Unilever N V Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Unilever N.V.

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Unilever N.V.                                                              Financial Snapshot

                                                                           Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                  Weena 455, 3013 AL, Rotterdam, 3000      The company reported revenues of US$59,016.00
Headquarters Address
                                  DK,Netherlands                           million during 2010, with a CAGR of 4.47% during
                                                                           2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
Telephone                         + 31 10 2174000
                                                                           6.70% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                           company recorded an operating margin of 14.32%, as
Fax                               + 31 10 2174798                          against 12.61% in 2009.

Website                           www.unilever.com
                                                                           Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange     UNA, Euronext Amsterdam Stock Exchange

Number of Employees               163,000

Fiscal Year End                   December

Revenue (in US$ million)          59,016.00

Revenue (in EUR million)          44,262.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                         Weaknesses

Market Leading Position           Dependence on Supply Chain

Strong Research and Development   Frequent Product Recalls

Wide Portfolio of Offerings

Opportunities                     Threats

Growing Personal Care Market      Changing Consumer Preferences

Recovering Economy                Rising Counterfeit Goods Market

Strategic Acquisitions            Rising Popularity of Private Labels




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Unilever N.V. - SWOT Profile                                                                                    Page 1
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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     Key Competitors ....................................................................................................................................................16
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 17
    3.1     M&A and Partnerships Strategy ............................................................................................................................17
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 18
    4.1     SWOT Analysis - Overview ...................................................................................................................................18
    4.2     Strengths ...............................................................................................................................................................18
    4.3     Weaknesses ..........................................................................................................................................................18
    4.4     Opportunities .........................................................................................................................................................19
    4.5     Threats ...................................................................................................................................................................20
5     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 21
6     History .................................................................................................................................................... 24
7     Unilever N.V. - Key Employees ............................................................................................................. 25
8     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 26
9     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 27
    9.1     Head Office ............................................................................................................................................................27
    9.2     Other Locations and Subsidiaries ..........................................................................................................................27
10    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 28
    10.1    Methodology ..........................................................................................................................................................28
    10.2    Ratio Definitions .....................................................................................................................................................28
    10.3    Disclaimer ..............................................................................................................................................................32




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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................8
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ................................................................................................................................................10
Table 4: Key Capital Market Indicators ...................................................
								
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