Safaricom Limited (SCOM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review by GlobalData

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									            Safaricom Limited (SCOM) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                         Review
        Reference Code: GDTC209185FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: JUL 2013

          Safaricom      House,       Waiyaki      Way,                                                                          124,287.86          (million
                                                             Phone              +254 20 4274524                 Revenue
          Westlands                                                                                                              KES)
          Nairobi, Nairobi                                   Fax                                                Net Profit       17,539.81 (million KES)
          00800                                              Website            www.safaricom.co.ke             Employees        2,701
                                                                                SCOM [Nairobi Stock                              Technology             and
          Kenya                                              Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                Exchange]                                        Communications

       Company Overview
       Safaricom Limited (Safaricom) is an integrated communications company. It provides mobile and fixed voice, data prepaid and
       postpaid services to businesses, small and medium enterprises and corporates. The company sells a wide range of devices such
       as handsets, mobile broadband modems, routers, tablets, netbooks, laptop computers, accessories and other data products. The
       company operates a network of 2,905 2G enabled base stations; 1,604 3G base stations; 250,000 distribution outlets and 36
       retail shops. It also provides M-PESA, a service that allows customers to transfer money using a mobile phone.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      Safaricom Limited, SWOT Analysis
         Robert Collymore                    Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         John Tombleson                      Chief Financial Officer
                                                                                      Service Offerings                      Debt Obligation
         Nicholas Nganga                     Chairman
                                                                                      Well Established Network               Increased Call Rates
         Michael Joseph                      Director
         Nancy Wambaire                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Expansion Initiatives                  Intense competition
       Share Data
                                                                                      Demand for Smartphones                 Rapid Technological Changes
         Safaricom Limited
        Share Price (KES) as on 02-Jul-                                  6.40
        2013                                                                         Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
                                                                                     GlobalData
        EPS (KES)                                                        0.44
        Market Cap (million KES)                                    256,000
        Enterprise Value (million KES)                              261,231
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                  40,000
       Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
       Research, GlobalData

       Financial Performance




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




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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
       Safaricom Limited - Key Facts............................................................................................................................................................ 4
       Safaricom Limited - Key Employees ................................................................................................................................................... 5
       Safaricom Limited - Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................................. 6
       Safaricom Limited - Major Products and Services .............................................................................................................................. 7
       Safaricom Limited - History ................................................................................................................................................................ 8
       Safaricom Limited - Company Statement ......................................................................................................................................... 10
       Safaricom Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries .............................................................................................................................. 11
         Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 11
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 11
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 12
       Safaricom Limited - Business Description ........................................................................................................................................ 12
       Safaricom Limited - SWOT Analysis ................................................................................................................................................ 13
         SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 13
          Safaricom Limited - Strengths....................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Service Offerings ...................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Well Established Network ......................................................................................................................................... 13
             Strength - Increased Profitability Ratios .................................................................................................................................... 13
          Safaricom Limited - Weaknesses ................................................................................................................................................. 13
             Weakness - Debt Obligation...................................................................................................................................................... 13
             Weakness - Increased Call Rates ............................................................................................................................................. 14
          Safaricom Limited - Opportunities ................................................................................................................................................. 14
             Opportunity - Expansion Initiatives ............................................................................................................................................ 14
             Opportunity - Demand for Smartphones.................................................................................................................................... 14
             Opportunity - Demand for 3G and Mobile Broadband ............................................................................................................... 14
          Safaricom Limited - Threats .......................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Intense competition...................................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Rapid Technological Changes ..................................................................................................................................... 15
             Threat - Strict Regulations......................................................................................................................................................... 15
       Safaricom Limited - Key Competitors ............................................................................................................................................... 16
       Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios ............................................................................................................................................. 17
       Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios........................................................................................................................................... 17
 
								
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