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Why Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) Is An Attractive Investment To Consider

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Unilever PLC (LON:ULVR) is a company with exceptional fundamental characteristics. Upon building up an investment case for a stock, we should look at various aspects. In the case of ULVR, it is a notable dividend-paying company with a an impressive history of delivering benchmark-beating performance. In the following section, I expand a bit more on these key aspects. If you're interested in understanding beyond my broad commentary, read the full report on Unilever here.

Solid track record established dividend payer

Over the past year, ULVR has grown its earnings by 55%, with its most recent figure exceeding its annual average over the past five years. In addition to beating its historical values, ULVR also outperformed its industry, which delivered a growth of 28%. This is an optimistic signal for the future.

LSE:ULVR Income Statement, April 10th 2019

ULVR is also a dividend company, with ample net income to cover its dividend payout, which has been consistently growing over the past decade, keeping income investors happy.

LSE:ULVR Historical Dividend Yield, April 10th 2019

Next Steps:

For Unilever, there are three fundamental aspects you should look at:

  1. Future Outlook: What are well-informed industry analysts predicting for ULVR’s future growth? Take a look at our free research report of analyst consensus for ULVR’s outlook.
  2. Financial Health: Are ULVR’s operations financially sustainable? Balance sheets can be hard to analyze, which is why we’ve done it for you. Check out our financial health checks here.
  3. Other Attractive Alternatives : Are there other well-rounded stocks you could be holding instead of ULVR? Explore our interactive list of stocks with large potential to get an idea of what else is out there you may be missing!

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