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Nestle is a global food and beverage company. The company offers products and services across a wide range of categories, including powdered and liquid beverages, nutrition and health science, milk products and ice cream, petcare, prepared dishes and cooking aids, confectionery, and water. Its main brands include Nescafé, KitKat, Nespresso, Maggi, Toll House, and Milo.
TypePublic
Founded1866
HQVevey, CH
Websitenestle.com
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2018)308,000(-4%)
Job Openings2,119
Revenue (FY, 2018)CHF91.4 B(+2%)
Share Price (Aug 2017)CHF80.6

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)
Chris Johnson

Chris Johnson

Executive Vice President Chief Executive Officer Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa (AOA)
Patrice Bula

Patrice Bula

Executive Vice President Head of Strategic Business Units, Marketing, Sales and Nespresso
Marco Settembri

Marco Settembri

Executive Vice President Chief Executive Officer Zone Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA)
François-Xavier Roger

François-Xavier Roger

Executive Vice President Chief Financial Officer
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Nestle Office Locations

Nestle has offices in Vevey, La Tour-de-Peilz, Glendale, Algiers and in 84 other locations
Vevey, CH (HQ)
Avenue Nestlé 55
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
Rhodes, AU
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 CHF91.44 b in FY, 2018 which is a 1.8% increase from the previous period.
CHF

Revenue (H1, 2019)

45.5b

Gross profit (H1, 2019)

22.7b

Gross profit margin (H1, 2019), %

49.9%

Net income (H1, 2019)

5.1b

EBIT (H1, 2019)

6.7b

Market capitalization (28-Aug-2017)

250.5b

Closing stock price (28-Aug-2017)

80.6

Cash (30-Jun-2019)

4.5b

EV

288.9b
Nestle's current market capitalization is CHF250.5 b.
Annual
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Revenue

91.6b88.8b89.5b89.8b91.4b

Revenue growth, %

(3%)1%0%2%

Cost of goods sold

47.6b44.7b44.2b44.9b46.1b

Gross profit

44.1b44.1b45.3b44.9b45.4b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Revenue

42.8b43.2b43.0b43.9b45.5b

Cost of goods sold

21.6b21.2b21.4b22.3b22.8b

Gross profit

21.2b21.9b21.6b21.7b22.7b

Gross profit Margin, %

49%51%50%49%50%
Annual
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Cash

7.4b4.9b8.0b7.9b4.5b

Accounts Receivable

10.3b9.7b10.0b10.2b9.1b

Prepaid Expenses

565.0m583.0m573.0m607.0m530.0m

Inventories

9.2b8.2b8.4b9.1b9.1b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Cash

3.8b4.3b4.0b4.6b4.5b

Prepaid Expenses

771.0m842.0m872.0m857.0m763.0m

Inventories

9.0b8.9b9.5b10.1b10.2b

Current Assets

28.6b29.9b28.6b35.0b37.5b
Annual
CHFFY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Net Income

14.9b9.5b8.9b7.5b10.5b

Depreciation and Amortization

3.1b3.2b3.1b3.2b3.9b

Inventories

(534.0m)(25.0m)(238.0m)(838.0m)(450.0m)

Accounts Payable

912.0m988.0m1.9b520.0m1.0b
Half Year
CHFH1, 2015H1, 2016H1, 2017H1, 2018H1, 2019

Net Income

4.7b4.3b5.1b6.0b5.1b

Depreciation and Amortization

1.5b1.5b1.6b1.9b1.9b

Cash From Operating Activities

3.9b4.9b3.0b5.7b5.2b

Cash From Investing Activities

(919.0m)(2.0b)(1.6b)(1.9b)3.7b
CHFY, 2019

EV/EBIT

42.9 x

EV/CFO

56 x

EV/FCF

70.8 x

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.6 x
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Nestle Operating Metrics

FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018

Countries

197 189 191 189 190

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 b
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Nestle Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Tails.comMay 04, 2018
WamizMarch 01, 2018
TerrafertilFebruary 09, 2018
Atrium InnovationsDecember 05, 2017$2.30 b
Chameleon Cold-BrewNovember 03, 2017
Blue Bottle CoffeeSeptember 14, 2017$425 m
Sweet EarthSeptember 07, 2017
GaldermaNovember 02, 2014
Wyeth NutritionalsApril 23, 2012$11.85 b
Sweet LeafMay 06, 2011
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Nestle Revenue Breakdown

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Nestle revenue breakdown by business segment: 13.5% from Other Businesses, 8.6% from Nestlé Waters, 23.3% from Zone Asia, Oceania and sub-Saharan Africa (AOA), 33.9% from Zone Americas (AMS) and 20.7% from Zone Europe, Middle East and North Africa (EMENA)

Nestle revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 30.2% from USA, 68.4% from Rest of the World and 1.4% from Other

Nestle Online and Social Media Presence

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Nestle News and Updates

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DUBLIN, Jan. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Global Halal Food & Beverage Market 2019-2027" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. The global halal food & beverage market is expected to show compelling growth in terms of revenue with a CAGR of 5.85% during the...

Focus on Premixed Flour Market Changing the Way of Business in Upcoming Year with Profiling Key Nestle, Cargill, Puratos

The global Premixed Flour market is valued at XX million USD in 2020 and is expected to reach XX million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2020 and 2026. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Butter Coffee Market Demand & Competitive Analysis by 2026| Nestle, Hallstar, Bulletproof Nutrition

The global Butter Coffee market is valued at XX million USD in 2020 and is expected to reach XX million USD by the end of 2026, growing at a CAGR of XX% between 2020 and 2026. Posted via Industry Today. Follow us on Twitter @IndustryToday

Dow Jones Newswires: Nestle to invest up to CHF2 billion in sustainable packaging

The Swiss food-and-beverage company said it plans to reduce its use of virgin plastics by one third by 2025 and source up to 2 million metric tons of food-grade recycled plastics

Nestle to Spend Up to $2.1 Billion on Recycled-Plastic Plan

Nestle to also set up a 250 million-franc venture capital fund to develop packaging technology.

Tumor Nutrition Market Demand & Competitive Analysis by 2025| Danone, Nestle, Abbott

The Tumor Nutrition market was valued at xx Million US$ in 2020 and is projected to reach xx Million US$ by 2026, at a CAGR of xx% during the forecast period. In this study, 2018 has been considered as the base year and 2020 to 2026 as the forecast period to estimate the market size for Tumor Nutrit…
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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 308,000 employees.

  • What is Nestle revenue?

    Latest Nestle annual revenue is CHF91.4 b.

  • What is Nestle revenue per employee?

    Latest Nestle revenue per employee is CHF296.9 k.

  • Who are Nestle competitors?

    Competitors of Nestle include Unilever, Mondelez International and Hershey.

  • Where is Nestle headquarters?

    Nestle headquarters is located at Avenue Nestlé 55, Vevey.

  • Where are Nestle offices?

    Nestle has offices in Vevey, La Tour-de-Peilz, Glendale, Algiers and in 84 other locations.

  • How many offices does Nestle have?

    Nestle has 88 offices.