Casino Guichard-Perrachon: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Casino Guichard-Perrachon

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Casino Guichard-Perrachon                                                      Financial Snapshot

                                                                               Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      1, Esplanade de France, Saint-Etienne,   The company reported revenues of US$39,318.67
Headquarters Address
                                      42008,France                             million during 2010, with a CAGR of 8.42% during
                                                                               2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
Telephone                             + 33477453131
                                                                               4.57% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                               company recorded an operating margin of 4.46%, as
Fax                                   + 33477453838                            against 4.33% in 2009.

Website                               www.groupe-casino.fr
                                                                               Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         CO, TSX Venture Exchange

Number of Employees                   159,230

Fiscal Year End                       December

Revenue (in US$ million)              39,318.67

Revenue (in EUR million)              29,489.00




SWOT Analysis                                                                  Return on Equity

Strengths                             Weaknesses                               The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                               7.78% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Carrefour
Dominant market position              High dependence on France                S.A. (Ticker: CA), Fonciere Euris SA (Ticker: EURS)
                                                                               and Finatis SA (Ticker: FNTS), which recorded ROEs
                                      Weak revenues from Geant Casino          of 4.52%, 0.20% and 0.09% respectively. The
Extensive store network                                                        company reported an operating margin of 4.46% in
                                      France Hypermarket
                                                                               2010.
Growth in revenues and operating
income
                                                                               Return on Equity
Opportunities                         Threats

Growing market for organic products   Aggressive expansion of competitors

                                      Economic instability of the EU nations
Growth of online retailing

Increasing demand for private label
                                      Increase in wage rates
products




                                                                               Liquidity Position

                                                                               The company reported a current ratio of 0.92 in 2010,
                                                                               as compared to its peers, Carrefour S.A., Fonciere
                                                                               Euris SA and Finatis SA, which recorded current
                                                                               ratios of 0.71, 0.93 and 0.93 respectively. As of
                                                                               December 2010, the company recorded cash and
                                                                               short-term investments of worth US$3,750.67 million,
                                                                               against US$2,104.00 million current debt. The
                                                                               company reported a debt to equity ratio of 1.04 in
                                                                               2010 as compared to its peers, Carrefour S.A.,
                                                                               Fonciere Euris SA and Finatis SA, which recorded
                                                                               debt to equity ratios of 1.36, 1.48 and 1.52
                                                                               respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1     Company Overview .................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2     Business Description ...............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3     Major Products and Services ...................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1     Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ...........................................8
    2.2     Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1        Revenue and Operating Profit .......................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2        Asset, Liabilities and Capex ..........................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3        Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ............................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4        Solvency ........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5        Valuation ........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3     Competitive Benchmarking ....................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.1        Market Capitalization .....................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.2        Efficiency .......................................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.3        Capital Expenditure .......................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.4        Valuation ........................................................................................................................................................19
  
								
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