Kerry Group plc: Consumer Packaged Goods Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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					Kerry Group plc

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Kerry Group plc                                                              Financial Snapshot

                                                                             Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                             The company reported revenue of US$7,069.60
Headquarters Address                    Prince's Street, Tralee, ,Ireland
                                                                             million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
                                                                             company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 1.89% during
Telephone                               + 353 66 7182000
                                                                             2007–2011, with an annual growth of 6.90% over
                                                                             2010. In 2011, the company recorded an operating
Fax                                     + 353 66 7182961                     margin of 9.04%, as against 9.14% in 2010.

Website                                 www.kerrygroup.com
                                                                             Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange           KRZ, Irish Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                     22,479

Fiscal Year End                         December

Revenue (in US$ million)                7,069.60

Revenue (in EUR million)                5,302.20




SWOT Analysis                                                                Return on Equity

Strengths                               Weaknesses                           The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                             19.55% for 2011, as compared to its peers, Britvic Plc
Steady revenue growth                   Geographical concentration           (Ticker: BVIC), Greencore Group plc (Ticker: GCG)
                                                                             and Premier Foods plc (Ticker: PFD), which recorded
Strong brand equity and leading                                              ROEs of 259.56%, 9.99% and -59.20% respectively.
market position                                                              The company reported an operating margin of 9.04%
                                                                             in 2011.
Opportunities                           Threats
                                                                             Return on Equity
Positive confectionery market outlook   Economic instability in EU nations

Rising popularity of private labels     Raw material prices

Strategic acquisitions                  Shortage of skilled manpower




                                                                             Liquidity Position

                                                                             The company reported a current ratio of 1.29 in 2011,
                                                                             as compared to its peers, Britvic Plc, Greencore
                                                                             Group plc and Premier Foods plc, which recorded
                                                                             current ratios of 0.99, 0.54 and 0.68 respectively. As
                                                                             of December 2011, the company recorded cash and
                                                                             short-term investments of worth US$319.07 million,
                                                                             against zero current debt. The company reported a
                                                                             debt to equity ratio of 0.88 in 2011 as compared to its
                                                                             peers, Britvic Plc, Greencore Group plc and Premier
                                                                             Foods plc, which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                             25.48, 1.24 and 1.82 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 ........................................................................
				
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