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X-Rite, Inc.: Ingredients Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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Canadean's "X-Rite, Inc.: Ingredients Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a company overview, business description, competitive benchmarking, SWOT analysis, mergers & acquisitions, key facts, information on products and services, details of locations and subsidiaries, plus information on key news events affecting the company.

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									X-Rite, Inc.

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X-Rite, Inc.                                                                   Financial Snapshot

                                                                               Operating Performance
Fast Facts
Headquarters Address
                                        4300 44th Street S.E., Grand Rapids,   The company reported revenue of US$237.60
                                        49512,United States of America         million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
Telephone                               + 1 616 803 2100                       company's revenue declined at a compounded
                                                                               rate of 1.14% during 2007–2011, with an annual
Fax                                     + 1 616 534 1466                       growth of 6.67% over 2010. In 2011, the
                                                                               company recorded an operating margin of
Website                                 www.xrite.com                          16.08%, as against 12.99% in 2010.

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange           XRIT, NASDAQ
                                                                               Revenue and Margins
Number of Employees                     746

Fiscal Year End                         January

Revenue (in US$ million)                237.60




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                               Weaknesses                             Return on Equity

Geographically diversified operations   Declining liquidity position           The company recorded a return on equity (ROE)
                                        Overdependence on Imaging and          of 18.53% for the fiscal year 2011, as compared
Strong operational performance                                                 to its peers, Xerox Corporation (Ticker: BCX),
                                        Media product line
                                                                               Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (Ticker: EFII) and
Strong solvency position                                                       FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation (Ticker: 4901),
                                                                               which recorded ROEs of 10.59%, 4.86% and
Opportunities                           Threats                                3.71% respectively. Furthermore, the company
                                                                               reported an operating margin of 16.08% in 2011.
Growing cosmetic industry in Asia       Economic instability of EU nations
                                                                               Return on Equity
Increase in global food consumption     Rising inflation

Recent partnerships                     Rising labor cost




                                                                               Liquidity Position

                                                                               The company reported a current ratio of 2.01 in
                                                                               2011, as compared to its peers, Xerox
                                                                               Corporation, Electronics For Imaging, Inc. and
                                                                               FUJIFILM Holdings Corporation, which recorded
                                                                               current ratios of 1.24, 2.86 and 2.24
                                                                               respectively. As of January 2011, the company
                                                                               recorded cash and short-term investments of
                                                                               worth US$6.30 million, against US$11.80 million
                                                                               current debt. The company reported a debt to
                                                                               equity ratio of 0.56 in 2011 as compared to its
                                                                               peers, Xerox Corporation, Electronics For
                                                                               Imaging,     Inc.   and    FUJIFILM    Holdings
                                                                               Corporation, which recorded debt to equity ratios
                                                                               of 0.71, 0.00 and 0.11 respectively.


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X-Rite, Inc. - SWOT Profile                                                                                        Page 1
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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description .....................................................................................................
								
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