Strive Masiyiwa Buys Unilever Shares

Strive Masiyiwa Buys Unilever Shares

Unilever PLC said Non-Executive Director Strive Masiyiwa acquired 1,130 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, April 25th. The stock was purchased at an average price of GBX 4,031 ($51.53) per share, with a total value of £45,550.30 ($58,233.57). The acquisition is Masiyiwa’s only holding in Uniliver after joining fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG) company in April last year.

The stock price went down 0.2% at 4,015.00p late Tuesday.

Masiyiwa serves on a number of international boards, including Unilever, Rockefeller Foundation, the Council on Foreign Relations’ Global Advisory Board, the Africa Progress Panel, the UN Secretary General’s Advisory Board for Sustainable Energy, Morehouse College, and the Kenjin-Tatsujin International Advisory Council. He is one of the founders, with Sir Richard Branson, of the global think tank, the Carbon War Room, and a founding member of the Global Business Coalition on Education.

Strive is a juror of the Hilton Foundation’s Humanitarian Prize. He is also one of the founders of the Carbon War Room and a founding member of the Global Business Coalition on Education.

Unilever plc traded down 0.17% during trading last Friday, reaching GBX 4007.50. The FMCG had a trading volume of 2,245,556 shares. The firm’s 50 day moving average is GBX 4,001.15 and its 200 day moving average is GBX 3,516.26. The company’s market capitalization is GBX 113.80 billion. Unilever plc has a one year low of GBX 3,019.00 and a one year high of GBX 4,088.00.

Unilever recently declared a dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, June 7th. Investors of record on Thursday, May 4th will be issued a dividend of GBX 30.21 ($0.39) per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, May 4th. This is a boost from Unilever plc’s previous dividend of $27.68.