Royal Wessanen NV (WES) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2016 |    No of Pages: 33 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Royal Wessanen NV (WES) - 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.


Royal Wessanen NV (Wessanen) is a developer, producer and distributor of natural and specialty food products. It offers health foods and premium taste foods such as organic, vegetarian and natural ingredients. The company's product portfolio includes sauces, oils, mustard, dressing, vinegar, salt, spices, soups, meals, salads, bouillon, stock, gravies, sweet spreads, biscuits, cereals, juices, carbonated beverages, tea and cocktail mixers. It sells its products under the brand names, Bjorg, Whole Earth, Zonnatura, Kallo, Alter Eco, Gayelord Hauser, Allos, Bonneterre, Clipper and Tartex. The company has operations in France, the Benelux, the UK, Italy and Germany. Wessanen is headquartered in Amsterdam Zuidoost, the Netherlands.

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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
Royal Wessanen NV - Key Facts 6
Royal Wessanen NV - Key Employees 7
Royal Wessanen NV - Key Employee Biographies 8
Royal Wessanen NV - Major Products and Services 9
Royal Wessanen NV - History 10
Royal Wessanen NV - Company Statement 12
Royal Wessanen NV - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 Company Analysis 15
Royal Wessanen NV - Business Description 15
Royal Wessanen NV - Corporate Strategy 16
Royal Wessanen NV - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Royal Wessanen NV - Strengths 17
Strength - Focus on Sustainability 17
Strength - Diverse Product Mix 17
Strength - Established Presence in Europe 17
Strength - Business Performance: Core Brands 17
Royal Wessanen NV - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Substantial Increase in Non-Cash Components of Current Assets 19
Royal Wessanen NV - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Organic Food Products 20
Opportunity - Retail Market in Europe 20
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 20
Royal Wessanen NV - Threats 21
Threat - Stringent Regulations 21
Threat - Fluctuating Raw Material Prices 21
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences 21
Threat - Third Party Supplier Dependency 21
Royal Wessanen NV - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Section 4 Appendix 29
Methodology 29
Ratio Definitions 29
About GlobalData 33
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33

List of Tables
Royal Wessanen NV, Key Facts 6
Royal Wessanen NV, Key Employees 7
Royal Wessanen NV, Key Employee Biographies 8
Royal Wessanen NV, Major Products and Services 9
Royal Wessanen NV, History 10
Royal Wessanen NV, Other Locations 13
Royal Wessanen NV, Subsidiaries 13
Royal Wessanen NV, Key Competitors 22
Royal Wessanen NV, Ratios based on current share price 23
Royal Wessanen NV, Annual Ratios 24
Royal Wessanen NV, Interim Ratios 27
Currency Codes 29
Capital Market Ratios 29
Equity Ratios 30
Profitability Ratios 30
Cost Ratios 31
Liquidity Ratios 31
Leverage Ratios 32
Efficiency Ratios 32

List of Figures
Royal Wessanen NV, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 26
Royal Wessanen NV, Ratio Charts 28

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