Goodfellow Inc. (GDL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Apr, 2015 |    No of Pages: 32 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Goodfellow Inc. (GDL) - 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.


Goodfellow Inc. (Goodfellow) is a re-manufacturer, and distributor of hardwood flooring, and lumber products. It engages in wholesale distribution of wood products; and remanufacturing, distribution, and brokerage of lumber. The company’s product portfolio includes flooring, siding and decking products, pressure-treated lumber, glue-laminated wood beam structures, plywood and specialty wood panels, and wood sidings. Goodfellow also distributes a wide variety of wood and construction related products. Through its offerings, the company caters over 7000 customers representing three major sectors, namely, retail trade, industrial, and manufacturing. It operates 11 distribution centers, eight processing plants in Canada; one distribution center in the US. Goodfellow is headquartered in Delson, Quebec, Canada.

The company aims to be a leader in the processing and distribution of exotic woods, Douglas Fir, construction timber, cedar, pine, and hardwood products. To this end, Goodfellow offers products customized to the client’s requirements, and assures rapid Just in Time deliveries throughout North America.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Goodfellow Inc. - Key Facts 6
Goodfellow Inc. - Key Employees 7
Goodfellow Inc. - Major Products and Services 8
Goodfellow Inc. - History 10
Goodfellow Inc. - Company Statement 11
Goodfellow Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Goodfellow Inc. - Business Description 15
Goodfellow Inc. - Corporate Strategy 16
Goodfellow Inc. - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Goodfellow Inc. - Strengths 17
Strength - Strong Financial Performance 17
Strength - Established Market Presence 17
Strength - Extensive Product Offerings 17
Goodfellow Inc. - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Overdependence on Single Customer 18
Weakness - Weak Liquidity Position 18
Goodfellow Inc. - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Rising Demand for Forestry Products 19
Opportunity - Rising Demands Wood Products in Canada 19
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 19
Goodfellow Inc. - Threats 20
Threat - Enactment of new laws 20
Threat - Dependence on Third Party Transportation Services 20
Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations in Canada 20
Threat - Difficulty in Obtaining Wood at Favorable Prices 20
Goodfellow Inc. - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 25
Financial Performance 25
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27
Section 4 – Appendix 28
Methodology 28
Ratio Definitions 28
About GlobalData 32
Contact Us 32
Disclaimer 32

List of Tables

Goodfellow Inc., Key Facts 6
Goodfellow Inc., Key Employees 7
Goodfellow Inc., Major Products and Services 8
Goodfellow Inc., History 10
Goodfellow Inc., Other Locations 13
Goodfellow Inc., Subsidiaries 14
Goodfellow Inc., Key Competitors 21
Goodfellow Inc., Ratios based on current share price 22
Goodfellow Inc., Annual Ratios 23
Goodfellow Inc., Interim Ratios 26
Currency Codes 28
Capital Market Ratios 28
Equity Ratios 29
Profitability Ratios 29
Cost Ratios 30
Liquidity Ratios 30
Leverage Ratios 31
Efficiency Ratios 31

List of Figures

Goodfellow Inc., Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 25
Goodfellow Inc., Ratio Charts 27

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