Woolworths Ltd (WOW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Woolworths Ltd (WOW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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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.

Woolworths Limited (Woolworths) is a diversified company that operates destination and convenience stores, super markets, and online channels. The company offers products such as food, liquor, petrol, entertainment, toys, books and others. It also manages hotels. Woolworths provides leisure and hospitality services including food and alcohol, accommodation, entertainment and gaming at bars, dining, accommodation and hired venues. It also offers wholesale supply services to various stores. The company operates Woolworths, and Countdown supermarkets; Thomas Dux, Big W, EziBuy,; Dan Murphy’s destination stores, and BWS convenience stores; and Cellarmasters, EziBuy, Langtons, and winemarket.com.au online platforms across Australia and New Zealand. Woolworths is headquartered in Baulkham Hills, New South Wales, Australia.

Woolworths Ltd Key Recent Developments

Jun 19,2017: Woolworths CTO quits for healthcare
May 02,2017: Woolworths food sales rise strongly in 3Q
Feb 22,2017: Woolworths reports profit for H1
Jan 16,2017: Woolworths appoints Tesco veteran as Managing Director

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Section 1 - About the Company 6
Woolworths Ltd - Key Facts 6
Woolworths Ltd - Key Employees 7
Woolworths Ltd - Key Employee Biographies 8
Woolworths Ltd - Major Products and Services 9
Woolworths Ltd - History 10
Woolworths Ltd - Company Statement 14
Woolworths Ltd - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Company Overview 17
Woolworths Ltd - Business Description 17
Business Segment: Australian Food 17
Overview 17
Performance 17
Key Stats 17
Business Segment: BIG W 17
Overview 17
Performance 17
Key Stats 17
Business Segment: Endeavour Drinks 18
Overview 18
Performance 18
Key Stats 18
Business Segment: Hotels 18
Overview 18
Performance 18
Key Stats 18
Business Segment: New Zealand Food 18
Overview 18
Performance 18
Key Stats 18
Woolworths Ltd - Corporate Strategy 19
Woolworths Ltd - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Woolworths Ltd - Strengths 20
Woolworths Ltd - Weaknesses 21
Woolworths Ltd - Opportunities 22
Woolworths Ltd - Threats 23
Woolworths Ltd - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Woolworths Ltd, Recent Deals Summary 32
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 33
Feb 22, 2017: Woolworths reports profit for H1 33
Section 5 – Appendix 34
Methodology 34
Ratio Definitions 34
About GlobalData 38
Contact Us 38
Disclaimer 38
List of Tables
Woolworths Ltd, Key Facts 6
Woolworths Ltd, Key Employees 7
Woolworths Ltd, Key Employee Biographies 8
Woolworths Ltd, Major Products and Services 9
Woolworths Ltd, History 10
Woolworths Ltd, Other Locations 15
Woolworths Ltd, Subsidiaries 15
Woolworths Ltd, Key Competitors 24
Woolworths Ltd, Ratios based on current share price 25
Woolworths Ltd, Annual Ratios 26
Woolworths Ltd, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 27
Woolworths Ltd, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 28
Woolworths Ltd, Interim Ratios 30
Woolworths Ltd, Recent Deals Summary 32
Currency Codes 34
Capital Market Ratios 34
Equity Ratios 35
Profitability Ratios 35
Cost Ratios 36
Liquidity Ratios 36
Leverage Ratios 37
Efficiency Ratios 37
List of Figures
Woolworths Ltd, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 29
Woolworths Ltd, Ratio Charts 31

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