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- Who is the player?
Nestlé is a Swiss-based food and beverages multinational company, formed in 1905, following the merger of the Anglo-Swiss Milk Company and Farine Lactée Henri Nestlé. With more than 2,000 brands under its umbrella, the company develops and markets a wide range of products, including bottled water, coffee, tea, baby food, medical food, pet food, prepared dished and cooking aids, cereals, confectionery, dairy products and snacks. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
Over the last few years, Nestlé has focused its strategy on expanding its activities and operations overseas, more particularly in high-growth geographic markets. The company has been very active in the construction of new factories all over the world, with the aim of meeting growing local customer needs regarding food and beverage products. The Swiss-based company, which had 413 factories in 85 countries as of December 31, 2017, recently expanded its production and distribution capabilities in countries such as Cuba, Uruguay, Vietnam, Thailand and Dubai, […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Diversified brand and product portfolios, covering a wide range of products and enabling Nestlé to mitigate its risk of exposure
Wide geographical presence, with commercial operations in 189 countries around the world. […]
Declining profitability, with a net margin that almost lost 3 percentage points between 2013 and 2017, passing from 10.9% to 8.0%. […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators included in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, R&D expenses, Sales by segment, Sales performance by segment, Sales by region, Sales performance by region, Profitability ratios, Liquidity ratios, Solvency ratios and Free cash flow and capital expenditure.