ITV plc: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis - PDF

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					ITV plc

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ITV plc                                                                   Financial Snapshot

                                                                          Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                  The London Television Centre, London,   The company reported revenues of US$3,175.38
Headquarters Address
                                  SE1 9LT,United Kingdom                  million during 2010, with a CAGR of -5.84% during
                                                                          2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
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                                                                          8.16% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                          company recorded an operating margin of 17.64%, as
Fax                               N/A                                     against 10.48% in 2009.

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

Number of Employees               4,026

Fiscal Year End                   December

Revenue (in US$ million)          3,175.38

Revenue (in GBP million)          2,064.00




SWOT Analysis

Strengths                         Weaknesses

Expanding Operating Margin        Declining Market Share in Sector

Global Content Business           Limited Online Presence

Strong Liquidity Position

Strong Presence of ITV1 and ITV
Digital Channels

Opportunities                     Threats
                                  Effect of Regulatory Approvals and
Strategic Review
                                  Changes

Trends in Content Delivery        High Competition




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ITV plc - SWOT Profile                                                                                         Page 1
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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       Asset, Liabilities and Capex .............................................................................................................................11
      2.2.3       Net Debt vs. Gearing Ratio ..............................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
      2.2.5       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................14
    2.3       Key Competitors ...................................................................................................................................................15
3     Mergers & Acquisitions and Partnerships ........................................................................................... 16
    3.1       M&A and Partnerships Strategy ...........................................................................................................................16
4     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 20
5     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 22
    5.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................22
    5.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................22
    5.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................22
    5.4       Opportunities ........................................................................................................................................................23
    5.5       Threats .................................................................................................................................................................23
6     ITV plc - Company Statement ............................................................................................................... 24
7     History .................................................................................................................................................... 26
8     ITV plc - Key Employees ....................................................................................................................... 27
9     Key Employee Biographies................................................................................................................... 28
10    Locations and Subsidiaries .................................................................................................................. 29
    10.1      Head Office ..........................................................................................................................................................29
    10.2      Other Locations and Subsidiaries ........................................................................................................................29
11    Appendix ................................................................................................................................................ 30
    11.1      Methodology .........................................................................................................................................................30
    11.2      Ratio Definitions ...................................................................................................................................................30
    11.3      Disclaimer.............................................................................................................................................................34




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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 .............................................................
				
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