Douglas Lane & Associates LLC lowered its position in Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) by 18.3% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 86,689 shares of the company’s stock after selling 19,418 shares during the quarter. Douglas Lane & Associates LLC’s holdings in Unilever were worth $4,882,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other institutional investors and hedge funds have also recently modified their holdings of the business. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp boosted its stake in Unilever by 1.4% in the second quarter. Peapack Gladstone Financial Corp now owns 6,075 shares of the company’s stock worth $336,000 after buying an additional 84 shares in the last quarter. Permit Capital LLC boosted its stake in Unilever by 1.6% in the second quarter. Permit Capital LLC now owns 9,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $503,000 after buying an additional 145 shares in the last quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. boosted its stake in Unilever by 2.1% in the second quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO. now owns 9,830 shares of the company’s stock worth $543,000 after buying an additional 200 shares in the last quarter. Covington Capital Management boosted its stake in Unilever by 0.9% in the second quarter. Covington Capital Management now owns 55,897 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,051,000 after buying an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Quadrant Capital Group LLC boosted its stake in Unilever by 10.6% in the second quarter. Quadrant Capital Group LLC now owns 5,356 shares of the company’s stock worth $276,000 after buying an additional 515 shares in the last quarter. 8.67% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Shares of Unilever NV (UN) opened at $58.24 on Thursday. Unilever NV has a 12-month low of $40.06 and a 12-month high of $61.62. The firm has a market capitalization of $170,970.00, a P/E ratio of 23.30, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 1.82 and a beta of 0.92.

UN has been the subject of several research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Unilever from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, December 27th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of Unilever in a research report on Monday, December 18th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating, two have issued a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $66.00.

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Unilever Profile

Unilever N.V. is a fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company. The Company’s segments include Personal Care, which primarily includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products; Foods, which primarily includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads; Home Care, which primarily includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products, and Refreshment, which primarily includes sales of ice cream and tea-based beverages.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Unilever (NYSE:UN)

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