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Analysts' Consensus

Collected up until 5 July 2018

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Unilever is covered by various financial analysts and the consensus collection below was compiled between 25 June – 5 July 2018.

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.

Turnover (€ million)

Q1 2018Q2 2018H1 2017H2 2018Full Year 2018
Turnover(€ million)12,62213,84826,47125,25751,728

Turnover change (%)

-5.2%-3.9%-4.5%-2.8%-3.7%

Exchange rates (%)

-9.8%-7.4%-8.6%-3.6%-6.2%

Acquisitions and disposals (%)

1.5%1.6%1.5%-3.2%-0.8%

Underlying sales growth (%)

Q1 2018Q2 2018H1 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying sales growth (%)

3.4%2.2%2.8%4.1%3.4%

Price (%)

0.1%0.3%0.2%1.5%0.9%

Volume (%)

3.4%1.8%2.6%2.5%2.5%

Underlying sales growth excluding spreads (%)

Q1 2018Q2 2018H1 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying sales growth excluding spreads (%)

3.7%2.3%3.0%4.2%3.6%

Price excluding spreads (%)

0.1%0.4%0.2%1.6%0.9%

Volume excluding spreads (%)

3.6%1.9%2.7%2.6%2.6%

Underlying Operating profit

Q1 2018Q2 2018H1 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying Operating profit

4,8394,5979,448
Underlying operating margin (%)18.3%18.2%18.2%
Change in Underlying operating margin (%)0.5%1.0%0.7%
Acquisition and disposal related costs-11-11-22
Gain/(loss) of disposal of group companies255428930
Impairments and other one-offs000
Non A&D restructuring costs-564-581-1,152

Operating profit

Q1 2018Q2 2018H1 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Operating profit                

4,4904,4909,215

Operating margin (%)

17.0%17.7%17.8%

Underlying Operating profit

Q1 2018Q2 2018H1 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying Operating profit

4,8394,5979,448
Net finance cost-329-323-651
Joint ventures, associates8288169
Non current investments    4812
Net finance cost non-underlying items000
Underlying profit before taxation4,6034,3758,983
Underlying Tax Rate %25%25%25%
Underlying Taxation        -1,152-1,080-2,238

Net profit (underlying)

Q1 2018Q2 2018H1 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Net profit (underlying)

3,4533,2896,747

Attributable to non controlling interests (NCI)

213219432

Underlying profit attributable to shareholders' equity 

Q1 2018Q2 2018H1 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying profit attributable to shareholder's equity

3,2383,0916,326
Average # of shares on a fully diluted basis2,7422,6842,705

Underlying EPS (in Euros)

Q1 2018Q2 2018H1 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying EPS (in Euros)

1.181.152.34

Underlying EPS growth (%)

5.0%2.9%4.2%
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