Farmer Bros. Co. (FARM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 31 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Farmer Bros. Co. (FARM) - 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.


Farmer Bros. Co. (Farmer Bros) is a food and food related services company that manufactures and distributes coffee, tea and culinary products. Its product offerings include roasted and ground coffee, liquid and frozen coffee, coffee-related products such as coffee filters, sugar and creamers, iced and hot teas, cappuccino, cocoa, spices, gelatins and puddings, soup bases, dressings, gravy and sauce mixes, pancake and biscuit mixes, and jellies and preserves; and culinary products, and other beverage products. The company produces its offerings through various facilities; and distributes through a network of distribution centers, branch warehouses, direct-store-delivery routes, and national account and institutional customer distribution channels. Farmer Bros also provides coffee brewers, coffee grinders, liquid coffee machines, espresso machines; and dispensers for beverage, juice, and refrigerated beverage products. It caters to restaurants, hotels, casinos, offices, quick service restaurants, convenience stores, healthcare facilities and other foodservice providers across the US. The company has production facilities in California, Oregon and Texas; and distribution facilities in Illinois, Oklahoma, and New Jersey. Farmer Bros is headquartered in Torrance, California, 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
Farmer Bros. Co. - Key Facts 6
Farmer Bros. Co. - Key Employees 7
Farmer Bros. Co. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Farmer Bros. Co. - Major Products and Services 9
Farmer Bros. Co. - History 11
Farmer Bros. Co. - Company Statement 12
Farmer Bros. Co. - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
Farmer Bros. Co. - Business Description 14
Farmer Bros. Co. - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Farmer Bros. Co. - Strengths 15
Strength - Distribution Network and Operational Base 15
Strength - Wide Product ans Service Offering 15
Farmer Bros. Co. - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Cost Efficiency 16
Farmer Bros. Co. - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Product launches 17
Opportunity - Increasing Consumer Spending in the US 17
Opportunity - Health Benefits of Coffee 17
Farmer Bros. Co. - Threats 18
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences 18
Threat - Highly Competitive Environment 18
Threat - Non Proprietary Methods 18
Threat - Stringent Governmental Regulations 18
Farmer Bros. Co. - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 21
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Farmer Bros. Co., Recent Deals Summary 26
Section 4 – Appendix 27
Methodology 27
Ratio Definitions 27
About GlobalData 31
Contact Us 31
Disclaimer 31

List of Tables

Farmer Bros. Co., Key Facts 6
Farmer Bros. Co., Key Employees 7
Farmer Bros. Co., Key Employee Biographies 8
Farmer Bros. Co., Major Products and Services 9
Farmer Bros. Co., History 11
Farmer Bros. Co., Subsidiaries 13
Farmer Bros. Co., Key Competitors 19
Farmer Bros. Co., Ratios based on current share price 20
Farmer Bros. Co., Annual Ratios 21
Farmer Bros. Co., Interim Ratios 24
Farmer Bros. Co., Recent Deals Summary 26
Currency Codes 27
Capital Market Ratios 27
Equity Ratios 28
Profitability Ratios 28
Cost Ratios 29
Liquidity Ratios 29
Leverage Ratios 30
Efficiency Ratios 30

List of Figures

Farmer Bros. Co., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 23
Farmer Bros. Co., Ratio Charts 25

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