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Nestle is a global food and beverage company. It offers products and services across a range of categories, including powdered and liquid beverages, nutrition and health science, milk products and ice cream, pet care, prepared dishes and cooking aids, confectionery, and water. The company's brands include Nescafé, KitKat, Nespresso, Maggi, Gerber, Purina, Buitoni, Herta, Dreyer's, Toll House, Lean Cuisine, S. Pellegrino, Milo, and more.
TypePublic
Founded1866
HQVevey, CH
Websitenestle.com
Employee Ratings4.1
Overall CultureA

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)291,000(-5%)
Job Openings307
Revenue (FY, 2019)CHF92.6 B(+2%)
Share Price (May 2021)CHF109.2
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at Nestle

Mark Schneider

Mark Schneider

Chief Executive Officer
Laurent Freixe

Laurent Freixe

Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, Zone Americas (United States of America, Canada, Latin America, Caribbean)
François-Xavier Roger

François-Xavier Roger

Chief Financial Officer
Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Executive Vice President, Chief Executive Officer, Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa (AOA)
Béatrice Guillaume-Grabisch

Béatrice Guillaume-Grabisch

Executive Vice President & Head of Group Human Resources & Business Services
Patrice Bula

Patrice Bula

Executive Vice President, Head of Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales and Nespresso
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Nestle Office Locations

Nestle has offices in Vevey, Cham, La Tour-de-Peilz, Glendale and in 111 other locations
Vevey, CH (HQ)
Avenue Nestlé 55
Cham, CH
Zugerstrasse 8
La Tour-de-Peilz, CH
Rue d'Entre-deux-Villes 10
Algiers, DZ
Quartier d'affaires d'Alger, Bab Ezzouar Ilot 2, Lots no. 15 et 16
Luanda, AO
R. Emílio M'Bidi 97
Vicente López, AR
Avenida del Libertador 1855
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Nestle Financials and Metrics

Nestle Revenue

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Nestle's revenue was reported to be CHF92.57 b in FY, 2019 which is a 1.2% increase from the previous period.
CHF

Revenue (H1, 2020)

41.2b

Gross profit (H1, 2020)

20.0b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2020), %

48.6%

Net income (H1, 2020)

6.0b

EBIT (H1, 2020)

7.8b

Market capitalization (3-May-2021)

307.6b

Closing stock price (3-May-2021)

109.2

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

3.5b

EV

342.5b
Nestle's current market capitalization is CHF307.6 b.
Annual
CHFFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

89.8b91.4b92.6b

Revenue growth, %

2%1%

Cost of goods sold

44.9b46.1b46.6b

Gross profit

44.9b45.4b45.9b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Revenue

43.9b45.5b41.2b

Cost of goods sold

22.3b22.8b21.1b

Gross profit

21.7b22.7b20.0b

Gross profit Margin, %

49%50%49%
Annual
CHFFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

7.9b4.5b7.5b

Accounts Receivable

10.2b9.1b9.4b

Prepaid Expenses

607.0m530.0m498.0m

Inventories

9.1b9.1b9.3b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Cash

4.6b4.5b3.5b

Prepaid Expenses

857.0m763.0m798.0m

Inventories

10.1b10.2b10.5b

Current Assets

35.0b37.5b28.2b
Annual
CHFFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

7.5b10.5b12.9b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.2b3.9b3.7b

Inventories

(838.0m)(450.0m)(712.0m)

Accounts Payable

520.0m1.0b1.7b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2018H1, 2019H1, 2020

Net Income

6.0b5.1b6.0b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.9b1.9b1.7b

Cash From Operating Activities

5.7b5.2b5.8b

Capital Expenditures

(1.2b)(1.1b)(875.0m)
CHFFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

278.0k

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, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Countries

197189191189190187

Food Suppliers

760 k

Number of Products Renovated for Nutrition Considerations

8.04 k8.86 k8 k

Number of Servings of Fortified Foods Provided

200 b192 b207 b174 b170 b185.4 b
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Nestle Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Mindful ChefNovember 08, 2020
FreshlyOctober 30, 2020$1.5 b
Vital ProteinsJune 10, 2020
ZenpepMay 11, 2020
Lily's KitchenApril 30, 2020
Tails.comMay 04, 2018
WamizMarch 01, 2018
TerrafertilFebruary 09, 2018
Atrium InnovationsDecember 05, 2017$2.3 b
Chameleon Cold-BrewNovember 03, 2017
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Nestle Revenue Breakdown

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Nestle revenue breakdown by business segment: 12.1% from Other Businesses, 8.4% from Nestlé Waters, 23.3% from Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa (AOA), 35.8% from Zone Americas (AMS) and 20.3% from Zone Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA)

Nestle revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 31.1% from USA, 67.6% from Rest of the World and 1.3% from Other

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Nestle Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

74/100

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Nestle Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

60-79

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Nestle Online and Social Media Presence

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Nestle Company Culture

  • Overall Culture

    A

    77/100

  • CEO Rating

    A+

    93/100

  • Compensation

    A

    79/100

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Nestle News and Updates

Insights on the Premium Baby Care Products Global Market to 2027 - Featuring Avon, Dabur International and Nestle Among Others

Dublin, May 05, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The "Premium Baby Care Products - Global Market Trajectory & Analytics" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, the global market for Premium Baby Care Products estimated at US$5.6 Billion in the year 2020, …

Nestle buys health brands from US nutrition firm The Bountiful Company for $5.75bn

Food and drink giant Nestle has bought a chunk of health brands from US nutrition and supplement firm The Bountiful The post Nestle buys health brands from US nutrition firm The Bountiful Company for $5.75bn appeared first on CityAM.

Nestle to Buy Vitamin Brands From KKR for $5.75 Billion

Nestle to Buy Vitamin Brands From KKR for $5.75 Billion

Nestle in talks to buy The Bountiful Co. before IPO

Swiss food giant Nestle on Monday confirmed that it was in talks to acquire "all or part of" The Bountiful Company. The maker of Nature's Bounty vitamins is backed by private-equity firm KKR & Co. and had been planning a U.S. initial public offering. Nestle's statement follows media speculation …

Nestle Is in Talks to Acquire Nature’s Bounty Owner

Nestle Is in Talks to Acquire Nature’s Bounty Owner

Nestle in Sweet Spot as Coffee Booms at Home, Restaurants Reopen

Nestle Has Blowout Quarter as Restaurants Start Reopening
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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 François-Xavier Roger.

  • How many employees does Nestle have?

    Nestle has 291,000 employees.

  • What is Nestle revenue?

    Latest Nestle annual revenue is CHF92.6 b.

  • What is Nestle revenue per employee?

    Latest Nestle revenue per employee is CHF318.1 k.

  • Who are Nestle competitors?

    Competitors of Nestle include Keurig Dr Pepper, Unilever and Mondelez International.

  • Where is Nestle headquarters?

    Nestle headquarters is located at Avenue Nestlé 55, Vevey.

  • Where are Nestle offices?

    Nestle has offices in Vevey, Cham, La Tour-de-Peilz, Glendale and in 111 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nestle have?

    Nestle has 116 offices.