Stock Symbol: NKE
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Nike Inc. Description:
NIKE, Inc., based in Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer and marketer of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned Nike subsidiaries include Bauer NIKE Hockey Inc., the world's leading manufacturer of hockey equipment; Cole Haan(R), which markets a line of high-quality men's and women's footwear, accessories and outerwear; and Hurley International LLC, which markets action sports and teen lifestyle apparel.
Nike Inc. Financial Summary:
NIKE, Inc. designs, develops and markets footwear, apparel, equipment and accessory products. For the 3 months ended 8/31/05, revenues rose 8% to $3.86B. Net income rose 32% to $432.3M. Revenues reflect higher footwear sales in U.S. and all foreign markets due, in part, to the benefits of changes in currency exchange rates, as well as price increases in the U.S. Net income also reflects higher gross margins.
Nike Inc. Business Summary:
NIKE, Inc. is engaged in the design, development and worldwide marketing of footwear, apparel, equipment and accessory products. The Company sells its products to retail accounts and through a mix of independent distributors, licensees and subsidiaries in over 160 countries around the world. Its athletic footwear products are designed primarily for specific athletic use, although some of its products are worn for casual or leisure purposes. The Company creates designs for men, women and children. Running, basketball, children's, cross-training and women's shoes are the Company's top-selling product categories. It also markets shoes designed for outdoor activities, tennis, golf, soccer, baseball, football, bicycling, volleyball, wrestling, aquatic activities, hiking and other athletic and recreational uses. Its apparel and accessories are designed to complement its athletic footwear products, feature the same trademarks and are sold through the same marketing and distribution channels.