Unilever NV (UNIA) Receives €51.50 Consensus Price Target from Analysts

Cambridge Trust Company who had been investing in Unilever Plc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $150.05B market cap company. On during the last trading session the stock increased $0.33 or 0.59%, reaching $56.06.Unilever PLC has volume of 558,051 shares. The group's shares have lost about 2.6 percent of their value over the past year, as compared with a 1.15-percent dip in the Footsie. Since April 15, 2017 United Nations has risen 6.36% and is uptrending. United Nations underperformed by 5.19% the S&P500.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also modified their holdings of the company. The stock increased 0.58% or $0.33 during the last trading session, reaching $57.01. About 8.57M shares traded. Visa Inc. (NYSE:V) has risen 31.98% since April 15, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 25.88% the S&P500.

Among 23 analysts covering Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ), 11 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 7 Hold. Therefore 78% are positive. Ceva had 29 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Douglass Winthrop Advisors LLC now owns 13,300 shares of the company's stock worth $749,000 after buying an additional 1,000 shares in the last quarter. The rating was maintained by UBS with "Buy" on Wednesday, July 19. On Monday, July 3 the stock rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus with "Buy". As per Tuesday, October 3, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded Unilever from an "overweight" rating to a "neutral" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 6th. On Wednesday, September 20 the stock rating was downgraded by Goldman Sachs to "Sell". Stifel Nicolaus maintained it with "Buy" rating and $80.0 target in Tuesday, October 10 report. RBC Capital Markets maintained Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) on Sunday, August 27 with "Buy" rating. On Thursday, March 17 the stock rating was reinitiated by Oppenheimer with "Outperform". Shareholders of record on Friday, February 16th were paid a dividend of $0.445 per share.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.5 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.06, from 0.83 in 2017Q3. It also reduced its holding in Citigroup Inc (NYSE:C) by 5,507 shares in the quarter, leaving it with 175,776 shares, and cut its stake in Ishares Tr (IJR). 151 funds opened positions while 383 raised stakes. The company has market cap of $4.35 billion. Evanson Asset Lc, a California-based fund reported 24,080 shares. Aqr Cap Ltd Liability Com invested 0% in CEVA, Inc. At State Bank holds 96,385 shares. (NYSE:V) for 1,257 shares. Markel holds 0.5% or 312,000 shares in its portfolio. Hyman Charles D reported 10,347 shares. First Merchants has 33,281 shares. The Virginia-based Toth Finance Advisory has invested 2.64% in Microsoft Corporation (NASDAQ:MSFT).

A portfolio of $1.58B is managed by Cambridge Trust Company.

Aristotle Capital Management LLC raised its stake in Unilever (NYSE:UN) by 2.6% during the fourth quarter, Holdings Channel reports.

Among 28 analysts covering General Electric Company (NYSE:GE), 8 have Buy rating, 6 Sell and 14 Hold. Therefore 64% are positive. Unilever had 15 analyst reports since July 24, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was initiated on Monday, August 22 by Bernstein. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC upgraded Unilever from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Tuesday, December 13th. The company now has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of GBX 4,372.22 ($61.80).