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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 Ratings4.2
Overall CultureF

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)153,000(-4%)
Job Openings886
Revenue (FY, 2019)€52 B(+2%)
Share Price (Sept 2021)£39.7
Cybersecurity ratingDMore

Key People/Management at Unilever

Alan Jope

Alan Jope

Chief Executive Officer & Director
Rebecca Marmot

Rebecca Marmot

Chief Sustainability Officer
Giulia Stellari

Giulia Stellari

Sustainable Sourcing Director
Conny Braams

Conny Braams

Chief Digital & Marketing Officer
Leena Nair

Leena Nair

Chief Human Resources Officer
Laura Cha

Laura Cha

Non-Executive Director
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Unilever Office Locations

Unilever has offices in London, Birkenhead, Leatherhead, Englewood Cliffs and in 61 other locations
London, GB (HQ)
Unilever House 100 Victoria Embankment
Birkenhead, GB
New Ferry
Leatherhead, GB
Unilever House, 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-Sept-2021)

103.6b

Closing stock price (15-Sept-2021)

39.7

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

4.2b

EV

127.7b
Unilever's current market capitalization is £103.6 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

400400400

Countries

190190190190

Manufacturing Facilities

306400300

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

D

69/100

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Unilever Online and Social Media Presence

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Unilever Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    F

    35/100

  • CEO Rating

    F

    30/100

  • Compensation

    F

    10/100

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Unilever News and Updates

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Dublin, Aug. 30, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Global Green Tea Market" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The Global Green Tea Market size was valued at USD 11.90 billion by 2019 which is expected to reach at USD 25.66 billion by 2027 at a CAGR 8.3%.The global market is e…

Global Personal Care Appliances Market (2021 to 2027) - Featuring Panasonic, Unilever and Procter & Gamble Among Others

Dublin, Aug. 25, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Personal Care Appliances Market 2021-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

Former Google, Unilever execs’ Indian D2C product sampling startup raises $6m

With more than 5 million users, Smytten is one of the largest D2C sampling platforms in India.

North America Hand Sanitiser Markets, Forecasts & Competitive Landscape Report 2021-2026 Featuring Leading Players - P&G, J&J, Henkel, Unilever, & Reckitt Benckiser

DUBLIN, Aug. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The "North America Hand Sanitiser Market Report and Forecast 2021-2026" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The market was valued at $3 billion in 2020 after growing at a CAGR of 11% during 2016-2020 The North America hand...

Bernstein analysts think infamous activist investor Nelson Peltz could be coming for Unilever next and would push to sell off low-performing divisions

Summary List PlacementNelson Peltz is leaving Procter & Gamble's board of directors. Some analysts already have theories about where the activist investor might go next. Peltz plans to depart the consumer goods maker's board later this year, Reuters reported August 9. He joined the board of P&…

Unilever Forced to Buy Dollars at 9% Above Market in Nigeria

Unilever Forced to Buy Dollars at 9% Above Market in Nigeria
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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, Rebecca Marmot and Giulia Stellari.

  • 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 Onion Global, Danone and Essity.

  • 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 61 other locations.

  • How many offices does Unilever have?

    Unilever has 69 offices.