UL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. The Best Stocks to Own in December (UL, SO)

    November 30, 2016
    See four of the best performing stocks in December over the last 26 years.
  2. Why CPG Giants Are Buying Eco-Friendly Startups

    October 6, 2016
    With customers willing to pay a premium on green products, consumer giants are finally taking notice and buying startups ...
  3. Procter & Gamble Is Losing Shelf Space Clout

    September 23, 2016
    The battle for the bathroom rages on, and Procter & Gamble (NYSE: PG) is getting washed out. A report by Bloomberg Intelligence ...
  4. Unilever Eyes Honest; Is $1 Billion Bid Too Much?

    September 16, 2016
    Unilever (NYSE: UL) is in discussions to buy actress Jessica Alba's privately held consumer products company, Honest, for ...
  5. Unilever to Buy Dollar Shave Club (UL)

    July 20, 2016
    In a surprising turn, Unilever has made a serious bid for the men's grooming market with its reported $1 billion acquisition ...
  6. Unilever to Buy Dollar Shave Club for $1 Billion

    July 20, 2016
    Dollar Shave Club is apparently worth more than a dollar. About a billion more. Netherlands-based consumer products company ...
  7. General Mills Turning Into a Venture Capital Firm

    May 20, 2016
    It's not enough for food manufacturers to simply develop new products internally, as those experiments can be much too costly ...
  8. Consumer Staples Sector: Industries Snapshot (KO, PEP)

    March 22, 2016
    Explore the six largest industries in the consumer staples sector. Learn about the competitive landscape, growth outlook ...
  9. From Shampoo to Soup, Unilever Has it Covered (UL)

    January 29, 2016
    Open your fridge, your pantry, your bathroom cabinet and you'll find the Unilever logo. Here's how the company got so enormous.
  10. Did Unilever Improperly Benefit From Egg Board? (UL, WFM)

    October 28, 2015
    Only sparkling wines produced with grapes from the Champagne region of France can call themselves "champagne"; only straight ...
  11. Ball Runs Into Antitrust Wall Over Rexam Purchase (BLL, BUD)

    July 29, 2015
    The ball is in the European Union's court. The $6.8 billion merger between the world's two biggest can and bottle manufacturers ...
  12. Are These the Top 3 Value Stocks of 2015?

    May 4, 2015
    A look at three value plays for the long-term investor.
  13. Who are Procter & Gamble's (PG) main competitors? (PG, REV)

    December 1, 2014
    Learn about Procter & Gamble's major competitors in each of its revenue segments, including fabric care and home care, and ...
  14. Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)

    August 8, 2014
    These are consumer goods products that sell quickly at relatively low cost – items such as milk, gum, fruit and vegetables, ...
  15. Weaker Organic Growth Creating An Opportunity In Nestle

    August 12, 2013
    Slightly underwhelming organic growth has created an opportunity in Nestle shares for long-term investors
  16. Given Procter & Gamble's Performance, Should The Weak Volumes ...

    April 25, 2013
    P&G looks like an increasingly expensive margin improvement play in consumer staples.
  17. Foreign-Owned American Companies

    December 10, 2012
    Buying American, or investing in American companies, is not as easy as it once was, especially when American companies aren't ...
  18. Consumer Staples That Yield High Dividends

    May 16, 2012
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  19. Flavors & Fragrances Growing Stale

    January 5, 2012
    A foul wind is making shares of International Flavors & Fragrances hard to digest.
  20. The Best Consumer Goods Company You've Never Heard Of

    May 23, 2011
    If you have a contrarian streak, this undervalued stock may be a great pick.
  21. 5 Consumer Staples Yielding High Dividends

    February 9, 2011
    If it's security, stability and a dividend you're after, these stocks are worth a look.
  22. Unilever: U.K.'s Go-To Company

    January 27, 2011
    Looking ahead, Unilever is in an excellent position to deliver solid growth, cash flow and return on invested capital over ...
  23. Invest In The Lip Balm Portfolio

    October 5, 2010
    Themed portfolios can often exceed established ones in performance - and the lip balm portfolio is just one example.
  24. Invest In The Unilever Portfolio

    November 27, 2009
    Unilever has a Total Shareholder Return comparison on its website with 20 other peers. You can invest in all of them via ...
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