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Nestle Nine-Month Comparable Sales Rise 7.3%, to Beat Sales Goal

October 20, 2011

Oct. 19 (Bloomberg) -- Nestle SA’s nine-month comparable sales rose 7.3 percent, the company said in an e-mailed statement today. Analysts expected a gain of 7.2 percent, according to the average of 17 estimates gathered by Bloomberg. The company said it expects 2011 sales on that basis to beat its goal of 5 percent to 6 percent growth.

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