Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (PCAR4) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (PCAR4) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao (PCAR4)-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.


Companhia Brasileira De Distribuicao (CBD), formerly Grupo Pao de Acucar (GPA), is a retailer of home appliances, food, clothing, electronics and other products. The company offers these products through a chain of supermarkets, hypermarkets, departmental stores, neighborhood stores and specialized stores. Its offerings include non-perishable food products, beverages, fruits, vegetables, meat, bread, and disposable products; and non-food products clothing, magazines, CDs and DVDs, furniture, mattresses, gardening and electronics products. CBD offers its products under various brands including Pao de Acucar, Minuto Pao de Acucar, Minimercado Extra, Extra Hyper, Aliados, Posto Extra, Drogaria Extra, Conviva, Extra Supermercado and Assai. It also sells products online through its e-commerce platforms,,,, and The company operates distribution centers and depots across Brazil and the Federal District. CBD is headquartered in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao Key Recent Developments

Apr 26,2018: GPA releases Q1 2018 results

Jul 25,2017: GPA announces results for the second quarter of 2017

Apr 27,2017: GPA announces 1Q17 results

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- 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.

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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

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Key Facts 5

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Key Employees 6

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Key Employee Biographies 7

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Major Products and Services 8

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-History 9

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Company Statement 11

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Locations And Subsidiaries 12

Head Office 12

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 12

Section 2-Company Analysis 13

Company Overview 13

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Business Description 14

Business Segment: Cash and Carry 14

Overview 14

Performance 14

Key Stats 14

Business Segment: Food Retail 14

Overview 14

Performance 14

Key Stats 14

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Corporate Strategy 16

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-SWOT Analysis 17

SWOT Analysis-Overview 17

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Strengths 17

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Weaknesses 18

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Opportunities 19

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Threats 20

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao-Key Competitors 21

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 22

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 22

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 23

Performance Chart 26

Financial Performance 26

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 27

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 28

Section 4-Company's Recent Developments 29

Jul 25, 2017: GPA announces results for the second quarter of 2017 29

Apr 27, 2017: GPA announces 1Q17 results 31

Section 5-Appendix 34

Methodology 34

Ratio Definitions 34

About GlobalData 38

Contact Us 38

Disclaimer 38

List of Figures

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Performance Chart (2013-2017) 26

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Ratio Charts 28

List of Tables

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Key Facts 5

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Key Employees 6

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Key Employee Biographies 7

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Major Products and Services 8

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, History 9

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Subsidiaries 12

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Key Competitors 21

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Ratios based on current share price 22

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Annual Ratios 23

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 24

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 25

Companhia Brasileira de Distribuicao, Interim Ratios 27

Currency Codes 34

Capital Market Ratios 34

Equity Ratios 35

Profitability Ratios 35

Cost Ratios 36

Liquidity Ratios 36

Leverage Ratios 37

Efficiency Ratios 37

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