Dutch courage

20 April 2017 By George Hay

Consensus-beating first quarter results add impetus to the Anglo-Dutch group’s goal of a 20 pct operating margin by 2020. Hitting the target would help justify a share price above the spurned offer from Kraft Heinz. That hinges on it cutting fat rather than bone, though.

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