Analysis Of Halford 's Leading Retailer Of Automative And Cycling Products

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Halford is the UK´s leading retailer of automative and cycling products as well as the leading operator in garage servicing and auto repair in the uk with over 12.000 employees.
The company was founded by Frederick Rushbrooke in Birmingham 1892 as a wholesale ironmongery.
Today, Halfords has two business departments: Halfords Retail (the original chain of shops) and Halfords auto enters, operating 465 stores around the UK.
In 2014 Halfords had 490 million pounds revenue being one of the largest companies in the UK.

The report of Halford will show their current financial performance as well as their up-to-date status.
The report will also show the rations from the financial statements for the past two year endings (2013 and 2014) analysing in depth their situation.

Financial Position Calculations for the the year endings 2014 and 2015

Profitability ratios are measurements used by companies in order to measure a business ability to make earnings relative to sales assets and equity. These ratios assess the ability of a company to generate earnings, profits and cash flows relative to some metric, often the amount of money that a company has invested. They emphasize how effectively the profitability of a company is being handled.

Profitability ratios can be divided in to two segments margins and returns, to turn sales in to profit in a given time indicates the ratios that show margins, however calculating the overall performance of the company in generating…
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