Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA lifted its stake in UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock (NYSE:UL) by 0.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the SEC. The institutional investor owned 1,882,223 shares of the company’s stock after buying an additional 2,413 shares during the quarter. UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock makes up about 1.8% of Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 17th largest position. Loring Wolcott & Coolidge Fiduciary Advisors LLP MA owned about 0.15% of UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock worth $104,049,000 as of its most recent filing with the SEC.
Several other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in UL. Kiley Juergens Wealth Management LLC purchased a new position in shares of UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock in the second quarter worth $105,000. Quad Cities Investment Group LLC purchased a new position in shares of UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock in the second quarter worth $116,000. Parallel Advisors LLC lifted its holdings in shares of UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock by 74.5% in the second quarter. Parallel Advisors LLC now owns 2,125 shares of the company’s stock worth $117,000 after buying an additional 907 shares in the last quarter. Braun Bostich & Associates Inc. purchased a new position in shares of UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock in the first quarter worth $122,000. Finally, Synovus Financial Corp purchased a new position in shares of UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock in the first quarter worth $131,000. 7.02% of the stock is currently owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.
Several equities analysts have recently commented on the stock. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, June 19th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. reaffirmed a “neutral” rating on shares of UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock in a research note on Monday, July 16th.
The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, September 5th. Investors of record on Friday, August 3rd will be paid a dividend of $0.4531 per share. This is an increase from UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.45. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, August 2nd. This represents a $1.81 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.25%. UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock’s dividend payout ratio is presently 70.75%.
About UNILEVER N.V. Common Stock
Unilever PLC operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. It operates through Personal Care, Home Care, Foods, and Refreshment segments. The Personal Care segment offers skin care and hair care products, deodorants, and oral care products. The Home Care segment provides home care products, including powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars, and various cleaning products.
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