A Clean Break-Up for Unilever?

The shares gained Friday amid speculation the company could attract the attention of activist shareholders

Unilever (UL) has struggled to grow its sales of consumer products during recent months -- but analysts have applauded the company's efforts to streamline its business and its stock price has risen nonetheless. Unilever shares continued to rally on Mar. 16, when speculation flared up that the company might be an interesting target to shareholder activists.

To continue reading this article you must be a Bloomberg Professional Service Subscriber.