Whitbread PLC (WTB) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Dec, 2016 |    No of Pages: 36 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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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.


Whitbread 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, Beefeater, Whitbread Inns, Brewers Fayre and Table Table. Whitbread also operates restaurants in Middle East, Germany, India, Thailand and Indonesia. The company serves more than 27 million customers every month across its hotels, coffee shops and restaurants. Whitbread is headquartered in Dunstable, Bedfordshire, the UK.

Whitbread PLC Key Recent Developments

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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
Whitbread PLC - Key Facts 5
Whitbread PLC - Key Employees 6
Whitbread PLC - Key Employee Biographies 7
Whitbread PLC - Major Products and Services 8
Whitbread PLC - History 9
Whitbread PLC - Company Statement 13
Whitbread PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Joint Venture 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Whitbread PLC - Business Description 17
Whitbread PLC - Corporate Strategy 18
Whitbread PLC - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Whitbread PLC - Strengths 19
Whitbread PLC - Weaknesses 20
Whitbread PLC - Opportunities 21
Whitbread PLC - Threats 22
Whitbread PLC - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Whitbread PLC, Recent Deals Summary 30
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 31
Aug 26, 2015: ENN Opens Its First Open-Access Natural Gas Vehicle Refuelling Station In The UK 31
Section 5 – Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
Disclaimer 36

List of Tables
Whitbread PLC, Key Facts 5
Whitbread PLC, Key Employees 6
Whitbread PLC, Key Employee Biographies 7
Whitbread PLC, Major Products and Services 8
Whitbread PLC, History 9
Whitbread PLC, Other Locations 15
Whitbread PLC, Subsidiaries 15
Whitbread PLC, Joint Venture 16
Whitbread PLC, Key Competitors 23
Whitbread PLC, Ratios based on current share price 24
Whitbread PLC, Annual Ratios 25
Whitbread PLC (Cont...1), Annual Ratios 26
Whitbread PLC, Interim Ratios 28
Whitbread PLC, Recent Deals Summary 30
Currency Codes 32
Capital Market Ratios 32
Equity Ratios 33
Profitability Ratios 33
Cost Ratios 34
Liquidity Ratios 34
Leverage Ratios 34
Efficiency Ratios 35

List of Figures
Whitbread PLC, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 27
Whitbread PLC, Ratio Charts 29

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