Bartlett & Co. LLC purchased a new position in Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) during the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The fund purchased 4,725 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $284,000.

Other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC increased its holdings in shares of Unilever by 4.2% in the second quarter. Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC now owns 9,431 shares of the company’s stock worth $573,000 after purchasing an additional 381 shares during the period. Synovus Financial Corp increased its holdings in shares of Unilever by 3.1% in the second quarter. Synovus Financial Corp now owns 38,822 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,353,000 after purchasing an additional 1,153 shares during the period. Grove Bank & Trust bought a new position in shares of Unilever in the second quarter worth $206,000. Silver Lake Advisory LLC increased its holdings in shares of Unilever by 0.6% in the third quarter. Silver Lake Advisory LLC now owns 48,278 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,898,000 after purchasing an additional 305 shares during the period. Finally, Crewe Advisors LLC bought a new position in shares of Unilever in the second quarter worth $189,000. 7.85% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

A number of research analysts recently commented on the company. Redburn Partners reissued a “sell” rating on shares of Unilever in a research note on Friday, October 11th. Morgan Stanley cut Unilever from an “in-line” rating to an “underweight” rating in a research note on Wednesday, September 18th. Zacks Investment Research cut Unilever from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Saturday. Finally, Goldman Sachs Group raised Unilever from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, September 3rd. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, three have assigned a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. Unilever has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $68.00.

UN opened at $60.16 on Friday. The stock has a market cap of $100.89 billion, a PE ratio of 21.72, a P/E/G ratio of 2.53 and a beta of 0.48. Unilever NV has a 52 week low of $52.08 and a 52 week high of $63.62. The business’s fifty day simple moving average is $59.47 and its 200 day simple moving average is $60.06.

Unilever Company Profile

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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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Unilever (NYSE:UN)

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