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:
of the Netherlands
sales of 53.27 billion Euro [US$58.48 billion]
of which 38%
was Personal Care),
(2015 sales: 22.41 billion Euro [US$24.60 billion]
of which 49%
was Fresh Dairy Products), and
General Mills, Inc.
based in the United States
(2016 sales of $16.56 billion
of which 60%
was U.S. 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 2015, sales at
Nestle were 88.79 billion Swiss Francs (US$89.77 billion).
decrease of 3.1%
versus 2014, when the company's sales were 91.61 billion Swiss Francs.
Contributing to the drop in overall sales was the 21.5% decline
in Zone Asia, Oceania and Africa, from 18.27 billion Swiss Francs to 14.34 billion Swiss Francs.
There were also decreases in sales in
Zone Americas (down 5.3% to 25.84 billion Swiss Francs)
However, these declines were partially offset by the increase in sales of
Zone Europe (up 8.1% to 16.40 billion Swiss Francs)
Other Businesses (up 1.7% to 14.11 billion Swiss Francs)
Nestle Nutrition (up 8.8% to 10.46 billion Swiss Francs)
Nestle Waters (up 3.2% to 7.63 billion Swiss Francs)