Fiera Capital Corp Sells 1,569 Shares of Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)

Fiera Capital Corp lessened its position in shares of Unilever PLC (NYSE:ULFree Report) by 1.4% in the fourth quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The firm owned 111,555 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,569 shares during the period. Fiera Capital Corp’s holdings in Unilever were worth $5,408,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds also recently made changes to their positions in UL. Allworth Financial LP lifted its holdings in shares of Unilever by 5.3% during the 3rd quarter. Allworth Financial LP now owns 10,317 shares of the company’s stock worth $510,000 after acquiring an additional 521 shares during the period. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC increased its position in Unilever by 2.5% during the 3rd quarter. Orion Portfolio Solutions LLC now owns 166,863 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,243,000 after purchasing an additional 4,051 shares in the last quarter. Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors LLC increased its position in Unilever by 24.5% during the 3rd quarter. Knights of Columbus Asset Advisors LLC now owns 5,345 shares of the company’s stock worth $264,000 after purchasing an additional 1,051 shares in the last quarter. Allen Capital Group LLC increased its position in Unilever by 6.3% during the 3rd quarter. Allen Capital Group LLC now owns 59,453 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,898,000 after purchasing an additional 3,533 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. increased its position in Unilever by 1.1% during the 3rd quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. now owns 19,932 shares of the company’s stock worth $985,000 after purchasing an additional 221 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 9.67% of the company’s stock.

Wall Street Analyst Weigh In

Several equities analysts have issued reports on the stock. Argus upped their price target on shares of Unilever from $58.00 to $60.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 8th. StockNews.com upgraded shares of Unilever from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Wednesday, May 1st. Finally, Morgan Stanley cut shares of Unilever from an “equal weight” rating to an “underweight” rating and decreased their price target for the company from $52.00 to $48.00 in a research report on Tuesday, February 27th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, one has assigned a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. According to MarketBeat, the stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $54.00.

Read Our Latest Analysis on Unilever

Unilever Stock Performance

NYSE UL traded up $0.68 during trading hours on Friday, reaching $54.75. 2,610,426 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 2,907,919. Unilever PLC has a 1 year low of $46.16 and a 1 year high of $54.86. The business’s 50 day simple moving average is $50.07 and its 200-day simple moving average is $49.08.

Unilever Cuts Dividend

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, June 7th. Investors of record on Friday, May 17th will be issued a dividend of $0.4556 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 16th. This represents a $1.82 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.33%.

Unilever Profile

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Unilever PLC operates as a fast-moving consumer goods company in the Asia Pacific, Africa, the Americas, and Europe. It operates through five segments: Beauty & Wellbeing, Personal Care, Home Care, Nutrition, and Ice Cream. The Beauty & Wellbeing segment engages in the sale of hair care products, such as shampoo, conditioner, and styling; skin care products including face, hand, and body moisturizer; and prestige beauty and health & wellbeing products consist of the vitamins, minerals, and supplements.

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