For 2015 the consensus of the earnings per share of Nestle is at profit of 3,29 Switzerland Franc. Based on this the price/earnings-ratio equals 21,76.
The consensus of the dividends per share is at 2,23 Switzerland Franc.Consequently the dividend return is around 3,11 percent. On average the stocks in this sector yield a dividend return of around 1,65 percent.
The stocks Ter Beke, Greenyard Foods and KTG Agrar in the sector food sector have the most buy recommendations. The 3 most recent recommendations for the food sector were provided by Berenberg (buy, 83,00 Switzerland Franc), JP Morgan (buy, 80,00 Switzerland Franc) and Nomura Securities (buy, 91,00 Switzerland Franc).
Nestle's book value/price equals 0,31. The food producer now trades at a Shiller PE of -12.38. The stock now trades at 71,60 Switzerland Franc. This equals 16 times the 2014's earnings per share.