VEVEY, SWITZERLAND--(Marketwire - Mar 13, 2013) - Nestlé S.A. / Nestlé publishesAnnual Report 2012
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Nestlé has published its Annual Report 2012, outlining the company'sperformancelast year and its future ambitions.
Read the report online:http://www.nestle.com/Media/NewsAndFeatures/annual-report-2012
The full Annual Report pack also contains the company's 2012 FinancialStatements, 2012 Corporate Governance report and the 2012 Nestlé insociety:Creating Shared Value and meeting our commitments report.
"The environment in 2013 looks to be every bit as challenging as it was in2012," said Nestlé Chairman Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, and NestléChief Executive Officer Paul Bulcke in a joint letter to shareholders.
"But 2013 will again provide opportunities to leverage our competitiveadvantages, to deliver on our growth opportunities and benefit from ourcontinuous drive for improvement across the group.
"We expect to deliver the Nestlé Model once again of organic growthbetween5-6%, as well as an improved margin and underlying earnings per share inconstant currencies."
Key figures from the report include:
* Group Sales of CHF 92.2 billion, + 8.6 billion
* 5.9% organic growth
* Trading operating profit CHF 140 billion, + 1.5 billion
* Trading operating profit margin 15.2%, +20 basis points
* Underlying earnings per share +7.5% in constant currencies
Read the full Annual Report pack in English, French and German on ourwebsite:http://www.nestle.com/AboutUs/MediaDocuments/MediaDocuments
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