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- Who is the player?
Nestlé is today the world's leading food group by sales. The group holds strong positions in coffee, petcare, infant nutrition, and bottled water markets. It owns some 34 brands that each generates over $1bn in annual sales. It also has a 23% stake in L'Oréal. [...]
- What are the player's strategies?
While Nestlé has been transforming its organizational focus, it has also been building on its existing strengths. The company's positive 2018 performance was due in large part to revived growth in its two largest markets, the US and China. In the US, the third largest M&A deal in the company's history was achieved over the course of 2018, i.e. the approx. €6bn perpetual licensing deal with Starbucks that gives Nestlé the right to sell Starbucks packaged coffee and tea brands, excluding RTD products and items sold in-store. […]
- What are the player's strengths and weaknesses?
Broad global presence and client base […]
Largest R&D network in the food & beverages industry […]
Late entry onto the incubator scene in a global packaged food market that is seeing
increased fragmentation […]
Investor pressure to accelerate divestments and improve margins […]
- What is the player's financial position?
The financial indicators presented in the report include: Consolidated net revenues, Consolidated operating income and margin, Consolidated net profit and margin, R&D spending and ratio, 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.