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About Quiksilver Inc.
Quiksilver, Inc. engages in the design, production, and distribution of apparel, footwear, accessories and related products.
Products and Brands
The companys brands are focused on different sports with in the outdoor market. Quiksilver and Roxy are rooted in the sport of surfing and are brands representing the boardriding lifestyle, which includes surfing, skateboarding, and snowboarding. It has developed a portfolio of other brands also inspired by surfing, skateboarding and snowboarding.
Quiksilver: The companys Quiksilver brand line includes boardshorts, shirts, walkshorts, t-shirts, fleece, pants, jackets, snowboardwear, footwear, hats, backpacks, wetsuits, watches, eyewear, and other accessories. Quiksilver also has expanded its target market beyond young men to include boys, toddlers, and infants.
Roxy: The companys Roxy brand for young women is a surf-inspired collection and also includes girls, with the Teenie Wahine and Roxy Girl brands, and infants. Roxy includes a range of sportswear, swimwear, footwear, backpacks, snowboardwear, snowboards, bedroom furnishings, and other accessories.
DC: The companys DC brand includes skateboard shoes, snowboard boots, sandals and apparel for both young men and juniors.
Raisins, Radio Fiji, LeilaniRaisins and Radio Fiji are swimwear labels for the juniors market, while Leilani is its contemporary swimwear label.
Hawk: The companys Hawk brand targets boys and young men who identify with the skateboarding lifestyle and recognize Tony Hawk from media and video game exposure.
Lib Technologies, Gnu, Bent Metal: The company addresses the core snowboard market through its Lib Technologies and Gnu brands of snowboards and accessories and Bent Metal snowboard bindings.
The company has three operating segments consisting of the Americas, Europe, and the Asia/Pacific. The Americas segment includes operations in the U.S. and Canada. The European segment includes operations in Western Europe. The Asia/Pacific segment includes operations in Australia, Japan, New Zealand, and Indonesia.
Customers and Sales
The companys products are sold in approximately 90 countries in a range of distribution channels, including surf shops, skateboard shops, snowboard shops, its proprietary concept stores, other specialty stores and select department stores.
The companys products are also distributed through independent specialty or active lifestyle stores and specialty chains. This category includes chains in the United States, such as Pacific Sunwear, Nordstrom, Zumiez, Dicks Sporting Goods, Famous Footwear and Journeys, as well as independent active lifestyle stores and sports shops in the United States and around the world. A limited amount of its products are distributed through select department stores, including Macys and Bloomingdales in the U.S.; Galeries Lafayette in France; and El Corte Ingles in Spain.
The companys Quiksilver products are sold in the Americas to customers that have approximately 11,800 store locations combined. Likewise, Roxy products are sold in the Americas to customers with approximately 11,700 store locations. Most of these Roxy locations also carry Quiksilver products. In the Americas, DC products are carried in approximately 13,800 stores. The companys swimwear brands (Raisins, Leilani and Radio Fiji) are found in approximately 8,400 stores in the Americas, including many small, specialty swim locations. The companys apparel, footwear and accessories are found in approximately 7,800 store locations in Europe, and in approximately 3,350 store locations in Asia/Pacific.
The companys principal competitors in its core channel of surf shops and its concept stores in the United States include Billabong International Pty Ltd, Volcom, Inc., ONeill, Inc., Hurley International LLC and Nike, Inc., with its Nike 6.0 brand. Its competitors in the department store and specialty store channels in the United States include Abercrombie & Fitch Co. and its Hollister brand. The companys principal competitors in the skateboard shoe market are VF Outdoor, Inc. (Vans), Sole Technology, Inc. (Etnies), DVS Shoe Company and Nike, Inc., with its Nike SB brand. In Europe, its principal competitors in the core channel include ONeill, Inc., Billabong International Pty Ltd., Rip Curl International Pty Ltd., Oxbow S.A. and Volcom, Inc. In Australia, its primary competitors are Billabong International Pty Ltd. and Rip Curl International Pty Ltd. In broader distribution, its competitors also include companies, such as Adidas AG and Levi Strauss & Co.
In November 2008, the company completed the sale of its Rossignol business, which included the brands Rossignol, Dynastar, Look and Lange.
Quiksilver, Inc. was founded in 1976.
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1. QUIKSILVER 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. QUIKSILVER 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. QUIKSILVER INC. SWOT ANALYSIS
4. QUIKSILVER 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. QUIKSILVER INC. COMPETITORS AND INDUSTRY ANALYSIS
5.1. Quiksilver Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Quiksilver Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Quiksilver Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Quiksilver Inc. Industry Analysis
5.4.1. Clothing, Textiles and Accessories Industry Snapshot
5.4.2. Quiksilver Inc. Industry Position Analysis
6. QUIKSILVER INC. NEWS & EVENTS
6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events
7. QUIKSILVER INC. EXPERTS REVIEW1
7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates
8. QUIKSILVER INC. ENHANCED SWOT ANALYSIS2
9. UNITED STATES 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. QUIKSILVER INC. IFE, EFE, IE MATRICES2
10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix
11. QUIKSILVER INC. PORTER FIVE FORCES ANALYSIS2
12. QUIKSILVER INC. VRIO ANALYSIS2
APPENDIX: RATIO DEFINITIONS
LIST OF TABLES
Quiksilver Inc. Key Facts
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Quiksilver Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Quiksilver Inc. Major Shareholders
Quiksilver Inc. History
Quiksilver Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Quiksilver Inc. Offices and Representations
Quiksilver 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
Quiksilver Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Quiksilver Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Quiksilver 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
Clothing, Textiles and Accessories Industry Statistics
Quiksilver 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
Quiksilver 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
Quiksilver 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
Quiksilver Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Quiksilver Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Quiksilver Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Quiksilver Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Quiksilver Inc. Article Density Chart
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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?