Can Unilever be trusted to deliver a growing dividend?

Unilever has been through something of a PR disaster in recent weeks.

In January, Terry Smith questioned why Unilever felt that Hellmann’s mayonnaise needed to have a social purpose beyond tasting great. Shortly after that, Smith wrote a somewhat scathing post mortem of Unilever’s recent attempt to buy GSK Consumer Healthcare, calling it a “near-death” experience.

So are the wheels falling off the Unilever wagon, or is this all just a storm in a teacup?

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Author: John Kingham

I cover both the theory and practice of investing in high-quality UK dividend stocks for long-term income and growth.

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