Lonmin Plc: Metals Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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					Lonmin Plc

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Lonmin Plc                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                      Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                   4 Grosvenor Place, London, SW1X    The company reported revenue of US$1,992.00
Headquarters Address
                                   7YL,United Kingdom                 million during the fiscal year 2011 (2011). The
                                                                      company's revenue grew at a CAGR of 0.65% during
Telephone                          + 44 20 72016000
                                                                      2007–2011, with an annual growth of 25.68% over
                                                                      2010. In 2011, the company recorded an operating
Fax                                + 44 20 72016100                   margin of 14.51%, as against 14.57% in 2010.

Website                            www.lonmin.com
                                                                      Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange      LMI, London Stock Exchange (LON)

Number of Employees                27,796

Fiscal Year End                    September

Revenue (in US$ million)           1,992.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                          Weaknesses                         Return on Equity

Diversified global presence        Substantial debts                  The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                      9.32% for 2011, as compared to its peers, African
                                                                      Rainbow Minerals Limited (Ticker: ARIM), Impala
Vertically integrated operations                                      Platinum Holdings Limited (Ticker: IMP) and Anglo
                                                                      Platinum Limited (Ticker: AMS), which recorded
Opportunities                      Threats                            ROEs of 15.64%, 13.96% and 6.37% respectively.
                                                                      The company reported an operating margin of
                                                                      14.51% in 2011.
Demand for luxurious goods         Operational risks

Emerging technologies              Risk of international operations   Return on Equity




                                                                      Liquidity Position

                                                                      The company reported a current ratio of 1.66 in 2011,
                                                                      as compared to its peers, African Rainbow Minerals
                                                                      Limited, Impala Platinum Holdings Limited and Anglo
                                                                      Platinum Limited, which recorded current ratios of
                                                                      2.41, 2.27 and 1.21 respectively. As of September
                                                                      2011, the company recorded cash and short-term
                                                                      investments of worth US$76.00 million, against
                                                                      US$10.00 million current debt. The company reported
                                                                      a debt to equity ratio of 0.11 in 2011 as compared to
                                                                      its peers, African Rainbow Minerals Limited, Impala
                                                                      Platinum Holdings Limited and Anglo Platinum
                                                                      Limited, which recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.15,
                                                                      0.04 and 0.11 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 .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................19
      2.3.6       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................20
3     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 21
    3.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................21
    3.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................21
    3.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................21
    3.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................21
    3.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................22
4     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 23
5     History .................................................................................................................................................... 25
6     Key Employees ...................................................................................................................................... 27
7     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 28
8     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 29
    8.1       Head Office ......................................
				
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