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  1. Analyzing EcolabRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Ecolab and Unilever are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the better stock? We will contrast the two companies based on the strength of their institutional ownership, analyst recommendations, risk, earnings, dividends, valuation and profitability. Ecolab has a beta of 1, suggesting that its stock price has a similar volatility profile to the S&P 500.Comparatively, Unilever has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its stock price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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  2. FTSE ends up as Shire shares soar on takeover approachesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Sunday Herald

    ... the FTSE 100 close up 11.58 points higher on the day, or 0.16%, at 7,328.92p. At the other end of the top flight, Unilever shares fell 85.5p to 3,861p after the consumer goods giant reported a 5% slump in first quarter sales. That was despite the ...

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  3. End of Sorrell's reign heralds change for big ad empiresRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... and Ogilvy & Mather, has been hit hard by a reduction in spending from the world's biggest consumer goods groups, Unilever and Procter & Gamble, which complain about having to deal with WPP's multiple agencies. They also want more transparency in ...

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  4. Wall Street retreats as tobacco, consumer stocks tumbleRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | NBR Newsroom

    ... is struggling to raise prices. "People believed these companies were solid. You take a Procter & Gamble or a Unilever and you think about them as cornerstones of your portfolio," says Arian Vojdani, an investment strategist with MV Financial. In a ...

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  5. Unilever's A 5bn payoff to shareholders amid fears of a backlash...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | This Is Money

    Marmite and Dove soap owner Unilever has promised to hand shareholders A 5billion as it faces a backlash over plans to ditch its UK headquarters and base itself in the Netherlands. The Anglo-Dutch company, whose brands also include Domestos, Persil, Ben & Jerry's, Lynx and Knorr will start buying the shares back off investors next month.

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  6. London close: Shire bid battle helps FTSE outperform European peersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Live Charts

    ... Esco Corp. First quarter orders were also reported as higher. Despite a fairly solid set of first-quarter results Unilever was down, possibly over reports that the consumer goods giant is struggling with major shareholders over the choice of the ...

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  7. Unilever (UL) & Ecolab (ECL) Critical AnalysisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Unilever and Ecolab are both large-cap consumer staples companies, but which is the better investment? We will contrast the two businesses based on the strength of their profitability, analyst recommendations, earnings, valuation, institutional ownership, risk and dividends. Unilever has a beta of 0.81, suggesting that its share price is 19% less volatile than the S&P 500.

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  8. Unilever announces share buyback, dividend boostRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | KDWN

    Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros later this year. Unilever said Thursday that sales in the first quarter were hit by unfavorable currency exchange rates and fell 5.2 percent to 12.6 billion euros compared with the same period last year.

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  9. London midday: Stocks bask in sun despite gloomy retail data; Shire surgesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Live Charts

    ... $1.3bn deal to take over US mining tools manufacturer Esco Corp. First quarter orders were also reported as higher. Unilever fell as it said sales growth slowed in the first quarter from the end of last year, though the consumer goods colossus ...

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  10. What the papers say - April 19Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Hampshire Chronicle

    ... dismissed from his job ultimately led to the stress which caused him to pass away. The Financial Times runs with Unilever, who are said to be facing "investor rebellion" over suggestions its base could shift to the Netherlands. Just published: front ...

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  11. Unilever hikes dividend and launches share buyback programme despite sales dipRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Unilever has reported a 5% slump in first quarter sales but upped its dividend and announced a 6 billion euro share buyback programme amid investor opposition to basing its headquarters in Rotterdam. The consumer goods giant said turnover fell to 12.6 billion euros - down 5.2% compared to the same period in 2017 - but turned attention to underlying sales growth which is stripped of foreign-exchange movements and came in at 3.4%.

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  12. Unilever showers cash on investorsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | Financial Times

    Anglo-Dutch consumer group Unilever has promised to buy back a 6bn of shares from investors next month and revealed quarterly sales figures that highlight pressure on prices in key markets. The producer of Dove soap and Hellmann's mayonnaise reported a 12.6bn of sales in the three months to the end of March.

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  13. Dow futures lower ... Oil rises ... Unilever buybackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | WLNS-TV Lansing

    ... barrel in London. The dollar strengthened to 107.34 yen from Wednesday's 107.24 yen. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Unilever says it's planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) later this year. Unilever says that sales in ...

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  14. Today in the pressRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | RTE.ie

    ... in sales last year. Mr Dunne has established a company that sells the supplements, Ben Dunne Supplements Ltd. *** UNILEVER FACES MOUNTING INVESTOR REBELLION OVER ROTTERDAM SWITCH - Unilever has been forced to confront a mounting rebellion among some ...

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  15. Unilever's move to Rotterdam, troubles major investorsRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 19 | The Standard

    Anglo-Dutch consumer products giant, Unilever has been forced to confront a mounting rebellion among some of its largest investors against its decision to abandon its 89-year-old Anglo-Dutch structure and base itself in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported. The company has quietly set up meetings with UK-based shareholders to convince them of the benefits of simplifying the business into... Anglo-Dutch consumer products giant, Unilever has been forced to confront a mounting rebellion among some of its largest investors against its decision to abandon its 89-year-old Anglo-Dutch structure and base itself in the Netherlands, the Financial Times reported.

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  16. Market buzz: Retailers in focus, Unilever and Ultra lead fallersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Live Charts

    ... the Office for National Statistics said. Analysts had on average expected a far smaller 0.5% drop. 0951: Unilever shares are down 2% after the consumer goods behemoth revealed sales growth slowed slightly in the first quarter. Volume growth was ...

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  17. Unilever plans 6b euro share buybackRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | The Standard

    Unilever announces share buyback, dividend Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros later this year. Unilever said today that sales in the first quarter were hit by unfavorable currency exchange rates and fell 5.2 percent to 12.6 billion euros compared with the same peri... Unilever announces share buyback, dividend Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros later this year.

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  18. Unilever announces share buyback, dividend boost Source: APRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Fox 23

    ... update your profile, receive the latest news and keep up to date with mobile alerts. THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) - Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says it is planning a share buyback ...

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  19. London open: Stocks edge up ahead of retail sales; but Debenhams divesRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Live Charts

    ... Telecom Plus advanced as it reported record revenue, profits and dividend for the year to the end of March 2018. Unilever fell as it said sales growth slowed in the first quarter from the end of last year, though the consumer goods colossus remained ...

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  20. Unilever announces share buyback, dividend boostRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 19 | Brunswick News

    Unilever, the consumer goods multinational whose brands include Dove, Knorr and Ben & Jerry's, says it is planning a share buyback worth up to 6 billion euros later this year. Unilever said Thursday that sales in the first quarter were hit by unfavorable currency exchange rates and fell 5.2 percent to 12.6 billion euros compared with the same period last year.

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