GBST Holdings Limited (GBT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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					         GBST Holdings Limited (GBT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis
                                       Review
        Reference Code: GDTC74306FSA                                                                                          Publication Date: OCT 2012

          5 Cribb Street, Milton                             Phone              +61 7 33315555                  Revenue          77.07 (million AUD)
          Brisbane, QLD                                      Fax                +61 7 33670181                  Net Profit       3.25 (million AUD)
          4064                                               Website            www.gbst.com                    Employees        360
                                                                                GBT [Australian Stock                            Technology             and
          Australia                                          Exchange                                           Industry
                                                                                Exchange (Sydney)]                               Communications

       Company Overview
       GBST Holdings Limited (GBST) is a financial software solutions provider. The company offers mainly securities transaction and
       fund administration software for the financial services industry. The company operates in four segments, namely, Australian
       Broker Services, Wealth Management, Financial Services, and Global Broker Services. The company's software finds
       applications in the areas of transaction processing, reporting, account management, books and records, and data and content. It
       also offers web design, development, and usability services to its customers. The Group comprises five companies which are
       GBST Pty Ltd., Emu Design (Qld) Pty Ltd., GBST ESOP Pty Ltd., GBST Ltd.
       Key Executives                                                                SWOT Analysis
                      Name                                 Title                      GBST Holdings Limited, SWOT Analysis
         Stephen Lake                        Chief Executive Officer                  Strengths                              Weaknesses
         John Puttick                        Chairman
                                                                                      Diversified Software Solutions         Underperformance of
         Allan Brackin                       Director                                                                        Segments
                                                                                      Operational Performance
         David Adams                         Director
         Joakim Sundell                      Director
        Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary
                                                                                      Opportunities                          Threats
        Research, GlobalData
                                                                                      Global Outlook for IT Services         Turbulent Global Markets
       Share Data                                                                     Market
                                                                                                                             Stiff Competition
         GBST Holdings Limited
                                                                                      Growth of Superannuation
        Share Price (AUD) as on 26-Oct-                                  0.92         Industry
        2012
        EPS (AUD)                                                        0.05
                                                                                     Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research,
        Market Cap (million AUD)                                           61        GlobalData

        Enterprise Value (million AUD)                                     82
        Shares Outstanding (million)                                       67
       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
       GBST Holdings Limited - Key Facts ................................................................................................................................................... 4
       GBST Holdings Limited - Key Employees .......................................................................................................................................... 5
       GBST Holdings Limited - Key Employee Biographies ........................................................................................................................ 6
       GBST Holdings Limited - Key Operational Employees ....................................................................................................................... 7
       GBST Holdings Limited - Major Products and Services ..................................................................................................................... 8
       GBST Holdings Limited - History ........................................................................................................................................................ 9
       GBST Holdings Limited - Company Statement ................................................................................................................................ 10
       GBST Holdings Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries ...................................................................................................................... 14
          Head Office ................................................................................................................................................................................... 14
          Other Locations & Subsidiaries ..................................................................................................................................................... 14
       Section 2 – Company Analysis ......................................................................................................................................................... 16
       GBST Holdings Limited - Business Description................................................................................................................................ 16
       GBST Holdings Limited - Corporate Strategy ................................................................................................................................... 17
       GBST Holdings Limited - SWOT Analysis ........................................................................................................................................ 18
          SWOT Analysis - Overview........................................................................................................................................................... 18
          GBST Holdings Limited - Strengths .............................................................................................................................................. 18
             Strength - Diversified Software Solutions .................................................................................................................................. 18
             Strength - Operational Performance.......................................................................................................................................... 18
             Strength - Debt Reduction ......................................................................................................................................................... 18
          GBST Holdings Limited - Weaknesses ......................................................................................................................................... 18
             Weakness - Underperformance of Segments ........................................................................................................................... 18
          GBST Holdings Limited - Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................ 19
             Opportunity - Global Outlook for IT Services Market ................................................................................................................. 19
             Opportunity - Growth of Superannuation Industry ..................................................................................................................... 19
             Opportunity - Research and Development Investment .............................................................................................................. 19
          GBST Holdings Limited - Threats ................................................................................................................................................. 19
             Threat - Turbulent Global Markets ............................................................................................................................................ 19
             Threat - Stiff Competition .................................................................................................................
				
DOCUMENT INFO
Description: GBST Holdings Limited (GBST) is a financial software solutions provider. The company offers mainly securities transaction and fund administration software for the financial services industry. The company operates in four segments, namely, Australian Broker Services, Wealth Management, Financial Services, and Global Broker Services. The company's software finds applications in the areas of transaction processing, reporting, account management, books and records, and data and content. It also offers web design, development, and usability services to its customers. The Group comprises five companies which are GBST Pty Ltd., Emu Design (Qld) Pty Ltd., GBST ESOP Pty Ltd., GBST Ltd.
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