Quad/Graphics, Inc: Media Company Profile, SWOT & Financial Report

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					Quad-Graphics, Inc.

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Quad/Graphics, Inc.                                                          Financial Snapshot

                                                                             Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                     N63 W23075, Sussex, 53089-2827,United   The company reported revenue of US$3,391.70
Headquarters Address
                                     States of America                       million during the fiscal year 2010 (2010), an increase
                                                                             of 0.00% over 2009. In 2010, the company recorded
Telephone                            + 1 888 7823226
                                                                             an operating margin of 1.68%, as against 6.28% in
                                                                             2009.
Fax                                  N/A

Website                              www.qg.com                              Revenue and Margins

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange        QUAD, New York Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                  21,000

Fiscal Year End                      December

Revenue (in US$ million)             3,391.70




SWOT Analysis
                                                                             Return on Equity
Strengths                            Weaknesses
                                                                             The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of -
Comprehensive services portfolio     High debt to equity ratio               16.88% for 2010, as compared to its peers, R. R.
                                                                             Donnelley & Sons Company (Ticker: RRD),
                                                                             Consolidated Graphics, Inc. (Ticker: CGX) and
Green technology                     Overdependence on the US                Cenveo, Inc. (Ticker: CVO), which recorded ROEs of
                                                                             9.97%, 5.23% and 0.00% respectively. The company
Increased top-line performance                                               reported an operating margin of 1.68% in 2010.

Strong liquidity position                                                    Return on Equity

Opportunities                        Threats

Acquisition of Mexican assets        Foreign exchange risks

Agreement with L.L.Bean              Government regulations

Investment plans                     Growing competitive market




                                                                             Liquidity Position

                                                                             The company reported a current ratio of 1.34 in 2010,
                                                                             as compared to its peers, R. R. Donnelley & Sons
                                                                             Company, Consolidated Graphics, Inc. and Cenveo,
                                                                             Inc., which recorded current ratios of 1.60, 1.24 and
                                                                             1.73 respectively. As of December 2010, the
                                                                             company recorded cash and short-term investments
                                                                             of worth US$20.50 million, against US$117.10 million
                                                                             current debt. The company reported a debt to equity
                                                                             ratio of 1.10 in 2010 as compared to its peers, R. R.
                                                                             Donnelley & Sons Company, Consolidated Graphics,
                                                                             Inc. and Cenveo, Inc., which recorded debt to equity
                                                                             ratios of 1.59, 0.67 and -3.79 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       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................18
      2.3.4       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................19
      2.3.5       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................20
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 21
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................21
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 22
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 23
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................23
    5.2       Strengths ....................................................................................
				
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