The Straits Trading Company Limited (S20) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					            The Straits Trading Company Limited (S20) - Financial and Strategic
                                  SWOT Analysis Review
        Reference Code: GDMM35068FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: AUG 2012

          #28-01 Straits Trading Building, 9
                                                             Phone              +65 64224288                    Revenue          1,587.73 (million SGD)
          Battery Road
          Singapore                                          Fax                +65 65347202                    Net Profit       45.62 (million SGD)
          049910                                             Website            www.stc.com.sg                  Employees        435
                                                                                S20            [Singapore
          Singapore                                          Exchange           Exchange        Securities      Industry         Metals and Mining
                                                                                Trading]

       Company Overview
       The Straits Trading Company Limited (Straits) is active in tin mining and smelting, and resource investments spread across the
       Asia Pacific region. The company operates in the property business through its subsidiary, Straits Developments Private Limited
       which includes property investments, development and management primarily in Singapore and Malaysia. Its hotel business is
       driven by its subsidiary Rendezvous Hospitality Group Private Limited, which owns, operates and manages its stable of hotels in
       the Asia Pacific region under the Rendezvous and Marque brands.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      The Straits Trading Company Limited, SWOT Analysis
         Chew Gek Khim                       Chairman                                 Strengths                              Weaknesses
         Dr Lin See-Yan                      Director
                                                                                      Diversified Business Model             Debt Obligations
         Razman Ariffin                      Director
                                                                                      Strong Liquidity Position
         Elizabeth Sam                       Director
         Chew Gek Hiang                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Growth Opportunities in BRIC           Cyclical Nature and Risks of the
       Share Data                                                                     Countries                              Business
         The Straits Trading Company Limited
                                                                                      Strategic Acquisitions                 Stringent Environmental
        Share Price (SGD) as on 02-                                      3.10                                                Regulations
        Aug-2012
        EPS (SGD)                                                        0.14
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million SGD)                                         961         GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million SGD)                                 1,454
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                     326
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance                                                         Recent Developments
                                                                                      May 15, 2012         Straits Reports Revenue Of SGD371.2m In Q1
                                                                                                           2012
                                                                                      Feb 29, 2012         Straits Reports Revenue Of SGD1.5 Billion In
                                                                                                           2011
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData




       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData




The Straits Trading Company Limited (S20) - Financial and                                                                      Reference Code: GDMM35068FSA
Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
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       Table of Contents
       Table of Contents ............................................................................................................................................................................... 2
          List of Tables .................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
          List of Figures ................................................................................................................................................................................. 3
       Section 1 - About the Company.......................................................................................................................................................... 4
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - Key Facts ............................................................................................................................. 4
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - Key Employees .................................................................................................................... 5
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - Key Employee Biographies .................................................................................................. 6
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - Major Products and Services ............................................................................................... 7
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - History .................................................................................................................................. 8
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - Company Statement .......................................................................................................... 10
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries ................................................................................................ 13
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 13
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 15
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - Business Description.......................................................................................................... 15
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - SWOT Analysis .................................................................................................................. 16
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 16
          The Straits Trading Company Limited - Strengths ........................................................................................................................ 16
             Strength - Diversified Business Model....................................................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Strong Liquidity Position ........................................................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Increased Profitability Ratios .................................................................................................................................... 16
             Strength - Wide Presence ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
          The Straits Trading Company Limited - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................... 17
             Weakness - Debt Obligations ................................................................................................................................................... 17
          The Straits Trading Company Limited - Opportunities .................................................................................................................. 17
             Opportunity - Growth Opportunities in BRIC Countries ............................................................................................................. 17
             Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions .......................................................................................................................................... 17
             Opportunity - Future Expansions ............................................................................................................................................... 17
          The Straits Trading Company Limited - Threats ........................................................................................................................... 17
             Threat - Cyclical Nature and Risks of the Business .................................................................................................................. 17
             Threat - Stringent Environmental Regulations........................................................................................................................... 17
       The Straits Trading Company Limited - Key Competitors................................................................................................................. 19
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 20
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 20
       Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios ...................................................................................................................................................... 20
       Performance Chart ................................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: The Straits Trading Company Limited (Straits) is active in tin mining and smelting, and resource investments spread across the Asia Pacific region. The company operates in the property business through its subsidiary, Straits Developments Private Limited which includes property investments, development and management primarily in Singapore and Malaysia. Its hotel business is driven by its subsidiary Rendezvous Hospitality Group Private Limited, which owns, operates and manages its stable of hotels in the Asia Pacific region under the Rendezvous and Marque brands. Additionally, the company holds a significant stake in WBL Corporation, a technology, automotive distribution, property development, and engineering and distribution company. The company operates as a member of Tecity Group. Its operations are spread across Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Australia, and others. Straits is headquartered in Singapore. The company's Resources segment continues to pursue opportunities in order to expand its tin resources in Malaysia and Indonesia. Its Hospitality segment is also exploring and evaluating various strategic avenues for expansion, such as obtaining new hotel management contracts, joint ventures and partnerships with third parties, and franchising and marketing alliances.
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