Greene King PLC (GNK) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
Greene King PLC (Green King) is a pub retailer and brewer . The company principally carries out brewing of beer and running pubs for more than 200 years. It also provides pubs and restaurants for rent and lease along with selling drinks to the licensed trade. Green King has a wide array of customers from pub-goers and hotel guests to licensees, supermarkets and national pub chains. It operates pubs and restaurants under the brands like Old English Inns, Greene King Inns, Hungry Horse and Belhaven Pubs. The company also runs an online shop namely, Greene King Shop. The company has breweries at Bury St Edmunds and Dunbar, and a number of regional depots. Green King is headquartered at Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk in the UK.
The company envisages to increase its customer base by providing new and innovative services to them. In this line, recently the company signed a deal with The Cloud, by which the company will provide free wi-fi service to its customers.
This comprehensive SWOT profile of Greene King PLC 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.
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Table of contents
Section 1 - About the Company
Greene King PLC - Key Facts
Greene King PLC - Key Employees
Greene King PLC - Key Employee Biographies
Greene King PLC - Major Products and Services
Greene King PLC - History
Greene King PLC - Company Statement
Greene King PLC - Locations And Subsidiaries
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Section 2 – Company Analysis
Greene King PLC - Business Description
Greene King PLC - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
Greene King PLC - Strengths
Strength - Diversified Business Portfolio
Strength - Strong Operational Base
Greene King PLC - Weaknesses
Weakness - Declining Liquidity Ratios
Greene King PLC - Opportunities
Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Drivers: Acquisitions
Opportunity - Growth Prospects in Emerging markets
Opportunity - Growth Prospects: Spirits Market
Greene King PLC - Threats
Threat - Rising Brewing Cost
Threat - Competitive Landscape
Threat - Rising Beer Taxes
Greene King PLC - Key Competitors
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts
Section 4 – Appendix
List of Tables
Greene King PLC, Key Facts
Greene King PLC, Key Employees
Greene King PLC, Key Employee Biographies
Greene King PLC, Major Products and Services
Greene King PLC, History
Greene King PLC, Subsidiaries
Greene King PLC, Key Competitors
Greene King PLC, Ratios based on current share price
Greene King PLC, Annual Ratios
Greene King PLC, Interim Ratios
Capital Market Ratios
List of Figures
Greene King PLC, Performance Chart (2008 - 2012)
Greene King PLC, Ratio Charts
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