September 30, 2014 7:40 PM ET

Textiles, Apparel and Luxury Goods

Company Overview of Levi Strauss & Co.

Company Overview

Levi Strauss & Co., a brand-name apparel company, designs, markets, and sells jeans, casual and dress pants, tops, shorts, skirts, jackets, footwear, and related accessories for men, women, and children. The company sells its products under the under the Levi's, Dockers, Signature by Levi Strauss & Co., and Denizen brands. Levi Strauss & Co. also licenses its Levi's and Dockers trademarks for a range of product categories, including footwear, belts, wallets and bags, outerwear, sweaters, dress shirts, kidswear, sleepwear, and hosiery, as well as licenses its Signature by Levi Strauss & Co. and Denizen trademarks in various markets for certain product categories. The company sells its product...

Levi's Plaza

1155 Battery Street

San Francisco, CA 94111

United States

Founded in 1853

16,000 Employees

Phone:

415-501-6000

Key Executives for Levi Strauss & Co.

Chief Executive Officer
Age: 56
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Age: 50
Executive Vice President and President of the Americas Region
Age: 55
Executive Vice President and President of Global Levi's Brand
Age: 48
Executive Vice President and President of Asia
Age: 50
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Levi Strauss & Co. Key Developments

Levi Strauss & Co. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended May 25, 2014

Levi Strauss & Co. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended May 25, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net revenues of $1,081,847,000 against $1,098,898,000 a year ago. Operating income was $65,128,000 against $99,637,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $16,545,000 against $65,349,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $11,458,000 against $48,149,000 a year ago. Excluding the global productivity initiative charges, adjusted EBIT declined 6% to $93 million against $99 million, due to a lower gross margin and the net revenues decline. For the six months period, the company reported net revenues of $2,211,837,000 against $2,245,576,000 a year ago. Operating income was $158,784,000 against $281,092,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $82,555,000 against $220,599,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to Levi Strauss & Co. was $61,429,000 against $155,169,000 a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities of $72,423,000 as compared to $254,199,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant and equipment were $35,320,000 against $41,891,000 a year ago. Free cash flow was $13.9 million against $181.0 million a year ago. Net debt as of May 25, 2014 was $1,055 million against $1,057 million as of November 24, 2013.

Levi Strauss & Co. Announces Resignation of Fernando Aguirre as Director

On June 28, 2014, Fernando Aguirre, a member of the Board of Directors of Levi Strauss & Co., notified the Chairman of the Board of his resignation from the Board and each of its committees, effective August 15, 2014. Mr. Aguirre resigned solely for personal reasons and there were no disagreements between him and the company relative to his resignation.

Levi Strauss & Co., Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 08, 2014

Levi Strauss & Co., Q2 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 08, 2014

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