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Stagecoach Group plc (SGC) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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

Stagecoach Group plc (SGC) - 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.

The profile contains critical company information including:

- 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.

Highlights

Stagecoach Group plc (Stagecoach) is a public transport company operating bus, rail, coach and tram services. It operates bus services under contract to transport in London and transit services, inter-city services, tour and charter, sightseeing and school bus operations in the US and Canada. Its rail operations include South West Trains and East Midlands Trains networks. The company also operates through joint venture entities such as Virgin Rail Group, Scotland’s coach operator Scottish Citylink and sightseeing company Twin America LLC in New York. The company’s has operational presence in in London, Liverpool, Newcastle, Hull, Manchester, Oxford, Sheffield and Cambridge among other areas. Stagecoach is headquartered in Perth, Scotland, the UK.

Stagecoach Group plc Key Recent Developments

Nov 12, 2015: Stagecoach aims to deliver carbon savings through solar power
May 27, 2013: UK DOT Announces &pound12m Fund For Low Carbon Buses

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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
Stagecoach Group plc - Key Facts 6
Stagecoach Group plc - Key Employees 7
Stagecoach Group plc - Key Employee Biographies 8
Stagecoach Group plc - Major Products and Services 9
Stagecoach Group plc - History 10
Stagecoach Group plc - Company Statement 14
Stagecoach Group plc - Locations And Subsidiaries 16
Head Office 16
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 16
Section 2 – Company Analysis 17
Stagecoach Group plc - Business Description 17
Stagecoach Group plc - Corporate Strategy 18
Stagecoach Group plc - SWOT Analysis 19
SWOT Analysis - Overview 19
Stagecoach Group plc - Strengths 19
Strength - Market Position 19
Strength - Improved Performance of UK Rail Division 19
Strength - Business Performance of UK Bus (regional operations) Division 19
Stagecoach Group plc - Weaknesses 20
Weakness - Decline in Profitability Ratios 20
Weakness - Strategic Initiatives 20
Stagecoach Group plc - Opportunities 21
Opportunity - Growing Transportation Industry 21
Opportunity - New Services 21
Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 21
Stagecoach Group plc - Threats 22
Threat - Rail Cost Base 22
Threat - Breach of Franchise 22
Threat - Stiff Competition 22
Stagecoach Group plc - Key Competitors 23
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 25
Performance Chart 27
Financial Performance 27
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 28
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 29
Section 4 – Company’s Recent Developments 30
Nov 12, 2015: Stagecoach aims to deliver carbon savings through solar power 30
Section 5 – Appendix 32
Methodology 32
Ratio Definitions 32
About GlobalData 36
Contact Us 36
Disclaimer 36

List of Tables
Stagecoach Group plc, Key Facts 6
Stagecoach Group plc, Key Employees 7
Stagecoach Group plc, Key Employee Biographies 8
Stagecoach Group plc, Major Products and Services 9
Stagecoach Group plc, History 10
Stagecoach Group plc, Subsidiaries 16
Stagecoach Group plc, Key Competitors 23
Stagecoach Group plc, Ratios based on current share price 24
Stagecoach Group plc, Annual Ratios 25
Stagecoach Group plc, Interim Ratios 28
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
Stagecoach Group plc, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 27
Stagecoach Group plc, Ratio Charts 29

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