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									Wolverine World Wide, Inc.

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Wolverine World Wide, Inc.                                                         Financial Snapshot

                                                                                   Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                                   The company reported revenues of US$1,248.52
Headquarters Address                  9341 Courtland Drive N.E., Rockford, 49351
                                                                                   million during 2010, with a CAGR of 2.26% during
                                                                                   2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
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                                                                                   13.39% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                                   company recorded an operating margin of 11.39%, as
Fax                                   + 1 616 8660257                              against 7.78% in 2009.

Website                               www.wolverineworldwide.com
                                                                                   Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         WWW, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                   4,139

Fiscal Year End                       December

Revenue (in US$ million)              1,248.52




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses                                   Return on Equity

Broad distribution base               Limited store operations                     The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                                   19.21% for 2010, as compared to its peers, NIKE, Inc.
                                                                                   (Ticker: NKE), Foot Locker, Inc. (Ticker: FL) and
Extensive brand portfolio                                                          Brown Shoe Company, Inc. (Ticker: BWS), which
                                                                                   recorded ROEs of 19.55%, 2.46% and 2.36%
Strong sourcing activities                                                         respectively. The company reported an operating
                                                                                   margin of 11.39% in 2010.
Opportunities                         Threats
                                                                                   Return on Equity
Growth of footwear industry           Increasing online theft in the US

Growth of online retail               Rise in Counterfeit Products

Increasing consumer spending in the
                                      Rising manpower costs
US




                                                                                   Liquidity Position

                                                                                   The company reported a current ratio of 4.11 in 2010,
                                                                                   as compared to its peers, NIKE, Inc., Foot Locker,
                                                                                   Inc. and Brown Shoe Company, Inc., which recorded
                                                                                   current ratios of 3.26, 4.09 and 1.71 respectively. As
                                                                                   of December 2010, the company recorded cash and
                                                                                   short-term investments of worth US$150.40 million,
                                                                                   against US$0.52 million current debt. The company
                                                                                   reported a debt to equity ratio of 0.00 in 2010 as
                                                                                   compared to its peers, NIKE, Inc., Foot Locker, Inc.
                                                                                   and Brown Shoe Company, Inc., which recorded debt
                                                                                   to equity ratios of 0.06, 0.07 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 ............................................................................................... 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       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................15
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 16
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................16
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 18
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 19
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................19
    5.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................19
    5.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................19
    5.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................19
    5.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................20
6     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 21
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 22
8     Wolverine World Wide, Inc. - Key Employees ..................
								
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