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Unilever PLC Fundamentals

Company NameUnilever PLCLast Updated2021-09-16
IndustryHousehold & Personal ProductsSectorConsumer Defensive
Shares in Issue2.590 bnMarket Cap£102.19 bn
PE Ratio22.78Dividend per Share€1.63
Dividend Yield3.72Dividend Cover1.30
EPS€2.12EPS Growth (%)-0.02
PEG2.28DPS Growth (%)0.0038
Debt Ratio0Debt Equity Ratio0
Asset Equity Ratio3.6263Cash Equity Ratio0.2583
Quick Ratio0.4836Current Ratio0.73
Price To Book Value7.0323ROCE0

Unilever PLC Dividends

TypeEx-DatePay DateCurrencyNet DividendYear Total
Interim2021-08-052021-09-08GBP0.3693
Interim2021-05-202021-06-10GBP0.3710
Prelim2021-02-252021-03-17GBP0.3760
Interim2020-10-292020-11-20GBP0.3746
Interim2020-08-062020-09-09GBP0.3698
Interim2020-05-142020-06-04GBP0.3614
Prelim2020-02-202020-03-18GBP0.3472
Interim2019-10-312019-12-04GBP0.3576
Interim2019-08-082019-09-11GBP0.3682
Interim2019-05-022019-06-05GBP0.3546
Prelim2019-02-142019-03-20GBP0.3361
Interim2018-11-012018-12-05GBP0.3393

Unilever PLC Company Financials

Assets202020192018
Tangible Assets€10.56 bn€12.06 bn€12.09 bn
Intangible Assets€34.94 bn€31.03 bn€29.49 bn
Investments€817.00 m€696.00 m€696.00 m
Total Fixed Assets€51.50 bn€48.38 bn€45.63 bn
Stocks€4.46 bn€4.16 bn€4.30 bn
Debtors€4.94 bn€6.70 bn€6.48 bn
Cash & Equivalents€6.30 bn€5.07 bn€3.91 bn
Other Assets000
Total Assets€67.66 bn€64.81 bn€61.11 bn
Liabilities202020192018
Creditors within 1 year€20.59 bn€20.98 bn€20.15 bn
Creditors after 1 year€29.41 bn€29.94 bn€28.84 bn
Other Liabilities€1.00 m€1.00 m€11.00 m
Total Liabilities€50.00 bn€50.92 bn€48.99 bn
Net assets€17.66 bn€13.89 bn€12.12 bn
Equity202020192018
Called up share capital€92.00 m€420.00 m€464.00 m
Share Premium€73.47 bn€134.00 m€129.00 m
Profit / Loss€8.00 bn€8.29 bn€12.36 bn
Other Equity€15.27 bn€13.19 bn€11.40 bn
Preference & Minorities€2.39 bn€694.00 m€720.00 m
Total Capital Employed€17.66 bn€13.89 bn€12.12 bn
Ratios202020192018
Debt Ratio€0.60€0.64€0.67
Debt-to-Equity€1.47€1.77€2.00
Assets / Equity3.62633.62633.6263
Cash / Equity0.25830.25830.2583
EPS€2.43€2.49€2.55
Cash Flow202020192018
Cash from operating activities€9.06 bn€8.11 bn€7.32 bn
Cashflow before financing€3.25 bn€3.44 bn-€4.79 bn
Increase in Cash€1.77 bn€1.21 bn-€151.00 m
Income202020192018
Turnover€50.72 bn€51.98 bn€50.98 bn
Cost of sales€28.68 bn€29.10 bn€28.70 bn
Gross Profit€22.04 bn€22.88 bn€22.28 bn
Operating Profit€8.30 bn€8.71 bn€12.64 bn
Pre-Tax profit€8.00 bn€8.29 bn€12.36 bn

Unilever PLC Company Background

SectorConsumer Defensive
ActivitiesUnilever, plc is a diversified personal product (42% of 2020 sales by value), home care (20%), and packaged-food (38%) company. The firm's brands include Knorr soups and sauces, Hellmann's mayonnaise, Lipton teas, Axe and Dove skin products, and the TRESemme hair-care brand. The firm has been acquisitive in recent years, and high-profile purchases include the mail-order men's grooming business Dollar Shave Club and Seventh Generation cleaning and personal-care products.
Latest Interim Date22 Jul 2021
Latest Fiscal Year End Date4 Feb 2021

Unilever PLC Directors

AppointedNamePosition
2018-05-03Ms. Ann M. FudgeNon-Executive Director,Vice Chairman
2019-09-03Ms. Mary MaNon-Executive Director
2015-04-30Mr. Paul Stephen WalshNon-Executive Director
2011-08-09Mr. Rudolph Harold Peter MarkhamExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2021-03-10Ms. Andrea JungNon-Executive Director,Senior Independent Director
2021-03-10Dr. Youngme E. Moon Non-Executive Director,Vice Chairman
2015-10-01Mr. Jean-Marc HuetExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2011-08-09Mr. Antony Burgmans KBENon-Executive Director,Chairman
2015-04-30Dr. Byron Elmer GroteNon-Executive Director
2016-04-20Ms. Thembalihle Hixonia Nyasulu Non-Executive Director
2008-03-01Mr. Jeroen van der VeerNon-Executive Director,Vice Chairman
2011-08-09Mr. Patrick Jean-Pierre CescauExecutive Director,Chief Executive
2018-12-28Mr. Paul G J M PolmanExecutive Director and Chief Executive Officer
2011-08-09Mr. Ralph David KuglerExecutive Director,President Home and Personal Care
2021-02-18Mr. Vittorio Amedeo Colao Non-Executive Director
2021-02-09Mr. John RishtonNon-Executive Director
2016-04-20Mr. Niels Michael Aage TreschowNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2015-04-30The Right Honourable Sir Malcolm Leslie Rifkind, KCMG QCNon-Executive Director
2011-08-09Mr. James A. LawrenceExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2008-06-27The Lord David Alec Gwyn Simon of Highbury CBENon-Executive Director,Vice Chairman
2011-08-09Mr. Cornelis Job Kees van der GraafExecutive Director,President Europe
2013-05-15Mr. Sunil Bharti MittalNon-Executive Director
2007-03-01The Right Honourable Lady Lynda Chalker of Wallasey PCNon-Executive Director
2021-03-10Ms. Laura May Lung ChaNon-Executive Director
2021-02-09Ms. Susan Saltzbart KilsbyNon-Executive Director
2021-03-10Mr. Nils Smedegaard AndersenNon-Executive Director,Chairman
2021-03-10Mr. Feike SijbesmaNon-Executive Director
2021-09-10Mr. Alan Jope Executive Director,Chief Executive Officer
2021-03-10Dr. Judith HartmannNon-Executive Director
2021-09-15Mr. Graeme PitkethlyExecutive Director,Chief Financial Officer
2021-03-12Mr. Strive MasiyiwaNon-Executive Director

Unilever PLC Contact Details

Company NameUnilever PLC
AddressPort Sunlight, Wirral, Merseyside, CH62 4ZD
Telephone+44 2078225252
Websitehttps://www.unilever.com

Unilever PLC Advisors

Financial PR AdviserTulchan Communications LLP
Phone+44 2073534200
Fax+44 2073534201
Remuneration ConsultantPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Phone+44 205835000
Fax+44 208224652
AuditorKPMG
Phone+44 2073111000
Fax+44 2073113311
AuditorPricewaterhouseCoopers
RegistrarComputershare Investor Services PLC
Phone+44 3707020003
Fax+44 3707036101
StockbrokerDeutsche Bank AG London
Phone+44 2075458000
Fax+44 2075454577
StockbrokerUBS Limited
Phone+44 2075678000
Financial AdviserDeutsche Bank AG London
Phone(020) 7545 8000
Fax(020) 7547 4577
Financial AdviserUBS Limited
Phone+44 2075678000
SolicitorSlaughter and May
Phone+44 2076001200
Fax+44 2070905000
AuditorPricewaterhouseCoopers LLP
Phone+44 2075835000
Fax+44 2078224652
AuditorCoopers & Lybrand