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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 Ratings3.9
Culture scoreB

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)153,000(-4%)
Job Openings235
Revenue (FY, 2019)€52 B(+2%)
Share Price (May 2020)£4.1 K(-1%)

Key People/Management at Unilever

Alan Jope

Alan Jope

Chief Executive Officer
Graeme Pitkethly

Graeme Pitkethly

CFO
Conny Braams

Conny Braams

Chief Digital & Marketing Officer
Laura Cha

Laura Cha

Non-Executive Director
Leena Nair

Leena Nair

Chief Human Resources Officer
Vittorio Colao

Vittorio Colao

Non-Executive 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 (21-May-2020)

107.9b

Closing stock price (21-May-2020)

4.1k

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

4.2b

EV

132.0b
Unilever's current market capitalization is £107.9 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)
EURY, 2019

EV/EBIT

15.2 x

EV/CFO

16.3 x

Revenue/Employee

339.7k

Debt/Equity

2 x

Debt/Assets

0.4 x

Financial Leverage

4.7 x

P/E Ratio

1.9k
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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
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
Sir Kensington’sApril 20, 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 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

Unilever makes over 2,000 bottles of hand sanitizer for the community

As part of their National Day of Service, the Unilever facility in Jonesboro donated two pallets of hand sanitizer totaling over 2,000 bottles.

Unilever’s United for America Movement Mobilizes its Brands, People, and Partners for First Annual Day of Service

As part of its United for America initiative, Unilever is hosting its first annual Day of Service on May 21. The company will donate the equivalent of one day’s worth of the products manufactured at its U.S. factories to Feeding America and Direct Relief, employees will spend time virtually voluntee…

GlaxoSmithKline sells $3.35B Unilever India stake in unwinding of consumer health business

GlaxoSmithKline has offloaded a chunk of its consumer health business in a deal that earned the company more proceeds than expected.

Unilever Indonesia books 6.5% profit growth in Q1 as consumer goods still sell

Consumer goods giant PT Unilever Indonesia reported a 6.53 percent growth in net profit in the first quarter of 2020 as domestic and foreign sales saw an upsurge amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Unilever Reports Flat First-Quarter Sales, Suspends 2020 Guidance

Unilever (NYSE:UN) reported first-quarter earnings before the market opened on Thursday. Sales for the period were roughly flat year over year as growth for U.S. sales were offset by weakened performance in emerging markets.

Unilever Sales Growth to Miss Forecast This Year and Next

Underlying growth will be in the lower half of the company’s multiyear range of 3% to 5% in 2020: Unilever.
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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, Graeme Pitkethly and Conny Braams.

  • 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 Colgate Palmolive, Kimberly-Clark and Procter & Gamble.

  • 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.