The One Reason Diageo plc Has Rallied While Unilever plc Has Not

Investors typically turn to defensive consumer goods companies in times of market uncertainty, and we’ve had that in abundance this summer. But why has Diageo (LSE: DGE) proved so much more defensive than Unilever (LSE: ULVR) over the period?

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Owain Bennallack owns shares in Unilever and Diageo. The Motley Fool UK owns shares of Unilever. We Fools don't all hold the same opinions, but we all believe that considering a diverse range of insights makes us better investors.