TreeHouse Foods, Inc.: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					TreeHouse Foods, Inc.

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TreeHouse Foods, Inc.                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                                 Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      2021 Spring Road, Oakbrook, 60523,United   The company reported revenues of US$1,817.02
Headquarters Address
                                      States of America                          million during 2010, with a CAGR of 17.93% during
                                                                                 2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
Telephone                             + 1 708 4831300
                                                                                 20.20% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                                 company recorded an operating margin of 9.72%, as
Fax                                   N/A                                        against 8.65% in 2009.

Website                               www.treehousefoods.com
                                                                                 Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         THS, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                   3,100

Fiscal Year End                       December

Revenue (in US$ million)              1,817.02




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses                                 Return on Equity

Extensive Product and Brand Offerings Concentration on the US Market             The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                                 9.30% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Campbell
                                                                                 Soup Company (Ticker: CPB), General Mills, Inc.
Inorganic Growth Strategy             Dependence on Few Customers                (Ticker: GIS) and McCormick & Company, Inc.
                                                                                 (Ticker: MKC), which recorded ROEs of 91.14%,
Research and Development
                                                                                 28.33% and 25.47% respectively. The company
Capabilities
                                                                                 reported an operating margin of 9.72% in 2010.
Opportunities                         Threats
                                                                                 Return on Equity
Growing Organic Foods Market          Changing Consumer Preferences

Growing Potential in the Restaurant
                                      Fluctuations in Raw Material Prices
Industry
Strategic Expansion into New
                                      Government Regulations
Geographies




                                                                                 Liquidity Position

                                                                                 The company reported a current ratio of 2.17 in 2010,
                                                                                 as compared to its peers, Campbell Soup Company,
                                                                                 General Mills, Inc. and McCormick & Company, Inc.,
                                                                                 which recorded current ratios of 0.82, 0.92 and 1.22
                                                                                 respectively. As of December 2010, the company
                                                                                 recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                                 US$6.32 million, against US$0.98 million current debt.
                                                                                 The company reported a debt to equity ratio of 1.00 in
                                                                                 2010 as compared to its peers, Campbell Soup
                                                                                 Company, General Mills, Inc. and McCormick &
                                                                                 Company, Inc., which recorded debt to equity ratios of
                                                                                 3.00, 1.19 and 0.61 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       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.2.6       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................16
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................19
      2.3.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................20
      2.3.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................21
      2.3.6       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................22
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 23
    3.1       M&A
				
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