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GBO Inc. - Company Capsule

Reference Code: CN0576CC
Published Date: April 2011




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GBO Inc. - Company Overview

GBO Inc. (GBO) is a Canadian based building products manufacturer and supplier. It designs, develops, manufactures
and distributes a wide range of doors and windows. Its product portfolio includes steel doors, patio doors, and wooden
and polyvinyl chloride (PVC) windows. GBO has three manufacturing facilities located at Quebec and its markets these
products under the brands Bonneville and Polar. These products principally cater to the building material distributors,
specialized distributors in windows, doors and mill work, construction and renovation contractors, glazing companies and
superstore chains. GBO operates across Quebec, Ontario, the Maritimes, and the North Eastern states of US. It is
headquartered in Quebec, Canada.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of CAD 29.78 million during the fiscal year ended 2010. The company's revenue declined
at a compounded rate of 26.46% during the period 2008-2010 with a year on year decline of 45.27% over fiscal year
2009. During the fiscal year 2010 it’s operating margin was 4.84% as against the operating margin of -2.3% in fiscal year
2009. During the fiscal year 2010 the company registered a net margin of 2.25% as against the net margin of -2.65% in
the fiscal year 2009.




GBO Inc. - Key Facts

GBO Inc., Key Facts

                                  274 Duchesnay, P.O. 1000, Ste-
                                  Marie de Beauce, , G6E 3C2,       Ticker Symbol, Stock
Corporate Address:                                                                         GBO (Toronto Stock Exchange)
                                                                    Exchange
                                  Canada


Telephone                          + 418 3877723                    No. of Employees       500



Fax                                + 418 3873904                    Financial Year End     February



URL                               www.gbo-inc.com



Industry                          Construction



Locations                         Canada, United States

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




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GBO Inc. - Major Products and Services

GBO Inc. is a Canadian based building products manufacturer and supplier. The key products and services offered by the
company include the following:

GBO Inc., Major Products and Services
Products:

Wood, Steel and Fiberglass Doors:

Patio

French

Wooden and PVC Windows:

Casement

Awning

Architectural

Double Hung

Sliding

Brands:

Bonneville

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




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GBO Inc. - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of GBO Inc.:

Luxor Industrial Corporation

Atrium Companies, Inc.

Pella Corporation

JELD-WEN, Inc.

Andersen Corporation




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GBO Inc. - Key Employees


GBO Inc., Key Employees


          Name                             Job Title                      Board Level     Since   Age


Christopher M. Wood        Chairman, Chief Executive Officer        Executive Board       2009


Dennis Wood                Director                                 Non Executive Board


Andre Bougie               Director                                 Non Executive Board


Daniel Laporte             Director                                 Non Executive Board   2005


Danielle Beaudoin          Chief Financial Officer                  Senior Management     2008


Francois Chevarie          Vice President - Operations              Senior Management


John Hooker                Vice President - Sales and Marketing     Senior Management     2009


Jean Ouellet               Director                                 Non Executive Board   2001


Bastien Dion               Director                                 Non Executive Board   2002


Clement Fortier            Director                                 Non Executive Board   2005

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




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GBO Inc. - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

GBO Inc.
274 Duchesnay, P.O. 1000
Ste-Marie de Beauce
Zip: G6E 3C2
Canada
Tel: + 418 3877723
Fax: + 418 3873904




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GBO Inc. - Financial Ratios

Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
GBO Inc., Annual Ratios

                Key Ratios              Unit/Currency   2010      2009         2008       2007         2006
Equity Ratios
EPS (Earnings per Share)                    CAD            0.02      0.04         -0.05      0.07         -0.06
Book Value per Share                        CAD            0.63      0.61         0.66       0.73         0.66
Profitability Ratios
Gross Margin                                  %           -3.96      0.62         0.29       -0.88        2.48
Operating Margin                              %            4.84       -2.3        -3.94      4.22         -2.99
Net Profit Margin                             %            2.24      -2.64         -3.2      3.68         -2.06
Profit Markup                                 %                      0.63         0.29       -0.87        2.54
PBIT Margin (Profit Before Interest &
                                              %            5.47
Tax)
PBT Margin (Profit Before Tax)                %            4.84       -2.3        -3.94      4.22         -2.99
Return on Equity                              %            3.23      -7.18        -8.22      9.41         -9.03
Return on Capital Employed                    %            6.94   
				
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