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About Saputo, Inc.
Saputo Inc. produces, markets, and distributes dairy and grocery products. The companys products include cheese, fluid milk, yogurt, dairy ingredients and snack-cakes. Its products are sold in approximately 40 countries under brands, such as Saputo, Alexis de Portneuf, Armstrong, Baxter, Dairyland, Danscorella, De Lucia, Dragone, DuVillage 1860, Frigo Cheese Heads, Kingsey, La Paulina, Neilson, Nutrilait, Ricrem, Stella, Treasure Cave, HOP&GO!, Rondeau and Vachon.
The company operates its business through two sectors and five divisions, the Dairy Products Sector and the Grocery Products Sector. The Canada, Europe and Argentina (CEA) Dairy Products Sector consists of the Dairy Products Division (Canada), the Dairy Products Division (Europe) and the Dairy Products Division (Argentina); the USA Dairy Products Sector consists of the Dairy Products Division (USA) and the Grocery Products Sector consists of the Bakery Division.
Dairy Products Sector
The Dairy Products Sector principally includes the production and distribution of cheeses, fluid milk and dairy ingredients. The activities of this Sector are carried out in Canada, Europe and Argentina (CEA) and in the United Sates (USA). Products manufactured for and sold within this segment include dairy products, as well as non-dairy products such as non-dairy creamers, juices and drinks.
The companys products include Creama, a line-up of regular and flavored dairy creamers; DuVillage 1860 new specialty cheeses Fleur de Lys, Lady Laurier and Le Pleine Lune; and Lil Ones Toddler yogurt fortified with Vitamin D and DHA. It reformulates the Shape yogurt with reduced calorie count to 40 per serving. It markets two new sheeps milk cheeses under the Alexis de Portneuf brand. It processes an average of 2.2 million litres of raw milk daily. The company offers new flavours in La Paulina spreadable cheese line, Port Salut and Port Salut Light, to cater to the specific taste of the domestic market.
The company offers new Alto mozzarella brand in the foodservice channel. It re-launches of the Black Creek cheddar brand. It distributes Stella Toppers fresh mozzarella product line in new packaging with a resealable zipper. It offers new premium and contemporary package for its blue cheese Treasure Cave brand.
The company offers its products to specialty cheeses and line distributors, as well as to restaurants and hotels under its own brand names and various private labels. Through its Canadian distribution network, it also offers non-dairy products manufactured by third parties. The company also produces dairy blends mainly for the ice cream market. It offers is products to food processors that use its products as ingredients to manufacture their products. It supplies various international clients with cheese, lactose, whey powder and protein.
Grocery Products Sector
The Grocery Products Sector consists of the production and marketing of mainly snack-cakes. During early 2009, the company launched 8 Vachon cakes reformulated to contain 100 calories, including Ah! Caramel, Jos Louis and May West. It offers HOP&GO! Signature squares in 3 different flavours. It distributes a De Luxe fruit cake during the Holiday Season. The company markets a Jos Louis white cake. The company offers De Luxe cakes available in chocolate and maple flavours.
The companys dairy products are available in all segments of the food market: retail, foodservice, and industrial. Its grocery products are sold in Canada in the retail segment through supermarket chains, independent retailers, and warehouse clubs. Products are also available on a small-scale in the United States, through co-packing agreements whereby the company manufactures products for third parties under brand names owned by such parties. Products manufactured and sold within this Sector include snack-cakes, tarts, cereal bars and fresh cookies and pies. The company offers its products to supermarket chains, mass merchandisers, convenience stores, independent retailers, warehouse clubs and specialty cheese boutiques under its own brand names, as well as under private labels.
In 2008, the company acquired Alto Dairy Cooperative in the United States and Neilson Dairy, the dairy division of Weston Foods (Canada) Inc. in Canada.
In 2008, the company acquired the activities of Land OLakes West Coast industrial cheese business in the United States.
Saputo Inc. was founded in 1954.
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1. SAPUTO, INC. COMPANY PROFILE
1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History
2. SAPUTO, INC. BUSINESS OVERVIEW
2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units
3. SAPUTO, INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. SAPUTO, INC. FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
4.1. Financial Statements
4.1.1. Income Statement
4.1.2. Balance Sheet
4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
4.2.2. Margin Analysis
4.2.3. Asset Turnover
4.2.4. Credit Ratios
4.2.5. Long-Term Solvency
4.2.6. Growth Over Prior Year
4.2.7. Financial Ratios Charts
4.3. Stock Market Snapshot
5. SAPUTO, INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Saputo, Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Saputo, Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Saputo, Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Saputo, Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Food & Beverages Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Saputo, Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. SAPUTO, INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. SAPUTO, INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. SAPUTO, INC. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. CANADA PESTEL ANALYSIS2
9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors
10. SAPUTO, INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. SAPUTO, INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. SAPUTO, INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Saputo, Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Saputo, Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Saputo, Inc. Major Shareholders
Saputo, Inc. History
Saputo, Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Saputo, Inc. Offices and Representations
Saputo, Inc. SWOT Analysis
Yearly Income Statement Including Trends
Income Statement Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Balance Sheet Including Trends
Balance Sheet Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Yearly Cash Flow Including Trends
Cash Flow Latest 4 Quarters Including Trends
Saputo, Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Saputo, Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Saputo, Inc. Direct Competitors Key Facts
Direct Competitors Profitability Ratios
Direct Competitors Margin Analysis Ratios
Direct Competitors Asset Turnover Ratios
Direct Competitors Credit Ratios
Direct Competitors Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Food & Beverages Industry Statistics
Saputo, Inc. Industry Position
Company vs. Industry Income Statement Analysis
Company vs. Industry Balance Sheet Analysis
Company vs. Industry Cash Flow Analysis
Company vs. Industry Ratios Comparison
Saputo, Inc. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
LIST OF FIGURES
Saputo, Inc. Annual Revenues in Comparison with Cost of Goods Sold and Gross Profit
Profit Margin Chart
Operating Margin Chart
Return on Equity (ROE) Chart
Return on Assets (ROA) Chart
Debt to Equity Chart
Current Ratio Chart
Saputo, Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Saputo, Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Saputo, Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Saputo, Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Saputo, Inc. Article Density Chart
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SWOT, which stands for Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats, is an analytical framework that identifies the internal and external factors that are favorable and unfavorable for a company.
Enhanced SWOT Analysis
Enhanced SWOT is a 3×3 grid that arranges strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats into one scheme:
- How to use the strengths to take advantage of the opportunities?
- How to use the strengths to reduce likelihood and impact of the threats?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that obstruct taking advantage of the opportunities?
- How to overcome the weaknesses that can make the threats a reality?
Upon answering these questions a company can develop a project plan to improve its business performance.
PESTEL (also termed as PESTLE) is an ideal tool to strategically analyze what influence different outside factors – political, economic, sociocultural, technological, environmental and legal – exert on a business to later chart its long term targets.
Being part of the external analysis when carrying out a strategic assessment or performing a market study, PESTEL gives an overview of diverse macro-environmental factors that any company should thoughtfully consider. By perceiving these outside environments, businesses can maximally benefit from the opportunities while minimizing the threats to the organization.
Key Factors Examined by PESTEL Analysis:
- Political – What opportunities and pressures are brought by political bodies and what is the degree of public regulations’ impact on the business?
- Economic – What economic policies, trends and structures are expected to affect the organization, what is this influence’s degree?
- Sociological – What cultural and societal aspects will work upon the demand for the business’s products and operations?
- Technological – What impact do the technological aspects, innovations, incentives and barriers have on the organization?
- Environmental – What environmental and ecological facets, both locally and farther afield, are likely to predetermine the business?
- Legal – What laws and legislation will exert influence on the style the business is carried out?
IFE, EFE, IE Matrices
The Internal Factor Evaluation matrix (IFE matrix) is a strategic management tool helping audit or evaluate major weaknesses and strengths in a business’s functional areas. In addition, IFE matrix serves as a basis for identifying and assessing relationships amongst those areas. The IFE matrix is utilised in strategy formulation.
The External Factor Evaluation matrix (EFE matrix) is a tool of strategic management that is typically utilised to assess current market conditions. It is an ideal instrument for visualising and prioritising the threats and opportunities a firm is facing.
The essential difference between the above mentioned matrices lies in the type of factors incorporated in the model; whilst the latter is engaged in internal factors, the former deals exceptionally with external factors – those exposed to social, political, economic, legal, etc. external forces.
Being a continuation of the EFE matrix and IFE matrix models, the Internal External matrix (IE matrix) rests upon an investigation of external and internal business factors integrated into one suggestive model.
Porter Five Forces Analysis
The Porter’s five forces analysis studies the industry of operation and helps the company find new sources of competitive advantage. The analysis surveys an industry through five major questions:
- What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
- Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
- What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
- How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
- How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?
VRIO stands for Value, Rarity, Imitability, Organization. This analysis helps to evaluate all company’s resources and capabilities and bring them together into one aggregate table that includes:
- Tangible resources
- Intangible resources
- Innovation and Creativity
- Organizational capabilities
The result of the analysis gives a clear picture of company’s competitive and economic implications, answering the questions if the resources mentioned above are:
- Costly to imitate?
- Organized properly?