Unilever NV ( UN ) will begin trading ex-dividend on November 02, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.422 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 13, 2017. Shareholders who purchased UN prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 19.89% increase over prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $57.96, the dividend yield is 2.91%.
The previous trading day's last sale of UN was $57.96, representing a -5.94% decrease from the 52 week high of $61.62 and a 50.9% increase over the 52 week low of $38.41.
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 2017 as 29.81%, compared to an industry average of 11.5%.
Interested in gaining exposure to UN through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have UN as a top-10 holding:
- EcoLogical Strategy ETF ( HECO )
- First Trust High Income ETF ( FTHI )
- PowerShares International Dividend Achievers Portfolio ( PID ).
The top-performing ETF of this group is HECO with an increase of 9.06% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of UN at 3.14%.