4imprint Group plc (FOUR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					           4imprint Group plc (FOUR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                         Review

       Reference Code: GDBCS33245FSA                                                                                     Publication Date: MAY 2011

       Broadway Trafford, Wharf Road           Phone            +44 870 2406622                           Revenue           201 (million GBP)
       Manchester                              Fax              +44 870 2413440                           Net Profit        6.86 (million GBP)
       M17 1DD                                 Website          www.4imprint.co.uk                        Employees         897
                                               Exchange         FOUR [London Stock Exchange               Industry          Business and Consumer
       United Kingdom
                                                                (LON)]                                                      Services

      Company Overview
       4imprint Group plc (4imprint) is a UK based company involved in distributing and selling a wide range of promotional products.
       The company is also engaged in providing various services such as printing, engraving, design, artwork and packaging. The
       company has offices in the UK, the US, Hong Kong, and Germany. It operates through three reportable business segments: End
       User Division, Direct Marketing Division and Trade Division. 4imprint also serves its customers through catalogues and Internet
       based web portals. Geographically, the company operates in the US, Canada and the UK. The company is headquartered in
       London, the UK.

      Key Executives                                                                  SWOT Analysis
                    Name                                    Title                     4imprint Group plc, SWOT Analysis
      K.J. Minton                           Chairman                                  Strengths                  Weaknesses

      A.J. Scull                            Director
                                                                                      Increased Cash Position            Decline in Current Asset
      G. Davies                             Director                                                                     Turnover
      I. Brindle                            Director                                  Extensive Range of Products
                                                                                                                         Under Performance of SPS
      N. Temple                             Director                                                                     Division
      Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
      GlobalData
                                                                                      Opportunities                      Threats
      Share Data
      4imprint Group plc                                                              Emerging Markets                   Unstable Macro Environment
       Share Price (GBP) as on 25-May-2011                                 2.69
                                                                                      New Business Expansion             Rapid Technological
       EPS (GBP)                                                           0.26
                                                                                      Initiatives                        Advancements
       Market Cap (million GBP)                                                  69

       Enterprise Value (million GBP)                                            69
                                                                                 26   Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Shares Outstanding (million)                                                   Research, GlobalData
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
       GlobalData

      Financial Performance




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




4imprint Group plc (FOUR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review                                                        Reference Code: GDBCS33245FSA

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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
      4imprint Group plc - Key Facts....................................................................................................................................................................................... 4
      4imprint Group plc - Key Employees.............................................................................................................................................................................. 5
      4imprint Group plc - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................................................................... 6
      4imprint Group plc - Major Products and Services......................................................................................................................................................... 7
      4imprint Group plc - History ........................................................................................................................................................................................... 8
      4imprint Group plc - Company Statement...................................................................................................................................................................... 9
      4imprint Group plc - Locations And Subsidiaries ......................................................................................................................................................... 10
            Head Office............................................................................................................................................................................................................ 10
            Other Locations & Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................................................................................. 10
      Section 2 – Company Analysis .................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
      4imprint Group plc - Business Description ................................................................................................................................................................... 12
      4imprint Group plc - Corporate Strategy ...................................................................................................................................................................... 13
      4imprint Group plc - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................................................... 14
            SWOT Analysis - Overview ................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
            4imprint Group plc - Strengths............................................................................................................................................................................... 14
                  Strength - Increased Cash Position ................................................................................................................................................................ 14
                  Strength - Extensive Range of Products ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
                  Strength - Integrated Business Network ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
            4imprint Group plc - Weaknesses.......................................................................................................................................................................... 15
                  Weakness - Decline in Current Asset Turnover .............................................................................................................................................. 15
                  Weakness - Under Performance of SPS Division .........................................................................................................................................
				
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