Spectrum ASA (SPU) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Oct, 2015 |    No of Pages: 48 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Spectrum ASA (SPU) - 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

Spectrum ASA (Spectrum) is a provider of multi-client seismic data and data imaging services to the global oil and gas industry. The company’s Multi-Client library includes 2D seismic data covering major oil and gas producing regions of the world. Its library also includes 3D seismic data from the East Mediterranean area, the North Sea and Brazil. The company integrates seismic interpretation with well data and remote sensing information. Its seismic imaging services include 3D and 2D services in both the time and depth domain, for customers worldwide. The company has offices in the US, Norway, the UK, Brazil, Australia, Indonesia and Singapore. Spectrum is headquartered in Oslo, Norway.

Spectrum ASA Key Recent Developments

Oct 09, 2015: Spectrum: Q3 2015 Update
Sep 07, 2015: Spectrum Signs Seismic Data Agreement To Kick-Start Oil Exploration Offshore Somalia
Sep 05, 2015: Somalia Government Signs Agreement With Spectrum For Offshore 2D Seismic Data
Jul 03, 2015: Spectrum: Approved Prospectus, Operational Update And Subsequent Offering
Jul 01, 2015: Spectrum: Mexico Seismic Acquisition In Cooperation With PGS And Schlumberger

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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
Spectrum ASA - Key Facts 6
Spectrum ASA - Key Employees 7
Spectrum ASA - Key Employee Biographies 8
Spectrum ASA - Major Products and Services 9
Spectrum ASA - History 10
Spectrum ASA - Company Statement 13
Spectrum ASA - Locations And Subsidiaries 15
Head Office 15
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 15
Section 2 – Company Analysis 16
Spectrum ASA - Business Description 16
Spectrum ASA - Corporate Strategy 17
Spectrum ASA - SWOT Analysis 18
SWOT Analysis - Overview 18
Spectrum ASA - Strengths 18
Strength - Asset-Light Business Model 18
Strength - Latest Data - Multi-Client Library 18
Strength - Market Leading Multi-Client 2D Seismic Library 18
Strength - Increasing Net Working Capital 18
Spectrum ASA - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Limited Market Presence: 3D Multi-Client Data 19
Spectrum ASA - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Cooperation with Schlumberger 20
Opportunity - Acquisition of Fugro’s Multi Client Library 20
Opportunity - Upstream Investment Outlook: Middle East 20
Spectrum ASA - Threats 21
Threat - Lower Oil Price Scenario 21
Threat - Declining Upstream CAPEX: North America 21
Threat - Rapid Technological Changes 21
Spectrum ASA - Key Competitors 22
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 23
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 24
Performance Chart 26
Financial Performance 26
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 27
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 28
Section 4 – Company’s Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 29
Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Spectrum ASA, Recent Deals Summary 31
Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 32
Oct 09, 2015: Spectrum: Q3 2015 Update 32
Sep 07, 2015: Spectrum Signs Seismic Data Agreement To Kick-Start Oil Exploration Offshore Somalia 33
Sep 05, 2015: Somalia Government Signs Agreement With Spectrum For Offshore 2D Seismic Data 34
Jul 03, 2015: Spectrum: Approved Prospectus, Operational Update And Subsequent Offering 35
Jul 01, 2015: Spectrum: Mexico Seismic Acquisition In Cooperation With PGS And Schlumberger 36
Jul 01, 2015: Spectrum Deal Creates The World’s Largest Collection Of 2D Seismic Data 37
Jun 30, 2015: Fugro: Non-Exclusive Multi-Client Data And Products 38
Jun 11, 2015: Spectrum And Schlumberger Commence 2D Multi-Client Survey Offshore Mexico 39
May 19, 2015: Spectrum: Cooperation Agreement With Schlumberger To Jointly Aquire And Process Spectrum's Offshore Mexico 2D Program 40
Apr 24, 2015: Spectrum: First Quarter 2015 Financial Results 41
Section 6 – Appendix 43
Methodology 43
Ratio Definitions 43
About GlobalData 47
Contact Us 47
Disclaimer 48

List of Tables

Spectrum ASA, Key Facts 6
Spectrum ASA, Key Employees 7
Spectrum ASA, Key Employee Biographies 8
Spectrum ASA, Major Products and Services 9
Spectrum ASA, History 10
Spectrum ASA, Subsidiaries 15
Spectrum ASA, Key Competitors 22
Spectrum ASA, Ratios based on current share price 23
Spectrum ASA, Annual Ratios 24
Spectrum ASA, Interim Ratios 27
Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30
Spectrum ASA, Recent Deals Summary 31
Currency Codes 43
Units 43
Capital Market Ratios 43
Equity Ratios 44
Profitability Ratios 44
Cost Ratios 45
Liquidity Ratios 46
Leverage Ratios 46
Efficiency Ratios 46

List of Figures

Spectrum ASA, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
Spectrum ASA, Ratio Charts 28
Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals By Year, 2009 to YTD 2015 29
Spectrum ASA, Oil & Gas, Deals by Type, 2009 to YTD 2015 30


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