The Hour Glass Limited (AGS) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Sep, 2015 |    No of Pages: 30 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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The Hour Glass Limited (AGS) - 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.


The Hour Glass Limited (The Hour Glass) is a retailing company. It retails and distributes watches, jewellery and other luxury products. It markets products from various manufacturers in Singapore. The Hour Glass operates boutiques in various cities in Asia Pacific. The company market its product through brand names, Richard Mille; Linde Werdelin; Longines; Ludovic Ballouard; Marjana von; Berlepsch; Mawi; Charvet; Alain Silberstein; Dottling; Parmigiani Fleurier; Zenith; Kari Voutilainen and among others. The company has its presence in the countries of Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan and Australia. It also invests in properties. The Hour Glass is headquartered in Singapore.

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Table of Contents

Table of Contents 2
List of Tables 3
List of Figures 4
Section 1 - About the Company 5
The Hour Glass Limited - Key Facts 5
The Hour Glass Limited - Key Employees 6
The Hour Glass Limited - Key Employee Biographies 7
The Hour Glass Limited - Major Products and Services 8
The Hour Glass Limited - History 9
The Hour Glass Limited - Company Statement 10
The Hour Glass Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 14
The Hour Glass Limited - Business Description 14
The Hour Glass Limited - SWOT Analysis 15
SWOT Analysis - Overview 15
The Hour Glass Limited - Strengths 15
Strength - Brand Portfolio 15
Strength - Operational Network 15
Strength - Growth in South East Asia and Australia Geographic Segment 15
The Hour Glass Limited - Weaknesses 16
Weakness - Lack of Online Presence 16
The Hour Glass Limited - Opportunities 17
Opportunity - Awards and Recognitions 17
Opportunity - Growing Demand for Luxury and Fashion Products 17
The Hour Glass Limited - Threats 18
Threat - Changing Consumer Demands 18
Threat - Competitive Atmosphere 18
Threat - Rising Counterfeit Goods Market 18
The Hour Glass Limited - Key Competitors 19
Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 20
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 21
Performance Chart 23
Financial Performance 23
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 24
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 25
Section 4 – Appendix 26
Methodology 26
Ratio Definitions 26
About GlobalData 30
Contact Us 30
Disclaimer 30

List of Tables

The Hour Glass Limited, Key Facts 5
The Hour Glass Limited, Key Employees 6
The Hour Glass Limited, Key Employee Biographies 7
The Hour Glass Limited, Major Products and Services 8
The Hour Glass Limited, History 9
The Hour Glass Limited, Subsidiaries 13
The Hour Glass Limited, Key Competitors 19
The Hour Glass Limited, Ratios based on current share price 20
The Hour Glass Limited, Annual Ratios 21
The Hour Glass Limited, Interim Ratios 24
Currency Codes 26
Capital Market Ratios 26
Equity Ratios 27
Profitability Ratios 27
Cost Ratios 28
Liquidity Ratios 28
Leverage Ratios 29
Efficiency Ratios 29

List of Figures

The Hour Glass Limited, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 23
The Hour Glass Limited, Ratio Charts 25

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