Reaffirming Our Belief in Unilever
Let's revisit Unilever (UL), a global leader in foods and consumer products. We recommended Unilever in May 2012 as a steady dividend-paying stock that had reasonable upside potential. We stated that it was a solid anchor for any all-weather portfolio, thanks to a below-market beta ratio of 0.75 and an above-average dividend yield.
We also believed that management changes at the company, including a new CEO, could increase the potential for earnings upside and stock appreciation. Our recommendation was predicated in part on the sense that investors weren't taking into account the new executive changes at the company, which could reverse the effects of the company's disappointing prior leadership....410 more words left in this article. To read them, just click below and try Real Money FREE for 14 days.
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