Nestle announces CHF 20 billion ($20.07 billion) share buyback program

European Dividend Aristocrat Nestle SA reported on Thursday that its nine-month sales rose to 3.7%. The Swiss consumer-goods giant also said that it will distribute up to 20 billion Swiss francs ($20.07 billion) to its shareholders between 2020 and 2022. This will happen primarily through buybacks while maintaining its dividend policy. Nestle SA current dividend…