GraceKennedy Limited (GK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2016 |    No of Pages: 33 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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GraceKennedy Limited (GK) - 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.


GraceKennedy Limited (GraceKennedy) is a diversified business group, which provides financial services, food and services, and featured product or service. Its financial services include commercial banking, general insurance, insurance brokerage, investment banking, remittance, cambio and payment services businesses. The group's food and services include manufacturing, retailing and distribution of food and dairy items. It also manufactures and distributes third party brand in Jamaica and internationally. GraceKennedy also offers featured product or services which include discount E-coupons. It operates across Jamaica, the Caribbean, Central America, North America, Europe and Africa, and Asia. GraceKennedy is headquartered in Kingston, Jamaica.

In December 2015, GraceKennedy divested its 58.1% interest in Hardware & Lumber to focus on the Foods and Financial Services businesses.

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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
GraceKennedy Limited - Key Facts 6
GraceKennedy Limited - Key Employees 7
GraceKennedy Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
GraceKennedy Limited - Major Products and Services 9
GraceKennedy Limited - History 10
GraceKennedy Limited - Company Statement 12
GraceKennedy Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 - Company Analysis 17
GraceKennedy Limited - Business Description 17
GraceKennedy Limited - Corporate Strategy 18
GraceKennedy Limited - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
GraceKennedy Limited - Strengths 19
Strength - Business Performance: North America 19
Strength - Business Performance: Money Services 19
Strength - Focus on Technology and Innovation 19
GraceKennedy Limited - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Product Recalls 20
Weakness - Higher Operating Cost 20
GraceKennedy Limited - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Divestment of Hardware & Lumber 21
Opportunity - Growing Insurance Industry in Jamaica 21
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 21
GraceKennedy Limited - Threats 22
Threat - Intense Competition 22
Threat - Basel III Norms on Capital Requirements 22
Threat - Supply Chain Issues 22
GraceKennedy Limited - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
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
GraceKennedy Limited, Key Facts 6
GraceKennedy Limited, Key Employees 7
GraceKennedy Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8
GraceKennedy Limited, Major Products and Services 9
GraceKennedy Limited, History 10
GraceKennedy Limited, Subsidiaries 14
GraceKennedy Limited, Key Competitors 23
GraceKennedy Limited, Ratios based on current share price 24
GraceKennedy Limited, Annual Ratios 25
GraceKennedy Limited, 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
GraceKennedy Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 26
GraceKennedy Limited, Ratio Charts 28

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