Nestle is a transnational food and beverage company. The Company provides baby food, medical food, bottled water, breakfast cereals, coffee and tea, confectionery, dairy products, ice cream, frozen food, pet foods and snacks. Nestlé's brands include Nespresso, Nescafé, Kit Kat, Smarties, Nesquik, Stouffer's, Vittel and Maggi, etc.

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TypePublic
HQVevey, CH
Founded1866
Size (employees)323,000 (est)
Websitenestle.com
Nestle was founded in 1866 and is headquartered in Vevey, CH
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Key People/Management at Nestle

Mark Schneider

Mark Schneider

CEO
Laurent Freixe

Laurent Freixe

EVP
Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

EVP
Patrice Bula

Patrice Bula

EVP
Wan Martello

Wan Martello

EVP
Marco Settembri

Marco Settembri

EVP
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Nestle Office Locations

Nestle has offices in Vevey, Ho Chi Minh City, La Trinidad, Namangan and in 110 other locations
Vevey, (HQ)
55 Avenue Nestlé
La Tour-de-Peilz,
10 Rue d'Entre-deux-Villes
Algiers,
Quartier d'affaires d'Alger, Bab Ezzouar Ilot 2, Lots no. 15 et 16
Luanda,
Caixe Postal 1138 Rua Emilio M'Bidi, 97 - 99
Vicente López,
Avenida del Libertador 1855
Rhodes,
1 Homebush Bay Dr
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Nestle Financials and Metrics

Nestle Revenue

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Nestle's revenue was reported to be CHF89.79 b in FY, 2017 which is a 0.4% increase from the previous period.
CHF

Revenue (FY, 2017)

89.8b

Revenue growth (FY, 2016 - FY, 2017), %

0.4%

Gross profit (FY, 2017)

44.9b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2017), %

50%

Net income (FY, 2017)

7.5b

EBIT (FY, 2017)

10.1b

Cash (31-Dec-2017)

7.9b

EV

269.0b
Annual
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Revenue

91.6b88.8b89.5b89.8b

Revenue growth, %

(3%)1%0%

Cost of goods sold

47.6b44.7b44.2b44.9b

Gross profit

44.1b44.1b45.3b44.9b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Revenue

42.8b43.2b43.0b

Cost of goods sold

21.6b21.2b21.4b

Gross profit

21.2b21.9b21.6b

Gross profit Margin, %

49%51%50%
Annual
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Cash

7.4b4.9b8.0b7.9b

Accounts Receivable

13.5b12.3b12.4b12.4b

Prepaid Expenses

565.0m583.0m573.0m607.0m

Inventories

9.2b8.2b8.4b9.1b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Cash

3.8b4.3b4.0b

Accounts Receivable

12.4b12.4b11.8b

Prepaid Expenses

771.0m842.0m872.0m

Inventories

9.0b8.9b9.5b
Annual
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017

Net Income

14.9b9.5b8.9b7.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.1b3.2b3.1b3.2b

Inventories

(534.0m)(25.0m)(238.0m)(838.0m)

Accounts Payable

912.0m988.0m1.9b520.0m
Half Year
CHFH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017

Net Income

4.7b4.3b5.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5b1.5b1.6b

Cash From Operating Activities

3.9b4.9b3.0b

Cash From Investing Activities

(919.0m)(2.0b)(1.6b)
CHFY, 2017

EV/EBIT

26.6 x

EV/CFO

19.9 x

EV/FCF

28.2 x

Revenue/Employee

275.9k

Debt/Equity

0.4 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

2.1 x
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Nestle Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Countries

197 189 191

Food Suppliers

760 k

Number of Products Renovated for Nutrition Considerations

8.04 k8.86 k

Number of Servings of Fortified Foods Provided

200 b192 b207 b
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Nestle Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Acquired CompanyDateDeal Size
Tails.comMay 04, 2018
TerrafertilFebruary 09, 2018
Atrium InnovationsDecember 05, 2017$2.30 b
Chameleon Cold-BrewNovember 03, 2017
Blue Bottle Coffee September 14, 2017$425 m
Sweet EarthSeptember 07, 2017
GaldermaNovember 02, 2014
Wyeth NutritionalsApril 23, 2012$11.85 b
Sweet LeafMay 06, 2011
Waggin’ TrainSeptember 06, 2010
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Nestle Revenue Breakdown

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Nestle revenue breakdown by business segment: 11.4% from Other Businesses, 11.5% from Nestlé Nutrition, 8.9% from Nestlé Waters, 18.1% from Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa (AOA), 31.7% from Zone Americas (AMS) and 18.4% from Zone Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA)

Nestle revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 29.7% from USA, 61.6% from Rest of the World, 7.3% from Greater China Region and 1.4% from Other

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Nestle Online and Social Media Presence

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Nestle News and Updates

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Unilever's outgoing CEO Paul Polman topped Nestle by $1 bn in Horlicks bid

Under Polman, Unilever thwarted a takeover bid from US rival Kraft Heinz in 2017 and sold its spreads business to private equity firm KKR for $8.1 bn later in the year

Paul Polman Tops Nestle by $1 Billion in Swansong Horlicks Bid

Paul Polman Tops Nestle by $1 Billion in Swansong Horlicks Bid

Nestle says L'Oreal stake is 'active on the board’s agenda': FT

Nestle Chairman Paul Bulcke said the food giant's stake in French cosmetics firm L'Oreal was "something active on the board's agenda" in an interview with the Financial Times published on Monday that could trigger a fresh round of speculation.

Why Buying Shares in Nestle Could Become a Headache

Why Buying Shares in Nestle Could Become a Headache

Horlicks acquisition to propel HUL ahead of rivals Nestle, Britannia

Unilever trumped rival Nestle to emerge the sole bidder for the business, valued at $4 billion
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Nestle Company Life and Culture

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Nestle Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Nestle founded?

    Nestle was founded in 1866.

  • Who are Nestle key executives?

    Nestle's key executives are Mark Schneider, Laurent Freixe and Chris Johnson.

  • How many employees does Nestle have?

    Nestle has 323,000 employees.

  • What is Nestle revenue?

    Latest Nestle annual revenue is CHF89.8 b.

  • What is Nestle revenue per employee?

    Latest Nestle revenue per employee is CHF278 k.

  • Who are Nestle competitors?

    Competitors of Nestle include Pladis, Kraft Heinz and Pepsico.

  • Where is Nestle headquarters?

    Nestle headquarters is located at 55 Avenue Nestlé, Vevey.

  • Where are Nestle offices?

    Nestle has offices in Vevey, Ho Chi Minh City, La Trinidad, Namangan and in 110 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nestle have?

    Nestle has 114 offices.