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Cadbury plc-Financial and Strategic Analysis Review(Update-June 2009)

Chinese Version Report Link       Finished:2009-06-13      Product ID:E1619


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Cadbury plc - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review


Cadbury plc (Cadbury) is the second largest confectionery company in the world. The company manufactures and sells confectioneries such as cocoa powder, candy, cough drop, chewing gum, milk chocolate bar, sugar-coated gum, and breath freshener. These products are marketed under Cadbury, Creme Egg, Green and Black's, Trident, Dentyne, Hollywood, Bubbaloo, Halls, Cadbury Eclairs, Bassett’s, and the Natural Confectionery Company brand names. The company has about 35,000 direct and indirect suppliers and operates in over 60 countries. The company’s manufacturing facilities are based in South Africa, Swaziland, Botswana, Namibia, Kenya, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco, Ghana and Nigeria.

Global Markets Direct’s Cadbury plc - Financial and Strategic Analysis Review is an in-depth business, strategic and financial analysis of Cadbury plc. The report provides a comprehensive insight into the company, including business structure and operations, executive biographies and key competitors. The hallmark of the report is the detailed strategic analysis of the company. This highlights its strengths and weaknesses and the opportunities and threats it faces going forward.


- Provides key company information for business intelligence needs.

- The company’s strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed. Financial, strategic and operational factors are considered.

- The opportunities open to the company are considered and its growth potential assessed. Competitive or technological threats are highlighted.

- The report contains critical company information ? business structure and operations, the company history, major products and services, key competitors, key employees and executive biographies, different locations and important subsidiaries.

- The report provides detailed financial ratios for the past five years as well as interim ratios for the last four quarters.

- Financial ratios include profitability, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.

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Table of Contents

Table Of Contents
Table Of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 3
Cadbury plc - Key Facts 4
Cadbury plc - Business Description 4
Cadbury plc - Major Products and Services 5
Cadbury plc - History 6
Cadbury plc - SWOT Analysis 7
SWOT Analysis - Overview 7
Cadbury plc - Strengths 7
Strength - Dominant Market Position 7
Strength - Strong Overall Innovation 7
Strength - Strong Growth Prospects 7
Cadbury plc - Weaknesses 7
Weakness - Quality Control Issues 7
Weakness - Declining Market Share in Sector 7
Weakness - Limited Operating Margin 7
Weakness - Limited Liquidity Position 7
Cadbury plc - Opportunities 8
Opportunity - Huge Potential in the Emerging Markets 8
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 8
Opportunity - Emergence of Low Calorie Chocolates Market 8
Cadbury plc - Threats 8
Threat - Intense Competition 8
Threat - Rising Prices of Cocoa 8
Threat - Growing Demand for Private Label Products 8
Cadbury plc - Key Competitors 9
Cadbury plc - Key Employees 9
Cadbury plc - Key Employee Biographies 10
Cadbury plc - Company Statement 11
Cadbury plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Cadbury plc - Financial Ratios 15
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 15
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 15
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 16
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 17
Appendix 18
Methodology 18
Ratio Definitions 18
About Global Markets Direct 21
Contact Us 21
Disclaimer 21

List of Tables
Cadbury plc, Key Facts 4
Cadbury plc, Major Products and Services 5
Cadbury plc, History 6
Cadbury plc, Key Employees 9
Cadbury plc, Key Employee Biographies 10
Cadbury plc, Other Locations 13
Cadbury plc, Subsidiaries 13
Cadbury plc, Ratios based on current share price 15
Cadbury plc, Annual Ratios 15
Cadbury plc, Interim Ratios 16
Currency Codes 18
Capital Market Ratios 18
Equity Ratios 19
Profitability Ratios 19
Cost Ratios 19
Liquidity Ratios 20
Leverage Ratios 20
Efficiency Ratios 20

List of Figures
Cadbury plc, Ratio Charts 17

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