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Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited (DCP) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited (DCP)-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.


Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited (Dis-Chem) is a pharmacy company. The company operates retail and wholesale channels to offer products. It offers over the counter (OCT) medicines, herbal remedies, appliances such as nebulizers, diagnostic kits, first aid kits, products for incontinence care and mobility aids, and reading glasses. Dis-Chem also offers beauty care products, health food, sport supplements, health and well-being products. The company also offers confectionary, household goods and ancillary services such as clinics, and hair and beauty salons. It operates dispensaries, store, clinic and hair salons. The company also offers its products through courier business that is known as Dis-Chem Direct. It operates stores across South Africa and Namibia. Dis-Chem is headquartered in Midrand, Gauteng, South Africa.

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Table Of Content


Table of Contents

Table of Contents 3

List of Tables 4

List of Figures 4

Section 1-About the Company 5

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Key Facts 5

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Key Employees 6

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Key Employee Biographies 7

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Major Products and Services 8

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-History 10

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Company Statement 11

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Locations And Subsidiaries 13

Head Office 13

Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13

Section 2-Company Analysis 14

Company Overview 14

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Business Description 15

Business Segment: Retail 15

Overview 15

Performance 15

Key Stats 15

Business Segment: Wholesale 15

Overview 15

Performance 15

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-SWOT Analysis 16

SWOT Analysis-Overview 16

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Strengths 16

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Weaknesses 17

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Opportunities 18

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Threats 19

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited-Key Competitors 20

Section 3-Company Financial Ratios 21

Financial Ratios-Capital Market Ratios 21

Financial Ratios-Annual Ratios 22

Performance Chart 25

Financial Performance 25

Financial Ratios-Interim Ratios 26

Financial Ratios-Ratio Charts 27

Section 4-Appendix 28

Methodology 28

Ratio Definitions 28

About GlobalData 32

Contact Us 32

Disclaimer 32

List Of Figure

List of Figures

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Performance Chart (2014-2018) 25

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Ratio Charts 27

List Of Table

List of Tables

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Key Facts 5

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Key Employees 6

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Key Employee Biographies 7

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Major Products and Services 8

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, History 10

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Subsidiaries 13

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Key Competitors 20

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Ratios based on current share price 21

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Annual Ratios 22

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont...1) 23

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Annual Ratios (Cont...2) 24

Dis-Chem Pharmacies Limited, Interim Ratios 26

Currency Codes 28

Capital Market Ratios 28

Equity Ratios 29

Profitability Ratios 29

Cost Ratios 30

Liquidity Ratios 30

Leverage Ratios 31

Efficiency Ratios 31

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