Tweedy Browne Co LLC lowered its holdings in Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) by 0.9% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 559,671 shares of the company’s stock after selling 5,037 shares during the period. Unilever comprises about 1.2% of Tweedy Browne Co LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 20th biggest holding. Tweedy Browne Co LLC’s holdings in Unilever were worth $33,983,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the business. C J Advisory Inc bought a new stake in shares of Unilever during the first quarter valued at approximately $27,000. Mackey Komara & Dankovich LLC bought a new stake in shares of Unilever during the first quarter valued at approximately $29,000. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group raised its holdings in shares of Unilever by 72.8% during the first quarter. Rehmann Capital Advisory Group now owns 615 shares of the company’s stock valued at $36,000 after buying an additional 259 shares during the last quarter. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management raised its holdings in shares of Unilever by 69.6% during the first quarter. Hanson & Doremus Investment Management now owns 721 shares of the company’s stock valued at $42,000 after buying an additional 296 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. raised its holdings in shares of Unilever by 56.4% during the second quarter. Cullen Frost Bankers Inc. now owns 965 shares of the company’s stock valued at $58,000 after buying an additional 348 shares during the last quarter. 7.65% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Shares of NYSE UN traded up $0.43 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, reaching $60.78. 175,669 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 1,293,424. Unilever NV has a fifty-two week low of $52.08 and a fifty-two week high of $62.40. The firm has a market cap of $102.13 billion, a PE ratio of 21.91, a price-to-earnings-growth ratio of 2.59 and a beta of 0.52. The stock has a fifty day simple moving average of $59.43 and a 200-day simple moving average of $58.55.

UN has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research raised Unilever from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 10th. Credit Suisse Group upgraded shares of Unilever from a “neutral” rating to an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, May 3rd. Finally, DZ Bank lowered shares of Unilever from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, April 25th. Three equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, six have issued a hold rating and one has given a buy rating to the company. Unilever currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $66.50.

About Unilever

Unilever N.V. operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates in three segments: Beauty & Personal Care, Foods & Refreshment, and Home Care. The Beauty & Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and oral care products. This segment markets its products under the Axe, Dove, Lux, Rexona, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, Signal, Lifebuoy, and Vaseline brands.

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