Short Interest Update on Unilever PLC (UL)

Unilever PLC (UL) has 955,840 shares of shorts outstanding as on August 15, 2016, with 1 days left to cover or roll them over. On Jul 29, 2016, the open interest of short positions was 1,110,529 shares. The stock has a decent trading volume of 1,176,696 shares daily. The marginal decrease in the short positions is by -13.9%, which amounts to -154,689 shares. Short positions are 0.1% of the available float. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.

Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL): The stock opened at $46.85 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $46.86 for the day. The stock traded down to $46.51 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $46.66 with a loss of -0.45% for the day. The stock had closed at $46.87 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,016,362 shares.


Unilever PLC is engaged in the supply of food, home and personal care products. The Companys portfolio ranges from nutritionally balanced foods to indulgent ice creams, soaps, shampoos and household care products. The Company operates through four segments: Personal Care, Foods, Refreshment and Home Care. Its personal care segment products include skin care and hair care products, deodorants and oral care products. Its Foods segment includes products, such as soups, bouillons, sauces, snacks, mayonnaise, salad dressings, margarines and spreads. Its Refreshment segments product includes ice cream, tea-based beverages and weight-management products. Its Homecare segment products include home care products, such as powders, liquids and capsules, soap bars and a range of cleaning products. The Company offers over 400 brands, including Lipton, Knorr, Dove, Axe, Hellmanns, Omo, Persil, Blue Band, Domestos, Walls ice cream, Marmite, Magnum, Lnynx, Pureit and Suave.

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