Oct 18 (Reuters) - Danone Chief Financial Officer Cecile Cabanis tells analysts during a call:
* Danone's goal is still to stabilise dairy sales in Europe in 2016
* Expects group to be "in the low end of (guidance) range for top line, high end for margin" in 2016.
* Danone's guidance for 2016 is of like-like sales growth of 3-5 percent and a rise in operating margin of 50-60 basis points.
* Expects China transition to last "a few quarters" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage: (Reporting By Dominique Vidalon)