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Whitbread Plc (WTB) - 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.HighlightsWhitbread PLC (Whitbread) is a hospitality group company, which manages a chain of hotels, restaurants, and coffee shops throughout the UK and other regions. The company's Costa Coffee is one of the largest and popular branded coffee shop chains in the UK. It also operates through other brand names such as Premier Inn,Costa, Costa Express, Beefeater, Brewers Fayre, Hub and Table Table. Whitbread also operates restaurants in Middle East, Germany, India, Thailand and Indonesia. The company serves more than 28 million customers every month across its hotels, coffee shops and restaurants. Whitbread is headquartered in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, the UK.Whitbread Plc Key Recent DevelopmentsMay 25,2017: Whitbread announces senior independent director changesMay 09,2017: UK's Largest Hospitality Company Commits to 100% Renewable EnergyApr 25,2017: Whitbread annual profit increasesApr 07,2017: Costa Coffee to open a branch in RipleyFeb 14,2017: Costa Coffee in Ilfracombe is set to openKey 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 3List of Tables 4List of Figures 4Section 1 - About the Company 5Whitbread Plc - Key Facts 5Whitbread Plc - Key Employees 6Whitbread Plc - Key Employee Biographies 7Whitbread Plc - Major Products and Services 8Whitbread Plc - History 9Whitbread Plc - Company Statement 14Whitbread Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 16Head Office 16Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16Joint Venture 17Section 2 - Company Analysis 18Whitbread Plc - Business Description 18Whitbread Plc - Corporate Strategy 19Whitbread Plc - SWOT Analysis 20SWOT Analysis - Overview 20Whitbread Plc - Strengths 20Whitbread Plc - Weaknesses 21Whitbread Plc - Opportunities 22Whitbread Plc - Threats 23Whitbread Plc - Key Competitors 24Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26Performance Chart 29Financial Performance 29Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 32May 25, 2017: Whitbread announces senior independent director changes 32May 09, 2017: UK's Largest Hospitality Company Commits to 100% Renewable Energy 33Apr 25, 2017: Whitbread annual profit increases 34Jan 26, 2017: Whitbread reports its trading performance to 1 December 2016 35Section 5 - Appendix 36Methodology 36Ratio Definitions 36About GlobalData 40Contact Us 40Disclaimer 40List of Tables Whitbread Plc, Key Facts 5Whitbread Plc, Key Employees 6Whitbread Plc, Key Employee Biographies 7Whitbread Plc, Major Products and Services 8Whitbread Plc, History 9Whitbread Plc, Other Locations 16Whitbread Plc, Subsidiaries 16Whitbread Plc, Joint Venture 17Whitbread Plc, Key Competitors 24Whitbread Plc, Ratios based on current share price 25Whitbread Plc, Annual Ratios 26Whitbread Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 27Whitbread Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 28Whitbread Plc, Interim Ratios 30Currency Codes 36Capital Market Ratios 36Equity Ratios 37Profitability Ratios 37Cost Ratios 38Liquidity Ratios 38Leverage Ratios 39Efficiency Ratios 39List of Figures Whitbread Plc, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 29Whitbread Plc, Ratio Charts 31