Hurtigruten ASA (HRG) : Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by WMIntelligence

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									Hurtigruten ASA

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Hurtigruten ASA                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                           Operating Performance
Fast Facts
Headquarters Address                      Kirkegt 1, Tromso, 9291,Norway
                                                                           The company reported revenue of US$622 million
                                                                           during the fiscal year 2012 (2012). The company's
                                                                           revenue declined at a compounded rate of 0.33%
Telephone                                 + 47 810 03030
                                                                           during 2008–2012, with an annual growth of 6.63%
                                                                           over 2011. In 2012, the company recorded an
Fax                                       + 47 76967601                    operating margin of 1.38%, as against -1.26% in
                                                                           2011.
Website                                   www.hurtigruten.com

Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange             HRG, Oslo Stock Exchange         Revenue and Margins

Number of Employees                       1,919

Fiscal Year End                           December

Revenue (in US$ million)                  622




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                                 Weaknesses
                                                                           Return on Equity
Diversified business operations           Limited financial leverage
                                                                           The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of -
                                                                           41.24% for 2012, as compared to its peers, Carnival
Strong operating performance                                               Corporation & plc (Ticker: CCL), Orient-Express
                                                                           Hotels Ltd. (Ticker: OEH) and Tide ASA (Ticker:
Opportunities                             Threats                          TIDE), which recorded ROEs of 5.42%, -0.75% and -
                                                                           10.57% respectively. The company reported an
Positive outlook for global cruise line                                    operating margin of 1.38% in 2012.
                                          Government regulations
industry
Positive outlook for T&T industry in      Risks related to unforeseen      Return on Equity
Europe                                    circumstances




                                                                           Liquidity Position

                                                                           The company reported a current ratio of 0.85 in 2012,
                                                                           as compared to its peers, Carnival Corporation & plc,
                                                                           Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. and Tide ASA, which
                                                                           recorded current ratios of 0.25, 1.13 and 0.59
                                                                           respectively. As of December 2012, the company
                                                                           recorded cash and short-term investments of worth
                                                                           US$98 million, against US$62 million current debt.
                                                                           The company reported a debt to equity ratio of 3.96 in
                                                                           2012 as compared to its peers, Carnival Corporation
                                                                           & plc, Orient-Express Hotels Ltd. and Tide ASA,
                                                                           which recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.37, 0.66 and
                                                                           1.65 respectively.




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