RCL Foods Limited (RCL) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2015 |    No of Pages: 24 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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RCL Foods Limited (RCL) - 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.


RCL Foods Limited (RCL Foods), formerly Rainbow Chicken Limited, a subsidiary of Remgro Limited, is a diversified company that offers various products and services. The company operates through Rainbow Farms (Pty) Ltd, Foodcorp (Pty) Ltd, TSB Sugar RSA (Pty) Ltd, and Vector Logistics (Pty) Ltd. It produces grocery, milling, baking, pie, fishing, beverage, chicken products, and ready to eat products; and sugar. RCL Foods also provides logistic services, bulk cold storage, refrigerated primary transport, multi-temperature warehousing and distribution, sales and merchandising, debtor’s management, and information management services. The company serves residential, industrial, and commercial customers. RCL Foods is headquartered in Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
RCL Foods Limited - Key Facts 5
RCL Foods Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 6
Head Office 6
Section 2 – Company Analysis 7
RCL Foods Limited - Business Description 7
RCL Foods Limited - Corporate Strategy 8
RCL Foods Limited - SWOT Analysis 9
SWOT Analysis - Overview 9
RCL Foods Limited - Strengths 9
Strength - Business Performance of Rainbow Farms (Pty) Ltd 9
Strength - Integrated Broiler Producer 9
Strength - Improved Performance of TSB Sugar business 9
RCL Foods Limited - Weaknesses 10
Weakness - Declining Cash Reserves 10
Weakness - Declining Performance of Foodcorp 10
RCL Foods Limited - Opportunities 11
Opportunity - Increase in Global Food Consumption 11
Opportunity - Global Economic Outlook 11
Opportunity - Strategic Initiative 11
RCL Foods Limited - Threats 12
Threat - Stiff Competition 12
Threat - Out Break of Diseases 12
Threat - Stringent Regulations 12
RCL Foods Limited - Key Competitors 13
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 14
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 14
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 15
Performance Chart 17
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 18
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 19
Section 4 – Appendix 20
Methodology 20
Ratio Definitions 20
About GlobalData 24
Contact Us 24
Disclaimer 24

List of Tables

RCL Foods Limited, Key Facts 5
RCL Foods Limited, Key Competitors 13
RCL Foods Limited, Ratios based on current share price 14
RCL Foods Limited, Annual Ratios 15
RCL Foods Limited, Interim Ratios 18
Currency Codes 20
Capital Market Ratios 20
Equity Ratios 21
Profitability Ratios 21
Cost Ratios 22
Liquidity Ratios 22
Leverage Ratios 23
Efficiency Ratios 23

List of Figures

RCL Foods Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 17
RCL Foods Limited, Ratio Charts 19

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