Gargoyles, Inc. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis

Date: April 15, 2018
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Gargoyles, Inc. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
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Gargoyles, Inc. Fundamental Company Report Including Financial, SWOT, Competitors and Industry Analysis
Gargoyles, Inc. Fundamental Company Report provides a complete overview of the company’s affairs. All available data is presented in a comprehensive and easily accessed format. The report includes financial and SWOT information, industry analysis, opinions, estimates, plus annual and quarterly forecasts made by stock market experts. The report also enables direct comparison to be made between Gargoyles, Inc. and its competitors. This provides our Clients with a clear understanding of Gargoyles, Inc. position in the Restaurants and Leisure Industry.

  • The report contains detailed information about Gargoyles, Inc. that gives an unrivalled in-depth knowledge about internal business-environment of the company: data about the owners, senior executives, locations, subsidiaries, markets, products, and company history.
  • Another part of the report is a SWOT-analysis carried out for Gargoyles, Inc.. It involves specifying the objective of the company's business and identifies the different factors that are favorable and unfavorable to achieving that objective. SWOT-analysis helps to understand company’s strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and possible threats against it.
  • The Gargoyles, Inc. financial analysis covers the income statement and ratio trend-charts with balance sheets and cash flows presented on an annual and quarterly basis. The report outlines the main financial ratios pertaining to profitability, margin analysis, asset turnover, credit ratios, and company’s long-term solvency. This sort of company's information will assist and strengthen your company’s decision-making processes.
  • In the part that describes Gargoyles, Inc. competitors and the industry in whole, the information about company's financial ratios is compared to those of its competitors and to the industry. The unique analysis of the market and company’s competitors along with detailed information about the internal and external factors affecting the relevant industry will help to manage your business environment. Your company’s business and sales activities will be boosted by gaining an insight into your competitors’ businesses.
  • Also the report provides relevant news, an analysis of PR-activity, and stock price movements. The latter are correlated with pertinent news and press releases, and annual and quarterly forecasts are given by a variety of experts and market research firms. Such information creates your awareness about principal trends of Gargoyles, Inc. business.

About Gargoyles, Inc.

Gargoyles Inc (the Company) was incorporated in the state of Washington in 1983. The company designs, assembles, markets and distributes a broad range of sunglasses and eyewear products. The Company's principal brands include Gargoyles Performance Eyewear, Gargoyles Protective Eyewear, Wrangler Eyewear, Hobie Polarized Sunglasses, Stussy EyeGear, Anarchy Eyewear, Angel Eyewear, Fusion Eyewear, Tomichi Studio and Private Eyes.

The Company operates both directly and through three wholly-owned subsidiaries: H.S.C., Inc., a Washington corporation (H.S.C.), Sungold Eyewear, Inc., a Washington corporation (Sungold), and Private Eyes Sunglass Corporation, also a Washington corporation (Private Eyes).


Gargoyles Performance Eyewear Brand Sunglasses

Gargoyles Performance Eyewear is positioned as premium performance eyewear for men and women. Gargoyles products combine proprietary optical technology and polycarbonate lenses with technical mirroring and coating processes and durable, contemporary frames to satisfy the demand of consumers with active outdoor lifestyles. Suggested retail prices for the 12 styles in the Gargoyles Performance Eyewear collection. In 1999, Gargoyles introduced its American Lifestyle Collection. This collection is comprised of 9 styles with the same high-performance features of other Gargoyles products with eight-base, distortion-free, polycarbonate lenses.

Gargoyles Protection Eyewear

Gargoyles also offers a line of protective eyewear under its Gargoyles Protective Eyewear collection. There are two styles in the Gargoyles Protective Eyewear line, both of which are clear, polycarbonate versions of Gargoyles' Classic style, and a slightly smaller version of the Classic known as the `85's. In 1997, Gargoyles introduced a line of Gargoyles Protective Safety Eyewear, which includes styles, which pass ANSI Z87.1 standards, and are, therefore, approved for use in industrial applications. Gargoyles Protective Eyewear also offers a line of accessories including side shields and Rx inserts, for consumers who require prescription eyewear. All protective eyewear styles have toric curved lenses.

Hobie Polarized Sunglasses Brand Sunglasses

The Company's Hobie Polarized Sunglasses brand sunglasses are designed and assembled by Gargoyles' subsidiary, H.S.C. All of the Company's Hobie brand sunglasses are positioned as premium sunglasses for men and women and all styles have polarized lenses. Polarized lenses are designed to eliminate glare more effectively than regular lenses. In addition, in response to the needs of aging consumers with active outdoor lifestyles, almost all Hobie Polarized Sunglasses styles are available with prescription polarized lenses. Hobie Polarized Sunglasses offers 29 styles.

Stussy Eyegear Brand Sunglasses

Stussy Eyegear is designed and distributed by Gargoyles' subsidiary, Sungold, under a license agreement with Stussy, Inc. The roots of the design of the Stussy Eyegear products are in the surfer beaches of Laguna Beach, California with the edge of the urban street. Stussy Eyegear is designed for the young consumer aged 18 to 35 who lives a "cool" lifestyle. Stussy Eyegear offers 23 styles.

Anarchy and Angel Eyewear Brand Sunglasses

Anarchy and Angel Eyewear are designed for the young consumer aged 18 to 29. Anarchy Eyewear is designed for young men who want to escape from the norm.

Moderate-Priced and Private Label Products

Sungold designs and distributes a line of moderate-priced sunglass products under the name Fusion which are sold in chain stores and specialty retailers. Sungold also produces private label products. Currently, Sungold is producing a line of private label sunglass products for a number of customers including the Gap and Old Navy.

Wrangler Eyewear

In summer 2000, Gargoyles will launch a line of wrangler eyewear. Wrangler Eyewear is designed for the western lifestyle consumer and middle-America consumer aged 24 to 51.

Private Eyes Brand Accessories and Tomichi Studio Brand Sunglasses

Gargoyles' subsidiary, Private Eyes, designs and distributes eyewear accessories under its Private Eyes brand and a line of sunglasses and readers under the Company's Tomichi Studio brand. The Private Eyes and Tomichi Studio products are designed for women and are marketed through department stores and optical and specialty chain stores.

Principal Customer

Sunglass Hut, the Company's major customer.


The Company competes with a number of established companies, including Luxottica Group S.P.A and Oakley, Inc. In the polarized sunglass segment, the Company competes against Maui Jim and Costa del Mar brands.

The above Company Fundamental Report is a half-ready report and contents are subject to change.
It means that we have all necessary data in our database to prepare the report but need 2-3 days to complete it. During this time we are also updating the report with respect to the current moment. So, you can get all the most recent data available for the same price. Please note that preparation of additional types of analyses requires extra time.




1.1. Key facts
1.2. Financial Performance
1.3. Key Executives
1.4. Ownership and Major Holders
1.5. Company History


2.1. Business Description
2.2. Major Products and Services
2.3. Markets and Sales Activities
2.4. Locations, Subsidiaries, Operating Units


3.1. Overview
3.2. Strengths
3.3. Weaknesses
3.4. Opportunities
3.5. Threats


4.1. Financial Statements
  4.1.1. Income Statement
  4.1.2. Balance Sheet
  4.1.3. Cash Flow
4.2. Financial Ratios
  4.2.1. Profitability
  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


5.1. Gargoyles, Inc. Direct Competitors
5.2. Comparison of Gargoyles, Inc. and Direct Competitors Financial Ratios
5.3. Comparison of Gargoyles, Inc. and Direct Competitors Stock Charts
5.4. Gargoyles, Inc. Industry Analysis
  5.4.1. Restaurants and Leisure Industry Snapshot
  5.4.2. Gargoyles, Inc. Industry Position Analysis


6.1. News & PR Activity Analysis
6.2. IR Corporate News
6.3. Marketing News
6.4. Corporate Events


7.1. Experts Opinion
7.2. Experts Estimates



9.1. Political Factors
9.2. Economic Factors
9.3. Social Factors
9.4. Technological Factors
9.5. Environmental Factors
9.6. Legal Factors


10.1. Internal Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.2. External Factor Evaluation Matrix
10.3. Internal External Matrix





Gargoyles, Inc. Key Facts
Management Effectiveness
Income Statement Key Figures
Balance Sheet Key Figures
Cash Flow Statement Key Figures
Financial Performance Abbreviation Guide
Gargoyles, Inc. Key Executives
Key Executives Biographies1
Key Executives Compensations1
Gargoyles, Inc. Major Shareholders
Gargoyles, Inc. History
Gargoyles, Inc. Products
Revenues by Segment
Revenues by Region
Gargoyles, Inc. Offices and Representations
Gargoyles, 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
Gargoyles, Inc. Profitability Ratios
Margin Analysis Ratios
Asset Turnover Ratios
Credit Ratios
Long-Term Solvency Ratios
Financial Ratios Growth Over Prior Year
Gargoyles, Inc. Capital Market Snapshot
Gargoyles, 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
Restaurants and Leisure Industry Statistics
Gargoyles, 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
Gargoyles, Inc. Consensus Recommendations1
Analyst Recommendation Summary1
Price Target Summary1
Experts Recommendation Trends1
Revenue Estimates Analysis1
Earnings Estimates Analysis1
Historical Surprises1
Revenue Estimates Trend1
Earnings Estimates Trend1
Revenue Revisions1


Gargoyles, 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
Gargoyles, Inc. 1-year Stock Charts
Gargoyles, Inc. 5-year Stock Charts
Gargoyles, Inc. vs. Main Indexes 1-year Stock Chart
Gargoyles, Inc. vs. Direct Competitors 1-year Stock Charts
Gargoyles, Inc. Article Density Chart

1 – Data availability depends on company’s security policy.
2 – These sections are available only when you purchase a report with appropriate additional types of analyses.
The complete financial data is available for publicly traded companies.

SWOT Analysis

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 Analysis

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:

  1. What composes a threat of substitute products and services?
  2. Is there a threat of new competitors entering the market?
  3. What is the intensity of competitive rivalry?
  4. How big is the bargaining power of buyers?
  5. How significant is the bargaining power of suppliers?

VRIO Analysis

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
    • Financial
    • Physical
    • Technological
    • Organizational
  • Intangible resources
    • Human
    • Innovation and Creativity
    • Reputation
  • 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:

  • Valuable?
  • Rare?
  • Costly to imitate?
  • Organized properly?
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