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Brampton Brick Limited (BBL.A): Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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This SWOT analysis and company profile is a crucial resource for industry executives and anyone looking to gain a better understanding of the company's business. WMI's 'Brampton Brick Limited (BBL.A):Company Profile and SWOT Analysis' report utilizes a wide range of primary and secondary sources, which are analyzed and presented in a consistent and easily accessible format. WMI strictly follows a standardized research methodology to ensure high levels of data quality and these characteristics guarantee a unique report.

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									Brampton Brick Limited

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Brampton Brick Limited                                                Financial Snapshot

                                                                      Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                   225 Wanless Drive, Brampton, L7A   The company reported revenue of US$77.68 million
Headquarters Address
                                   1E9,Canada                         during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The company's
                                                                      revenue grew at a CAGR of 0.23% during 2007–
Telephone                          + 1 905 8401011
                                                                      2011, with an annual growth of 10.18% over 2010. In
                                                                      2011, the company recorded an operating margin of
Fax                                + 1 905 8401535                    1.37%, as against 2.97% in 2010.

Website                            www.bramptonbrick.com
                                                                      Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      BBL.A, Toronto Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                201

Fiscal Year End                    December

Revenue (in US$ million)           77.68

Revenue (in CAD million)           80.01




SWOT Analysis                                                         Return on Equity

Strengths                          Weaknesses                         The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of -
                                                                      7.31% for 2011, as compared to its peers, Brickworks
Huge clay reserves                 Limited international operations   Limited (Ticker: BKW), Boral Limited (Ticker: BLD)
                                                                      and Brickworks Investment Company Limited (Ticker:
                                                                      BKI), which recorded ROEs of 8.51%, 5.39% and
Strong product portfolio           Limited liquidity position         5.26% respectively. The company reported an
                                                                      operating margin of 1.37% in 2011.
Opportunities                      Threats
                                                                      Return on Equity
Green building trends              Increasing labor costs

Positive outlook of the Canadian
                                   Labor shortage in Canada
housing market

                                   Stringent regulations




                                                                      Liquidity Position

                                                                      The company reported a current ratio of 1.65 in 2011,
                                                                      as compared to its peers, Brickworks Limited, Boral
                                                                      Limited and Brickworks Investment Company Limited,
                                                                      which recorded current ratios of 3.19, 1.68 and 50.35
                                                                      respectively. As of December 2011, the company
                                                                      recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                      US$1.15 million, against US$3.00 million current debt.
                                                                      The company reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.32 in
                                                                      2011 as compared to its peers, Brickworks Limited,
                                                                      Boral Limited and Brickworks Investment Company
                                                                      Limited, which recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.18,
                                                                      0.34 and 0.00 respectively.




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    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
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