Unilever NV ( UN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on May 07, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.3938 per share is scheduled to be paid on June 11, 2014. Shareholders who purchased UN stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 7.77% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $42.31, the dividend yield is 3.72%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UN was $42.31, representing a -1.58% decrease from the 52 week high of $42.99 and a 15.7% increase over the 52 week low of $36.57.
UN is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Procter & Gamble Company ( PG ) and Unilever PLC ( UL ). Zacks Investment Research reports UN's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 2.35%, compared to an industry average of 3.3%.
Interested in gaining exposure to UN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UN as a top-10 holding:
- PowerShares Intl Dividend Achievers ( PID ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is PID with an increase of 4.08% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UN at 1.92%.