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Unilever PLC (ULVR.L)

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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Unilever Prices $1.5 Bln Bond On U.S. Market
Wednesday, 5 Sep 2018 

Sept 5 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER PRICES $1.5 BILLION BOND ON THE US MARKET.UNILEVER PLC - BOND OFFERING IS SCHEDULED TO CLOSE ON 7 SEPTEMBER 2018.  Full Article

Unilever Says Completion Of First Tranche Of Share Buyback Programme
Friday, 20 Jul 2018 

July 20 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::SHARE BUY-BACK PROGRAMME.ANNOUNCE COMPLETION OF FIRST TRANCHE OF BUYBACK PROGRAMME TO BUY SHARES WITH AN AGGREGATE MARKET VALUE EQUIVALENT OF EUR 3 BILLION.COMMENCEMENT OF SECOND TRANCHE TO BUY BACK SHARES WITH AGGREGATE MARKET VALUE EQUIVALENT OF EUR 3 BILLION.  Full Article

Unilever "very confident" structural move will pass vote
Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 

July 19 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER SAYS SHAREHOLDERS TO VOTE ON SINGLE STRUCTURE AT GENERAL MEETINGS ON OCTOBER 25/36 - SLIDES.UNILEVER SAYS TO SEND DOCUMENTATION TO SHAREHOLDERS IN EARLY SEPTEMBER - SLIDES.UNILEVER CFO SAYS EXPECTS TO RECOVER HALF OF BRAZIL'S LOST SALES IN Q3, Q4.UNILEVER CFO SAYS PRICING IN NORTH AMERICA WAS NEGATIVE.UNILEVER CFO SAYS AT CURRENT SPOT RATES, CURRENCY WOULD BE A 6-7 PERCENT DRAG ON FULL-YEAR TURNOVER, A LITTLE MORE ON EPS.UNILEVER CFO SAYS TO COMPLETE SECOND TRANCHE OF BUYBACKS, WORTH 3 BILLION EUROS, BY THE END OF THE YEAR.UNILEVER CFO SAYS TAX RATE TO BE ABOUT 26 PERCENT FOR FULL YEAR.UNILEVER CEO WITH SIMPLIFIED STRUCTURE COMPANY WILL HAVE IMPROVED CORPORATE GOVERNANCE.UNILEVER CEO SEES US SALES PICKING UP IN BACK HALF, BUT CITES INTENSE COMPETITION IN DEODERANTS, HAIRCARE AND DRESSINGS.UNILEVER CEO SAYS DOLLAR SHAVE CLUB GROWING MID SINGLE DIGIT RATE, ALMOST DOUBLE DIGIT.UNILEVER CFO SAYS VERY CONFIDENT IN ABILITY TO PASS SIMPLIFICATION OF STRUCTURE.  Full Article

Interview-Unilever CFO sees pricing improving in back half
Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 

July 19 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::INTERVIEW-UNILEVER CFO SAYS PRICING OUTLOOK FOR SECOND HALF IS IMPROVING.INTERVIEW-UNILEVER CFO SAYS PRICING TO BE HELPED BY CURRENCIES AND DWINDLING IMPACT OF INDIAN GST.INTERVIEW-UNILEVER CFO SAYS ALREADY LANDED PRICE INCREASES IN PLACES LIKE ARGENTINA AND BRAZIL.INTERVIEW-UNILEVER CFO SAYS STILL EXPECTS FULL YEAR GROWTH OF 3-5 PERCENT.  Full Article

Unilever Posts Lower HY Turnover, Says FY Expectation Unchanged
Thursday, 19 Jul 2018 

July 19 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::HY TURNOVER 26.4 BILLION EUROS VERSUS 27.7 BILLION EUROS REPORTED LAST YEAR.EXPECTATION FOR FULL YEAR IS UNCHANGED.ALREADY RETURNED EUR 3 BILLION AS PART OF OUR EUR 6 BILLION SHARE BUYBACK PROGRAMME THAT WILL COMPLETE BEFORE END OF YEAR.REMAIN ON TRACK FOR OUR 2020 GOALS.HY UNDERLYING EARNINGS PER SHARE 1.22 EUROS."OVERALL MARKET CONDITIONS REMAINED CHALLENGING IN FIRST HALF".TRUCKERS' STRIKE IN BRAZIL PRESENTED A SIGNIFICANT HEADWIND IN Q2 WHICH CO EXPECTS TO PARTIALLY REVERSE IN SECOND HALF OF YEAR.Q2 TURNOVER EXCLUDING SPREADS 13.0 BILLION EUROS, DOWN 4.5 PERCENT.Q2 UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH EXCLUDING SPREADS UP 1.9 PERCENT.  Full Article

South Africa's Competition Tribunal Announces Merger Approval For Glencore Queensland Hail Creek Mine Transaction
Thursday, 5 Jul 2018 

July 5 (Reuters) - SOUTH AFRICA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL::SOUTH AFRICA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL ANNOUNCES MERGER APPROVAL FOR GLENCORE QUEENSLAND HAIL CREEK MINE TRANSACTION.SA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL APPROVED NETHERLANDS BASED UNILEVER HOLDING MERGER WITH SA FIRMS UNILEVER N.V AND UNILEVER PLC.  Full Article

SA's Competition Tribunal Approves Robertsons Merger Involving Unilever Spreads Business
Friday, 22 Jun 2018 

June 22 (Reuters) - SA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL::ROBERTSONS MERGER INVOLVING UNILEVER SPREADS BUSINESS CONDITIONALLY APPROVED.  Full Article

Unilever to say "extremely unlikely" to be in UK FTSE-presentation slides
Thursday, 14 Jun 2018 

June 14 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER SAYS TRANSPORT STRIKE IN BRAZIL TO REDUCE Q2 SALES BY €150M - PRESENTATION SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY DISTRIBUTION BACK TO NORMAL, INVENTORIES & PIPELINE WILL RE-FILL IN H2 - SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY CONFIRMS FULL-YEAR OUTLOOK FOR UNDERLYING SALES UP 3-5 PERCENT-SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY SEES CONTINUED PROGRESS TOWARD 20 PERCENT UNDERLYING OPERATING MARGIN - SLIDES.UNILEVER CFO SAYS LAUNCHED BRYERS DELIGHT IN 9 EUROPEAN MARKETS IN 3 MOS, SO MISSED TREND IN USA BUT CATCHING ELSEWHERE.UNILEVER TO SAY EXTREMELY UNLIKELY TO BE INCLUDED IN FTSE UK SERIES - SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY LEGAL STRUCTURE TO BE IMPLEMENTED BY YEAR END - SLIDES.UNILEVER TO SAY LIKELY INCREASED WEIGHTING IN EUROSTOXX - SLIDES.  Full Article

Unilever CFO comments on outlook, pricing
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER CFO SAYS SEES MARKETS GROWING JUST BELOW 3 PERCENT.UNILEVER CFO SAYS WEAK PRICING WAS EXPECTED, AND DUE TO DIFFICULTIES IN BRAZIL, NORTH AMERICA AND UK.UNILEVER CFO SAYS BLUEAIR HAS SEEN SLOWDOWN IN CHINA AFTER GOVERNMENT REGULATIONS AROUND AIR POLLUTION.UNILEVER EXEC SAYS AT CURRENT SPOT RATES CURRENCY WOULD HAVE A NEGATIVE 6-7 PERCENT IMPACT ON ANNUAL TURNOVER, SLIGHTLY MORE ON EPS.UNILEVER EXEC SAYS PRICING IN BRAZIL SHOULD PICK UP THIS YEAR.UNILEVER CFO SAYS FIRST HALF SALES GROWTH TO BE TOWARD LOWER END OF 3-5 PERCENT FULL YEAR TARGET RANGE.UNILEVER CFO SAYS 2018 CONSENSUS LOOKS STRETCHING BUT ACHIEVABLE.UNILEVER CFO SAYS A LITTLE MORE CONSERVATIVE ON Q2, DUE TO CONTINUED IMPACT FROM SPREADS AND GST IN INDIA, AND SLOWER START TO ICE CREAM SEASON.UNILEVER CFO SAYS GROSS MARGIN SHOULD EXPAND THIS YEAR.UNILEVER CFO SAYS US FREIGHT COSTS EXPECTED TO GO UP AT A HIGH SINGLE-DIGIT TO HIGH TEENS RATE IN THE MARKET.UNILEVER CFO SAYS HAS SEVERAL LEVERS IN PLACE TO MITIGATE HIGHER FREIGHT COSTS, SUCH AS SAVINGS PROGRAMS.  Full Article

Unilever CFO confident shareholders support Dutch HQ move
Thursday, 19 Apr 2018 

April 19 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::INTERVIEW - UNILEVER CFO SAYS BALANCE OF VOLUME AND PRICE TO IMPROVE IN BACK HALF OF YEAR.INTERVIEW - UNILEVER CFO SAYS PRICING DIFFICULTIES FOCUSED AROUND BRAZIL, INDONESIA, INDIA AND UK.INTERVIEW - UNILEVER CFO SAYS CONFIDENT OF SHAREHOLDER SUPPORT OF DECISION TO MOVE HQ TO ROTTERDAM.INTERVIEW - UNILEVER CFO SAYS NEW SHARE BUYBACK A RESULT OF SPREADS DIVESTITURE.UNILEVER CFO SAYS PREMIUM LISTING ON LONDON STOCK EXCHANGE TO BE UNCHANGED, SMALL PROPORTION OF UK INVESTORS MAY BE AFFECTED.UNILEVER CFO SAYS "HAS ENGAGED WIDELY WITH ALL INVESTORS" AND EVEN THOUGH 1 OR 2 NEGATIVELY IMPACTED, MOST SUPPORT DECISION.UNILEVER CFO SAYS "WOULD BE DELIGHTED" TO BE INCLUDED IN ALL INDECES, BUT NOT THE COMPANY'S DECISION.  Full Article

UPDATE 1-UK Stocks-Factors to watch on Sept 19

Sept 19 - Britain's FTSE 100 index is seen opening 11 points higher at 7,312 on Wednesday, according to financial bookmakers, with FTSE 100 futures up 0.21 percent ahead of the cash market open.