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Hyatt Hotels Corporation Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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ICD Research's "Hyatt Hotels Corporation: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis" contains in depth information and data about the company and its operations. The profile contains a company overview, business description, SWOT analysis, key facts, Competitive benchmarking, information on products and services, financial ratios, plus information on key news events affecting the company.

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									Hyatt Hotels Corporation

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Hyatt Hotels Corporation                                                 Financial Snapshot

                                                                         Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                  71 South Wacker Drive, Chicago,        The company reported revenue of US$3,527.00
Headquarters Address
                                  60606,United States of America         million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010). The
                                                                         company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 0.40% during
Telephone                          + 1 312 7501234
                                                                         2006–2010, with an annual growth of 5.92% over
                                                                         2009. In 2010, the company recorded an operating
Fax                               N/A                                    margin of 2.81%, as against -1.68% in 2009.

Website                           www.hyatt.comhyattindex.jsp
                                                                         Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange     H, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees               45,000

Fiscal Year End                   December

Revenue (in US$ million)          3,527.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                         Weaknesses                             Return on Equity

                                  Below-par performance vis-à-vis the    The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
Brand equity
                                  peers                                  1.29% for 2010, as compared to its peers,
                                                                         InterContinental Hotels Group PLC (Ticker: IHG),
Business model                    Overdependence on select region        Marriott International, Inc. (Ticker: MAR) and Shangri-
                                                                         La Asia Limited (Ticker: 0069), which recorded ROEs
Strong liquidity position                                                of 103.17%, 28.90% and 6.19% respectively. The
                                                                         company reported a net profit margin of 2.81% in
                                                                         2010.
Strong portfolio of properties

Opportunities                     Threats                                Return on Equity


Expansion of hotels in India      Damages from natural disasters

Focus on renovation               Foreign exchange risks

Recovering economy                Increasing hotel acquisitions

                                  Relationship with third-party owners

                                  Travel restrictions




                                                                         Liquidity Position

                                                                         The company reported a current ratio of 3.63 in 2010,
                                                                         as compared to its peers, InterContinental Hotels
                                                                         Group PLC, Marriott International, Inc. and Shangri-
                                                                         La Asia Limited, which recorded current ratios of 0.51,
                                                                         1.35 and 0.45 respectively. As of December 2010, the
                                                                         company recorded cash and short-term investments
                                                                         of worth US$1,634.00 million, against US$57.00
                                                                         million current debt. The company reported a debt to
                                                                         equity ratio of 0.15 in 2010 as compared to its peers,
                                                                         InterContinental Hotels Group PLC, Marriott
                                                                         International, Inc. and Shangri-La Asia Limited, which
                                                                         recorded debt to equity ratios of 2.80, 1.78 and 0.58
                                                                         respectively.




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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................7
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 8
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................8
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................11
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................11
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.3       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................14
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................15
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................19
      2.3.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................20
      2.3.6       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................21
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 22
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................22
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 24
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 26
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................26
    5.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................26
    5.3       Weaknesses .....
								
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