Analysts Detailing with Profitability Ratio Analysis: Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL)

Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) share price swings at $48.78 with percentage change of -0.73% in most recent trading session.

Pool Consensus

Finally to see some strong financial remarks by WSJ over UL performance. Out of the pool of analysts 6 gave their BUY ratings on the stock in previous month as 5 analysts having BUY in current month. The stock was ranked as Underweight by 1 analyst while 1 analyst gave SELL rank. Majority ranked Hold from the pool of analysts.

EPS indicator shows the robustness of the stock and its analysis opens up the clear picture of company’s profitability. On annual basis of EPS, FY 2017 Estimate Trends at current were for $2.37 and for the one month was for $1.98 as compared to three months ago was for $1.96. Whereas, UL received highest price target of 56.38 and low target of 36.29. The stock price target chart showed average price target of 47.26 as compared to current price of 48.78. The firm attains analyst recommendation of 3.00 on scale of 1-5 with week’s performance of 2.50%.

Effective Investment Valuation

To persist focus on investment valuation, Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) also have significant role in eyes of active investors, it has price to earnings growth of 5.29, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock.

UL has price to earnings growth ratio of 5.29, it is adding factors in a stock’s estimated earnings growth into its current valuation that showed 25.39 by price to earning ration. Furthermore, it has price to sale ratio of 2.58 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes. The firm’s price to book was 8.01, which can be compared with current price to get idea about under or overvalue of stock. Forward Price to Earnings ratio of UL attains value of 20.24 that is projecting or estimating EPS for the next 12-months and its follow by traders who believe on anticipates of a firm’s future rather than past performance.

To have technical views, liquidity ratio of Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) calculated as 0.70 to match up with its debt to equity ratio of 1.01. The float short ration was 0.17%; as compared to Short Ratio were 0.87. The firm has institutional ownership of 8.80%, while insider ownership included 2.90%.


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