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Unilever PLC (ULVR.L)

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18 Oct 2019
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Latest Key Developments (Source: Significant Developments)

Unilever Q3 Underlying Sales Grow 2.9%, Affirms FY Sales Growth View
Thursday, 17 Oct 2019 

Oct 17 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::3RD QUARTER TRADING STATEMENT.FOR FULL YEAR, WE CONTINUE TO EXPECT UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH TO BE IN LOWER HALF OF OUR MULTI-YEAR 3-5% RANGE.QTRLY UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH 2.9% WITH VOLUME 1.4% AND PRICE 1.5%.QUARTERLY DIVIDEND PAYABLE IN DECEMBER 2019 EUR 0.4104 PER SHARE.FOR FULL YEAR, CONTINUE TO EXPECT IMPROVEMENT IN UNDERLYING OPERATING MARGIN THAT KEEPS US ON TRACK FOR 2020 TARGET.QTRLY TURNOVER INCREASED 5.8% WHICH INCLUDED A POSITIVE IMPACT OF 2.3% FROM CURRENCY AND 0.8% FROM ACQUISITIONS.QTRLY TURNOVER EUR 13.3 BILLION, UP 5.8%.QTRLY EMERGING MARKETS UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH 5.1% WITH VOLUME 2.2% AND PRICE 2.8%.IN EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA GROWTH REMAINED LOW IN QUARTER.SOUTH EAST ASIAN MARKETS CONTINUED TO GROW WELL, WHILST GROWTH IN INDIA SOFTENED FURTHER AND CHINA SLOWED A LITTLE IN QUARTER.IN LATIN AMERICA ECONOMIC ENVIRONMENT "REMAINS DIFFICULT".  Full Article

Unilever CFO says Co's global Amazon business is below 200 mln pounds
Thursday, 26 Sep 2019 

Sept 26 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc CFO GRAEME PITKETHLY::CFO AT BERNSTEIN CONFERENCE- BELIEVE AYUSH BRAND IN INDIA WILL DO 14-16 MILLION POUNDS THIS YEAR.CFO - "WE ARE GOBBLING UP SHARE AGAIN IN ARGENTINA".CFO - E-COMMERCE IS 5 PERCENT OF SALES OF UNILEVER BUT GROWING AT 30 PERCENT YEAR OVER YEAR.CFO - "OUR GLOBAL AMAZON BUSINESS IS LESS THAN 200 MILLION (POUNDS)".  Full Article

Unilever Updates On Treatment Of Hyperinflationary Countries For Results Reports
Wednesday, 18 Sep 2019 

Sept 18 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::TREATMENT OF HYPERINFLATIONARY COUNTRIES.OUR Q2 RESULTS THAT WE WOULD REVIEW OUR DEFINITION OF UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH.NEW DEFINITION OF USG FOR ALL COUNTRIES WITH HYPERINFLATIONARY ECONOMIES WILL BE ADOPTED FROM Q3 2019 ONWARDS.NORMALISED LEVEL OF PRICE GROWTH WILL BE INCLUDED IN USG, WHICH WILL BE CAPPED AT AN ANNUAL RATE.NEW DEFINITION BETTER REFLECTS OUR NORMAL PRICING ACTIONS, DISTINCT FROM THOSE TAKEN TO RESPOND TO HYPERINFLATIONARY CONDITIONS.  Full Article

Unilever COO Says Purpose-Led Brands Sell At Two Times The Pace As Other Brands - Barclays Conference
Wednesday, 4 Sep 2019 

Sept 3 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::COO NITIN PARANJAPE - HAVE 38 MARKETS IN EXCESS OF 100 MILLION IN TURNOVER, WITH 16 OF THOSE MARKETS WITH MORE THAN 500 MILLION - BARCLAYS CONFERENCE.COO - PURPOSE-LED BRANDS SELL AT TWO TIMES THE PACE AS THE OTHER BRANDS - BARCLAYS CONFERENCE.  Full Article

Unilever Says HY Underlying Sales Grew 3.3%
Thursday, 25 Jul 2019 

July 25 (Reuters) - Unilever Plc ::2019 FIRST HALF YEAR RESULTS.HY UNDERLYING SALES GREW 3.3% WITH VOLUME 1.2% AND PRICE 2.1%.HY EMERGING MARKETS UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH 6.2% WITH VOLUME 2.5% AND PRICE 3.6%.QTRLY TURNOVER EUR 13.7 BILLION, DOWN 0.1%.HY UNDERLYING EARNINGS PER SHARE €1.27.HY EARNINGS PER SHARE EUR 1.14.QTRLY UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH 3.5%.FOR FULL YEAR, CO CONTINUES TO EXPECT UNDERLYING SALES GROWTH TO BE IN LOWER HALF OF OUR MULTI-YEAR 3-5% RANGE.ON TRACK FOR 2020 TARGET.SAYS GROWTH IN ITS MARKETS WAS MIXED.MARKET GROWTH IN EUROPE AND NORTH AMERICA WAS HELD BACK BY IMPACT OF WEATHER ON ICE CREAM SALES.IN EMERGING MARKETS CO CONTINUED TO SEE GOOD MOMENTUM PARTICULARLY IN CHINA AND SOUTH EAST ASIA.INDIA SAW STRONG MARKET GROWTH, THOUGH IT MODERATED, AS EXPECTED.CLOSING NET DEBT INCREASED TO EUR 24.2 BILLION COMPARED WITH EUR 22.6 BILLION AT 31 DECEMBER 2018.  Full Article

Unilever Says Depositary Receipt Structure To Be Terminated On June 28
Thursday, 27 Jun 2019 

June 27 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER NV DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE.BOARD OF NV TRUST OFFICE HAS RESOLVED TO TERMINATE DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE OF UNILEVER NV.DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE WILL BE TERMINATED ON FRIDAY 28 JUNE 2019 AFTER CLOSE OF TRADING ON EURONEXT AMSTERDAM.DEPOSITARY RECEIPTS OF UNILEVER NV ORDINARY SHARES WILL BE CANCELLED AND DR HOLDERS WILL IN RETURN RECEIVE UNILEVER NV ORDINARY SHARES.  Full Article

Unilever To Close Henderson Manufacturing Facility
Tuesday, 25 Jun 2019 

June 25 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::TO CLOSE HENDERSON MANUFACTURING FACILITY.ICE CREAM PRODUCTION AT HENDERSON FACILITY WILL CEASE EFFECTIVE AUGUST 30.ICE CREAM PRODUCTION WILL BE RELOCATED TO UNILEVER’S OTHER ICE CREAM MANUFACTURING LOCATIONS IN THE UNITED STATES.CLOSURE OF HENDERSON MANUFACTURING FACILITY WILL AFFECT ABOUT 300 EMPLOYEES.CLOSURE OF HENDERSON SITE WILL BE COMPLETED IN Q4 2019.  Full Article

Unilever Announces Prices Bonds On European Markets
Tuesday, 4 Jun 2019 

June 4 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV. - UNILEVER PRICES BONDS ON EUROPEAN MARKETS.UNILEVER PLC - PRICED EUR 650 MILLION AND £500 MILLION IN BONDS ON EUROPEAN MARKETS TODAY.UNILEVER - BONDS COMPRISE EUR 650 MILLION OF 1.500 PER CENT FIXED RATE NOTES DUE JUNE 2039 AND £500 MILLION OF 1.500 PER CENT FIXED RATE NOTES DUE JULY 2026..UNILEVER PLC - BONDS HAVE AN ANTICIPATED ISSUE DATE OF 11(TH) JUNE 2019..UNILEVER PLC - INTENDS TO USE PROCEEDS FOR GENERAL CORPORATE PURPOSES..  Full Article

Unilever Has Requested NV Trust Office To Consider Termination Of Depositary Receipt Structure
Wednesday, 1 May 2019 

May 1 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV. - UNILEVER DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE.UNILEVER - REQUESTED NV TRUST OFFICE TO CONSIDER INITIATING TERMINATION OF DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE.UNILEVER - NV TRUST OFFICE HAS AGREED TO START REQUIRED PROCESS TO CONSIDER INITIATING TERMINATION OF DEPOSITARY RECEIPT STRUCTURE.  Full Article

‍Unilever Announces Programme To Purchase Shares Up To 165 Mln Euros
Monday, 29 Apr 2019 

April 29 (Reuters) - Unilever PLC ::UNILEVER PLC UNILEVER NV. - SHARE PURCHASE PROGRAMME MANAGEMENT SHARE SCHEME.ANNOUNCES A PROGRAMME TO PURCHASE SHARES UP TO AN AGGREGATE MARKET VALUE EQUIVALENT OF EUR 165 MILLION..PURPOSE OF PROGRAMME IS TO ENABLE GROUP TO MEET SHARE AWARD OBLIGATIONS UNDER ITS MANAGEMENT CO-INVESTMENT PLAN.PROGRAMME WILL COMMENCE ON 29 APRIL 2019 AND WILL END NO LATER THAN CLOSE OF BUSINESS ON 17 MAY.A MAXIMUM OF 995,000 UNILEVER SHARES AND 1.8 MILLION UNILEVER NV SHARES WILL BE PURCHASED.UP TO 81,000 ADS OF UNILEVER PLC AND UP TO 891,000 NEW YORK REGISTRY SHARES OF UNILEVER NV WILL BE REPURCHASED.  Full Article

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Emerging markets come off the boil for Nestle and Unilever

ZURICH/LONDON Global consumer goods companies have been banking on emerging markets to drive their growth, so signs on Thursday that sales have come off the boil in the once-booming economies of China and India could set alarm bells ringing. | Video