.22
UN's P/S is ranked lower than
73% of the 1532 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 0.98 vs. UN: 2.22 )
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: 2.22
0.99
2.52
PFCF 22.49
UN's PFCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 583 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 18.06 vs. UN: 22.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
UN' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.4  Med: 19.61 Max: 34.92
Current: 22.49
13.4
34.92
POCF 16.13
UN's POCF is ranked lower than
62% of the 834 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 11.58 vs. UN: 16.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
UN' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 10.34  Med: 13.66 Max: 22.03
Current: 16.13
10.34
22.03
EV-to-EBIT 16.28
UN's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
50% of the 1272 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 15.84 vs. UN: 16.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
UN' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 12.6 Max: 16.5
Current: 16.28
6.3
16.5
EV-to-EBITDA 16.28
UN's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
64% of the 1323 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 12.29 vs. UN: 16.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
UN' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.3  Med: 11.5 Max: 16.5
Current: 16.28
6.3
16.5
PEG 6.03
UN's PEG is ranked lower than
81% of the 564 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.08 vs. UN: 6.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
UN' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.55  Med: 12.35 Max: 141.58
Current: 6.03
2.55
141.58
Shiller P/E 25.47
UN's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
60% of the 262 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 29.58 vs. UN: 25.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
UN' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.49  Med: 20.08 Max: 26.48
Current: 25.47
12.49
26.48
Current Ratio 0.72
UN's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
90% of the 1432 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.58 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
85% of the 1430 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 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 1085 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 39.05 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: 40.01
Current: 45.9
26.93
40.01

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 3.02
UN's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
75% of the 1486 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.94 vs. UN: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
UN' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.65  Med: 3.29 Max: 5.53
Current: 3.02
2.65
5.53
Dividend Payout 0.71
UN's Dividend Payout is ranked lower than
79% of the 942 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: 0.29  Med: 0.64 Max: 0.98
Current: 0.71
0.29
0.98
Dividend Growth (3y) 7.70
UN's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
62% of the 694 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.50 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 3.02
UN's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
73% of the 1402 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.04 vs. UN: 3.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 4.86
UN's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
80% of the 1864 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 2.45 vs. UN: 4.86 )
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: 5.27 Max: 8.87
Current: 4.86
4.25
8.87

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price/DCF (Earnings Based) 2.24
UN's Price/DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
75% of the 118 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 1.47 vs. UN: 2.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Earnings Based) only.
N/A
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 6.10
UN's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
59% of the 1562 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 5.10 vs. UN: 6.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
UN' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.1  Med: 7.9 Max: 15.8
Current: 6.1
6.1
15.8
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 7.46
UN's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
58% of the 730 Companies
in the Global Household & Personal Products industry.

( Industry Median: 4.23 vs. UN: 7.46 )
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: 5.5 Max: 11.8
Current: 7.46
2
11.8

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $58,160
EPS (TTM) $ 1.91
Beta0.83
Short Percentage of Float0.11%
52-Week Range $37.93 - 48.00
Shares Outstanding (Mil)3,024.88

Analyst Estimate

Dec16 Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 59,797 61,890 64,694 64,068
EPS ($) 2.15 2.34 2.51 2.81
EPS w/o NRI ($) 2.15 2.34 2.51 2.81
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
6.57%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.34 1.42 1.65 1.83
» More Articles for UN

Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
RFM Corp Demonstrates Some Value Jul 22 2016 
Acquisition Makes Leucadia 15th-Largest Stake in Romick's Portfolio Apr 12 2016 
Causeway International Takes Stake in Japan Airlines Mar 16 2016 
Yacktman Crosses Out Unilever From Holdings Jan 16 2016 
Prices Go Up for Some New Positions in Sarah Ketterer’s Portfolio Dec 24 2015 
Tom Russo Cuts Berkshire, Unilever Stakes Dec 18 2015 
Upbeat Q1 Results Drive WhiteWave Shares To 52-Week High May 12 2015 
Yacktman Fund Adds to Stakes in P&G, Avon Apr 21 2015 
Is It Too Late To Buy European Stocks? Apr 15 2015 
Colgate Palmolive – A Long-Term Investment Option Apr 15 2015 

More From Other Websites
Top 10 Consumer-Staples Dividend Stocks for Safe Income Growth Sep 22 2016
Unilever to use mobile gaming to recruit graduates Sep 22 2016
Forget the expensive valuations! 2 Footsie stars worth their weight in gold Sep 22 2016
Unilever Continues Its Green Shopping Spree With Seventh Generation Purchase Sep 21 2016
Unilever's Purchase of Seventh Generation Makes Sense Sep 20 2016
Unilever to Buy Cleaning Products Maker Seventh Generation Sep 20 2016
2 global British champions suitable for every portfolio Sep 20 2016
[$$] Unilever Buys ‘Green’ Products Maker Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
[$$] Unilever Buys 'Green' Products Maker Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
Unilever buys eco-conscious US brand Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
[$$] Unilever to Buy U.S. Home and Personal Care Company Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
Unilever (UL) Stock Increases, Buys Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
Unilever to buy U.S.-based Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
Unilever to buy U.S.-based Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
Unilever to buy green home care products maker Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
Unilever to acquire Seventh Generation, Inc Sep 19 2016
Unilever to Acquire Cleaning-Products Company Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
Unilever to Buy Cleaning-Products Company Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016
Unilever to boost home business with acquisition of Seventh Generation Sep 19 2016

Personalized Checklist

Checklist has been moved to "Checklist" tab.

Get WordPress Plugins for easy affiliate links on Stock Tickers and Guru Names | Earn affiliate commissions by embedding GuruFocus Charts
GuruFocus Affiliate Program: Earn up to $400 per referral. ( Learn More)