Hardware Warehouse Limited (HWW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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									           Hardware Warehouse Limited (HWW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT
                                  Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDCON74249FSA                                                                                         Publication Date: NOV 2012

          52 Quenera Drive, Beacon Bay                       Phone              +27 43 7833000                  Revenue          420.77 (million ZAR)
          Eastern Cape                                       Fax                +27 43 7482532                  Net Profit       4.20 (million ZAR)
          5241                                               Website            www.hwwh.co.za                  Employees        254
                                                                                HWW      [Johannesburg
          South Africa                                       Exchange                                           Industry         Construction
                                                                                Stock Exchange]

       Company Overview
       Hardware Warehouse Limited (Hardware Warehouse) is a supplier of building materials. The product portfolio of the company
       includes cement, doors, windows, timber, flooring products, bath and sanitary ware, and corrugated iron roof sheets. The
       company provides its products to home builders and improver, contractors, traders and government organizations, rural buying
       groups, DIY individuals      bakkie builders. Hardware Warehouse operates in the towns of Alice, Butterworth, Ngcobo, Mthatha,
       and Lusikisiki in South Africa. The company is headquartered in East London, South Africa.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Hardware Warehouse Limited, SWOT Analysis
         Ivan M. Senar                       Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Shaun C. Miller                     Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                      Diverse Customer Base                  Business Concentration: South
         Lesley A. Rhind                     Director                                                                        Africa
                                                                                      Integrated Network of
         Neville Woollgar                    Director
                                                                                      Operations
         Esther Mason                        Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
        Research, GlobalData                                                          Opportunities                          Threats

       Share Data                                                                     Business Restructuring                 Slow Adoption of New Building
         Hardware Warehouse Limited                                                                                          Products
                                                                                      Positive Outlook in
        Share Price (ZAR) as on 02-Nov-                                  0.85         Infrastructure Sector                  Competitive Landscape
        2012
        EPS (ZAR)                                                        0.09
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million ZAR)                                           59        GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million ZAR)                                     80
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       69
       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
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - Key Facts ......................................................................................................................................... 4
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................ 5
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - Key Employee Biographies .............................................................................................................. 6
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - Major Products and Services ........................................................................................................... 7
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - History .............................................................................................................................................. 8
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - Company Statement ........................................................................................................................ 9
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries ............................................................................................................ 11
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - Business Description ..................................................................................................................... 12
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - SWOT Analysis .............................................................................................................................. 13
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Hardware Warehouse Limited - Strengths .................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Diverse Customer Base ............................................................................................................................................ 13
             Strength - Integrated Network of Operations ............................................................................................................................. 13
             Strength - Increasing Liquidity ................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Hardware Warehouse Limited - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Business Concentration: South Africa ................................................................................................................... 13
          Hardware Warehouse Limited - Opportunities .............................................................................................................................. 13
             Opportunity - Business Restructuring ........................................................................................................................................ 13
             Opportunity - Positive Outlook in Infrastructure Sector.............................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Growth Opportunities: Emerging Markets ............................................................................................................ 14
          Hardware Warehouse Limited - Threats ....................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Slow Adoption of New Building Products ..................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Competitive Landscape ............................................................................................................................................... 14
             Threat - Price/Quality Trade off ................................................................................................................................................. 15
       Hardware Warehouse Limited - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................ 16
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 17
       Financial Ra
								
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