Alumina Limited: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis by ICDResearch

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									Alumina Limited

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Alumina Limited                                                            Financial Snapshot

                                                                           Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                           The company reported revenues of US$3.50 million
Headquarters Address                 Level 12, Southbank, 3006,Australia
                                                                           during 2010, with a CARC of 23.80% during 2006–
                                                                           2010. Its revenue declined at an annual rate of
Telephone                            + 61 3 86992600
                                                                           81.03% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                           company recorded an operating margin of 988.57%,
Fax                                  + 61 3 86992699                       as against -150.95% in 2009.

Website                              www.aluminalimited.com
                                                                           Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange        XTA, London Stock Exchange (LON)

Number of Employees                  7,000

Fiscal Year End                      December

Revenue (in US$ million)             3.50




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                            Weaknesses

Expanding production capacity        Declining profitability

Geographic reach                     Operational failure

Improved debt position & liquidity   Reduced production levels

Opportunities                        Threats

Aluminum industry in China           Australian government tax policy

Demand for alumina and aluminum in
                                     Environmental regulations
North America

Strategic agreements                 Slow growth in developed markets




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Alumina Limited - SWOT Profile                                                                                  Page 1
Alumina Limited

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

1     Business Analysis ................................................................................................................................... 5
    1.1       Company Overview ................................................................................................................................................5
    1.2       Business Description ..............................................................................................................................................5
    1.3       Major Products and Services .................................................................................................................................6
2     Analysis of Key Performance Indicators ............................................................................................... 7
    2.1       Five Year Snapshot: Overview of Financial and Operational Performance Indicators ..........................................7
    2.2       Key Financial Performance Indicators .................................................................................................................10
      2.2.1       Revenue and Operating Profit .........................................................................................................................10
      2.2.2       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................13
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................14
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 15
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 17
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................17
    4.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................17
    4.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................17
    4.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................18
    4.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................18
5     Company Statement .............................................................................................................................. 20
6     History .................................................................................................................................................... 24
7     Alumina Limited - Key Employees ....................................................................................................... 25
8     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 26
9     Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 27
    9.1       Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................27
    9.2       Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................27
10    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 28
    10.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................28
    10.2      Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................28
    10.3      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................32




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Alumina Limited - SWOT Profile                                                                                                                                              Page 2
Alumina Limited

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List of Tables

Table 1: Major Products and Services....................................................................................................................................6
Table 2: Key Ratios - Annual ..................................................................................................................................................7
Table 3: Key Ratios - Interim ..................................................................................................................................................9
Table 4: Key Capital Market Indicators ..................................................................................................................................9
Table 5: Alumina Limited, History .........................................................................................................................................24
Table 6: Alumina Limited, Key Employees ...........................................................................................................................25
Table 7: Key Employee Biographies ....................................................................................................................................26
Table 8: Alumina Limited, Subsidiaries ................................................................................................................................27




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