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SWS Group, Inc. - Company Capsule
Reference Code: FS0491CC
Published Date: April 2011




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SWS Group, Inc. - Company Overview

SWS Group, Inc. (SWS) is the US based securities and banking firm. The company engages in providing investment,
commercial banking and related financial services to individual, corporate and broker or dealers, institutional investors,
governmental entities and financial intermediaries. SWS provides clearing service, which includes maintaining accounts,
extending margin loans, processing securities transactions and performing various administrative services for
correspondent broker/dealers and clients. The company also offers full-service brokerage services to individual and
institutional investors. SWS together with its subsidiaries operate through four business segments namely, Clearing,
Retail, Institutional, and Banking. The company principally operates in the US. SWS is headquartered in Dallas, Texas,
the US.


Financial Performance

The company reported revenue of US$422.23 million during the fiscal year ended June 25, 2010. The company's revenue
declined at a CAGR of 5.97% during the period 2008-2010 with a year on year decline of 13.06% over fiscal year 2009.
During the fiscal year 2010, its operating margin was -1.08% as against an operating margin of 7.91% in fiscal year 2009.
During the fiscal year 2010, the company registered a net margin of -0.68% as against a net margin of 4.87% in the fiscal
year 2009.




SWS Group, Inc. - Key Facts

SWS Group, Inc., Key Facts

                                  1201 Elm Street, Dallas, Texas
                                                                    Ticker Symbol, Stock       SWS (New York Stock
Corporate Address:                (TX), 75270, United States                                   Exchange)
                                                                    Exchange



Telephone                          + 1 214 8591800                  No. of Employees           2,591



Fax                                + 1 214 6589312                  Financial Year End         June



URL                               www.swsgroupinc.com               Revenue (in USD Million)   422.23



Industry                          Financial Services



Locations                         United States

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




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SWS Group, Inc. - Major Products and Services

SWS Group, Inc. is a full service securities and banking company in the US. Key services offered by the company include
the following:

SWS Group, Inc., Major Products and Services
Services:

Brokerage Clearing

Securities Dealing

Investment Management

Commercial Banking

Advisory and Trust Services

Equity Management

Fixed Income Assessment

Traditional Banking Services

Online Banking

Retirement Plan Services
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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SWS Group, Inc. - Key Competitors

The following companies are the major competitors of SWS Group, Inc.:

Citigroup Global Markets Holdings Inc.

Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc. (Inactive)

Raymond James Financial, Inc.

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.

A.G. Edwards, Inc.

Jefferies Group, Inc.




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SWS Group, Inc. - Key Employees


SWS Group, Inc., Key Employees


           Name                            Job Title                      Board Level     Since   Age


                           Vice President, General Counsel,
Allen R. Tubb                                                       Senior Management     2002    56
                           Secretary


Brodie L. Cobb             Director                                 Non Executive Board   1999    49


Daniel R. Leland           Executive Vice President                 Senior Management     2007    49


Don A. Buchholz            Chairman                                 Executive Board       1991    81


Frederick R. Meyer         Lead Director                            Non Executive Board   2006    82


I. D. Flores               Director                                 Non Executive Board   2007    66


                           Chief Executive Officer, President,
James H. Ross                                                       Executive Board       2010    61
                           Director


Jeffrey J. Singer          Executive Vice President                 Senior Management     2008    41


Joel T. Williams                                                    Non Executive Board   2009    62


John L. Holt               Executive Vice President                 Senior Management     2007    47


Larry A. Jobe              Director                                 Non Executive Board   2005    70


Laura Leventhal            Controller                               Senior Management


Michael Moses              Director                                 Non Executive Board   2006    58


Paul D. Vinton             Executive Vice President                 Senior Management     1998    61


Richard H. Litton          Executive Vice President                 Senior Management     1995    63


Robert A. Buchholz         Director                                 Non Executive Board   2008    50


                           Interim Chief Financial Officer,
Stacy M. Hodges                                                     Senior Management     2010    47
                           Executive Vice President

                           Executive Vice President, Chief
W. Norman Thompson                                                  Senior Management     1995    54
                           Information Officer
Source: Annual Report, Company Website, Primary and Secondary Research




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SWS Group, Inc. - Locations and Subsidiaries

Head Office

SWS Group, Inc.
1201 Elm Street
Dall
				
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