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Analysts' Consensus

Collected up until 8 October 2018

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Unilever is covered by various financial analysts and the consensus collection below was compiled between 1 October - 8 October 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)

Q3 2018Q4 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018
Turnover(€ million)12,56112,08224,65151,003

Turnover change (%)

-4.6%-5.8%-5.2%-5.0%

Exchange rates (%)

-5.4%-5.1%-5.1%-7.1%

Acquisitions and disposals (%)

-3.4%-4.4%-3.9%-1.0%

Underlying sales growth (%)

Q3 2018Q4 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying sales growth (%)

4.3%3.8%4.0%3.2%

Price (%)

1.1%1.7%1.3%0.8%

Volume (%)

3.2%2.1%2.6%2.5%

Underlying sales growth excluding spreads (%)

Q3 2018Q4 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying sales growth excluding spreads (%)

4.3%3.8%4.0%3.3%

Price excluding spreads (%)

1.1%1.7%1.3%0.8%

Volume excluding spreads (%)

3.2%2.1%2.6%2.6%

Underlying Operating profit

Q3 2018Q4 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying Operating profit

4,4059,317
Underlying operating margin (%)17.9%18.3%
Change in Underlying operating margin (%)0.6%0.8%
Acquisition and disposal related costs-7375
Gain/(loss) of disposal of group companies701701
Impairments and other one-offs-56-271
Non A&D restructuring costs-691-1,058

Operating profit

Q3 2018Q4 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Operating profit                

4,2838,757

Operating margin (%)

17.3%17.2%

Underlying Operating profit

Q3 2018Q4 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying Operating profit

4,4059,317
Net finance cost-311-534
Joint ventures, associates82165
Non current investments    1318
Underlying profit before taxation4,1868,963
Underlying Tax Rate %25%26%
Underlying Taxation        -1,051-2,294

Net profit (underlying)

Q3 2018Q4 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Net profit (underlying)

3,1576,691

Attributable to non controlling interests (NCI)

229435

Underlying profit attributable to shareholders' equity 

Q3 2018Q4 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying profit attributable to shareholder's equity

2,9326,260
Average # of shares on a fully diluted basis2,6682,695

Underlying EPS (in Euros)

Q3 2018Q4 2018H2 2018Full Year 2018

Underlying EPS (in Euros)

1.102.32

Underlying EPS growth (%)

-1.6%3.4%
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