Unilever: Good Company But I Give It Only A Neutral Rating

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About: The Unilever Group (UL), UN
by: The European View
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Summary

Unilever is regarded as a safe defensive company for long-term investors.

Although the last quarterly figures were somewhat disappointing, the outlook for the year was confirmed.

Overall, I would therefore, unlike the SA Author Rating, assess Unilever only as neutral.

Introduction

Several hundred brands from the consumer goods industry belong to the British-Dutch group Unilever (UL)(UN). The company has 12 brands that have sales of more than EUR 1 billion a