Aveng Limited: Company Profile and SWOT Analysis

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					Aveng Limited

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Aveng Limited                                                                Financial Snapshot

                                                                             Operating Performance
Fast Facts
                                                                             The company reported revenues of US$4,629.58
Headquarters Address                 Block B,, Rivonia, 2128,South Africa
                                                                             million during 2010, with a CAGR of 18.21% during
                                                                             2006–2010. Its revenue grew at an annual rate of
Telephone                            + 27 11 7792800
                                                                             15.70% over the previous fiscal year. In 2010, the
                                                                             company recorded an operating margin of 6.12%, as
Fax                                  + 27 11 7845030                         against 6.30% in 2009.

Website                              www.aveng.co.za
                                                                             Revenue and Margins
Ticker Symbol, Stock Exchange        AEG, Johannesburg Stock Exchange

Number of Employees                  34,597

Fiscal Year End                      June

Revenue (in US$ million)             4,629.58

Revenue (in ZAR million)             33,981.10




SWOT Analysis                                                                Return on Equity

Strengths                            Weaknesses                              The company recorded a return on equity (ROE) of
                                                                             15.33% for 2010, as compared to its peers, Wilson
Diversified geographic presence      Declining operating margin              Bayly Holmes-Ovcon Limited (Ticker: WBO), Murray
                                                                             & Roberts Holdings Limited (Ticker: MUR) and Group
                                     Less focus on research and              Five Limited (Ticker: GRF), which recorded ROEs of
Strengthening solvency position                                              31.71%, 17.70% and 10.75% respectively. The
                                     development
                                                                             company reported an operating margin of 6.12% in
                                     Limited liquidity position              2010.


Opportunities                        Threats                                 Return on Equity

Credit by African Development Bank   Crime in South Africa

Expansion in overseas market         Fluctuations in steel prices

Positive outlook of South African    Nationalization of mining industry in
economy                              South Africa




                                                                             Liquidity Position

                                                                             The company reported a current ratio of 1.49 in 2010,
                                                                             as compared to its peers, Wilson Bayly Holmes-
                                                                             Ovcon Limited, Murray & Roberts Holdings Limited
                                                                             and Group Five Limited, which recorded current ratios
                                                                             of 1.18, 1.18 and 1.12 respectively. As of June 2010,
                                                                             the company recorded cash and short-term
                                                                             investments of worth US$1,066.47 million, against
                                                                             US$46.12 million current debt. The company reported
                                                                             a debt to equity ratio of 0.03 in 2010 as compared to
                                                                             its peers, Wilson Bayly Holmes-Ovcon Limited,
                                                                             Murray & Roberts Holdings Limited and Group Five
                                                                             Limited, which recorded debt to equity ratios of 0.02,
                                                                             0.55 and 0.43 respectively.




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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       Operational Efficiency ......................................................................................................................................12
      2.2.4       Solvency ..........................................................................................................................................................13
    2.3       Competitive Benchmarking ..................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.1       Market Capitalization .......................................................................................................................................14
      2.3.2       Efficiency ..........................................................................................................................................................15
      2.3.3       Capital Expenditure ..........................................................................................................................................16
      2.3.4       Valuation ..........................................................................................................................................................17
      2.3.5       Turnover – Inventory and Asset .......................................................................................................................18
      2.3.6       Liquidity ............................................................................................................................................................19
3     Recent Developments ........................................................................................................................... 20
4     SWOT Analysis ...................................................................................................................................... 21
    4.1       SWOT Analysis - Overview ..................................................................................................................................21
    4.2       Strengths ..............................................................................................................................................................21
    4.3       Weaknesses .........................................................................................................................................................21
    4.4       Opportunities ......................................................................................................................................................
				
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