Ridley Inc.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Ridley Inc.

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Ridley Inc.                                                                 Financial Snapshot

                                                                            Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                     424 North Riverfront Drive, Mankato,   The company reported revenues of US$547.56 million
Headquarters Address
                                     56002,United States of America         during 2010, with a CARC of 2.01% during 2006–
                                                                            2010. Its revenue declined at an annual rate of 9.26%
Telephone                            + 1 507 3889400
                                                                            over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the company
                                                                            recorded an operating margin of 1.81%, as against
Fax                                  + 1 507 3889415                        0.15% in 2009.

Website                              www.ridleyinc.com
                                                                            Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange        RCL, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                  906

Fiscal Year End                      June

Revenue (in US$ million)             547.56




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                            Weaknesses                             Return on Equity

Comprehensive Business Operations    Concentration of Business              The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                            3.19% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Westway
                                                                            Group, Inc. (Ticker: WWAY), Tyson Foods, Inc.
Inorganic Growth                                                            (Ticker: TSN) and AgFeed Industries, Inc. (Ticker:
                                                                            FEED), which recorded ROEs of 100.00%, 15.10%
                                                                            and -34.08% respectively. The company reported an
                                                                            operating margin of 1.81% in 2010.
Opportunities                        Threats
                                                                            Return on Equity
Growth in Demand for the Company’s
                                     FDA Regulations
Products

Recovering Economy                   Fluctuations in Raw Material Prices

                                     Outbreak of Livestock Diseases




                                                                            Liquidity Position

                                                                            The company reported a current ratio of 1.99 in 2010,
                                                                            as compared to its peers, Westway Group, Inc.,
                                                                            Tyson Foods, Inc. and AgFeed Industries, Inc., which
                                                                            recorded current ratios of 1.00, 1.81 and 3.94
                                                                            respectively. As of June 2010, the company recorded
                                                                            cash and short-term investments of worth US$0.90
                                                                            million, against US$0.05 million current debt. The
                                                                            company reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.07 in
                                                                            2010 as compared to its peers, Westway Group, Inc.,
                                                                            Tyson Foods, Inc. and AgFeed Industries, Inc., which
                                                                            recorded debt to equity ratios of 1.00, 0.49 and 0.59
                                                                            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 ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1     Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ...........................................7
    2.2     Key Financial Performance Indicators ...................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1        Revenue and Operating Profit .......................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2        Asset, Liabilities and Capex ..........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3        Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4        Operational Efficiency ....................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5        Solvency ........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3     Competitive Benchmarking ....................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1        Market Capitalization .....................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.2        Efficiency .......................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.3        Turnover – Inventory and Asset ....................................................................................................................17
      2.3.4        Liquidity ..........................................................................................................................................................18
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 19
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 20
    4.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview ...................................................................................................................................20
    4.2     Strengths .............................................
				
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