Knoll, Inc.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Knoll, Inc.

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Knoll, Inc.                                                                Financial Snapshot

                                                                           Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                  1235 Water Street, East Greenville,      The company reported revenue of US$809.47 million
Headquarters Address
                                  18041,United States of America           during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The company's
                                                                           revenue declined at a compounded rate of 4.72%
Telephone                         + 1 215 6797991
                                                                           during 2006–2010, with an annual growth of 3.77%
                                                                           over 2009. In 2010, the company recorded an
Fax                               N/A                                      operating margin of 7.99%, as against 8.14% in 2009.

Website                           www.knoll.com
                                                                           Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange     KNL, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees               3,006

Fiscal Year End                   December

Revenue (in US$ million)          809.47




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                         Weaknesses                               Return on Equity

Strengthening solvency position   Declining profitability                  The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                           22.17% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Herman
                                                                           Miller, Inc. (Ticker: MLHR), HNI Corporation (Ticker:
Sustainable liquidity position    Less focus on international operations   HNI) and Steelcase Inc. (Ticker: SCS), which
                                                                           recorded ROEs of 35.33%, 6.60% and -1.95%
Opportunities                     Threats                                  respectively. The company reported an operating
                                                                           margin of 7.99% in 2010.
Demand for sustainable products   Increasing labor cost
                                                                           Return on Equity
                                  Negative outlook of US construction
Growing remodeling sector
                                  industry




                                                                           Liquidity Position

                                                                           The company reported a current ratio of 1.36 in 2010,
                                                                           as compared to its peers, Herman Miller, Inc., HNI
                                                                           Corporation and Steelcase Inc., which recorded
                                                                           current ratios of 1.26, 1.13 and 1.54 respectively. As
                                                                           of December 2010, the company recorded cash and
                                                                           short-term investments of worth US$26.93 million,
                                                                           against US$0.14 million current debt. The company
                                                                           reported a debt to equity ratio of 1.94 in 2010 as
                                                                           compared to its peers, Herman Miller, Inc., HNI
                                                                           Corporation and Steelcase Inc., which recorded debt
                                                                           to equity ratios of 3.81, 0.49 and 0.43 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 ...............................................................................................
				
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