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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. Jan 11
Standard & Poors, January 2011
Strong brand recognition; and Moderate leverage. Narrow product focus; High working capital and capital expenditure requirements; and Acquisitive growth strategy. The ratings on Vermont-based Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. (GMCR) reflect Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' analysis that the company is highly dependent on the single-cup coffee maker concept, is exposed to integration risks associated with its aggressive acquisition strategy, and the company will have adequate liquidity over the next year. Future debt reduction and increasing liquidity is dependent on successful integration of recent acquisitions and continued growth of the single-cup coffee maker concept. We view the company's financial risk profile as highly leveraged and its business risk profile as weak. GMCR's financial risk profile is highly leveraged, given the...
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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.