Unilever is a Dutch and UK-based multinational company, a world-renowned consumer goods manufacturer of sundries, ice cream and beverages.
I think you all know brands like Lipton, Dub and Knorr.
I also own Unilever shares because I am expanding on a global scale and have excellent brand power.
Although it is a European company, it is an ADR (American Depositary Receipt), so you can buy stocks in the same way as US stocks.
The stock price is shown below. It has been increasing little by little, increasing by about 30% from 2015.
PER is a general value of about 22.
The dividend is attractive at 3.7%.
Please refer to the following for details.
Unilever’s earnings and future
The sales and profits are shown below.
Both sales and profits are rising.
The profit margin is 16%, which needs a little improvement.
In the future, Unilever is likely to face a difficult development due to competition with private brands, but it also has the following strengths.
Strength for Unilever
The world-class ability of ice cream.
Below is the global ranking of ice cream. Unilever has received overwhelming support.
Enhancement of subscription system through acquisition of Dollar Shave Club, which sells razors for $ 1 on a regular basis.
Unilever is said to have not only acquired the Dollar Shave Club, but also a subscription system.
A subscription system is a system in which consumers purchase daily necessities on a regular basis.
P & G’s Gillette has recently been sluggish due to the Dollar Shave Club’s $ 1 razor.
Increased sales in emerging countries such as India and Brazil.
Today’s announcement was a 5% increase in sales in emerging markets, which account for 59% of sales. Brazil is particularly strong.
Below is the growth rate of Unilever in the global market.
CAGR * indicates the degree of growth.
Compound Annual Growth Rate.
As mentioned above, Unilever has engines that increase sales.
More recently, in order to increase the value of companies, we are actively buying back our own shares.
Share buybacks in 2018 are worth about 2.2%, with dividends of about 5% or more.
It is a brand that we all enjoy in the future.