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Procter & Gamble Navigates Soft Sales With Cost-Saving Plans

2017-11-21 zacks
The Procter & Gamble Company (PG - Free Report) or P&G has been struggling to boost sales for the last few quarters. A soft consumer spending environment in the United States and slowing global market growth are pressing concerns for the company. Resultantly, P&G's shares have gained only 5% so far this year, underperforming the industry’s growth of 14.2%. Also, the trend in current-quarter and current-year earnings estimate revisions is not satisfactory as it has remained stable over the past 30 days. (13-0)

Exceptional Quant Score Makes Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy

2017-11-21 investorplace
Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) is a $85.1 billion in market value component of the Personal Products GICS industry group where Portfolio Grader's current ranking for UL puts it 3 among the 27 companies in this industry group, placing it among the leaders. UL is ranked in the top decile of the sector with a ranking of 12 among the 174 companies in the sector and number 273 in the 5000 company Portfolio Grader company universe. (2-0)

Tracking Tweedy Browne Portfolio - Q3 2017 Update

2017-11-20 seekingalpha
The largest five individual stock positions are Cisco Systems, Berkshire Hathaway, Baidu Inc., Johnson & Johnson, and Alphabet, and they account for ~44% of the portfolio. (558-0)

KKR’s Emerald Media leads US$65m funding in Bangkok startup

2017-11-20 themalaymailonline
aCommerce helps about 260 companies such as Samsung Electronics Co and Unilever NV with digital marketing, inventory and delivery for online sales in the region. — AFP picSINGAPORE, Nov 20 — KKR & Co-backed Emerald Media led a US$65 million (RM270.4 million) funding round in aCommerce, a Bangkok-based startup that helps brands including Samsung, Unilever and L’Oreal sell their products online across Southeast Asia. (123-0)

Ad firms say the threat from digital challengers is overplayed

2017-11-18 thestar.com.my
TOP executives from the big four advertising companies hit back against concern their industry is in structural decline, blaming most of their recent woes on temporary cutbacks in marketing spending. (92-0)

P&G May Have Peltz On Board Per a Recount, Acquires Native

2017-11-16 zacks
The battle for a seat on the board of The Procter & Gamble Company (PG - Free Report) or P&G may now be drawing to a close. Hedge fund billionaire Nelson Peltz seems to have won a seat, albeit narrowly, after a recounted tally of votes was released on Nov 15. Shares of the world’s largest consumer products maker by market value gained more than 3% in after-hours trading on Nov 15. The news might have cheered P&G investors, who support management reshuffle in the hope of financial improvement. (6-0)

Exceptional Analytics for Quant Score Keep Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy

2017-11-13 investorplace
As one of the 174 companies in the GICS Consumer Staples sector Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) is a member of the 27 company Personal Products GICS industry group within this sector. The market value of UL is $86.7 billion which places it in the top decile in its industry group. Currently, the stock's Portfolio Grader ranking places it 3 among the 27 companies in this industry group, giving it a well above-average position; among the sector leaders with a ranking of 14 among the 174 companies in the sector, and number 270 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. (2-0)

Startup figures out how to put tomatoes on blockchain

2017-11-10 thestar
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Wipro Consumer Care to invest in Happily Unmarried

2017-11-09 livemint
Bengaluru: Wipro Consumer Care, the personal care arm of Wipro Enterprises, has agreed to invest an undisclosed amount in consumer products firm Happily Unmarried Marketing Pvt. Ltd. (2-0)

Someone Figured Out How to Put Tomatoes on a Blockchain - Bloomberg

2017-11-09 bloomberg
Connecting decision makers to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas, Bloomberg quickly and accurately delivers business and financial information, news and insight around the world. (200-0)

Europe Inc. Tops Earnings Expectations, but Momentum Sags - WSJ

2017-11-09 wsj
A steady economic recovery helped European companies beat earnings expectations this quarter, despite currency headwinds and rising commodity prices. (62-0)

Event Investing For Alpha (Eyes On Saudi Arabia)

2017-11-07 seekingalpha
It is generally appropriate for investors to take a medium-to-long-term view in building and managing their portfolios. (243-0)

Reliable European Dividend For Your Retirement Portfolio: Consumer Staples Series - Part 3

2017-11-07 seekingalpha
This is the part 3 of our series of articles on Consumer Staples companies. The first two were on Colgate and Procter & Gamble. (57-0)

Unilever NV (UN) a Strong Buy on Outstanding Quant Score

2017-11-07 investorplace
Unilever NV (NYSE:UN) is a $72.5 billion in market value constituent of the Personal Products GICS industry group where the stock's Portfolio Grader ranking places it 5 among the 27 companies in this industry group, giving it a well above-average position. UN is ranked in the top decile of the sector with a ranking of 14 among the 174 companies in the sector and number 271 in the 5000 company Portfolio Grader company universe. (2-0)

Superb Analytics for Quant Score Make Unilever (UL) a Strong Buy

2017-11-06 investorplace
Unilever PLC (NYSE:UL) is classified as a component of the 27 company Personal Products GICS industry group, which is part of the 174 company GICS Consumer Staples sector. UL's market value is $86.4 billion which places it in the top decile in its industry group. Portfolio Grader's current ranking for UL puts it 6 among the 27 companies in this industry group, putting in the top quartile; in the top decile of the sector with a ranking of 15 among the 174 companies in the sector, and number 270 in the nearly 5,000 company Portfolio Grader universe. (2-0)

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