Essendant Inc. (ESND) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2016 |    No of Pages: 33 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
Request Free Sample

Essendant Inc. (ESND) - 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.


Essendant Inc. (Essendant) is a wholesale distributor of workplace items. The Product portfolio of the company includes traditional business products, office furniture, technology products, janitorial and break room supplies, and industrial products. The company also offers value-added training and marketing programs. It offers products to independent office products dealers; office products superstores; computer products resellers; contract stationers; mail order companies; office furniture dealers; mass merchandisers; oil field, welding supply and industrial/MRO distributors; sanitary supply, paper and foodservice distributors; drug and grocery store chains; healthcare distributors; e-commerce merchants; and other independent distributors. Essendant is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois, the US.

Key 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 Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Essendant Inc. - Key Facts 6
Essendant Inc. - Key Employees 7
Essendant Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Essendant Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Essendant Inc. - History 10
Essendant Inc. - Company Statement 12
Essendant Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14
Head Office 14
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14
Section 2 Company Analysis 16
Essendant Inc. - Business Description 16
Essendant Inc. - Corporate Strategy 17
Essendant Inc. - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Essendant Inc. - Strengths 18
Strength - Diverse Customer Base 18
Strength - Operational Network 18
Strength - Product Performance: Janitorial and Breakroom Supplies 18
Essendant Inc. - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Higher Operating Costs 19
Essendant Inc. - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Increase in Consumer Spending in the US 20
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for E-Commerce Market 20
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 20
Essendant Inc. - Threats 21
Threat - Industry Regulations 21
Threat - Supply Chain Disruptions 21
Threat - Competition 21
Essendant Inc. - 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
Essendant Inc., Key Facts 6
Essendant Inc., Key Employees 7
Essendant Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Essendant Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Essendant Inc., History 10
Essendant Inc., Subsidiaries 14
Essendant Inc., Key Competitors 22
Essendant Inc., Ratios based on current share price 23
Essendant Inc., Annual Ratios 24
Essendant Inc., 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
Essendant Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 26
Essendant Inc., Ratio Charts 28

If the above report does not have the information suitable for your business, we can provide custom research that can be lucrative for your business or enhance your profession.