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

 Published On: Oct, 2017 |    No of Pages: 40 |  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,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 Developments

May 25,2017: Whitbread announces senior independent director changes
May 09,2017: UK's Largest Hospitality Company Commits to 100% Renewable Energy
Apr 25,2017: Whitbread annual profit increases
Apr 07,2017: Costa Coffee to open a branch in Ripley
Feb 14,2017: Costa Coffee in Ilfracombe is set to open

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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
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 14
Whitbread Plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Joint Venture 17
Section 2 - Company Analysis 18
Whitbread Plc - Business Description 18
Whitbread Plc - Corporate Strategy 19
Whitbread Plc - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Whitbread Plc - Strengths 20
Whitbread Plc - Weaknesses 21
Whitbread Plc - Opportunities 22
Whitbread Plc - Threats 23
Whitbread Plc - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 - Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 29
Financial Performance 29
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 30
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 31
Section 4 - Company's Recent Developments 32
May 25, 2017: Whitbread announces senior independent director changes 32
May 09, 2017: UK's Largest Hospitality Company Commits to 100% Renewable Energy 33
Apr 25, 2017: Whitbread annual profit increases 34
Jan 26, 2017: Whitbread reports its trading performance to 1 December 2016 35
Section 5 - Appendix 36
Methodology 36
Ratio Definitions 36
About GlobalData 40
Contact Us 40
Disclaimer 40

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 16
Whitbread Plc, Subsidiaries 16
Whitbread Plc, Joint Venture 17
Whitbread Plc, Key Competitors 24
Whitbread Plc, Ratios based on current share price 25
Whitbread Plc, Annual Ratios 26
Whitbread Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 27
Whitbread Plc, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 28
Whitbread Plc, Interim Ratios 30
Currency Codes 36
Capital Market Ratios 36
Equity Ratios 37
Profitability Ratios 37
Cost Ratios 38
Liquidity Ratios 38
Leverage Ratios 39
Efficiency Ratios 39

List of Figures
Whitbread Plc, Performance Chart (2013 - 2017) 29
Whitbread Plc, Ratio Charts 31

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