Company profile: With a market value of $190 billion, Nestle is the largest food and beverage company in the world, so its Jenny Craig weight-loss business, with revenue estimated at $462 million last year, is but a small portion of its annual sales.The Swiss company's product portfolio includes the internationally recognized brands Nestle, Nescafe, Perrier, Gerber, Poland Spring and Pure Life. Nestle's Nutrition unit acquired Jenny Craig from its founders in 2006. Share performance: up 1% this year; 15-year annualized return of 13.5%. Analysts' take: Credit Suisse (CS) has its shares rated "neutral." Nestle gets no other Wall Street analyst coverage. Morningstar has a $57 "fair value" on its shares, which are now trading at about $58.
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