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Unilever produces and supplies fast moving consumer goods in food, home, and personal care product categories. 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. The Foods segment offers soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, and margarines and spreads. The Refreshment segment provides ice creams and tea-based beverages.

TypePublic
Founded1929
HQLondon, GB
Websiteunilever.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)153,000(-4%)
Revenue (FY, 2019)€52 B(+2%)
Share Price (Jan 2021)£0.4 (-98%)
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Unilever

Alan Jope

Alan Jope

Chief Executive Officer
Conny Braams

Conny Braams

Chief Digital & Marketing Officer
Graeme Pitkethly

Graeme Pitkethly

Chief Financial Officer
Leena Nair

Leena Nair

Chief Human Resources Officer
Laura Cha

Laura Cha

Non-Executive Director
Youngme Moon

Youngme Moon

Professor Vice-Chair and Senior Independent Director
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Unilever Office Locations

Unilever has offices in London, Birkenhead, Leatherhead, Englewood Cliffs and in 62 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Unilever House 100 Victoria Embankment
Birkenhead, GB
New Ferry
Leatherhead, GB
Springfield Dr
Munro, AR
Alf. H. Bouchard 4191
Sydney, AU
Level 17 2 Park Street
Wien, AT
Rund Vier C, Stella-Klein-Löw-Weg 13
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Unilever Financials and Metrics

Unilever Revenue

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Unilever's revenue was reported to be €51.98 b in FY, 2019 which is a 2% increase from the previous period.
EUR

Revenue (FY, 2019)

52.0b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

2%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

22.9b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

44%

Net income (FY, 2019)

6.0b

EBIT (FY, 2019)

8.7b

Market capitalization (15-Jan-2021)

115.0b

Closing stock price (15-Jan-2021)

0.4

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

4.2b

EV

139.1b
Unilever's current market capitalization is £115 b.
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

52.7b53.7b51.0b52.0b

Revenue growth, %

2%(5%)2%

Cost of goods sold

30.2b30.5b28.8b29.1b

Gross profit

22.5b23.2b22.2b22.9b
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

27.7b26.4b26.1b

EBIT

4.8b4.5b4.6b

EBIT margin, %

17%17%18%

Pre tax profit

4.6b4.3b4.4b
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

3.4b3.3b3.2b4.2b

Accounts Receivable

3.3b3.4b4.4b4.9b

Inventories

4.3b4.0b4.3b4.2b

Current Assets

20.6b17.0b15.5b16.4b
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

5.0b4.0b3.9b

Inventories

4.2b4.2b4.4b

Current Assets

16.6b19.8b17.6b

PP&E

11.1b10.1b12.1b
Annual
EURFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

5.5b6.5b9.8b6.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5b1.5b1.7b2.0b

Inventories

190.0m(104.0m)(471.0m)313.0m

Accounts Payable

(281.0m)542.0m976.0m123.0m
Half Year
EURH1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

3.3b3.2b3.2b

Depreciation and Amortization

763.0m983.0m965.0m

Cash From Operating Activities

3.3b2.4b2.4b

Capital Expenditures

(672.0m)(495.0m)(558.0m)
EURFY, 2016

Debt/Equity

1 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

3.3 x
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Unilever Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Brands

400 400 400

Countries

190 190 190 190

Manufacturing Facilities

306 400 300

Suppliers

175
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Unilever Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
SmartyPants VitaminsNovember 26, 2020
TatchaJuly 29, 2019
The Laundress IncJanuary 30, 2019
The Vegetarian ButcherDecember 20, 2018
Sundial BrandsNovember 27, 2017
TazoNovember 02, 2017$384 m
Mãe TerraOctober 02, 2017
Carver KoreaSeptember 25, 2017€2.27 b
Pukka HerbsSeptember 07, 2017
HourglassJune 19, 2017
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Unilever Revenue Breakdown

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Unilever revenue breakdown by business segment: 20.8% from Home Care, 37.1% from Foods & Refreshmen and 42.1% from Beauty & Personal Care

Unilever revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 76.5% from Others, 16.7% from United States and 6.7% from Netherlands/United Kingdom

Unilever Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

75/100

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Unilever Online and Social Media Presence

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Unilever Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    B

    70/100

  • CEO Rating

    B+

    73/100

  • Compensation

    A-

    75/100

  • Diversity

    B

    72/100

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Unilever News and Updates

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Dublin, Jan. 18, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Nutritional/Functional Bars Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

How This Founder's Drink Mix Company Made Fans of Justin Bieber, the L.A. Lakers, and Unilever

Brandin Cohen says he found just the right buyer for Liquid I.V. to increase its reach globally.

Global Hand Cream and Hand Lotion Market Report 2020-2030 Featuring Unilever, Johnson & Johnson, Procter & Gamble, Coty, Beiersdorf, LYNX, Whealthfields Lohmann, Jahwa, and Suave

Dublin, Dec. 28, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Hand Cream and Hand Lotion Global Market Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Growth and Change" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Hand Cream and Hand Lotion Market Global Report 2020-30: COVID-19 Growth and Change provides the strateg…

Dada Group Strengthens Partnership with Unilever to Create a Data-Driven On-Demand Retail Model

SHANGHAI, Dec. 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dada Group (Nasdaq: DADA) ("Dada" or the "Company"), China's leading local on-demand delivery and retail platform, and Unilever, a global leader in fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG), announced a new strategic partnership to create a data-driven...

Unilever to put climate plan to shareholder vote

Unilever will put its climate action transition plan to a shareholder vote, the consumer goods giant announced today, the first The post Unilever to put climate plan to shareholder vote appeared first on CityAM.

Ben & Jerry's maker Unilever is offering a 4-day working week at full pay to its New Zealand staff — and all its 150,000 worldwide employees could be next

Summary List Placement Consumer goods giant Unilever is offering all 81 of its New Zealand workers a four-day week – and they don't have to take a pay cut. Staff will retain their full salaries while working 80% of their usual contracted hours. The new structure will give them more flexibility to…
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Unilever Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Unilever founded?

    Unilever was founded in 1929.

  • Who are Unilever key executives?

    Unilever's key executives are Alan Jope, Conny Braams and Graeme Pitkethly.

  • How many employees does Unilever have?

    Unilever has 153,000 employees.

  • What is Unilever revenue?

    Latest Unilever annual revenue is €52 b.

  • What is Unilever revenue per employee?

    Latest Unilever revenue per employee is €339.7 k.

  • Who are Unilever competitors?

    Competitors of Unilever include Danone, Essity and Estee Lauder.

  • Where is Unilever headquarters?

    Unilever headquarters is located at Unilever House 100 Victoria Embankment, London.

  • Where are Unilever offices?

    Unilever has offices in London, Birkenhead, Leatherhead, Englewood Cliffs and in 62 other locations.

  • How many offices does Unilever have?

    Unilever has 70 offices.