The shares of The Unilever Group (NYSE:UL) has been pegged with a rating of Buy by Goldman in its latest research note that was published on September 03, 2019. Goldman wasn’t the only research firm that published a report of The Unilever Group, with other equities research analysts also giving their opinion on the stock. The stock had earned Neutral rating from UBS Markets when it published its report on January 08, 2019. Argus was of a view that UL is Hold in its latest report on November 17, 2017. Liberum thinks that UL is worth Hold rating.
Amongst the analysts that rated the stock, 1 have recommended investors to sell it, 6 believe it has the potential for further growth, thus rating it as Hold while 6 advised investors to purchase the stock. The consensus currently stands at a Overweight while its average price target is $63.37. The price of the stock the last time has raised by 15.36% from its 52-Week high price while it is -6.31% than its 52-Week low price. A look at the stock’s other technical shows that its 14-day RSI now stands at 62.08.
The shares of the company added by 0.15% during the session on Tuesday, reaching a low of $60.44 while ending the day at $60.75. During the trading session, a total of 497979.0 shares were traded which represents a 51.65% incline from the average session volume which is 1.03 million shares. UL had ended its last session trading at $60.66. The Unilever Group currently has a market cap of $158.78 billion, while its P/E ratio stands at 25.80, while its P/E earnings growth sits at 3.74, with a beta of 0.54. UL 52-week low price stands at $52.66 while its 52-week high price is $64.84.
The The Unilever Group generated 4.4 billion in revenue during the last quarter. The Unilever Group has the potential to record 2.88 EPS for the current fiscal year, according to equities analysts.
Investment analysts at Consumer Edge Research published a research note on November 11, 2019 where it informed investors and clients that Newell Brands Inc. (NASDAQ:NWL) is now rated as Underweight. SunTrust also rated NWL as Upgrade on September 30, 2019, with its price target of $25 suggesting that NWL could surge by 1.56% from its current share price. Even though the stock has been trading at $20.19/share, analysts expect it to surge by 0.20% to reach $20.55/share. It started the day trading at $20.20 and traded between $19.85 and $20.23 throughout the trading session.
A look at its technical shows that NWL’s 50-day SMA is 19.45 while its 200-day SMA stands at 17.37. The stock has a high of $22.06 for the year while the low is $13.04. The stock, however, witnessed a rise in its short on 01/15/20. Compared to previous close which recorded 21.42 M shorted shares, the short percentage went lower by -2.07%, as 20.98M UL shares were shorted. At the moment, only 4.99% of Newell Brands Inc. shares were sold short. The company’s average trading volume currently stands at 3.17M shares, which means that the short-interest ratio is just 6.63 days. Over the past seven days, the company moved, with its shift of 2.44%. Looking further, the stock has raised 0.75% over the past 90 days while it gained 27.46% over the last six months.
The change in the stock’s fortunes has led to several institutional investors altering their holdings of the stock. The The Vanguard Group, Inc. bought more NWL shares, increasing its portfolio by 6.16% during the last quarter. This move now sees The The Vanguard Group, Inc. purchasing 2,549,646 shares in the last quarter, thus it now holds 43,952,304 shares of NWL, with a total valuation of $858,388,497.
Similarly, BlackRock Fund Advisors increased its Newell Brands Inc. shares by 2.92% during the recently filed quarter. After buying 30,418,758 shares in the last quarter, the firm now controls 863,828 shares of Newell Brands Inc. which are valued at $594,078,344. In the same vein, Pzena Investment Management LLC increased its Newell Brands Inc. shares by during the most recent reported quarter. The firm bought 144,423 shares during the quarter which increased its stakes to 25,315,254 shares and is now valued at $494,406,911. Following these latest developments, around 0.20% of Newell Brands Inc. stocks are owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.