Unilever Nv (NYSE:UN).
Raymond James & Associates reports that it bought 7,171 shares in the previous quarter increasing its exposure to Unilever Nv by 1.3%. Its investment was worth $33,579,000 an increase of 8.2% as of the end of the quarter.
Several firms have shifted positions in (UN). Greenleaf Trust augmented its stake by buying 4,826 shares an increase of 24.4% as of 09/30/2017. Greenleaf Trust now holds 24,607 shares worth $1,453,000. The value of the position overall is up by 32.9%. Raymond James & Associates grew its position by buying 7,171 shares an increase of 1.3% in the quarter. Raymond James & Associates controls 568,745 shares valued at $33,579,000. The total value of its holdings increased 8.2%.
As of the end of the quarter Raymond James & Associates had bought a total of 7,171 shares growing its holdings by 1.3%. The value of the investment in Unilever Nv increased from $31,038,000 to $33,579,000 a change of 8.2% quarter to quarter. As of quarter end Birinyi Associates Inc had acquired 250 shares growing its position 0.6%. The value of the investment in UN went from $2,143,000 to $2,304,000 a change of $161,000 quarter over quarter.
As of the end of the quarter Thornburg Investment Management Inc had disposed of a total of 10,233 shares trimming its stake by 3.4%. The value of the company’s investment in Unilever Nv went from $16,489,000 to $17,010,000 increasing 3.2% since the last quarter.
September 7 investment analysts at J P Morgan Chase & Co kept a “Neutral” rating on the company.
The company is down by 0.54% since yesterday’s close of 57.08. Unilever Nv currently has a P/E ratio of 23.72 and the market cap of the company is 166.72B. In the last earnings report the EPS was $2.39 with 1.27B shares outstanding.
Investors are feeling more bearish on shares of Unilever Nv recently as shown by the uptick in short interest. The stock had a rise in short interest between September 29, 2017 and October 13, 2017 of 42.93%. Short interest grew from 2,354,144 to 3,364,784 over that timeframe. With short interest at 3,364,784 and short average daily volume at 2,072,314, the short-interest ratio is 2.0 and the percentage of shorted shares was 0.00% on October 13.