Unilever N.V. (UNA) Dipped -1.121% on Feb 14

February 14, 2018 - By David Stenberg

Shares of Unilever N.V. (BIT:UNA) last traded at 43.655, representing a move of -1.121%, or -0.495 per share, on volume of shares. After opening the trading day at 43.765, shares of Unilever N.V. traded in a close range. Unilever N.V. currently has a total float of 2.81B shares and on average sees 638 shares exchange hands each day. The stock now has a 52-week low of 39.04 and high of 52.25.

The Italian Equity Market

The European economy is immensely growing and Italy is one of the many reasons behind such success. The companies that work at its markets as Unilever N.V. prefer to stay there as long as possible.

Italy cannot be underestimated when it comes to corporate governance. Its capacities as a nation go beyond the tourism front. The blooming Italian equity market is a sure testament to that.

The Italian economy might just be one of the best contributors to the growth of the European economy. It is because of countries like Italy that Europe had become the enormous regional success that it is known today. It gives more possibilities to the Unilever N.V. stocks.

Borsa Italiana/Italia Borsa/Piazza Affari

The Borsa Italiana is the primary stock exchange in Italy that is based at the Palazzo Mezzanotte in Milan. It had been established in February 1808 by Eugène de Beauharnais, Napoleonic Kingdom of Italy Viceroy— making it one of the oldest stock exchanges in the world. Like most stock exchanges, the Borsa Italiana had initially been a public entity. It had not been privatized until 1998.

In 2007, the Borsa Italiana had been acquired in an all-stock transaction by London Stock Exchange Group, leading to its merger with the London Stock Exchange.

Presently, more than 300 companies are listed on the Borsa Italiana, bringing its total market capitalization to about $645 billion.

The pre-market session on the Borsa Italiana begins at 8:00 a.m. and concludes at 9:00 a.m.; the regular session begins at 9:00 a.m. and concludes at 5:30 p.m.; and the post-market session begins at 6:00 p.m. and concludes at 8:30 p.m. The Borsa Italiana has one of the longest trading hours in the world. This gives domestic and international investors alike the opportunity to trade on it with enough time. And Unilever N.V. to receive an attention from these investors.

FTSE Milano Italia Borsa (MIB)

The FTSE MIB is the benchmark index in Italy. It is a free-float market-capitalization-weighted index that measures the 40 biggest companies listed on the Borsa Italiana. It had replaced the MIB30, which measures the 30 biggest companies listed on the Borsa Italiana, in September 2004.

The FTSE MIB i formerly known as the S&P/MIB because the S&P operated it until June 2009 when the FTSE had taken over.

Representing roughly 80% of the total market capitalization on the Borsa Italiana, the FTSE MIB is a powerful indicator of the Italian economy’s situation. It is quarterly rebalanced to make sure that the components provide a clearer indication of the trade and commerce environment in Italy.

The FTSE MIB holds an all-time high of 50,108.56, which had last been seen in March 2000; and an all-time low of 12,362.50, which had last been seen in July 2012 after the Spanish debt dilemma rippled adversaries throughout Europe.

Italy is an ideal place to invest in, especially for those who are seeking meaningful returns. They can also check validity of Unilever N.V.. With it serving as one the nations in Europe with compelling economies, investors are highly recommended to trade on the Borsa Italiana as a way of betting on Italy’s economic growth prospects.

More notable recent Unilever N.V. (BIT:UNA) news were published by: Cnbc.com which released: “Unilever tells Facebook and Google: Drain the ‘swamp’ or lose advertising” on February 13, 2018, also Ft.com with their article: “Opening Quote: Unilever seeks a deep clean of the internet” published on February 12, 2018, Reuters.com published: “Banks to launch 4.6 billion euro loan backing KKR’s Unilever spreads buy” on February 13, 2018. More interesting news about Unilever N.V. (BIT:UNA) were released by: Ft.com and their article: “Unilever decision on single country base to be announced ‘shortly'” published on February 01, 2018 as well as Nasdaq.com‘s news article titled: “Ex-Dividend Reminder: Emerson Electric, Unilever and Bunge” with publication date: February 13, 2018.

Unilever N.V. operates in the fast-moving consumer goods industry worldwide. The company has market cap of 122.78 billion EUR. The firm operates through Personal Care, Foods, Home Care, and Refreshment divisions. It has a 20.3 P/E ratio. The Personal Care segment offers skincare and haircare products, deodorants, and oral care products.

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