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Unilever PLC (ULVR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Unilever PLC (ULVR) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

- provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:

  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

Unilever PLC (Unilever) manufactures and supplies fast moving consumer goods (FMCG). The company offers wide range of products such as food products, refreshment products, homecare products and personal care products. Unilever's portfolio consists of household care, laundry products, deodorants, hair care, personal care, ice creams and other products. The company offers products under various brand names such as Blue Band, Dove, Flora, Heartbrand ice creams, Hellmann’s, Knorr, Lipton, Surf and others. It operates research and development centers in Bangalore, India; Colworth, the UK; Port Sunlight, the UK; Shanghai, China; Trumbull, the US; and Vlaardingen, the Netherlands. The company, along with its subsidiaries, operates in various countries across the world. Unilever is headquartered in London, the UK.

Unilever PLC Key Recent Developments

Nov 27, 2015: Unilever to become ‘carbon positive’ by 2030
Jan 30, 2015: Unilever achieves zero waste to landfill across global factory network

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The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.

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Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company


Section 1 - About the Company
Unilever PLC - Key Facts
Unilever PLC - Key Employees
Unilever PLC - Key Employee Biographies
Unilever PLC - Major Products and Services
Unilever PLC - History
Unilever PLC - Company Statement
Unilever PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Joint Venture
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Unilever PLC - Business Description
Unilever PLC - Corporate Strategy
Unilever PLC - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Unilever PLC - Strengths
Strength - Dominant Market Position
Strength - Robust Research and Development Activities
Unilever PLC - Weaknesses
Weakness - Product Recalls
Weakness - Higher Operating Costs
Unilever PLC - Opportunities
Opportunity - Growing Personal Care Market
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions and Divestitures
Opportunity - New Product Launches
Unilever PLC - Threats
Threat - Highly Competitive Market
Threat - Regulatory Environment
Threat - Rising Popularity of Private Labels
Unilever PLC - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments
Nov 27, 2015: Unilever to become ‘carbon positive’ by 2030
Jan 30, 2015: Unilever achieves zero waste to landfill across global factory network
Section 5 – Appendix
Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer
List of Tables
Unilever PLC, Key Facts
Unilever PLC, Key Employees
Unilever PLC, Key Employee Biographies
Unilever PLC, Major Products and Services
Unilever PLC, History
Unilever PLC, Subsidiaries
Unilever PLC, Joint Venture
Unilever PLC, Key Competitors
Unilever PLC, Ratios based on current share price
Unilever PLC, Annual Ratios
Unilever PLC, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios
List of Figures
Unilever PLC, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
Unilever PLC, Ratio Charts

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