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Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

Published: Dec 2015 | No Of Pages: 36 | Published By: GlobalData

Corus Entertainment Inc. (CJR.B) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company's businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company's key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

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- Business description – A detailed description of the company's operations and business divisions.
- Corporate strategy – Analyst's summarization of the company's business strategy.
- SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company's strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
- Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
- Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives' employment history.
- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.


Corus Entertainment Inc. (Corus) is an integrated media and entertainment company. It is into specialty television, digital audio services and cable advertising services businesses. The company classifies its business into two segments, namely, Radio and Television. Through its television segment it operates kids and women channels, which include YTV, Treehouse, Nickelodeon, Oprah Winfrey Network and W Movies. The company operates Kids Can Press which is an English language publisher of children's books with a backlist of titles in Canada. Corus owns and operates 37 radio stations all over the country.

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Table of Contents
Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 4
List of Figures 5
Section 1 - About the Company 6
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Key Facts 6
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Key Employees 7
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Key Employee Biographies 8
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Major Products and Services 9
Corus Entertainment Inc. - History 10
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Company Statement 13
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Joint Venture 17
Section 2 – Company Analysis 18
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Business Description 18
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Corporate Strategy 19
Corus Entertainment Inc. - SWOT Analysis 20
SWOT Analysis - Overview 20
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Strengths 20
Strength - Integrated Unit: Nelvana 20
Strength - Market Position 20
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Weaknesses 21
Weakness - Declining Liquidity 21
Weakness - Operational Issues 21
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Opportunities 22
Opportunity - Business Initiatives 22
Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 22
Opportunity - Expanding Entertainment and Media Industry 22
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Threats 23
Threat - Competitive Environment 23
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 23
Threat - Piracy Issues 23
Corus Entertainment Inc. - Key Competitors 24
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 25
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 26
Performance Chart 28
Financial Performance 28
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 29
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 30
Corus Entertainment Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31
Section 4 – Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
Disclaimer 36

List of Tables
Corus Entertainment Inc., Key Facts 6
Corus Entertainment Inc., Key Employees 7
Corus Entertainment Inc., Key Employee Biographies 8
Corus Entertainment Inc., Major Products and Services 9
Corus Entertainment Inc., History 10
Corus Entertainment Inc., Other Locations 16
Corus Entertainment Inc., Subsidiaries 16
Corus Entertainment Inc., Joint Venture 17
Corus Entertainment Inc., Key Competitors 24
Corus Entertainment Inc., Ratios based on current share price 25
Corus Entertainment Inc., Annual Ratios 26
Corus Entertainment Inc., Interim Ratios 29
Corus Entertainment Inc., Recent Deals Summary 31
Currency Codes 32
Capital Market Ratios 32
Equity Ratios 33
Profitability Ratios 33
Cost Ratios 34
Liquidity Ratios 34
Leverage Ratios 35
Efficiency Ratios 35

List of Figures
Corus Entertainment Inc., Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 28
Corus Entertainment Inc., Ratio Charts 30

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