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Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc (RB.) - 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.HighlightsReckitt Benckiser Group Plc (RB) is a consumer health and hygiene company. It manufactures and markets a broad range of household, toiletry, food and health products. The company's product line includes air fresheners, laundry products, dishwashing detergents, disinfectant sprays, water softeners, household cleaners, and personal care products. RB also sells over-the-counter products such as antiseptics, flu remedies, and offers products for denture cleaning, hair removal and pest control. The company markets its products under global Powerbrands such as Nurofen, Strepsils, Mucinex, Dettol, Lysol, Veet, Harpic, Mortein, Finish and Vanish. It has operations in North Africa, Middle East (excluding Israel), Turkey, Africa, South Asia, North Asia, Latin America, Japan, Korea, Europe, Russia/CIS, Israel, Australia and New Zealand. RB is headquartered in Slough, Berkshire, the UK.Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc Key Recent DevelopmentsFeb 12, 2016: RB Pledges $1 Million Zika Relief Package To Fight Spread Of VirusApr 21, 2015: RB Issues Voluntary Recall of Liquid Bottles of MUCINEX FAST-MAX Night Time Cold & Flu; MUCINEX FAST-MAX Cold & Sinus; MUCINEX FAST-MAX Severe Congestion & Cough and MUCINEX FAST-MAX Cold, Flu & Sore ThroatFeb 11, 2015: Another Year Of Growth And OutperformanceKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- 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.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- 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.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- 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.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- 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
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Key Facts 6Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Key Employees 7Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Key Employee Biographies 8Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Major Products and Services 9Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - History 11Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Company Statement 14Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Section 2 Company Analysis 18Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Business Description 18Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Corporate Strategy 19Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Strengths 20Strength - Business Performance: Health 20Strength - Global Business 20Strength - Strong Market Position 20Strength - Business Performance: DVM 20Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Weaknesses 22Weakness - Net Working Capital Deficit 22Weakness - Product Recall 22Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Opportunities 23Opportunity - Growth of Web-Based Stores 23Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 23Opportunity - Growing Demand for Personal Care Products 23Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Threats 24Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences 24Threat - Market Competition 24Threat - Increasing Counterfeit Goods Market 24Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc - Key Competitors 25Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 27Performance Chart 29Financial Performance 29Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 32Section 4 Company's Recent Developments 33Feb 12, 2016: RB Pledges $1 Million Zika Relief Package To Fight Spread Of Virus 33Apr 21, 2015: RB Issues Voluntary Recall of Liquid Bottles of MUCINEX FAST-MAX Night Time Cold & Flu; MUCINEX FAST-MAX Cold & Sinus; MUCINEX FAST-MAX Severe Congestion & Cough and MUCINEX FAST-MAX Cold, Flu & Sore Throat 34Feb 11, 2015: Another Year Of Growth And Outperformance 35Section 5 Appendix 36Methodology 36Ratio Definitions 36About GlobalData 40Contact Us 40Disclaimer 40List of TablesReckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Key Facts 6Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Key Employees 7Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Key Employee Biographies 8Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Major Products and Services 9Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, History 11Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Subsidiaries 16Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Key Competitors 25Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Ratios based on current share price 26Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Annual Ratios 27Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Interim Ratios 30Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Recent Deals Summary 32Currency Codes 36Capital Market Ratios 36Equity Ratios 37Profitability Ratios 37Cost Ratios 38Liquidity Ratios 38Leverage Ratios 39Efficiency Ratios 39List of FiguresReckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 29Reckitt Benckiser Group Plc, Ratio Charts 31