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NSRGY

Nestle

$83.25

1.585 (1.94%)

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Nestle reports FY17 reported sales CHF89.8B vs. CHF89.5B last year

Underlying trading operating profit margin ahead of expectations, up 50 basis points in constant currency and up 40 basis points on a reported basis to 16.4%. Trading operating profit margin decreased by 60 basis points on a reported basis to 14.7%, in line with October 2017 expectations. This included a CHF 900 million increase mainly in restructuring and related costs to CHF 1.5 billion. Underlying earnings per share increased by 4.7% in constant currency and by 4.6% to CHF 3.55 on a reported basis. Mark Schneider, Nestle CEO, said: "Our 2017 organic sales growth was within the guided range but below our expectations, in particular due to weak sales development towards the end of the year. Sales growth in Europe and Asia was encouraging while North America and Brazil continued to see a challenging environment. Our cost reduction initiatives delivered margin improvement ahead of 2017 expectations, in spite of considerable commodity price increases. During the past months, we have completed initial portfolio adjustments with very favorable results. We will continue this active portfolio management approach in a disciplined manner and fully in line with our strategy. Regarding our core portfolio, accelerating our growth through product innovation and renovation is high on the agenda. Organic sales growth is expected to improve in 2018 and we are firmly on track for our 2020 margin improvement target."

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NSRGY Nestle
$83.25

1.585 (1.94%)

08/16/17
PIPR
08/16/17
NO CHANGE
Target $92
PIPR
Neutral
Kraft Heinz could have interest in Nestle divestitures, says Piper Jaffray
Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Lavery expects Kraft Heinz (KHC) to pursue further consolidation, likely in packaged food, and believes potential divestitures from Nestle (NSRGY) could fit the company's criteria well. Such a deal could boost Kraft's international scale and provide synergy savings in its U.S. frozen supply chain, the analyst tells investors in a research note. He maintains a Neutral rating on Kraft Heinz shares with a $92 price target.
10/04/17
MSCO
10/04/17
NO CHANGE
Target $62
MSCO
Overweight
'Third Wave' coffee shops still too small to hurt Starbucks, says Morgan Stanley
Morgan Stanley analyst John Glass said the emergence of more "Third Wave" coffee shops have fueled competitive fears for Starbucks (SBUX), but he contends that the absolute numbers of specialty chains with 10 or more units remain small and most data sources show smaller chains and independents are flat to slightly declining in number. Recent high profile investments in specialty coffee, such as JAB's purchases of Stumptown and Intelligentsia and Nestle's (NSRGY) majority stake in Blue Bottle, are making headlines, but the brands' competitive relevance may be overstated, Glass tells investors. The analyst, who added that the last time McDonald's (MCD) pushed into specialty coffee it had "no discernable negative impact on Starbucks, and arguably even a positive one," keeps an Overweight rating and $62 price target on Starbucks shares.
10/13/17
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10/13/17
NO CHANGE
Target $7
CHLM
Buy
Market just beginning to recognize Codexis opportunity, says Craig-Hallum
Craig-Hallum analyst Matt Hewitt says Codexis (CDXS) has a "unique proprietary CodeEvolver protein engineering platform" that is being sought by large pharma names, citing yesterday's announcement of a partnership with Nestle (NSRGY). Hewitt says that despite the recent stock price appreciation, the increasing value of the company's development pipeline suggests the markets is just starting to recognize the opportunity. The analyst has a Buy rating and a $7 price target on the stock.
11/21/17
WELS
11/21/17
NO CHANGE
WELS
Nestle acquisition of Hain makes sense, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst John Baumgartner believes a Nestle (NSRGY) acquisition of Hain Celestial (HAIN) would make sense. Bloomberg last night reported that Nestle is among the companies exploring a purchase of Hain. Nestle would likely be a good fit for Hain's baby food, skin care and tea businesses, Baumgartner told investors earlier in a research note. The analyst sees "tax leakage" as a headwind for any deal and keeps a Market Perform rating on Hain with a $38 price target.

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