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Is Unilever N.V.(NYSE: UN), a large market cap stock a smart buy?

With a market cap of has a large market cap size. Unilever N.V. (NYSE: UN) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 5/17/1985. Unilever N.V. is in the Personal Products industry and Consumer Goods sector. Average volume for Unilever N.V., is 2017.81, and so far today it has a volume of 1203900. Performance year to date since the 5/17/1985 is 9.59%.

To help you determine whether Unilever N.V. is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 23.8 and forward P/E is 19. PEG perhaps more useful shows that Unilever N.V. has a value for PEG of 2.59. P/S ratio is 2.36 and the P/B ratio is 8.07. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 32.74 and *TBA respectively.

At the current price Unilever N.V. is trading at, 46.38 (0.59% today), Unilever N.V. has a dividend yield of 3.00%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of *TBA. Earnings per share (EPS) is 1.95, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 8.59% after growing -4.20% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 1.00%, and -2.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 3022.81, and the number of shares float is 2544.54. The senior management bring insider ownership to 3.10%, and institutional ownership is at 8.20%. The float short is 0.11%, with the short ratio at a value of 1.38. Management has seen a return on assets of *TBA, and also a return on investment of 18.50%.

The ability for Unilever N.V., to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 0.7, and quick ratio is 0.5. Long term debt/equity is 0.73 and total debt/equity is 1.13. In terms of margins, Unilever N.V. has a gross margin of *TBA, with its operating margin at *TBA, and Unilever N.V. has a profit margin of *TBA.

The 52 week high is -1.19%, with 26.16% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 1.29% and the 200 day simple moving average is 5.94%.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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