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Unilever plc

ULVR.L

Latest Trade

4,123.00GBp

Change

-198.00(-4.58%)

Volume

4,221,163

Today's Range

4,095.00

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4,254.50

52 Week Range

3,960.00

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5,333.00

As of on the London Stock Exchange (LON) ∙ Minimum 15 minute delay

Latest Developments

Unilever CFO says still too soon to know impact of Coronavirus on business

Feb 18 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc <ULVR.L>: :EXEC AT CAGNY CONFERENCE- WE HAVE BUILT UP A 600 MILLION NEW PRESTIGE BUSINESS IN BEAUTY CATEGORY AS OF 2019.CFO AT CAGNY CONFERENCE- "WE ARE BEING BOLDER AND MORE CHOICEFUL ON WHICH INNOVATIONS WE BACK AND WHICH INNOVATIONS WE STOP".CFO- HAVE SEEN SHARE LOSSES IN SKIN CLEANSING BUSINESS IN INDIA; MAKING PRICING AND MARKETING CHANGES TO REINVIGORATE GROWTH.CFO- IN LEAD COUNTRIES OF BRAZIL AND AUSTRALIA, REXONA CLINICAL RANGE HAS HIT 3% MARKET SHARE IN DEODORANT CATEGORY.CFO- CONSUMERS CHALLENGED IN BRAZIL, BUT WE SAW STABILITY IN 2019 AND EXPECT THAT TO CONTINUE.CFO- STILL TOO SOON TO KNOW TOTAL IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS ON OUR BUSINESS.CFO- FOODSERVICE BUSINESS OF 600 MILLION EUROS IN CHINA IS SIGNIFICANTLY IMPACTED.CFO- DESPITE HYPERINFLATION, IN ARGENTINA VOLUMES REMAIN AHEAD OF MARKET DECLINES AND ALSO SAW SOME VOLUME GROWTH.CFO- WE ARE PIVOTING OUR PORTFOLIO TO HIGHER GROWTH SEGMENTS IN BEAUTY AND PERSONAL CARE SUCH AS PRESTIGE BEAUTY.CFO- PRESTIGE BEAUTY GROWING AT 10% PER ANNUM AND IS ON TRACK FOR ITS 1 BILLION EURO IN SALES AMBITION.CFO- PEPSICO LIPTON JV IS WITHIN SCOPE OF TEA BUSINESS REVIEW.

Unilever Expects Underlying Sales Growth In Lower Half Of Multi-Yr 3-5% Range In 2020

Jan 30 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc <ULVR.L>::FINAL RESULTS.FY DILUTED EPS FELL 38.4 PERCENT TO 2.14 EUR.FY UNDERLYING EPS ROSE 8.1 PERCENT TO 2.55 EUR.IN 2020, OUR UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH IS EXPECTED TO BE IN LOWER HALF OF MULTI-YEAR 3-5% RANGE.FIRST HALF UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH WILL BE BELOW 3%.FY UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH OF 2.9% WITH 1.2% VOLUME AND 1.6% PRICE.CONTINUING TO EVALUATE OUR PORTFOLIO AND HAVE INITIATED A STRATEGIC REVIEW OF OUR GLOBAL TEA BUSINESS.REMAINING ON TRACK FOR 2020 GOALS.FY UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH OF 2.9% WITH 1.2% VOLUME AND 1.6% PRICE.IMPACT OF CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAK IS UNKNOWN AT THIS TIME.FY UNDERLYING OPERATING MARGIN INCREASED 50BPS WITH 30BPS FROM GROSS MARGIN.FY TURNOVER INCREASED 2.0% WITH A POSITIVE IMPACT FROM CURRENCY AND A NEGATIVE IMPACT FROM SPREADS DISPOSAL.THERE HAS BEEN A SIGNIFICANT SLOWDOWN DURING 2019 IN SOUTH ASIA AND CO HAS SEEN SOME MARKET SOFTENING IN CHINA.WHILE PARTS OF LATIN AMERICA HAVE BEEN VOLATILE, CO HAS SEEN SIGNS OF IMPROVEMENT IN BRAZIL.FY OPERATING MARGIN AND NET PROFIT DECREASED DUE TO EUR 4.3 BILLION PRIOR YEAR GAIN FROM SPREADS DISPOSAL.SOUTH EAST ASIAN MARKETS MAINTAINED GOOD GROWTH WHILE DEVELOPED MARKETS, IN PARTICULAR EUROPE, REMAINED CHALLENGING..FY TURNOVER 52.0 BILLION EUROS VERSUS 51 BILLION EUROS AS REPORTED A YEAR EARLIER.SAW STRONG GROWTH FROM EMERGING MARKETS AND HOME CARE DIVISION.OVERALL GROWTH WAS SLIGHTLY BELOW OUR GUIDED RANGE FOR YEAR DUE TO SLOWDOWN WE SAW IN Q4.

Unilever, Sundial Brands Launch New Line Of Textured Hair Care Products At Target

Jan 22 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC <ULVR.L>::UNILEVER - CO, SUNDIAL BRANDS LAUNCHED A NEW LINE OF TEXTURED HAIR CARE PRODUCTS AVAILABLE EXCLUSIVELY AT TARGET.

Unilever CEO says India's rural markets leading South Asia slowdown, cuts in forecast

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc <ULVR.L>::CEO ON CONF CALL- SOUTH ASIA MARKET HAS SLOWED TO BELOW 5% GROWTH VERSUS. 10% GROWTH LAST YEAR.CEO ON CONF CALL- SOUTH ASIA MARKET HAS SLOWED TO BELOW 5% GROWTH VERSUS. 10% GROWTH LAST YEAR; THERE IS "SIGNIFICANT DECELERATION".CEO ON CONF CALL- MAIN SLOWDOWN IN SOUTH ASIA IS COMING FROM INDIA'S RURAL MARKETS.CEO - IN AFRICA, LIQUIDTY SQUEEZE IN NIGERIA AND GHANA HAS CARRIED ON WITH NO RELIEF IN Q4.CEO - CONSUMER DEMAND IN NIGERIA AND GHANA IS ALSO DOWN AND LIQUIDITY CRUNCH IS AFFECTING DISRUPTION.CEO - TOUGH ECONOMIC FACTORS IN NIGERIA, GHANA LIKELY TO CONTINUE FOR WHILE.CEO - "LOOKS LIKE INDIA WILL TRY TO COME BACK IN THE SECOND HALF OF NEXT YEAR".CEO - "WE ARE NOW BACK TO SIGNIFICANT SHARE GROWTH IN ICE CREAM IN NORTH AMERICA..NOT BIG CONTRIBUTOR TO GUIDANCE TODAY".CFO - EASTERN EUROPE , SOUTHERN EUROPE PERFORMS STRONG FOR US, BUT NORTHERN EUROPE IS TOUGH WHERE PRICING IS CHALLENGING.

Unilever Sees 2019 Underlying Sales Growth Slightly Below Prior View

Dec 17 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC <ULVR.L>::UNILEVER SALES UPDATE.EXPECTS UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH FOR 2019 TO BE SLIGHTLY BELOW ITS GUIDANCE OF LOWER HALF OF ITS 3-5% MULTI-YEAR RANGE.FULL YEAR UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH IS EXPECTED TO BE IN LOWER HALF OF MULTI-YEAR RANGE..FY EARNINGS, MARGIN AND CASH ARE NOT EXPECTED TO BE IMPACTED.DUE TO CHALLENGES IN CERTAIN MARKETS, WE EXPECT A SLIGHT MISS TO OUR FULL YEAR UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH DELIVERY.LOOKING AHEAD TO 2020, GROWTH WILL BE SECOND-HALF WEIGHTED.WHILE CO EXPECTS IMPROVEMENT IN H1 2020 VERSUS THIS QUARTER, CO EXPECT THAT FIRST HALF GROWTH WILL BE BELOW 3%.

Unilever Appoints Conny Braams To New Role Of Chief Digital & Marketing Officer

Dec 3 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC <ULVR.L>::UNILEVER ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO THE UNILEVER LEADERSHIP EXECUTIVE.CONNY BRAAMS, EVP, UNILEVER MIDDLE EUROPE, HAS BEEN APPOINTED TO NEW ROLE OF CHIEF DIGITAL & MARKETING OFFICER.BRAAMS WILL BEGIN HER NEW ROLE ON 1 JANUARY 2020.FABIAN GARCIA, FORMER PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OF REVLON, HAS BEEN APPOINTED PRESIDENT, UNILEVER NORTH AMERICA.AMANDA SOURRY, PRESIDENT, UNILEVER NORTH AMERICA, DECIDED TO RETIRE FROM CO TO PURSUE NEW OPPORTUNITIES.

Unilever Says Co Not Exploring A Sale Of Its Tea Business

Nov 25 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC <ULVR.L>::UNILEVER PLC SAYS NOT EXPLORING A SALE OF ITS TEA BUSINESS.

Unilever To Dispose Direct Application Business In Central America

Nov 19 (Reuters) - Unilever::UNILEVER TO DISPOSE ITS DIRECT APPLICATION BUSINESS IN CENTRAL AMERICA.UNILEVER - RECEIVED OFFER FROM INDUSTRIA LA POPULAR TO ACQUIRE ITS DIRECT APPLICATION SOAP BARS BUSINESS IN CENTRAL AMERICA.UNILEVER - RIGHTS TO USE BRANDS XTRA, SURF, UNOX AND RINSO WILL BE RETAINED BY UNILEVER.

Unilever CEO says open to M&A large and small but will be disciplined with valuations

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc <ULVR.L>::CEO AT ANNUAL INVESTOR MEET - GROWTH IS OUR PRIORITY, NOT HAPPY TO REMAIN IN LOWER END OF 3-5% SALES GROWTH RANGE GUIDANCE.CEO AT ANNUAL INVESTOR MEET - WILL CONTINUE TO DISPOSE OFF LOWER GROWTH BRANDS AND BUSINESSES.CEO AT ANNUAL INVESTOR MEET - WE ARE OPEN TO M&A LARGE AND SMALL, BUT WILL BE DISCIPLINED WITH VALUATIONS.CEO- WE HAVE A 140 MILLION POUND BUSINESS IN MYANMAR; EXPECT IT TO BE ON TRACK TO BE A 500 MILLION POUND BUSINESS IN DUE COURSE.CEO- WHEN IT COMES TO MARKETING, WE ARE SHIFTING FROM TRADITIONAL ADVERTISING TO PRODUCING CONTENT AT OUR OWN STUDIOS.CEO- WILL NOT BE ISSUING A MARGIN UPDATE GUIDANCE AT THIS TIME.CEO- EXPECT A SLOWDOWN IN SMALL DEALS FROM UNILEVER.CEO- EXPECT ACQUISITIONS TO IMPROVE OUR BOTTOMLINE FASTER THAN UNILEVER'S REGULAR BRANDS OVER THE NEXT YEAR.

Unilever Chairman Marijn Dekkers Steps Down

Nov 13 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC <ULVR.L>::UNILEVER CHAIRMAN ANNOUNCEMENT.MARIJN DEKKERS STEPS DOWN; NILS ANDERSEN APPOINTED CHAIRMAN.NILS ANDERSEN, NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, HAS BEEN APPOINTED BY BOARD TO SUCCEED MARIJN AS CHAIRMAN OF UNILEVER.MARIJN DEKKERS HAS DECIDED TO STEP DOWN AS CHAIRMAN.NILS WILL STEP DOWN FROM AUDIT COMMITTEE AND BE APPOINTED AS CHAIR OF NOMINATING AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE.MARIJN HAS CHOSEN TO STAND DOWN AS CHAIRMAN TO FOCUS ON RESPONSIBILITIES AS FOUNDER AND CHAIRMAN OF NOVALIS LIFESCIENCES.MARIJN WILL CONTINUE TO SERVE AS A NON-EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF UNILEVER.

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