Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (FLT) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

 Published On: Feb, 2015 |    No of Pages: 33 |  Published By: GlobalData | Format: PDF
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Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (FLT) - 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

Flight Centre Travel Group Limited (FCTG), formerly Flight Centre Limited, is a travel agency group. FCTG has more than 30 brands categorized into four major categories, which include Leisure, Wholesale, Corporate and other. The company operates through its Fight Centre stores in 11 countries. The Flight Centre brand comprises specialist business travel consultants focusing on business travel for small to medium enterprises. Its other brands include Escape Travel, Student Flights, Travel Associates, Cruiseabout, Liberty Travel, Infinity Holidays, GOGO Vacations, FCm Travel Solutions, Corporate Traveller, Stage and Screen, and cievents, among others. The company operates across Asia-Pacific, North America, and Europe, Middle East and Africa. FCTG is headquartered in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

The company focuses on the expansion and strengthening its network. In line with this strategy, the company increased its shop by 5% to 2,481 in 2013.

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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
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Key Facts 6
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Key Employees 7
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Key Employee Biographies 8
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Major Products and Services 9
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - History 10
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Company Statement 12
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Locations And Subsidiaries 13
Head Office 13
Other Locations & Subsidiaries 13
Section 2 – Company Analysis 15
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Business Description 15
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - SWOT Analysis 17
SWOT Analysis - Overview 17
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Strengths 17
Strength - Improvement in Profitability Indicators 17
Strength - Diversified Brands 17
Strength - Healthy Liquidity Position 17
Strength - Operational Network 17
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Weaknesses 19
Weakness - Lawsuits 19
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Opportunities 20
Opportunity - Business Initiatives 20
Opportunity - Creation of Emerging Business 20
Opportunity - Growth in Travel and Tourism Industry 20
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - Threats 21
Threat - Low Entry Barriers and Start-Up Cost 21
Threat - Competitive Environment 21
Threat - International and Political Risk 21
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited - 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 – Appendix 29
Methodology 29
Ratio Definitions 29
About GlobalData 33
Contact Us 33
Disclaimer 33

List of Tables

Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Key Facts 6
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Key Employees 7
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Key Employee Biographies 8
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Major Products and Services 9
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, History 10
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Subsidiaries 13
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Key Competitors 22
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Ratios based on current share price 23
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Annual Ratios 24
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Interim Ratios 27
Currency Codes 29
Capital Market Ratios 29
Equity Ratios 30
Profitability Ratios 30
Cost Ratios 31
Liquidity Ratios 31
Leverage Ratios 32
Efficiency Ratios 32

List of Figures

Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Performance Chart (2010 - 2014) 26
Flight Centre Travel Group Limited, Ratio Charts 28


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