Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (HKFI) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 30 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (HKFI) - 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.


Hancock Fabrics, Inc. (Hancock) is a fabric retailer and wholesaler. The company offers apparel fabrics, cotton and quilting, fleece, home decor fabrics, sewing accessories and crafts, among others. Its products include BFF collection, satins, organza, silk look, laces, bridal embroideries, brocades, velvets, nettings and linings, costume collection, wool, corduroy, suedes, outerwear, suitings, sportswear cottons, knits, rayon challis, swiss dot, interfacings and linings, and fashion coordinates, among others. The company’s cotton and quilting products include quilting cottons, novelty cottons, character and licensed prints, flannel fabric, craft utility fabric, baby fabric, team cottons, and seasonal and holiday cotton. Hancock is headquartered in Baldwyn, Mississippi, 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
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Key Facts 6
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Key Employees 7
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - History 10
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Company Statement 11
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 12
Head Office 12
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12
Section 2 – Company Analysis 13
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Business Description 13
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Corporate Strategy 14
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Strengths 15
Strength - Major Support: Apparel and Craft Fabrics 15
Strength - Operational Network 15
Strength - Focus on Technological 15
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Decline in Financial Performance 16
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Business Initiatives 17
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Online Retailing 17
Opportunity - Positive Outlook: Global Home Improvement Industry 17
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - Threats 18
Threat - Increasing Manpower Costs 18
Threat - Changing Consumer Preferences 18
Threat - Market Competition 18
Hancock Fabrics, Inc. - 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
Section 4 – Appendix 26
Methodology 26
Ratio Definitions 26
About GlobalData 30
Contact Us 30
Disclaimer 30

List of Tables

Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Key Facts 6
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Key Employees 7
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., History 10
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Subsidiaries 12
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Key Competitors 19
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Ratios based on current share price 20
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Annual Ratios 21
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Interim Ratios 24
Currency Codes 26
Capital Market Ratios 26
Equity Ratios 27
Profitability Ratios 27
Cost Ratios 28
Liquidity Ratios 28
Leverage Ratios 29
Efficiency Ratios 29

List of Figures

Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 23
Hancock Fabrics, Inc., Ratio Charts 25

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