La-Z-Boy Incorporated (LZB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 32 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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La-Z-Boy Incorporated (LZB) - 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.


La-Z-Boy Incorporated (La-Z-Boy) is a furniture company. It is one of the world’s leading producers of residential furniture. It manufactures, markets, imports, distributes, and retails upholstery products, accessories, and casegoods (wood) furniture products. The company’s product portfolio includes recliners and motion furniture, sofas, loveseats, chairs, ottomans, sleepers, sectionals, tables, entertainment centers, bedroom sets, dining room sets and accent pieces. It sells its products through a network of La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries stores, Comfort Studios and other dealers. The company has operations in the US and Canada, and also sells its products in the European and Asian countries through its subsidiaries and joint ventures. La-Z-Boy is headquartered in Monroe, Michigan, the US.

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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
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Key Facts 6
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Key Employees 7
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Key Employee Biographies 8
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Major Products and Services 9
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - History 10
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Company Statement 12
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Business Description 15
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Corporate Strategy 16
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Strengths 17
Strength - Leading Market Position 17
Strength - Extensive network 17
Strength - Strong R&D activities 17
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Weaknesses 18
Weakness - Declined Liquidity 18
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Opportunities 19
Opportunity - Growth in e-Retailing 19
Opportunity - Retail Market: Emerging Economies 19
Opportunity - Strategic Expansion 19
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - Threats 20
Threat - Intense Competition 20
Threat - Overdependence on limited suppliers 20
Threat - Raw Material Issues 20
La-Z-Boy Incorporated - 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

La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Key Facts 6
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Key Employees 7
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Key Employee Biographies 8
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Major Products and Services 9
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, History 10
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Subsidiaries 14
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Key Competitors 21
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Ratios based on current share price 22
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Annual Ratios 23
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, 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

La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 25
La-Z-Boy Incorporated, Ratio Charts 27

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