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$58.80 billion]
of which 42%
was Beauty & Personal Care),
(2019 sales: 25.29 billion Euros [US$28.61 billion]
of which 52%
was Essential Dairy & Plant-based), and
General Mills, Inc.
based in UNITED STATES
(2020 sales of $17.63 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.
During the year ended December of 2019, sales at
Nestle were 92.57 billion Swiss Francs (US$98.58 billion).
a very small
increase of 1.2%
versus 2018, when the company's sales were 91.44 billion Swiss Francs.
This was the fourth straight year of sales growth at Nestle.
The sales level in 2019 was fairly close to the level five years ago: in 2014, Nestle had sales
of 91.61 billion Swiss Francs.
Sales of Zone Ams saw an increase
that was more than double the company's growth rate: sales were up
7.0% in 2019, from
30.98 billion Swiss Francs to 33.15 billion Swiss Francs.
Not all segments of Nestle experienced an increase in sales in 2019:
sales of Other Businesses fell 9.5% to 11.16 billion Swiss Francs.
Nestle also experienced decreases in sales in
Zone Emena (down 0.5% to 18.83 billion Swiss Francs)
Nestle Waters (down 0.7% to 7.82 billion Swiss Francs)