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Kimball International, Inc. (KBAL) - 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.HighlightsKimball International, Inc. (Kimball) is a manufacturer of furniture for the offices and commercial interiors market. The company’s product portfolio comprises benching, seats, desks, tables, storage cabinets, dividers, and presentation products among others. Kimball markets these products under brands such as Kimball Office, National, and Kimball Hospitality. Further, it also offers services such as product development, project management, logistics, warehousing, installation, repair, and maintenance. The company operates manufacturing facilities in the US, Poland, China, Mexico, and Thailand. It sells its products through wholesalers, dealers, brokers, designers, catalog houses, and purchasers across North America, Europe, and Asia. Kimball is headquartered in Jasper, Indiana, the US.Kimball International, Inc. Key Recent DevelopmentsDec 11, 2013: Kimball International Names Lonnie Nicholson as New Chief Information OfficerNov 05, 2013: Kimball International Reports First Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 ResultsNov 01, 2013: Kimball International Appoints Don Van Winkle to Executive Vice PresidentOct 21, 2013: Kimball Office Announces New Officer; Mike Wagner Appointed Vice President, General ManagerOct 15, 2013: Kimball International Holds Annual Meeting of Share Owners and Declares DividendKey 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 6Kimball International, Inc. - Key Facts 6Kimball International, Inc. - Key Employees 7Kimball International, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8Kimball International, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9Kimball International, Inc. - History 10Kimball International, Inc. - Company Statement 12Kimball International, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 14Head Office 14Other Locations & Subsidiaries 14Section 2 – Company Analysis 16Kimball International, Inc. - Business Description 16Kimball International, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 17Kimball International, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 18SWOT Analysis - Overview 18Kimball International, Inc. - Strengths 18Strength - Focused Research and Development Activities 18Strength - Strong Financial Performance 18Strength - Strong Operational Network 18Kimball International, Inc. - Weaknesses 19Weakness - Declined Working Capital 19Kimball International, Inc. - Opportunities 20Opportunity - Growth in Global Furniture Industry 20Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 20Opportunity - Upgrading Investments 20Kimball International, Inc. - Threats 21Threat - Intense Competition 21Threat - Compliance with Regulations 21Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences 21Kimball International, Inc. - Key Competitors 22Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24Performance Chart 25Financial Performance 25Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 26Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 27Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 28Apr 15, 2014: Kimball International Declares Quarterly Dividend 28Feb 18, 2014: Kimball International Announces Appointment of Robert F. Schneider to the Company’s Board of Directors 29Feb 05, 2014: Kimball International Reports Second Quarter Fiscal Year 2014 Results 30Jan 03, 2014: Kimball International Announces Appointment of New Independent Director; Timothy Jahnke to Join Board in February 2014 32Section 5 – Appendix 33Methodology 33Ratio Definitions 33About GlobalData 37Contact Us 37Disclaimer 37List of TablesKimball International, Inc., Key Facts 6Kimball International, Inc., Key Employees 7Kimball International, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8Kimball International, Inc., Major Products and Services 9Kimball International, Inc., History 10Kimball International, Inc., Subsidiaries 14Kimball International, Inc., Key Competitors 22Kimball International, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 23Kimball International, Inc., Annual Ratios 24Kimball International, Inc., Interim Ratios 26Currency Codes 33Capital Market Ratios 33Equity Ratios 34Profitability Ratios 34Cost Ratios 35Liquidity Ratios 35Leverage Ratios 36Efficiency Ratios 36List of FiguresKimball International, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 25Kimball International, Inc., Ratio Charts 27