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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Unilever N.V., UN

Unilever N.V., UN is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Personal Products in the sector of Consumer Goods. Based in Netherlands, Unilever N.V., UNĀ  has a market cap of 140562.65. Since its IPO date on the 5/17/1985, Unilever N.V., UN performance year to date is 9.71%. Today Unilever N.V., UN has gained 0.35%, with a current price of 46.43.

Ownership of the company is 3.10% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 8.30%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of *TBA. Return of assets are at *TBA, with return on investment at 18.50%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Unilever N.V., UN is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.73. While Total debt/equity is 1.13. With a profit margin of *TBA, this is combined with a gross margin of *TBA, and operating margin of *TBA. Unilever N.V. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.7, while the quick ratio is 0.5.

For the last year Unilever N.V., UN has seen a EPS growth of -4.20%. A performance for the year of 14.21%. The 52-week high is -3.27%, and the 52-week low is 18.73%. The average volume for Unilever N.V., UN is 2008700.

With a target price of 45.27, can Unilever N.V., UN reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Unilever N.V., UN. Unilever N.V. has a P/E of 23.95 and a forward P/E of 21.5. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 4.99. Unilever N.V. also has a P/S and a P/B of 2.38 and 8.12 respectively. For P/cash, Unilever N.V. has a value of 32.99, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 46.43, Unilever N.V. has a dividend yield of 2.99%. We see a return on equity of *TBA.

Looking more long-term Unilever N.V., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 4.80%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 6.82% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -4.20% for this year and for the last five years a 3.30% growth has been seen.

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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