Wolseley plc (WOS) : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Wolseley plc

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Wolseley plc                                                                Financial Snapshot

                                                                            Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      Parkview 1220, Nr Reading, RG7        The company reported revenue of US$20,312.31
Headquarters Address
                                      4GA,United Kingdom                    million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                            company's revenue declined at a compounded rate of
Telephone                             + 44 118 9298700
                                                                            -6.18% during 2006–2010, with an annual decline of -
                                                                            9.98% over 2009. In 2010, the company recorded an
Fax                                   + 44 118 9298701                      operating margin of -1.72%, as against -4.24% in
                                                                            2009.
Website                               www.wolseley.com

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         WOS, London Stock Exchange (LON)      Revenue and Margins

Number of Employees                   47,000

Fiscal Year End                       July

Revenue (in US$ million)              20,858.46

Revenue (in GBP million)              13,558.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses

Broad Product Portfolio               Declining Liquidity Position

Strong Solvency Position

Wide Customer Base

Opportunities                         Threats

Demand for Plumbing Fittings          Fragile Economic Condition of UK

Positive Outlook of the Canada Real   Negative Outlook of US Construction
Estate Market                         Industry
Rising Demand for Sustainable         Slow Adoption of New Building
Products                              Products




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Wolseley plc - SWOT Profile                                                                                       Page 1
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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 .................................................................................................................................6
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
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................16
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 17
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................17
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 19
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 20
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................20
    5.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................20
    5.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................20
    5.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................20
    5.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................21
6     Wolseley plc - Company Statement ..................................................................................................... 22
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 23
8     Wolseley plc - Key Employees.............................................................................................................. 25
9     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 26
10    Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 27
    10.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................27
    10.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................27
11    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 30
    11.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................30
    11.2      Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................30
    11.3      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................34




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................8
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ................................................................................................................................................10
Table 4: Wolseley plc, History ..............................................................................................................................................23
Table 5: Wolseley plc, Key Employees ................................................................................................................................25
Table 6: Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................26
Table 7: Wolseley plc, Subsidiaries ......................................................................................................................................27
Table 8: Wolseley plc, Locations ..........................................................................................................................................29




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List of Figures

Figure 1: Revenue and Operating Profit ...............................................................................................................................11
Figure 2: Financial Position ..................................................................................................................................................12
Figure 3: Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ...................................................................................................................................13
Figure 4: Operational Efficiency ...........................................................................................................................................14
Figure 5: Solvency ................................................................................................................................................................15




				
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