The following charts shows the performance comparison of US-based food giant General Mills (GIS) and Switzerland-based Nestle SA (NSRGY). In the 5-year period shown, the gap in returns between these companies is not large. However the 10-year return of Nestle more than double that of General Mills’ return. Compared to General Mills, Nestle owns many brands which are highly popular in emerging markets. In addition, Nestle is also known for coming up with successful innovative products.
5-year return of General Mills vs. Nestle SA:
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10-year return of General Mills vs. Nestle SA:
Source: Google Finance
Disclosure: Long GIS