George Weston Limited (WN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Date: July 25, 2017
Pages: 35
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George Weston Limited (WN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
George Weston Limited (WN) - 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

George Weston Limited (GWL) is a food processing and distribution company. It offers wide range of frozen bakery products such as bread, rolls, bagels, donuts, tortillas, cakes, cookies, pies, crackers and other baked goods. The company also offers grocery, pharmacy, health and beauty products, apparel, general merchandise, banking services, and wireless mobile products and services. GWL offers its products to wholesale and club stores, national and regional supermarkets, convenience stores, food service distributors and outlets as well as other food retailing customers. The company along with its subsidiaries operates in Canada and the US. It is a subsidiary of Wittington Investments Limited. GWL is headquartered in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

George Weston Limited Key Recent Developments

Jan 20,2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession
Jan 19,2017: Canada's George Weston appoints Galen G. Weston CEO
Nov 22,2016: George Weston Q3 net earnings up
Sep 15,2016: Galen Weston steps down as executive chairman of George Weston
May 11,2016: George Weston Foods appoints new Chief Executive

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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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  • The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.
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  • Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.
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  • Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.
Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

George Weston Limited - Key Facts
George Weston Limited - Key Employees
George Weston Limited - Key Employee Biographies
George Weston Limited - Major Products and Services
George Weston Limited - History
George Weston Limited - Company Statement
George Weston Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Affiliate

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

George Weston Limited - Business Description
Business Description - Loblaw
Loblaw - Overview
Business Description - Weston Foods
Weston Foods - Overview
George Weston Limited - Corporate Strategy
George Weston Limited - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
George Weston Limited - Strengths
George Weston Limited - Weaknesses
George Weston Limited - Opportunities
George Weston Limited - Threats
George Weston Limited - 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

Jan 20, 2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession
Jan 20, 2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession
Jan 20, 2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession
Nov 22, 2016: George Weston Q3 net earnings up

SECTION 5 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

George Weston Limited, Key Facts
George Weston Limited, Key Employees
George Weston Limited, Key Employee Biographies
George Weston Limited, Major Products and Services
George Weston Limited, History
George Weston Limited, Subsidiaries
George Weston Limited, Affiliate
George Weston Limited, Key Competitors
George Weston Limited, Ratios based on current share price
George Weston Limited, Annual Ratios
George Weston Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont.1)
George Weston Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont.2)
George Weston Limited, Interim Ratios
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

George Weston Limited, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016)
George Weston Limited, Ratio Charts

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