Sodexo SA: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Sodexo SA

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Sodexo SA                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                     Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                255 quai de la Bataille, Issy-les-   The company reported revenue of US$20,341.33
Headquarters Address
                                Moulineaux, 92130,France             million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                     company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 6.19% during
Telephone                       + 33 0 1 30 85 75 00
                                                                     2006–2010, with an annual decline of -0.24% over
                                                                     2009. In 2010, the company recorded an operating
Fax                             N/A                                  margin of 5.05%, as against 5.08% in <2009.

Website                         www.sodexo.com
                                                                     Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange   SW, Euronext Paris

Number of Employees             380,000

Fiscal Year End                 December

Revenue (in US$ million)        20,341.33




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                       Weaknesses                           Return on Equity

Diversified customer base       Controversies                        The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                     15.11% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Compass
                                                                     Group PLC (Ticker: CPG), Autogrill S.p.A. (Ticker:
Industry recognition                                                 AGL) and Unifirst Corporation (Ticker: UNF), which
                                                                     recorded ROEs of 22.00%, 14.99% and 10.79%
Steady revenue growth                                                respectively. The company reported a net profit
                                                                     margin of 5.05% in 2010.
Wide geographic presence
                                                                     Return on Equity
Opportunities                   Threats

Business expansions             Contamination of products

New contracts                   Food Inflation

Strategic acquisitions

Usage of latest technology




                                                                     Liquidity Position

                                                                     The company reported a current ratio of 0.95 in 2010,
                                                                     as compared to its peers, Compass Group PLC,
                                                                     Autogrill S.p.A. and Unifirst Corporation, which
                                                                     recorded current ratios of 0.85, 0.50 and 1.87
                                                                     respectively. As of December 2010, the company
                                                                     recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                     US$2,042.67 million, against US$200.00 million
                                                                     current debt. The company reported a debt to equity
                                                                     ratio of 1.01 in 2010 as compared to its peers,
                                                                     Compass Group PLC, Autogrill S.p.A. and Unifirst
                                                                     Corporation, which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                     0.44, 2.56 and 0.26 respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................8
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.2.6       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................16
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................19
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................20
      2.3.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................21
      2.3.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................22
      2.3.6       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................23
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 24
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................24
    3.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................24
    3.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................25
    3.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................
								
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