Sports Direct International Plc Company Profile - Aug 11, 2011 by WrightReports

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   Sports Direct International Plc
                                                                                          440 Wheelers Farms Road
                                                                                          Milford, CT 06461 U.S.A.


  COMPANY PROFILE
  Figures in Pounds Sterling

                                 Wright Quality Rating:CBNN                                    Key Data

   Sports Direct International plc is a holding company. The Company, along with its           Ticker:
   subsidiaries, is engaged in retailing of sports and leisure clothing, footwear and          SPD
   equipment; wholesale distribution and sale of sports and leisure clothing, footwear
   and equipment under its owned or licensed brands, and licensing of the Company              2011 Sales:
   brands. It has two segments: retail and brands. The retail segment comprises the
                                                                                               1,599,237,000
   retail network of stores. The brands segment comprises the identification,
   acquisition, development and trading of a portfolio of sports and leisure brands. Its
   subsidiaries include Antigua Enterprises Inc, Antigua Enterprises Inc, Brands Inc           Major Industry:
   Limited, Brands Holdings Limited, CDS Holdings SA, Dunlop Slazenger Group Limited           Retailers
   and Karrimor Limited. On April 16, 2010, the Company acquired a further 7.5% of
   Warrnambool. On February 18, 2010, it acquired the remaining minority interest of           Sub Industry:
   Antigua Enterprises Inc. In July 2011, it acquired 80% interest in West Coast Capital       Miscellaneous Retailers
   (USC) Ltd.
                       Stock Chart                                    Officers                 Country:
                                                              Non Executive Chairman           United Kingdom
                                                                 Dr. Keith Hellawell
                                                                                               Currency:
                                                                  Vice Chairman
                                                                                               Pounds Sterling
                                                                Michael J. W. Ashley

                                                                                               Fiscal Year Ends:
                                                          Executive Director & Chief
                                                                 Executive                     April
                                                               David M. Forsey
                                                                                               Employees
                                                                    Secretary                  10,919
                                                               Rebecca Tylee-Birdsall
                                                                                               Exchanges:
                                                                                               LON

                                                                                               Share Type:
                                                                                               Ordinary

                                                                                               Market Capitalization:
                                                                                               1,356,049,365
           Stock Price (8/5/2011): 211.70 p
              Recent stock performance
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