Wesfarmers Limited (WES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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Wesfarmers Limited (WES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.

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Wesfarmers Limited (Wesfarmers) is a diversified business services provider. The company, together with its subsidiaries carries out a wide range of business activities including supermar

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									            Wesfarmers Limited (WES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                        Review
        Reference Code: GDGE34745FSA                                                                                             Publication Date: FEB 2013

          11th Floor, Wesfarmers House                       Phone              +61 8 93274211                      Revenue         58,080 (million AUD)
          Perth, WA                                          Fax                +61 8 93274216                      Net Profit      2,126 (million AUD)
          6000                                               Website            www.wesfarmers.com.au               Employees       201,413
                                                                                WES [Australian Stock
          Australia                                          Exchange                                               Industry        Oil & Gas
                                                                                Exchange (Sydney)]

       Company Overview
       Wesfarmers Limited (Wesfarmers) is a diversified business services provider. The company, together with its subsidiaries carries
       out a wide range of business activities including supermarkets, general merchandise, home improvement products and building
       supplies, coal mining, gas production and distribution, industrial and safety product distribution, chemicals and fertilizers,
       insurance and others. Wesfarmers operates through its business divisions, namely, Coles, Home Improvement & Office Supplies,
       Target, Kmart, Resources, Insurance, Industrial and Safety, Chemicals, Energy and Fertilizers, and other businesses. Besides,
       the company has interests in private equity and other activities.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Wesfarmers Limited, SWOT Analysis
         Richard Goyder                      Director                                 Strengths                                Weaknesses
         Dr. Bob Every                       Chairman
                                                                                      Robust Financial Performance Increasing Trade Receivables
         Colin Carter                        Director
                                                                                      Strong Market Position
         James Graham                        Director
         Charles Macek                       Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                            Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Increasing Demand for Coal               Intense Market Competition
       Share Data
                                                                                      Growth and Sustainability                Rising Labor Wages
         Wesfarmers Limited
                                                                                      Prospects
        Share Price (AUD) as on 26-Feb-                                40.14
        2013
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (AUD)                                                        1.84        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million AUD)                                      46,450
        Enterprise Value (million AUD)                                50,825
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                   1,157
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       Wesfarmers Limited - Key Facts ........................................................................................................................................................ 4
       Wesfarmers Limited - Key Employees ............................................................................................................................................... 5
       Wesfarmers Limited - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................................................. 6
       Wesfarmers Limited - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................................... 7
       Wesfarmers Limited - History ............................................................................................................................................................. 8
       Wesfarmers Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................... 10
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 10
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 10
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Wesfarmers Limited - Business Description ..................................................................................................................................... 12
       Wesfarmers Limited - Corporate Strategy ........................................................................................................................................ 14
       Wesfarmers Limited - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................................. 15
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 15
          Wesfarmers Limited - Strengths ................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Robust Financial Performance ................................................................................................................................. 15
             Strength - Strong Market Position ............................................................................................................................................. 15
             Strength - Diversified Business Lines ........................................................................................................................................ 15
          Wesfarmers Limited - Weaknesses .............................................................................................................................................. 16
             Weakness - Increasing Trade Receivables ............................................................................................................................... 16
          Wesfarmers Limited - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................. 16
             Opportunity - Increasing Demand for Coal ................................................................................................................................ 16
             Opportunity - Growth and Sustainability Prospects ................................................................................................................... 16
             Opportunity - Rising Demand for Private Labels ....................................................................................................................... 16
          Wesfarmers Limited - Threats....................................................................................................................................................... 16
             Threat - Intense Market Competition ......................................................................................................................................... 16
             Threat - Rising Labor Wages .................................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Limited Geographical Concentration............................................................................................................................ 17
       Wesfarmers Limited - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................................ 18
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 19
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 19
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 19
       Performance Chart ........................................................................................................................................................................... 21
       Financial Performance...................................................................................................................................................................... 21
       Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios....................................................................................................................................................... 22
       Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts ......................................................................................................................................................... 23
   
								
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