Analysts' consensus

Collected up to 2nd October 2020

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Unilever is covered by various financial analysts and the consensus collection was compiled from 21st September 2020 to 2nd October 2020.

Please note that the consensus numbers below are a collection of analysts' own projections and the circulation of the consensus does not provide or imply any check on, or endorsement of, these numbers by Unilever PLC or Unilever NV. Unilever will not provide any commentary on the consensus or answer questions on it. The circulation of the consensus by Unilever is not mandatory and Unilever may amend its practice on this at any time


Q3 2020Q4 2020Full Year 2020Full Year 2021

Turnover (€ million)

12,70912,11250,56751,533

Turnover change (%)

-4.1%-4.2%-2.7%1.9%

Exchange rates (%)

-6.7%-7.3%-4.6%-2.2%

Acquisitions and disposals (%)

1.2%1.1%1.1%0.3%

Underlying sales growth (%)


Q3 2020Q4 2020Full Year 2020Full Year 2021

Underlying sales growth (%)

1.3%2.2%0.8%3.8%

Price (%)

0.6%0.8%0.4%1.2%

Volume (%)

0.7%1.4%0.3%2.6%

Underlying Operating profit


Full Year 2020Full Year 2021

Underlying Operating profit

9,6779,969
Underlying operating margin (%)19.1%19.3%
Change in Underlying operating margin (%)0.0%0.2%
Acquisition and disposal related costs-35
-4
Gain/(loss) of disposal of group companies60
Impairments and other one-offs-8-9
Non A&D restructuring costs-784-520

Operating profit


Full Year 2020Full Year 2021

Operating profit

8,8519,398

Operating margin (%)

17.5%18.3%

Underlying Operating profit


Full Year 2020Full Year 2021

Underlying Operating profit

9,6779,969
Net finance cost-613-598
Joint ventures, associates182193
Non current investments78
Underlying profit before taxation9,2559,559
Underlying Tax Rate %25%25%
Underlying Taxation-2,273-2,389

Net profit (underlying)


Full Year 2020Full Year 2021

Net profit (underlying)

6,9807,177

Attributable to non controlling interests (NCI)

454487

Underlying profit attributable to shareholders' equity 


Full Year 2020Full Year 2021

Underlying profit attributable to shareholder's equity

6,5366,728
Average # of shares on a fully diluted basis2,6242,606

Underlying EPS (in Euros)


Full Year 2020Full Year 2021

Underlying EPS (in Euros)

2.492.59

Underlying EPS growth (%)

-2.1%3.4%
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