Nestle S.A. operates within the Bottled and canned soft drinks sector.
In addition to historical fundamental analyses, the complete report available to purchase compares Nestle with three other
major food companies:
sales of 51.98 billion Euros [US$60.94 billion]
of which 42%
was Beauty & Personal Care),
(2020 sales: 23.62 billion Euros [US$27.69 billion]
of which 54%
was Essential Dairy & Plant-based), and
General Mills, Inc.
based in UNITED STATES
(2021 sales of $18.13 billion
of which 61%
was North America Retail).
Note: not all of these companies have the same fiscal year: the most recent data for each company are being used.
Sales were up sharply during the second
quarter of 2021 versus the previous year's second quarter.
During the second
quarter of 2021, sales at Nestle totalled
41.76 billion Swiss Francs.
an increase of 105.3%
from the 20.34 billion Swiss Francs in sales at the company during the second quarter of 2020.
During the first two
quarters of 2021, sales totalled 62.84 billion Swiss Francs, which is
than through the first two quarters of 2020.
Sales at Nestle appear to have some seasonality: during each of the previous 5
years, sales have been highest during the fourth quarter, which has accounted for
between 26.1% and 52.1%
of the annual
During the year ended December of 2020, sales at
Nestle were 84.34 billion Swiss Francs (US$91.28 billion).
decrease of 8.9%
versus 2019, when the company's sales were 92.57 billion Swiss Francs.
The sales level in 2020 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2015, Nestle had sales
of 88.79 billion Swiss Francs.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 16.0% decline
in Other Businesses, from 11.16 billion Swiss Francs to 9.38 billion Swiss Francs.
There were also decreases in sales in
Zone Aoa (down 4.0% to 20.73 billion Swiss Francs)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Zone Ams (up 2.6% to 34.01 billion Swiss Francs)
Zone Emena (up 7.4% to 20.23 billion Swiss Francs)