Aggressive’ Bullish Options Activity Seen in Unilever N.V. (ADR)

 Aggressive' Bullish Options Activity Seen in Unilever N.V. (ADR)

In today’s session Unilever N.V. (ADR) (UN) registered an unusually high (112) contracts volume of call trades. Someone, most probably a professional was a very active buyer of the February, 2017 call, expecting serious UN increase. With 112 contracts traded and 3894 open interest for the Feb, 17 contract, it seems this is a quite bullish bet. The option with symbol: UN170217C00040000 closed last at: $1.3 or 44.4% up. About 416,488 shares traded hands. Unilever N.V. (ADR) (NYSE:UN) has declined 12.85% since April 26, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 18.11% the S&P500.

Unilever N.V. (ADR) (NYSE:UN) Ratings Coverage

Out of 6 analysts covering Unilever NV (NYSE:UN), 4 rate it a “Buy”, 0 “Sell”, while 2 “Hold”. This means 67% are positive. Unilever NV has been the topic of 6 analyst reports since September 25, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. Bernstein initiated the shares of UN in a report on Monday, August 22 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating by Berenberg given on Friday, September 25. The stock of Unilever N.V. (ADR) (NYSE:UN) has “Neutral” rating given on Tuesday, December 8 by Credit Suisse. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, January 12 by JP Morgan. The rating was downgraded by RBC Capital Markets to “Sector Perform” on Friday, July 22. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Wednesday, August 31 by Citigroup.

According to Zacks Investment Research, “Unilever is one of the world’s largest consumer products companies. They produce and market a wide range of foods, home and personal care products. Their leading brands include Dove, Lipton, Magnum, Omo and Rama. They are the number one producer of frozen foods in Europe, They are also a leader in the branded olive oil category the most important brand being Bertolli. They are the largest seller of packet tea in the world through our Lipton and Brooke Bond brands.”

Unilever N.V. is a fast moving consumer goods company. The company has a market cap of $116.54 billion. The Firm operates through four divisions: Personal Care, Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. It has a 21.44 P/E ratio. The Company’s Personal Care segment includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products.

UN Company Profile

Unilever N.V., incorporated in 1927, is a fast moving consumer goods company. The Firm operates through four divisions: Personal Care, Foods, Home Care and Refreshment. The Company’s Personal Care segment includes sales of skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. The Company’s Foods segment includes sales of soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads. The Company’s Home Care segment includes sales of home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products. The Company’s Refreshment segment includes sales of ice cream and tea beverages. It has approximately 10 brands, which include AXE, Dove, Knorr, Lipton, Magnum, Omo, LUX, Rexona and Surf, among others.

Another recent and important Unilever N.V. (ADR) (NYSE:UN) news was published by Marketwatch.com which published an article titled: “/quotes/zigman/3870025/realtime” on December 21, 2009.

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