Frequently asked questions

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General FAQs

What is the geographic distribution of Unilever shares held?

At the end of 2015, it is estimated that the combined geographic distribution of Unilever shares were held as follows; 33% United Kingdom, 33% USA, 3% Netherlands and 31% Other.

Where can I find out Unilever's current & historic share price?

Please refer to the share price section of the website. The share price tools allow you to look at both current and historic share price data and compare against indices.

How can I keep up to date with Unilever news & events?

Sign up for press release alerts for corporate news from media relations. Keep up to date with our sustainability news by signing up for our Sustainable Living newsletter. For more frequent updates please follow us on Twitter @Unilever and on our LinkedIn channel.

When is Unilever's next results announcement or investor event?

Please see our events calendar where you can set reminders for quarterly results, dividend payments, investor events and more.

Which accounting firm is the auditor of Unilever?


What are the different types of Unilever ordinary shares?

Unilever N.V. ordinary shares or certificates (depositary receipts) are listed on the stock exchange in Amsterdam and as New York shares on the New York Stock Exchange.

Unilever PLC ordinary shares are listed on the London Stock Exchange and as American Depositary Receipts in New York. There is a one to one relationship of ADR to PLC ordinary shares.

For more information on our shares please refer to the shareholder information section and the private shareholders frequently asked questions.

Dividends FAQs

When does Unilever declare its dividends?

Following shareholder approval at the 2009 Annual General Meetings, Unilever moved to quarterly dividends in 2010 establishing a simpler and more transparent dividend practice. The dates that the dividends are declared are different each year, and you can find them and set calendar alerts via our financial calendar.

When will the dividends be paid this year?

The dates that the dividends are paid are different each year, so please visit the financial calendar to view the relevant dates and set reminders.

Where can I find out what dividends were paid in previous years?

You can look up the dividends paid on all four of our stocks since 1999 by selecting the relevant share from our share dividend history section.

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