Company Of The Day: Unilever

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Unilever (NYSE:UL) says that it wants to meaningfully expand its footprint in the health, beauty, and hygiene space while planning to sell off some slower-growing consumer businesses to fund acquisitions.


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Unilever says that health, beauty, and hygiene segments offer higher rates of growth, on account of the potential for innovation.

So What?

The new strategy could help Unilever’s stock, which has underperformed considerably. For perspective, Unilever was down about 9% over the last 12 months, compared to the broader S&P 500 which rallied almost 23% over the same period.

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Returns Jan 2022
MTD [1]
YTD [1]
Total [2]
 UL Return 1% 1% 33%
 S&P 500 Return -2% -2% 108%
 Trefis MS Portfolio Return -7% -7% 264%

[1] Month-to-date and year-to-date as of 1/17/2022
[2] Cumulative total returns since the end of 2016

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