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									           J D Wetherspoon plc (JDW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                        Review
        Reference Code: GDLA30444FSA                                                                                             Publication Date: JAN 2013

          Wetherspoon House, Central Park                    Phone              +44 1923 477777                     Revenue         1,197.13 (million GBP)
          Watford, ENG                                       Fax                +44 1923 219810                     Net Profit       44.57 (million GBP)
          WD24 4QL                                           Website            www.jdwetherspoon.co.uk             Employees        14,403
                                                                                JDW    [London         Stock
          United Kingdom                                     Exchange                                               Industry        Leisure and Arts
                                                                                Exchange (LON)]

       Company Overview
       J D Wetherspoon Plc (Wetherspoon) owns and operates pubs. The company apart from pub operations also specializes in
       developing and managing public houses. It also hires out pubs for events and parties. The company provides food and drinks to
       its customers at competitively low prices. It offers breakfast, beer and burger, deli, coffees, pastas, salads, sides, starters and
       sharers, potato jacket, meals, and grills as part of its food and drinks menus. The company also sells Tierra, Lavazza’s
       Rainforest-Alliance-certified sustainable coffee. As of 2012, the company owned and operated 860 pubs, indicating an increase of
       4.5% over 823 pubs in 2011. It principally operates in the UK.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      J D Wetherspoon plc, SWOT Analysis
         John Hutson                         Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                                Weaknesses
         Tim Martin                          Chairman
                                                                                      Relationship with Partners               Substantial Debt
         Elizabeth McMeikan                  Director
                                                                                      Market Leadership Position               Business Performance
         Debra van Gene                      Director
         Richard Beckett                     Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                            Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Business Expansion                       Stringent Regulations
       Share Data
                                                                                      Long-Term Outlook for the                Competitive Pressure
         J D Wetherspoon plc
                                                                                      Tourism Industry
        Share Price (GBP) as on 15-Jan-                                  5.32
        2013
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        EPS (GBP)                                                        0.36        GlobalData
        Market Cap (million GBP)                                         671
        Enterprise Value (million GBP)                                 1,133
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     126
       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
       J D Wetherspoon plc - Key Facts ....................................................................................................................................................... 4
       J D Wetherspoon plc - Key Employees .............................................................................................................................................. 5
       J D Wetherspoon plc - Key Employee Biographies ............................................................................................................................ 6
       J D Wetherspoon plc - Major Products and Services ......................................................................................................................... 7
       J D Wetherspoon plc - History ............................................................................................................................................................ 8
       J D Wetherspoon plc - Company Statement ...................................................................................................................................... 9
       J D Wetherspoon plc - Locations And Subsidiaries .......................................................................................................................... 12
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 12
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 14
       J D Wetherspoon plc - Business Description.................................................................................................................................... 14
       J D Wetherspoon plc - SWOT Analysis ............................................................................................................................................ 15
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 15
          J D Wetherspoon plc - Strengths .................................................................................................................................................. 15
             Strength - Relationship with Partners ........................................................................................................................................ 15
             Strength - Market Leadership Position ...................................................................................................................................... 15
             Strength - Broad Business Operations ...................................................................................................................................... 15
          J D Wetherspoon plc - Weaknesses ............................................................................................................................................. 16
             Weakness - Substantial Debt .................................................................................................................................................... 16
             Weakness - Business Performance .......................................................................................................................................... 16
          J D Wetherspoon plc - Opportunities ............................................................................................................................................ 16
             Opportunity - Business Expansion ............................................................................................................................................ 16
             Opportunity - Long-Term Outlook for the Tourism Industry ....................................................................................................... 16
             Opportunity - Growing Demand: Global Lodging Industry ......................................................................................................... 16
          J D Wetherspoon plc - Threats ..................................................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Stringent Regulations .................................................................................................................................................. 17
             Threat - Competitive Pressure .................................................................................................................................................. 17
             Threat - Tax on Beer ................................................................................................................................................................. 17
       J D Wetherspoon plc - Key Competitors........................................................................................................................................... 18
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 19
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios...............
								
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