Analysts' consensus

Collected up to 7th April 2021

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Unilever is covered by various financial analysts and the consensus collection was compiled from 19th March 2021 to 7th April 2021.

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. 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.


Q1 2021Q2 2021H1 2021Full Year 2021

Turnover (€ million)

12,08313,33325,38351,031

Turnover change (%)

-2.9%0.3%-1.3%0.6%

Exchange rates (%)

-7.6%-3.8%-5.8%-3.1%

Acquisitions and disposals (%)

1.2%0.1%0.7%0.4%

Underlying sales growth (%)


Q1 2021Q2 2021H1 2021Full Year 2021

Underlying sales growth (%)

3.9%4.2%3.9%3.3%

Price (%)

0.9%0.8%0.9%1.1%

Volume (%)

2.9%3.2%2.9%2.2%

Underlying Operating profit


H1 2021Full Year 2021

Underlying Operating profit

4,78818.6%
Underlying operating margin (%)18.8%0.1%
Change in Underlying operating margin (%)-0.9%0.2%
Acquisition and disposal related costs-5-8
Gain/(loss) of disposal of group companies00
Impairments and other one-offs0-1
Non A&D restructuring costs-501-991

Operating profit


H1 2021Full Year 2021

Operating profit

4,2678,470

Operating margin (%)

16.8%16.6%

Underlying Operating profit


H1 2021Full Year 2021

Underlying Operating profit

4,7889,485
Net finance cost-245-494
Joint ventures, associates97189
Non current investments12
Underlying profit before taxation4,6219,170
Underlying Tax Rate %24%25%
Underlying Taxation-1,105-2,231

Net profit (underlying)


H1 2021Full Year 2021

Net profit (underlying)

3,5256,949

Attributable to non controlling interests (NCI)

257522

Underlying profit attributable to shareholders' equity 


H1 2021Full Year 2021

Underlying profit attributable to shareholder's equity

3,2756,445
Average # of shares on a fully diluted basis2,6262,623

Underlying EPS (in Euros)


H1 2021Full Year 2021

Underlying EPS (in Euros)

1.252.46

Underlying EPS growth (%)

-7.8%-0.9%
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