Loblaw Companies Limited (L) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Aug, 2017 |    No of Pages: 37 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Loblaw Companies Limited (L) - 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.

Highlights

Loblaw Companies Limited (Loblaw) owns and operates various multiple stores that offers food and pharmacy products. Its product portfolio includes drugs, groceries, food items, apparels, health and beauty products and general merchandise related products. The company conducts its business operations through shopper's drug mart, retail stores and discounted stores. These include franchise-owned retail food stores, associate-owned drug stores and in-store pharmacies. Loblaw also offers credit card services, loyalty programs, daily banking, mortgage, credit, insurance brokerage services personal banking and telecommunication services and investment related services. It also owns and manages various retail and commercial properties. Loblaw is headquartered in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.

Loblaw Companies Limited Key Recent Developments

Apr 16,2017: Loblaw plans $1.3bn investment in Canadian stores
Jan 22,2017: Loblaw names new president
Jan 20,2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession
Nov 17,2016: Loblaw reports rise in Q316 sales
May 05,2016: Price of groceries will fall, says Loblaw

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 3
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
Loblaw Companies Limited - Key Facts 5
Loblaw Companies Limited - Key Employees 6
Loblaw Companies Limited - Key Employee Biographies 7
Loblaw Companies Limited - Major Products and Services 8
Loblaw Companies Limited - History 10
Loblaw Companies Limited - Company Statement 11
Loblaw Companies Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 - Company Analysis 14
Loblaw Companies Limited - Business Description 14
Business Description - Choice Properties 14
Choice Properties - Overview 14
Choice Properties - Financials 14
Business Description - Financial Services 14
Financial Services - Overview 14
Financial Services - Financials 14
Business Description - Retail 14
Retail - Overview 14
Retail - Financials 15
Loblaw Companies Limited - Corporate Strategy 16
Loblaw Companies Limited - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Loblaw Companies Limited - Strengths 17
Loblaw Companies Limited - Weaknesses 18
Loblaw Companies Limited - Opportunities 19
Loblaw Companies Limited - Threats 20
Loblaw Companies Limited - Key Competitors 21
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 22
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 23
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Loblaw Companies Limited, Recent Deals Summary 29
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 30
Jan 20, 2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession 30
Jan 20, 2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession 31
Jan 20, 2017: George Weston and Loblaw Companies announce management succession 32
Section 5 - Appendix 33
Methodology 33
Ratio Definitions 33
About GlobalData 37
Contact Us 37
Disclaimer 37

List of Tables
Loblaw Companies Limited, Key Facts 5
Loblaw Companies Limited, Key Employees 6
Loblaw Companies Limited, Key Employee Biographies 7
Loblaw Companies Limited, Major Products and Services 8
Loblaw Companies Limited, History 10
Loblaw Companies Limited, Subsidiaries 13
Loblaw Companies Limited, Key Competitors 21
Loblaw Companies Limited, Ratios based on current share price 22
Loblaw Companies Limited, Annual Ratios 23
Loblaw Companies Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 24
Loblaw Companies Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 25
Loblaw Companies Limited, Interim Ratios 27
Loblaw Companies Limited, Recent Deals Summary 29
Currency Codes 33
Capital Market Ratios 33
Equity Ratios 34
Profitability Ratios 34
Cost Ratios 35
Liquidity Ratios 35
Leverage Ratios 36
Efficiency Ratios 36

List of Figures
Loblaw Companies Limited, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 26
Loblaw Companies Limited, Ratio Charts 28


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