Employees: 62 600, worldwide
Fiscal year ends: 31 May
Headquarter: One Bowerman Drive, Beaverton, Oregon
Products: Running, Basketball, Football, Men’s Training, Women’s Training, Action Sports, Sportswear and Golf.
Rating (long-term): AA- (S&P), A1 (Moody’s)
Competitors: Puma, Adidas, Under Armour, Skechers, Anta, Li Ning
Strategy: achieve long-term revenue growth by creating innovative products, building deep personal consumer connections and delivering compelling consumer experiences at retail and online
Gross, Operating and Net margins are superior and stable.
The company has excellent growth prospects for the foreseeable future with increasing revenue: $25 313 (2013), $27 799 (2014), $30 601 (2015).
Profitability is High-:
ROA, ROE and Free cash flow margin have improved constantly due to increased sales and higher gross margins.
Nike is a well run company that continues to reward shareholders with its profitability.
Financial health is High+:
The company manages own financial flows very well and has one of the best financial leverage.
Valuation price: $55.25 => This is a true price taking into account the current market price at the same level.
Simply, a wonderful company at a fair price.
Last stock splits: 2:1 (26.12.2012), 2:1 (03.04.2007), 2:1 (24.10.1996)
Share repurchase: positive as management is committed to buying back shares
1964 January 25, the company was founded as Blue Ribbon Sports, by Bill Bowerman and Phil Knight
1971 May 30, the company was formerly known as Blue Ribbon Sports and changed its name to Nike.
1971 June 18, Nike’s Swoosh was first used
1979 Nike’s Air technology patented by inventor M. Frank Rudy
1980 December 2, Nike completes an initial public offering of 2,377,000 shares of Class B common stock
1987 The Nike Air Max shoe is introduced
1988 July 1, Nike introduces its “Just Do It” slogan
1989 October 3, the “Just Do It” trademark was filed by Nike
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