Purchase 25 shares Unilever

Today I bought 25 shares Unilever (EPA:UNA) at a price of €48,89 including transaction fee’s. I already owned 20 shares Unilever so with this new purchase I now own in total 45 shares Unilever. Unilever is currently paying a €0,3875 per share per quarter. This is a yearly dividend of €1,55. The current dividend yield of Unilever (EPA:UNA) is 3,17%. My average purchase price is increasing by this purchase from €40,92 to €45,90

with this purchase I add €38,75 to my yearly estimated dividend income.

I decided to buy more shares of Unilever (EPA:UNA) to add a steady defensive consumer goods company to my portfolio.

I have 4 transactions Unilver on record:

1st purchase: 20 shares @ €38,59
2nd sell: -10 shares @ €44,89
3rd purchase: 10 shares @ €43,25
4th purchase: 25 shares @ €48,89

Unilever N.V. operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. The company operates through Personal Care, Home Care, Foods, and Refreshment segments. The Personal Care segment offers skincare and haircare products, deodorants, and oral care products. This segment markets its products under the Axe, Dove, Lux, Rexona, Sunsilk, TRESemmé, Signal, Lifebuoy, Vaseline, Dermalogica, Murad, Dollar Shave Club, Zest & Camay, and Seventh Generation brands. The Home Care segment provides home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars, and various cleaning products under the Dirt is Good, Surf, Comfort, Domestos, Sunlight, Cif, Pureit, Blueair, and Radiant brands. The Foods segment provides soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines, and spreads under the Knorr, Hellmann’s, Bango, Maizena, Robertsons, and Kissan brands. The Refreshment segment offers ice cream and tea-based beverages under the Heartbrand, Magnum, Lipton, Brooke Bond, Ben & Jerry’s, Pure Leaf, Taj Mahal, Grom, Talenti, and Breyers brands.

2 thoughts on “Purchase 25 shares Unilever”

  1. I’m a fan of Unilever as well so I think this is an excellent buy. I’m a but hesitant at adding because of the share price but maybe you just convinced me to check it again for my (late) August buy.

    1. I can understand you, I normally have a preference to buy stocks when they are moving around a 52 weeks low. Unilever is more close to the 52 weeks high.

      I have Unilever on my watchlist for some time. I was planning to buy more shares if the share price would be more close to the 52 weeks low. The share price is last few months moving in a small range and I decided this month to add more Unilever to my portfolio. Stock price can go down slightly, but it not feels to me like it will influence my long term returns big time.

      My decision to buy Unilever is also heavily influenced by me planning only eurozone with a preference for stocks with a defensive profile. I’m overweight in USD and underweighted in consumer goods/food shares. So the few months I will probably add more consumer defensive, non cyclical stocks to my portfolio. Unilever I consider one of the best picks at the moment from the consumer defensive companies on my watchlist currently so I decided to not bet on a lower share price, but to buy them now.

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