Kingfisher Plc: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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Kingfisher Plc                                                                  Financial Snapshot

                                                                                Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                      3 Sheldon Square, London, W2 6PX,United   The company reported revenues of US$16,076.92
Headquarters Address
                                      Kingdom                                   million during 2011, with a CARC of -1.89% during
                                                                                2007–2011. Its revenue declined at an annual rate of
Telephone                             + 44 20 73728008
                                                                                0.50% over the previous fiscal year. In 2011, the
                                                                                company recorded an operating margin of 6.68%, as
Fax                                   + 44 20 76441001                          against 5.93% in 2010.

Website                               www.kingfisher.com
                                                                                Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange         KGF, London Stock Exchange (LON)

Number of Employees                   65,434

Fiscal Year End                       January

Revenue (in US$ million)              16,076.92

Revenue (in GBP million)              10,450.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                             Weaknesses

Dominant market position              Limited liquidity position

                                      Overdependence on the UK and
Improving profitability
                                      France markets

Varied retail formats

Opportunities                         Threats

Expansion of direct sourcing          Hike in value added tax

Innovations and introduction of new
                                      Public spending cuts
products

Restructuring of Chinese operations   Rising manpower costs in the UK

Strategic growth initiatives




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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 .................................................................................................................................7
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       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................17
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 18
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................18
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 20
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 22
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................22
    5.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................22
    5.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................22
    5.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................23
    5.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................24
6     Kingfisher Plc - Company Statement ................................................................................................... 25
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 27
8     Kingfisher Plc - Key Employees ........................................................................................................... 29
9     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 30
10    Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 31
    10.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................31
    10.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................31
11    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 32
    11.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................32
    11.2      Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................32
    11.3      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................36




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