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Company: Molson Coors Brewing Company (TAP)
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  Profits slide in the fourth quarter for 2008-09

MillerCoors, the U.S.-targeting joint venture between Molson Coors Brewing Co. (TAP) and SABMiller plc (ADR:SBMRY), said fourth-quarter profit slid 40%. The fall is mainly due to the costs to integrate the brands and impairment charges to its Sparks brand, the Associated Press reported.

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  Needs to diversify product offering and consumer demographic

The company is too focused in a few markets and does not offer a particularly diverse product line to offset times of slow beer growth or shifting preferences.

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  High debt and limited diversification expose greater financial risks

TAP is not as dominant, diversified, or versatile as some of its major competitors, and sports a much higher debt level, exposing the company to greater financial risks.

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  Shares core market with competitior Labatt

The company shares its most significant market with a mighty competitor in InBev-owned Labatt.

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